Postgame Notes: #12 Michigan 5, Ohio State 1

April 5, 2013

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Sierra Romero had her third four-RBI game of the season. She now has 13 multi-RBI games, a team high.

• Romero extended her batting streak to 10 games. It is her second double-digit hit streak of 2013.

• Romero now has 12 multi-hit games, a team high. She tied a career high with three hits.

• Romero is now batting .786 (11-14) with four home runs at Alumni Field in five career games.

Lyndsay Doyle tied a career high with three walks (vs. Illinois State on Feb. 22).

Sierra Lawrence had her second outfield assist. She threw out a runner at the plate in the fifth inning.

Nicole Sappingfield extended her hit streak to six games.

Caitlin Blanchard extended her hit steak to eight games with a first-inning single. Her career best is a nine game streak in 2011.

• Michigan extended its home win streak over OSU to 24 games.

Brandi Virgil entered the game as pinch runner in the third inning. She had one plate appearance, a sacrifice bunt in the sixth inning.

• U-M is now 4-0 in night games.

• Michigan is outscoring opponents 59-18 in first innings and 31-16 in second innings. The Wolverines are 16-1 when they score in the first inning.

• Michigan swimming and diving head coach Mike Bottom threw out the ceremonial first pitch. Bottom was recently named the NCAA Coach of the Year at the men's championship meet. The Wolverines won their 12th national championship. The team brought the trophy and was honored on the field before the game.

• Romero now has 15 home runs. That is tied with Jessica Merchant (2004) for the fourth-best single season total in U-M history.

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