Putting together a string of dominant performances, the Wolverines won four out of five games. Their lone loss came against No. 1 Florida.
As the No. 2 Michigan softball team prepares to open its season this weekend, it faces a challenge in blending the old with the new.
For the Wolverines, this weekend not only marks the beginning of Hutchins’ 32nd year at the helm, but provides Michigan with an early chance at revenge.
All three starting outfielders return from last season’s second-place finish in the Women’s College World Series.
Though the Wolverines graduated All-American pitcher Haylie Wagner, this year’s pitching staff has the potential to be just as good, if not better.
While the Wolverines continued to succeed throughout the remainder of the year, Driesenga suffered a season-ending rib injury in the third week of the season.
With every player playing softball in some capacity while school is out, The Daily recaps some of the Michigan softball players’ summer schedule, past and present.