No. 5 Michigan (33-6, 12-0 Big Ten) blew open a tight game with a big seventh inning, which included three of its four home runs on the day in a 14-0 victory over Michigan State at Secchia Stadium to secure a series sweep.
The Michigan State softball team dropped the second game of the weekend set with No. 5 Michigan, 8-0 this afternoon at Secchia Stadium. Junior Alyssa McBride went 2-for-2 for the Spartans (9-27, 2-11).
Michigan State trailed No. 5 Michigan 3-1 after three and a half innings of play, but the host Wolverines plated three runs in each the fourth and fifth innings to post a 9-1 victory in the first of three games between the teams. Only one Wolverine starter went without hit, and pitcher Haylie Wagner helped her own cause with three RBI.
Michigan State readies for a home-and-home series with archrival Michigan. The Wolverines, No. 5 in this week's NFCA poll, host Friday's game at 6 p.m. at Alumni Stadium in Ann Arbor. The series shifts to East Lansing for the final two days of competition, as MSU hosts the Saturday and Sunday contests at Secchia Stadium.
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