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Football
vs. UCLA
Saturday, 12 noon
Michigan Stadium

WSPORTS
Wednesday, September 19, 1990

Field Hockey
vs. Ball State
Friday, 3 p.m.
Tartan Turf

Page 10

The Michigan Daily

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faces Canadians

Aen's soccer set for Western Ontario

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by Walter Butzu
Daily Sports Contributor
The Michigan men's soccer
team boasts a two game winning
streak as they prepare to do battle
against Western Ontario this
afternoon. Last week the team
scraped out a 2-1 road victory
against Macomb College and beat
a strong Windsor team 4-3 in
overtime.
Today that streak goes on the

line but the team is ready.
"Western Ontario is typically an
intense, rough playing team. We
have to be mentally and physically
prepared for that type of play,"
midfielder and four-year starter
Matt Dikin said.
Last year Michigan posted an
easy 4-0 defeat of Western Ontario
on the road but they are not taking
this game for granted. "We can't
afford to come out flat, like

against Macomb College, where
we had to come from behind,"
Dikin added.
Coach Don Swartz agrees with
Dikin. "Western Ontario, like
most Canadian teams, is very
solid getting to balls which are in
the air. We are working on our air
game, practicing heading the ball
in preparation."
Today's game will start at
5:00pm at Mitchell Field. There is
no charge for admission.

Women's soccer looks to end two-game skid

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by Rob Siege
Daily Sports Contributor
The Michigan women's soccer
team, sporting a 4-2 record, travels
to Canada today to take on the
University of Windsor squad.
After an optimistic 4-0 start,
the team has dropped its last two
decisions. The first loss came at
the hands of Minnesota Friday
afternoon. The second loss, a 3-2
decision against Penn State,
occured this past Sunday.
Despite the two losses, the

team is extremely upbeat and feels
their first four games are more
reflective of the team's ability.
"Because it is earlier in the
season, losses are easier to take,"
senior sweeper Leslie Martin said.
"We should have won both games.
We really look forward to playing
Windsor."
While Michigan coach Phil
Joyaux does not know any
specifics about Windsor, he
anticipates a physical matchup.

"They play hard," said Joyaux.
"They don't play dirty but they are
very aggressive. We're going to
have to be ready for them from the
get-go."
Martin echoed her coach's
statement: "The Windsor team
plays at a high level intensity-
wise," she said. "They're always
tough."
The team plays Farmingdale,
N.Y. on Thursday at Schoolcraft
College.

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Tailback Jon Vaughn evades a Notre Dame tackler en route to offensive Big Ten player of the week honors.
SRight answers
LFOOTBALL NOTEBOOK to ND elude Mo

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Atlanta gains '96

by Eric Lemont
Daily Football Writer
Four days after recovering from
Saturday's 28-24 loss to Notre
Dame, Michigan football coach Gary
Moeller has been scouring the game
films for clues on what exactly went
wrong.

Unlike the past few seasons,
Michigan accomplished its goal of
holding in check Raghib Ismail and
the rest of the Irish's special teams.
Notre Dame finished the game with
zero yards on punt returns and 60
yards on kickoff returns. However,

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Moeller found missed tackles to be
one of the major contributors to
Saturday night's loss.
Although happy with the overall
performance of his defense, Moeller
is looking for more consistency.
"On their last drive, I felt we
would hold them to a field goal or
something. We can improve the play
of our linebackers and we can tackle
better," he ssaid. "That was what
failed us in that game. We might
have overlooked that in favor of the
special teams."
VAUGHN HONORED: Run-
ning back Jon Vaughn was named
Big Ten offensive player of the week
yesterday after his 201 yards rushing
against Notre Dame Saturday.
Vaughn, who became the first Mich-
igan back to run for 200 yards since
Tony Boles ran for 213 against
Wake Forest two years ago, better
not rest on his laurels.
"Not does one game make a
player," Moeller said. "If he keeps
getting 200 yards a game then I'd be
very, very pleased if I could get 2400
yards out of him. I say that jokingly
of course but you guys (the media)
made him the Big Ten player of the
week. Let's see how he responds to
that."

