THE MICHIGAN DAIL
Will Wrestle Again
KIPKE1 YOST GIVEll
'The Greatest 'Comeback Eleven}
in History of Michigan,"
1 Yost Declares.
"The 1931 gridiron machine was
the greatest' comeback eleven that
Michigan ever produced," Fielding
H. Yost said last night at the con-
clusion of the football banquet.
"In four major games the oppos-
ing team did not make a first down s
by -rushing," he concluded,. refer-
ring to the Illinois, Princeton, Mi-
nesota, and Wisconsin games. And
Yost -poiinted out that in the last
six games, Michigan amassed a to-
tal of 100 points while being un-
Better Team Than 1930.
When Head Coach Harry Kipke
was asked he said that the 1931y
team was bet-
ter at the end Al Reif, a 165 pounder, who last
of the season year captured second place in the
than the team ...-Conference meet in the heavyweight
of last year. division, will be entered this sea-
T h e s e t w o son in one of the three heaviest
statements of classes.
athletic le a d-
ers sh o w the THREE INELIGIBLE
true ability of
the Wolverine FOR TANK SQUAD
gridiron eleven. r
Thirty-three Ladd, Meigs, and Klintworth
fi rs t d ow ns
were made Out for This Semester.
against Michi- Auer
igan all season in the ten games. Michigan's V a r s i t y swimming
This gives an average of 3.3 first team will see their first action of the
downs per game for the great de- season on Saturday, Dec. 11, when
fensive eleven. This total includes they journey to Toledo.for a pre-
the first downs made by penalties
or by the aid of penalties and also liminary meet with the Y. M. C. A.
by passes and by the aid of passes. there. Other dates. of the schedule
By rushing the ball the number are indefinite, but will be dIetermin-
of first downs are much less. Illi- ed at the Big Ter conferdnce later,
nois, Princeton, Minnesota, aedthe B
Wisconsin could not gain a single this week.
10-yard advance by this route. Yost According to Coach Maann, the
gave the opinion that no other tankmen would present a. fairly
team in the history of recent foot- well balanced aggregation were it
ball has so completely stopped the not for the fact that sever swim-
opposition of four major Univer- mers are ineligible. Ladd, Meigs,
sities as Michigan did. and Clintworth, will not be'eligible"
Opponents Make 349-Yards. for competition before the second
The total yardage made against semester. Other members of the
Michigan totals 349 yards, or 34.9 squad, depleted last year only by
yards per game. 130 of this was the loss of Valentine, are round-
gained by Ohio State. Michigan ing into form. Practice hass been
State advanced the ball 95 yards maintained ever since the opening
from the line of scrimmage but no of the University in September.
other team gained as much as 50 Three sophomores of fair ability
yards against the great Michigan were the legacy from last year's
linemen. Princeton lost four yards freshman team. Degener in the
for an afternoon's work and Illi- diving has shown good form, while
neis 27. Drysdale in the backstroke may
Chicago and Wisconsin scored aid the situation there.
the most yardage by passes against
the 1931 Michigan team. The Card-
,i n a ls made 591
- ~yards and they
Varsity Grapplers to Encounter
Michigan State Normal in
According to Coach Cliff Keen,
prospects for a winning wrestling
team appear to be unusually bright.
The close of the football season has
added several men to the squad in-
cluding Bernard, Kowalikv Frisk,
Connover and McCrath.
At the beginning of the practice
sessions Coach Keen had a squad
of seventy-six men with which to
MONTREAL CANADIENS WILL DEFEND
CUP WITH TWO CHANGES IN ROSTER
There are only two changes in ! ro, as a spare, while Jean Pusie
the personnel of the Montreal Ca- can be alternated as a spare for-
nadiens hockey team which won ward or back. George Hainsworth,
the Stanley Cup trophy in the 1930-: the old German goal tender is
1931 season and the aggregation again in the nets.
which has opened this season in de- The great strength of the cup de-
fense of their championship. fenders lies in a very powerful set
The two changes are in the spare of forwards however. Chief among
defensemen. Albert McCaffrey, for- these are Howie Morenz, center,
merly of Pittsburgh and Toronto, generally regarded as the greatest
has been released and Dunc Munro hockey player of the day, and
has been signed in his place. Munro champion scorer in 1930, and his
is also an old timer in the game. little partner Aurel Joliat, scarcely
He was playing manager of the less formidable.
Montreal Maroons last season but Nick Wasnie, former Blackhawk
was replaced by 'Sprague Cleghorn star; Little Johnny Gagnon and
this year.1 the veteran Wildour Larochelle are
Marty Burke and Sylvio Mantha the other regular wingmen, any of
continue to make up the regular whom may play the other wing
back wall with Leduc joining Mun- position on the first line. George
FOR TRACK. TEAM
Several Promising Sophomores
to Aid Cinder Squad.
Seventeen experienced men are
expected to answer the call of Coach
Hoyt this week for varsity indoor
track candidates. The practice sea-
son was opened officially yesterday
work, but this number has been re-
duced to approximately fifty. An-
other cut will be made following
the All-Campus meet which will
eliminate all but about 35 or 40.
- State Comes First. .
The first competition that will be
provided for the grapplers will b
a meet with Michigan State Nor
m.al next Monday. However, the
biggest early season event will b
"he All-University meet, scheduled
for December 15-17.
Anyone except those who have
won Varsity wrestling letters wil
be eligible to compete. Trophies
will be awarded in all weight divi
sions. Ovei- 100 entries are expect
Carl Dougovito, champion of the
Big Ten for the last two years an
runner-up in the National meet
during the same period, has been
selected to captain the Wolverines
during the coming campaign. H
is a light heavyweight.
Wilson Back Again.
