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The Michigan Daily - Friday, October 5, 1990 - Page 11

Minnesota up next
for women runners
by Jim Foss
#aily Sports Contributor
The Michigan women's cross country team travels to Minneapolis this
weekend to compete in the Minnesota Invitational. The team captured first
place in the Western Ontario Invitational two weeks ago, and Michigan
coach Sue Foster seems optimistic about the team's prospects for this
upcoming race.
"We hope to be able to finish in the top three," Foster said. "However,
this will be a really tough meet."
Aiming to receive an invitation to compete in the NCAA Champ-
ionships, the Minnesota Invitational is perhaps Michigan's best opportunity
f the season to prove that they can perform capably at a major invitational.
Michigan's main competition in the field will probably come from
Oregon, and the host team, Minnesota. Coach Foster is also wary of the
Iowa State squad. However, Foster feels that as far as team scoring goes,
Michigan is capable of beating the Cyclones.
The Wolverines will be hampered at the meet because of the loss of first-
year runner Katie Stern due to a hip injury. The same injury plagued Stern
at the Western Ontario Invitational where she was leading the race before her
injury caused her to fade to 13th place. Senior Amy Bannister will be
making her first trip of the year in Stern's spot.
Amy Buchholz and Jennifer Armstrong have finished one-two for
0ichigan in the last two meets and Foster is looking for them to continue
their success. "Amy and Jennifer have been leading the team and could run
in the 17's (under 18 minutes for the 5000 meter course)," Foster said.
Though the top spots on the team have been mainly first-year and
sophomore runners, Foster has been pleased with the overall leadership and
direction of the team. "Amy has been the front runner of the team," Foster
said, "and captain Kim Haluscsak has been kind of a team leader. However,
we don't have one dominant leader."
The youthful Wolverines head to Minneapolis this weekend with hopes
that another strong showing will be one more step towards their goal.

MICHIGAN SPORTS
1*undU*
Netters take winless
streak on the road

Men harriers hope
for three in a row
by Kevin Sundman
Daily Sports Contributor

by Sarah Osburn
Daily Sports Writer
The Michigan women's volley-
ball team looks for its first confer-
ence victory this weekend as they
travel to Illinois tonight and Purdue
tomor-row night.
The Wolverines (1-11 overall, 0-
4 Big Ten) are coming off a disap-
pointing loss to fifth-ranked Ohio
State. "We have gotten better," Mi-
chigan coach Peggy Bradley-Doppes
said. "Our game against Ohio State
was impressive, but the fact is, we
still lost. We need to find a way to
win. We need to find a way to dig
down within ourselves."
Injuries continue to plague the
Wolverines. In last weekend's
matches there were never less than
three first-year players on the floor.
"I'm not used to this," Bradley-
Doppes said. "I'm used to having 12
healthy players. The kids are dealing
with it pretty well."

Sophomore outside hitter Mich-
elle Horrigan is suffering from se-
vere shin splints and may be out for
the year. Other injured players are
junior outside hitter Kristen Lang
and first-year setter Erica Badran-
Grycan.
"We need to play as well as we
did against Ohio State to be in the
running (against Illinois and Pur-
due). Illinois has a young team, but
they (are) physically strong," Brad-
ley-Doppes said. "We need to prac-
tice and compete with the same in-
tensity we had against Ohio State.
Everyone has to be on and playing
great for us to have a shot."
In her first year with the Wol-
verines, coach Bradley- Doppes has
faced enormous difficulty in rebuild-
ing the squad.
"I'm not taking the losses
easily," Bradley-Doppes said. "But I
haven't given up on them. Everyone
is surprised that we are competitive,
but I want to win."

After collecting impressive victories in their first two invitationals this
year, the Michigan men's cross country team, ranked tenth in the nation,
heads into the Minnesota Invitational seeking to continue their fast start.
With the two early triumphs, the Wolverines are off to their best start
since 1982 when Michigan won four meets en route to a sixth-place finish
at the national finals.
While stiff competition from first-ranked Iowa State, No. 13 Texas, and
other top teams in the 22-team field might prevent a third straight victory,
Michigan coach Ron Warhurst is still confident of his team's chances in thes
Minneapolis meet.
"We're hoping to finish in the top four," Warhurst said. "This should be
a good indicator of what kind of team we have."
Leading the charge for the Wolverines will be senior Brad Barquist and-
junior Tony Carna. Barquist, an All-American, finished first at the Westeir.-
Ontario Invitational following his second-place finish at the Michigan State
Invitational. Carna has finished third at both meets this year.
"We feel our top two kids can run up front with anyone," Warhurst
noted. "We think we can hold our own against good teams."
Rounding out the first four runners are senior Jeff Barnett and junior
Matt Smith, who have placed in the top ten in both of the previous invita-
tionals.
The Wolverines also have the opportunity to preview the challenging
layout of this year's course for the Big Ten Championships, which will be
held near the end of the season on this same site.

*No. 10 in sight for Blue stickers

by Scott Erskine
Daily Sports Writer

it faut &tm
toujours
botte et
pr*t a
parir
One should be ever
booted and ready
to depart.
Michel Eyquem Montaigne
(1533-1592), Essais, 1. xx.

At the halfway point in the season, the women's
field hockey team has the opportunity to accomplish
what it could not last year. The talented and youthful
squad will try to reach their tenth victory in St. Louis
this weekend.
It took all of 1989 for the team to post a respectable
49-2 record. Alinost one year later, their record stands
at 7-3, and a sweep of this weekend's three-game
schedule can push them to the ten victory mark with
seven games remaining to play.
Standing in their way are Eastern Kentucky, James
Madison, and St. Louis University, who the Wolverines
face on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, respectively.
Although little is known about the Eastern Kentucky
squad, Michigan coach Patti Smith is confident in her
team's ability.
"I definitely think we'll be a better skilled team,"
Smith said. "It's a matter of us just dictating the play,
and playing to our level and our potential rather than
coming down to their level."

James Madison and St. Louis, whom the Wolverines
defeated last year 2-0, could cause some problems for
Michigan.
"James Madison will be scrappy and I think they'll
be very aggressive. They always give us a very tight,
close game," Smith said. "(St. Louis) has some very
fast forwards that will also give us trouble."
Three games in three days poses another obstacle for
the team, but Smith feels they can overcome this.
"If we don't substitute, we don't use all of our 18
players, and just kill 11 on the field, we'll be in
trouble. But I'm sure we'll substitute and get all 18
people involved. Three games in three days is difficult,
but not impossible," she said.
James Madison's coach, Dee McDunough, described
her own squad as "up and down a lot this season," but
felt that this weekend's match could be similar to
previous meetings between the.two schools.
"We've had some really close games with some good
teams and we've had some pretty bad games,"
McDunough said. "I expect (Michigan) to be very
sound, have good basic skills, (and to be) very
aggressive," she added.

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