April 13, 2014
Michigan is now 82-27 all-time against the Spartans. U-M has now won 13 straight against MSU, dating back to 2010.
U-M scored double-digit runs for the ninth time this season and the sixth time against Big Ten foes.
The Maize and Blue tied the 2008 team for most grand slams in a single season with nine.
The Wolverines were flawless in the field during the three-game set with MSU. The Spartans committed four errors, with all of them coming in Sunday's game (April 13).
With its 10-run seventh inning, U-M set a new season best for runs in an inning. Previously the Wolverines had scored seven runs in an inning on four different occasions (last vs. Penn State on April 6).
Michigan tied a season high with four home runs in one game (last at Louisville on March 15).
Lauren Sweet tied a season and career high with two walks (four times previously, last vs. Texas on March 8).
Sweet collected her fifth multi-hit game and fifth multi-RBI game of the season.
Doyle extended her career-best hitting streak to 11 games.
Lawrence tied a pair of season and career highs with three hits and four runs batted in.
Romero has reached base in 21 consecutive games, a team high, and Lawrence has reached base in 19 straight.
Romero batted .625 (5-for-8) in the series and scored seven runs. She also knocked in three runs.
Sappingfield batted .500 (6-for-12), scored six runs and knocked in two more.
Sara Driesenga hit Michigan's third pinch-hit homer of the season and collected her second multi-RBI game of the season.
Driesenga now has three career grand slams, putting her in a tie for seventh with five others for most in U-M history.
Lauren Connell had her first plate appearance of the season, drawing a walk in the seventh.
Kelly Christner tallied her third multi-hit game of the season.
Christner and fellow freshman Lindsay Montemarano each have a four-game hitting streak going, career highs for both.
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