Postgame Notes: #15 Purdue 14, Michigan 3

May 12, 2012

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• Senior catcher Coley Crank, who is hitting .257 (45-for-175), was 1-for-3 with a two-run homer in the eighth inning to break up Purdue's shutout bid.

• Crank, who leads the team with 42 runs batted in, has 150 career RBI in 196 games. Crank ranks ninth in career RBI at U-M as he tied and passed Bryan Besco (149 RBI, 1995-99) on Saturday.

• Crank ranks third on Michigan's career home run list with 35 as he trails Nate Recknagel (43 homers, 2006-08) and Wolverine record-holder Casey Close (46, 1983-86).

• Sophomore 1B Brett Winger, who is hitting .289 (52-for-180), was 1-for-4 with a run scored. Winger's single to open the eighth inning snapped a streak of 20 consecutive Wolverines that had been retired in the game.

• Junior co-captain CF Patrick Biondi, who is hitting .310 (62-for-200), was 1-for-4 with a leadoff single in the first inning.

• Biondi, who has three of U-M's nine hits in the first two games of the weekend series at Purdue, has hits in 13 of his last 15 games.

• Senior co-captain 3B John Lorenz, who is hitting .250 (48-for-192), was 1-for-3 with a run scored. He has hits in 11 of his last 13 games.

• Sophomore RF Michael O'Neill, who is hitting .338 (47-for-144), was 1-for-4 with a ninth-inning single. O'Neill has hits in six of his seven games since his return from injury.

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