Big Ten Softball tourney: Gophers take home title

Big Ten Softball tourney: Gophers take home title

Sam Macken had the game-winning RBI in the bottom of the seventh to lead No. 3 Minnesota to a 3-2 victory over No. 1 Michigan in the Big Ten Softball Tournament championship game. The victory marked the second Big Ten softball title in program history, and the first since 1999.

Minnesota kicked off the day with a 9-0 shutout win over Ohio State in a tournament semifinal matchup. Michigan followed with an impressive 4-3 win over Wisconsin in the second semifinal game, which set up the championship matchup.

Catch up on Saturday’s action, get the best video highlights and view the complete Big Ten Softball Tournament schedule in this post.

2014 BIG TEN SOFTBALL TOURNEY (ALL TIMES CT) HOW TO WATCH LIVE LIVE STATS
Thursday, May 8
Game 1: No. 6 Purdue 4, No. 11 Indiana 2 Live stream – BTDN RECAP | BOX | VIDEO
Game 2: No. 7 Ohio State 6, No. 10 Penn State 2 Live stream – BTDN RECAP | BOX | VIDEO
Game 3: No. 9 Illinois 6, No. 8 Iowa 0 Live stream – BTDN RECAP | BOX | VIDEO
Game 4: No. 5 Northwestern 10, No. 12 Michigan State 4 Live stream – BTDN RECAP | BOX | VIDEO
Friday, May 9
Game 5: No. 3 Minnesota 6, No. 6 Purdue 3 BTN TV & BTN2Go RECAP | BOX | VIDEO
Game 6: No. 7 Ohio State 7, No. 2 Nebraska 5 (8) BTN TV & BTN2Go RECAP | BOX | VIDEO
Game 7: No. 1 Michigan 8, No. 9 Illinois 2 BTN TV & BTN2Go RECAP | BOX | VIDEO
Game 8: No. 4 Wisconsin 5, No. 5 Northwestern 4 BTN TV & BTN2Go RECAP | BOX | VIDEO
Saturday, May 10
Game 9: No. 3 Minnesota 9, No. 7 Ohio State 0 BTN TV & BTN2Go RECAP | BOX | VIDEO
Game 10: No. 1 Michigan 4, No. 4 Wisconsin 3 BTN TV & BTN2Go RECAP | BOX | VIDEO
Game 11: No. 3 Minnesota 3, No. 1 Michigan 2 BTN TV & BTN2Go RECAP | BOX | VIDEO

MINNESOTA 9, OHIO STATE 0

Tyler Walker crushes a home run for Minnesota:

MICHIGAN 4, WISCONSIN 3

Caitlin Blanchard’s game-winning RBI:

MINNESOTA 3, MICHIGAN 2

Sam Macken’s game-winning RBI:

 

 

 

Advertisement

BTN Plus on BTN2Go

BTN Plus on BTN2Go

all times ET
Today
4:00 PMBowling Green at Michigan St.Watch
7:00 PMSIUE at Ohio St.Watch
7:30 PMButler at IndianaWatch
7:30 PMDetroit Mercy at MichiganWatch
8:00 PMMaryland at IowaWatch
Tomorrow
4:00 PMMaryland at Michigan St.Watch
Friday Sep 30
2:30 PMNorthwestern at Rutgers Watch
3:00 PMIowa at IndianaWatch

Watch hundreds of live non-televised Big Ten events via BTN Plus on BTN2Go.