In observance of Women’s History Month, The Daily launches a series aimed at telling the stories of female athletes, coaches and teams at the University from the perspective of the female sports writers on staff.
Their stories are just as layered and their accomplishments are just as important as those of the men’s teams that have been in the spotlight all this time. They just haven’t received the same level of attention.
Good Riddance, the song by Green Day, played throughout Crisler Center — to good effort. On an afternoon completed with a win against No. 4 Utah, the No. 7 Michigan women’s gymnastics team (4-1 Big Ten, 11-2-1 overall) had one more reason for celebrating.
Jim Harbaugh's dive took place during the Michigan Water Carnival, a fun-filled swim meet between the Michigan, Oakland and Calvin swimming and diving teams. The carnival-themed meet included a wide array of unorthodox events including the 300-yard butterfly with fins and the 25-yard freestyle knockout.