Softball

Michigan coach Carol Hutchins led the Wolverines to the series win over Indiana

The Michigan softball team used elite pitching and solid defense to escape Bloomington, Ind. with the series win over the Hoosiers and remain atop the Big Ten standings.

Sophomore third baseman Maddie Uden will face off against her sister for the final time against Indiana

Sisters Maddie and Taylor Uden are set to face off for the final time as the Michigan softball team takes on Indiana this weekend in one of its toughest match ups.

Junior second baseman Faith Canfield epitomizes plate discipline and offensive efficiency for the Wolverines

The Michigan softball team has used a developed sense of plate discipline to find offensive success this season.

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.