Postgame Notes: #7 Michigan 5, Valparaiso 0

May 17, 2013

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Sara Driesenga pitched her 21st complete game of the season and her third complete-game shutout of the season. This was Driesenga's first postseason game as a pitcher. She did not pitch in Michigan's five NCAA Tournament games in 2012.

• Driesenga's two-hitter is the second of the season for her (previous: vs. Northwestern on May 5). She previously threw a no-hitter against Hofstra (Feb. 23).

Ashley Lane moved into sixth place on U-M's career RBI list with her three-run homer (166). She picked up RBI 167 later in the game, putting her three behind former U-M player Catherine Davie.

• Lane collected her 15th multi-RBI game of the season, second best on the team.

• Lane's 17th homer of the season was her second career postseason home run.

• Lane picked up her 17th mult-hit game of the season, just one behind Caitlin Blanchard for the team lead.

• Lane left the game in the fifth inning.

Lyndsay Doyle hit her third double of the season and first since March 29 at Penn State.

Sierra Romero scored her 63rd and 64th runs of the season. Her 64 runs scored puts her in a tie for the third most by a Wolverine in one season.

• Romero had her 16th multi-hit game of the season and first since April 23 vs. Central Michigan. Her third-inning double is the ninth of the season for her.

Sierra Lawrence stole her 10th base of the season, tied for second most on the team.

• Lawrence played second base for the first time since Feb. 24 vs. DePaul.

Mary Sbonek pinch ran in the fifth inning, appearing in her 18th game of the season.

Kelsey Susalla pinch hit in the sixth inning and drew a walk. She has an on-base percentage of .550 as a pinch hitter.

Jaclyn Crummey entered as a defensive replacement in the fifth inning and went 0-for-1 at the plate.

• U-M improves to 19-3 when it plays error free.

• Michigan improves to 4-0 all-time vs. Valparaiso. U-M has given up only one run to the Crusaders in those four meetings.

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