After losing 1-0 in 11 innings on Friday, Michigan's offense orchestrated a monumental turn around, routing the Badgers with consecutive run-rule wins on Saturday and Sunday.
The move was an audacious — some would even say desperate — attempt to muster something, anything, out of an offense that has been at best inconsistent, and at worst lifeless for much of the season. But here’s the most surprising part: It worked.
The Wolverines will look to push aside fatigue and the pressure of final exams as they travel to Madison to take on a solid Badger team.
After appearing in just 21 games last season, Peters has utilized her speed and slap-hitting style to give the Wolverines a spark this year.
Lately, it has been bunts and steals that have allowed the Wolverines to pull out close victories, including one on Tuesday against Michigan State.
Three runs were enough for the Wolverines to squeak by against the Spartans for their second time in as many weeks.
On Tuesday, the 18th-ranked Wolverines will look to complete the season sweep against their in-state foe.
They're changes Blanco has noticed, changes Michigan coach Carol Hutchins has noticed and changes that just may change the course of the Wolverines’ season.
With “better energy,” as Michigan coach Carol Hutchins described, the Wolverines managed to piece together a rally.
The Wolverines hold the top spot in the Big Ten as they enter a series against Maryland this weekend.