THE. MICHIG1AN DAIL Y TUTESDAY, MARCH .16. 1926
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AWARD LETTEHS TO
ENTIRE SWIM TEAMI
Wolverine Team Sets Big Ten Record
By Placing Me In
TO LOSE THREE MEN
Coach Matt Mann awarded his en-
tire squad of 12 men the Varsity "M"
award for their work on the Michi-
gan swimming team during the past
season, according to an announcement
made late yesterday by the Wolverine
The men who were rewarded for
their performance in Conference com-
petition are: Capatin Gow, Dunnakin,
Whittingham, Samson, Darnall, Batter,
Shorr, John Halsted, Robert Halsted,
Starret, Harrison, and Mayer.
All of the men to receive the Var-
sity award placed in the Conference
championship meet here Saturday or
won one first place or two seconds in
a dual meet on the Michigan schedule
this season. Mayer received an "M"
as a member of the water polo team.
Michigan's 1926 swimming team
holds the unique distinction of being
the only team on record to place in
every event in a Big Ten Conference
championship swimming meet, Minne-
sota's team, which won the Big Ten
title with 41 points, won five first
places, but failed to place in all events,
missing a place in the 440 free style
Coach Mann has promise of having
a championship contending team niext
season, losing only 3 of the 12 letter-
men through graduation at the end
of this.semester. The three men who
will be lost to the team are: Captain
Gow, who swam in the 50 yard free
style and on the relay teams, Dunna-
kin, a 440 and 220 yard swimmer, and
Whittingham, a veteran breast stroke
1?U STUDENTS COMPETE
IN UNION TOURNES
Figures released from the Union
showv that more than 120 students
competed in the recent series of tour-
naments held in the Union billiard
room and bowling alleys. Bowling
drew the highest number, 63 of the
pin-topplers entering in that pastime,
while 59 of the pool players vied for,
Three divisions, composed each of
the indoor sports. The bowlers were
divided into the singles and doubles
groups with a consolation tournament
for those singles players eliminated
in the first round. In the singles
finals Mesner defeated Fordham with
the fair score of 605, and in the con-
solation Richardson beat Seider in a
The doubles combination of Res-
man-Fordham triumphed over the
Doyle-Bumpus pair with a score of
1106. after a sensational match in
which Doyle crashed the high record
for the meet by tumbling 265 pins in
hik second game.I
In the billiard contests 29 *enered
the straight pool contests in which
Metier beat Fifield in the finals by a
score of 150-112; Stark conquered
Briggs in the straight rail finals by
a score of 150-125 in a field of 17
starters; and L'Hereux beat Levy by
a score 35-25 in the finals of the three-
cushion match in which there were
only 11 entrants.
The high runs of the three divisions
were as follows: Metler ran 14 in the
pocket billiards; Briggs ran 15 in the
straight rail; and Levy ran 5 in the
COLUMBUS.-A. L. Tarbert, '27
steady forward, has been elected ea-
tain of the Ohio State university bas- i
ketball team for 1927, it is announced
here. Tarbert, who comes from Cleve-
land, is to succeed H. B. Cunningham,
NEW YORK.-Columbia university's
wrestling squadl surprised that of
Princeton university here yesterday
when the Blue and White won 14 to
11. Princeton had defeated Harvard
university, which earlier in the seas-
on had won from Columbia.
Red" Wright. star guard, has been
elected Purdue basketball captain for
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tice under the expert supervision
of Prof. Thomas C. Trueblood)
and Carlton F. Wells. Last year,
under the direction of these two
men, the Michigan team develop-
ed into one of the strongest in;
I Professor Trueblood and Mr.
Wells are staunch advocates of
the so-called Oxford system of )
sport development. They rely
( upon the candidates' initiativef
and ability, rather than upon a.
regular system of coaching to
improve their games.a
Coach Mann Enters
Ten In A. A. U.
Meet At Detroit
Coach Matt Mann's natators will
begin active training again Wednes-
day afternoon at the Union pool in!
preparation for the A. A. U. champion-
ships Saturday at the Detroit Ath-
letic club. Mann has entered ten
men in these events.
