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T MI G D T

R'EDti'ESDAY, OCTOBER 2V, 1958

t 0

isinyak Rates Starting
1' Backfield Position

LEADERS STAY UNBEATEN.
Naltimore, Cleveland Top Pro Offense;
Brown Nears Rushing, Scoring Marks

_

By CHUCK ROZOLL
ilor Gene Sisinyak was tem-
ily moved into the number
ullback spot in the Michigan
ield yesterday.
kting fullback Tony Rio was
nded from the squad, pend-
the outcome of gambling
es placed against him. His
will be heard today.

Offers
uClasses

;d Slezak of the I-M depart-
at announced yesterday that
ruction in boxing, judo, and
ght lifting is now available at
:ost to any male student in the
Iverslty.
nstruction in these courses will
given at the I-M Building at!
following times: boxing, Mon-
and Wednesday evening from
) until 9:30; judo, Friday eve-
g from 7:30 until 9:30 and Sat-
ay morning from 9:30 until
10; weight lifting, Monday and
dnesday afternoon from 3 until
Let Philben, Harvey Glasow,
[Dick Motz will supervise the

Sisinyak, a double letter winner,
has been used to spell Jim Byers,
John Hernstein and Rio in the
fullback slot.
'Sisinyak is a very consistent
player and has always been very
useful to the team in a supporting
role," noted backfield coach Bump
Elliott.
Good Spirit
Reviewing Sisinyak's past two
years of secondary spots on the
team Head Coach Bennie Ooster-
baan commented, "he has always
shown a great deal of spirit and
has worked hard at all positions
at which we have tried him."
In his junior year, the 195-lb.
fullback averaged 3.4 yards per
carry during the 141 minutes of
action he saw
Temporarily promoted, Sisinyak
worked with the starting backfield
as it emphasized passing during a
long workout. Michigan's three
working quarterbacks, Bob Ptacek,
Stan Noskin and John Spidel al-
ternated at the helm.
Byers Ready
Oosterbaan also announced that
fullback Jim Byers would be ready
for the Iowa game on Saturday.
Moved in to play center at the
beginning of the season, Byers

injured his knee and was sidelined,
supposedly for the entire season
"Byers has made an amazing
recovery and comeback," noted
Costerbaan. "He has worked out
consistently and should be in
shape for the Iowa game."
Back in uniform and working
out lightly was guard Tom Jobson,
who has been sidelined with a leg
injury. Tackle Don Deskins was
hampered by a slight leg injury in
yesterday's practice session, but
will be ready for a full-scale work-
out today.
LSU Heads
College Poll
fy The Amwiated Prey
Undefeated Louisiana State
moved from third to first, and
Iowa jumped from seventh to sec-
ond, in the Associated Press weekly
poll which saw the top ten college
teams undergo the biggest shuffle
of the season.
Last week's leaders, Army and
Ohio State, were only able to gar-
nish ties last weekend, and dropped
to third and fifth place, respective-
ly. Army tied Pittsburgh, 14-14,
while Wisconsin held Ohio State
to a 7-7 deadlock.
Iowa Second
Unbeaten Iowa moved to second
on the strength of their 26-20 win
over eighth-place Northwestern,
who dropped to eleventh this week.
Auburn, now fourth with a 4-0-1
record, gained a notch in the poll
by virtue of an easy 20-7 victory
over Maryland, while Mississippi
was the only team to maintain its
position of the previous week,
sixth.
Bud Wilkinson's Oklahoma Soon-
ers are once again- inching their
way up the ladder as they ad-
vanced from ninth to seventh by
routing Kansas State, 40-6.
First Appearances
The eighth-, ninth-, and tenth-
place teams, Wisconsin, Colorado,
and Purdue, all made their flat
appearances in the poll this week.
Wisconsin has suffered one loss,
while both Colorado and Purdue
are unbeaten.
Texas, who held down fourth
place in last Week's Top Ten,
dropped twelve places to sixteenth,
as they wert maulfd by Rice, 34-7,
in one of the week's biggest upsets.

