May 19, 2012
Senior DH Coley Crank, who is hitting .251 (47-for-187), was 1-for-3 with a walk, a run scored and a run-scoring single in the seventh inning.
Crank's seventh-inning single snapped a 5-5 tie and proved to be his third game-winning RBI of the season. Crank is the active leader for the Wolverines with 11 career 'gamers.'
Crank, who leads the team with 45 RBI, has 153 career RBI in 200 games. Crank ranks in a tie for eighth place in career RBI at U-M with Jason Alcaraz (153, 1996-99). Phil Price (155 RBI, 1987-90) is seventh.
Senior RHP Brandon Sinnery (5-5, 3.91 ERA) pitched his team-leading fifth complete game of the season. Sinnery allowed five runs on nine hits with four strikeouts for his seventh career complete game.
Sinnery, who has 13 career wins as a Wolverine, leads U-M in wins (5), strikeouts (58) and innings pitched (101.1). Sinnery is just the sixth Wolverine to pitch more than 100 innings in a season and he is tied with Bobby Korecky (101.1 innings, 2001) for fourth on U-M's single-season list.
Sophomore RF Michael O'Neill, who is hitting .329 (52-for-158), was 1-for-3 with a single, a walk, a run scored and a game-tying RBI grounder in the seventh inning.
Junior co-captain CF Patrick Biondi, who is hitting .306 (635for-212), was 1-for-3 with a seventh-inning single to extend his hitting streak to six games. He has hits in 17 of his last 19 games.
Sophomore 1B Brett Winger, who is hitting .296 (58-for-196), was 1-for-4 with a two-run double as he extended his hitting streak to five games.
Winger, who leads the Wolverines in Big Ten hitting at .330 (29-for-88), is third on the team in overall action with nine doubles and has 12 doubles in 80 games in his U-M career.
Freshman LF/C Kevin White, who is hitting .236 (25-for-106), was 1-for-3 with a fourth-inning single and a walk. White has hits in 14 of his last 16 games.
Freshmen middle infielders Dylan Delaney (SS) and Eric Jacobson (2B) combined for 18 fielding chances without an error as Delaney had a put out and nine assists, while Jacobson had five put outs and three assists, and they turned a 6-4-3 double play, with 1B Brett Winger, to close out the win in the ninth inning.