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Sunday, October 24, 1976

TH MICHIGAN DAILY

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Sunday, October 24, 1976 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Nine~

LEACH PASSES FOR TWO TD's

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centrated on staying as close,
/" T '.as possible to draw their ends
at me, and the pitches were saf-
er and better."
OF Hoosier coach Lee Corso, a
pre-game optimist ("I honestly
SBO U N D S thought we were going to win"
said Corso.), was awed not by
by Rich Lerner the pitch but by the Michigan
offense in general.
"They were too fast for us,"
*o f ssaid Corso. "I thought the rain
n nl efe . . would stop that, but it didn't."
"NO MATTER how you add
... floods Hoosier defense it up," Schembechler, "rain is
always better for the under-
dog. The favorite team always!
BLOOMINGTON wants a fast track."
"I remember three years ago
2 OFFENSE was pretty diversified," said Rob Lytle in a flood of rain in East Lan-
sing I told (quarterback Den-!
fter Michigan dissected Indiana, 35-0 here yesterday. nis) Franklin not to worry"
y concentrate on the option, our running up the mid- about =making the big play but'
d our passing can take over." jst to get it handed off," re-
called Schembechler.
'ing to defend against the Wolverine offense is like try- "I told the center I wasn't go-
plug twelve holes in a dike with ten fingers. n to grade him (on his block-
ing) so he knew the snap was
.more important than the block
n past games the Wolverines have employed the big after it."
to run roughshod over their opponents. The fastest The ever-present rain made
ield in the history of college football, Lytle, Russell Michigan's three ball contrnlld
drives (88-yards in 17 plays, 45
, Harlan Huckleby and Jim Smith each have gains in seven and 80 in 13) n rbans
ver 50 yards on one play to their credit. Michigan's finest offensive mo-
ments this season. In the 88-1
ced with a pelting rain storm, yesterday morning, the vrd drive there was no rinm
ines had to abandon the big play attack and stick to lor°°r than eight 'arcds.
"fnr offense did a hell of
- 80-yard drives in six- and seven-yard chunks. A h." ,nid middle linehneker
e did what we had to do," said Bo Schembechler. 'n n'Nen1 whan gance
did a pretty fair inb itself in
We made te talihaK in tileWolverin'srie-pto a-

recording its third shutout. tossed a 15-yard TD pass to
"Those 'three drives did it Davis.
right there. The less we (the That fourth touchdown ended
defense) play, the better," any Indiana hopes, and when
laughed O'Neal. defensive end John Anderson
A fumbled snap led to Michi- acrobatically intercepted Ar-
gan's second touchdown - and nett's attempted screen pass, a
the end to a key Indiana drive. good many of the soggy 30,416
Trailing 7-0 late in the first in attendance headed home.
quarter, the Hoosiers had driv- With the ball on the 38, Leach
en to their own 45 when the ball let flv to a wide open Smith,
slipped through quarterback but the toss was underthrown
Scott Arnett's fingers. and the wingback was hauled
Six plays later, Lytle cruised down at the five. Four plays
16 yards on third and two later, Harlan Hucklebv swept
- Michigan's longest first half in to complete the scoring.
gain - for a 14-0 Wolverine The pieces are indeed falling
lead. into Place for Michigan.
The well - played first half The Wolverines put togeth-
led to obvious anestions about ThW<rs_::t
Michigan's motivation. The er one of their finest efforts
v s haven't always of this season yesterday, shut-
sovres have't al ting down a ready team under
most difficult circumstances,
"I toll this club we weren't Shut down indeed. "They
noing into this game like the{shrink the field on you," said an
Northwestern game," said pdn'iring Corso. "Yout go over
Schembeebler. ther9 and whoosh, they're right
"Practices this week were as with voe."
good as they have been all "Everv week we're imnrov-
year," said Leach. "We knew inm and learning to play to-
it woild be tough and we were !9Ather." said standont defen- MICHIGAN de
jacked up all week." sm ntackle Greg "Mo" Morton. Enis fumbled
Michigan kept un its momen- "I'm sere glad of that." Wolverines as
turn in the second half. A 69-
vard drive ended with Russel
Davis' fumble at the Indiana 17, BREAK 22 WIN STREAK:
but the Blue defense quickly
shut down the Hoosiers. -uF1 7'- a

