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THURSDAY, 7 JANUARY 1965

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Mih Takes Fourth Bowl,
Dumps is-Matched' Beavers

Holiday Wins Costly for 'M' Wrestlers

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completed two more passes ran
around end for 10 yard n con-
nected on two more passes for the
touchdown.G
Six minutes later in the second
quarter, Michigan had telwbal on
its own 16-yard line aftr r
ceiving a Beaver punt. nberla
pitched the ball back to Anteadny
who started on a sweia atnod
right end, cut back oss Ihe
middle of the field, and wi. Ky
blocks by end John en1 rson

and halfback Carl Ward, cbarged
down the left sidelines into the
end zone untouched.
Longest Run
This 84-yard rush made An-
thony the Rose Bowl recordholder
for the longest run from scrm-
mage. The old record of 81 yards
was set by Iowa's Bob Jeter
against California in the 1959
game.
Timberlake's kick was wide to
the left, and the Beavers held a
7-6 lead. It was the first kick for

the extra point Timberlake bad
missed all season after 17 straight;
conversions.
Oregon State received the kick-
off, ran two plays, and punted.
Michigan moved down to the;
Oregon State 37-yard line before'
being set back when Ward was.
detected clipping. The speedyl
sophomore more than made up for;
his infraction, however, when he
went 43 yards around right end
on the next play for the touch-
down. Timberlake's pass to end
Ben Farabee for the two-point
conversion was batted down and
the Wolverines left the field at,
halftime, ahead 12-7.I
After the blocked punt in the
third quarter, Michigan pushed
the ball over the goal line from
the 15 in six plays. Halfback Jim
Detwiler made the key play of
the drive with a four-yard gain
up the middle for a first down on
a fourth down and two yards to
go situation. Anthony carried the
ball over left guard from the one
for the score.{

By BOB CARNEY
In the books, the 1964 holidays
will be registered as one of the
most successful ever for the Mich-
igan wrestling team.
After overpowering two of the
East's finest teams, Penn State
and Cornell in mid-December, the
Wolverines returned to the Mid-
west and walked off with the
Midlands Open Tournament inj
La Grange, Illinois.
The two Eastern victories werel
the 22nd and 23rd straight dual
meet victories for the matmen,
who will see action Saturday at
Pittsburgh, their final non-con-
ference opponent before the Big
Ten opener at Illinois.
The holiday success, however,
was costly.

Stowell also suffered minor in-
juries, but both have recovered
satisfactorily.
In light of these injuries, it
isn't surprising that Keen was
even more pleased with the holi-
day victories.
Stamina
"The boys showed tremendous
stamina," said Keen after the
Midlands Tournament, "If we can
get healthy we'll still he in con-
tention for the Big Ten title."
Part of the reason for Keen's
satisfaction, of course, is due to
the showing of the Wolverines in
the East, after %vhich Keen con-
cluded:
"We haven't got a weak man at
any point. We may get licked,
but it'll take a good team."
In a hard fought battle before
a capacity crowd at Penn State,
the Wolverines used a pin by 130-
pounder Doug Hornung and vic-
tories in the meet's final two
matches to gain a 17-9 victory.
After Bob Fehrs lost a 10-6
decision in the opening 123-pound
match, Hornung pinned Lion Jim
Purdy at 2:10 of ;he first period,
and Michigan never trailed again.
Close Gap
The Wolverines bettered the
Lions in the 137- and 157-pound
classes, with Johannesen and
Deitrick scoring victories, but the
Lions gained wins at 147 and 167
to move to within two points of
the visitors, 11-9.
Chris Stowell, however, added
three more points to the Michigan
total with an impressive 5-1 win
at 177, and Bob Spaly finished off
the home team with a 5-0 shut-
out victory in the heavyweight
division.
In the Cornell meet, the Wol-
verines took advantage of two
wins and a draw in the first three
matches to coast to a 19-8 victory.
Tino Lambrose posted a tight
3-1 victory over formerly unde-
feated Bob Stock in the 123-pound

were able to gain a first, a second
and a third to take the Trophy.
Northwestern's two firsts and
one second helped them to the
runnerup spot, while Michigan
State placed third with a first
and two seconds.
Michigan's only title-winner
was Fehrs, who wrestled in the
123-pound division. Ironically,
Fehrs had to beat teammate Lam-
brose for the title. Lambrose, how-
ever, was wrestling unattached,
since only one team representa-
tive per weight class is allowed.
Had he defeated Fehrs, the Wol-
verines would have lost the team
title. As it was, Fehrs emerged
with a 5-2 decision in one of the
night's closest matches.
Upset Victory
On his way to the finals, Lam-
brose pulled one of the meet's
biggest upsets, defeating Terry
Finn of Southern Illinois, 5-2.
Finn was the 1964 123-pound
NCAA champion.
Michigan State had wrestlers
in the finals of the "130, 137 and
147 pound brackets. Only 147-
pounder Dick Cook gained a vic-
tory, while Don Behm, 130 pounds,
and Joe Ganz, 137 pounds, both
placed second.
Spaly wrestled to the consola-
tion or third-place title, with vic-
tories over two of his teammates,

Bob Koehler and Dave Porter.
Spaly pinned Koehler in the semi-
finals of the consolation bracket.
and then accepted a forfeit win
over Porter, who was advised not
to compete due to a sprained
ankle.
'Terrific'
Despite the ankle injury, Keen
called Porter's performance dur-
ing the meet "terrific," and cited
his match with world champion
Larry Cristoff as one of the high-
lights of the meet.
Porter lost that one, 6-5, but
nearly upset Olympian Kristoff,
who eventually took the heavy-
weight title.
Another one of the highlights
that Keen referred to was the
performance of Jim Kamman in
the 147-pound division. Kamman
was forced to wrestle unattached,
since Cal Jenkins was chosen the
Michigan representative. Victim-
ized by a pin in the tournament's
second round, Kamman rebounded
to take the consolation title.
Still Contenders
It may well be that the Wolver-
ines limped home January first.
But in light of their performances
both in La Grange and in the
East, you can be sure ghat no one
will be counting them out of the
Big Ten title fight.

