Softball

Kelly Christner is slugging .549 heading into this weekend's series against Northwestern.

The Wolverines’ high-octane offense and overpowering pitching staff charge into this game with an 11-game winning streak.

Megan Betsa showed her All-American form from 2015 in throwing a one-hitter Tuesday.

Betsa pitched a one-hitter to help lead Michigan to an 8-0 victory over Western Michigan.

Sara Driesenga is off to an 11-0 start in the circle this season

Near the end of conference play, Driesenga approached Hutchins having made a decision: the pitcher wanted to come back for a fifth year.

Lindsay Montemarano snapped out of her slump with a two-hit, two-RBI game Tuesday.

Betsa’s 14 total strikeouts proved more than enough as the Michigan softball team (22-2) eased past the Broncos, 8-0, in six innings at Alumni Field on Thursday.

Megan Betsa threw a complete game shutout with 11 strikeouts against Illinois State.

Tuesday’s home game against Western Michigan represents the end of Michigan’s journey to Big Ten play. After facing the Broncos, the Wolverines will begin a 23-game conference schedule, with the exception of one game against Central Michigan.

Tera Blanco has become a potent threat at the plate and in the circle for Michigan.

Coming off a season in which the Wolverines relied on two pitchers, Blanco gives Michigan an experienced third starter as well as a capable bat.

The Michigan softball team raced to a 14-1 win over Eastern Michigan on Wednesday.

For the first start of her career, Faith Canfield had big shoes to fill. But the freshman seemed unfazed by the challenge.

Sara Driesenga racked up her 11th win of the season on Wednesday against Eastern Michigan.

No. 2 Michigan (21-2 overall) played its first home game of the season Wednesday, and backed by their potent offense and a strong performance from Driesenga, the Wolverines notched a convincing 14-1 run-rule victory over Eastern Michigan.

Romero is now the type of mentor to her teammates that her predecessors were for her.

Sierra Romero still remembers the first time she saw Michigan coach Carol Hutchins get ejected. “I want a coach that’s going to fight for me,” she said.

Terra Blanco will see time at pitcher and first base this season.

Veterans anchor the No. 2 Michigan softball team’s lineup from top to bottom.