Hoosiers

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AP Photo
fensive end John Anderson reaches for a loose ball that Hoosier fullback Rick
in yesterday's game at Bloomington, Indiana. The rain could not stop the
they rolled to their seventh straight win and third shoutout, 35-0.

Jim Smith returned the In-
diana unt to Michigan's 31,
and then it took only six
plays, - including a 33-yard
jaunt by Lytle before Leach

Jue delgers,

By RICK MADDOCK

"We made the tailback in the Wolverine's triple, option at-
tack, only to leave themselves vulnerable to long gainers up
the middle by Davis and Lytle, or Rick Leach-Smith bomb.,

Fee, fi, no fTmb le

MICH. INDIANA

RECEIVING
Michigan

Figuring the rain would make the ball hard to han- istdws......8
dIe, the Hoosiers forced Leach to pitch the ball. And pitch Rushing (att/yds) .. 69-383
it he did. Drawing in the defense before lateraling at the (att/com/yds) ... 5-6-110
last possible moment, the sophomore signal caller ran . Total yards..........493
Punting (no/ave) .....1-45
the option attack to perfection. The fumbles Indiana hoped Interceptions...........o
would materialize never happened. Y.rds lze). ...-.4

"In practice, I noticed on rainy days he handles the ball
very well," said Schembechler. "That was a heckuva per-
formance by Leach because of the circumstance4."
"Rick (Leach) seems to have a sense, a touch with thez
ball," said Lytle. "He lofts it nice and crisp, not hard." ;
We were beat by a beautifully well coached, precise, a
championship football team," said Lee 'orso. "They are well
oiled and their line has great precision."
That line of Mike Kenn, Gerry Szara, Walt Downing,
Mark Donahue, and Billy Dufek thoroughly controlled the I
line of scrimmage, firing the Hoosiers back even when P
Indiana used an eight-man defensive front.

- RUSHING

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Michigan

Lytle...............
Davis..............
Huckleby. ......
Leach .. ....... ....
S. Johnson .....
s. Smith..........
R eid ,.............
Clayton ..............
K ing . ...............

att.
25
15
12
8
5
1
1
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.

yds.
175
69
67
52
8
1
5
5

11 rec. yds.
-123 Smith ..... 2 78
Davis............... 1 15
1-63 Johnson . . 1 9
186 Clayton 1 8
7-36 Indiana
2 Edgar................2 24
41 Fishel.1 18
25 Caivin ............... 1 16
Westover 1 5
PASSING
Michigan
att. corn. int.
Leach ............4 4 0
avg. jWangler 1 2 0
7 Indiana
4.6 Arnett 5 14 2
5.6 SCORING PLAYS
6.5
1.6 MICH.-Davis 1-yard run
3 (Wood kick) 7
1 MICH.-Lvtif~16-yard run.
5 (Wood kick) 14
5 MICH.-G. Johnson9-yard
pass from Leach
(Wood kick)..... ... 21
4.3 MICH.-Davis 15-yard pass
3.1 from Leach
3 (Wood kerk). ...... 28
.4 MICIR.-HucI0 1y 1-yard run
6 (Wood kick)........ 35

Special To The Daily
HOUGHTON - A strong third
period effort led the Michigan
icers past Michigan Tech last
night, 5-3. The Wolverines snap-
1g. ped Tech's, 22 home game win
46 streak. Tech's last home loss'
15! was last year against Michigan
s State, an4 like this loss, it
was Tech's second home game
14 of the season.
18 The Wolverines and Huskies
15 each managed one goal apiece
over the first two periods. Mich-
igan scored in the first' period,
yds. and Tech in the second. Greg
102 i Natale blasted a long shot from
the right side into the left part
63 of the goal to give Michigan the
- lead that it would never relin-
u quish.
IT APPEARED that Mark
0 Miller deflected Natale's shot
in, but officially the goal was
o unassisted. Nevertheless, Mil-
ler's presence near the left side
o of the goal crease served as a
nrosperous Wolverine distrac-
o tion.

