Through 20 games, catcher Alex Sobczak looks to have filled the void in Michigan’s veteran-heavy lineup.
The Wolverines found a variety of ways to win en route to a 5-0 record at the Judi Garman Classic.
UCLA mounted one last effort, but it wasn’t enough, as the Wolverines hung on to win, 8-6.
Michigan finished 4-1 on the weekend, with its only loss coming against Washington.
Lawrence hit .500 last weekend, earning Big Ten Player of the Week honors.
Michigan has shown it can compete with some of the top teams in the nation, and the upcoming tournament provides another opportunity for the Wolverines to match up against more high-quality competition.
Michigan’s focus has led the Wolverines to develop a potent offense that averages 1.44 home runs per game, reaches base at a .450 clip and has a .349 batting average.
Even after falling just short of a Women’s College World Series title last year, the No. 2 Michigan softball team knows better than to assume past success is an indicator of future results.
The Wolverines finished a perfect 4-0 on the weekend, with two wins coming against No. 13 Florida State.
A healthy Driesenga has No. 2 Michigan in prime position to make another deep run to the Women’s College World Series.