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iwimming, Track

Teams Capture Big Ten Titles

. big second

. . more records .. . breaststroke champ

.. revenge victory

[ashnick, Clark, Legacki Win Saturday.
vents To Aid Record Point Total of 148,

(Continued from Page 1) v
Isan fans gathered in the
Atorium stands of Michigan
e's new multi-million dollar
Sports Building. At the end
ie third event of the afternoon
Wolverines had already dupli-
d last year's winning point
iur events were yet to be run

off with at least two Michigan
swimmers qualified in each event.
The Wolverines Alex Gaxiola
and John Smith kept the point
total climbing with a respective'
second and fourth in the 100-yd.
backstroke. Indiana's Frank Mc-
Kinney easily stroked to his second
win with a new Big Ten record
time of 56.0. Gaxiola finished in
.57 flat.

Fouts Named Assistant,

Jack Fouts is the newest inem-
ber of Michigan football coach
Bump Elliott's young staff.,
jFouts, a 33-year old graduate of
Ohio Wesleyan who has been a line
coach at Bowling Green the past'
year, was named a Wolverine' As-
sistant Coach yesterday. He will
aid Assistant Coach Bob Hollway
with.the line.
Arrives Soon

McKinney kept the Wolverines"
from yet another first in the final
event of the program. The Hoosier
sensation built up too great a lead
bn the first leg of the race for th
Wolverines to overcome although
Clark, Dave Gillanders and Dick
Hanley almost turned the trick.
Still Under Record
Missing first in a slap-slap finish
the Wolverines nevertheless swam
almost seven seconds under the
old Big Ten medley mark of 3:55.5
set by them last year. Indiana was
a tenth of a second better with a!
winning time of 3:48.7.
Ohio State once again retained
its, diving supremacy. Sam Hall
and, Ron O'Brien repeated their
one meter board winning perform-
ance from the three meter board.
Hall finished first with 538.41
points. O'Brien was second and
the 'Wolverines Joe Gerlack fin-
ished third.
Two Place in Dive
} Tony Turner and Ernie Meissnar
also contributed to the point total
with a respective fifth and sixth.
Michigan totaled six firsts in the
sixteen-event meet, but most im-
portant did what no other team,
has ever done, placing two or more
jmen in every event.
y. .
100-yard Butterfly - 1. TASHNICK,
(tied) Dewey, OSU, Coles, Iowa; 5.
Wilson, Wis.; 6. Coxon, MSU. 54.6.
100-yard Freestyle - 1. LEGACKI,
MICH.; 2. (tie) Morris, Iowa, Patter-
son, MSU, 4. McPhee, OSU, 5. Van
49.2., (Bettering Big Ten record of
49.5 held by Cleveland OSU).
200-yard Breaststroke - 1. CLARK,
,MICH.; 2. HOPKINS, MICH.; 3. Mo-
dine, MSU; 4. (tie) Miki, Ind., Hun-
sacker, Ill.; 6. Comstock, Minn. 2:21.5.
(Bettering Big Ten record of 2:26.0
by Hopkins, Mich., and' American
mark of 2:23.5 by Griffin, Hill.).
100-yard Backstroke -- 1. McKinney,
Ind.; 2. GAXIOLA, MICH.; 3. Beaver,

Michigan's RU
Illinois' Defen
(Continued from Page 1)
senior, Pete Stanger, defeated
teammate Dick Cephas and Con-
ference champ Willie May, of In-
diana, to win the low hurdles in
7:9-one-tenth of a second off
the Conference standard.
It was the third time in two
days that Stanger had the same
near-record clocking. Three op-
posing runners had defeated him
before this meet. He also added a
second place in the highs.
For the Wolverine veterans, the
team victory was sweet revenge in
a history-making comeback. Mich-
igan was eighth in both indoor
and outdoor meets last year.
Only Indiana made such a jump.
It leaped from eighth place in the
1950 indoor finals to win the out-
doors that same year.
Illinois won its "indoor title last
year after finishing last indoors
in 1957.nSandwiched between the
cellar and title finishes, however,
was a fourth place in the outdoor
Gregg Second
Michigan had good performances
all afternoon, but it wasn't until
Wolverine sophomore John Gregg
chased Robinson to the tape for
Run Again
MADISON -- Michigan's
newly crowned Big Ten track
champions will get another
test tomorrow night against
some of the country's best run-
ners when they take the field
at the Milwaukee Journal
his second place in the 60 that
victory appeared near. This was
the ninth event on the program.
Previous to Gregg's bout with
the best Conference sprint field
in years, Fred Montour and Wally
Schafer claimed key points in the
1,000-yd. run Runnerup Montour
passed Wisconsin star Dan McKin-
ney on the final curve and almost
caught winner Bill Erickson of
Minnesota. Schafer was a surprise
Marsh Dickerson, another of the
M' soph sensations, followed
Gregg's performance with a come-
from-behind third in the 600.
Clinch Crown
After that Michigan swept three
straight victories -the 300, the
half-mile and low hurdles - and
placed second in the mile relay

