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SPORTS

The Michigan Daily

Tuesday, January 25, 1983

Page 8

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BASKETBALL
Graduate/Faculty/Staff
The Wonkas took an early lead over The Mongrels and went on to take the
Sunday contest, 43-36. The Wonkas possessed a 10-point lead at the half and
never trailed. Wonka Dave Jacobson led his team's scoring drive with 12
points.
The Relentless Jammers relentlessly flattened The Coneheads, 45-25, in
Division 'A' competition. Three Jammers topped the 10-point mark, and T.
Lundfeld took game honors with 19 points.
All nine Ex-Patriots helped tame The Policy Animals as every team
member contributed at least four points to the 41-21 thrashing. The Animals
scored only four points in the first half and were unable to compete with the
Patriots' 15-point spread.
Unlike their NFL namesake, the Division 'A' Jets enjoyed a victorious
weekend as the bombed The Gunners, 54-32. Jet team captain Bob Blibuer
piloted the win with 18 points.
Fraternity
Sigma Alpha Epsilon scored two quick baskets in the last minute of its
Fraternity 'A' game with Triangle to win a 37-35 thriller. It was a close battle
all the way with neither team mounting anything more than a six-point lead.
Dave Frye and Jeff Harns paced the winners with 14 and 10 points, respec-
tively.
John Goldman and Mark Smith poured in 16 points each to lead Phi Delta
Theta to a 64-20 rout over Kappa Alpha Psi in another Fraternity 'A' game
played Sunday.
Eric Grupe put in a layup with less than a minute left to give Lambda Chi
Alpha a 27-23 victory over Alpha Tau Omega. Lambda Chi spokesman Tom
Fry commented, "It was a tight defensive struggle all the way. The thing
that was the key in the victory was our working the ball inside well."
In Fraternity 'B' action, Kappa Alpha Psi.was in top form defeating Delta
Kappa Epsilon, 51-21. The Kappas, who are the defending champions, were
led by Todd Shurk who poured in 18 points. Delta Alpha Epsilon is only in its
first year of IM competition and was no match for the defending champions.
The IM Digest briefly relates the activities of the Michigan Intramural
program during the previous week. This week's information was
compiled by Daily sportswriter Dan Price.
MEN'S BASKETBALL WOMEN'S SWIMMING
PURDUE, Jan. 27, 8:00 p.m. INDIANA, Jan. 29, 2:00 p.m. '
ILLINOIS, Jan. 29, 4:00 p.m. at Michigan State, Jan. 30, 2:00 p.m.
HOCKEY MEN'S SWIMMING AND DIVING
at Michigan State, Jan. 28, 7:30 INDIANA, Jan. 28, 7:30.
MICHIGAN STATE, Jan. 29. WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL OHIO STATE, EASTERN
atPurdue, Jan. 28 MICHIGAN, CLARION, Jan. 30, 1:00
at Illinois, Jan.30 p.m.
WOMEN'S INDOOR TRACK MEN'S GYMNASTICS
at Windsor, Ontario, Can Am Track OHIO STATE, NEBRASKA, Jan. 30,
Classic, Jan. 29. 1:00 p.m.
MEN'S INDOOR TRACK WRESTLING
at Western Michigan Invitational, at Michigan State, Jan. 28.
Kalamazoo, Jan. 28.
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Frontrunning Falcons flying
NTLEY Michigan with scores of 8-0, 6-4. Kobryn. The junior icer accumulated Irish. Notre Dame, whose standing
reen remains the dominant Spartan Gord Flegel stood out as the two goals and seven assists for a total of dropped to 6-15-1 in the CCHA was led
Central Collegiate Hockey star of the series and was named co- nine points in the matchup against the by two goals netted by defenseman Joe
this past weekend as thev player-of-the-week. Flegel racked up R oo Lakers This moved Kor vn to the Bowie.

By TAM BE
Bowling G
force in the
Association

r*oavi L i y t urmu'tu~a ) Lucy
marked another series sweep, this time
against the Wildcats of Northern
Michigan, 7-5, 7-6.
The Wildcats made a gallant effort,
Friday night, to defeat the first place
Falcons and dethrone them from their
now-familiar position at the head of the
CCHA
Report
CCHA rankings. But Northern
Michigan simply could not hold it
together, and lost by two points.
SATURDAY NIGHT, however,
Bowling Green was given a true test by
its fifth place opponents. Falcon icer
Gary Galley scored the winning goal
with 1:12 left in overtime to edge
Northern in the 7-6 victory. Galley
had scored earlier in the overtime
period but his goal was disallowed as a
result of using an illegal stick.
The Bowling Green sweep improved
the squad's record to 20-4-2 overall and
19-2-1 in the CCHA. Northern Michigan,
though, dropped to 12-11-3 for the
season and 11-8-3 in the CCHA.
Michigan State 8-6,
Western Michigan 0-4
The second place Spartans of
Michigan State defended their position
this weekend by also making a sweep of
their weekend series against Western

four goals and four assists against
Western for the weekend. An amazing
effort was put forth by the Spartan icer
as he scored a hat trick Friday night in
the first four minutes of the game.
Ohio State 7-8, Lake
Superior State College, 5-3
The Ohio State Buckeye squad kept
up the trend of series sweeps for the
weekend as they downed their Lake
Superior State College opponents 7-5, 8-
3.
Ohio State also sported the other co-
player-of-the-week in left-winger Dave

