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May 22, 1973 - Image 12

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'age Twelve


Tuesday, May 22, 1973

Netters romp to laurels

Thinclads take second in loop
From wire service Reports Saturday at the University of Minnesota's Bierman
MADISON-The only question left Sunday was field track.
how large a margin Michigan would collect as it Finishing 67 points ahead of runnerup Mich-
swept to its sixth consecutive Big Ten tennis cham- igan, Indiana thus swept both the conference
pionship with a near-flawless performance. outdoor and indoor titles as well as the cross
The Wolverines, undefeated in nine conference country championship. This feat in the same
dual meets, nearly clinched the conference title in school year previously was accomplished only by
Friday's preliminaries, then made it official in Michigan State last year, Michigan in 1955 and
Saturday's semifinals. Indiana in 1941. -
Their 159 points, amssed by winning five of Three meet records were set and three tied.
six singles championships and all three doubles But the meet's outstanding performances were the
titles, were just two short of their own meet first mile in less than four minutes in history hy
record.fmii nte'sKhn Porjmynutes:9n2hi the
Led by tpo-seeded Victor Amaya, a 6-foot-4 Michigan State's Ken Popejoy at 3:59.2 and the
freshman who stopped Doug Sullivan of Indiana nations fastest 880 this season, hy Wisconsin's Skip
in No. 1 singles, 6-2, 4-6, 6-0, the Wolverines finish-
ed 72 points ahead of second-place Iowa, which Popejoy, who had run 3:57 and 3:57.3 in each of
had 87 points.two previous weeks, literally chased defending
Idiana was next with 80, followed hy Wisconsin champion Mike Durkin of Illinois off the track as
and Illinois, each 71; Michigan State 69; North- the Spartan star shaved 2.3 seconds from the for-
western 50; Ohio State 30; Minnesota 25, and Pur- mer meet mile record of 4:01.5 set by Illini Lee
due 18. LaBadie in 1971. Durkin dropped out 400 yards
Singles from the finish.
No. 1-VICTOR AMAYA, MICHIGAN, 'defeated The third new record came in the mile relay
Doug Sullivan, Indiana, 6-2, 4-6, 6-0. with a 3:08.5 victory by Michigan's quartet of
No. 2-ERIC FRIEDLER, MICHIGAN, def. Man- Greg Syphax, Eric Chapman, Al Cornwell and
uel Amaya, Illinois, 6-4, 6-3. Kim Rowe. That snipped two-tenths of a second
No. 3-Joe Kendall, Indiana, def. JERRY KAR- from Iowa's 1967 mark of 3:08.7.
ZEN, MICHIGAN, 6-4, 7-6. Olympian Larry Burton of Purdue had a hand
No. 4-DICK RAVREBY, MICHIGAN, def. Webb in tnatching two meet records. He anchored the
Hayne, Illinois, 6-3, 6-3. Boilermaker unit which matched the meet 440 re-
No. 5-KEVIN SENICH, MICHIGAN, def. John lay record of 40.1 and then captured the 100-yard
Clark, Wisconsin, 6-2, 6-1. sprint in 9.4, equaling famed Jesse Owens' 38-year-
No. 6-TIM) pTT, MICHIGAN, def. Paul Schimel- old record. Marshall Dill of Michigan State, fin-
fenyg, Wisconsin, 6-2, 6-2. ishing second also was clocked in 9.4.
Doubles Michigan State finished third in the team stand-
No. 1-VICTOR AMAYA AND JERRY KARZEN, ings with 79 points, followed by Purdue with 68;
MICHIGAN, def. Tom Dunker and Joe Kendall, Minnesota 47; Wisconsin, 44; Illinois, 42; Iowa, 16;
Indiana, 6-2, 6-4. Ohio State, 13, and Northwestern, 10.
MICHIGAN, def. Dave Williams and Brian Smith, Putters tie for sixth
Michigan State, 6-3, 6-2. WEST LAFAYETTE - Steve Groves of Ohio
No. 3-TIM OTT AND MIKE WARE, MICHIGAN, State, who looks very much like his golfing idle
def. John Vegosen and Bob Rosenbraugh, North- Jack Nicklaus, stole the show at the 54th Big Ten
western, 7-5, 6-3. golf championship last weekend.
Groves, a chubby, blond senior, took medalist
Trackmen set relay mark honors with a 76-hole total of 289 to share the
MINNEAPOLIS - Indiana's hustling Hoosiers spotlight with Indiana University, the team title
completed a rare Big Ten title sweep and two winner on the Purdue University North Campus.
impressive individual records were fashioned in Indiana took 1,484 strokes to win the team
the 73rd conference Outdoor Track and Field meet title by eight strokes. over Ohio State. The Buck-
here last weekend. eyes took 1,492 strokes, followed by Illinois 1,497,
The well-balanced Hoosiers piled up a modern host Purdue 1,501, Michigan State 1,517, Minne-
record 153 points, winning or placing in 16 of the sota and Michigan 1,520 each, Iowa 1,531, Wis-
18 events in the two-day meet which concluded consin 1,575 and Northwestern 1,674.

