Since high school, Speight has maintained a relentless focus ahead, avoiding what outside voices may say about him.
As the 11th-ranked Wolverines head to the East Coast this weekend, they are hoping to avoid having the need for another lucky goal.
Following three consecutive scoreless outings, the Wolverines’ men’s soccer team (3-9-4) converted five times — its most since 2013 — against Oakland en route to a 5-1 victory Tuesday night at U-M soccer stadium.
Regardless of who won the women’s singles final at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships, the Michigan women’s tennis team was going to have a champion.
De Jong has seemed destined for his position since he started skating in Canada at age 2, but it wasn’t always that simple.
If Michigan hopes to finish in the top half of the Big Ten — let alone make it back to the postseason — it will need to develop a more consistent approach when it has the puck.
After the Wolverines lost some of their top scorers last season — including Kyle Connor, Tyler Motte and JT Compher — the team is looking to replenish some of the offensive initiative it lost last year.
It will be challenging for the young and raw Wolverines to compete in a conference with four ranked teams.
Some 300 volunteers from nearby Father Gabriel Richard High School take up the difficult task of cleaning up Michigan Stadium every week.