A profile of Wisconsin head softball coach Yvette Healy and her assistant Randy Schneider – who have transformed the Wisconsin offense into a high-powered unit.
Ninth-ranked Michigan scored four times in the top of the seventh inning to rally for a 5-3 victory over No. 16 Nebraska on Saturday afternoon. Read more at MGoBlue.com and find other Saturday results in this post.
Cammi Prantl had one of those catches players practice and hope to make when the lights are on in the first game of Wednesday’s doubleheader vs. Michigan State. With one out in the sixth inning of a 1-1 game, McKinzie Freimuth smacked a tailing liner down the left-field line. Innocent foul ball, right? Nope, Prantl, who had Freimuth positioned perfectly, read the ball off the bat and dove to make a terrific diving grab. Watch the play here.
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Michigan took both games of Sunday’s doubleheader vs. Iowa to sweep the series and run its winning streak to 21 games. The Wolverines last lost March 14 (3-2, vs. Virginia Tech). Watch our highlights from Michigan’s 8-0 five-inning win now and get all of Sunday’s scores, stats and recaps in this post.
Ohio State swept Penn State in a three-game series, thanks to a 4-3 eighth-inning walk-off victory Sunday at Buckeye Field. Sophomore Caitlin Conrad’s sacrifice fly to center field scored Megan Coletta for the victory. With the sweep, the Buckeyes improve to 26-14 overall and 6-6 in Big Ten play, while Penn State drops to 10-26 overall and 1-10 in league action. Read full OhioStateBuckeyes.com recap and view the box score.
The 19th-ranked Nebraska softball team won in its final at bat for the seventh time this season, scoring once in the top of the seventh inning of a 3-2 victory over Iowa on Sunday afternoon at Pearl Field. The win clinched a series victory over the Hawkeyes, while also wrapping up a 5-2 road trip for the Huskers. Read full Huskers.com recap and view the box score.