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second spot on the overall scorers
ranking with a total of 13 goals, 40
assists.
Ferris State 7-7,
Notre Dame 7-5.
Ferris State and Notre Dame battled
it out in their series in Big Rapids this
past weekend, ending Friday night with
an overtime 7-7 tie and Saturday with a
Ferris State 7-5 victory.
Junior Randy Merrifield scored two
goals and one assist Saturday to aid his
Bulldog icers to the 7-5 win over the

Michigan Tech 3-6,
Illinois-Chicago 5-3

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A series split resulted between the
matchup of Michigan Tech and Illinois-
Chicago this weekend. Surprisingly
enough the Flames were able to rally
their last place squad to take a 5-3
Friday win from the fourth place
Huskies.
Michigan Tech rallied for revenge in
Saturday night's game though, and put
out the Flames, taking a 6-3 victory.

Irish consider dropping hockey

By CHUCK JAFFE
The University of Notre Dame is con-
sidering discontinuing its ice hockey
program, according to officials from its
athletic department. The decision,
which would remove the sport from
NCAA Division I and lower it to a club
status, could become effective at the
end of the current Central Collegiate
Hockey Association season.
Athletic department estimates show
that dropping the hockey team, curren-
tly tied for last place in the CCHA, will
save over $200,000 and allow other non-
revenue producing athletic teams to
continue competing. Presently, the
hockey team's future is being decided
by Notre Dame's Board in Control of In-
tercollegiate Athletics, which hopes to
reach a final decision in early

February.
"WE'RE IN THE process of re-
evaluating the whole system and we're
looking at it from an economic stan-
dpoint," said Colonel Jack Stephens,
Notre Dame's Associate Athletic Direc-
tor. "We've been taking a hard look at
whether we can continue playing the
sport of hockey. It's a little nebulous
right now, but it appears that the
future of the sport here is in jeopardy."
If Notre Dame decides to discontinue
the program, the 20 players currently
on scholarship would be allowed to
complete their education at the school,
or would be allowed to transfer to, and
immediately play for, another Division
I university.
"I'd say we have to go to a club
status," Stephens said. "Then the boys

that still have eligibility can play
elsewhere immediate y, without having
to sit out a year because of their tran-
sfer."
James Ruehl CCHA commissioner
said that the league was making no
procedural plans to follow if the Irish
leave the conference. Instead, the
decision, he said, is up to the athletic
directors of the association's schools.
"We'll just have to wait and see,"
Ruehl said. "Two years ago they went
through the same thing, so we will have
to wait for the decision. We haven't
discussed what the league will do, but
certainly, playing with only 11 teams or
finding a replacement are possibilities.
We won't decide until the athletic direc-
tors meet in April."

grapplers
crush
Purdue;
pick up first
road trip
victory

By JOHN TAYER
Snapping a two-match losing streak and snagging its first
victory on a recent four-match road trip, the Michigan
wrestling team soundly defeated the Purdue Boilermakers,
26-7, last Sunday.
Aiding the winning effort were several victories in the
lower weight classes. After a 5-2 loss by Michigan's Jamie
McNaughton at 118 pounds, Michigan upped the winning
tempo to capture victories in the next three weight classes.
AT 126 POUNDS, Mike GerGarabedian won 10-5 over Pur-
due's John Stumph. At 134 pounds, Greg Wright defeated Don
Stuckly by a 6-4 margin. Mark Pearson picked up a major
decision at 142 pounds winning an 11-3 match over Derek
Grimwood.
At 150 pounds, Purdue picked up its last victory of the mat-
ch with Frank Patacsil getting a major 15-6 decision over Bill
Goodill.
The rest of the match was all Michigan. Tim Fagan
defeated Peter Feldmier, 5-4, to win his eighth consecutive
match at 158 pounds. Two of Feldmier's four points came on
penalty points.
IN THE HIGHLIGHT match of the meet, Scott Rechsteiner
came from behind in the waning seconds of his 167-pound
match to take a 12-11 victory over Purdue's Jeff Seeger. With
30 seconds to go in the match, Rechsteiner was down 11-8, but
got an escape for one point and followed 15 seconds later with
a two-point take down. Riding out the rest of the period for

