Page 12 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, November 1, 1989
by Sean Phillips
Daily Sports Contributor
Over the weekend, Michigan's
women's rugby team lost a hard-I
fought battle to a club team fromj
Chicago, 4-0. In a second game,
Michigan combined with MichiganI
State to defeat Chicago16-0. This1
was the squad's last game of the fall1
schedule before select members of
the team prepare for the Midwest
sub-union tournament in Madison,
The top players this season were,
seniors Sheila Edsall, P.J. Fellows,1
Tasha Wesland, Sue Crowley, Erika
Wolfe, a History of Art T.A., and
K.C. Bemish. These players with
the exception of Wolfe were selected
for the tournament this weekend.
"We did well but did not practice
together enough. If season was
longer the team would have been
better," the team president Bemish
The compilation of their 3-5-2
record speaks well of the team in
light of the problems they have had
The team didn't have a stable
home field to play on most of this
finished for Fall
season, leading them to play more
away games where they lost most of
their games. Even their practice time
allotted was from 9-11 p.m. at
night. This prohibited the team from
reaching their full capbilities, being
that the whole team almost never
practiced at the same time. Also
obtaining a coach would be a plus
for the team.
Despite the problems, the team
"The team overall was young,
but experience is the best teacher and
I only see good things coming from
this team in the future," Bemish
When the team regroups in
January for the winter schedule, the
present team is looking forward to a
good recruiting class. "Hopefully
with some exposure, we will gain
dedicated, hard-working players."
She added that the team
appreciated the fan support saying,
"We even had some professors
attending the games."
NEW YORK (AP) - Don
Zimmer was named the National
league Manager of the Year Tuesday
for leading the Chicago Cubs to the
East Division title. This was his
first championship as a manager.
Zimmer recieved 23 of 24 first-place
votes from a panel chosen by the
Baseball Writers Association of ~-
The 58-year-old Zimmer was
named manager of the Cubs on Nov.
20, 1987. Chicago finished 77-85 in
1988 and improved to 93-68 this
year, winning the division by six
games over New York.Z-
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