Women's Basketball

Guard Katelynn Flaherty in a game against Rutgers on December 28, 2016.

Flaherty and Thome were each vital contributors to the Wolverines team that won the WNIT Tournament for the first time in program history.

Senior guard Siera Thompson has not missed a single contest in her four years as a Wolverine.

Senior guard Siera Thompson has started in all but four of her 141 career games, and she’s averaged over 31 minutes of playing time each season — making her the most reliable player Michigan had on its roster this year.

Senior guard Danielle Williams was surprised by her twin sister Dominique at the WNIT championship game.

It was after playing her final game in her collegiate career in a Michigan jersey. After all of this, senior guard Danielle Williams got to hug her identical twin sister, Dominique.

The Michigan women's basketball team capped off the 2016-17 season with a WNIT Championship.

The Daily recaps the highlights and lowlights of the 2016-17 season.

Michigan sssistant coach Megan Duffy has accepted a head coaching job at Miami (Ohio) after coaching three seasons at Michigan.

Even though the offseason just started for Michigan, there has already been a departure from and an addition to the Wolverine family.

Sophomore center Hallie Thome celebrates with her team after winning the WNIT Championship against Georgia Tech at Calihan Hall on Saturday.

There was something about a deep WNIT run that seemed less than inevitable.

Junior guard Katelynn Flaherty kept the Wolverines alive in the WNIT championship Saturday.

Flaherty did her job and kept the Wolverines afloat before they managed to pull away in the third overtime period.

Sophomore center Hallie Thome cuts down the net after beating Georgia Tech 89-79 in the third overtime at the WNIT championship game on Saturday.

Starting next season, the Wolverines can look up in Crisler Center and see a banner of their very own, a tangible reward for over four decades of hard work.

Junior guard Katelynn Flaherty in the WNIT championship against Georgia Tech at Calihan Hall on Saturday. Michigan won 89-79.

Call it luck, or call it hard-fought will, but Michigan finally made it over the hump to hang a banner. For the Wolverines, they needed a flawless final minute of regulation. And in that minute, 44 years of waiting materialized right on cue.

The Michigan women's basketball team poses with their trophy after winning 89-79 in triple overtime against Georgia Tech at Calihan Hall on Saturday.

Michigan is going to get to hang its first banner in Crisler Center, after defeating the Yellow Jackets in triple overtime, 89-79.