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Saturday, Feb.ruary 5, 1972


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SaturdayII Februar 5,192IHEMIHIAIDILrge -e

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Icers step

The Michigan icers took a great
stride forward in their quest for
a berth in the WCHA playoffs last'
night, but there was very little
celebrating afterwards.
Neither coach Al Renfrew nor
his players, were elated over the
7-5 triuihph over the Colorado Ti-
gers at the Coliseum last night.



Despite picking up an importantI
four points in the standings, the Unhappy remarks came out of
Michigan team is well aware that both dressing rooms but Renfrew
they must duplicate last night's was more concerned with the loss
efforts in the rematch tonight if of Neal than which side was ac-
they are to gain anything at all. tually to blame.
Defenseman Punch Cartier, who Already swamped with a ple-
aided the Wolverines' cause with thora of personnel problems,
two power play goals in the open- Neal's loss is surely one that the
ing period, indicated that tonight's Wolverines can hardly afford.
win means nothing "if we don't Paul-Andre Paris, who has faced
win tomorrow. It's quite an obli- an eligibility problem all week
gation," Cartier assessed, consider- aely pronlymtallhwe
ing the double-or-nothing value of oplayed only sparingly but will have
the four-pointers. to take up the slack tonight as
Renfrew, on the other hand, was Renfrew simply doesn't have the
especially disatisfied with the all depth to counteract the many dif-
especialxldiatifiedi t'h thenalficulties he's faced.
VULuiawiLi4I hOIUV i LU

on Tigi
Steve Sertich, scored three un-
answered goals to even the score
at 3-3 midway through the sec-
and period.
But Michigan came back with
two goals by Bucky Straub, and
single markers by Julian .Nixon
and Jarry to ice the victory. Nix-
on's goal, his first of the season,
gave the Wolverines a two-goal
edge at the conclusion of the sec-
ond period to pull Michigan out
of danger.
"We had poor goaltending and
a very bad first period," mentioned
a dissappointed Colorado coach
Jeff Sauer. Schum, who has bat-
tled the flu for the last two weeks,
was shaky all night.
"But we'll be back tomorrow
night and things should be dif-
ferent," Sauer was quick to add
Tigers Tamed
Gagnon (Jarry, Kardos) :24; 2. M-Car-
tier (Paris, Jarry) 4:26; 3. M-Cartier
(Jarry, Neal) 15:33. PENALTIES: 1. C-
Winograd (interf.) 3:10; 2. C- Hen-
drickson (interf.) 13:56; 3. M-Gagnon
(hooking) 17:05; 4. C-Pye (hooking)
Sertich (Palazzari) :40; 5. C-Horb (Hil-
debrand, Palazzari( 7:38; 6. C-Wino-
gard (Bertsch, O'Conner) 12:37; 7. M-
Straub (Neal, Werner) 14:55; 8. M-
Nixon (Unassisted) 17:26. PENALTIES:
'5. M-Falconer (slashing) 3:22; 6. M-
Cartier (charging) 5:02; 7. M-Nixon
(holding) 9:00; 8. C-Horb (roughing)
10:52; 9. M-Lefebvre (roughing) 10:52;
10. M-Cartier (tripping) 18:24.
Jarry (Gagnon) :39; 10. C-Pye (Palaz-
-zari, Sertich) 4:46; 11. C-O'Conner
(Bertsch) 5:53; 12. M-Straub (unassist-
ed) 6:45. PENALTIES: 11. M-Skinner
(hooking) 12:14; 12. C-Horb (tripping)
17:08; 13. C-Hildebrand (5, fighting, dis-
qualification) 20:00; 14. M-Neal (5,
fighting, disqualification) 20:00.
M-Bagnenl 5 14 16-35
~CC-Schum 6 1 9-25
MICHIGAN 3 2 2-7
Colorado College 0 3 2-5

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out braw that folowed te nal
buzzer. Both Michigan's Randy
Neal and Colorado's Guy Hilde-
brand will be missing from to-
night's game as they were tabbed
as the primary combatants. Ac-,
cording to Renfrew, the incident
began when a disgusted Tigerf

In an attempt to obtain better
balanced scoring Renfrew moved
freshman Gary Kardos to the left
side of a line with Bernie Gagnon
at center and Michel Jarry at right
The new combination clicked

-Daily-Rolf Tessem

Julian Nixon (23) breaks away


Michigan faces potent]

