College Spotlight – University of Michigan

University of Michigan

Division: NCAA I

Conference: Big Ten

Nickname: Wolverines

School Size: 37,200

Mailing Address: 500 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Team Site: University of Michigan Softball

Head Coach:

Carol Hutchins-

Program Highlights:

    • Coach Hutchins is entering her 32nd season leading the Wolverines
    • The Wolverines have won one National Championship and 18 Big Ten Conference titles
    • Coach Hutchins enters the 2016 season with 1,432 career wins, making her the second-winningest coach in NCAA softball history
    • T Michigan has produced 31 Big Ten Players/Pitchers of the Year and has had 17 players selected as NFCA All-Americans
    • Coach Hutchins founded the Michigan Softball Academy in 2010 in conjunction with the program’s annual “Pink Game.” The academy is a one-night on-field clinic for adults that raises funds for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer organization. The program has raised more than $500,000 for the American Cancer Society

Schedule Highlights:

The Wolverines opened their 2016 season going 4-1 at USF Wilson-Demarini Tournament and sweeping opponents at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Michigan will compete in three more tournaments, the Mary Nutter Memorial (Feb 25-27), the Judi Garman Classic (March 3-6), and the Red and Black Tournament (March 12-13) before starting the regular season March 16th at home against Eastern Michigan

For the Wolverines full 2016 schedule, click here.

More information for recruits can be found here.