inners Smash
ding Champs
to clinch its first crown since the
1956 outdoor meet. Actually, the
mile relay was just anti-climactic
because the' Wolverines sewed up
the meet in the next two lap-event
the low hurdles - when Stanger
and Cephas raced one and two.
An all sophomore quartet of
Bryan Gibson, Don Chelfant, Dick-
erson and Seth added polish to
the already-won trophy in the re-
lay. Ohio, paced by Glenn Davis,
won the event with a 3:16.8 clock-
ing, the only other Big Ten record
of the day.
Michigan, despite Its peak re-
sults, did not dominate the whole
Colse Race
Davis outran Kerr in a :48.8
quarter mile -r- the day's closest
match. Along with the relay, it
enabled Ohio to join Illinois and
Indiana in winning two individual
Ernle Haisley and Ron Mitchell
shared high jump laurels for one
of the Illini wins and teammate
Larry Stewart was the shotput
Ron Long ran a near-record
9:09.6 in the two-mile to add to
May's high hurdle for Indiana.
B i
440-YD. DASH - 1. Davis, OSU; 2.
Kerr, Ili.; 3. B. Gibson, Mich.; 4.
Johnston, Ind.; 5. Storer, OSU. 48.8.
100-YD. RUN - 1. Erickson, Minn.;
2. Montour, Mich.; 3. McKinney, Wis.;
4. Schafer, Mich.; 5. Smith, MSU.
MILE RUN-1. Lake, MSU;. 2. K.
Brown,. Ill.; 3. Martin, Mich.; 4.
Enicks, Purdue; 5. Bowers, Ill. 4:10.9.
HIGH HURDLES - 1. May, Ind.; 2.
Stanger, Mich.; 3. Spivey, Ind.; 4.
Odegard, Minn.; 5. Huerts, Wis. 8:5.
SHOTPUT -- 1. Stewart, Ill.; 2.
Tidmore, OSU; 3. D. Brown, I1.; 4.
Lamphear, Wis.; 5. Heineke, Wis.
60-YD. DASH - 1 Robinson, Mich.;
2. Gregg, Mich.; 3. Hiller, Ill.; 4.
Coleman, Ill.;,5. Fowler, NU. :06.1.
(Equals Big Ten record set by Jesse
Owens, OSU, in 1935 and tied by Sam
Stoller, Mich. in 1936.)
600-YARD RUN - 1. Nixon, Wis.; 2.
Strayer, OSU; 3. Dickerson, Mich.;
4. Carr, MSU; 5. Toensing, Ind. 1:11.3.
300-YARD DASH (CQ) - 1. Robin-
son, Mich.; 2. Brown, Iowa; 3. Eth-
erton, Purdue; 4. 'Coleman, Ill.; 5.
Fowler, :30.3 (New Record, old rec-
ord of :30.8 set by Ralph Fessenden4

g Ten T rac Statisti
Il., 1958; also equals American rec-
ord set by Herb McKinley, Ill. in
HIGH JUMP - 1. (tie) Haisley, Ill
Mitchell, Ill., 6 feet 6% inches. 3. (tie)
Cephas, Mich.; Sheppard, Ind.; 5.
(tie) Palmer, NU; Loer, Purdue.
880-YARD RUN - 1. Seth, Mich.;
2. Kerr, Ill.; 3. Beastall, Ill.; 4. Dears-
dorf, Mich.; 5. Hughes, MSU. 1:55.3.
POLE VAULT - 1. (tie) Mamon
Gibson, Mich., Johnston, Purdue. 14
feet, 2% inches. 3. Landstrom, Mich.
14-0. 4. (tie) Bowers, OSU, Kleinhans,

