Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, April 2, 2016

It was only a matter of time before it happened, and it became reality Saturday afternoon.

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Longtime Michigan coach Carol Hutchins broke the NCAA softball wins record in an 8-0 run-rule victory at Indiana.

The victory marked Hutchins' 1,458th career win, and it's one she'll likely never forget.

The Wolverines made sure of that, dominating on the diamond and then celebrating their coach's achievement following the final out (not the best day for an ice bath) and on the team bus.

Watch Hutchins set the record in the video above, and check out the players surprising their coach with a celebration on the bus below.


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