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Five questions to
test your Michigan
sports knowledge
Aschool as rich in history as the Uni-
versity has a lot that comes along
with it. Everyone knows Tom Brady
went here and that the Fab Five revolutionized
college basketball, but it takes a true fan (or
someone with essentially no life) to know the
answer to these questions:


>>You may have to get
eclirated to wearing
aize ad blue, but if
you're a Michigan sports
fan, you shouldn't have to
orr about feeling blue.
You're now attending the University, where
excellence doesn't end in the classroom. The Wol-
verines are recepients of more than 50 national
championships in team competition, and have
garnered hundreds more individiual national
titles. One hundred and sixteen Olympics med-
als have been awarded to athletes who attended
the University. To put it simply, the line "Lead-
ers and the Best" wasn't put in the fight song by
And there's more to Michigan sports than just going
to football games on Saturdays. Smaller programs,
such as gymnastics, swimming and wrestling, produce
world-class athletes. But instead of watching them on
television, you will undoubtedly rub elbows with them
in class, see them at the Union or watch their perfor-
mances live at one of Ann Arbor's sporting venues.
So forget how good your high school-football team
was, or how awesome your high school band sounded:
you haven't seen anything yet.
- Scott Bell

What Michigan varsity coach has the most career wins?
A) Bo Schembechler (football)
B) Red Berenson (hockey)
C) Bev Plocki (women's gymnastics)
D) Carol Hutchins (softball)
What is the oldest varsity sport at the University?
A) Football
B) Basketball
C) Soccer
D) Baseball
Which Michigan baseball coach brought Jackie Robinson
to Major League baseball, breaking the color barrier?
A) Branch Rickey
B) Frank Sexton
C) Bill Freehan
D) Jerome Utley
How many schools have an all-time winning record against
the Michigan football team (minimum of five games)?
A) 8
B) 10
C) 0
Who was the first Heisman winner from Michigan?
A) Desmond Howard
B) Fielding Yost
C) Tom Harmon
D) Dan Dierdorf
Answers on page 9E.
How Blue defenseman and Penguins
wunderkind became friends. PAGE 10E

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A guide to surviving your first
football saturday. PAGE 3E
Here's what to do if you can't
play varsty. PAGE12E

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