the one advantage point, Rechsteiner was able to capture the
match.
Michigan head coach Dale Bahr said he was very pleased
with Scott's performance. "He came from behind and fought
hard to get those-final few points which made the difference
between winning and losing," said Bahr.
At 170 pounds, Bill Elbin picked up a major decision over
Bob Picchiotti, 8-0.
"I WAS VERY pleased with Bill Elbin's victory," said
Bahr, "because it gave him the confidence he needs in ad-
justing to the collegiate level." Elbin is a junior college tran-
sfer.
Putting in a strong performance at 190 pounds, Kirk Trost
took a 13-7 victory over Kurt Angell. Trost has been hot thus
far on the road trip, winning his last three matches. "Trost is
wrestling as good as ever," said Bahr.
Rounding out the scoring for the Wolverines at the
heavyweight position was Rob Rechsteiner, who won 7-2 over
Dave Cravens. The victory upped Rechsteiner's record to 24-
4.
"WE WRESTLED much better as a team overall against4
Purdue than we did in our last two matches versus Indiana
and Illinois," said Bahr. "This was definitely our best match
over the road trip and I was very pleased to see the lower
weights exhibiting a strong showing along with the upper
weight classes."

SPORTS OF THE DAILY:
Body signs with USFL

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS (UPI) -.
Michigan defensive back Marion Body
has signed a contract with the Michigan
Panthers of the United States Football
League.
Although the Panthers announced
last week that they have a 70 percent
chance of signing All-Ameican receiver
Anthony Carter, Body is the first 1982
Michigan squad member to commit
himself to the League. Because the
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th, Body is not expected to finish this
academic term.
The 5-10, 180-pound Detroit native will
join former Wolverines ' Fred
Brockington, Ralph Clayton, Andy
Cannavino, Alan Mitchell, Ben
Needham and John Wangler, who have
already signed with the panthers. Body
played in the Wolverines defensive
backfield for three seasons.

past few weeks, had one of the best
meets of his career. The senior
achieved high scores on each of his four
events including clinching a first place
on the parallel bars with a score of 9.50.
Other first-place performances went to
Kevin McKee who notched a 9.45 on
the floor exercise, and Milan Stanovich
who reached a 9.60 on the vault.
Stanovich's 9.40 second-place floor
exercise score left Stanovich with a
third place all-around score of 53.90.
Nevin Hedlund on the pommel horse
and Mike McKee on the vault each
placed third with scores of 9.25 and 9.45
respectively.
"We obviously learned something
from the competition," said Loken.
"We have a good team'- just have to
get our act together." - Amy Schiff
Women gymnasts trip up
Falling off a gymnastic apparatus
hurts.
Plagued by spills, the Michigan's
score suffered the worst injury this
weekend as the women's gymnastic
team was defeated by Illinois, 171.9-
168.2. Michigan's problems staying on
the apparatus cost the squad six points
and forced its scores to lag behind the
Illini in the uneven bars, balance beam,
and floor exercise.
COACH SHERI Hyatt attributed the
team's defeat to the high degree of dif-
ficulty in the tricks. "We need to be a
little more consistent," she said.
There were, however, some in-
dividual triumphs. Kathy Beckwith and
Angela Deaver took first and third
places respectively on the balance
beam. In addition, Christy Schwartz

anthers
and Beckwith tied for the second spot
on the uneven bars.
The Wolverines did manage to sur-
pass Illinois in the vault. Beckwith
again seized first place and clinched
her position as the first all-around
gymnast at the meet. Also vaulting ef-
fectively was Schwartz, who tied for
second, and Dayna Samuelson who
nabbed fourth. - Paula Schipper 4
Women hoopsters f all short
Orethia Lilly threw up a desperation
36-foot jumper with no time left on the
clock, but her hopes as well as her
team's fell as the shot went off the
backboard and gave Indiana a 68-67
victory over the Michigan women's
basketball team Sunday at Crisler
Arena.
Denise Jackson and Rachelle Bostic
led the way for the Hoosiers (7-7, 4-1 in
the Big Ten) with a combination of 45
points and 35 rebounds. They were
joined in double figures by 'Julie
Kronenberger, who came off the bench
to can four-of-five shots en route to 12
points and five rebounds.
"They were awesome," said
Michigan coach Gloria Soluk. "We
could stop the first shot, bututhey kept
on getting the offensive rebounds and
making the second shot."
MICHIGAN (3-13, 1-5) had three'
players in double figures as well. Lori
Gnatkowski and Orethia Lilly, the star-
ting backcourt tandem, scored 13 and 22
points respectively. Reserve center
Sandy Svoboda, hit for 12 points and
pulled down 13 caroms. Both Lilly's
and Svoboda's outputs were career
highs for the freshmen.
"Svoboda 's really coming along,"
said Soluk. All she had to do was get
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Illini down men tumblers
"We really ran into a buzzsaw!" said
coach Newt Loken about the Michigan
mens gymnasts' loss to host Illinois
274.0-263.8, this past Saturday.
Loken, however, remains confident
that his tumblers will bounce back, and
said he looks forward to their im-
provement in the coming meets.
IN LIEU of the Wolverine loss, the
tumblers walked away with several
impressive individual performances
and won three events. Dino Manus, who
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