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.
The senior became just the third woman to claim conference titles in the 10,000 and 5,000 two straight years while leading Michigan to a fifth-place finish as a team.
With just four games left until the Big Ten Tournament, including a three-game home-and-away series against rival Michigan State, some may worry that the Wolverines are looking ahead, but Bakich assured they are far from it.
Breaking out of an offensive slump, Michigan claimed an important series sweep over Purdue.