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Page 22-Wednesday, December 12, 1979-The Michigan Daily
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Applications New Being Taken for
the Position of Treasurer of MSA
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION
IS DEC. 12, 1979
There are also openings for positions on the U-Cel-
lar'Board. Pick up Application at MSA Office, 3909
Michigan Union (763-3241).
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION
IS DEC. 7,1979

SPORTS OF THE DAILY

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, By MIKE FROMM
The atmosphere surrounding last
night's women's basketball practice
was not what one might expect after a
heartbreaking one-point loss. Neither.
Coach Gloria Soluk nor her players
were discouraged by the team's 69-68
loss to Oakland University on Monday
night.
"They did everything we've been
trying to teach them," Soluk stated.
"This was the best game any team has
played since I've been coaching at
Michigan."
UNFORTUNATELY, however,
Oakland proved too strong for the
Wolverines and was able to squeeze out
the win, bringing Michigan to a 2-2
season mark.
Coach Soluk attributed Monday
night's loss to the lack of team height
and the 're-positioning of 5-11
sophomore Katie McNamara. Mc-
Namara was shifted from a forward to
the point-guard position.
"Katie's not used to playing guard,"
Soluk said. "In high school, she (Mc-
Namara) played center and was not
allowed to dribble the ball. Now she's
expected to bring the ball up court, and

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that's a tough transition."
ALSO, THE team has no player taller
than six feet and is forced to play a
perimeter game, looking for the best
percentage outside shots. Monday night
they seemed overpowered under the
backboard.
During the game, Michign shot only
ten foul shots while Oakland went to the
charity stript 31 times. Nevertheless,
Michigan compensated with excellent
shooting from the floor to make the
halftime seore at 34-32, Oakland. The
second half provided exciting action as
the lead see-sawed on a one-point
margin, but Oakland finished on top.
Leading scorer for the women cagers
was Diane Dietz, with 22 points, while
Penny Neer and Abby Currier chipped
in with ten points apiece. Soluk was
happy with the team's performance
and praised Dietz' effort.
Looking toward Thursday's clash
with University of Detroit, Soluk
seemed unmoved.
"We're going to take this game as we
would any other game. I don't want any
one game to seem more important,"
Soluk stated. "I want my players to
learn my brand of basket-

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Wrestlers host Kent State
Michigan wrestling fans will get their
last chance before the holidays to see
the team in action when the Wolverines
host the Kent State Golden Flashes on
Monday, Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Crisler
Arena.
Michigan wrestled Kent State last
year down in Ohio and the Wolverines
won the close contest by a point.
Assistant Coach Joe Wells said, "We
don't know much about them, except
that they come from a very strong
wrestling state and their coach, Ron
Gray, is a two-time national champ."
AFTER CHRISTMAS, the Wolverine
wrestlers return to action when they
compete in the prestigious Midlands
Tournament at Northwestern Univer-
sity in Evanston, Ill., on December 29-
30. The tournament is considered to be
the best in the nation, and all of the
major wrestling teams will be com-
peting.
"This is definitely the toughest tour-
ney of the year," remarked Wells, "It
may even be tougher than the
NCAA's."
All of the Big Ten schools will com-
pete in the tournament in addition to the
Hawkeye Wrestling Club, who boast
several past national champions, the
Iowa State Cyclone Club and the New
York Athletic Club.
WITH ALL the major grappling
powers in attendance, the tournament
should be a good indication of how the
national championships might go. The
level of competition will be especially
BILLBOIRD
The Dekers Club will be sponsoring a
charter bus trip to the final two games
of the Great Lakes Invitational hockey
tournament on Saturday, Dec. 29. The
tournament will be played at the new
Joe Louis Arena in Detroit.
Michigan will be playing in the 5 p.m.
contest against Wisconsin or Michigan
Tech, depending on the outcome of the
tournament games Dec. 28.
The bus will leave from Yost Ice
Arena promptly at 4 p.m. on Saturday
and return at approximately midnight.
The package cost for both transpor-
tation and a ticket to the game is $10 per
person. The reserdation deadline is
Saturday, Dec. 16. For reservations call
Glen Williams at 764-0384 (days) or 665-
6851 (evenings).

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high this year due to the fact that all of
the teams competing have been invited.
In the past, any team that wanted to
was allowed to enter.
The Michigan squad will return to
campus the day after Christmas to ;
practice up for the tournament. Fifteen ;
Wolverines, which constitutes a team

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and a half, will make the trip to Evan-
ston.
After the tournament, Michigan's fir-
st, match of the new decade will be on
the first day of classes, January 10, ;
when they host Hofstra at Crisler. All in ,
all, it should prove to be an interesting
holiday season for the Blue matmen.
-BUDDY MOOREHOUSE
Pistons name GM
PONTIAC, Mich. - The Detroit
Pistons of the National Basketball
Association named indiana Pacers
assistant coach Jack McCloskey as the
Pistons' general manager Tuesday.
McCloskey becomes the club's first
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full-time general manager in more than
18 months.
Pistons legal counsel Oscar Feldman
said McCloskey's duties will include
authority over all basketball-playing
aspects of the Pistons' organization
with major involvement in player per-,
sonnel, all scouting and trades.
Tom Wilson, the Pistons' director of ;
administrative operations, will con-w:
tinue to oversee business and ad7
ministrative functions for the club.
Feldman said. -AP
Wins nipped
DETROIT (UPI)-Walt Tkaczuk
scored a power play goal late in the first
period last night to snap a 1-1 tie and
give the New York Rankers their third
straight road victoty, a 2-1 victory over
the Detroit Red Wings.
THE RANGER'S win extended their
unbeaten string to six games.
All of the scoring came in the first
period with Detroit defenseman Reed"
Larson beating goalie John Davidson
on a break-ayway while the teams were
a man short at 11:21.
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Illinois 91,St. Louis 65
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