Nov. 3, 2012
There was a season-high attendance of 2,225, surpassing the previous high of 1,402, which came against Ohio State. It's also the fifth time this season U-M has played in front of at least 1,000 people this year. This was the highest attendance at U-M Soccer Stadium since 2,787 came out on Sept. 2, 2010, to see Michigan take on Butler.
Senior tri-captain Latif Alashe has now started 80 straight matches, having never missed a match in his career and sits in second place in program history in the category. Additionally, he is sixth all-time in program history in matches played.
Three Wolverines have found themselves in the starting 11 in each match this season: Latif Alashe, Tyler Arnone and Adam Grinwis have received nods in the first 17matches. Grinwis has been the lone Wolverine to play every minute of every match.
Michigan has now outscored teams 12-7 in the first half this season but has been outscored by a 13-8 margin in the second stanza.
James Murphy is now the team leader in shots, with 34. Fabio Pereira now leads the team with 12 points and extended his team lead in assists, recording his sixth on the season tonight.
Michigan is 5-10-1 all-time against the Spartans in the annual battle for the coveted trophy.