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Women scholarships t
will come this fall

(Col tins rdiive Pagel)
said Athletic Direcitr Set tan-
ham. "How they will he distri-
buted will be decided by the
women's athletic director."
The long-expected break wilh
tradition is a significant step
for Michigan's women's sports
program, which includes seven
varsity sports: swimming, ten-
nis, basketball, volleyball, gym
nastics, field hocke\ and syn-
chronized swimming.
How the scholarships will be
divided between the various
sports is up to recently appoint-
ed women's Athletic Director
Virginia Hunt.
"We are considering the en-
tire range of possibilities, said
Hunt. "Whether they are limit-
ed to just seniors, or the best
player on a team, will be de-
cided in the next couple of
weeks."
Neither the exact number of
scholarships to be awarded nor
the total amount of money in-
volved has been announced. But
the money used will come from
the men's scholarship fund.
"These scholarships are in
addition to the men's," said
Canham. "The majority of the
funds for men's scholarships
comes from contributions. We
are now going to start fund-
raising for women."
Last week, Michigan State be-
came the n i n t h conference

school to announce such a plan.
The eventual goal of schools
giving scholarships to women is
i> rie women's sports to the
status of men's non-revenue
sports. Revenue sports at Mich-
i-1 are football, basketball and
hackey.
'I agree with that (goal),"
said Canham. "That's the gen-
erally accepted position all over
th Big Ten."
Though Hunt did not say who
would get the scholarships, she
did say who definitely would
not. In order to steer clear of
the sometimes shady world of
recruiting, freshwomen will not
be eligible for scholarships.
"Recruiting is a problem,"
said Hunt. "To avoid it we're
not giving scholarships to fresh-
men, though a number of in-
stitutions do. We're going to
give them to the upperclassmen
who have proven their ability."
When asked if such a policy
would hurt Michigan's chances
of landing the better high school
athletes, Hunt said, "I hope it
won't. I hope they will come for
the excellent athletic and aca-
demic programs. I hope Mich-
igan will sell itself."
Canham said the number of
scholarships will increase over
the years as the fund-raising,
which he heads, gathers mo-
mentum.

Michigan's women swimmers will be eligible for athletic scholarships in the fall as well as
women student-athletes in five other sports.; gymnastics, basketball, field hockey, tennis, and
volleyball. Athletic Director Don Canham confirmed the new policy yesterday. The Michigan
women's swimming team, pictured above, won the 1976 Big Ten championships.

Red Sox power past Tigers

By The Associated Press ning and snapped a 2-2 tie. Boston scored lone runs in the
DETROIT - Rookie Butch The Tigers rallied for a run fourth and fifth after Detroit
H o b s o n slammed a two-run in the seventh but Rice's lead- took a 2-0 lead in the second off
homer and Jim Price added a off homer in the eighth off starter Rick Jones on a homer
solo blast last night to power Bill Laxton wrapped up the by Aurelio Rodriguez. Rodri-
the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 victory for reliever Reggie guez scored a run for Detroit
victory over the Detroit Tigers. Cleveland, 6-5. Cleveland got in the seventh on a groundout
Hobson's drive off loser Dave relief help himself from Bill by Bill Freehan after singling
Lemanczyk, 3-3, followed a walk Lee in the eighth inning to and reaching third when the
to Rick Mille- in the sixth in- stop a Tiger threat. ball skipped past center fielder

Fred Lynn for an error.
The loss was the fifth straight
for Detroit, while Boston has
won six of its last seven games.
Birds burn
CLEVELAND - Doug DeCin-
ces hit a two-run triple and a
home run last night, leading the
Baltimore Drioles to a 6-2 vic-
tory over the Cleveland Indians.
DeCinces triple, which came
off Tom Buskey in the eighth
inning, followed a one-out dou-
ble by Lee May and a walk to
Tony Muser and gave the Orio-
les a four-run lead. DeCinces
hit his sixth homer of the year
in the third.
Orioles starter Wayne Gar
land, 13-2, scattered 10 hits in
gti-g the distance. .
Trailing 2-1 after five innings,
the Orioles chased Oriole start-
er Jim Bibby, 7-4, and grabbed
the lead on singles by Reggie

