Oct. 18, 2013
U-M improves to 14-4-3 all-time against Indiana. The Wolverines have won four straight over the Hoosiers and own a five-match unbeaten streak against them (4-0-1). In addition, Michigan has not conceded a goal to Indiana since 2010.
It is Michigan's first win at home since Sept. 12 vs. Detroit (2-0), a span of 30 days. U-M had gone 0-1-1 in its previous two in Ann Arbor.
Michigan improves to 6-2 in matches decided by one goal. After scoring multiple goals in each of its first nine wins, U-M's two matches -- both wins -- have been by a 1-0 margin.
With her second-half goal, Nkem Ezurike is now two goals shy of becoming the school's all-time scoring leader. She has 43 career goals and is currently in a tie for second with Abby Crumpton (1999-02). Kacy Beitel (1997-00) is the current leader at 44.
Nkem Ezurike had eight shots in the match, a new season high.
Taylor Bucklin has recorded back-to-back shutouts for the second time this season (Sept. 6 vs. Pepperdine, Sept. 12 vs. Detroit). She has made 13 saves over the last two contests, which accounts for nearly one-third of her season total (42 saves). It is also her sixth shutout of the season.
Corinne Harris recorded her third assist of the season. It is her first point since tallying two assists vs. Oakland on Aug. 25.
Nicky Waldeck played for first time since Oct. 3 at Michigan State.
Michigan failed to score in the first half for the third consecutive match. The Wolverines have scored 12 goals in each half (and one in overtime) but have scored just three first-half goals in conference play (Nkem Ezurike at Iowa on Sept. 22, Christina Murillo and Meghan Toohey at Michigan State on Oct. 3).
The announced attendance of 1,165 is the third highest in the history of the U-M Soccer Stadium (for a women's match). Two of the three highest attendance figures have come this year: Friday night and Sept. 27 vs. Wisconsin (1,273).