Michigan's Carol Hutchins, winningest teach in NCAA softball history, retires after 38 seasons Michigan softball instruct Carol Hutchins,

the winningest educate in university softball records, announced her retirement on Wednesday. "I want to begin by using expressing that today I am packed

with satisfaction, love, humility and gratitude," Hutchins stated in a released assertion. "I have served as the top coach of Michigan softball for 38 years, 

 and I am highly thankful to the university for this opportunity of an entire life. I will for all time bleed blue." Hutchins surpassed former Arizona coach Mike Candrea for most 

wins in NCAA softball records on Feb. 25. She completed her career with a 1,707-555-five file (.755 winning percentage). Her 1,684 wins at Michigan

are the most for any teach in any sport in faculty history. OPINION:Bad day for the 'No one cares about women's sports' crowd

DON'T MISS OUT: Sign up for our sports activities e-newsletter for updates sent in your inbox The Wolverines never had a losing season and reached the NCAA event 29 instances 

under Hutchins, who led Michigan to the 2005 Women's College World Series identify — the primary crew east of the Mississippi River to win a Division I softball championship.

"Words can not competently describe my appreciation for all that Carol Hutchins has done for the University of Michigan, the sport of softball,

nor for the effect she has had at the lives of limitless young people," Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel said in a released declaration.