April 16, 2014
The Maize and Blue is 49-30 all-time against Central Michigan.
Michigan and Central Michigan have now met in 36 of U-M's 37 seasons of varsity softball. The two teams did not play in 1980.
U-M is 10-0 when hitting two or more home runs
Michigan collected 10-plus hits for the 23rd time this season and is 20-3 when doing so.
The Wolverines are 17-0 in run-rule decisions and have won by run-rule in 16 of their last 20 games.
The Maize and Blue has tossed 17 shutouts in 2014.
Nicole Sappingfield tied a season best with three runs scored (four times previously; last at Michigan State on April 13).
Lyndsay Doyle extended her career-best hitting streak to 12 games.
Sierra Romero tallied their 15th multi-RBI game of the season, tied for most on the team. Her five RBI mark a season and career high she has achieved three times previously (last: at UCLA on March 5).
Romero hit her first triple of the season and the third of her career.
Romero now has 19 multi-hit games, most on the team.
Romero has reached base in 22 consecutive games, a team high.
Sierra Lawrence collected her 15th multi-RBI game, tied with Romero for team lead.
Lawrence has now reached base in 20 consecutive games.