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.
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.
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.
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.
As the Wolverines roll into their weekend series against the Hoosiers, they hope that more fans begin to take notice.
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.
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.
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.
On Tuesday, the 18th-ranked Wolverines will look to complete the season sweep against their in-state foe.