THE MICHIGAN DAILY FRIDA,
'M' Wrestlers R t Big en Opositi
By JIM, BERGER I ,
Dennis Fitzgerald, Michigan's mat the Minnesota Gophers, and. the,
Michigan's unbeaten wrestling captain and Big Ten Champ at story here was much the same
team easily plowed through three 177-lbs., wallopped his and nearly
Big Ten mat teams to remain un- pinned him, as the OSU meet.
defeated in dual meet competi- Soph Helps Again Michigan lost points in
tion. Jack Barden also remained un- the lower weights, but in the mid-. , :' '
Ohio State was the first vic- beaten by winning another close die and heavier weights the Wol- S. , N....
tim, falling to the Wolverines 30-5 match, this time -by a 2-1 score. verines' strength insured another
at Yost Fieldhouse on Jan. 21. Barden, a sophomore, has come lop-sided victory, 25-11, a
Michigan won eight of the 10 through with several close wins The Gophers won the first three .<..
matches, lost one, and tied the for the Wolverines this season. matches, and lost the last seven.
other match, in the lop-sided vic- Michigan's undefeated, but once Badgers Fall 1
tory. tied, heavyweight, Karl Fink, won Two days after the Minnesota
In the first match Nick Arme- his match by forfeit for the sec- meet, the Michigan matmen mov-
lagos tied OSU's Don Schonauer, and straight meet. Fink's match ed on to Madison and complete-
2-2, in a comparatively dull match always comes last in a meet and ly overpowered the Badgers, beat-
at the 115-lb. class. In the second twice his team mates have built ing them 32-6.
match Don Green outpointed up such a lead that the opposi- Nick Armelagos, who . himself -
Michigan's Willard Root, 6-2, at tion didn't bother to hold the last was pinned at Minneapolis .ust".'
the 123-lb. class, to give the Buck- event. two days before, pinned his oppo- .
eyes a quick 6-0 lead. On Saturday, February 4, the nent at 4:24, and Karl Fink, pin-j..
From then on it was Michigan Wolverine matmen pushed on to ned his opponent at the phenom- .,,.
all the way. In the 130-lb. divi- Minneapolis for a dual meet with inal time of 0:51.- -
-Daily--Len Lofstromn y'"1"V
Olympic team, has been shuffling
UNSTOPPABLE--Or at last that's the way it has seemed to the his lineup, experimenting with
opponents of Michigan's Karl Fink (upper right) and Dennis sophomores and regulars alike in
Fitzgerald (above) this season. Fink is shown about to gain a pin, various weight slots in hopes of
while "Fitz" manhandles his opponent to the mat: finding the most powerful array
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