But while the loss may be a crushing end for Stevens and his classmates, they have elevated the program to a new level of success that was not fathomable this time last year.
A season filled with promise and accomplishment ended in dismay, as the 13th-seeded Wolverines surrendered a two-goal lead to Colgate and felt a sudden stop to its season with a 3-2 loss in the first round of the NCAA tournament
Michigan's Big Ten Tournament dream run ended with a 4-0 defeat to Wisconsin on Friday night. Now the Wolverines must await their NCAA Tournament fate.
The game-winner was a piece of solo magic from Hallahan, but the rest of the Wolverines’ dominant performance came through a balanced attack that saw five players tally either a goal or an assist.
After sophomore forward Jack Callahan scored a go-ahead goal, Michigan never looked back, cruising to a 4-1 victory.
It took 104 minutes, and it took soul searching. But the Wolverines captured their first conference title in school history, 17 years after the program’s inception.
Big Ten champions, for the first time in its history those are words you can finally associate with the Michigan men’s soccer team.
This four-minute stretch exhibited the blend of experience and youth that has propelled Michigan to its most successful season of the Chaka Daley era.
The Wolverines fought hard Wednesday night and earned a 1-0 victory on a game-winning goal by junior forward Francis Atuahene.
The Wolverines (3-4-4 Big Ten, 6-5-7 overall) couldn’t get the result they needed, falling to Rutgers (5-2-3, 11-2-4), in Piscataway with a final score of 1-0.