A lot of things were happening today all at the same time.
Michigan entered today's game against #10 Penn in the Michigan Stadium opener with an 0-27 record all-time against ranked opponents.
The Michigan Men, while not playing a great schedule, have done what they needed to do. Going 6-1 heading into this big showdown with an Ivy League team at home.
Michigan raced out to a 7-2 lead against the Quakers with the lead being cut to 3 at halftime.
Penn would outshoot Michigan by 15 and would score two goals in the final minute to cut Michigan's lead to one goal, but the Wolverines held on for the 13-12 win.
Brent "The Nose" Noseworthy had his 5th hat trick of the season, along with Ian King who also had a hat trick.
Noseworthy has 25 goals. The B1G season has not even started yet. He will become the single season goal scoring leader (32) very shortly.
Michigan did the following with today's win
- Beat a ranked team for the first time ever
- Beat an Ivy League team for the first time ever
- Clinched a winning season for the first time ever
- Pushed the win total to 7 wins, which is the most in program history
The Wolverines will play their next game against UMBC, two weeks from today at The Big House.