Jackson and May and a two-
run double by Ken Singleton.
Bucs bumped
PITTSBURGH - Jon Matlack
pitched and batted the New
York Mets to a 7-4 victory over
the Pittsburgh Pirates last night
oithrelief help from Skip Lock-
wood.
The New York starter allow-
ed all of Pittsburgh's six hits
before leaving the game in the
eighth inning, In addition, Mat-
lack drove in one run and scored
aother as the Mets hammered
the Pirate pitchers for 17 hits.
Mitlack, 11-6, hit two line-
drive singles himself, sending
home Roy Staiger with a run in
the foirth, and scoring himself
it the same inning.
Jerry Reiss, 10-6, who allow-
ed fow runs in the fourth, was
the loser,

MA10 IFAGUE STANDINGS
NATIONAL LEAGUE AMERICAN LEAGUE
East East
w L Pt. GB W L Pet. GIt
Philadelphia a1 34 .676 - New York 64 41 .610 --
Pittsburgh 58 48 .547 13' Baltimore 53 52 .505 11
New York 55 55 .500 18!1! Cleveland 52 52 .500 11
Chicago 47 61 .435 25' Boston 50 55 .476 13..
St. Louis 44 59 .427 26 Detroit 48 56 .461 15'.
Montreal 3 .60 32 Milwaukee 47 56 .456 16
West west
Cincinnati 69 39 .639 - Kansas City 64 40 .615 -
Los Angeles 59 47 .557 9 Oakland 55 52 .514 10'
Houston 56 54 .509 14 Minnesota 54 53 .505 1 .
San Diego 51 59 .464 19 texas 50 54 .481 14
Atlanta 48 60 .444 21 Chicago 46 58 .442 18
San Francisco 48 62 .436 22 California 47 61 .434 19
Late games not included
Thursday's Games Yesterdays Games
Chicago 4, Montreal 3, second iiakee 9, New York 3
game ppd., rain Baltimore 6, Cleveland 2
New York 7, Pittsburgh 4 Boston 5, Detroit 4
San Francisco 2, Atlanta 1 Kansas City 6, Minnesota 4
Philadelphia at St. Louis, n Texas 1, California 0
Houston at San Diego, n Only games scheduled
Cincinnati at Los Angeles, n
Today's Games Today's Games
Chicago (Bonham 7-9 and Stone Kansas City (Splittorffl -7 and
2-4) at Montreal (Lang 1-1 and Hassler 0-7) at Chicago (Johlnot
Dunning 1-4), 2, 0-n. 9-9 and Gossage 6-10), 2, t-n.
San F aneiseo (Dressler 2-7) at Milwaukee (Colborn 7-11) at Bos-
Atlanta (Morton 1-8), n. ton (Cleveland 5-5), n.
New York (Espinosa 0-2 or Swan Cleveland (Brown 7-6) at Detroit
5-8) at Pittsburgh (Kison 8-7), n. (Roberts 10-11), n.
Philadelphia (Lonbory 12-6) at Baltinore (May 7-8) at New York
St. Louis (Denny 5-5), n. (Alexander 6-7), n.
Houston (Andujar 6-7) at San Minnesota (Redfern 3-6) at Texas
Diego (Steam 9-12), a. (Perry 10-0), a,
Cincinnati (Aleala 10-3) at Los California (Tanana 12-8) at Oak-
Angeles (Rhoden 9-0), n. land (Blue 9-9), a.

AP Photo
Detroit Tigers' second baseman Pedro Garcia steams at umpire Alan Clark, who called Gar-
cia out on an attempted steal of second base in the third inning of the Tigers' contest against
the Boston Red Sox last night at Tiger Stadium. The Bengals lost 5-4.

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