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Hockey
vs. Illinois-Chicago
Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
Yost Ice Arena

SPORTS

Volleyball
vs. Illinois
Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Crisler Arena

Tbh. Michigan Daily

Tuesday, October 18, 1988

Page 9

Blue
Lines
M' pleased with sweep
despite close victories
BY TAYLOR LINCOLN
Last weekend the Wolverines opened their 1988-89 hockey campaign
with a pair of 6-5 victories over last year's CCHA cellar-dweller, Miami
(Ohio).
Two games, two wins. But they didn't come easily, and they didn't
'cme without incident.
Despite enjoying a 91-47 shots-on-goal edge for the series, the
-Wolverines were forced to eke out a pair of one-goal victories, with the
Redskins threatening to tie at the culmination of both games.
. Michigan's failure to capitalize on scoring opportunities was exposed
midway through the second period of Saturday's game. Two quick Miami
goals left the Wolverines staring at a 3-1 deficit.
Three shots and 45 seconds later, the Wolverines had converted a 3-1
deficit into a 4-3 lead.
BUT THIS SCORING explosion was one of the few shining
moments for the Michigan offense, which repeatedly hammered Miami
goalies Steve McKichan and Mark Michaud with shots only to come
away empty handed.
"I think we should have scored
more goals than we scored in the
course of the weekend," Michigan
head coach Red Berenson said. "We
definitely had enough scoring
chances."
Berenson was also mildly
disappointed with his defense,
-which gave up a total of 10 goals "j {;
.and allowed Miami to stage third ..,,r$a
period comeback both nights. .o
But nevertheless, a sweep is a
sweep. As senior co-captain Myles
O'Connor said, "I know we're
going to have to play better, and
Miami's definitely not going to be
One of the top teams in the league.
But it's good to get two wins under O'Connor
our belts."
Saturday night's game was tinged ...Davidge's target
with mild controversy caused by
Miami coach Bill Davidge making repeated references to the fine print of
his rulebook.
With a shade over two minutes remaining in the game, Davidge
observed that the blade of O'Connor's stick was curved a bit more than
NCAA rules allow for. O'Connor spent the rest of the game in the
penalty box, leaving the Redskins with a six-skaters-to-four advantage
.(after pulling their goalie) for the game's final minute.
"If you know your rule book you can take advantage of it," Davidge
said. "O'Connor is their quarterback out there, and we had to do whatever
we could to get him off the ice."
O'Connor had a little less reverence for Davidge's mastery of the rules:
"It's bush league. They are rules, but it's just kind of unwritten that you
don't call them ... they played like losers and that's the way they ended
up," said the veteran defenseman.

SPORTS OF THE DAILY
Prep star commits

to

6 M'

DETROIT (AP) - Tony Tolbert, considered by
many to be the state's top prep basketball player,
made a verbal commitment Sunday to play for the
Wolverines next year, Michigan coach Bill Frieder
said.
Tolbert, ranked as the nation's 17th best high
school basketball player, also had been courted by
Missouri, De Paul, Michigan State and had also
considered attending North Carolina State and
UCLA.
The 6-foot-4, 177-pound scoring guard at
Detroit's St. Martin de Porres High School
averaged 29.9 points and eight rebounds a game
as a junior last year.
Frieder said Tolbert will sign a letter of intent
during the early signing period of Nov. 9-16.
This year's Michigan squad held its first
practice of the 1988-89 season Saturday at Crisler
Arena. The Wolverines open the season at home
on Nov. 16 with an exhibition game against
Yugoslavia.
Spikers drop two on road
After the Michigan women's volleyball team
lost its sixth straight conference game to Iowa
last Friday, coach Joyce Davis gave the team a

talking to. And the players spoke among
themselves in a closed meeting. And all this
talking worked. Almost.
Michigan played better on Saturday but lost to
Minnesota.
But the Wolverines (0-7 in the Big Ten) are
not yet ready to draw comparisons between
themselves and the Columbia football team,
which lost 44 straight games. "We realize that we
can turn around the season. It's not even halfway
over," Davis said.
"I am surprised, but I'm not worried," Davis
said. "I am a little frustrated at our inability to get
over the hump," referring to that elusive first
conference victory.
Against Iowa (15-4 overall, 5-2 in the Big
Ten) the Wolverines (10-11) lost, 15-9, 15-12,
15-12, despite outblocking and outhitting the
Hawkeyes. Davis blames the loss on too many
"stupid errors" and poor defense.
Davis, who felt the team "embarrassed" itself
in its lackluster play, made her feelings known
after the match. "I got on them," she said. She
questioned the team's attitude and its willingness
to win.

TEAM CAPTAIN Marie Ann Davidson
said, "It's not so much our physical ability as our
mental capabilities hurting us."
Davidson said the fact that the team has gone
this far into the conference season without a win
has worn on the team's confidence.
The players held a meeting before the
Minnesota game on Saturday to discuss the play
of the team and to alleviate some of the mental
strain brought about by the losing streak.
Although Michigan lost to the 13-5
Gophers,15-5,13-15,17-15,15-12, both players
and coach were satisfied in the play of the team.
"We did everything we set out to do," Davis
said. "The defense was as good as I've seen it this
year. They decided to come together and play as a
team."
Davidson said: "We played much better. I
think it's going to be the start of something
good."
With defending conference champion Illinois
next on the schedule, a positive attitude is a good
place to start.
The Wolverines face the fifth-ranked Fighting
IlliniFriday at the IM Building.
-- ERIC LEMONY

Michigan clings
to 20th position

With a 17-17 tie against unranked
Iowa on Saturday, Michigan dropped
from 15th to 20th in the Associated
Press college football poll this week.
UCLA moved into the top spot
with a 38-21 win over California.
The Bruins vaulted to No. 1 for the
first time in 21 years. Notre Dame's
31-30 victory over Miami (Fla.)
caused the Hurricanes to fall to No.
4, while the Fighting Irish moved up
to No. 2. Southern California at No.
3 and Nebraska at No. 5 round out
the top five positions.
Florida dropped out of the poll
with its second straight loss, and
Syracuse appeared for the first time
this season at No. 19.
The only other Big Ten team
appearing in this week's top 20 is
Indiana, who beat Minnesota, 33-13.
The 14th-ranked and undefeated
Hoosiers play the Wolverines
Saturday at Michigan Stadium.

PRE-L
DAY
Visit with admissions officers
and deans from over 90 U.s.
law schools. Information on
admissions, pre-law courses,
career opportunities and more.

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4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
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UCLA (33)
Notre Dame (22)
Southern Cal (5)
Miami (Fla.)
Nebraska
West Virginia
Florida State
Oklahoma
Clemson

6-0-0
6-0-0
6-0-0
4-1-0
6-1-0
6-0-0
6-1-0
5-1-0
5-1-0
5-1-0
5-1-0
7-0-0

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Auburn
Georgia
Wyoming

TUESDAY OCT. 18

13. Arkansas 6-0-0
14. Indiana 5-0-1
15. Oklahoma St. 4-1-0
16. LSU 4-2-0
17. Washington 4-2-0
18. South Carolina 6-1-0
19. Syracuse 5-1-0
20. MICHIGAN 3-2-1
Others receiving votes:
Alabama 84, Oregon 59, BYU
46, Colorado 15, N.C. State
13, Texas-El Paso 13.

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