The Players’ Tribune presents “Our Michigan,” an immersive look inside University of Michigan Athletics as it celebrates its 150th season of varsity sports. Focusing on three storied programs – football, softball, and men’s basketball — “Our Michigan” is an exclusive window into the world of a Michigan student-athlete and the Michigan experience.

 

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How I Became a Michigan Man

I had three goals when I came to Michigan. So far, I've achieved only one of the three goals.

The Michigan Wolverine softball team plays Rutgers on May 8, 2016 in Ann Arbor, MI. (Photo by Taylor Baucom/The Players' Tribune)

The Road to the College World Series

The 39th squad in school history also happens to be one of the most successful. The Michigan softball team capped off its 2016 season with a three-game sweep of Rutgers, which helped earn the Wolverines their 20th Big Ten championship, and ninth in a…

The Michigan Wolverines softball team plays Rutgers on May 7, 2016 in Ann Arbor, MI. (Photo by Taylor Baucom/The Players' Tribune)

What the (Blank)?: Michigan Softball

Next up in our What the (Blank)? series is the entire University of Michigan softball team.... Yes, the entire team. And yes, this is their real handwriting.

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What the (Blank)?: Michigan Softball's Sierra Romero

Next up in our What the (Blank)? series is University of Michigan softball infielder Sierra Romero. Yes, this is her real handwriting.

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What the (Blank)?: Michigan Hoops' Duncan Robinson

Welcome to the latest edition of What the (Blank)? Just like on the first day of elementary school, we ask athletes to answer a few questions about themselves so you can get to know them better.

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What the (Blank)?: Michigan Hoops' Derrick Walton

Welcome to the latest edition of What the (Blank)? Just like on the first day of elementary school, we ask athletes to answer a few questions about themselves so you can get to know them better.

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What the (Blank)?: Michigan Hoops' Aubrey Dawkins

Welcome to the latest edition of What the (Blank)? Just like on the first day of elementary school, we ask athletes to answer a few questions about themselves so you can get to know them better.

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What the (Blank)?: Michigan Hoops' Sean Lonergan

Welcome to the latest edition of What the (Blank)? Just like on the first day of elementary school, we ask athletes to answer a few questions about themselves so you can get to know them better.

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What the (Blank)?: Michigan Basketball's Caris LeVert

Welcome to the latest edition of What the (Blank)? Just like on the first day of elementary school, we ask athletes to answer a few questions about themselves so you can get to know them better.

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What the (Blank)?: Michigan Basketball's Mark Donnal

Welcome to the latest edition of What the (Blank)? Just like on the first day of elementary school, we ask athletes to answer a few questions about themselves so you can get to know them better.

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What the (Blank)?: Michigan Basketball's Brent Hibbitts

Welcome to the latest edition of What the (Blank)? Just like on the first day of elementary school, we ask athletes to answer a few questions about themselves so you can get to know them better.

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What the (Blank)?: Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman

Welcome to the latest edition of What the (Blank)? Just like on the first day of elementary school, we ask athletes to answer a few questions about themselves so you can get to know them better.