March 15, 2014
Michigan is now 8-0 all-time with Kent State and 3-0 this season. U-M is now 18-3 vs. Louisville.
In 2014, U-M is 9-3 when collecting 10 or more hits.
Michigan had three sacrifice flies against Kent State, a new season high.
The Maize and Blue tied a season best with five stolen bases vs. Kent State (last: Utah Valley, March 1).
Michigan set a new season high with four home runs against Louisville (previous: two on two occasions). The Wolverines hit back-to-back home runs for the first time in 2014.
Taylor Hasselbach came into the day with one multi-hit game in 2014. She added two more in today's doubleheader (three hits vs. Kent State, two vs. Louisville).
Hasselbach's five RBI more than doubled her previous career best (two, achieved five times), and her trio of hits vs. Kent State tied a career high (previous: vs. Florida Atlantic, Feb. 9, 2013).
Against Kent State, Sierra Lawrence tied her season/career best with three hits (achieved three times previously). The last time she collected three hits was also against Kent State (Feb. 21).
Against Louisville, Sierra Romero had her ninth multi-RBI game, Sierra Lawrence had her eighth and Caitlin Blanchard had her sixth. The Sierras and Blanchard are 1-2-3 for the Wolverines in that category.
Sappingfield tied a career high with four hits against Kent State (previous: at Ohio State, April 7, 2012).
Sappingfield scored three runs against Kent State, tying a season high (last: at Louisiana-Lafayette on Feb. 14). She also stole two bases, tying a career high she achieved twice before (last: at Penn State, March 29, 2013).
Sappingfield had two sacrifice bunts in the game against Louisville, tying Lauren Sweet for the most in one game in 2014 (vs. Kentucky, Feb. 22).
Lindsay Montemarano collected the first runs batted in of her career on a two-run double vs. Kent State.
Haylie Wagner tied a team season high with six infield assists (achieved three times before).
Caitlin Blanchard's streak of 19 games reaching base was snapped.