Western Michigan Takes on Michigan

On Wednesday, March 27, 2002 the Western Michigan University Broncos take on the Michigan Wolverines at Ray Fisher Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. In 2001, the Broncos and Wolverines played against each other 4 times. Michigan won the first 2 games 4-1 and 9-6. Western Michigan won the next 2 games 4-2 and 12-9.

Pat Misch pitched 2 of the 4 games ending up with a record of 1-1 against Michigan. Tyler Grinnell lost the second game with Shawn Morrison winning the 3 game of the series.

Records:

Michigan 3-12 (Last game, Kansas rained out. The game before that was a 4-11 loss to Oral Roberts)

Western Michigan Broncos: 6-6 Overall (0-0 MAC)(Last game, 4-3 win over Michigan State Spartans)

Next Home Game:

The Western Michigan University Broncos will open their 2002 home schedule on April 5, 2002 with a 2p.m. start time against the Miami Red Hawks.

Star Players:

Michigan:

Brandon Roberts is hitting .357 with 18 hits in 49 plate appearances.
Rich Hill is pitching with a 5.32 ERA with a 0-2 record. In 22 innings pitched, he has allowed just 23 hits, while walking 17, striking out 33 and allowing only 13 earned runs.

Western Michigan:

Tim Frankhouse is hitting .479 with 23 hits in 48 at bats.
Tyler Grinnell has a 0.00 ERA. In 6.2 innings pitched he has surrendered 2 hits, 0 runs, 0 earned runs, 4 walks. He has struck out 13 batters.

Brad's Pitch:

With two in row, the Broncos will look to make it a streak, that's right a winning streak. This game might not be played due to cold weather, but what else is new for the Broncos this year. It is our goal to win the state of Michigan, the win against MSU was huge to start off many games against interstate teams, and a win at Michigan would be huge as we would move to 2-0 against the Big Ten. On the weekend, we travel to Tennessee Tech and it looks as if we get to play in somewhat warm weather for the first time this year. Have a good one.

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