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Page 16-Tuesday, July 15, 1980-The Michigan Daily


'M' divers shine
Michigan's national diving prominence was given a boost
at the U.S. Olympic Trials last week when three Wolverine
divers qualified for the International team. The trials for the
squad were held in Austin, Texas.
The three divers who made the team are Barb Weinstein,
who placed second in the ten-meter platform, and Kevin
Machemer and Chris Seufert, who bagged thirds in the men's
and women's three-meters, respectively.
Michigan diving coach Dick Kimball, who is also the
coach of the would-be Olympians, was pleased with the
Wolverine group. "Of the three, we thought Barb had the best
chance," said the coach."She's competed internationally
before and was one of the favorites in this meet.
"We knew Kevin and Chris were in the class of the other
divers, too," he continued. "They just lacked experience in
this big of a meet, but they were great. They did a helluva
Wefnste job."
PinsteWhat's on the docket for the team now that politics has
. 2nd at Olympic Trials taken its toll on the Olympic Games? They will keep busy by

at Trials
competing in Japan for two weeks in early August and then
coming back home for the National meet, before they travel
to China, where they will be through September 11.
With all of the other international competition in front of
them, one might think that the athletes won't miss the Olym-
pics all that much.
Not true, says Kimball, who coached the U.S. contingent
in Munich in 1972. "There's no substitute for the Olympics.
None of these other meets even compare. We've just got-to
adjust the goals we've set and do our best in the other
It's not too hard to guess Kimball's feelings about his
crew's absence from Moscow next week. "Politics and sports
should not be mixed," he maintains with a great degree of
emotion. "The athletes are the ones who suffer the most. It's
too bad tht the situation came to this, but there's not a thing
we can do about it. That's the way it is, and we just have to
accept it."
They may be of little consolation, but the team's trips to
Japan and China will help at least a little as the swimmers
"accept" the unfortunate situation.


Tigers rip Bosox, 12-4
Yount ninth-inning homer


gives Brewers
BOSTON (AP)-Rick Peters, Richie
Hebner, John Wockenfuss and Tom
Brookens drilled three hits apiece last
night, helping the Detroit Tigers snap a
four-game losing streak with a 12-4 rout
of the Boston Red Sox.
Peters had two singles and his second
homer of the season, scoring two runs
and driving in two. Hebner, returning to
the lineup after a three-game absence
because of a knee injury, had a double
and two singles, scoring two runs.
EVERY STARTER HAD at least one
hit for the Tigers, who finished with 18
Al Cowens also had his third home
run of the season, a two-run shot, as the
Tigers salvaged the windup of a three-
game series on their final visit to
Boston this year.
-Detroit staked Bruce Robbins, 1-0, to
a 7-0 lead, but the 20-year-old southpaw
was shelled in a four-run Boston sixth.
Aurelio Lopez replaced him, earning,
his 13th save.
Boston starter Mike Torrez was
tagged for seven hits and five runs in
3% innings, taking his 10th loss in 14
decisions. He was succeeded by Win
Remmerswaal, who gave up six hits
and two runs in 2% innings.
Brewers 6, Blue Jays 4
TORONTO (AP)-Robin Yount
belted a three-run homer with one out in
the ninth inning last night, rallying the
Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-4 victory
over the Toronto Blue Jays.
Toronto starter Jim Clancy, 7-7, was
sailing along with a five-hitter when
Jim Gantner and pinch-hitter Charlie
Moore hit successive one-out singles.
Then Yount hita 3-2 pitch from reliever
Jerry Garvin over the right field fence
for his 14th homer of the season and the
Brewers' third homer of the game.
GORMAN THOMAS cracked a solo

6-4 win
shot in the second, and Ben Oglivie ad-
ded a two-run homer in the third.
Jerry Augustine, 2-2, took over for
starter Lary Sorensen in the fourth in-
ning and got the win. Bill Castro pitched
the ninth to pick up his sixth save.
Al Woods' RBI single in the fifth had
given Toronto a 4-3 lead.
Toronto took a 1-0 lead in the first
when Alfredo Griffin singled and scored
on Damaso Garcia's double. Thomas
tied the game with his 18th homer of the
Royals 8, Orioles 4
BALTIMORE (AP)-A 17-hit attack
that included a two-run homer by U. L.
Washington led the Kansas City Royals
to an 8-4 victory over the Balitmore
Orioles last night.
Washington and Willie Wilson, who
scored four runs, had three hits apiece
for Kansas City, which collected 14 hits
in beating Baltimore on Sunday.
Paul Splittorff, 7-6, was lifted
following a two-run homer by Mark
Corey in the eighth. Dan Quisenberry,
Kansas City's third pitcher of the in-
ning, retired Doug DeCinnes with two
men on base and recorded his 17th save.
The Royals, runaway leaders in the
American League West, pounded Scott
McGregor, 9-5, for 11 hits in 4% innings
and continued the assault against Dave
American League
Detroit i2, Bostono4
Miwaukeei6, Toronto 4
Kansas City 8, Baltimore 4
Seattne, Minnesota s
National League
San Diegot, Los Angeles3

DETROIT TIGER C1ENTERFIELI)ER Rick Peters slides past Boston catcher
Gary Alenson to score In the third inninglast night at Fenway Park.

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