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SPORTS

The Michigan Daily

Tuesday, March 30, 1982

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By JIM DWORMANt
The crackof the bat and the voice of the
umpire calling the balls and strikes will
be heard for the first time this year in
Fisher Stadium when the Michigan
baseballteam opens its, home season
thiis afternoon with a doubleheader
against Eastern Michigan.
And the Hurons, though only sporting
a 6-10-1 record, should provide the
Wolverines with some stiff competition
in the opener.
"I KNOW they're going to have a
good offensive club," said Michigan
coach Bud Middaugh of the Hurons.
"And they'll be just as good defensively
as last year."
In 1981, Eastern's defense was good
enough to carry the team to the finals of
the Mideast Regional in Ann Arbor,
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where it was defeated by Michigan.
Offensively, the Hurons' punch is
supplied by a lineup featuring four .300
hitters. Rightfielder Jim Irwin (.362,
14 RBI) leads the attack, followed
closely by infielder Jim Riggs (.351),
first baseman Scott Kemp (.348, 13
RBI), second baseman Howard Sim-
mons (.315) and speedy centerfielder
Greg Howe, who has stolen 10 bases in
11 attempts this year.
JUNIOR righthander Mickey Weston
(3 - 2, 4.68 ERA) istexpected to start the
first game of the twin bill for Eastern
and Jason Hanson (1-1, 1.88) is a good
bet to start the nightcap.
For Michigan, Middaugh tentatively
plans to start sophomores Rich Stoll
and Gary Wayne on the mound. Stoll
currently owns a perfect, 3-0 record and
has allowed only five earned runs in 22
innings pitched for an ERA of 2.05.
Wayne split his two decisions in Texas
despite having an ERA of only 1.50.
Manning the bullpen for the
Wolverines will be senior Tim Karazim
(2.0, 0.00), junior Steve Ontivero (0-1,
6.75) and freshman Jeff Hayward and
Matt Ruud. Hayward and Ruud, who
thus far have combined to shut out their
opponents in four and two-thirds in-
nings pitched, are the probable starters
in tomorrow's doubleheader against
Grand Valley.

THE MICHIGAN batting order, and
positions in the field subject to change,
will read like this: 1) Greg Schulte,
center field; 2) Chuck Froning, right
field; 3) Chris Sbor, third base; 4) Jim
Paciorek, first base; 5) John Young,
catcher; 6) Tony Evans, shortstop; 7)
Rich Bair or Ken Hayward, designated
hitter;8) Jeff Jacobson, second base;
and 9) Dave Stober, left field.
"I won't have a definite lineup until I
see how they're hitting before the
game," said Middaugh.
One thing, however, is certian. A lot
of power returns to the Wolverine
lineup in the number one, three and
four slots. As a leadoff hitter last year,
Schulte compiled a batting average of
.360 with three home runs and 35 RBI.
This spring, the senior has connected
for an average of .447.
SABO HAD an outstanding freshman
season -last year, batting .341 with a
team record 10 homeruns and 40 RBI.
Despite hitting the ball well when in
Texas, however, Sabo managed only a
.278 average. "I'm going to be batting
third so I'll have to do better for the
team to do well," he said.
Paciorek, batting cleanup, has done
just that. In the 11 game spring trip, the
two-time All-Big Ten selection riped
five home runs and batted in twelve
runs on his way to a .528 average.
Paciorek appears to be headed for his
best season ever.
Game time for today's doubleheader
is 1 p.m. Admission will be one dollar.

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WOLVERINE BATSMEN John Clem (18) takes batting practice as Dave Stober (2) waits for his turn. Michigan opens
its season today at 1:00 p.m. in a doubleheader against Eastern Michigan,

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ticket office on the corner of State and
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The League's was the toast,
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He'd eat them with heavenly sighs! Dinner 500 to 7:15
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By JESSE BARKIN W
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The Michigan women's tennis team da,
traveled to Oxford, Ohio, last weekend Jul
looking to start the season on the right fro
track, and succeeded by coming away Vi
with wins over Western Michigan, 8-1, poE
and Miami, 7-2. I
Coach Ollie Owens said he was Sil
satisfied with his team's performance h(
over the two Mid-American Conference m
schools. "I'm happy with how we W
played considering it was 24 degrees in the
the morning and 30 degrees in the af- noc
ternoon," he said. "Marion (Kremer) evc
played the two best girls in the MAC." Va
KREMER, AN All-American as a
freshman last season, was a double
winner in the two matches Saturday.
Against Weste, Kremer defeated Sue
Wergand 6-2, 6-1; and in the afternoon fe
match she rolled past Miami's Ana Van W
Walleghen also by a score of 6-2, 6-1. m<
At second singles, Mary Mactaggart Co
also won twice for the Wolverines,
defeating the Broncos' Nancy Martin 6- te.
4, 6-1, and the Redskins' Sarah Seed, 6-0, W
6-4. Mi
Junior Jill Hertzman played third do
singled for the Wolverines against Ha

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estern and fifth against Miami and.
me away with two victories on the
y. Jane Silfen defeated Western's
lie Hawthorne, 7-5, 6-3; but the junior.
om Louisville, Ky., lost to Miami's.
cki Shields in the third singles.
sition.
In doubles, the team of Kremer and
fen had a rough time but in both mat-
es they emerged victorious. In the
orning match, the pair faced
ergand and Martin and outlasted,
em for a 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 win. In the after-
*n the duo came out a little slow but
entually took control as they beat
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fen netters drop two
The Michigan men's tennis team suf-
red a double blow this weekend in the
ichita State Invitational as they tost
atches to both Tennessee and Trinity
ollege.
Trinity, which is the sixth ranked
am in the nation, swatted the
olverines' 8-1, on Saturday night:*
ichigan's only win came in the secorid
ubles match where.Blue netters Tom
aney and Ihor Debryn downed
rinity's Charles Honey and Chris
ennedy, 6-4, 6-3, 6-1.
The nationally 19th ranked Volen-
ers downed the Wolverines, 6 -3,. oh
nday. Michigan wins included: Bill
odfrey over Eric Boges, 6-3,6-2, in the
xth singles; Michael Leach and Mark
ees over Mike DePalmer and Paul
nnacone 6-7, 6-2, 6-4, in the first
ubles; and Wolverines Godgrey and
odd Schreiber, 6-3, 6-5 at third
ubles.

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