Softball doubleheader vs #22 ASU (2PM EST) and #1 Florida (4:30PM EST) - Open thread

Submitted by ಠ_ಠ on March 5th, 2015 at 1:47 PM

The #2/#3 Wolverines, winners of nineteen straight, begin the Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, California today with two big time matchups.

First is ASU, who Michigan swept last weekend in Tempe. They also ended each of the past two ASU seasons, so the Sun Devils will be looking for revenge.

The second game features the two hottest teams in the country. In this one it will be Michigan looking for revenge after UF defeated the Wolverines in extra innings in the season opener. It remains the only loss of the season.

There is no live video available for either game today, but you may listen to the UF game HERE. I'll look for an ASU stream and update when I find one. Update: Looks like no audio available for ASU either.

GAME DAY! Ready to play two? #YouBetsa #GoBlue

— Michigan Softball (@umichsoftball) March 5, 2015



March 5th, 2015 at 2:08 PM ^

But why did Michigan schedule a series with Arizona St last weekend, knowing that they would play them in the first round of this tournament?  Or is softball not really like some other sports, as you can continue to play a team over and over provided they are solid competition?  Especially since once B1G season starts, the competition for Michigan drops significantly.


March 5th, 2015 at 2:47 PM ^

Sierra Lawrence... then doubled up.
w 2 outs, Romero barely missed a HR.. doubled off the left center wall. didn't make it home, but they're connecting on this pitcher.
0-0 going into bottom of 4tj


March 5th, 2015 at 3:05 PM ^

still 0... ASU lead off walked.. batter 2 nailed it. M left fielder made great grab at the wall. ... hit the wall and dropped it!! 2 on, no out for ASU


March 5th, 2015 at 3:26 PM ^

Missed opportunity..Blanco grounds out..Im kinda surprised Hutch keeps her in the cleanup spot..while shes been adequate she hasnt really been effective in the 4 spot..well see how it plays outh though


March 5th, 2015 at 3:52 PM ^

I was working on a legal memo during that half-inning.

Going through the comments caused (1) my chest to tighten, (2) sadness, (3) slight hopefulness, and finally (4) elation.

Oh I love you and despise you at the same time.