Nov. 2, 2013
Michigan improves to 13-11-2 all-time against Ohio State. The win snapped a five-match losing streak to the Buckeyes.
It is the 50th win for this senior class. In addition, with Shelby Chambers-Garcia's second-half goal, every member of the senior class has scored at least one goal this season.
The win is Michigan's ninth in Big Ten play this season, a new program record for most conference wins in a single season. It is also the team's 15th win this season, fourth most in a single season in program history. The Wolverines won 16 matches last season. The record is 18, set in 1997.
Michigan has now won eight consecutive matches, a new program record for longest win streak. The previous record was seven, set Sept. 7-28, 1997. During the streak, Michigan has outscored opponents by a 16-3 margin, which includes five shutouts.
U-M improves to 13-0-0 when it scores first. It has scored multiple goals in 13 of its 15 wins this season.
With a goal and an assist, Nkem Ezurike is now six points away from becoming the school's career leader in points. She currently sits at 111 points after Saturday's match. The current record holder is Abby Crumpton with 116 (1999-02).
Shelby Chambers-Garcia became the 13th different player to score at least one goal this season.
Michigan's shutout streak currently stands at 336:59, not having allowed a goal since the 23:01 mark against Purdue (Oct. 20).
The Wolverines will make their second consecutive appearance in the Big Ten Tournament for the first time since the 2005-06 seasons.
Kayla Mannino started the match at forward. She was recruited as a forward but has played on defense since her sophomore season.