Sappingfield’s Senior Season of Personal Growth

May 30, 2014

By Dave Brandon  | Courtesy, Brandon’s Blog

It was Nicole Sappingfield‘s junior season.

Robertson Donates $3M to Endow Football Offensive Coordinator Post

May 29, 2014


ATHERTON, Calif. — On Wednesday evening (May 28), University of Michigan donors Jay and Michaela Hoag graciously hosted Michigan Athletics friends and supporters during the annual West Coast “Team Tour.” Special guests included John Beilein, men’s basketball head coach; Brady Hoke, J.

Morgan Receives Congratulatory Letter from President Obama

May 27, 2014

By Chad Shepard  | Courtesy

A few weeks ago, a letter (pictured below) arrived at the Morgan household, bearing a rather well-known return address: 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington D.C.

Big Ten Medal of Honor Q&A with Tiffany Ofili (2009)

May 19, 2014


• Big Ten Medal of Honor 100th Anniversary
• Michigan’s Big Ten Medal of Honor Recipients

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the Big Ten Medal of Honor, the Michigan Athletic Department will be profiling some distinguished student-athlete alumni who received this prestigious academic and athletic honor.

Tiffany (Ofili) Porter was a five-time national champion and All-American who dominated the national hurdle scene in the latter half of her Michigan career.

Morgan is the Complete STUDENT-Athlete

May 8, 2014

By Dave Brandon  | Courtesy, Brandon’s Blog

The college basketball pundits had little to say about Jordan Morgan entering the 2013-14 season.

Softball Academy Raises Record $118K for Breast Cancer Research

May 2, 2014

By Michael Kasiborski  | Courtesy

• Michigan Softball Academy Highlights Video icon
• Coach Hutchins on WTKA audio

The University of Michigan softball team, led by head coach Carol Hutchins, and in conjunction with the American Cancer Society, raised $118,283 for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer organization during its fifth annual Michigan Softball Academy on Thursday (May 2), a new benchmark for the event.

Since partnering with Making Strides in 2007, the Michigan softball program has raised more than $468,000 for the organization to support breast cancer research and outreach.

The fifth edition of the Academy proved to be the most successful yet.