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June 07, 1995 - Image 14

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14 -The Michigan Daily -Wednesday, June 7, 1995

Continued from page 16
Wheatley in the 110 hurdles and also
ran the 400 hurdles, qualified for the
110 semifinals and finished with a time
of 13.96. However, he did not make it
to the finals.
(NCAAs were) to
showcase the strides I
made because there
were a lot of officials
from the Jamaican
selecting body - and
they were impressed."
- Neil Gardner
Michigan hurdler
"I fell victim to the lane draw be-
cause I was on the outside," Gardner
said. "I ran a little too fast. I was in
lane seven and there was nobody in
lane eight. I ran not being able to see
However, Gardner was far from

disappointed with his performance.
"The national meet was essentially
to showcase the strides I made because
there were a lot of officials from the Ja-
maican selecting body - and they
were impressed," Gardner said.
Junior Trinity Townsend also com-
peted for Michigan in the 400 dash and
made it to the semifinals. He finished
20th overall with a time of 47.38. The
winner of the event was Greg
Haughton of George Mason, who ran a
Track season has now come to a
close for the Wolverines. Many of the
athletes will go in different directions.
Sullivan will go home to Ontario,
Canada for a week but will return at the
end of the month for the European
World Championships, beginning in
Wheatley is off to the U.S. Mobile
National Championships in Sacra-
mento, Calif., and will also be flying to
New York for football mini-camp with
the New York Giants.
Gardner is heading home to
Kingston, Jamaica and will try out for
European World Championships.
Townsend will stay in Ann Arbor
to take classes.

Continued from page 16
1 1/4). Longe also finished 10th in the
javelin and 18th in the 800. The top eight
finishers in each event receive All-
America status.
Amut it was the experience of running
with future Olympians, such as George
Mason's Diane Guthrie-Gresha, which
was great for Longe, said Michigan
coach James Henry.
It was great to see
Tania (Longe) see
athletes at a level she
will be at and in many
(ways) is."
-James Henry
Michigan track coach
"Tania got a chance-to compete f
the second time against Gunthrie -who
broke Jackie Joyner-Kersey's (NCAA
7 heptathlon) record - and got to make an
TO/Daiy acquaintance for the future," Henry said.
"It was great to see Tania see athletes at
a level she will be at and in many (ways)
Although Longe's hurdle and shot
put performances were outstanding,
Henry feels that she could have per-
formed better in the other events. Hen
attributes her finishes to the weather.
"It was a hot two days and (Longe)
may have dehydrated," Henry said.
The third Wolverine to compete,
Monika Black, did not do as well as she
had hoped. Her high jump, reaching 5-9
1/4, put her in 13th place. UCLA's Amy
Acuff won the event with a 6-5 jump.
Black and Longe will spend the rest
of the summer in preseason training.
"Both have ben to the mountain a
have come back to the bottom to start
the foundation," Henry said.

The women's track team took 23rd at the NCAA Championships.

GOLF Entry Deadline: Weds 6/14 2:00pm IMSB Main Office
(Two person Entry Fee: $10.00 per team (excluding Course Fee)
Scramble) Tee Times: 11:00am - 2:00pm
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RUN Course Length and Location: 3.1m/5k at Mitchell/Gallup
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Intramural Sports Program Summer Term Activities
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Summer Term SOFTBALL clinic begins
Wednesday July 5.
For additional information concerning IM activities and officiating contact: I, Sports Program 763-3562 IMSB



Men's Basketball
Student Focus
Rush ticketing?
Random ticket allocation?
Priority seating by seniority?
Priority seating by years of purchase?
The Athletic Department is looking
for student basketball season ticket
holders interested in participating in
focus groups examining the student
basketball ticket policy.
To Participate Contact the Athletic Ticket Office
Phone: 764-0247
E mail: Student.Basketball@umich.edu
Focus groups are scheduled for the week of 6/19/95.
Please call before 6/14/95 if you would like to participate.

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