The Wolverine

August 2013

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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Ten Women's Gymnast Of The Year, the NCAA Northeast Region Gymnast of The Year and the Michigan Female Athlete Of The Year awards. most combined singles and doubles wins (195). And he saved his best for last. He posted a 32-5 record in singles play this season, including a 23-1 dual-match record and a perfect 10-0 mark in Big Ten competition. He and doubles partner Shaun Bernstein went 11-9 on the year. After the Wolverines lost to Virginia Tech in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, King kept his career alive for two more weeks, defeating three top-70 players in the NCAA Individual Championships, before losing in the national quarterfinals. King earned ITA All-America and first-team AllBig Ten honors, as well as winning the Big Ten Conference Tennis Athlete Of The Year award. 5. Sierra Romero, softball: Romero came to Ann Arbor from Vista Murrieta High School in Murrieta, Calif., ranked by ESPN as the No. 3 overall prospect in the 2012 class. She immediately became the Wolverines' most dangerous offensive weapon. Romero compiled a .379 batting average, with 69 hits, 67 runs, 71 RBI and 23 home runs, all team-high numbers. Her home run total ranked sixth nationally and first in the Big Ten. She also led the conference in runs scored, RBI and total bases reached (153). Romero became just 7. Rachael Mack, field the second player in hockey: Mack was the conference history to Rachael Mack, a junior cap- driving force of the win the Big Ten Player tain on the field hockey team, Michigan offense, finOf The Year and Big Ten led the Wolverines in goals ishing with team-highs Freshman Of The Year (19), points (45), shots (98) in goals (19), points in 2012. awards in the same and shots on goal (68) courtesy (45), shots (98) and Photo season, joining for- michigan athletic media relations shots on goal (68). Mack mer Wolverine Sara Griffin (1995). was also in the top five in the Big Ten Romero was also a first-team All-Big in all of those categories. The junior Ten and a first-team Great Lakes All- captain boasted a 10-game scoring Region honoree. streak, scored two game-winners and was named to the All-Big Ten 6. Evan King, men's tennis: King, a se- Tournament team after the Wolvernior, wrapped up his Michigan career ines made a run to the conference with 116 singles and 79 doubles vic- championship game, where they lost, tories, setting a program record for 2-0, to No. 4 Penn State. Mack was

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