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September 11, 1984 - Image 9

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Football vs. Washington
Kickoff time changed to
12:10 p.m. Saturday


Volleyball vs. Illinois-Chicago
7:00.m. tonight
CCRB gymnasium

The Michigan Daily

Tuesday, September 11, 1984

Page 9

M' ranked second in UPI poll

0's beat Tigers, but
Yanks rip Jays


From staff and wire reports
After Saturday's eight point victory
over previously top-ranked Miami, the
Michigan Wolverines have been voted
pthe number two team in the nation by
the UPI Board of Coaches.
The defending national champion
Hurricanes slipped .to eighth in the
ratings following Saturday's loss in Ann
NEBRASKA ROLLED to victory in
its opener and benefitted from Miami's
loss to become the third team in as

many weeks to be voted No. 1 by the
UPI coaches.
Nebraska crushed Wyoming 42-7 to
move up from second. The Cornhuskers
held the No. 1 position throughout the
1983 season before dropping to second
after a loss to Miami in the Orange
Bowl last January.
Nebraska received 32 of a possible 37
first-place votes and 549 overall points
as the ratings were shuffled by upset

losses to four ranked teams.
place votes and 452 points. Texas,
which has not played yet, held third
with two first-place votes and 432 points
and Clemson moved up one spot to four-
th with 411 points after a 55-0 clubbing
of Virginia.
Iowa rose nine spots to fifth after a 59-
21 win over Iowa State and Brigham
Young jumped six places into sixth
following a 47-13 win over Baylor. The
Cougars also received a first-place
Ohio State is the final Big Ten
representative in the top Twenty this
week. The Buckeyes droppedthree
spots in the poll following their narrow
22-14 win over Oregon State.
The Wolverines' next opponent, the
Washington Huskies, are ranked 16th in
the poll following a 26-0 drubbing of
Northwestern Saturday.

UPI Top Twenty
1. Nebraska
3. Texas
4. Clemson
5. Iowa
6. Brigham Young
8. Miami
9. Boston College
10. Auburn
11. Ohio State
12. Oklahoma
13. Penn State
14. Oklahoma State
15. SMU
16. Washington
17. Florida State
18. Southern California
19. Georgia
20. Alabama

Gross clouted his 20th home run and
Mike Flanagan tossed a five-hitter
last night to give the Baltimore
Orioles a 3-1 victory over the Detroit
Despite the loss, Detroit's magic
number for clinching the American
League East was reduced to eight
last night when New York beat
Toronto, 6-2. Any combination of
Tiger victories and Toronto losses
totaling eight would give Detroit the
Berenguer, 8-10, as the leadoff bat-
ter in the second inning to give
Baltimore a 2-0 lead.

Eddie Murray, who grounded into
the first of his two double plays,
scored Young. Murray later exten-
ded his hitting streak to 22 games
with an eighth-inning homer, his
27th, off Detroit reliever Aurelio
Lopez. Murray had been tied with
Ripken, who had the longest hitting
streak in Oriole history with 21.
Flanagan, 12-12, allowed only Kirk
Gibson's 26th homer in the fourth,
while avenging a 1-0 loss to
Berenguer in Detroit last Wed-
nesday night when the Tigers scored
an unearned run. Flanagan struck
out five and walked two.
Gibson has six hits during a four-
game hitting streak, half of them

;ikers off to good start,
take first at own tourney

new coach, new system and several
question marks may have hindered the
women's volleyball team over the
weekend, but the hinderences certainly
weren't fatal-
First-year volleyball coach Barbara
Canning's club finished first in Satur-
day's eight-team home Wolverine In-
vitational, Michigan's first official
competition of the 1984 season. And the
Wolverines finished on top, despite a
good deal of experimenting and room
for improvement.
"WE HAD everyone playing at one
time or another," said Canning, whose
O club compiled an impressive 10-1
record in the tournament.
"There was a lot of experimenting
and testing of abilities," Canning ex-
plained, "so we could have done better
itwe had been consistent."
In the semi-finals, Grand Valley
to the start of the Big Ten season has
left Canning with an enthusiastic but
reserved attitude.
"BEFORE WE get into the Big Ten,
we need to experiment and smooth out
oUr new strategy," she noted, "but I'm
4epecting good results."
Not really knowing what to expect
Saturday, Canning was pleasantly sur-
prised by a Michigan team which rose
to the occasion in the face of an early
season challenge. The spikers tore
,llini safety
:CHAMPAIGN (AP) - Illinois safety
Craig Swoope, acquitted on drug
charges, returned to practice yesterday
and coach Mike White said he was glad
to have him back because "he's suf-
fered enough already."
"He's been fully reinstated," White
said after practice. "He's not in a star-
Ding position, but you have to remember
this is the first time he's been able to
practice in two weeks."
Swoope was acquitted on federal
cocaine charges Saturday.
Attention all freshman and others
new to the Michigan campus. It's likely
that you have already encountered a
Vost of events that truly define the
college experience: long lines at
CRISP, long lines for kegs at parties,
long lines to get into the stadium, and
longer lines for the bathrooms at half-
time. Chances are good that some of you
even experienced long lines at the
Health Service when you went to see
whether you needed a shot for the
"syllabus" your prof handed out in
Put those things behind you. It's time
for the ultimate college experience -
ridde Picks. Believe us, anyone who is
cool does Griddes. A recent poll even
claimed that a successful Griddes
season enhances one's chances of get-
ting into graduate school. Gridde Picks
impress everyone. In addition, the win-
ner will receive a free, one-item small
pizza from Pizza Bob's.
Here's how it works. Just pick the
winners of the games listed below,
remembering to include a score for the
Michigan game, and drop off your picks
Wat the Daily, 420 Maynard, by Friday
evening. That's it - you're cool and
eveyone is impressed. Hurry up though,
the line is already starting to form.
1. Washington at MICHIGAN (pick score)
2. Washington St. at Ohio State
3. Notre Dame at Michigan State
4; Miami (Fla.)at Purdue
5. Minnesota at Nebraska
6. Penn State at Iowa
7. Syracuse at Northwestern

through their preliminary pool by
defeating Wayne State University, 15-5,
16-14, Oakland University, 15-6, 15-7 and
Lake Michigan College 15-7, 15-5.
In the semi-finals, Grand Valley.
tripped up the Wolverines in the first
game, 16-18, but it was all Michigan
from there as the locals disposed of
Grand Valley 15-9, 15-11 in the final two
After winning its semi-finals match,
Northwood Institute battled Michigan
in the finals, but succumbed to the
Wolverines, 15-7, 15-10, despite sporting
a quick offense and excellent serving..
Tomorrow, Michigan faces the
University of Illinois - Chicago at the
Central Campus Recreation Building
before opening the Big Ten season Sep-
tember 22 against top-ranked Purdue.

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