Postgame Notes: Michigan 6, Nebraska 5
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May 19, 2012

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• 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.


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