MSU, Morrow, Minn., Joinson, Pur-
due, 13-4.
TWO MILE - 1. Long, Ind.; 2. Len
Edelen, Minn.; 3. Kennedy, MSU; 4.
Brown, Ill.; 5. Schwartz, Mich. 9:09.6.
Stanger, Mich.; 2. Cephas, Mich.; 3.
Williams, OSU; 4. May, Ind.; 5. Ped-
ersen, Minn. :07.9.
MILE RELAY - 1. OSU (Williams,
Storer, Strayer, Davis). 2. Michigan;
3. Wisconsin; 4. Indiana; 5. MSU;
3:16.8. (New record, old record of
3:17.5 set by Ohio State in 1958.)


BREAKS RECORDS AGAIN-Tom Robinson, Michigan's 'only
double-winner in its drive to the Big Ten track title, set records in
Snth thn I Oand 300- a.v. da.hesa


... new 'M' Coach
Smits Gives
Speech Here',
"The Changing Face of Sports"
will be the subject of tomorrow's
University Lecture in Journalism.
Ted Smits, General Sports Editor
of the Associated Press, will deliver
the speech at 3 p.m. at Rackham
Amphitheatre. This is one in a
series of lectures supported by the
Department of Journalism.
Started.in Michigan
Smits began his newspaper
career on the Lansing State Jour-
nal, and then went to work for the
International News Service in New
York. He was an INS bureau man-
ager in Los Angeles-before joining
the Associated Press in 1934.
With the AP he was appointed
bureau chief first at Salt Lake City
and then Detroit before taking
over as General Sports Editor in
In the latter post he has been
in direct charge of sweeping
changes in sports coverage, and
has great interest in the tech-
niques necessary to cope with the
shifts in values and standards in
today's sports-conscious world.
Dramatic Changes
Some of the dramatic changes
that have occurred in the past few
years are the effects on television
on sports, a much greater aware-
ness of outdoor news, and the
advent -of basketball and automo-
bile racing as major sports.
As the AP Sports Editor Smits
has instituted the first wire serv-
ice baseball statistics service, sup-
plying information I to the more
than 300 subscribers on the ever-
increasing AP circuit.
Since 1946. he has drawn all of
the top sports, coverage assign-I
ment-traveling to the 1948, 1952
and 1956 Olympics, plus the winter
games, the Pan-American Games,
and World Series every year.
College Scores
Dartmouth 69, Princeton 68
BnwineG reen 7.Miamit(Ohio 63

The new coach resigned his
Bowling Green position yesterday,
and is to report to Michigan as
soon as possible. Spring drills hav'e
tentatively been set for April 13,
and Fouts must become acquainted
with the 'M' setup by then.
A three-sports star at Wesleyan,
Fouts has received a masters de-
gree from Wisconsin and was a
very successful high school coach
at Dayton, 0., before going to
Bowling Green. In six years as
head coach at Dayton's Fairmont,
High he won 38 games, lost 13 and
tied three, winning two league
championships and placing second
Many Letters
He' also lettered in basketball
and track at Wesleyan, and earned.
a basketball letter at North Caro-
lina while attending school under
the Navy V-5 program. He is mar-
ried and has three children.
Fouts' hiring means that Elliott
has only one more position to fill
to have a complete staff. He has
yet to sign a second Assistant
Coach to help Hank Fonde with
the backfield.
Pro Scores

... diving third


Ind.; 4. SMITH, MICH.; 5. Murray,
OSU; 6. Ackerman, I1. 56.0 (Bettering
Big Ten record of 56.5 by Yoshi Oya-
kawa, OSU).
440-yard Freestyle - 1. Steuart,
BANSCOK, MICH.; 4. Parks, Ind.; 5.
FRIES, MICH.; 6. Onekea, OSU. 4:30.7.
Three Meter Diving - 1. Hall, OSU;
OSU; 2. O'Brien, OSU; 3. GERLACK,
MICH.; 4. Mills, Iowa; 5. TURNER,
MICH.; 6. MEISSNER, MICH. 538.40.
400-yard Medley Relay - 1. Indi-
ana (McKinney, Miki, Barton, Naka-
mura); 2. MICHIGAN; 3. Michigan
State; 4. Illinois; 5. Wisconsin; 6.
Ohio State. 3:48.0. (Bettering Big Ten
record of 3:54.5 which bettered form-
er of 3:54.5 held by Michigan).

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