As soon as Katelynn Flaherty walked off a basketball court wearing maize and blue for the final time, senior center Hallie Thome immediately stepped into the spotlight.
The Michigan women’s basketball team (1-0) used it’s physical advantage to defeat Mount St. Mary’s (0-1), 88-40, Friday night at the Crisler Center.
Michigan jumped out to a 10-2 lead over Division II Findlay and never gave it up, running to an 84-38 lead.
In the Wolverines' 84-38 win against Findlay, Deja Church posted an extremely solid line.
The Michigan women’s basketball team will look to shed some offseason rust before it officially begins its season next Friday, Nov. 9, with an exhibition game tomorrow against Findlay University.
With her contract extension signed, Kim Barnes Arico is shifting her focus to consistency.
After missing out last season, Michigan got a bid to the 2018 NCAA Tournament on Monday.
The Michigan women's basketball team started slow against Penn State, but still dominated the Nittany Lions.
After a win against Maryland, Michigan is re-discovering its confidence heading into the Big Ten Tournament.
Even if Thursday's win wasn't enough to cement Michigan's spot in the NCAA Tournament, Dunston and Flaherty have left strong legacies.