Michigan senior Sierra Romero has another award to add to her impressive resume: USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year. Romero was honored with the award Tuesday night in Oklahoma City. She became the first national player of the year in program history. The Wolverines’ star second baseman is batting .465 with 72 hits, 19 home runs, 78 RBIs and 74 runs scored in 56 games this season. Romero beat out Auburn’s Kasey Cooper and Florida’s Aleshia Ocasio for the award. Now, she will look to add one more final piece to her storied career: national champion. Romero and the
A four-run seventh inning allowed second-seeded Michigan to come-from-behind for a 5-4 win over 15th-seeded Missouri on Saturday and advance to its 12th Women’s College World Series as one of eight participants in the 2016 event in Oklahoma City.
No. 2 Michigan took advantage of a big first inning and stingy defensive to edge No. 17 Missouri, 5-3, in its NCAA Super Regional opener on Saturday in front of a sold-out 2,523 fans at the Wilpon Complex, home of Alumni Field.
No. 2 Michigan registered a pair of early solo homers and broke out with four-run fifth inning to defeat No. 23 Notre Dame, 6-2, in the NCAA Regional championship game on Sunday afternoon in front of 2,523 fans at the Wilpon Complex, home of Alumni Field.
Michigan advanced to the Ann Arbor Regional final with a commanding 6-0 win over Miami (Ohio) on Saturday. The Wolverines will take on Notre Dame in the regional final at 2 p.m. ET on Sunday.
Big Ten fans were be treated to a full day of NCAA Softball Tournament action on Friday!
This weekend’s NCAA Softball Tournament games in the Ann Arbor regional will be streamed live on BTN2Go while select games will be broadcast live on BTN. We’ve got the links and the game info in this post. Coverage starts Friday with two games on BTN TV and BTN2Go. Notre Dame plays Miami (Ohio) at 4:30 p.m. ET in Game 1 before the tournament’s overall No. 2-seeded Michigan hosts Valparaiso at 7 p.m. Not near a TV? Use the links in the schedule below to watch any of the games live and for free on BTN2Go. Saturday’s games start at noon and all
Six Big Ten softball teams made the NCAA tournament, it was announced late Sunday night. [ MORE: View the official interactive NCAA bracket ] Big Ten regular season champ Michigan highlights the Big Ten participants, earning the No. 2 national seed and hosting the Ann Arbor Regional. Illinois, Big Ten tournament champ Minnesota, Nebraska, Northwestern and Ohio State round out the Big Ten contingent. See how Big Ten teams celebrated the good news in the tweets below. WE'RE IN!!!!!!! #Illini #D1softball #RoadtoWCWS pic.twitter.com/erfbqwt7N5 — Illini Softball (@IlliniSB) May 16, 2016 Wolverines will host Valpo, Notre Dame, Miami (OH) in the
They didn't play in the regular season, but Michigan and Minnesota were the Big Ten's two top teams. Saturday night, in the Big Ten tourney final, it was No. 2 seed Minnesota topping No. 1 seed Michigan, 4-3, in a 10-inning marathon.
If you know softball, you know Sierra Romero’s name well. The star Michigan 2B is about to become a four-time All-American, and her all-around dominance makes her one of those “once-in-a-generation players.” “She’s going to go down as, arguably, the best player not just at the University of Michigan but in NCAA history,” Michigan coach Carol Hutchins said. BTN recently profiled Romero as part of its coverage of the 2016 Big Ten Softball Tournament. Learn more about Romero and her influence in the Mexican community in the feature above. *** And here are a couple Romero highlights from the 2015