Lane Bashes Walkoff; Softball Takes Super Regional Game One
Romero on Softball All-Region First Team, Three on Second Team
Lawrence Slams, Driesenga Blanks Hawkeyes in Softball's DH Sweep
Notes & Quotes: #9 Michigan 5, Iowa 3
Susalla's Pinch Hit Caps Softball's Comeback Win over Iowa
At Michigan ... Finishes her career fourth on U-M's home run list (47), fourth in slugging (.615) and fifth on the RBI list (171) ... NFCA All-America third team (at-large/second base, 2013) ... NFCA Great Lakes All-Region Second Team (second base, 2013) ... All-Big Ten first team (2013) ... All-Big Ten third team (2012) ... NFCA All-America second team (second base, 2011) ... NFCA Great Lakes All-Region first team (second base, 2011).
Senior (2013) ... NFCA All-America third team (at large/second base) ... Great Lakes All-Region Second Team ... All-Big Ten First Team ... Regular Season ... Played in 63 games, starting 60 at second base and two at designated player ... Batted a career-high .363, and tied a career high with 18 home runs ... Smacked a two-run double to lead Michigan's Super Regional clinching-win against Louisiana Lafayette (May 25) ... Hit the eighth-inning game-winning home run against Louisiana Lafayette in game one of the Super Regional (May 24) ... Went 2-2 with a home run and four RBIs against Valparaiso in the Ann Arbor Regional (May 17) ... Hit a two-run home run against Ohio State in the Quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament (May 10) ... Smoked a three-run home run against Northwestern (May 5) ... Blasted two home runs and knocked in six runs vs. Central Michigan (April 23) ... Batted 3-for-5 with three RBI in both games of a doubleheader at Michigan State, including two home runs in game two (April 14) ... Went 3-for-4 with a double vs. Penn State (March 30) ... Hit a home run against Penn State (March 29) ... Collected two hits and four RBI vs. Purdue (March 23) ... Had a hit, stolen base and RBI vs. NC State (March 16) ... Went 2-for-2 with a home run and knocked in two runs against Arizona State (March 15) ... Collected two hits, including a home run, and three RBI vs. Louisville (March 8) ... Went 2-for-4 and hit a home run vs. James Madison (March 2) ... Hit a home run during and knocked in three runs vs. Texas A&M (March 1) ... Tied a Michigan record with five hits in one game against Illinois State (Feb. 22) ... Hit a two-run home run vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (Feb. 22) ... Hit a solo home run against Maryland (Feb. 16).
Junior (2012) ... All-Big Ten third team ... Regular Season...Appeared in all 59 games, starting 58 -- 50 at second base, five at first base and four at designated player ... Hit a team-high 11 home runs ... Carried a 10-game hitting streak from March 24-April 7 ... Posted four RBIs three times ... Knocked in Michigan's only run in the first game of the NCAA Super Regional against Alabama (May 24) with a double ... Went 1-for-4 with a two-run double against Louisville in the NCAA Regional (May 20) ... Hit a grand slam at Wisconsin (May 5) ... Went 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored against Penn State (March 24) ... Knocked out two home runs against No. 17 Louisiana-Lafayette (Feb. 25) ... Hit a home run against Penn State (Feb. 12) in the Tiger Classic.
Sophomore (2011) ... NFCA All-America second team (second base) ... NFCA All-Great Lakes Region first team (second base)... Regular Season... Garnered seven RBI on five hits, including a grand slam, in NCAA Regional play (May20-22) ... Knocked out a three-run home run at Michigan State (May 14) ... Went 3-for-6 with a home run and five RBI in Ohio State doubleheader (May 4) ... Knocked out a line-drive, two-run homer in 2-for-3 effort vs. Eastern Michigan (May 3) ... Went 4-for-6 with a home run, a double, and four RBI in a twinbill at Illinois (April 17) ... Tallied three hits against Western Michigan, including a double (April 12) ... Registered two home runs and five RBI on three hits in two games against Purdue (April 9-10) ... Knocked out the game-winning two-run homer in the fifth inning against Bowling Green (March 30) ... Went 3-for-3 with two RBI vs. Maine (March 4) ... Tallied two hits, including a home run, and two RBI vs. Villanova (March 4) ... Went 3-for-3 with an RBI double vs. Maine (Feb. 27) ... Posted three hits with a home run and four RBI vs. UCF (Feb. 25) ... Went 2-for-3 with two solo home runs vs. Long Island (Feb. 18) ... Kicked off season with a 3-for-3, four-RBI effort in opener vs. Southern Illinois (Feb. 11).
Freshman (2010) ... Appeared in 26 games, starting four games -- two at centerfielder, one at second base and one at designated player ... Scored Michigan's final run as part of a five-run sixth inning vs. Kentucky (May 1) ... Tallied a hit and a run scored against Utah at the Judi Garman Classic (March 19) ... Recorded first collegiate hit -- a fifth-inning single -- and scored a run in season debut vs. Tennessee Chattanooga at the NTC Division I Elite Invitational (Feb. 13).
Prep ... Graduated from Escondido High School (2009) ... Two-time San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic Team (2008, '09) ... Selected to the 2008 California All-State second team ... San Diego All-CIF first team (2008) and All-CIF Division I first team (2007) ... Named the 2007 Valley League Player of the Year ... Two-time All-Valley League selection (2007, '08) ... Earned Union Tribune All-Section and All-North County first team honors as a junior (2008) ... Twice selected as EHS' Offensive Player of the Year (2007, '08) ... Contributed to back-to-back CIF Division 1 state titles (2006, '07) and three straight Valley League championships.
Club/Junior Team ... Played with the Orange County Batbusters organization.
Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Majoring in psychology ... Born on August 15, 1991 ... Daughter of Dan and Margie Lane ... Father played baseball at Mira Costa College (1981-82) and Marymount College (1983-84).
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