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Posted on Wed, Feb 29, 2012 : 11:47 p.m.

Michigan softball and baseball teams lose in Florida and more Wednesday results

By Staff

The Michigan softball team was shut out for the second time this season when South Florida beat the Wolverines 2-0 Wednesday in Tampa, Fla.

The Wolverines (11-4) loaded the bases in the first inning, but failed to score. They had just one more baserunner advance past second base -- Lyndsay Doyle, who was thrown out at the plate in the fifth inning.

Doyle had two of Michigan’s seven hits. (Boxscore)

Freshman pitcher Haylie Wagner (7-1) was charged with her first loss after giving up single runs in the third and fourth innings. Wagner allowed seven hits and struck out three.

South Florida (11-2) pitcher Sara Nevins recorded eight strikeouts.


Jacksonville 2-8, Eastern Michigan 0-0: The Eagles (2-7) were limited to six hits in a doubleheader sweep by the host Dolphins. Katy Blaharski had two of Eastern Michigan’s four hits in the opener. (Details)


Florida Gulf Coast 8, Michigan 1: The host Eagles put the game away with a four-run eighth inning. Michael O’Neill’s solo home run accounted for Michigan’s only run. U-M losing pitcher Kyle Clark allowed eight hits and four runs in four innings. (Details)

Eastern Michigan 8, North Carolina Central 4: Sam Ott went 2-for-2 with three walks and a home run for the Eagles (2-5). Four of the six pitchers that EMU used did not allow a run during their stint. (Details)