By AL SINAI
Who will stop the unbeaten
Baltimore Colts and the Cleveland'
Browns?
This is the question on all lips
as the National Football League
season rapidly draws to its half-
w ay mark,
These two teams not only lead,
the Western and Eastern Divi-
sios, respectively, but also are
the top offensive clubs in th* NFL.
Colts Lead
The latest team statistics show
that Baltimore gained 390 yards,
Sunday in their 35-10 rout of the
Washington Redskins and now
lead both divisions of theNL
with 2,048 total yards gained.
However, Paul Brown's superb
football machine is only 25yards
behind Baltimore as Cleveland
has gained 1.311 yards rushing
and 712 passing.
Of the Browns' 1,311 rushing
yards, 815 have been gained by
Cleveland's great fullback, Jim
Brown, who seems destined to
break both the league's rushing
and scoring marks.
Needs 204
Brown only needs 204 yards in
seven games to break ex-Philadel-

phia great Steve Van Buren's rec-
ord of 1,146 yards gained rushing,
which was set in 1949.
Barring injuries, the Cleveland
star is almost sure to set a new
rushing mark as he has averaged
163 yards per game. Brown also
needs just five more touchdowns'
to set a season's scoring record of
19,
Baltimore not only leads in of-
fense, as they have averaged al-
most 38 points a game, but also
has a rough defense. The Colts
have yielded but 3.7 yards per
rush to opponents, and are tied
with the Chicago Cards on pass
defense,
Final Ganes en Comet
Of the two, the Colts are faced
with the roughest remaining
schedule as their final four games
are against the tough coast teams,,
San Francisco and Los Angeles.
It was on the coast last season
where the Colts blew a golden op-
portunity for the 1957 title by
losing their last two games to the

49er's and Rams. Baltimore also
has one game against the Western
Division's second place Bears and
the Eastern Division's second
place Giants.
Willie Gallimore of the Bears
continues to hold down second
place in the scoring race with 54
points, while the Giants have the
top defense in either division as
they have allowed only 77 points
and 2.8 yards per rush.
Parim Leads
In individual passing. a new
leader, Vito (Babe) Parilli, has
emerged with 28 completions in
56 attempts for 557 yards and six
touchdowns. Parilli has averaged
9.95 yards per pass.
In other departments, end RA
Berry of the Colts still leads in
pass receiving with 27 catches for
453 yards; Redskin Sam Baker
has averaged 46 yards on 21
punts; while Philadelphia Fagle
Billy Wells tops punt returners
with an average of 12.5 yards on
11 returns.

SISINYAK PROMOTED--Gene Sisinyak, who has previously been
only a part-time fullback behind John Herrnstein and Tony Rio,
was moved up to the first team in practice yesterday.

I

ON THE I-M SCENE:
Chi Phi mins in Final Seconds

G R ICD SE LECTIONS
Are parley cards becoming hard to find?
If so, and you still would like to pick the winners of Saturday's
!ge football games, then Grid Picks is for you. It's fun, it's free,
e's a prize, and - most of all - it's legal.
Entry in this contest is very simple. Clip the list of games printed
w out of The Daily, plainly circle the teams you think will win,
ict the score of the Michigan-Iowa game and send the entry to
Picks, The Michigan Daily, 420 Maynard, Ann Arbor. That's
here is to it and there are no point spreads involved.
Reasonable facsimiles are acceptable and entries may be filled
in person at The Daily.
Winner of the contest will receive two free tickets to see Elgi,"
h opens this week at the Michigan Theater.
The contest closes midnight Friday and each contestant is at-
.d only one entry.
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By DAVE POHLOD
Chi Phi waited until the last
play of their game yesterday to
edge Sigma Alpha Epsilon, 14-13,
in a hair raising "A" social fra-
ternity playoff game.
With three seconds remaining,
Jerry Zigler made a desperation
catch of Bruce Conybeare's rushed
pass for the tying touchdown.
Time having run out, Zigler gave
the game a storybook finish by
gathering in another Conybeare
pass for the game-winning con-!
version.
Sigma Nu Wins
Typical of the closeness of the
afternoon's games was Sigma Nu's
7-6 overtime victory over Beta
Theta Pi. Sigma Nu's only touch-
down came as the result of a pass
from Buff Whelan to Zack Athe-
nas.
In other "A" action, Trigon
edged Triangle, 6-0, on a quick
jump pass from Tom Lynch to
Norm Dane.
Sigma Phi Epsilon exploded to
crush Sigma Alpha Mu, 20-0, as
quarterback Larry Lavercombe
passed his team to victory, throw-
ing two TD aerials to George Fead
and one to Lou Grimaldi.
Grosman Stars

