Oct. 20, 2013
The Wolverines are 9-3-3 all-time against Purdue. They have won four straight in the series.
With Sunday's match being the team's annual Pink Game, Michigan wore pink shorts throughout the match.
The program's previous all-time scoring leader was Kacy Beitel, who totaled 44 goals from 1997-00. Nkem Ezurike (45 goals) needs 10 points to become the all-time points leader, a record that is currently held by Abby Crumpton (116 points, 1999-02).
U-M has won five straight Big Ten matches for the first time since 2001 (Oct. 12 vs. Indiana, Oct. 14 vs. Purdue, Oct. 19 vs. Minnesota, Oct. 26 vs. Michigan State, Nov. 8 vs. Michigan State). Since losing to Minnesota on Sept. 29, U-M has won five in a row, outscoring opponents by a 9-3 margin.
Michigan scored a first-half goal for the first time since Oct. 3 at Michigan State.
Nkem Ezurike's first-half penalty kick was the first PK by a Michigan player all season.
Nkem Ezurike recorded 10 shots in Sunday's contest, a new season high. Her previous season high was eight, which came two days prior against Indiana (Oct. 18).
Nkem Ezurike recorded her first multi-goal match of the season.
With her two goals on Sunday, Nkem Ezurike has scored six career goals against Purdue.
Christina Ordonez scored her first goal in Sunday's match since Sept. 1 vs. San Diego State.
Corinne Harris tallied an assist for the second consecutive match.
Michigan tied a single-game season high in corner kicks (11).