Soccer

Michigan coach Chaka Daley told his team to focus on set piece execution at halftime, and it led them to victory.

Freshman forward Mohammed Zakyi outstretched his foot and knocked the ball into the net, giving the Michigan men’s soccer team a 2-1, double-overtime victory.

Freshman striker Mohammed Zakyi scored both goals in Michigan’s 2-1, double-overtime victory Saturday.

Saturday was his best performance yet, signaling the completion of his transition to the college game.

Junior midfielder Robbie Mertz scored the Wolverines' sole goal Tuesday night against the Fighting Irish.

The Michigan men’s soccer team fell 3-1 in South Bend on Tuesday night, conceding two goals in the last 10 minutes.

Junior forward Francis Atuahene recorded seven shots and netted two goals Friday night, delivering in his usual fashion.

Led by junior forward Francis Atuahene and his two goals, the Michigan men's soccer team came out on top against Rutgers.

Freshman goalkeeper Hillary Beall boasted six saves on the day to secure an overtime draw.

Michigan’s formation was far from ordinary. Lining up in a 5-4-1 configuration, the Wolverines worked to assert defensive dominance, win the ball, connect and counter.

Goals have been hard to come by for the Wolverines this season, but Friday’s game offered more than a glimmer of hope.

Fifth-year senior midfielder Ani Sarkisian returned from injury Sunday, but played center back for an injury-laden Michigan team.

So far this season, the Michigan women’s soccer team has had a consistent story — the Wolverines have utilized a talented crop of freshmen to fill in the gaps left by a multitude of injuries. Michigan’s battle against Nebraska on Sunday was consistent with this narrative, with one notable exception.

On the heels of an overtime win in Madison last Sunday, the Wolverines were the more dangerous team for the majority of the game, but couldn't manage to pull away.

Junior midfielder Robbie Mertz and the Wolverines squandered a lead in their 2-1 loss to Oakland.

The Oakland fans’ energy, in a way, paralleled the energy of their players in the 2-1 win over the Wolverines, who missed a lot more than just their fans on a chilly Ann Arbor night.

Sophomore goalkeeper Andrew Verdi conceded two goals to Oakland in the second half.

Oakland senior forward Austin Ricci produced that noise on Wednesday night at U-M Soccer Stadium, where the Golden Grizzlies beat the No. 20 Michigan men’s soccer team, 2-1.