March 21, 2012
Amanda Chidester recorded her first sacrifice bunt of the season.
Lauren Sweet recorded her first hit since going 3-for3 against Temple on March 4.
Sara Driesenga hit the first home run of her career with a shot over the wall in left-center in the third inning. All three freshmen (Driesenga, Lauren Sweet, Haylie Wagner) who have made a plate appearance have hit a home run this season.
Amanda Chidester's grand slam was the fifth of her career.
RHP Sara Driesenga evened her season record to 5-5.
Brandi Virgil saw her first action in the field this season, playing the final inning in rightfield.
It was Michigan's second five-inning win this season. U-M knocked off Penn State, 12-1, in five innings on Feb. 12.
It is only the second time this season U-M has put up double-digit runs.
Today's game marked the first home game for Michigan after playing 26 consecutive games on the road.
Michigan is now 55-8 all-time against EMU. The two teams will meet again on May 1.