Oct. 6, 2013
U-M improves to 4-1-1 all-time against Nebraska. The Wolverines have won all three meetings with the Cornhuskers since they joined the Big Ten in 2011, all of them by a score of 2-1.
The Wolverines have won their first three road matches in Big Ten play for the second straight season (Iowa, Michigan State, Nebraska). In 2012, Michigan beat Minnesota, Wisconsin and Northwestern to open the conference road slate.
Michigan is now 3-0-1 against ranked teams this season. The Wolverines have not beaten three ranked teams in the same season since 2006.
Nkem Ezurike snapped a three-match streak without a goal. Her last goal came Sept. 22 at Iowa.
Nkem Ezurike is now three goals away from becoming the school's career leader in goals. She now has 42 career goals, two away from tying current leader Kacy Beitel (44, 1997-00). Ezurike also has 99 career points, fourth all-time.
For Madisson Lewis, it is her first goal since Sept. 1 vs. San Diego State, a stretch of seven matches. It is also her first points since Sept. 12 vs. Detroit. She came into the match tied for second on the team in goals (three) and second in points (10).
Michigan has scored multiple goals in each of its nine wins this season. The Wolverines' last three wins have all been 2-1 victories. They are 4-2 in matches decided by one goal.