ATLANTA (AP) - Rockets
flared even though it was daylight
and pandemonium broke out in
celebration Tuesday when the city
was named as the site of the 1996
Summer Olympics.
An estimated 5,000 people
skipped worked Tuesday morning
and packed the plaza at Underground
Atlanta, in the heart of the city, to
watch the 1996 Summer Olympics
site announcement on closed-circuit
television from Tokyo.
International Olympic Com-
mittee President Juan Antonio
Samaranch said the games were
going to "At.." The throng
gasped as one. "At" as in Athens, or
"At" as in Atlanta?
It was Atlanta, and the town
known as "Loserville" for its sports
teams was a winner at last.
"This was unbelievable," Mayor
Maynard Jackson told reporters in
Tokyo. "This proves that if you
don't run the race, you don't have a
chance to win."
Thousands of Atlantans literally
jumped for joy, up and down,
jumping and screaming.
"I wanted this so bad," said Janice
Stockard of suburban Decatur. "I
wanted it because Atlanta is great.
This means a lot. We got the 1994

Super Bowl and now we've got the
Olympics."
The opening ceremony will be on
July 20th, 1996 at a stadium that
has not yet been built.
"I am absolutely amazed," said
Michael Lomax, chair of Atlanta's
Fulton County Commission. "I
can't believe Atlanta has gone from
a place nobody thought had a chance
to really getting those games."
"It's going to be great. I'm
psyched. Why else would I get up at
five in the morning?" said Ginger
Thomas of Marietta. "I want a
shirt."
Within seconds of the
announcement, the crowd was six
deep for Atlanta Olympic T-shirts.
The lines were just as long for
the Atlanta Journal's extra edition,
on the street within half an hour
with the screaming headline: "It's
Atlanta!!"
"We were prepared with several
stories," said Calvin Stovall,
assistant to the managing editor. "As
soon as the announcement was
made, we were able to hit the
button."
Sports is hardly Atlanta's strong
point. The baseball, football, and
basketball teams are perennial losers.
The hockey team is long gone. An

alympics
amateur baseball all-star game this
summer, billed as an Olympic
warmup, was a box-office flop.
Atlanta's dream came from a
former Georgia football player, Billy
Payne, who dared to suggest going
after the Olympics. The spark cane'
when he convinced Andrew Young,
who left office as mayor this year
but remained the city's Olympic
pitchman even while running an
unsuccessful campaign for Georgia
governor.
Payne and Young spent three*
years and seven million dollars,
primarily privately raised, talking to(
anyone who would listen.
"We have to thank God and pray
that we are worthy and that all of the"
things that we have said, we can-
make come true," Young said in,
Tokyo. , .
Atlanta has claimed to be "an,,
international city" since the airport.
sold its first tickets to Canada. But
Tuesday, there was the sense that the
boast was really true.
"It's going to be a terrific boost
for the economy.... and make this
truly an international city," said,1
Ashford Hunter, who moved her eI.
from Jersey City, New Jersey. "Any,
time you've been given the honor to.
host something of this magnitude,
you should be proud of yourself." *

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CINCINNATI (AP) - Will
Clark and John Burkett gave the San
Francisco Giants a little hope for
one more day.
Clark hit a pair of homers and
Burkett allowed 8 hits in 8 2/3
innings Tuesday for a 5-3 victory
that slowed the Reds' title drive.
"It helps morale," Clark said, af-
ter the Giants ended a four-game los-
ing streak.
The defending National League
West champions left Cincinnati 7
1/2 games behind the Reds whose
number for clinching the title is
eleven. Los Angeles trail by 5 1/2
games before playing Tuesday night

in Atlanta.
"We'll probably have to win
about twelve (of the remaining
fourteen games)," said Burkett, 13-7.
"I think we can still do it."
Clark, playing with a sore left
foot that probably will require
surgery after the season, hit two of
the three homers off of Tom
Browning (13-9), who has been in-
effective since spraining his ankle
August 17. Clark had a solo homer
in the first and a two-run homer in
the fifth - his first two-homer game
since June 8.
"Basically, it's a matter of get-
ting pitches to hit and not missing

them," Clark said.
Kevin Mitchell also had a solo
homer off Browning, who is 1-3 iti
five starts since the injury, with anA
8.78 ERA. He has allowed thirty-
seven hits and twenty-seven earned0
runs in twenty-seven and two-thirds
innings.
"I'm a little dejected," Browning
said. "I want to contribute as much
as I can. I haven't had good control
of anything lately. I don't feel in
groove. I'm just trying to find it." :
Burkett won for just the fourth'
time in thirteen starts since the Al1
Star break, after going 9-2 in the,
first half. The right hander struck ou
two and didn't walk a batter through:
8 2/3, yielding to Steve Bedrosian
after allowing a double to Hal;
Morris and singles to Chris Sab.
and Glenn Braggs in the ninth:
Bedrosian gave up an RBI single;
before getting Eric Davis to fly out.
to center, clinching his thirteenth
save in seventeen chances. ,
The Giants finished with an 11-7
advantage in their season series with-.
the Reds - 8-1 in Candlestick Park:
and 3-6 in Riverfront Stadium.

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