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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8. 1969

PAGE SIX THE MICHIGAN DAILY THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1968

FOR UNDERGRADUATES
SYMPOSIUM ON LEGAL OPPORTUNITIES
"A STEP BEYOND"
or
"AFTER LAW SCHOOL-WHAT ?"
With representatives from
1. Small town law practice
2. Big city-large firm
3. Corporate legal staff
THURSDAY, FEB. 8, 7:30 P M., LAW QUAD LOUNGE

Digger' Koviak Sparks Icer Attack

By RICH EPSTEIN
Bruce Koviak is the WCHA's
answer to Bobby Hull and Stan
Mikita. He's got Hull's blond, curly
locks and Mikita's hustle.
One wonders how this young-
looking, small shouldered, 150-
pound senior ever succeeded in a
game of towering, brutish defense-1

Recreational Bantam League. At
this time Koviak's size did not
hinder him at all, for as he recol-
lects, "We were all small."
When he was 13, he played on a
team sponsored by the John F.
Ivory Company, along with young
stars Lee Marttila and Harold Her-
man.

season. He was playing on a line
with brothers Lee and Mike Mart-
tila, a line which was dubbed "the
kid line."
It was not as productive a year
for him as he had wished it to be,
scoring only 11 goals in compari-
son to the 18 he scored his first
year. Koviak suffered a knee in-

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men and fiercely aggressive charg- ' Bantam Champs jury in that February of that sea-
ing forwards. The league, how- That year, they won the Bantam son, and while he didn't miss a
ever, is well convinced of his abil- League National Championship. game. his scoring ability was
ity. At 15, he was given a chance to weakened.
Koviak is second in scoring for try out for thetJunior Red Wings.
the Wolverines with 25 points. :The coach at that time was Jim He underwent surgery on the
He joined his first hockey team Peters, whose son had left the knee during the summer and work-
at the age of 10 in the Detroit Junior Wings for the Red Wing
_farm system, thus opening a va- Tickets for the Michigan-
_ --cancy. The vacancy happened to Michigan State hockey clash
be on the center position on the Saturday night will go on sale
first line, with "the two best play- at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow, ticket
ers in the entire league" according manager Don Weir said last
to Koviak. Still, Koviak won the night.
!job, becoming the yourngest player
ever in the league to that point.
One of the greatest challenges ed hard to strengthen the leg. He
r Koviak encountered while with had great hopes of having a suc-
the Junior Wings was playing cessful season his senior year. So
against Mel Wakabayashi, later to far he has lived up to these hopes.
'become Michigan star and captain. One curious fact about Koviak's
Koviak had to shadow Wakabay- career is that he has not missed
ashi, twice the league's scoring a game in the last seven years. He
n ion Ballroom leader. has, however, had his share of in-
Opportunist juries. Earlier in the year at Den-
.Y.) 8:30 P.M. Koviak believes himself to be ver, Koviak fractured his cheek-
more of an opportunist, than any- bone during a game. And he re-
thing else, having "the knack of calls, "I was tripped and someone
being in the right place at the skated over me." He did complete
right time," he calls hockey "a the game, and was operated on
RECORDS game of breaks." He feels that later that night. Still, he returned
REODmany times a player will go out to action the following night,
d House) hIand play the same type of ga wearing a protective face mask.
tostraight nights atogamen
one game his shots will go in Keyed Up
while in the other, no matter what "I never get too nervous before
he tries to do, hecannottachieve games, but rather after they are
__ a single tally. all over," he explains. "I think it's
In Koviak's first year with the caused by the keyed-up state I
-- varsity he was named "sophomore usually end up in."

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Bruce.
because the soul sound gets me in
a good mood and takes my mind
off the contest."
Besides playing hockey, Koviak
majors in business education, and
is a student teacher in the fourth,
fifth and sixth grades in Ann Ar-
bor.

