Feb. 24, 2012
Michigan is playing in the NFCA Leadoff Classic for the 16th consecutive season. U-M is 54-18 all-time at the tournament.
U-M moves to 3-2 all-time against Illinois State and 8-5 versus Massachusetts.
Amanda Chidester's home run against Illinois State was the 32nd of her career. She currently sits in fifth place on Michigan's all-time list.
With an Illinois State run in the first inning, U-M had its streak of 28.0 scoreless innings snapped.
Michigan moves to 3-1 in one-run games this season.
U-M's 1-0 loss to UMass was the first shutout loss for the Wolverines since falling to Tennessee, 5-0, during the NCAA Super Regional on May 27, 2010.
LHP Haylie Wagner improved to 5-0 on the season with the win over Illinois State.
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