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Page Twelve

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Friday, May 9, 1975

Page Twelve THE MICHIGAN DAILY Friday, May 9, 1 97~

Blue netters keep winning ways
By JON CHAVEZ up to the other members of the team Jesus doubles tandem which he decided
When last seen the Michigan Tennis THE WOLVERINES were a bit leery to give solid performances and they not to play rather than split up.
team had a 7-1 record and was in the of Notre Dame's 13-2 slate, but it was came through lifting the Wolverines to
process of demolishing Wisconsin 9-0 at the Irish who were out of luck as the a 6-3 victory. TODAY the Wolverines host 1974 Big
the Multi-sports building. Wolverines found their record deceptive, Ten runnerup Indiana which has a very
A break in semesters has since oc- crushing them 9-0. "TENNESSEE has an excellent chance tough No. 1 singles player in Doug Sul.
curred but the team hasn't been idle. In It was two weeks ago at Southern Illi- to win the Southeast Conference this livan.
fact they've been quite busy as their nois that Michigan faced its first real year," asserted Eisner who is now con- Sullivan, described by Eisner as
current 13-1 record should indicate. challenge in the form of Tennessee. vinced of their potential. "small, quick, and crafty" has given
Since that April Saturday when they On Friday Eisner's crew took on Kan- Saturday evening Michigan met the Victor Amaya loads of trouble in their
feasted on the Badgers the Wolverines sas beating them 9-0 indoors. Michigan host Salukis, a squad Eisner felt at the previous matches, but "Victor fortunate.
have defeated Kalamazoo College, Notre then faced the Volunteers on a some- time was probably "the second best in ly has been able to beat him in the
Dame, and a neat round-robin of oppo- what chilly Saturday morning, the midwest." past."
nents coach Brian Eisner has referred to Tennessee has very good personnel He had to be pleased with the results, The Hoosiers will have good solid pea.
as "the Southern Illinois Invitational." that can play great tennis on any given a 9-0 whitewashing in favor of the Maize ple down the line and will bring a little
After Michigan had sent Kalamazoo day and according to Eisner, "that's and Blue. hometown flair in with them at No. S
home packing with an 8-1 thrashing, the exactly what they did." "In that particular match I thought we singles in the form of Pete Casler, a
Maize and Blue netters headed for South With two of Michigan's big guns, Vic- played particularly well," stated Eisner graduate of Huron High School.
Bend to keep an April 29th match with tor Amaya and Eric Friedler losing at who was forced to go without Fred De- The match begins at 2:30 on the
Notre Dame. No. 1 and 2 singles respectively, it was Jesus due to injury and the Amaya-De- Varsity Courts.
Islanders at it again
Buffa ..o ei nts onitre

MONTREAL - Craig Ramsay
touched off a three-goal out-
burst in the first period that
powered Buffalo past the Mon-
treal Canadiens 4-3 and sent
the Sabres into the National
Hockey League Stanley Cup
finals.
The Sabres, who won their
best-of-seven semifinal series
four games to two, will face the
winner of the Philadelphia-New
York series.
The Sabres jumpedIto a 3-1
lead in ehe first period and
scored again in the second
frame before withstanding a
two-goal rally by the Cana-
diens in the last period.
Ramsay's unassisted goal, his
fifth of the playoffs, came with

just 2:05 elapsed and was fol-
lowed by Rick Martin's fifth
playoff goal at 8:51.
Peter Mahovlich pulled Mon-
treal to within one goal at 9:48,
but Peter McNab scored for the
Sabres at 17:53 to send the Sa-
bres into the second period with
a two-goal bulge.
Center Jim Lorentz gave Buf-
falo a 4-1 margin midway
through the second period.
Guy Lafleur started Mon-
treal's third-period rally at
8:05 when he scored his 12th
goal of the playoffs, but the
Canadiens could not score
again until just 1:015 was left
when Mahovlich put in his
second goal of the contest, his
sixth of the playoffs.

It will be the first time the
Sabres have made the Stanley
Cup final since joining the
league in the 1970-71 season.
Montreal outshot Buffalo 32-
27, but the Canadiens were un-
able to solve goaltender Gerry
Desjardins until the final period.
There were only eight minutes
of penalties called in the game,
six of them against Buffalo.
Can i happen?
PHILADELPHIA - J. P. Pa-
rise and Jude Drouin each
scored a goal and an assist
while goalie Glenn Resch stop-
ped 28 shots as the irrepres-
sible New York Islanders beat
the Philadelphia Flyers 5-1 last
night to hang on in the Stanley
Cup semifinal playoffs.
The Islanders, bent on re-
peating their quarter-final round
comeback from a 3-0 deficit,
slashed the Flyers' advantage
in this best-of-seven-game series
to 3-2.
The series now returns to
the Islanders' Nassau Coli-
seum for game six on Sun-
day. A seventh game, if nec-

essary, would be in Philadel-
phia on Tuesday.
The Flyers didn't get a shot
on goal until 9:27 of the first
period and that was doubtful
as Resch reached over the bar
to glove a shot by Reggie
Leach.
The Islanders took a 1-0 lead
at 14:19 on a power play goal
by Parise, his eighth of the
playoffs.
In the second period, the tem-
po changed completely as the

Flyers outshot the Islanders 17
6. But Resch and the defenders
in front of him frustrated the
defending champions.
After Philadelphia exhaust-
ed itself shooting at Resch,
the Islanders scored on only
their second shot of the per-
iod, at 14:23.
The Flyers finally scored a
15:10 when Bladon shot fros
the right point and the puck de
flected off Bob Kelly's skate
into the net.

