Softball

Sophomore second baseman Faith Canfield is now batting .360 with five homers and 20 RBI this season.

Sophomore second baseman Faith Canfield continued her scorching weekend at the plate, notching a home run and a two-RBI triple.

Senior right-hander Megan Betsa pitched a complete-game shutout, recording 14 strikeouts Friday.

A late offensive surge of three runs in the final two innings, along with another stellar outing from senior right-hander Megan Betsa, led the Wolverines (1-0, 20-7-1) to their sixth straight home win.

Senior Aidan Falk in a game on May 28, 2016.

The 19th-ranked Wolverines will ride their five-game winning streak as they open conference play at Alumni Field.

Junior Aidan Falk in a game against Maryland on April 22, 2016.

The Michigan softball team scored eight runs on six hits in a game against Eastern Michigan on Wednesday. The Wolverines are riding a five-game win streak — the longest of their season.

Junior Tera Blanco in a game on May 28, 2016.

The Michigan softball team is rotating senior pitcher Megan Betsa and junior pitcher Tera Blanco, and it appears to be working for the Wolverines.

Junior right-hander Tera Blanco allowed only one run on five hits in her complete-game outing.

The Wolverines jumped on the Falcons’ right-hander Brooke Parker early and never looked back, outlasting Bowling Green, 7-1.

Michigan coach Carol Hutchins became the first college softball coach in the NCAA to reach 1,500 career wins on Sunday.

In locking up a routine run-rule victory over Kent State, 11-3, in the first game of a doubleheader on Sunday, Michigan coach Carol Hutchins became the first college softball coach in history to reach 1,500-career wins.

Junior infielder and first baseman Aidan Falk plays in a game during the 2016 season.

The 19th-ranked Wolverines captured their first series sweep of the season after collecting two more wins over Kent State in a doubleheader at Alumni Field, with an 11-3 run-rule victory followed by a 3-0 shutout Sunday afternoon.

Senior right-hander Megan Betsa threw a no-hitter with a career-high 17 strikeouts at Alumni Field on Saturday.

For the fourth time in her career — and the first since April of 2015 — Betsa threw a no-hitter en route to a 2-0 Wolverine victory over Kent State.

Junior right-hand pitcher and first baseman Tera Blanco in a game against University of Missouri at Alumni Field in May 2016.

With a mark of just 2-6-1 against ranked teams, Michigan has looked more like the trees at the base of a mountain than the peak itself.