After a goal by Mike' Coff
man, the Wolverines were lead
ing 3-1. At 10:45, Tech cut its
deficit to one on a power play
goal by Dana Decker. The goa
stirred up Tech's morale, and
at the time appeared to hav
turned the momentum around.
Michigan's Dan .Hoene quick
ly ended Tech's momentum, as
he scored 36 seconds later on a
tremendous individual effort. He
skated around two Tech defend
ers and flipped the puck past
goalie Bruce Horsch.
"I THINK the key to the
game was when Hoene scored
that goal," said Michigan coach
Dan Farrell.
The only minus on the Wol
verine side was Tech's power
play. All three Tech goals cam
on power plays. The Huskies
had ample opportunity to us
their power play, as ten penal
ties were called against Michi
gan.
The Wolverines scored twice
with their power play. Tech
also had ten penalties.

- THE WOL V E RI N Ecould not push anything
- defense was tough all night. through. The longer the game
s The young defenseman, Dave progressed, the less the Hus-
y Brennan, Dean Turner and Rod kies could penetrate.
1 Pacholzuk showed signs of Farrell summed up the game,
d quick maturity. "We made fewer mistakes to-
e "They're a good young team night. We got stronger in the
getting better along the way," third period and had the best
-! said Farrell. "They're improv- hitting we've had this year."
S ing. When they make a mis- i
a take you hope they won't make Michigan's Dave DeBol was
e that mistake again." named as the first star of the
- Farrell, pleased with the game. He had two assists and
t young defense's- play, has got- played a fie all-around game.
ten through ,what might be Tech 's IDave o h gawas the
1 e hogh, mgtb second star of the game. Wol-
e looked back on as the toughest verine Hoene claimed the third
d part of the season. Wisconsin h
h and Tech back-to-back on the ss
road ended up with a Wolver-
SIne split. echdecked
r I WAS HOPING for this. E
e The chances 4d it were not too SCORING
s good," said Farrell. "We still First Period
e have things to work on. We're x - Thayer (Maurer, R. Palmer)
- not shooting well either." 54; Second Period
-| Farrell added, "If we're .500: MTU - Dempsey (Younger) 11:34.
at Christmaswe'll be in super 'Third Period
sh." M - Natale 3:54; M - Coffman
sape. (DeBo, Hoene) 6:0; MTU - Deck-
, Michigan has an open week- er. (Dempsey, W. Young) 10:46; M
end next week; and it is a bless- - Hoene (Deaol, Coffman) 11:22; M

Indiana
Haikrader ........... 15 65
Enis 13 40
D'Orazio.............3 9
Arnet .............. 8 3
Hopkin ....... ..... 1 6

When the Hoosiers stacked for the run, Leach kept them
honest with his passing. He only threw four but he completed
all of those for 102 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
The nation's top ranked offense coming into yesterday's D u c k e y
game, the Wolverines now average 488 yards total offense
and nearly 44 points per game. By The Associated Press
COLUMBUS - Tailback Jef
Opposing defenses have attempted to thwart Michigan Logan scored on runs of 11 an
by a variety of means. Navy forced Michigan to pass. 29 yards yesterday to lead ninth
Northwestern cut off the pitch to the tailback. MSU and ranked Ohio Statee to a costlr
Wake Forest forced an inside game, and now Indiana forced over Purdue.
the pitchout. None of the tactics worked. The Buckeyes, remaining un
defeated in the league witha
There must be a way to stop the Michigan offense. But 4-0-0 record, lost the services o
I can't think of it. number one quarterback Ro
Gerald for the season. Gerald
Perhaps Wake Forest coach Chuck Mills' suggestion to a sophomore from Dallas, suf
bomb the dormitory the night before the game comes closest. fered three fractured back ver
Wolertines reign supreme.
Dismantle hopeful Hoosiers

