Lacrosse

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Mira Shane made sure the Big Green worked for all of their goals. She had a season-high 16 saves in Sunday’s matchup, a game that saw the Wolverines come away with an 11-10 victory after a weather-induced delay, a full 60 minutes of regulation and two overtimes.

Molly Garrett scored the overtime goal to give Michigan the victory.

Less than 5 minutes later, the junior midfielder was back on the field. Forty-eight seconds into the second overtime period, she had the same opportunity, but this time she converted for her fourth goal of the season, breaking the tie and giving the Michigan women’s lacrosse team (4-0) an 11-10 win over Dartmouth (0-2).

Senior midfielder Brent Noseworthy scored a goal at a critical moment to lead the Michigan lacrosse team to victory.

But the Vikings would not go down without a fight. The Wolverines narrowly escaped the Krenzler Dome with a 10-8 victory over Cleveland State Saturday, fighting off a comeback from a persistent, gritty Viking squad to advance to 1-0 on the season.

Michigan returns nine of its 10 starters and 87 percent of its production from a season ago.

“We want to play a more up-tempo style,” said Michigan coach Kevin Conry. “We have the horses to do it.”

Conry’s “horses” include nine of 10 returning starters from last season, who accounted for 87 percent of the team's offensive productivity in 2018.

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On the surface, it’s not immediately obvious what drew Kevin Conry to coach the Michigan men’s lacrosse team.

The Michigan lacrosse team hired Justin Turri as its new assistant coach

The Michigan men's lacrosse team hired Justin Turri, former four-year starter and national title winner at Duke, as its new assistant coach.

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As No. 7 Johns Hopkins (3-1 Big Ten, 9-3 overall) ran out the clock to clinch a thrilling 8-7 victory, the Michigan men’s lacrosse team was slowly forced to accept the realization that its chances of advancing to its first Big Ten Tournament would have to remain a dream for yet another season.

Senior goaltender Tommy Heidt held Ohio State scoreless for nearly 29 minutes, but Michigan still fell.

Though it got a strong performance from its goaltender, Michigan fell to Ohio State, 8-5.

Fifth-year senior attacker Bianca Brueckner scored four goals in Michigan's loss on Thursday.

In a back-and-forth game, Michigan couldn't overcome Rutgers.

Junior midfielder Decker Curran and the Michigan men's lacrosse team couldn't overcome Rutgers.

Michigan couldn't dig out of its huge hole, and fell to Rutgers, 16-8.