Two Points?
Timberlake rolled around right .
end for the two point conversion
which made the score 20-7. Ore-
gon State protested that Timber- >a
lake didn't make it over the goal
line, but this didn't change the
official decision. Timberlake said.
in the dressing room after the
game that he didn't make it into:.....
the end zone as the officals had >
ruled.
Oregon State only had the ball
for three plays when it :vas forced
to kick. Halfback Rick Sygar re-
turned the punt to the Michigan'
22-yard line and the Wolverines
proceeded to march clown the?
field in eight plays to score their LEE DEITRICK
fourth touchdown.
The big plays on this drive Overshadowing the Wolverines'
were a 30-yard Timberlake to Det- mat victories like a post-New
wiler pass and a pass interference Year's hangover are several key
penalty which gave the Wolverines injuries that threaten to spoil
a first down on the Beaver 25- Michigan's bid for its third
yard line. Anthony carried the straight Big Ten tide.
ball through the middle of the Crippled
line from seven yards out for his, "We're awfully crippled," said
third touchdown of the day which Coach Cliff Keen after th.e team
tied the Rose Bowl record for the victory in La Grange. "We've got
most points scored by an individ- a lot of mending to do."
ual with Notre Dame's Elmer Lay- The three most serious casual-
den (against Stanford in 1925) ties are captain Rick Bay, Bill
and Michigan's Jack Weinsenberg- Johannesen, and Lee Dettrick.
er (against Southern Cal in 1948). Bay, who copped the Big Ten's
Final Tally 167-pound title two years ago,
Michigan's last score came early suffered a serious knee injury
in the fourth quarter. Starting after the Eastern trip and was
from the Wolverine 46-yard line, unable to wrestle in La Grange.
Timberlake twice rambled around The knee was removed from the
right end for gains of nine and cast last Monday, but the damage
14 yards. Detwiler then went may be much more lasting. The
around right end for seven yards date of his return is indefinite at
more. this time.
Pulling a switch, Timb'erlake cut Michigan's 137-pound represen-
through the left side of the line, tative, Johannesen, missed both
barreled his way down the left the Cornell meet and the Mid-
sidelines, broke a tackle or two lands Tourney wich a,. injured
within the 10-yard line, and dove ankle. Johannesen sprained the
to put the ball over the goal line ankle at Cornell; lie was able,
in his outstretched hands. Sygar however, to score a close 7-5 vic-
kicked the extra point to make tory in spite of it. He is expected
the final score, 34-7. to be ready for :he Big Ten
This was Michigan's fourth Rose opener.
Bowl victory. Ohio State and Deitrick's Ankle
Illinois are the only other Big Ten Deitrick, Michigan's 157 pouid-
teams to win as many as three er, has also been bothered by a
games in the "grandaddy of the "very painful" ankle. He first in-
bowl games." Michigan's previous jured the ankle in the Cornell
victories came over Stanford, 49-0, meet but was able to finish the
in 1902; Southern Cal, 49-0, in match and emerge with a 12-6
1948; and-California, 14-6, in 1951. win
The ankle didn't keep the senior

BOB SPALY
class, and Fehrs, wrestling at 130
pounds for the first time, register-
ed an 8-7 decision. Hornung, plac-
ed in the 137-pound division due
to Johannesen's injury, added
one more point to the 'M' total
with a 1-1 draw.
The Big Reds threatened with a
4-0 decision at 167 that made the
score 11-8, but a pin by Stowell
and another shutout win by Spaly
assured the victory.
Narrow Margin
Victory in the Midlands Tourna-
ment-without the services of Bay
and Johannesen-was consider-
ably tougher; but the Wolverines
emerged with a narrow 50-49-48
edge over Big Ten rivals North-
western and Michigan State.
Trailing the Spartans in team
points 47-44 while leading North-
western by two, with only the fnal
matches remaining, the Wolverines

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RAMBLING FULLBACK Mel Anthony is off and away for Mich-
igan's first touchdown in the Rose Bowl, 84 yards to a new game
record. Anthony also tied a record for most points in a single
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Perhaps the most impressive of
the honors bestowed on Michigan's
football players this season was
the selection of Bob Timberlake as
the Big Ten's most valuable play-
er.,
The 6'4" senior quarterback,
who is expected to play profes-
sional ball with the New York
I Giants of the National Football
League, was named the wnner
of the Chicago Tribune silver foot-
ball award, symbolic of the bestj
in the conference.
Smashed Record
Timberlake, who set a new
Michigan total offense record and
led the Wolverines to their finest
season in more than a decade
with his running, passing and
kicking, was picked by a special
committee composed of officials,
coaches, sportswriters and Big
Ten commissioner Bill Reed.

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where he wrestled to the 157-
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