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Men's Volleyball
vs. Notre Dame
Tonight, 7 p.m.
CCRB
The Michigan Daily

SPORTS

Men's Basketball
vs. Michigan State
Saturday, 1 p.m.
Crisler Arena
Page 7

Adam Benson

Wednesday, February 1, 1989
} Spicer adds a little
Spepper to M lineup

It is hard not to like a basketball player with a
name like Leslie Spicer. It's the kind of name
public relations people would create for a catchy
new singer. Maybe someone who would compete
with a Debbie Gibson or a Tiffany.
But Spicer, who was'unheard of in her senior
year at Albion High School, is more than just a
flash-in-the-pan. As one of the starting forwards
on the Michigan women's basketball team,
Spicer averages 8.6 points per game and 3.4
rebounds.
"Bud called me 'the sleeper' when I came to
this University, because I wasn't heavily re-
cruited by any other schools," Spicer said. "I
didn't expect to start at a Big Ten school. Now,
I'm getting a lot of playing time, I'm being
called on to do a lot of things, and it feels good."
MICHIGAN coach Bud VanDeWege said:
"Leslie has so much quickness and energy out
there that we look for her to create things
defensively. She's a spark plug type of player."
This season, Spicer has had to adjust to
different conditions before almost every game.
After starting most of last season, Spicer was'
relegated to the bench when Lorca Feldman
returned from academic ineligibility. VanDeWege
thought about trying Spicer at guard, but when
Feldman became ineligible again, the coach

returned Spicer to her familar spot along the front
line.
Injuries and slumps by others have also
affected Spicer's duties, but she never waivers
when it comes to picking up the team. Spicer's
enthusiasm may be her greatest asset.
"At times, Leslie is just hyped, for no
reason," forward Tanya Powell said. "I guess that
rubs off on people. She has played with a lot of
emotion this year."
"Leslie is an exceptional person," VanDeWege
said.
NOWHERE is this more evident than in
Spicer's hometown of Albion, where she returns
to talk to teenage girls about her success, as well
as how to avoid failure.
In recent years, Spicer has counseled teenage
girls in the Minority Prevention Program of the
South Central Nichigan Substance Abuse Com-
mission. The program's Executive Director, Har-
ry Bonner, values Spicer's contributions.
"Leslie is very instrumental in keeping young
kids off of drugs in Albion," Bonner said. "Drugs
are a potential problem for all kids in this
community. When you have someone like Les-
lie, who will come in and speak to them often, it
is worth its weight in gold.
"She is better for these kids than even the
most famous celebrity, because she does come

back. She is someone who cares about these
people and Albion."
Spicer added: "It discourages me to hear from
girls who want to run in the fast lane and be
wild. They'll have their eyes on you the whole
time you talk, but it doesn't go through their
heads. But I do care, and I will keep doing that."
BUT BEFORE you give Spicer this year's
Noble Peace Prize, don't forget that she is one of
the most competitive, toughest players on the
women's team.
"Leslie's an excellent shooter and if you get
her hyped up defensiviely, she'll do the job," said
Powell, who is one of Spicer's closest friends off
the court.
Even after another solid season where she has
had her role redefined before almost every game,
Spicer expects to do more.
"I should be scoring more, and I wish I could
be more consistent. I'd like to make up for
Lorea's loss, and play like I did against Ohio
State (where she scored 18 points)," she said.
If you go to a women's game at Crisler, not
only will you be able to see Spicer play, but you
might catch her singing the national anthem, like
she did before a game last season. According to.
those close to her, Spicer has a great voice.
Maybe Debbie Gibson should learn a hook
shot.

Michigan forward
against Oakland
cured her a spot

DAVID LUBLINER/Doily
I Leslie Spicer drives to the hoop in a game
University. Her competitiveness has se-
in the starting lineup.

HELP WANTED
76-GUIDE IS HIRING!
FOR THE 1989-90 ACADEMIC YEAR
76-GUIDE is an anonymous peer phone
counseling service sponsored by Counseling
Services. Applicants need to be enrolled
students who are good at working with people.
No previous counseling experience is
necessary. GUIDE workers are paid and work
approximately 14 hours per week.
Applications are available at Counseling
Services, 3100 Michigan Union. Deadline for
applications is Monday, Feb. 6. For further
information call
76-GUIDE or 764-8312.
"U-M is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer"
Are you interested in
ADVERTISING
OR MARKETING?
The Michigan Ensian Yearbook is
looking for an energetic and
creative person to head a new
promotional campaign. This
position offers the opportunity to
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ideas. Great Experience if you
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and to pick up an application stop
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must be in by January 26, 1989.
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Publishing Internships
Positions include research, indexing,
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Call Carla Kohoyda-Inglis, 434-5530

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BUSINESS?
The Michigan Ensian is looking
for an energetic and well-organ-
ized person to be Manager of
the Yearbook. Duties include
monthly finance reports, close
supervision of publication
budget and organization of
Senior Portrait sessions. Paid
Position. All interested
individuals should stop by the
Michigan Ensian, 420 Maynard
to pick up an application, or call
Helene at 764-0561, Tuesdays,
Thursdays, or Fridays.

