Pearson spent 23 years as an assistant coach under Red Berenson before serving as the head coach of Michigan Tech for the past six seasons.

Senior pitcher Megan Betsa finally got some run support on Sunday after losing a 1-0, 11-inning heartbreaker on Friday.
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After losing 1-0 in 11 innings on Friday, Michigan's offense orchestrated a monumental turn around, routing the Badgers with consecutive run-rule wins on Saturday and Sunday.

Senior shortstop Michael Brdar paced the Wolverines' offense, going 3-4 with two runs batted in and two stolen bases.
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Johnny Slater's home run to lead off the sixth inning triggered an offensive avalanche, as the Wolverines scored four more runs in the frame to pull away from the Hoosiers and win the final game of the series.

Junior left-hander Oliver Jaskie's 10 strikeouts weren't enough, as No. 13 Michigan lost to Indiana, 1-0.
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A home run on the second pitch of the game gave the Hoosiers a lead that they would never relinquish, and Michigan dropped the opening game of the series 1-0.

Junior left-hander Oliver Jaskie (36) leads Michigan's pitching staff with a 5-1 record and 65 strikeouts in 50 innings.
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As the Wolverines roll into their weekend series against the Hoosiers, they hope that more fans begin to take notice.

Redshirt sophomore cornerback Keith Washington recorded several tackles in Michigan's spring game.
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It may be fair to say — even before his travels to Rome and Buenos Aires — that Keith Washington has already had one hell of a spring.

Senior center fielder Johnny Slater had what Michigan coach Erik Bakich called the best game of his career.
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Pulling away from Michigan State on the strength of consecutive four-run frames, Michigan defeated its in-state rival, 12-4.

Three runs were enough for the Wolverines to squeak by against the Spartans for their second time in as many weeks.

Junior first baseman Tera Blanco has started to emerge as the middle-of-the-order bat she was expected to be.
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They're changes Blanco has noticed, changes Michigan coach Carol Hutchins has noticed and changes that just may change the course of the Wolverines’ season.

Michigan coach Carol Hutchins and the Wolverines have a chance to sweep Michigan State on the season.
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On Tuesday, the 18th-ranked Wolverines will look to complete the season sweep against their in-state foe.

Michigan coach Carol Hutchins shook up her lineup on Saturday, and the gamble paid off, as the Wolverines raced to consecutive run-rule victories.
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The move was an audacious — some would even say desperate — attempt to muster something, anything, out of an offense that has been at best inconsistent, and at worst lifeless for much of the season. But here’s the most surprising part: It worked.

Sophomore Anthony McCallum competing on the parallel bars. He won his second straight NCAA vault title on Saturday.
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Sophomore Anthony McCallum highlighted the Wolverines' performance by winning his second straight NCAA title on the vault, executing a challenging Tsukahara double pike for a score of 15.10.

Junior first baseman Jake Bivens was hit by a pitch to begin the first inning, sparking a four-run outburst to start the game against Indiana.
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The Wolverines stormed out of the gates Sunday with a four-run first inning. Coach Erik Bakich has emphasized a hard-nosed, gritty mentality, keying the Wolverines in such situations - when Michigan scores in the first inning, it is 18-1 this season.

Senior catcher Harrison Wenson in a 14-4 Michigan win over Oklahoma at the Wilson Complex.
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The Hoosiers jumped all over Michigan's pitching staff, taking the series with a 12-9 win.

Michigan softball coach Carol Hutchins has her team in striking position of the Big Ten lead with a trip to Wisconsin upcoming.
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The Wolverines will look to push aside fatigue and the pressure of final exams as they travel to Madison to take on a solid Badger team.

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has opened the door for his players to stay abroad after spring camp ends in Rome.
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For roughly 30 members of the Michigan football team, their European adventure isn’t ending in Rome.

Sophomore second baseman Ako Thomas hit 4-for-5 with three singles and a double against the Spartans.
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His most impressive statistic is that he has reached base in every game this season. It didn’t take long for him to continue that streak against the Spartans.

Abby Ramirez in a game against Northwestern on March 31, 2017.
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Lately, it has been bunts and steals that have allowed the Wolverines to pull out close victories, including one on Tuesday against Michigan State.

Sophomore designated hitter Nick Poirier boasts a .324 average heading into the matchup with the Spartans.
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Tuesday’s game figures to produce a high number of hits and runs, with both teams leading the Big Ten in batting average — the Wolverines are first with a .294 average and the Spartans come in a close second at .293.

Being around Michigan football has fascinated me since I opened this Christmas gift with Michigan football tickets. At the Daily, I got to cover the team I always dreamed of covering.
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I’ve dreamed of writing here since I was 6 years old and went to sleep thinking about Michigan sports.