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- The Michigan Daily -Wdnesday August 9. 995

CLAssIc
Continued from page 16
be examined relentlessly - and he
knows it.
"The first game will be important,"
Carr said. "We need to put some things
to rest."
At least Carr can take solace in his-
tory. That's Welsh's problem.
Ann Arbor has not been kind to the
Virginia coach. He has taken many
teams to Michigan, only to send them
home with sore behinds. "Back then,
(the Wolverines) spanked us pretty
- good," Welsh said.
When Welsh was at Navy, he visited
Michigan Stadium seven times and
never won. His Midshipmen were
outscored 252 to 44 in those games and
were shutout in three.
The Cavalier team he took over in
1982 has been even less successful
against the Wolverines. Virginia has
never scored a point on Michigan, losing
its only two meetings with the maize and
blue, 38-0, in 1899 and, 56-0, in 1971.
Times have changed, however. "I've
never brought this good of ateam to Ann
Arbor," Welsh said. "We have a lot of
alent and we're excited to play Michi-
gan."
In addition to his premier defense,
Welsh returns running back Kevin
Brooks who scampered for 741 yards
and eight touchdowns last season. Quar-
terback Mike Groh was 138 for 216 in
1994, with 1711 yards and 13 touch-
down passes.
In total, eight starters return on of-
fense and seven on defense for Virginia.
Welsh also has an intangible in his
hand. Aug. 26 is his birthday, and no
present would be better than beating the
Wolverines, he said.
"We should give (Michigan) a good
game," Welsh said. "Hopefully for me,
history will not repeat itself."
Virginia was 9-3 in 1994 and fin-
ished third in the ACC behind Florida
State and Duke. The Cavaliers defeated
Texas Christian, 20-10, in the Indepen-
dence Bowl and finished 13th in the
USA Today/CNN coaches poll and 15th
in the final Associated Press poll. Michi-
gan ended up third in the Big Ten last
season after Penn State and Ohio State
and was ranked 13th by the AP.

0
wn the Cavaliers Aug. 26 during the Pigskin Classic at Michigan
get off to a good start under new head coach Uoyd Carr. After back-to-
ach Gary Moeller, the pressure will be on.

'M' FOE FACTS:
Cavaliers,
eliminate
bowl slidc
From Staff Reports
Virginia ended its four-game bob
losing streak by defeating Texas Chri
tian, 20-10, in the 1994 Independenc
Bowl.
Quarterback Mike Groh was name
Offensive Player of the Game. He con
pleted 14 of 23 passes for 199 yards. H
had one touchdown and two intercel
tions.
Defensive end Mike Frederick wa
named the Defensive Player of th
Game. He was in on four tackles, incluc
ing one for a loss of six yards, and brc
up a pass.
The 1994 Independence Bowl wa
Virginia's seventh bowl game overa
and the fifth in the past six years. In ad
dition to its win, Virginia won the 198
Peach Bowl and the 1987 All-America
Bowl.
Michigan has the nation's second
longest bowl streak with 20 consecutiv
appearances. Nebraska has the longes
with 26.
MAKING HISTORY: Virginia finishe
the 1994 season with a 9-3 record, th
Cavaliers eighth consecutive winnin
season.
Virginia joined Maryland an
Clemson as the only other ACC school
to have eight straight winning cam
paigns.
Maryland's streak went from 1973
80 and Clemson's from 1977-84.
No sHUTOUTs: Virginia has scoreg
a school-record 128 consecutive game
The last time the Cavaliers were hel
scoreless was in 1984 when Clemso
won 55-0.
Virginia has never scored agains
Michigan.
The Cavaliers lost, 38-0, in 1899 anc
56-0, in 1971.

Defense (Returning 23, lost 8):
OLB: Mike Elston, Brent Blackwell
DT: Will Carr.
MG: Steve Evans, Jason Horn
DT: Trentjenkewicz, Ben Huff
OLB: Se Parini, Glen Steele, Pierre Cooper
ILB: Jarrett irons, Jeff Springtr, Rob Swett
SCB: Woody Hankins, Mike Hynes, Tyrone Noble'
SS: Deollo Anderson, Earnest Sanders
ES: Steve Kinglarence Thompson, Chuck Winters
WCB: Jean-Angus Charles
P: Kraig Baker
Defense (Returning 18, lost 9):
DE: Duane Ashman, Jon Harris, Eddie Robertson
DT: Todd White, Tony Agee
LB: James Parrior, Jamie Sharper, Skeet Jones
DB: Ronde Barber, Joe Crocker, Percy Eisworth, Paul
London, Sam McKiver, Stephen Phelan, Joe Rowe, Joe
Williams
P: Will Brice
Returning starters in bold

Lettormn returning for Virginia:
Offense (Returning 2$, lost 6):
QB: Mike Groh, Tim Sherman, Symmion Willis
RB: Kevin Brooks, Joe Aben, Tiki Barber, Charles Kirby,
Darrell Medley, C.E. Rhodes
WR: Demetrius Allen, Derick Byrd, Patrick Jeffers
TE: Bobby Neely, Walt Derey
OT: Jason Augustino, Chris Harrison, Doug Karczewski, Tom
Locklin, Greg Powell
OG: Jeremy Raley, John Slocum, Ken Buczynski,
C: Dave Gathman
PK: Rafael Garcia, Kyle Kirkeide

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1996 SOAS General Fund (GF) Accounts will undergo a conversion. As a result
of this conversion, student organizations can either choose to convert their GF
account to what is now referred to as a "University Fund" account, or to close
the GF account and remove the funds. All accounts remaining after September
30, 1996 will automatically be converted into an SOAS Account (UF).
Open forums will he held to provide information, and answer questions on:
* March 30.1995, at 3pm-4pm, Michigan1Union [Wolverine Room]
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