-- ----------------------------- ing for them. Doug Todd did - Manery (Maurer. Thayer) 16:48;
hMTU - Decker (Dempsey, Goddard)
r T r jT ;not play tonight, since he hs19:2..
SPA RTANS SURPRISE ILLINI a broken rib. Dan Lerghurt PENALTIES
his ankle last night, and Kris First Period
Manery hasta severelydpulled MTU - Jensen (holding) 8:10:_M
groin muscle. - Manery (hooking) 9:14; MTU -
tr i*u m (-h 9 loe lr l We're playing hurt. Maybe e'Yung(elbowing) 1:47, MTU-
IIU I j I , I thWothr.'v enata Young (cross checking) 18:11; M
themosa tem -Kawa (roughing) 18:11.
play," Farrell said. Second Period
tebrae late in the first quarter. through the third period and ada's third touchdown of the GOALIE FRANK Zimmerman C - Turner (elbowing) 2:43; M-
Dr.Robert Murphy, the led the Spartans to their final game, a one-yard plunge with made several good saves to f:ni; (gu-h saitic roughing):
d Ohio State team physician, score. 12 seconds to play, lifted Wis- post his first win of the year. MTu - Goddard (tr-pping) 7:32;
said Gerald would be hospi- The Spartan victory offset a consin's Badgers to a 28-25 Big The (Michigan goalie team of MTU - Younger (cross checking)
Rick Palmer and Zimmerman , 7:32: MTU - McCahilI (cross check-
y talized at least five days and three field goal performance by Ten victory Saturday and spoil- ng) 10:47; MTU - D. Young (slash-
would be lost for the season. Illinois' kicker Dan Beaver and ed Northwestern's homecoming. have split the season, as the ing) 12:52; MTU - Bouchard (inter-
team has. ; erence, high sticking) 15:26; MTU
The Buckeyes, winning at the running of tailback Chubby The victory was the third of Michigan played more ag- e - MCahil (high sticking) 15:26.
- home for the first time in three Phillips. the year and first in the Big gressive than last night, -with !aThird Per od
a games, came alive in the sec-1 Phillips, alternating with team- Ten this season for the Badgers the notable difference coming T- Pailox k(hoI nig) 159:3
fond under the direction of mate James Coleman, rushed who received a tremendous lift in the third period. The Wol- - Turner (interference) 17:53; M-
d seldom used senior quarterback for 69 yards and one touchdown in the first half with a 97-yard verines obviously controlled the Turner (elbowing) 19:50.
Jim Pacenta.-i and had kickoff returns of 73 touchdown kickoff return by Ira play throughout the period. sOTs sAVED
f- Pacenta, who had played only and 37 yards. Matthews. - Tech apparently ran out of gas, !lorsch (MTU) 13 17 5 35
19 minutes in four previous Northwestern remained with as most of the action was inC Zimmerman () 14 8 10 32
games this fall, engineered the h pthe Tech zone. 1 2 3SBT
I )phzers upset out a vcoyand nw1a 2st TCH O3TD h
Buckeyes on three touchdown j victory now has lost TECH OPENED the game MICHIGAN-...----1 0 4- 5
marches in the last 16 minutes. MINNEAPOLIS - Bill Schultz 13 straight. with several close shots, but Michigan Tech- .-0 1 2 3
ocaught touchdown passes of 70 --- - -
Logan's two-touchdown scam- and 28 yards and Nate Winston
pers and a one-yard scoring sped 42 yards for another score SPORTS OF THE DAILY
thrust by fullback Pete Jomson, as Iowa roared back from a 12-0
I hs 1s caee tuchow, uthalftime deficit to whip Min- T
the game away for the Buck- nesota 22-12 in Big Ten football 11
to -2inth Bg enan 34Horrriers tune-up with Toledo
eyes. 5-1-1 overall. Purdue fell play yesterday. Hr i r
to 2-2 in the Big Ten andT 3-4 forp e yitry.
I Thegme victory knocked Mne
;t llga es -.._ r - _L __ _r .1_ __ + rt,, N. -- ~ -n _n.,,1t. Ir " 1fa in o iin ia (im i

