Michigan was named the NFCA Leadoff Classic champion on Sunday, finishing a perfect 5-0 weekend with a win over No. 16 Louisiana-Lafayette. Tennessee also finished the tournament with a 5-0 record, but lost the tournament title to the Wolverines on a run-differential tiebreaker. 

For complete results for the NFCA Leadoff Classic, including boxscores of all games played this weekend at the South Commons Complex in Columbus, Ga., click hereclick here

The Wolverine pitching staff was a big factor in Michigan’s 5-0 record over the weekend as they allowed only three runs during the tournament. Michigan right-hander Jordan Taylor was named the Most Valuable Pitcher for the tournament thanks to the freshman’s 0.95 earned run average and 3-0 record. 

The Most Valuable Hitter was given to Louisiana Lafayette’s Holly Tankersley. Tankersley hit .412 with 8 RBIs, and a tournament high three homeruns. The entire All-Tournament Team includes: 

Most Outstanding Pitcher – Jordan Taylor, Fr., Michigan 
Most Outstanding Player – Holly Tankersley, Sr., YR, LA-Lafayette 
Courtney Bures, Sr., SS, Mississippi State 
Megan Gibson, Sr, P, Texas A&M 
Becca Heteniak, So, P, DePaul 
Jamie Hinshaw, Sr., 3B, Texas A&M 
Jennifer Lapicki, Fr., UTIL, Tennessee 
Haley Long, RF, Nebraska 
Brittany Osmon, Sr., 1B, Florida State 
Roya St. Clair, So., C, Michigan 
Amber Smith, Jr., P, Illinois State 
Katie Smith, Fr., LF, LA-Lafayette 

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