Softball

The Michigan softball team will look to develop its team chemistry on and off the field over spring break.

The fourteenth-ranked Wolverines (6-3) will head to California for their annual spring break trip to compete in two tournaments, the first being the five-game Mary Nutter Classic.

Senior left fielder Kelly Christner became the first Wolverine since 2009 and the fourth all-time to homer three times in the same game.

The weekend’s four games saw the team tally a total of 10 home runs from six different players.

Sophomore Tera Blanco's effort from the circle was essential in Michigan's win against Notre Dame on Sunday.

In its first game on Saturday against Notre Dame, the No. 11 Michigan softball team lost 6-4, but made a comeback against the Fighting Irish on Sunday.

Michigan coach Carol Hutchins geared practice toward the offense to prepare for this weekend's tournament.

After dropping two close games in Tampa, Fla. last weekend, the Wolverines now find themselves in uncharted waters heading into the ACC/Big Ten Challenge this weekend in Raleigh, N.C.

Senior right-hander Megan Betsa earned Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honors after striking out 27 batters.

The Wolverines’ opening weekend featured a constant battle of ups and downs, underscored by two tough losses on Saturday

Senior center fielder Kelly Christner finished 4-for-4 at the plate against Florida and 3-for-4 against St. John’s.

After winning their first two games at the USF Wilson-Demarini Tournament in Tampa, Fla., on Friday against Delaware and Illinois State, the Wolverines (3-2) dropped two straight Saturday.

Coach Carol Hutchins and the Wolverines are set to begin their season this weekend in Tampa Bay, Fla.

No. 6 Michigan will play five games in three days at the USF Wilson-Demarini Tournament in Tampa Bay, Fla., starting with back-to-back afternoon contests on Friday against Delaware and Illinois State.

Sophomore utility player Faith Canfield is expected to replace Sierra Romero at second base.

The onus to fill the void of one of the most accomplished senior classes in school history may have to fall on the shoulders of the underclassmen.

Senior left fielder Kelly Christner is entering her second year as a captain on the Michigan softball team.

A much-needed asset for the Wolverines, Christner is now looking to revert to her sophomore self — mentally and physically — and lead No. 6 Michigan to the Women’s College World Series for the fourth time in the past five seasons.

Senior right-hander Megan Betsa took the fall off to heal nagging injuries before her final season.

The two-time Big Ten Pitcher of the Year is the only established pitcher returning to the rotation following the graduation of Sara Driesenga.

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