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honor (to be recognized), it's kind of
nice to have your face in the paper, but
the team won, and that's the important
But Johnson feels that the award is
more a credit to the whole Michigan
defense rather than to herself.
"Team defense, double teams, and
coming up with important tackles to keep
it out of the circle, that's what we pride
ourselves on," Johnson said. "That's what
we've been doing all along."
FRESHMAN SHINES: One of the other
players thatihas come up big for the
Wolverines is freshman forward Adri-
enne H-ortillosa, who has scored the
game-winning goal in each of the last
two matches, both of which were 1-0
victories. Hortillosa, a sniper who seems
to be in the right place at the right time,
has fit right in despite her relative inex-
"I didn't even think I'd be starting,"
Hortillosa said. "But once you get in the
first game, all the butterflies go away.
Especially witl this team, the girls are
Yom Kippur poses problems for Dodgers
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Slugging Los Angeles there and play would be really disrespectful." Green said it was the first time in his career he ha(
Dodgers outfielder Shawn Green plans to sit out what The game in question is the Dodgers' final sched- to take the day off. In the past he said it had alway
could be a crucial game against the San Francisco uled home game of the regular season. fallen on an off-day or after the season.
Giants on Sept. 26 in observance'of the Jewish holi- "It is something I always felt I would take that day "It is ironic that it happens on a day when we are it
day Yom Kippur.. off and not play," Green said. "I am definitely not the middle of a pennant race" Green-said.
Dodgers senior vice president Derrick Hall said looking forward to missing a game, especially one Tracy was in agreement with the decision.
yesterday that Green told manager Jim Tracy of his against the Giants and with a few days left in the sea- "There are two things that I am all about as a per
plans a day earlier in Colorado. son." son and that is family and religion," Tracy said. "Yot
"It is something that I have to do and something I Green's plan to not play on the Jewish Day of don't stand in the way of beliefs that people hold an
am doing out of respect," Green said yesterday. Atonement was first reported in yesterday's editions are very true to and very strong with I won't get it
"There aren't too many Jewish players and to go out of The New York Times. the way of that."
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