Michigan baseball coach Erik Bakich on what this tournament run means for the program now and going forward. Angelique S. Chengelis, The Detroit News
Omaha, Neb. — This wasn’t how Michigan envisioned its fairy tale postseason run ending. This was never the last page in the Wolverines’ minds. Ever.
The Wolverines had been in multiple back-against-the-wall moments during the NCAA Tournament. They faced elimination in the Corvallis Regional and again in the Super Regional against UCLA, the top-ranked team in the country. They were unfazed by the prospects of an even series in the best-of-three College World Series national championship.