Postgame Notes: Northwestern 7, Michigan 1
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May 13, 2011

Recap |  Box Score

• Sophomore CF Patrick Biondi, who is hitting .301 (59-for-196), was 2-for-4 with two singles as he extended his current hitting streak to five games.

• Biondi's two-hit game was his fifth straight and team-leading 18th multi-hit game of the season. He has 39 career multi-hit games.

• Freshman OF/RHP Alex Lakatos, who is hitting .277 (33-for-119), was 2-for-4 while starting as the leftfielder. Lakatos has nine multi-hit games this season, including six two-hit games and three three-hit games.

• Freshman RF Michael O'Neill, who is hitting .306 (60-for-196) to lead the team, was 1-for-3 with a first-inning single, a sac fly, a stolen base and one run batted in. O'Neill has hits in 41 of his 49 games this season and he has a five-game hit streak.

• O'Neill, with one stolen base, has 25 for the season to pull one ahead OF Patrick Biondi, who has 24 steals for the season. O'Neill is four stolen bases behind the U-M rookie record for steals in a season set by Biondi (29, 2010) last season.

• O'Neill is second on the team with 26 RBI.

• Junior LF/catcher/DH Coley Crank, who is hitting .254 (45-for-177), was 1-for-4 with a second-inning single.

• Crank has hits in 22 of his last 30 games and nearly half his 45 hits have been for extra bases (22), including 14 doubles, one triple and seven homers.

• Freshman 1B Brett Winger, who is hitting .269 (14-for-52), was 1-for-2 with a third-inning double and a hit-by-pitch. Winger, who scored U-M's lone run, has hits in six of his last seven overall games.

• Winger has a seven-game hitting streak in Big Ten play.


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