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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Thursday, February 8J.' 1973

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NEUENSWANDER WOWS 'EM

The Board of the

Gymnast

the nn rbo fim co'p'raive

is holding interviews
for new members.
If you are interested
come to:

By THERESA SWEDO
The loss of seven seniors last
spring left gymnastics coach
Newt Loken facing what he called
"a building year." As it turned
out, he has so far been build-
ing ahchampionship team.bThe
Wolverines have suffered only
one dual meet loss, to Minne-
sota on January 27th.
Loken's bumper crop of talent-

ed freshmen this
vastly to his succe
wander, for exam
a 9.2 to the Michi
time he gets off t
Neuenswander
from North Farmi
school that also
nasts Terry Boy
Hansen. Although
parallel bars in h
is now one of M

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Daily Photo by KAREN KASMAUSKI
FRESHMAN RINGMAN JOE NEUENSWANDER holds a strength
position during his performance in last week's meet against Iowa.
He scored a 9.2 in the event, following teammate Monty Falb's
9.4 in Wolverine ring totals.

Irvin elected to Hall of I
'Spoon voted player of
By The Associated Press
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Weatherspoon, 6-foot 6, 190 pound senior from Can
in scorching stints against Michigan Saturday and No
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swings on
year contribute specialists, together with junior
ss. Joe Neuens- Monty Falb.
ple, adds about "I started gymnastics in ninth
gan total every grade, because I thought I'd en-
the rings. joy it. I'd wrestled before that.
was recruited It's a fun sport, without the
ington, the high physical contact that is included
supplied gym- in a sport like wrestling. I really
s and Rupert enjoy the acrobatics involved in
he worked the gymnastics."
igh school, Joe Neuenswander scored lower
[ichigan's rings during his high school career, and
credits teammate Monty Falb
with much of his improvement
this year. He explained that Falb
Fam e; can show him better and stronger
techniques in the three move-
ments involved in working the
rings.
Ringmen must perfect swing-
ing, a static position and holding
ers who starred to be good in their event. Joe
elected to the explained, "When I'm swinging,
Negro leagues. my whole body is working togeth-
er. If my head is bent forward
gue, mostly with I swing slower; backward, and
ts in 1949. I swing'faster.
Giants win the "The static movement is kind
n the 1951 Series of a slow tension move in between
swinging and holding a position.
When you hold a position all
that's involved is strength; there's
s wired together no motion at all."
day the Big Ten Neuenswander hasn't encoun-
s. tered any personality conflicts
ton, Ohio, turned in the gym, and enjoys the con-
rthwestern Mon- structivecriticism given to him
by the other gymnasts.
The rookie ringman holds a
part-time job with the chemistry
the Los Angeles department in addition to being
iains the No. 1 enrolled in L.S.A. He hopes to go
n he wants to be to business school after his soph-
omore year.
When he talks about perform-
ing in a gymnastics meet, he re-
gards his routine as an automa-
tic reaction. "In practice I think
through my routine; why and
how I'm doing the movements,
In a meet, though, it's better
EngI ai if you don't think about what
you're going to do before you
iage* Are do it."
I Test of "When I throw a routine in
~ competition I let my mind go

ri ngs
blank. You just do what you have
been practicing, and not think
about it."
Coach Loken is enthusiastic
about his new ringman. "Joe is
a really cool performer out there
under the lights. He works very
hard throughout the week and is
sincerely dedicated to the goal of
performing well in each meet."
Neuenswander reciprocates
Loken's esteem. He compliments
his coaches' organizing ability
and his way of inspiring the
team.
Joe regards the sophomores
and juniors as the saving grace
of thissyear's gymnastic season.
They seemed to have realized
their potential, he says, and
have filled the shoes of the de-
parted seniors.
"Everyone knew that would
have to happen if we were going
to have a winning season," he
commented.
"We're going to need another
rings specialist for next year,"
Neuenswander said, "our scor-
ing problem right now is the
lack of a third man. Falb gets
about a 9.4, I get about a 9.2 and
then it drops way down into the
eights. When the top three scores
count, a low score really hurts. If
we could get another nine in
there, it would be fine."
After his dramatic entrance
into collegiate athletics, Neuens-
wander hopes, as do all the
gymnasts, to do well in his first
Big Ten competition. He faces
four more dual meets, two being
against Big Ten foes Michigan
State and Indiana, before the
Big Ten meet on March 23rd and
24th.
"Joe Neuenswander has ad-
mittedly learned quite a bit dur-
ing the season so far," Loken
concluded, "and has adopted his
newly gained knowledge into top
routine performances. He has
thus actually moved into big time
college competition with com-
parative ease."

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