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Women's Basketball
Exhibition vs. Windsor
Saturday, 2 p.m.
Crisler Arena


vs. Lake Superior State
Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
Yost Ice Arena

The Michigan Daily

Wednesday, November 26, 1986

Page 7


it has been a long time since the
hockey team has won a game
against Lake Superior. No, make
that a very long time.
Michigan has lost its last 10
meetings with the Lakers going
into this weekend's series between
the two teams at Yost Ice Arena.
Wolverine head coach Red Berenson
has never beaten Lake Superior
since he took over the helm three
years ago.
"They've had a way of beating
Michigan regardless of whether they
outplayed us or not," Berenson said.
"It's been a matter of simply
just winning the games," explained
Laker head coach Frank Anzalone.
"We may have gotten a break late
in the game, but it wasn't due to
the fact that Michigan didn't play
hard. We've never totally
ANZAL ONE'S formula for
his success against the Wolverines
as well as the rest of the CCHA (8-
3-1, third place) is nothing fancy.
His team has built a reputation
around the league as being solid
"We have no choice," the fifth-
year coach said. "We don't have a
Wayne Gagne (Western Michigan's
high-scoring defenseman)."
"They've been able to keep the
score down so they haven't had to
score a lot of goals to win games,"
Berenson said. "If you can do that
in college hockey, you don't have
to score eight goals to win. I think
that's been their secret."


hope to snap

Laer Jinx

The Lakers are only allowing an
average of 3.8 goals per game.
Goaltenders Mike Greenlay (2.72
goals against average) and Randy
Exelby (4.33) deserve much of the
credit for keeping the puck out of
the net.
Greenlay, only a freshman, leads
the CCHA with a an eye-opening
2.60 GAA. "We knew he was
good," Anzalone said. "I'm very
happy with the way he's played."
THE TWO goalies receive a
lot of help in front of them as well.
Senior defenseman Matt Cote
anchors the blue line, and
backchecking is a household name
to everyone.
"When we get our chances," said
Michigan's Brad Jones, "we're
going to have to capitalize, because
with a team like Lake Superior the
chances may be far and few
Although defense is their fort6,
the Lakers are not without offense.

Sophomore left wing Mike de Carle
leads the team in scoring (14 goals,
9 assists, 23 points) and is tied for
ninth in the league. He plays
alongside center Anthony Palumbo
(6-8-14) and right wing Mark
Vermette (7-9-16) to form the
team's most potent offensive line.
Freshman left wing Jeff Jablonski
(10-7-17) has also made a major
The return of senior center Jim
Roque (5-11-16), who missed last
weekend's series against Illinois-
Chicago, also strengthens the team.
Despite Lake Superior's
impressive start and their winning
streak against the Wolverines,
Anzalone remains leery about this
weekend's matchup. "They scare
me. I don't like when I have that
"We must contain their
individual talent that's on the ice
and play our system the way we
like to play it."
On the other side, Berenson
stated what it will take to earn his
first win over the Lakers. "We're a
team that has to play at both ends
of the rink. We don't look at
ourselves as a great offensive team,
and we're not a great defensive
team. We have to make our chances
Michigan may have to play
without the services of right wing
Billy Powers who suffered a hip
pointer in last Sunday's loss to
Western Michigan when he went
sliding hard into the Broncos' goal

... defensive whiz

Swimming in style
Synchro club dances in water
work with.

Imagine being under water for 45 seconds,
trying to do a routine by hearing the distorted
music through the water. Yet you must continue
'to be graceful and still exhibit the strength to
-=continue for another five minutes. Welcome to
Michigan's synchronized swim club practice.
The sport of synchronized swimming is a new
yet fastly growing sport across the nation.
Usually, girls at ages 13 and 14 begin to train for
this sport. From the spectators' top-of-the-water
view 'it looks easy, but as the women will tell
you, that is what they want the audience to
SOME GIRLS realize in high school that
they won't be "top-rated" swimmers. That is when
"they should seriously consider this sport,"
according to Jill Ingersoll, the coach of Michigan's
synchronized swim team.
Practice for the team starts in October, with the
women listening to tapes and records to decide on
the music for their routine. They then practice at
least seven hours a week in the water, learning
new moves; strengthening and conditioning their
bodies to withstand the routine, and slowly trying
to fit the moves to the music they have selected to

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The six women that compose the team work as
solos, duets, trios, or teams (4-8 people) Of
course, a solo is easier to synchronize but harder to
make dynamic. On the other hand, a team is
difficult to synchronize, but the moves that can be
done are limitless.
DURING THEIR five minute routine, they
are not allowed to touch the bottom of the pool,
yet have to always use 100 percent of their leg
energy to keep them moving. The women here at
Michigan don't emphasize heavy weight training
as some schools in the West do. Instead they
concentrate on grace in the water, creativity, and of
course, audience enthusiasm.
Even though synchronized swimming at
Michigan was dropped as a varsity sport several
years ago, it is greatly recognized in other Big Ten
schools, such as Ohio State. Ingersoll strongly
agrees that "it would be nice for it to be a varsity
sport here. The girls put so much time and effort
into the sport that they should be recognized for
their ability."
The team does get some University financial
support, but like most club sports, it finds that
fund-raising is necessary in order to cover its costs.

Daily Photo by JOHN MUNSON
Michigan freshman goalie Warren Sharples stops a second-period shot in Sunday's 8-6 loss to Western Michigan.
Antswin Quad battle

Intramural football champions
just have time to walk off the field
and take a bow, but there's not
much time to savor the moment.
The IM race for wanton points now
continues with IM basketball.
Feeling bummed and left out?
Hesitate no longer. Join thousands
of other men and women and enter
your basketball team at the IM
Building, Dec. 3, 4, and 5 in one of
the biggest competitions on
campus. We now return to our
regularly scheduled program already
in progress: the IM championship
football coverage.

touchdown catch. Those Kolesar
Catches can be hazardous to the
health and should not be tried by an
amateur as Wagner's knee found
Sigma Alpha Mu 12,
Phi Delta Theta 0
The Sammies played on the Phi
Delts' mental problem, retarding
their offensive game to win, 12-0.
"I can't tell you exactly what went
wrong except that mentally we
weren't ready," Phi Delt Pete
Tarpey said with a sigh. "I give
credit to their defense. They really
confused us with their defensive
That defensive inspiration for the
Sammies was Steve Shoslick. He
terrorized the receivers by
intercepting three Tommy Boylen
passes, two for touchdowns.
The Sammies, with a 8-1
overall record, were "pumped up"
for this game because "we lost the
finals last year to XAE in the last
seconds," said teamster David
"(The game) was an interesting
one," summarized POFO II captain
Colleen Green. "We would just put
the ball up and nobody would be
around, so we'd take off running."
With such a drowning defeat, the
EATs would be expected to be

barely keeping their heads above
water, but according to Y A T
spokesperson Marni Schlissel, "We
were happy to even make it to the
finals. It was our first time (in the
finals). (POFO II) knew football
like guys know football." Schlissel
then added "Compared to other
teams, we're good but against this
team, their added experience worked
for their side."



It was a close, hard fought game,
but the Ants of West Quad came
out on top, side-stepping Kelsey,
"They were the best team we
played all season," said Ant
defenseman Mike Donath, who
contributed two solo sacks to the
Kelsey's vice president Pete
Dame said, "I thought we could
beat them. They certainly didn't
blow us away like they thought
they were going to. We had their
fans scared!"
Kelsey claims that they
outscored the Ants in yardage and
time, despite their first half that
was marred with many penalties.
"The refs took us out of the

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