Michigan nips Lafayette, 2-1, advances to WCWS

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After being shut out, 5-0, in game two of its NCAA Super Regional series with Louisiana-Lafayette hours earlier, Michigan clinched a spot in the Women’s College World Series with a 2-1 comeback victory in game three Saturday at the Wilpon Complex.

[ Huskers.com: Nebraska takes Game 1 at Oregon ]

A day after bashing a walkoff home run in game one, senior Ashley Lane roped a go-ahead, two-run double with two outs in the bottom of the fifth of the deciding game, before Sara Driesenga shut the door in the final two innings.

[ NCAA.com: View the official interactive bracket ]

The Wolverines will play top-seeded Oklahoma to open the WCWS in Oklahoma City.

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