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TUE MICHIGAN DAILY TUESE

IAY FEBRUARY 9, I9

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II' Wrestlers

Swamp

Wildcats

Fink, Fitzgerald, Hoyles
Keep Unbeaten Records

Northwestern's wrestlers were
anything but Wildcats Saturday
as they meekly succumbed to
Michigan, 20-5, in an afternoon
dual meet at NU's McGaw Hall.
In 72 minutes of wrestling ac-
tion the eight Northwestern mat-
men combined for zero takedowns
(Michigan had 13). That the home
team scored at all is remarkable.
Michigan breezed to decision
victories in the first six bouts for
an 18-0 lead, thus wrapping up
its sixth straight dual win.
The opportunity for a rare shut-
out (Michigan's last whitewash-
ing of a Big Ten team was a 30-0
romp over Purdue in 1930) was
lost as 177-pound Karl Fink drew
with NU's Chris Wunsch, 1-1. This
was worth two points to each
team's score.

CHREE REMAINING UNBEATENS-Dennis Fitzgerald, Mike Hoyles, and Karl Fink -(from left) have
opes of compiling undefeated dual meet records for Coach Cliff Keen's matmen with four meets left.
ioyles is now 6-0-1, Fitzgerald 5-0-0, Fink 5-0-2.

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more devoted to athletics, beauty
queens and horseplay than to the
pursuit of knowledge? Or do they
make a unique and vital contribu-
tion to our country's survival?
In this week's Saturday Evening
Post, a University of Iowa professor
steps forward with a strong defense
of our state universities. You'll see
photographs of exciting "teas" and
classes at the University of Michigan.
Read what happened when T. S. El-
iot spoke at the University of Min-
nesota. Learn about the scientific
contributions of the University of
Wisconsin.
Be sure to read "In Defense of the
State University" -- in this week's
Post.
It's a wonderful week in the Post
. . . articles, 4 stories, 2 serials,
many cartoons and exciting photo-
graphs.
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By CLIFF MARKS
Michigan's gymnasts warmed;
up for Saturday's Big Ten clash;
with Iowa by scoring impressive,
wins against two foes last Satur-j
day at Ohio State.,
The Wolverines took the mea-
sure of the host Buckeyes, 69-39,
and visiting West. Virginia, 59-31,1
running the season's dual meet;
record to 6-2.
"We put on our best perform-
ance of the year," said Coach
Newt Loken. "The boys are be-
ginning to hit on big time routines,
aimed for the Big Ten Meet."
Practicing Hard
Loken explained that his squad
is practicing hard this month to
Gymnastics First
Jim Brown, Michigan tum-
bling ace, performed the first
double backward somersault in
Wolverine gymnastic history
yesterday in practice, Coach
Newt Loken excitedly told The
Daily last night. Brown had
been working on this extremely
difficult stunt all year.
perfect new stunts of added length
and difficulty. "Against Ohio
State, they held back nothing in
their routines, and did a fine job,"
be said.

"Both Rich Montpetit and Al
Stall did some amazing stunts
Saturday. If we could have only
clicked the same way against Illi-
nois, the result might have been
different," he lamented.
Stall and Montpetit each copped
three firsts to lead the winners,
but Loken held down the score
somewhat against the inferior op-
ponents by having his 'members
work events just for practice with
the scores not counting.
Osterland Wins
Tom Osterland won the rebound
tumbling event with T. Francis a
close second. "Tom threw a big
time routine and, if he keeps it
up, could be the next Big Ten.
champion. T. was right behind
and would have been up there but
faltered slightly," Loken said.
"Jim Brown also looked great
in winning tumbling. It may well
have been the best performance
of his life," said the Coach. "He
threw his double twister twice,
and said that he will attempt his
double back somersault against
Iowa." Captain Bill Skinner did
not compete in his favorite event
against Brown due to a slight
thumb injury in warm-up.
Loken had one more team mem-
ber to single out in Ken Saka-
moto, who "did an exceptional
fob."

Wolverine Gymnasts Score
Impressive Twin Victories

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Freshmen Swimmers
'Star in Canadian Meet

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Michigan freshmen swimmers,
winning seven events and giving
promise of future greatness, paced
the field in the Western Ontario
Swim Gala Saturday night in New
London.
Top performance for the Wol-
verine yearlings was turned in by
breaststroker Dick Nelson'who won
both the 100- and 200-yard races
in his specialty.
Nelson's time of 1:04.3 for 100
yards was the fastest ever turned
in by a Michigan swimmer, break-
ing his own record of 1:04.6 set in
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Other freshmen double winners
were Warren Uhler, 220- and 440-
yard freestyle and Steve Thrasher,
100-yard backstroke and 200-yard
individual medley.
Thrasher, a Michigan state
champion from Ann Arbor, took
the backstroke in 1:00.3 and the
individual medley in 2:17.8.
Uhler, a high school All-Ameri-
can like the other Michigan fresh-
men winners, won the 220-yard
freestyle in 2:12.4 and came back
to take the 440 in 4:41.9. A gradu-
ate of Evanston (ill.) Twp. High
School, Uhler, who swam 400 yards
faster than any other prepster last
year, defeated his field handily
in each event.
The Wolverines' other frosh win-
ner was Brook Plummer, who
roared through the 50-yard free-
style in :22.9. Plummer's time was
nearly a full second better than
the best clocking he turned in last
year at Germantown (Pa.) Prep.
Sophomore Jim Kerr, who just
gained his varsity eligibility, was
victorious in the 100-yard free-
style. Kerr's time was :52.3 as he
tuned up for coming varsity com-
petition.

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