By MICHAEL OLIN Wilmore is just a super-player.,
With a share of the conference and Wayne Grabiec is a 6-6 guard.
lead on the line, the Wolverine so they are strong physically."
maplemen travel to West Lafayette The Wolverines have won their
this afternoon to try and outplank last three contests in a row
the Boilermaker hoopsters. (Northwestern and Iowa before
At present Michigan, Ohio the Bucks) and would appear to
State, and Minnesota stand atop have momentum on their side.
the Big Ten heap with identical The Boilers, however, are not
5-1 records. Ohio State has fin- about to lie down and be dribbled
ished its schedule with the other over. Purdue's lone conference
two and with Michigan to host the loss came at the hands of Ohio
Gophers in late February, the un- State, and they sport an overall
likely but possible prospect of a 8-5 record coming into the match-
two-way tie for the title' remains. up.
Purdue is the only' other team King's squad also has strong
with one conference defeat (78-70 revenge incentive going for them
against the Buckeyes), which today. Last year's Purdue squad
keeps them in the race for the only lost three conference games
crown. The Riveters, who are 2-1 all year, but two of them were
must still face Minnesota twice to Michigan, which effectively,
and the Bucks in Columbus after eliminated the Riveters from the
today's game however. Big Ten title race. As King said,
:The. Wolverines, fresh off an "We've got a score to settle.'
88-78 thrashing or rather, mild l Today's game is a key contest
spanling of the then Luke Witte- for the Boilermakers. Quoth King,
less buckeyes last Saturday, ap- "I think it's going to be a deter-
pear' to be- in good shape for the mining game as to whether or not
Viost Meridian clash. We're going to be a contender
The Ohio State contest, which after all . . . in fact, if we can.
has to be considered the highlight knock them out of there today, I
of the Michigan' season to this think we have a good chance to
oifht, was married by 50 personal be a contender. On the other
fouls that knocked out five play- hand.eI really believe if we don't
ers (Lockard and Grabiec of handle Michigan, we're going to
Michigan), though only figura- be playing the 'spoilers' role
tively, as there were no cases of throughout the rest of the year."
physical assault by either squad. Purdue, which dumped North-
Lockard was the only Wolverine western 78-75 last week, is led
starter not to hit'in double fig- by senior co-captain and center
fires for Michigan against the Bill Franklin. Frankin, at 6-8, is
Bucks. Henry Wilmore led the currently ythe Big Ten"s leading
team with 26 points, 16 of them rebounder and number two man in
coming on charity tosses, as he scoring. His 19.6 caroms per game
drew fouls right and left. Ernie places him well ahead of all com-
Johnson hit seven of 10 shots from petition (second place Kevin Kun-
the field as he notched up 19 nert of Iowa is averaging 14.0).
points while pulling down 14 re- Point wise, Franklin is hitting an
bounds in a fine effort. even 50 per cent of his shots for
Center Ken Brady pulled down 24.3 per game.
12 caroms while hitting a phe-
nomenal 86 per cent of this shots "'
from the field for 15 points. Gra- g Ten Standings
biec hooped for 14 before he Bdi
fouled out with a minute or so re- W L Pct.'
Head Coach Johnny Orr plans MICHIGAN 5 1 .833
to start the same line-up he's Minnesota 5 1 .833
been going with for the past two Ohio State 5 1 .833
weeks, though Wilmore will "defi- Purdue 2 1 .667
nitely be changed" to forward for isconsin 2 .00
part of the game." In addition, Michigan State 2 3 .400
Orr said, "We'll play Buss; he Iois 1 4-.333
played very well (against OSU); Iowa 1 4 .200
he als hard.",Northwestern 1 5 .167
Both Orr and Purdue mentor Indiana 0 4 .000
George King feel that the game Today's Games
will be won or lost on the boards. MICHIGAN at Purdue
King colnmented: Wisconsin at Ohio State
"They're a good strong board Northwestern at Illinois
team. Brady is playing full time Michigan State at Indiana
and Johnson and Lockard are ex- Iowa at Minnesota'
tremely strong rebounders. Henry