Summer Daily
Indians pulverize
New Yorkers, 10-5

By The AssociatedP
on the brink of being kn
in the second- inning, pt
self together and Clevel
from behind for a 10
over the New York Ya
The Yankees bunchei
for four runs against
the second inning, two:
Gene Michael's triple.
But the Indians kn
Yankee starter Georg
in their half of the se
tiedathe score. In the
Indians went ahead foe
George Hendrick's two
Sports of the Daily
Cinderella story of tI
sota baseball team lie3
page 11.
Thurman- Munson's
ning homer cut Clevel
to 6-5 but the India
three more runs in
of the inning.
Red Sox ramble
pitched a four-hitter
Aparicio delivered
loaded, two-out singl,
seventh inning last n
ing the Boston Red So
victory over the Balti
Baltimore pitcher Ji
was leading 1-0 and h

rd Perry,
ocked out
alled him-
and came
:5 victory
nkees last
d five hits-
Perry in

the first two Boston batters in
the seventh. But Rick Miller
doubled and walks to Dwight
Evans and Tommy Harper load-
ed the bases for Aparicio.
The Red Sox added two runs in
the ninth on Evans' single, an
error by Palmer and Carl Ya-
strzemski's double.

scoring on Pirate loot
ocked out .PHILADELPHIA-Richie Zisk's
e Medich pinch single in the ninth inning
eMond and drove home Gene Alley with the
third, the winning run last night, giving the
t keepson Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 victory
-run ham- over the Philadelphia Phillies.
Alley open the ninth with a
single and moved up on a sacri-
rand the fice before Zisk, batting for win-
ahe inne ning pitcher Steve Blass, deli-
se Mainne- vered the deciding hit.
in wait on The Phillies had jumoed to a
4-0 lead in the third inning be-
hind starter Steve Carlton. Larry
fourth-in- Bowa singled, stole second and
and's lead scored on Del Unser's single.
ins added Then Willie Montanez doubled
their half and Greg Luzinski cracked a
home run.
uis Tiant Major Leri ue
and Luis
a bases - St ndinos
le in the
ix to a 4-1 East
more Ori- neteit W L Pet. Gn
Baltimore 17 I .488 1?!
m Palmer New York 18 20 .474' 2
ad retired Milwaukee 17 19 .472
Baston 15 19 .441 1
Cleveland 17 23 .425 4
Chicago 21 13 .618 -
California 21 14 .600 t
Kansas City 23 16 .590 1
Minnesota 18 17 .514 3!!
Oakland 20 19 .513 31
Texas 12 23 -.343 9'
Last Night's Results
Roston 4, Baltimore i
Cleveland 10, New York 5
Kansas City at Oakland, inc.
Tonight's Games
Cleveland (Tidrow 4-5) at Balti-
more (McNally 3-4).
Milwaukee (Colborn 3-1) at Boston
(Curtis 1-4).
New York (Stottlemyre 5-4) at De-
troit (Fryman 2-3), 8 p.m. Tiger Sta-
Kansas City (Simpson 3-2) at Min-
nesota (Woodson 2-2).
California (May 4-3) at Chicago
(Bahnsen 5-3).
. Texas (Broberg 0-4) at Oakland
(Holtzman 8-2).
W L Pet. GB
Chicago 23 16 .590 -
New York 19 16 .543 2
Pittsburgh 16 17 A86 4
Montreal 15 18 .455 5
Philadelphia 14 24 .368 8
St. Louis 12 24 .333 91%
Houston 26 16 ,619 -
san Francisco 27 17 .614 -
Cincinnati 23 16 .590 1 'i
Los Angeles 23 17 .575 2
Atlanta 16 22 .421 8
San Diego 15 26 .366 101
Last Night's Results
Chicago at Montreal, ppd., rain
Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 4
St. Louis at New York, ppd., rain
san Francisco 9, Houston'4
Tonight's Games
Pittsburgh (Ellis 3-4) at Philadel-
phia (Twitchell 1-1).
Chicago (Jenkins 4-3) at Montreal
McAnally 2-1).
St. Louis (Wise 4-2) at New York
(Koosman 5-1).
AP Photo san Francisco (Marichal 4-4) at At-
lanta (Dobson 1-0).
Houston: (Roberts 4-1) at r.Cincin-
ld. Adams wall (Careoll 0-3).
.an Diego (Greif 3-3) at Los An-
geles (Sutton 4-3).

The windup-the heave
Michigan's Steve Adams gets his tongue and body in motion for this discus heave in the Big Ten championships last weeken
won the meet with a throw of 175-4, helping the Wolverines to asecond place finish in the meet.

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