As the ball wrapped around third base and rolled into the outfield, the Michigan baseball team knew its hopes of a Big Ten Tournament Championship were over.
Down 4-3, the seventh-seeded Wildcats plated three runs in the top of the ninth against Lamb and sophomore left-hander William Tribucher to earn a come-from-behind, 6-4 upset win against the second-seeded Wolverines.
The two big men formed a formidable tandem last season, as Wagner emerged as a potent offensive threat and Wilson as a powerful defensive force.
As Michigan prepares for the tournament to begin, the Daily previews the contenders, predicts a champion and a potential sleeper and offers three things to watch this week for the Wolverines.
The defeat marks Michigan's first exit in the Regional round since 2011.
Michigan closed out its regular season in dramatic fashion: the Wolverines escaped a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the bottom of the ninth inning, and scored the winning run an inning later.
With its lineup rediscovering its slugging ways, Michigan romped to a 11-6 victory over the Spartans.
For the second straight season, the Michigan women’s tennis team battled Stanford in the NCAA Tournament. Unfortunately for the Wolverines, they experienced a similar result as the year before, as they fell, 4-1.
The Daily looks at the three teams Michigan may face in the Seattle Regional: No. 6-seed Washington, Fresno State and Montana.
Michigan meets its in-state rival with plenty at stake — most importantly, a conference championship and postseason aspirations.