Postgame Notes: #5 Michigan 9, Michigan State 1 (five innings)

April 11, 2014

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• Michigan extended its win streak to 17 games and is outscoring its opponents 149-20 in that time.

• U-M is now 15-0 in run-rule decisions.

• The Wolverines collected 10-plus hits for the 20th time this season. They are 17-3 with 10 or more hits.

Haylie Wagner has now been hit by a pitch twice in a game twice this season (last vs. Kentucky on Feb. 22).

• Wagner set a new season high with three RBI (previous: two vs. Indiana on March 21).

Abby Ramirez hit the first triple of her career and Michigan's first triple at Alumni Field this season.

Nicole Sappingfield collected her 17th multi-hit game of the season, tying Lyndsay Doyle for most on the team.

Sierra Romero has reached base in 19 consecutive games, a new U-M best this season (Caitlin Blanchard, 18).

• With her bases-loaded single in the fourth, Caitlin Blanchard is now hitting 5-for-11 with 11 RBI with the bases loaded.

Taylor Hasselbach has 25 RBI during Michigan's 17-game winning streak.

• Michigan hosted Alumni Night at Alumni Field, with more than two dozen softball alums returning for a pre-game ceremony.

• Following the game, athletic director Dave Brandon and head coach Carol Hutchins hosted a ceremony to dedicate the new Donald R. Shepherd Softball Center.

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