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of the year," placing fourth in the Koviak spends some time betore~
team scoring. His junior year, each game listening to the Temp-
however, ended with a rather poor tations. "I enjoy listening to them
goal output near the close of the a few hours before each game,
SPORT SHORTS:

He also assists the Ann Arbor
High School hockey team. Koviak
encountered one interesting prob-
lem. Instead of trying to find the
weaknesses in the goaltending, as
is usually the case, he had to im-
prove the Ann Arbor goaltender's
performance.

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Hawkeyes Whip Boil
IOWA CITY, Iowa () - Smooth throws before he fouled out with1
Sam Williams and Glenn Vidno- 4:35 left in the game.
vic, a sophomore making his var- Vidnovic, who joined the team'
sity debut, sparked Iowa to a only this week after being scho-
94-87 Big Ten Conference basket- lastically ineligible through the
ball victory over Purdue last first semester, finished with 17:
night. points.
The Hawkeyes won their fourth The Haweyes now have a 10-6
triumph in six conference games season record while Purdue is 9-7.
despite a 31-point shooting display
by Purdue's talented sophomore NBA Action
Rick Mount. Purdue's league mark IWalt Bellamy scored 32 points
was evened at 3-3. and picked off 21 rebounds while
Williams scored 24 points. Six leading the New York Knicker-
Iowa players tallied in double bockers to a 114-111 National
figures. Basketball Association victory over
Iowa took command of the the Baltimore Bullets last night.
game midway in the first half Bellamy sank 14 of 22 shots
and held a 49-37 margin at inter- from th- floor, including several
mission. The closest the Boiler- key baskets after Baltimore ral-.
makers could come in the second lied, and helped sink his former
half was the seven-point spread teammates.
at the final gun.

ermakers
tention when the Knicks started
a 12-3 splurge late in the third
quarter.
Rookie Earl Monroe again led
Baltimore with 30 points and his
running mate in the backcourt,
Kevin Loughery, scored 25.
Baltimore's Ray Scott, the
team's leading rebounder, played
only nine minutes of the first half
after incurring three fouls with
three minutes remaining in the
first quarter.
Cazzie Russell scored 16 points
for New York.
Bailey Howell's driving layup at
the buzzer capped a wild last min-
ute finish as the Boston Celtics
defeated the St. Louis Celtics de-
feated the St. Louis Hawks 102-
101 in the windup of a National
Basketball Association double-
header.
In the opener, Hal Greer's 27
points and Wilt Chamberlain's all-
around play led the Philadelphia
76ers to their fourth straight vic-
tory in a 125-123 romp over the
San Diego Rockets before 8,549
fans at Boston Garden.

Chicago 24
Boston 25
New York 23
Toronto 23
Detroit 201
west
Philadelphia 23
Minnesota 241
Los Angeles 21
St. Louis 19
Pittsburgh 18

16 13 61
18 8 58
18 9 55
19 9 55
23 8 48
Division
20 8 54
21 9 49
26 4 46
22 8 46
24 8 44

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j x esterday's Games
Montreal 4, Philadelphia 1
Chicago 5, Toronto 2
Boston at St. Louis (inc.)
Plttsburgn at ua~land (Inc.)
Minnesota at Los Angeles (Inc.)
NBA Standings
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Mount sank 13 of 30 tries frt
the field and added five I
SPORTS NIGHT EDITOR:
ELLIOTT BERRY

rom Rookie Walt Fraizer scored all
free 14 of his points for New York in
the second half and also was cred-
ited with eight assists and eight
rebounds.
The Bullets, who overcame an
11-point deficit to pull even at
55-55 by halftime, fell out of con-

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Yesterday's Results
New York 114, Baltimore III
Philadelpnia 1nSan Diego 10:1
Boston 102, St. Louis 101
SCOKES
Iowa 94, Purdue 87
Louisville 67, .Drake 66
Navy 89, Georgetown 85
Toledo 83, west. Michigan 71
Marshall 69, Miami, Ohio 68
Bowling Green 78, Ohio U 68
West Virginia 79, Georgia Tech 75
Depauw 90, Bali State 79
Cinvcinnati 99, Wichita 85
Dayton 64, Xavior Ohio 56

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