His best single game came
against the Wildcats in which he
pumped for 26 points and pulled
down 21 rebounds.
Joining Franklin in the fore-
court is 6-7 Bob Ford. Ford is av-
eraging 18.3 points per game and
in double figures (11.6) off the
boards. The other front line posi-
tion is occupied by one of two
6-6 sophomores: Frank Kendrick
or Bruce Rose. They are hitting
for 12.0 and 3.2 points respective-
Playmaker guard Dennis Gam-
auf directs the Boilermaker of-
fense. He too, will be joined by
one of two sophomores: 6-3Tom
Gilbert or 6-1 Dave Luke. Gam-
auf is averaging 9.8 points and 2.3
rebounds per game. Gilbert and
Luke are hovering around the
five point mark in scoring.
The Wolverine's Orr commented

player kicked a Wolverine's hockey immediately as Gagnon tallied his
glove the length of the ice when twenty-second goal of the season
the teams were forming the tradi- at the twenty-four second mark
tional congratulatory lines. of the opening period.
_--------Gagnon was open at the goal
mouth to convert Jarry's centering
The line never could get the ice
time they needed as an abundance
of penalties from the second per-
iod on, kept the combination sep-
ruu Iarated.
Unlike recent weeks, the penalty
call helped the Wolverines in the
early going.
that Gamauf and Gilbert "are not After Tiger defenseman Bob
like Hornyak or Williams (of Ohio Winograd went off for interfer-
State and Iowa respectively), but ence, Cartier scored his first of
they're very adequate. Gilbert is two with a blazing slap shot from
a fine shooter and Gamauf is am- the point at 4:46.
bi-dextrous. They are a lot like Cartier duplicated the feat elev-
us. They play to their big men." en minutes later, this time with
On his outlook for the season, Al Hendrickson in the penalty box.
Orr furthered, "It's hard to win From almost the identical spot.
on the road, but this is where you Cartier's drive parted Colorado
win championships. We've got to netminder Doug Schum's hair and
win all our remaining home caught the netting just under the
game's too." cross bar.
In other important Big Ten ac- With a 3-0 first period lead.
tion today, Minnesota hosts Iowa. thoughts of a Michigan shutout
The Gophers, who play a slow, were prevalent at intermission,
stall type of game downed the Two years ago Michigan goaltend-
Hawkeyes in their first meeting er Karl Bagnell did the trick
just last weekend 61-50. against this same Colorado squad.
Wisconsin travels down to Co- 6-0. The Wolverines haven't had
lumbus for a night contest against one since.
the Buckeyes. Ohio State downed Thoughts of a shutout quickly
Iowa 82-77 Tuesday while the disappeared as Colorado, begin-
Badgers were idle all last week. ning with a shorthanded goal by

-Associated Press
JAPAN'S HIDEKI NAKANO took the honors for his country
during the Olympic combined 70 meter ski jumping competition
at Sapporo. Nakano overcoming the challenge by Occidentals
Rauno Miettinen of Finland and Alexandre Nossov of Russia.
The jumping was held on a hill called the Miyanomori, which
roughly translates as Carribou Haven.


Swede icers down U. S.o

Blue jolt Iowa wrestlers, 15-15

Special To The Daily
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Michigan
sophomore Gary Ernst stunned
Jim Waschek of Iowa 6-0 in the
heavyweight match to salvage a
15-15 tie last night in a dual meet,
at Iowa City.
Ernst came out strong from the
start to thoroughly trounce the
unbeaten and heavily favored Was-
Up until that match it looked
as though Michigan would suffer
its first Big Ten loss and third
overall. The Wolverines jumped to
an early 12-0 advantage in the
first four matches but saw that
lead whittled away and finally
crumbled under an onslaught of
five consecutive Hawkeye wins.
The keypoint of the match came
when Jerry Hubbard was reversed
and nearly pinned with four set-
onds remaining. He had been lead-
ing 9-8 untilhe was subdued by
the quick blitz of his 150-lb. ag-1
gressor Dan Holm.
The score at that time was 12-3
but had Hubbard been able to re-
tain his lead the Wolverines would
have walked away victorious. But
it was not to be, and as coach
Rick Bay moaned after the match
"It was a real disappointment to
lose at 158. We had it and let it.
get away."
Iowa brought six unbeaten wres-
tIers into the meet and four of;

them kept their slates clean.
Jim Brown started the meet for
Michigan by bouncing Steve Nat.
vig from the unbeaten ranks 6-4.
Bill Davids then wriggled and
writhed his way to a 4-1 pasting
of Hawkeye Russ Winegardner.
Davids was in control all the
way nearly pinning his man in the
first period and garnering a full
three minutes of riding time in the
Bill Schuck continued the early
shellacking of the Hawkeyes by
nudging his opponent at 142, Mike
Mulchay, to make it 12-0.
After Hubbard's heartstopper the
Iowans threw their big guns at
Michigan. At 158 Jan Sanderson
kept his record intact by whipping
Mitch Mendrygal 11-4. The Wol-
verines' Mendrygal, who special-
izes in leg finesse was simply done
in by the superior strength and
savy of Sanderson.
Iowa closed to within three points
of Michigan, 12-9, after the 167
match when Mat Clarke squeezed
by Roger Ritzman 8-6. Ritzman
was actually leading until late in
the final period when a triple ex-
change of reversals started with
Clarke which left Ritzman one
With only a three point lead,
chances for a Michigan upsurge