to ice the match.
In other faculty games, Social
Psychology topped Navy, 4-2. So-
cial Psychology swept the last
three games of the contest to over-
come a one game lead the Navy
had. In another game, Air Science
crushed Cooley, 6-0, and Psy-
chology, displaying an almost per-
fect game, whitewashed Math,
6-0.
Yesterday also marked the open-
ing of residence hall volleyball.
Hinsdale topped Kelsey, 4-3, in a
close hard fought match. Allen
t
1-M Soccer
Finale Slated
The International All-Stars and
Turkey, by virtue of victories last
Sunday, will meet for the cham-
pionship of the International Stu-
dents Association I-M soccer
league on Nov. 23.
The All-Stars won an impottant
victory over Latin America, 4-2,
to take the lead in League 1, while
Turkey downed Canada, 6-0, to
retain leadership in League 2. The
league leaders will then play off
for the championship, which Tur-
key won last year.
In other games Hungary defeat-
ed Korea, 3-1, and China won

Rumsey whipped Taylor, 4-2; Chi-
cago breezed by Anderson, 5-1;
StrauUs tripped Huber, 4-2; Van
Tyne whitewashed Adams, 6-0;
Williams trounced Cooley, 4-2;
Reeves beat Wenley, 4-3; and
Lloyd defeated Hayden, 5-1 in
other residence hall action.

NO 2-9944

812 MONROE

NHL HOCKEY
Chicago , Montreal 3 (tie)

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Iowa at Michigan
Ohio State at Northwestern
Wisconsin at Mich. State
Purdue at Illinois
Minnesota at, Indiana
Baylor at TCU
California at Oregon State
Georgia Tech at Duke
North Carolina at Tennessee
Oklahoma at Colorado

11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
is.
18.
20.

Pitt at Ryracuse
SMU at Texas
Wake Forest at Clemson
Penn at Harvard
Kansas State at Kansas
Notre Dame at Navy
Auburn at Florida
Texas A & M at Arkansas
Alabama at Georgi*
Colgate at Army 4

dlif ornia Wins Four Successive Games
D Move into Contention for PCC Title

I

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By STEVE ROGERS
lifornia's Bears, weak sisters
e Pacific Coast Conference in
t years, are once again start-
D roar.
pre-season polls this year,
ornia was given little chance
aish any higher than seventh
e PCC. The Bears, however,
won their last four games,
ding three straight in league
and are now given a good
ce to take the conference
1 and represent the Pacific
in the Rose Bowl.
.i is quite a turn of events for
,m that last year managed to
Inly one game while dropping
A good deal of the credit for
reversal can be placed on
ornia's head coach, Pete
11t.
Ex-'M' Star
ott, who graduated from
igan in 1949, took over the
as head coach prior to the
of the 1957 season as the
rest mentor in the school's
football history,
spite his youth, the 31-year-
Elliott brought with him a
football background to Ber-
While at Michigan, he quar-
eked the 1947 team that wal-
Southern California in the
Bowl, 49-0, and the 1948 team
won the mythical national
pionship while capturing the
'en title.
ott won letters in football,
tball, and golf in 1945, 1948,
and 1948. He is the only
terman in Michigan's ath-

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