Stoddard will probably carry the
heavyweight burden, while Reif, a
165 pounder last year who gaine
second ,place in the Conference
meet, in the heavyweight division
will wrestle in one of the thre
heaviest classes. Wilson, who fin
ished second in the 165 pound divi
sion in the Big Ten meet-last year
is also back in the fold.
Otto and Bennett, from last year'
squad, and Thomas, a star in 1928
will fight it out for the 135 poun
AU men interested in Fresh-
man Track should report to Yost
Field House any afternoon this
week. Ken' Doherty, Coach.
21 Named by Coach for Awards
While Ten Physicaf Eds
Twenty-one yearlings will receive
t h e i r football numeral awards.
Names of the men who are to re-
ceive the numerals include: Ches-
Mantha, brother of ylvio, Gus
Rivers, nee Des Rivieres, the ver-
satile Jean Pusie and Armand Mon-
dou are the spare wings while Pete
Lepine understudies Morenz cap-
ably at center ice.
A veteran squad boasting a heavy
defense and a hard shooting set of1
forwards will undoubtedly make
the ,,team a'playoff prospect and
establish them as potential title
contenders to retain their cup.
FOR FIRST MEET
fternoon, when several men show-
ed up. Four practices a week are
cheduled for the cinder squad.
Hoyt's veterans, whq are expected
o form the nucleus of the aggrega-
tion, are captained this year by
Russell. The other sixteen who have
reported, or are expected to report,
are: Campbell, Egleston,. Haefie,
Glading, Ecknovich, De Baker, Tur-
ner, Braden, Wolfe, Howell, Hill,
Goldsmith, Cox, Diffle, Hazen, and
Several promising sophomores
are the mentor's legacy from last
year's freshman team. Jusek and
Moissio should aid matters in the
high. jump. Renwick should be able
to assist Campbell in the sprints,
while Jack Heston, is a hurdler of.
considerable promise. Damm is to
be an addition to the weight squad
As to the apportionment of his
material in the various events and
the resultant strength and weak-
nesses, the mentor does not as yet
have a sufficiently accurate esti-
mate of his candidates for anything
more than speculation. It is expect-
ed, however, that the Wolverines
will lack broad-jumpers and pole-
vaulters this season.
All sophomores wishing to try
out for track manager please re-
port at Yost Field house any
afternoon at 4 o'clock.
Dave Louis, Mgr.
HOCKEY TEAM HJ
Puck Chasers to Meet Chad,
in Initial Contest Here
Newcomers to the hockey t
will fill two positions, one in
front line and one defensive be
it was announced after the p
L ice last night. Although Cc
Lowreyhis not with the squa
yet, he expects t be in Ann Ar
by at least the first of next w
Three positions are clinche
the returning veterans. Cap
l Tompkins, All-American of
year, will lead the team from
goalie position. Reid and C:
man will be on the forward
'while McCallum seems to have
edge on the defense postion.
The first match of the seasc
against Chatham The date
been changed from Dec. 9 to
8th. This was done to avoid
fiict with the tennis matche
be played here by Bill Tilden
his troupe on the 9th.
The team has been pract
from 6 to 8 o'clock every eve
in order to prepare for the c
F ing game a week from toniglh
Good in Coaches O
Going 10:45 P. M., Friday, D
and trains of Saturday, Dec.
turning from Chicago not
than 11:30 P. M., Dec. 7
I YT7'. I r' - - - --
- ter C. Beard, Youngston, 0.; W. J. ( quia dW ith Experience.v
Beckwith, Morris, Ill.; William W. rn
eBorgmatr, Fort Wayne; Ind.; Fred Mr hnadznmnhv
e Bogma, Frt ayne In.; redbeen working out since the second -
d Bufka, Manistique; David Conklin, weekincounetCoacnd'
t Battle Creek; Paul Duxbury, Pine week m October under Coach Wil-
Plains, N. Y Wallace Frankowski bur West, gymnastics .coach, in
s Chicago; Gerald Ford, Grand Ra- preparation for the opening of the
e pis bnJ odJ. Holland; Big Ten gym meets starting soon
G. C. Hutchinson, Jr., Sewickley, after the Christmas vacation.
Pa.; Willard Hildebrandt, Saginav; The gymnasium squad spends
eTage Jacobson Detroit; William more time in training than any
a Novak, Charlevoix; L. Ottoman, other athletic squad in the Univer-
d Chicago; Don A. Pomeroy, Lake- sity. Because of the long time it
Swood, 0.; Thomas Stewart, Detroit; takes to perfect the different events
n J.C. Smith, Algonac; Edward in which the men are entered, they
- Smith, Muskegon Heights; Frank are compelled to practice almost
Zendzian, Providence, R.,I.; Willis constantly. They started in October
- Ward, Detroit;d0. B. Whitmore, and will drill about four times per
Sioux Falls, S. D. week until after the Conference
The Physical Education football meet around March 14.
s squad also ended their season with Six veterans from last year are
Ss the Intramural football contest. on the squad. They are Parker,
Ten will receive numerals. They Decker, Ellsworth, Schilller, and
nare: Cunnard Antell, Negaunee: the twin brothers, Abe and Harry
.ICarl Carr, Saline Russell Fuog, Steinberg.. Outstanding sophomore
Chicago;Kilborn Hall, Raynham, candidates are Ponto, Bauch, Men-
Mass.; Peter Palmeroli, Detroit; ton, and Raenber.
Louis Parker, Ann Arbor; Henry This is the second year Michigan
Pendorf, Rome, N. Y.; John Regeezi, has had a gymnastic team and
dMuskegon Heights; Stephen Ron consequently the Wolverines are not
done, Racine, Wis.; and Jack Tei--considered.among the Conference
- telbaum, Chicago. leaders.
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