were dim, considering the fact
that the final three grapplers from
Iowa were undefeated.
John Evashevski did not dis-
appoint the sparce but excited
crowd of- under 1000 as he came
through with a narrow 2-0 win over
Michigan's John Ryan. The score
did not indicate the margin of the
match, however, as Evashevski
had Ryan on the defensive.
The fifth of five wins in a row
put the Hawkeyes temporarily in
the lead 15-12. It came about in
the 190 class when Paul Zander
kept his no loss skeen intact with
a well fought 4-9 decision over
Lon Harris.
Maulers Maimed
118-Jim Brown (M) dec. Steve Natvig
126-Bill Davids (M) dec Russ Wine-
gardner (I), 4-1
134-Rick Neff (M) dec. Jon Robken
(I), 6-2
142-Bill Schuck (M) dec. Mike Mul-
chay (1), 4-2
154-Dan Hom (1) dec. Jerry Hub-
bard (M), 14-9
158-Jan Sanderson (I) dec. Mitch
Mendrygal (M), 11-4
167-Matt Clarke (1) dec. Roger Ritz-
mane (M), 8-6
177-John Evashevski (I) dec. John
Ryan (M), 2-0
190-Paul Zander (I) dec. Lon Harris
(M), 4-3
Heavyweight Gary Ernst (M) dec. Jim
Waschek (1), 6-0

By The Associated Press
SAPPORO, Japan-Sweden wore
down a weary United States hockey
team which was playing its second
game in 16 hours and defeated
the Americans 5-1 today in the
opening game of Group A hockey
competition in the 11th Winter
Goals by Tommie Bergman and
Inge Hammarstrom in the last
period offset any possible protest
from the United States team after
the Finnish referee disallowed two
American goals earlier in the
The official ruled that on both
occasions an American player had
preceded the puck into the Swed-
ish goal crease.
Lars Nelsson, Thommy Abra-
hamsson and Tord Lundstrom
were the other Swedish scorers.
Kevin Ahearn of Milton, Mass.,
scored the lone U.S. goal at 8:04
of the first period.
U.S. Coach Murray Willamson
said he thought both of the goals
that had been disallowed should
have been counted, but added,
"They played well enough to win."
Bill Harris,, Canadian coach of
the Swedish team, said he was not
in a position to know if the goals
should have counted or not. "If
one had been allowed and the
score was 3-2, it could have
changed the game around," he
} NHL Standings:

Earlier Erhard Keller of West
Germany streaked to an Olympic
record and his second straight
gold medal in the men's 500-meter
speed skating sprint.
Hasse Borjes of Sweden won the
silver medal in 39.69 and Valeri
Mouratov of Russia took the bronze
in 39.80.
Borjes and Mouratov also were
inside the Olympic record, as was
Per Bjorang of Norway, who fin-
ished fourth in 39.91.
The old record was 40.10, set by
Terry McDermott of the United
States at Innsbruck, Austria !n
Several Germans struck gold as
Ulrich Wehling ,a 19-year-old East
German, won a gold medal in the
Nordic combined and a pair of
West Germans won the two-man
Wehling earned his gold by fin-
ishing third in this morning's 15-
kilometer 9.3 miles race and fourth
in the 80-meter ski jump.
Rauno Miettinen of Finland won
the silver medal and Karl-Heinz
Luck of East Germany, winner of
the cross-country race, took the
bronze. Japan's Hideki Nakano had
won the jumping half of the com-
After the jumping yesterday,
Wehling was trailing Miettinen by
9.1 points and had to beat the Finn
by 1 minute, 1 second to overtake
him. The young German, who is a
I high school student from Halle,

