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Ito second base to plug up a big holk,
there his first year on the Varsity
P I ILast year upon the graduation of Pete
Van Boven it was found necessary to
move Uteritz again, this time to short
stopNwhere he developed by the close
of the season into one of the best
ton Dixon from mediocrity to star- short stops in intercollegiate baseball
dm in the Conference two y circles.
d ih ne t years ago Hifs hitting slumped last year an4j
-haveunbounded confidence that he the team lost a great deal of its ac,
will be able to turn the trick again. customed punch. Fisher explains this
Two members of last year's Var- slump by the fact that Utz was just
sity pitching corps are still available breaking into a new position and the
for duty and furnish the best pros- strain effected his hitting as so often
pects for the needed heavers. Stryk-, happens. This year the Varsity men-
er, who was awarded an M at the close tor is confident that his shortstop wil.
of the season, and Mudd, an A M A show. a return to the form that made
man for two years, both have shown him one of the most feared batsmen1
flashes of ability but were not consist- in the Big Ten two years ago.
ent enough last year to warrant a reg- Veterans of the squad will not be
ular turn in the box. Both made a called out for practice until Fisher
start on the southern trip but did not has had an opportunity to weed outs
fare well and were removed before the the least promising of the new candi-,
tilt ended. Under the stress of neces- dates. Pitchers will get the closest
sity, steady drilling, and Fisher's re- scrutiny during the indoor work and
markable 'pitching knowledge given! Fisher hopes to have more than th(I
them in intensified form, there is i usual nuniber of prospective twirlers
chance that either or both of these report.
men may deliver.
BIlott to Catch
With the exception of these three
Fisher has no sure prospects for li O ST AN EUE
pitching string, in fact no one that
looks like a possibility. There waw. SEAS OW VBY411 VYN
no member of the all-fresh last year
that could possibly qualify as a Var-
sity pitcher, and unless some unknown BIER, AGGIE SWIM U1R
comes to the fore unheralded as dice ._
Dixon in 1921 the outlook is dark. W
IBehind the bat the Varsity is forti- SELVENlEVENT;KEAFRS 1
fled with Blott, Yost's football center, VR EVENS A R
who was Ernie Vick's understudy last BREAKS RECORD
spring, and Swanson, a member of tho
all-fresh two years ago and an AMA When Michigan's first Varsity swim-
winner last spring. Blott had but few ining team raised the curtain on its
opportunities to work last year but official season against the tank squad
showed: enough to 1iv his letter. This of the Michigan Agricultural college
year, like Liverance, with most of the on Friday night at Lansing the 48 to
burden on him, Blott should show to 20 victory for the Wolverines which
better advantage. . resulted was more than gratifying
Infield Strong The Maize and Blue swimmers went
It is around the infield that the out- into the meet greatly handicapped b
look is particularly bright. Here the the loss, due to ineligibility, of prac-
veterans.Captain Uteritz, Knode, ane; tically every real star on the squad]
Paper will hold forth supported by but the men who carried the Michigan
some strong material coming up from colors J to victory won all but onq
the all-fresh and last year's ineligi event and took second as well as first
bles. Keefer, Varsity halfback, Hag- in a pair of the seven numbers ir
gerty, at present holding down a fore which premier honors went to the
ward position on the basketball teams Wolverines.
and Giles are infielders who showed .Two Features
more than the usual talent on the all1 1 There were two really outstanding
fresh diamond aggregation last spriing features to the evening's program,
and are looked upon as contenders, which was put on before a crowd that
Harryman, freshman first baseman packed every available bit of sitting
last spring, is another man who will and standing room at the Aggie pool.
be among the candidates. The first of these, though not the most
LUtz Will Set Pace spectacular, came in the opening
Uteritz is the mainspring of the ag- event, the plunge for distance, when
gregation and without him in the line- Kearns smashed the M. A. C. tank
up Michigan would look much less' record, going 64 feet on his second
formidable than she does at the pres- trial and outdistancing his nearest
ent. Just going into his last year of competitor, Stewart, of the Farmers,
competition, the Varsity leader seem,, by a safe margin.
destined for his greatest season. Start- The second feature, although one
ing in as a third baseman on the all- way or another it would have made a


difference of but two points in the' condition for any series of sprints, gan again after a season's absence,
final score, was the battle for second was tired out when the event was "came back" with a vengeance. He
honors in the 220 yard free style be- fairly started a few moments late' paddled home in first position in the
tween Haidle of Michigan and Gilbert and finished third, a few inches be- back stroke with ease and manipulat-
of the Aggies. Papenguth, who par- hind Van Noppen. ed a fast lap in the relay that helped
ticipatedcin more events than any oth Papenguth Stro~ngI put Michigan so far in the lead that
er Wolverine, had swam home half a Papenguth was but one point behind the Wolverines were never headed.
length to the good. Haidle and Gil,' Smith in the final total of individual The breast stroke, with the except
bert, splashing along neck and neck scores with nine to his credit. Ile wn tion of the 220, was the biggest walki
behind, brought the crowd to its feet the 220 yard free style by half a away of the evening for the Maize and
as they swung into the last stretch of length and at no time was forced to Blue, Hanson and Aldrich finishing1
the pool. Gilbert, over whom Haidle extend himself, took second in hfIrst and second several yards ahead
had held a yard lead throughout tho fancy diving, and third in the bacl of the nearest M.A.. competitor.
race, suddenly stepped on the gas anq stroke, an event in which he has nev- The results: Plunge; won by'
moved to an even status with the Wol ! er before participated, but into which Kearns (VI), Stewart (A), second;
verine just before the final turn; the ineligibility of Hubbard, Kerr, D owey. (M), third; distance, 64 feet
Haidle opening up with all he had Valentine, and Hawley, and the neces- 50 yard free style; won by Smiitli (M);

'Van Noppen
third; time
stroke; won

(A), second, Searle (M),
27:2. 50 yard breast
by Hanson (M), Aldrich

(M), second, Taylor (A), third; time,
36:3. 220 yard free style; won by
Papenguth (M), Haidle (M), second,
Gilbert (A), third; time, 3:08:4. 100
yard free style; won by Smith (M),
Van Noppen' (A), second, Vaupre (M)l
third; time, 1:05:4. 50 yard back
i stroke; won by Hyde (M), Kiefaber
(A), second, Papenguth (M), third;
time, 35. Fancy diving; won by Kief*
aber (A), Papenguth (M), second,
Richmond (A) third. 120 yard relay;
won by Michigan, (Hanson, Searle;
Hyde, Smith).

on the last few yards, not much, it ii
true, after the stiff battle he had puts
up, but enough to carry him acrossI
the mark a bare two or three inches
ahead of the Aggie swimmer.
Smith High Point Man
Smith was the high point winnel'
for the Wolverines, taking both of his
events, the 50 and 100 yard free
styles, by safe margins over Captain
Van Noppen of the Aggies. Van Nop-
pen swam a pretty race in the 100
yard event, cutting down Smith's two
yard lead by half in the final half. Th
misfortune of a false start in the 50
yard number probably cost Michigan
first and second places in that eventl
Smith jumped the starter's signal and
his start carried Searle with him. The
latter tore off 40 of the 50 yards be-
fore he was stopped, although the re;
mnainder of the quartet answered th(
starter's recall. The result was that
Searle, who had reported for practice
the first time onthe day before owing
to the press of studies and was in no}

sity of a second Michigan entry fore-
ed him.
Hyde "Comes.i: Back"
"Britz" Hyde, swimming for Michi-


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