By BILL STEIG
Special to The Daily
BLOOMINGTON - This is getting out of
hand.
Simply dismantling the Indiana football team
wasn't enough for the Michigan machine yes-
terday. The Wolverines did it so slowly, in-
exorably and heartlessly, that it became al-
most painful for the Indiana fans to watch.
Michigan turned a dismal day into an un-
bearable one for 30,416 fans who huddled in
the rain, hoping for the Upset of the Year.
THE DEFLATION of their faint but real
hopes was actually visible - a sad sight.
When Indiana received the opening kickoff
and moved the football quickly to midfield; the
Hoosier fans stood and cheered and were as
active as their bulky raingear would allow.
Indiana had to punt, but the kick nailed Mich-
igan to iLs own 12-yard line.
Things looked okay for the Hoosiers but
then Michigan began its long march.
SEVENTEEN PLAYS, 88 yards and almost
seven ;minutes later, the Stadium was still. It
was as if the cold rain had finally taken
affect, freezing the fans into this impression-
istic splash of color.
It was probably Michigan's finest drive of
the season. It devoured the clock and gave
Michigan a lead. But most of all, it showed
who was boss.
"They were too good for us," said Lee Cor-

Corso received a new three-year contrac
Fridav and nerhans that exnlains his, cart

-

* * *

sota out of a share of the con-

y, p n p * ference lead with Ohio State and
free attitude following the game. But more Illini fall Michigan and was the first for
likely, he was just resigned to the fact that CHAMPAIGN-Tailback Rich Iowa over the Gophers since
his team was outclassed and never really had: Baes ran for two touchdowns 1968.
a chance once Michigan got moving, and quarterbacks Ed Smith and Winston zipped through the
Marshall Lawson passed for left side of his offensive line
"I'M NOT DISCOURAGED," he said. "We more than 200 yards yesterday and raced past the Gopher
played a great team fair and square, and as Michigan State beat Illinois secondary untouched to put
they beat us. If we played them again next 31-23. - the name out of reach with
week, they'd beat us again. Baes ran for 79 yards on 12 8:21 left.
, carries in -the first half but The Minnesota offense was
"But we have one advantage over everyone turned an ankle early in the never able to get started in the
else in the league," Corso -said with a grin, third period. He came back to game, altho'igh quarterback
jumpig off the steps and poundig a black- olinge across the goal line from Tonv D'ingv became the school's
board with his fist. "We don't have to play two yards out in the fourth all-time total offense leader.
them the next two years." quarter for the game's final Dungy rushed for 51 yards and
Michigan looked as impressive in yester- scorepnassed for 121, giving him 4,2031
day's rainy rout as it has all year. The In- S p a r t a n quarterback Ed yards in total offense.
diana game was supposed to mark the be- Smith passed for 111 yards
ginning of the meat of Michigan's schedule. and two touchdowns beforery
leaving the game with an in-' flria krs irally
But it was the same old one-sided story. Corso jury. Lawson came in midway EVANSTON Ill - Larry Can-
saw something good through the drizzle, though.j
"BEFORE THE GAME BO SAID, 'If you
beat us, you'll beat a prepared team.' When'i SCA RE S
he said that, I knew we had arrived," Corso?

