Softball

Freshman left-hander Meghan Beaubien throws a near-perfect game with 11 strikeouts to shut out the Terrapins.

Michigan finishes sweep over Maryland in defensive and offensive showing as Meghan Beaubien pitched a near-perfect game and Faith Canfied remained consistent at plate.

Junior outfielder Natalie Peters made the most of the errors thrown her way for a three-RBI triple.

The No. 14 Michigan softball team (13-1 Big Ten, 38-7 overall) swept the Terrapins (7-10, 18-30) over the three-game series due in part to the errors committed by Maryland’s fielders and the aggression from the Wolverines that allowed them convert the miscues to runs.

Junior second baseman Faith Canfield hit a line drive that forced an error from Maryland

Michigan wins in dominant fashion by taking advantage of opportunities given by Maryland's defense, allowing the Wolverines to rotate most players on roster into the game.

Senior right fielder Aidan Falk and the Wolverines played off Maryland's errors for the win.

The Michigan softball team took advantage of Maryland's defensive errors en route to a 6-0 win.

Sophomore outfielder Haley Hoogenraad has been an integral part of Michigan's success this season.

Thanks to the underclassmen stepping up and filling key positions, the Michigan softball team has found success this season.

Freshman left-hander Meghan Beaubien rebounded after giving up a run in the first inning.

Meghan Beaubien didn't allow a hitter to reach base after giving up a run in the first inning.

Tera Blanco had key hits in both games of Michigan's doubleheader against Rutgers

Sometimes, a sweep is nice and easy.

Other times, the wins on the record conceal the less-than-glamorous means it took to get there.

Junior catcher Katie Alexander has developed into a good, all-around catcher for Michigan.

Katie Alexander has gone from a backup plan to a good, starting catcher for Michigan.

Junior catcher Katie Alexander made strong defensive plays in Michigan's win over Michigan State.

On an offensively-lacking day, defense and baserunning came up huge for Michigan.

Sophomore designated player Thais Gonzalez scored the game-winning run for Michigan on Wednesday.

A timely play for a stagnant offense gave Michigan a win on Wednesday.