Although losing the Big Ten title
last Saturday, onehbright spot ap-
peared in the swimming horizon, when
Robert Wagner, '28, placed second in
the senior pentathlon at the Detroit
Yacht club, Wagner, although ineli-
gible for Big Ten competition due to
a Conference ruling, was able to rep-
resent Michigan in Detroit in the A.
A. U. meet.
The men that will make the trip
to Detroit Saturday are: Gow, Darnall,
Samson, Batter, Wagner, Hughes, Be-
nent, R. Halsted, Whittingham, and
T. Watson. On the following week-
end Darnall, Samson, Bement, and
Watson have been entered in the 100
yard free style championships to be
held at the Detroit Y. M. C. A.
It cost Princeton university $22,770.-
57 to maintain its rowing squad in
Mat Squad Remains Intact For Coning
f Season; ProspectsI
TEAM SATISFIES COACH
Coach Clifford Keen announced" yes-
terday the awarding of letters to
seven Varsity wrestlers, one man in
each division fulfilling- the require-
ment of winning two matches.
The men receiving M's are Captain
Russell Baker, 115 pounds, Edward
Solomon, '125 pounds, Alfred Watson,
135 pounds, Andrew Galsterer, 145
pounds, Harold Donohoe, 158 pounds,
George Rich, 175 pounds, and Edward
Donohoe, who won the Conference
middleweight crown last Saturday at!
Purdue, may be sent to the National
Wrestling Championship at Portland
I Oregon to compete with the best in the
country, according to Keen.
I Coach Keen is more than pleased
with the work of the wrestlers during
the past season and sees the Wolver-
ines as probable championship con.
tenders next year if all goes well.
Every one of the seven letter men will
be back next year, and a successful
year is looked forward to.
In his first season as Varsity coach,
Clifford Keen has raised Michigan to
a much higher ranking in wrestling.
This is especially to -be commented
upon bedause he has developed one
of the strongest teams in the Big Ten
from a squad boasting Captain Baker
as its only veteran.
MADISON.-Tom Lieb, former No-
tre Dame track and football star, will
join the University of Wisconsin
coaching staff next September, accord-
ing to an announcement here.
Illinois has never finished worse
than fourth in the Conference indoor
track meet during the 13 years of the
history of the meet.
Conference Prohibits Use Of
Foreign Matter On Baseballs
According to Coach Ray Fisher the cushion ball has a center which itsy
Western Conference has voted nine to imiker, Spaulding, calls a cushion
one to prohibit the use of any foreign center.
substance on baseballs during the 1926 Coach Fisher is of the opinion that
baseball season. the change in balls will have little ef-
The voting was done by the coaches feet on the general hitting in the
of the Conference baseball teams andj Conference, but that it may shorten
has been incorporated as one of the the hitting distance of some of the
rules of the Big Ten pertaining to heavy hitters in Big Ten circles.
baseball. It cannot come up for con-
sideration agan until 1927.
The coach also stated ' t the so-W
called lively bll which was Ded by
the major leagues was also used inT
the Western Conference but its effect SNGS AT ME I
here was negligible because Confer-
ence hitters are far below the batting
power that is possessed by big league At a meeting of the Big Ten wrest-
It was fuither decided to continue
the division of the Confference into a
western and eastern section of five
teams each. Every team competes
with every other school in its group
and has one match with the team
holding the corresponding position in
the other group.
The standings as given by the per-
centage system show Illinois, Iowa,
and Ohio in a triple tie for first place
followed by indiana. Michigan, with
two victories and three losses, is tied
for the next post with three other
Registrations for the all-cam-
pus chess and checkers tourna-
ment will be accepted at the
main desk of the Union starting
today and continuing to Saturf
day. Prizes will be awarded
the winners and no entrance fee
will be charged..
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American league rules have govern- it was decided that final standings in
ed the Western Conference baseball the Conference would be determined
in the past and changes in those rules on the percentage system, thus set-
have been written into Conference ting at rest the numerous controver-
regulations for this season. The live- sies among students and newspapers
ly ball is to be replaced by a cushion throughout the middle west. The in-
ball. The center of the lively ball ter-division matches are included in
is made, of cork while that of the making up these standings.
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