Sp orts of the, Dail1yl
By The Associated Press
Avery Brundage dies
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany - Avery Brun-
dage, the crusty American millionaire who for 20 years was the
controversial president of the International Olympic Committee,
died last night in this Bavarian ski resort. He was 87.
Friends in Santa Barbara, Calif., where Brundage lived
part time for 31 years, said he suffered a heart attack. Of-
ficials at the district hospital where Brundage died did not
give the cause of death.
Brundage stepped down as head of the IOC in 1972 after the
Summer Olympic Games at Munich, Germany. But he re-
mained as honorary president of the self-perpetuating com-
mittee which sets the rules and regulations for the quadrennial
athletic competition among nations.
When he retired, Brundage called for abolition of the
Winter Olymnic Games after 1976 because of rampant com-
mercialism. n-rticalarly in Alpine skiing.
"There are only two kinds of competitors," Brundage said
in his final speech to the IOC in August 1972. "Those free and
independent individuals who are interested in sports for sports'
sake, and those in sports for financial reasons. Olympic glory
is for amateurs."
0
Tiant to see parents
HAVANA - Sen. George McGovern said yesterday Ameri-
can baseball and basketball teams may be flying to Havana soon
because Fidel Castro is receptive to using sports dipolmacy for
warming up relations between Cuba and the United States, and
additionally, the long wait may soon be over for Luis Tiant, the
ace of the Boston Red Sox' pitching staff.
Reports from Havana indicated he soon will be reunited with
both parents for the first time since 1960.
McGovern, winding up his visit to Cuba, said Castro had
agreed to grant visas to the Tiants so they can watch their son
pitch.

The Michigan Daily
Sports

Meyer bombs
By The Associated Press the runs with a double,1
DETROIT - Rookie Dan Veryzer had an RBI single
Meyer hit the first pitch of the Ron LeFlore delivered the f
Detroit sixth inning for a home run with a 415 - foot triple
run to snap a 4-4 deadlock and Tiger relief pitcher JohnI
the Tigers went on to beat the y. ... .,,,:::.-
Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 last
night. Major Le
The triumph pulled Detroit
into a tie with Boston for sec- AMERICAN LEAGUE
and place in the American
League East race, one game
behind Milwaukee. MiP 1 t.
DETROITr 12z 5 .711
M E Y E R' S homer, his noston 12 9 .571
second of the season, came off Baltimore 10 13 .435
'Cleveland 10 13 .4354
reliever Jim Colburn, now 0-1. New York 10 15 .4005
The Tigers added another run in
the inning when Leon Roberts Oakan est
walked, stole second, took third Texas 14 51 .530
on catcher Darrell Porter's ov- Kansas City 14 13 .5191
erthrow of second base and California 13 14 .481
Minnesota 10 11 .76
scored on an infield out. Chicago 10 16 .3055
Milwaukee scored its runs on Yesterday's games
a pair of two-run homers off Ti- Detroit 0, Milwaukee 4
ger starter Vern Ruhle, by Texas 5, Kansas City 3
George Scott in the fourth in- California at oakland, inc.
ning and Don Money in the fifth. Today's games
Texas at Detreoit, night
B R E W E R starter Jim Minnesota at naltimore, twini:
Chicago at Cleveland, night
Slaton was lifted in the fourth Milwaukee at Kansas City, nig
inning after Detroit scored four B Yoston at Califoenia, aiht
New Yark at Oakland, nitht
runs, getting five consecutive
hits after two were out. Aure- Chicago 89
lio Rodriguez drove in two of

Brewers
Tom er pitched the last three innings
and and struck out seven men in-
final cluding six in a row, one short
of the major league record for
Hill- a relief pitcher.
ague Standings
NATIONAL LEAGUE
East
G aW L Pet. (
- Chicago 50 0 .667 -
1 Pittsburgh 13 10 .545
1 Philadelphia 13 11 .542 3
4 New York 10 13.455
4 S1. Loeuis 9 14 .391 01'
5 Montreal 8 13 .381 6'
west
Los Angeles 19 10 .655 -
-- Cincinnati 16 13 .55233
1 San Francisco 14 13 .519 4
San Diego 14 14 .500 4'
3 Atlanta 14 16 .007 5'
3 Houston 10 21 .323 10'.
Yesterday's games
Philaedlphia 6, St. Louis 2
Pittsburgh 4, New York 2
Atlanta 3, San Francico2
San Diego 3, Cinrinnati 0
Only games scheduled
Today's games
San Diego at Chicago
iht Philadelphia at Atlanta, night
Cincinnati a New York, night
ht Houston at Montreal, night
Los Angeles at Pittsburgh, nigh
,an Franiwso at S1. Louis,ight
~Golden St. 79

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