Postgame Notes: #14 Michigan 9, Bowling Green 1 (5 innings)

March 27, 2013

Recap |  Box Score

Kelsey Susalla tied a career high with four runs batted in. She made her first start since March 5 vs. Boston College.

Jaclyn Crummey knocked in her first career RBI in the first inning. She also had two hits, which ties a career high (three other times, most recent at Louisville on March 8).

• Crummey stole her seventh base of the season in the first inning. She is tied with Lyndsay Doyle for the most U-M steals this season.

Sierra Romero went 1-for-3, extending her hit streak to six games. She is 8-for-10 in four games at Alumni Field.

Nicole Sappingfield had two hits and scored two runs. She is 5-for-10 against Bowling Green in three games, with five RBI and four runs scored.

Caitlin Blanchard made her first start at catcher since March 5 vs. Boston College. It was her seventh start at catcher in 2013. She made 12 starts at first base since then and 22 in all at first this season.

• Blanchard had two hits, giving her 10 multiple-hit games this season, tied with Sierra Romero for the most by a U-M player.

Haylie Wagner threw 26 out of her 36 pitches for strikes. She threw first-pitch strikes to eight of the 11 batters she faced.

Brandi Virgil entered the game in the fourth inning, playing right field.

Mary Sbonek entered the game as a pinch runner in the fourth inning. It was her eighth appearance as a pinch runner and the first since March 5.

• U-M batted .400 (4-for-10) with runners in scoring position.

• The Wolverines are now 30-5 all-time against Bowling Green (last: 12-2 win on March 28, 2012).

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