Going into its game Saturday, the Michigan men’s lacrosse team knew one thing was certain: this was the final game of the season.
Jackson scored five goals against No. 10 Johns Hopkins, but it wasn't enough.
The Wolverines will be losing an anchor on their team at the end of the 2016 season in junior goalie Allison Silber.
The Wolverines struggled with fouls against No. 1 Maryland.
With the loss, the Wolverines are out of contention for a spot in the Big Ten Tournament.
Starting early on Sunday morning, local girls’ youth teams had the opportunity to play against each other in Michigan Stadium before watching the Wolverines play Penn State on the very same turf.
Though the Wolverines faced a 10-4 deficit coming out of the locker room, they didn’t roll over. Michigan managed to outscore Penn State 4-3 in the second half.
The Wolverines’ season isn’t over yet, but the next two games will likely be even tougher.
Michigan turned around a three-game skid, piling 13 goals on the Purple Eagles.
The non-conference matchup was especially welcome coming off a blowout loss at No. 13 Northwestern and a nail-biting defeat to No. 18 Ohio State.