beat the Finnish baker by 1 min-
ute, 52 seconds.
Wehling started his international
career two years ago by winning
the Socialist Countries Junior Cup
in Bulgaria. Last year he won the
European J u n i o r championship
Wehling's over-all point total was
413.340, to 405.505 for Miettiner
,and 398.800 for Luck, whose win
ning time in the c.oss-country race
was '48 minutes, 24.9 seconds.
Michael Devecka of Goverma
ment Camp, Ore.; was sixth in the
race in 50:00.0..
The two-man bobsled gold -went
to West Germany's Wolfgang'Zirn
merer and Peter 'Utzschneider,
who totaled 4:57.07 for four runs-
two of them today-down tbe 1,563
meter Mount Teine course.
The silver medal went.,to Hors
Floth and Pepi Baderof West Ger
many while Jean Wicki and Ed~
Hubacher of Switz'erland took the
Zimmerer and Utzschneider si
dominated the event .;that thet
clinched their gold before 14 sled
had completed their final run.
Floth and Bader, who won th
silver medal at the 1968 Games a
Grenoble, France, set a course rec
ord of 1:13.07 in the final run t
grab second from Zimmerer an
Utzschneider. But it was no
enough to catch the winners, whi
made their final run In the saf4
time of 1:14.19.

streaking Minn esota

New York
St. Louis
Los Angeles

East Division
W L T Pts GF GA'
36 7 8 80 207 109
32 10 8 72 215 113
28 13 9 65 190 135
22 22 8 52 164 166
21 21 10 52 137 146
15 28 5 35 122 159
10 30 12 32 133 196,

Thinclads stalk dual meet win

West Division
34 11 5
27 17 8
17 26 10
17 28 7
15 26 8
13 29 9
14 33 7




After a disappointing showing in the Michigan
Relays last Saturday, the Michigan track team
hopes to rebound against Indiana this weekend at
Indiana is the defending indoor and outdoor
Big Ten champs and placed second in cross coun-
try. Most of Indiana's strength lies on the track.
According to Michigan track coach Dixon Farmer,
"The key to the meet will be the field events."
The high hurdles will feature Michigan's God-
frey Murray and Mel Reeves challenging Charles
Jackson of Indiana. Jackson is not to be taken

Manders ran a 9:08.2 while Kelly was clocked at
9:09.2. Rick Schott will have to improve on last
week's 9:12.5 showing, his best to date, if he hopes
to be in the race.
The 60 yard dash features two of the confer-
ence's swiftest competitors, pitting Wolverine co-
captain Gene Brown against the Hoosiers' Glenn
Love. Both men turned in 6.2 performances in their
last meets.
The Big Ten could possibly offer the best high
jump competition in the nation, as evidenced by
the fact that seven jumpers have cleared seven
feet in the past couple of seasons. Two of these

Yesterday's Results
Montreal at California, inc. ..
Chicago at Vancouver, inc.
Today's Games
Detroit at Boston, afternoon
Philadelphia at Toronto
New York at St. Louis
Buffalo at Minnesota
Pittsburgh at Los Angeles
only games scheduled
Iisco E s
Boston 122, Cincinnati 109
New York 103, Buffalo 84

Michigan's mighty Wolverines
will try to start another win-
ning streak after having a 48
game winning streak snapped
last weekend when they host
Minnesota at 1:30 p.m. at Crisler
Arena in a dual meet today.
Minnesota, with its best team
in a decade, will invade Ann
Arbor with one thought in mind-
upsetting highly rated Michigan.
Unaccustomed to losing, Coach
Newt Loken philosophically stat-
ed, "You just can't win them all,
and a loss such as we suffered
(160.7 - 160.45) will spur our
team on to intense workouts with
the goal being to overtake the
Hawkeyes during the Big 71en
Weekend March 3-4 at Urbana,
Illinois. But an immediate pro-
ject will be to 'fire the team
up' for the Gopher invasion."
Minnesota's gymnasts have pil-
ed up a six game winning streak
and could prove to be more than
what Michigan bargained for,
The Gophers are consistentiy
scoring around the 160 point
The Ground Hogs boast three
fine all around men in Jeff Rock,

Gura will challenge Mike, Sand-
man and Russ Fystrom.
The rings have not been one of
Michigan's strong points t hi s
year. The 'Gophers Bill Mick-
lus,, Glenn Miler, and Blesie
are determined to outscore Mon-
ty Falb, Mike Sale, and Marti.
Vaulting may well be Minne-
sota's strongest event. Blesie,
who executes a double somer-
sault over the length of the
orse, will be defied by Bouchard,
who executes a roundoff b a c k
somersault over the top of the
The.high bar will feature a
battle of brothers as Michigan's
Ted Marti will try to embarrass
his brother Chuck.
Immediately following the re-
gular meet, two Michigan men
will perform on each event in
the official NCAA (Olympic)
Compulsory Routines. T h e s e
routines will serve the dual func-
tion of sharpening up the Wol-
verines for the Big Ten Cham-
pionships and present the fans
another set of routines with new
and different moves and com-
Another highlight of the after-

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