Infielder Lindsay Montemarano is one of four Wolverines who will play their final regular season home series this weekend.
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The group of Kelly Christner, Megan Betsa, Lindsey Monterano and Abby Ramirez will go down fondly in Michigan's history books, but they have yet to write their final chapter.

Michigan coach Carol Hutchins in a game against Maryland in 2016.
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Exactly 39 years after the first complaint was filed, Hutchins is in the midst of her 33rd year as the head coach of the Michigan softball team, a pioneer for female athlete’s rights and the greatest collegiate softball coach of all time.

Sophomore Elodie Van Dievoet became Michigan's first ever individual Big Ten champion with a six-under-par 210, although the Wolverines trailed off after a strong start to finish fifth in the team standings.
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Before this weekend, Michigan had competed at the Big Ten Championships 36 times without an individual champion. This time was different.

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.

Junior first baseman Jake Bivens will move up to the leadoff spot in the lineup due to sophomore second baseman Ako Thomas's injury.
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With its 17-game home stand in the books, Michigan gears up for its first-ever trip to Piscataway — but without the services of second baseman Ako Thomas.

At Monday's press conference introducing Pearson, despite the "welcome back" theme, it was all about the future.

Senior pitcher Megan Betsa, who has the third most strikeouts in program history, was drafted 7th by the Akron Racers in Monday's NPF draft.
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The two seniors became the 14th and 15th Wolverines in program history to be drafted to the NPF.

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.