2B - he Michigan Daily Weelan Magazine - Thursda ,November 6, 1997
IM sports add to 'U' athletic scene r
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By Joano. Akuajjr
For the Daily
Walking around campus, students
may have already seen people kicking
soccer balls, tossing footballs or throw-
ing Frisbees in the crisp autumn air that
now surrounds the University. Those
people playing on the hill and around
Greek houses are probably not the var-
sity players we all know by last name;
even though, they may be just as com-
petitive and loyal to their teammates.
Enrollment in the extensive intramur-
al (IM) sports program at the University
has increased throughout the years.
With more than 25 sports from which to
choose, people are joining leagues
every day to increase stamina, competi-
tion and acquaintances. Kinesiolgy
sophomore Jonathan Feldman, who
plays IM football, said,"It's a good time
to get away and participate in a sport
activity and meet new people."
Engineering senior Bryce Pilz is also
active in the IM program, participating
in football, basketball, track and cross
country. "It gives a chance to be com-
petitive on the field and carry on with
athletics in college," Pilz said.
Many students seem to agree. Rob
Rademacher, a full-time coordinator of
the IM program, reports that 80 percent
to 85 percent of students were involved
with at least one intramural sport with-
in their four years at the University.
"Football and basketball are the most
popular sports, with over 320-some
teams;" Rademacher said.
For those looking for more unusual
activities, the IM program is coming up
with new sports and leagues every day.
This past year there was an Ultimate
Frisbee league formed - a first of its
kind in IM history. It successfully
enrolled 24 teams, with help from the
University's campus club, Rademacher
said. This was also a landmark for the
program, being "the first time it has ever
collaborated with a campus organization
to instill a program," said Rademacher.
This year was also the first time a
home-run derby was executed, but
Rademacher reported that "it was not
very successful," as few people enrolled.
In March, another first for the IM pro-
gram will be the wiffle-ball league.
Those thinking of more creative ideas
should be forewarned that students can-
not randomly try to instill leagues
through the IM program. "Facilities take
a year to a year and a half in advance to
be reserved and organized for competi-
tion," Rademacher said.
Rademacher and other full-time
associates at the IM building on Hoover
and State Streets meet every year to try
and coordinate new activities that have
been requested by popular demand. All
current sports are open to any student,
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Members of the intramural walleyball team play a game.
faculty or staff member (regardless of
athletic ability) by following one of two
One way to enter a league is to drop
in when the desired sport is scheduled,
pay a fee and play at that same time for
the rest of the season. Paperwork is also
filled out to confirm both team mem-
bers and managers.
The other way to enter a league is to
preregister a team during an "entry peri-
od," a set of dates determined by IM
coordinators before the season to make
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With such an overwhelming majority
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University, the only thing that students
like Feldman seem to complain of is
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