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Sunddy, October 6, 1968

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Page Nine

Sunday, October 6, '1968 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Poge Mine

Michigan ruggers split

with Pitt

Bear growl a choke;

SCORES

I.

A' team falls
,i ,11-6 contest;
XW1Bwns 13 -6
By DIANA ROMANCHUK
Two late-period scores enabled
Pittsburgh to edge the Michigan
Rugby Club 11-6, yesterday after-
noon, but the Michigan 'B' team
came back for a smashing 13-6,
victory to salvage the day.
The first game was a.0-0 dead-
lock until early in the second
half, when Mike Johnson p u t
Michigan on the scoreboard with
a penalty kick.
A few minutes later, the center
scored a try to add another three
joints and put Michigan in front,
6 -0. The play, was set up' on a
30-yard run by Jim Cruikshank
who lateralled to Johnson five
yards from the end zone.
A penalty kick by Pittsburgh's,
standoff, Geoff Airey, made it a
6-3 game. Then with less than
five minutes remaining Jeff Ware,
he open side wing forward, tied
the score on a try.
Gaining possession of. the ball
once more, Pittsburgh worked it
way downfield, scrumbabk R o n
Sevin going over for the g a m e-
winning try which was converted
with lens than a minute' left to
Oplay.
In the second game, however,
the Michigan 'B' team jumped to
a 13-0 lead by halftime.
Fullback Dick Forbes opened.
the scoring with a penalty k i c k
early in the game.
Wing forward Jeff Grill and
enter Tom Webster each push-
ed their way. across the goal line
for Michigan tries; Forbes kick-
ing both conversions. But that
was the end of the Michigan scor-
ng.
Pittsburgh came back with a
try on a long run by Spike Nix-
Wdorf, midway through the second
half, but missed the conversion.
John Elder's penalty kick added
the final three points, as Michi-
gan maintained a 13-6 margin.
This afternoon, the ruggers
travel to Windsor to take on the
Blackrock Rugby Football Club, in
sisouthwest Ontario league action.
Next weekend, in keeping with
the Michigan-Michigan State riv-
alry, the ruggers meet the MSU
rugby club on Wines Field direct-
ly following the Wolverine-Spar-
tan football clash..
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Sports Staff

Penn Sate
By The Associated Press
JACKSON, Miss. - Sophomore
quarterback A r c h i e Manning
threw one touchdown pass and
Perry King booted 4 44-yard field
goal to boost Mississippi to a 10-8
Southeastern Conference football
victory over Alabama yesterday.
It was Ole Miss' 'first victory
over the Crimson Tide since 1910.
An overflow crowd of 47,152,
the largest ever to see a football;
game in Mississippi, saw Ole Miss
score its touchdown in the second
quarter. Manning directed an 80-
yard march that took only four
plays.
The key play was a 49-yard pass
play from Manning to wingback
Vernon Studdard. It brought the
Rebs from their 39 to the Alabama
12. A personal foul on the play
moved it on to the six. On the
next play, Manning hit end Hank
Shows in the end zone.

GRIDDE PICKINGS
1. Michigan 32, Navy 9
o n 2. Indiana 28, Illinois 14
rols on 13.te Dm 1 la
4. Minnesota 24. Wake Forest 19
yards on 25 carries, and Burk- 5. Purdue 43, Northwestern 6
6. Ohio State 21. Oregon B
hart's passing got the Penn State 7.M ichigan State 39, Wisconsin 0
attack going in the third period 8. Pittsburgh 14, William & Mary 3
to spark the win. 9. Syracuse 20,31 cL nA27
10. Penn State 31, West Virginia 20
Penn State scored in the first 11. Duke 30, Maryland 28
period on Ted Kwalick's one-yard 12. Mississippi 10, Alabama 8
13.SMU35,NC State 14
run- s ,1egon'State 35, Washington 1
* * * 15. Wyoming 27, Arizona State 13
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Fourth- 16. Auburn 26, Kentucky 7
ranked Florida rolled to a 31-14 17. Florida state 20, Texas A&3 14
18. Georgia 21, South Carolina 2!0
victory over Mississippi State yes- 19. Princeton 44, Columbia 16
terday behind the signal-calling 20. Lakeland 26, Eureka 0
of Jack Eckdahl and the break-
away running of Tom Christian. Harvard 59, Bucknell 0
Eckdahl, making his first start New Hampshire 17, Connecticut 10
at quarterback since he broke his Maine 28, Vermont 0
leg a year ago, called the shots as Cornell 17, Rutgers 16
the Gators roared to a 21-7 mar- Yale 49, Colgate 14
gin in the first quarter to gain Holy Cross 29, Dartmouth 17
their third straight victory. Boston College 31, Buffalo 12
theirPennsylvania 17, Brown 13
Christian, a senior tailback, ran Delaware 28, Massachusetts 25
51 yards for one touchdown in the shippensburg 21, Slippery Rock 12
first quarter and came back for

3

IVDWEST
Howling Green 17, Western Michigan 10
Miami, Ohio '24, Kent State 0
Kansas 68, New Mexico 7
.Missouri 7, Army 3
Colorado 28, Iowa State 18
Eastern Michigan 16, Akron 7
Ohio U. 40, Toledo 31
SOUTH
Kansas State 34, Virginia Tech 19
VirgInia 41, Davidson 14
Goga Tech 24, Clemson 21
Florida 31, Mississippi State 14
Citadel 31, Furman 12
Vilanova 19, Vi 13
LSU 48, Baylor 16
Tampa 17, Tulane 14
FAR WEST
Utah State 50, lMontaa 3
jStanford 24, Air Force 13
California 46, San Jose St. 0
Utah 17, Washington State 14
West Texas State 35, Montana State 20
SOUTH WEST
Arkansas 17, TCU 7
Texas 31, Oklahoma State 3
Houston 71, Cincinnati 33
Grambllng 22, Prairie View A. & M. 14
NFL
Cleveland 31, Pittsburgh 24
AFL
New pork 23, San Diego 20 t
Kansas City 18, Buffalo 7

MORGANTOWN, W. Va.-Penn
State rallied behind Charlie Pitt-
man's explosive running and
quarterback C h u c k Burkhart's
passing yesterday and the third-
ranked Nittany Lions defeated
West Virginia 31-20 for their
third straight football victory.
The Mountaineers, unbeaten in
their first two games, bounded
to a 14-7 lead in the second period
on sophomore quarterback Mike
Sherwood's pinpoint passing. Penn
State pushed a touchdown across
in the second period for a 14-14
halftime tie.
But Pittman, who rolled up 125,

58 yards and a second score in
the final period.
Two fumbles and a pass inter-
ception stopped long drives deep
in Mississippi State territory in
the second half and kept the crowd
of 54,921 on edge until the last
five minutes.
* * *
LAWRENCE, Kan. - Quarter-
back Bobby Douglass, ignoring the
wet turf caused by an all-day criz-
zle, passed and ran eighth rank-
ed Kansas to a 68-7 nonconfer-
snce victory over New Mexico yes-
terday.
The 6-3, 215-pound dandy pass-
ed for two touchdowns and ran
two more across while playing less
.than half the game.

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