Michigan opened up in Omaha with a 5-3 victory over the Texas Tech Red Raiders.
Jordan Nwogu got things going early. After a single to left and a stolen base, Michigan played a little small ball in getting him home. A one-out sacrifice fly from Jordan Brewer would do the deed and Karl Kauffman got through a drama-free first. Michigan 1-0
Despite an Nwogu double-play with Ako Thomas on first, the Wolverines extended their lead in the third. Joe Donovan fought for a walk and Jordan Brewer followed that up with a single. Jimmy Kerr, channeling his family’s CWS energy tripled to bring them both in.