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Page Twelve


Tuesday, June 19, 1973

Michigan netters advance easily

Special To The Daily
PRINCETON - The Michigan net squad
got off to an excellent start in yesterday's
first round play in the NCAA Tennis tour-
ney. Sweeping all four matches, the Wol-
verines ended up with four points on the
NCAA Tennis
The Maize and Blue netters swept three
singles matches and one doubles match
to chalk up their points. In NCAA tour-
ney play, a match victory is worth one
Number six seed Victor Amaya, a fresh-
man from Holland, started the ball rolling
for the Wolverines with a 6-3, 7-5 victory
of John Holsscchmid of South Carolina.

Holsschmid, a Swiss native playing in his
first NCAA tournament as a freshman had
a record of 20-2 coming into the meet.
equal of Amaya's overpowering service
and departed from the action early.
Freddie De Jesus, a place seed (mean-
ing that he was ranked between 17 and
32), easily disposed of his opponent John
Kroa of Princeton by a 6-4 and 7-6 count.
De Jesus had been injured on a West
Coast jaunt and his performance in the
NCAA's was a question mark. Yester-
day's thrashing of the Princetonian left
no doubt as to whether or not De Jesus
could play with the best of them.
In the third Wolverine singles match of
the day, Jerry Karzen sent Steve Adolph
to an early shower with a 7-5, 6-2 per-

AMAYA AND DE JESUS, Michigan's De Jesus goes into action again against
number one doubles combo, proved to be Jim Timmons of always strong Trinity
a sparkling pair in their first NCAA out- (Texas). Amaya draws Jim Lomax of
ing together. The talented freshman oust- Texas A & M and Karzen will duel with
ed Florida's Graig King and Juan Bzai
by 6-3, 7-6 scores. The latter duo was the Briggs of Arizona.
S.E.C. doubles champs and owned a 24-1 Net coach Brian Eisner was simply
record before meeting up with De Jesus elated with the Wolverine opening day
and Amaya- performance. Last year the Wolverines
The last game of the second set gener- cold only manage five points for the en-
ated the most excitement. Trailing the tire tournament and with four already gar-
Gator due 40-0, Amaya and De Jesus cap-
tured the last four points with some bril-
liant tennis. that mark tomorrow.
Tomorrow Wolverine Eric Friedler he-, Much of the credit must go to Eisner,
gins play and his assignment is not an easy who did a great job in recruiting both
one. Friedler drew Rauol Ramirez, USC's Amaya and De Jesus last year. Both were
shining light and second seed in the tour- top-flight junior players and both have
nament. developed into even better college stars.

Tigers feast on


Twinsfail togainon
stumbling White Sox
CLEVELAND--What the Detroit Tigers needed, after all,
was a leisurely visit to this graceful city on the banks of Lake
Erie. That and a look at the crumbling Indian pitching staff and
the weak Indian bats.
The Tigers, who were ripped in home contests by both
the White Sox and the 'Twins, started their tour of the East in
fine style whipping the Tribe, 5-1.
Jim Perry, rocked hard last Friday, proved his mettle last
evening when he hurled a four hitter.
The Tiger batters were eager to get into the fun, socking
three home runs.
Dick Sharon, Bill Freehan and Aurelio "Go-Go" Rodriguez
hammered home runs, tagging hapless Indian starter Brent
Strom with his seventh straight
Sharon's second four-bagger of
iP O r s the season tied the score at 1-1
in the fourth inning. Then re-
ceiver Freehan, who had been
blanked in that department all
year, socked his first of the
of Ih e season in the seventh.
The Tigers added to the fun
later in the inning when "Go-
D aGo," as he is known to Tiger
DY Stadium partisans, sent Strom
to the showers with his sixth of
the season. Eddie Brinkman was
on board when Rodriguez con-
K.C. goes to D.C. nected.
The Tribe got to Perry in the
WASHINGTON - Former third. But it wasn't exactly an
Boston Celtic defensive whiz K. offensive show. Rusty Torres was
C. Jones was named head coach nicked by a pitch. He stole sec-
of the Washington Capital Bul- ond, only the fourth sack an
lets yesterday. Jones, who re- Indian has swiped all year,
places Gene Shue who took a moved to third on an infield out
job with the struggling 76'ers, and scored on Buddy Bell's single
was awarded a three year pact. which didn't leave the infield.
Previous to his appointment, The loss was the sixth straight
Jones was head coach at Bran- for the Ken Aspromonte-managed
dies University and -an assist- Indians and locked them further
ant to Bill Sharman during the still in the basement of the
Lakers championship season. American League Eastern Divi-

No, they are not jitterbugging. But Philly Catcher Bob Boone and Met third sacker Teddy Martinez do
look that way. Actually Boone is watchcing a round object known as a baseball roll away. Boone later
scored. The Mets lost to the Phillies by a 9-6 count.

Major League Standings

w L Pct. GB
Milwaukee 34 2tt.sri -
Baltimore 30 t2 .53e i
Detroit 32 29 .525 2
New York 33 30 .524 2
Boston 28 31 .475 5
Cleveland t22 41.349 13
A West
Chicago 32 26 .552 -
Minnesota 32 27 .542
Kansas City 36 31 .537 p.
Oakland 34 30 .531 1
California 32 29 .525 1'-
Texas 20 38 .345 12
Texas 7, Minnesota 4
Deteoit 5, Cleveland 1
"~Milwakee8, Boston 3
Oakland 9, Kansas City 5
California 9, Chieago 2
Other clubs not scheduled
Detroit Fryman 2-6 at Cleveland
Tidrow 4-7
Baltimore Alexander 5-2 at New.
York Medich 5-3
Oakland Hunter 9-3 at Kansas City
Splittorff 10-3
Boston Pattin 6-8 and Curtis 3-7 at
Milwaukee Slaton 4-5 and Short 2-1
or Champion 1-3
Texas Bibby 0-0 at Minnesota Kaat
California Singer 10-3 at Chicago
Wood 14-7


St. Louis
New Yoek
Los Angeles
San Francisco
San Diego

W L Pet. GB
38 27 .505 -
29 20 .509 5
30 31 .492 6
20 30 .403 6?~
26 32 .448 8
27 35 .435 91
39 25 .609 -
40 27 .597
36 30 .545 4
34 29 .540 %f
28 36 .438 11
20 45 .308 19.

No fat
Aaron s
See Page 11

Billy rides high
NEW YORK - Billy Williams
has moved into second place in
voting for the National League's
All - Star outfield, according to
figures released yesterday. Wil-
liams, who jumped from fourth
to second, knocked phenomenal
Bobby Bonds from the Top Three.
Pete Rose and Cesar Cedeno are
first and third respectively.

Rangers romp
Jim Mason hit his first major
league home run and Dave Nel-
son scored three runs Monday,
leading the Texas Rangers to a
7-4 victory over the Minnesota
Mason tied the game 3-3 vith
his opposite - field home to left
off Bill Hands, 5-7, in the fifth

Philadelphia 9, New York 6
Pittsburgh 3, Chicago 1
tt. Louis 1, Montreal 0, 6 innings
Atlanta at Los Angeles
Other clubs not scheduled
Chicago Reuschel 8-4 and Bonham
4-1 at Pittsburgh Moose 5-6 and John-
son 1-0
New York Parker 5-0 at Philgdel-
phia Lonborg 3-6
Montreal Renko 5-3 at St. Louis
Murphy 0-1
Houston Reuss 7-5 at San Diego
Kirby 2-7
Atlanta Niekro 6-3 at Los Angeles
'John 5-3
Cincinnati Norman 2-7 at San Fran-
cisco Bryant 11-3

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