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Page 12-Friday, January 13, 1978-The Michigan Daily

WILLIAMSON LEADS STRONG FROSH CREW

PURIJE BUR

Tankmen duel Wisconsin Spartans d
By BILLY SAHN they're a little shallow. There will Also, Wisconsin finished second in the for you and are compulsory. There are By The Asso
I think Michigan will win easily," definitely be some good races," said team standings in last year's Big Ten no semesters, you go right through to
d Wisconsin men' swimming cach Stager. Championships. , the end of the year," said Williamson. CHAMPAIGN - Greg Kelser scor
~ck Pettinger as his team prepares to Stager figures Michigan to have the Thursday night to lead 12th-ranked Mi
4st the Wolverines Saturday in Michigan goes into this meet with a 3- edge in the freestyle events. "Our ad- Currently, Williamson, a long distan- tory over Illinois last night.
40s "Our lack o depth as com- 9 record while Wisconsin's season vantage in the freestyle events thus far ce freestyler, is a physical education
rd Michigan's and the fact that record thus far stands at 2-2. Their two is season is evident. The addition of major but he's considerig business. The Spartans, boosting their Big T(
we're not real healthy will determine losses were to Iowa and Southern Fernando Canales, Bob Murray, Kevin Swimming wise, he's well established. to 11-1, never were in difficulty as Illi
re outcome," according to Pettinger. Illinois while their victories were over Williamson and Tom Pederson (all Among his natatorial achievementsare and 7-5 overall.
e co , Gs Stge, M iga H a I . freshmen) have really increased our over 30 Irish national titles, swimming
run's swimming coach, is anticipating' depth, commented Stager. at the Montreal Olympics for Ireland, Michigan State moved to an early
g od meet with some good com- Michigan has beaten Wisconsin the and two-time swimmer of the year in leads of 24-16, 36-24 and 42-33 at the hal
30itive races. last two times they've met. Michigan's One Wolverine swimmer important Leinster province. way.
"Wisconsin is a good team, but victory last year was a close one, 66-57. in all victories this season has been
Kevin Williamson. As a freshman, it's Michigan swimming record holder Twice in the second half Illinois (i
hard enough to adjust to the quick pace Gordon Downie is partly responsible for 63-56, on the shooting of freshman Ed
of university life. It's been even more bringing Williamson to Michigan. While State managed to pull away with ease.
UACMediatrics difficult for Williamson. As a recruit swimming for the British Olympic Johnson led the Illini with 22 po
from Dublin, Ireland, Williamson has team, Downie met Williamson and put Earvin Johnson had 17 points for Mic
WEEKEND SCHEDULE had to face his coach, his teammates, him in contact with Coach Stager.
classes, and CRISP. assists.
Williamson is a natural for the water.
S"CRISP is bad news," commented "My father is a swimming coach in Boilers come back,
A tcWilliamson. "I can't figure it out Ireland and I've been swimming com-
P satirical fantasy-it centers around the lifespan of Billy sometimes. You go wait in line, and petively since the age of nine. Swim- poins Je
Pilgrim. How he predicts the crash of a passenger plane he's then you don't get the classes you ming has always been my sport, said early going, cut loose for 20 points i
on and survives. At another point he is trapped in a German want." Williamson. makers to ai79-70 Big Ten basketball v
prisoner of war camp. He is unstuck in time.* "In Ireland, classes are pre-chosen
FRI. JAN. 13-7:30 and 9:30 "Wisconsin will be a tough meet," Sichting and Joe Barry Carroll co
A Now claims Williamson. "I'm a bit nervous 8-4 overall to a third league victory ag
*.* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * A Newabout swimming in Madison right now. 0-3 in the Big Ten and 4-7 overall.
Copying Center I guess it's really anticipation. It takes The Badgers thrilled a partisan
i monds e rVrlowest pcesIn the area a lot of concentration to win. ermakers bmping toanearly1
Di'nd/r" rvr MOST COPIES Biemkr yjmigt nery1
SEAN CONNERY'S last appearance as James Bond. Some say "Williamson will be swimming the in the game. However, Purdue gradu
the most creative 007 to date. Lots of action-the film takes ONLY 3C 1000 yard freestyle against Brian the half.
you through Las'Vegas casinos, moon craters, and a Keystone FINE QUALITY Phillips Saturday. Williamson's as fast Sichting, who finished with a gam
Kops chase. FAST SERVICE as Phillips but Phillips is a sophomore termission, and the Boilermakers gra
SAT. JAN. 14-7:30 and 9:30 RACKHAM COPIES and has a lot more experience," sad foot-1 Carroll with 15 minutes left to pl
Films in Natural Science Aud. $1.50 Centicore B kshop Stager Wisconsin held its last lead of the
1229 S. UnversitY So, despite the subfreezing tem- Pearson. But Carroll quickly followed
665-2604 8 am-10 pm peratures, the water in the Natatorium 43, and the Boilermakers were off and
at Wisconsin may be boiling this Freshman Wesley Matthews topp
weekend due to heated competition. and Larry Petty, who was kept busy gu
Carroll wound up with 22 points.
Joe Louis posted seven consecutive Wisconsin Coach Bill Cofield onc
knockouts in defense of his heavy- going with Pearson instead of James
weight title from Feb. 23, 1938, to replaced James Smith at one of the gu
Sept. 20, 1939.
EE EMUniversity of Michigan Gilbert & Sullivan Sociey
+ sMASS MEETING for the April 12-15th production of
'THE GONDOLIERS"
-"OKRC" UTRS" SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 1978
U A:"P. E 8:00 p.m. MICHIGAN UNION
-ngB--r 7---USign up for both cast orchestra auditions
E D H r $ FEEPersons interested in technical crew, costumes, lights, pro-
+ 1 " I* grams and publicity are invited to attend. Refreshments
B &7N Y provided. m
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NS BADGERS
lump 111ini
ciated Press
ed 25 points and Jay Vincent added 19
chigan State to an 82-70 basketball vic-
en record to 3-0 and their overall mark
nois dropped to 1-2 in the conference
8-2 lead and gradually pulled away to
f with Kelser and Vincent showing the
crept within seven points, at 52-45 and
die Johnson. But each time Michigan
ints while Audie Matthews added 13.
higan State and led both teams with 12
79-70
ry Sichting, held in check during the
.n the second half, leading the Boiler-
ictory over Wisconsin Thursday night.
rmbined for 48 points in leading Purdue
gainst no defeats. Wisconsin slipped to
crowd of 8,866 and stunned the taller
0-point advantage, 18-8, with 9:26 gone
ally narrowed the gap, trailing 35-28 at
e-high 26 points, took charge after in-
bbed a 38-37 lead on a basket by the 7-
ay.
game at 43-42 on a 15-foot shot by Bill
with a three-point play to make it 45-
running.
ed the Badger scorers with 23 points,
warding Carroll, managed 11.
ee again shuffled his starting lineup,
Gregory at forward. Arnold Gaines
ards.

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College Basketball
MICHIGAN 66, Iowa 56
Michigan St. 82, Illinois 70
Purdue 7, Wisconsin 70
Minnesota 75, Indiana 62
Arkansas 69, Rice 60
NBA
Buffalo 111, Indiana 92
NHL
Montreal 6, Detroit 1
Boston 6, Los Angeles'i
Cleveland 6, Buffalo 3

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