$2.50 in advance
$3.50 at the door

GOING PLACES
DAYTONA BEACH
7 nights at the Whitehall Inn: $119. w/trans.
$199. On the beach center of strip, poolside
bars, daily parties and more. Sign-up deadline
fo ow prices: Feb. 4 Call Don: 996-
0348.
DETROIT-LOS ANGELES O.W. 2/24 $150
or B.O. Call Linda anytime 747-8373.
GO SKIING! Cabins w/ fireplace. Resort lo-
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Bangkok fr. $859, Hong Kong fr. $759,
Seoul fr. $729 Taipai fr. 5751, Tokyo fr.
$752. REGENCY TRAVEL, 209 S. State.
Call 665-6122 for details.
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND $254
Spring Break-Join us. Alisa 764-1763.
SPRING BREAK
Acapulco fr. $489. Bahamas fr. $419. Ja-
maica fr. $509. Puerto Vallarta fr. $549. Ask
about ACAPULCO Hotel El Cano SPE-
CIAL. REGENCY TRAVEL, 209 S. State.
Call 665-6122 for details.
SPRING BREAK IN CANCUN!
from $547 includes roundtrip air, 7 nights
beach front hotel & _private party! Call
Michele 761-5244 or Lana 769-5557 now!
Limited space available.
SPRING BREAK air to Asp $318
roundtrip. Feb 25-March 4. Fa Travel
(comer of Liberty and Maynard) 769-9011.
MISCELLANEOUS
U-M FLYERS PRIVATE PILOT GROUND
SCHOOL starts Feb. 8, 7 p.m. Room 439
Mason Hall. For information call 994-6208.
BUSINESS SERVICES
PLANNING A VACATION or sabbatical?
Mature, responsible and experienced house-
sitter with excellent references. Contact Vir-
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MUSICAL

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currently contains between $12-13 in
reserve, but does not want to have to
use up that money. Those funds
cannot be used for purposes other
than paying athletes' tuition.
"Without the ticket price increase,
we will have to take $2 million
from the ERF. At that rate we'll use
up the fund in six years," Pollock
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Estee Mermelstein, who is the
student representative on the board,
agrees that the price increase is
necessary.
"The increase is necessary to keep
our programs going, but it was a
difficult decision," she said. "We
have to recognize what the athletic
programs bring to Michigan,
especially the spirit on a football
Saturday. Jeez - We pay $25 for a
concert ticket."
At least some students don't seen
to mind the increase.
"It's pretty much worth it, so I'd
say any increase in price is well
spent. I mean we did win the Rose
Bowl," first-year student Alex
Cherin said. "It wouldn't hinder me
from buying tickets."
CUPID'S HELPER

GreeV. Week Kick-off
PAIRINGS PARTY
Tuesday, January 31
Dooley's
Doors open at 9:OOpm
TICKETS

SMOKING INDIAN SOULS looking for vo-
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TRUMPET AND JAZZ Improvisation
lessons. For more info., call Lary 996-4186.
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23!, 4445-B Breton S.E., Kentwood, MI
49508.
JOIN NCRC
An altemative in Intramural sports. NCRC is
an IM sports program operated by use of the
NCRB. CRC has basketball, vollesball, &
raquetball for its winter sports. NCRC's all-
star teams play IM teams in the NC Chal-
lenge at the end of the term. Membership is
open to all with a $5 fee/person and includes
use of weightroom & track. NCRB is open to
members IOpm-l2am Mon. & Wed. and
games beginning Jan. 30, are played at this
time. To enter as a team or member, contact
Charles Dudley at 763-2646.
SEX,.DRUGS & DECISION-MAKING In-
teractive theatre - "Talk To Us." Panel & au-
dience discussion. FREE - Everyone wel-
come 4-6 .m. Sunday, Feb. 5 West Room
Lounge, W~est Quad.

1 ROUNDTRIP TKT-NW anywhere in cont.
US$250 o.b.o. 668-7482 spring break???
DETROIT METRO-NYC LAGUARDIA or
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5pm.
I need 2 tickets for the Michigan State game.
Call 930-2997.
TIX to NY Metro-Laguardia 2/24. Price ne-
gotiable-Must sell. Call 761-7460.
WANTED-Basketball tickets for MSU, Wis.,
Iowa, &ll. games. Call 994-0637.
WANTED: U-M Basketball tickets. Blue tier
only. Call 668-6282.
WANTED: one pair of good Blue seats. Call
663-8686.

YOU MIGHT RECIEVE A
VALENTINE MESSAGE!
On sale in the Fishbowl:
Feb. 6, 7
S. Quad/W. Quad:
Feb. 8, 9, 10
11 am - 1pm
$5 for two lines
$10 for a heart message

GREEK GAB

AT A LOSS for something to do'? Come and
help us celebrate women's athletic recogni-
tion day at the Michigan Womens' Basketball
game vs. Illinois Sunday Feb. 5, 2:00 pm.
Reception after game!

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