The Michigan cross-country
team swept the first five places
in the Michigan Federation
meet with Toledo, held yester-
day on the University golf
course.
The meet, traditionally sched-,
uled as a tune-up for the Cen-
tral Collegiate Championships
held at Kent State next Satur-:
day, was unofficial and no team:
scores werekept. Approximate-
ly two dozen harriers ran in~
the 36-degree weather.
Senior Greg Meyer jumped
out to an early lead which
he never relinquished, cov-
ering the first two miles in
a brisk 9:40. He breezed to
an easy victory, finishing 150
yards ahead of teammate
BruceMcFee who ran his
best race of the season. Clos-
ing out the top five were
Mark Foster, Bob Scheper,
and Jon Cross.
"It was just a hard workout
for me, I wanted to win but:
I wasn't too concerned about
the time (30:37)", Meyer coin-
mented. Coach Ron Warhurst
described the rolling six-mile
course as "one of the toughest
in the Mid-West." "This is pri-
marily a three-miler course; it'
kills off the milers and half-

Pistons nipped
DETROIT - In a free-wheel-.
ing see-saw game lastsnightat
Cobo Arena, 10,804 saw the:
Washington Bullets nip the De-1
troit Pistons 98-97, in the home
opener.
With Nick Weatherspoon pro-
viding the spark with 12 fourth
quarter points, the Bullets over-1
came an 80-72 third quarter def-
icit.
The Pistons led by Bob Lan-
ier's 23 points held a 97-96
lead with 33 seconds remain-
ing but Elvin Hayes put
Washington ahead to stay on
a short jumper.
Leading scorers for the Bul-
lets were Hayes with 21, Phil
Chenier with 18, and former
Piston Dave Bing with 17.
Piston newcomer M.L. Carr
led the Pistons in the first half
on both ends of the court and
finished with 16 points. Howard
Porter chipped in 17.
This evens the Pistons record
at 1-1 and it was their home
opener. -ERROL SCHIFMAN
footers blanked
The Michigan soccer club lost
3-0 yesterday afternoon to the

cau se o juries. ,vsoni s
out for the season with a
broken cheek bone,
Dearborn scored first just
nine minutes into the first half
and scored two second half
goals on an undermanned and
very tired Michigan squad.
Michigan goalie Mithkal As-
four from England started his
first game ever and played well
even though he hadn't practiced
for two months because of a
broken finger.
Zack commented on the sea-
son so far, "We have played
well as a team, but injuries
have been detrimental to our
effort." -ERIC OLSON
* * *
Gopher charity
MINNEAPOLIS - Fans at
yesterday University of Minne-
sota football game donated over
$12,000 to help the school fight
the National Collegiate Athletic
Association in court, a spokes-
man said.
"The campaign was allin-
credible success, said Bill
Werb, the 21-year-old senior
who organized the effort Friday
afternoon after the university
announced it would take its
case to court.

said. "When Michigan has to prepare for In-
diana we're making progress.
"It used to be they'd tee it up and off
they went. It was like an avalanche. Today
we made two mistakes and it cost us two
touchdowns. You can't do that against Michi-
gan. That's the mark of a number one team!

COLLEGE FOOTBALL
MICHIGAN 35, Indiana 0
Michigan St. 31. Illinois 23
Iowa 22, Minnesota 12
Wisconsin 28, Northwestern 25
Ohio State 24, Purdue 3
Georgia 31, Kentucky 7
Auburn 31. Floida State 19
Miami. Ohio 9. Bowling Green 7
U.C.L.A. 35, California 19

'Memphis St. 31. Wichita St. 0
Grambling 28, Jackson St. 6
Miami, Fla. 49, TCU 0
Boston College 24, Army 10
Penn St. 33, W. Virginia 0
Rutgers 47, Columbia 0
Virginia 18, Wake Forest 11
Virginia Tech 42, Kent St. 14
Yale 21, Penn 7
Brown 28. Holy Cross 18
Ric'hmndA13. Furman 9,

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