UPDATE: Michigan softball player Bree Evans injured on field, taken to Michigan Hospital, condition improves
Michigan softball center fielder Bree Evans has been upgraded to fair condition at University of Michigan Hospital after a head-on collision at home plate during an exhibition game with Michigan State on Thursday evening.
On Thursday night, the hospital had listed her in serious condition.
Evans, a 5-foot-8 sophomore from Bloomington, Calif., started 59 games her freshman year for Michigan. The All-Big Ten second team performer hit .319 with eight doubles, two triples and 25 RBI. She also stole 16 bases.
Howard said the teams did not continue play after Evans' injury.