Postgame Notes: Michigan 6, Holy Cross 3

March 7, 2013

Recap |  Box Score

• Junior RF Michael O'Neill, who is hitting .464 (26-for-56) to lead the team, was 3-for-4 with three singles, a walk and one RBI.

• O'Neill has 10 multi-hit games this season and 42 career multiple-hit games. He has two of his nine career three-hit games this season.

• O'Neill's first-inning single extended his hitting streak to 16 games, which include the final four games of 2012.

• Senior captain CF Patrick Biondi, who is hitting .408 (20-for-49), was 3-for-5 with three singles, two runs scored and a stolen base.

• Biondi has six multi-hit games this season and 63 in his U-M career, and he has 15 career three-hit games.

• Biondi's single in the second inning extended his team-leading hitting streak to 19 games. He has hits in 30 of his last 32 games.

• With one stolen base, Biondi has five for the season as he pushed his all-time U-M stolen base record total to 93.

• Biondi scored two runs, giving him 13 for the season to push his career total to 162 runs scored as he moved into 10th place on U-M's career runs scored list ahead of Eric Rose (161 runs scored, 2004-07).

• Freshman SS/3B Travis Maezes, who is hitting .311 (14-for-45), was 3-for-4 with three singles for his first three-hit game, a run scored and one RBI. Maezes has a three-game hitting streak and three multi-hit games as a Wolverine.

• Freshman 2B/RHP Jacob Cronenworth, who is hitting .326 (14-for-43), was 1-for-3 with one RBI Thursday as he extended his personal season-best hitting streak to seven games with a fifth-inning single.

• Sophomore 1B/DH Kyle Jusick, who is hitting .290 (9-for-31), was 1-for-4 with a single and a run-scoring grounder that snapped a 3-3 tie in the fifth inning. The fourth run of the game proved to be Jusick's team-leading third 'game-winning' RBI of the season.

• Senior RHP Ben Ballantine (1-0, 3.86 ERA) pitched a season-best six innings, allowing four hits and three runs, two earned, to record his first win of the season. Ballantine (6-4) has six career wins as a Wolverine.

• Senior RHP Kyle Clark (0-0, 0.00 ERA, three saves) worked a scoreless ninth inning to collect his third career save. Clark has retired 13 of his last 14 batters faced in his last four bullpen outings.

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