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Rose Bowl
Michigan vs. USC
Monday, Jan. 2, 5 p.m.
ABC-TV

SPORTS_
Tuesday, December 13, 1988

Women's Basketba
vs. Auburn
Tuesday, 7:30 p.m
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BY LISA GILBERT
Midway through the 1988-89 CCHA
campaign, the performance of the Michigan
hockey team can be understood by examining a
perplexing psychological disorder.
This disorder, called multiple personality
syndrome, is characterized by the presence of
two distinct personalities in the same person.
The Wolverines, clinging to fourth place in
the CCHA with a 7-6-3 league record, have
been equally dimorphic.
In the first 10 games of the season,
Michigan jumped out to a 7-2-1 record,
highlighted by a road sweep of defending
NCAA champion Lake Superior. The
Wolverines soared to No. 5 nationally and were
on their way to joining the elite of the CCHA.
Until another. Michigan team came along
and spoiled the party. This group posted a
dismal 0-6-2 mark, lowlighted by a tie and a
loss in a home series against Ohio State.
"We've had our ups and downs like
everyone else in the league," said Michigan
coach Red Berenson. "In the first 10 games I
thought we were as good as anyone in the
league. In the last eight we weren't much
better than anyone in the league. It's really
been feast or famine."
In assessing the performace of the team,
some areas require immediate attention.
Offense: At the heart of Michigan's recent

losing streak is a scoring drought. The
Wolverines have averaged a paltry 2.7 goals
per game in their last eight outings. Denny
Felsner, the Wolverines' leading scorer, was
17th in the league going into last weekend's
games. Michigan State alone had seven players
ahead of Felsner.
Power play: Part of Michigan's scoring
woes can be attributed to an inconsistent power
play, ranked eighth in the CCHA. The
problem continued against Michigan State
with the Wolverines capitilizing on only two-
of-11 opportunities.
On the flip side of the coin, there are some
bright spots that can carry the Wolverines
through their recent slump and give them
momentum for the second half of the season.
Goaltending: Overall the goaltending for
Michigan has been extremely consistent.
Warren Sharples has been his usual steady self,
and first-year player Tim Keough has emerged
as a first-rate goalie. Going into last weekend,
Keough was second in the CCHA with a 2.65
goals-against average.
Defense: The Wolverine defense has been
stingy, giving up 62 goals this season to tie
them for third place in the league. This past
weekend they held an explosive Spartan team
to eight goals in two games.
Penalty killing: Probably the strongest
unit on the team, Michigan has allowed only

15 power-play goals all season to rank first in
the CCHA.
Also in the Wolverines' favor is their
continued intensity. Despite the winless streak,
they came out fired up and ready to play
against Michigan State.
"We had a great effort this weekend," said
defenseman Alex Roberts. "If we can keep that
up every weekend, we'll win games."
Luck is another intangible that eventually
has to work in Michigan's favor. Over the last
few weeks the Wolverines have been
snakebitten, hitting the goal post and missing
countless sure-fire scoring opportunities.
"That's our whole problem," said a<
frustrated Felsner. "We just haven't been
capitilizing on our chances."
Yet despite their recent slump, a quick scan
of the CCHA standings has Michigan in fourth
place, trailing second-place Illinois-Chicago,
its opponent this weekend, by only three
points.
Back in October Berenson cited a top-four
finish and a home-ice advantage in the playoffs
as a goal for the season. Technically, the
Wolverines are right where they want to be.
"Although first place is out of reach, we're
only three points behind the second-place
team," said an optimistic Roberts. "I'll take
that position halfway through the season any
day."

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Myles O'Connor and the Michigan defense have allowed 62
goals this season, tied for third best in the CCHA.

Michigan icers to keep busy over break

BY MIKE GILL
For the slumping Michigan
hockey team, its holiday wish list is
easy to predict. The Wolverines
would like some wins - because
lately, their stockings have been
filled with losses.

They will have a chance to pull
out of their slump when they face
Illinois-Chicago this weekend in
Chicago. Michigan will also take
part in the Great Lakes Invitational,
Dec. 29-30 at Joe Louis Arena.
UIC (9-5-2 in the CCHA, 11-6-2

overall) is the surprise team in the
league. "They have some decent
players, but I don't think they are a
second-place team," said Michigan
assistant coach Larry Pedrie.
Earlier this year at Yost Ice
Arena, the Flames defeated the
Wolverines, 4-3, and tied them 5-5.
The GLI matches Michigan
against Michigan Tech in the opener

of the tournament. The Wolverines
will face either Michgan State or
North Dakota on Dec. 30.
Michigan assistant coach Mel
Pearson will have mixed feelings
when the Wolverines meet Tech.
Before coming to Michigan this
year, Pearson spent 10 years at Tech
(four as a player, six as an assistant)

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KINKO'S COPY CENTERS
wish to thank the
Students, Faculty and Administration
of the University of Michigan
for their continuing support.

EVOLUTION-MICRO TO MACRO?
"Limited changes and adaptation is proven. The large scale
observations appear to conclude that everything is tied to basic
singular ancestry. Physiology, adaptation, and fossil records
indicate we humans nave our origin in the lowest of animal
kingdoms."(?)
Problem: (1) Physiology is considered only on a basis of assump-
tions, similarity of appearance does not prove ancestry. (2) No
adaptation allows mixing and mingling of Families; strong
deviations within FT Lilies are seen, but the identity of the Family
remains intact. (3) Fosil records are jumbled, incomplete for any
varifiable conclusion to be stated as fact except that the retriev-
able fossil itself did indeed exist at some time in the past. To claim
a lineage beyond limited adaptation on the basis of fossils is
speculative wishing at best or at worst, deception.
Thus, efforts to make limited adaptation a fact of origin of species
is in vain. To fail to make the distinction of terms by cloaking all
under "evolution" is lousy science and dishonest philosophy.
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