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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

PRESS
PASSES
-By BUD BENJAMIN-
Just Too Strong' ...
3IT TONY GALENTO against Hen-
ry Armstrong and there'd be a
eneral cry: "Brother, t isn't cricket."
:enry would be in there throwing
lenty of fists, but if two-ton Tony
vex- decided to swing that sledge
ammer of his, l'il Henry would be
elegated to a spot on the wall.
This all takes us to Michigan-
i'nesota hockey and: while the an-
logy is poor, the point, nevertheless,
clear. The Wolverines and Gophers
o it all over again tonight, and I only
ope that the local lads will show a
tile of Arnstcng's belligerence.
hockey ur-o.l btcdly is as un
predictable es the nexi sport and
the flrowns did take three
straight from the Yanks last year,
but this department would hate
to ha~ve its lwt ou on Mr. Low-
rey's boyC tonight.
Eddie himself as he walked off the
nk Thursday .night remarked::
"They're just too strong for us.
Too many good skaters. Thanks
to Spil e we got off as easy as we
did. My boys aren't mixers, and
that's why Mariucci, looked so
good. Hre's good, but hg's no", ma-
jor league material. I was Sur
prised the way Stodden stood up
and told him where to head in."
Minnesota had a lot of things
'hursday night that Michigan could
se. They had defense men who love
o hear the bones crunch and who
cashed in with those) teeth rattling
ody checks that echo throughout the
oliseum. Their wings seemed to re-
all the fact that a straight line is the
hortest distance between two points
s they swept through the Michigan
efense to spend most of the evening
n Michigan ice. They had the speed,
hie adroit stick handling, the deft
:uch that makes for hockey profi-

Michigan Swimmers Rally

To

Tie Ohio State, 42-42

10

'C.

M ermen Gain
Needed Points
li Final Relay
Welsh Scores Only Double
Win In Distance Events;
Three Records Broken
(Continued from Page 1)
hung on the judge's decision as four
'f them went into a huddle. Then.
he annou~ncement-the winner of
hE relay-Michigan, and Matt Mann
Ias given partial revenge for the
:wc defeats pinned on his squad by'
yhe BuFks last year.J
It took a :52.9 century for Hutch
win.
The meet started out as was fitting
or 4he two championship teams aE
he Ohio team of Stanhope, Higgin
d Quayle broke the Pool and Big
ro:cord for the 300-yard medley 1
I v going it in 2:57.4. The Pool mark.
set by Michigan in 1936 was 2:59.4
,nd the Big Teri time, also Michi-
gan's, is 2:59.8'
The meet hung on one bad turn by
ophomore Billy Beebe. The sopho-
ore was a body length ahead at the
alf way mark, had increased it at
the 75-, when he missed a turn and
then handed breast stroker Johnny
taigh only a 4 foot lead.

Matt ShowsTornIt(can e Do

Hockey Team
Plays Gophers
Aoain, ToniohtI
Stodden Replaces Captainr
Hillberg At Defense Post
In Game At Coliseum
(Continued from Page 1)
- - --_ _-
9my other net minder who has rlayed1
-r will play in the Coliseum.j
The Gophers made their tallies:
Svhen they had left the Wolverine de-
.se holding down the blue line while
nVwhere from two to foh.r Minnesota
Yers were left free to pepper
{ res.
Mariucci Is Ace
Tonight's game will find the Wol-
' nes covering up more closely on
e defensive and at the same time
t *IP to pull more power plays in
th e Gopher territory. Although lack-
4g scoring punch in the first few
minutes of play the Wolverines
'showed that it was possible for the

Kira And Drysdale
To Swim In Havefi a
Ed Kirar, captain of last year's
swimming team, and Taylor Drysdale
of the Detroit A.C. have received in-
vitations from Daniel Ferris, Inter-
national A.A.U. official, to compete in
a swimming meet in Havana on the
fourth of February.
Kirar was double Big Ten and Na-'
tional Collegiate sprint champion and
Drysdale, while at Michigan, was Big
Ten and National Collegiate back-
stroke champion. It is expected that
they will fly from Miami to Cuba for
the meet.
Ma tmlell T an ci
With N.Y.A.C.
Veteran Squad Might Mar
Varsity's Clean Slate
Fresh from their narrow victory at
Penn State Thursday night, Michi-
gan 's Varsity wrestlers will run into
homhtem t mtchtheviitos. ha thr Wi hi -

Varsity Quintet
To Meet Iowa
TeamTonight
Cellar Awaits Wolverines
If They Lose; Stephens
Paces Hawkeye Attack
(Continued from Page 1)
'nto last place. A victory might put
the team back on its feet and restore
the lost confidence, whereas another

a---:aiiy Photo by Sheeline
When the Daily photographer sna'ped this pLiwe Michigan needed
a first and second in the 440 and a win in the final 400-yard free-style
relay to come out of last night's meet against the Buckeyes with a tie.
They did this With a great finish but it took plenty of figuring by Coach
Matt Mann and Capt. Tom Haynie as well as plenty of swimming for the
Wolverines to turn the trick and earn a 42-42 d-adlock.

home team to match the visitors. wnTmawelpoeooeLirig
gest hurdle in the way of a possible
Despite the fact that John Mariucci undefeated dual meet season tonight

What A Finish!

Michigan looked good and bad. I.
liked the fortitude of 160 pound Stod-
den as he stuck out his chin and be-
gan chewing "away with 195 pounda
Mariucci. I liked the way Les Hill-
berg got into the spirit of the evening
and dumped the Eveleth star into the
boards. There were times when Evy
Doran, Al Chadwick and George
,Cooke showed an admirable single-
ness of purpose. For Spike James I
have only unreserved praise. His job
as human target number wie is as
thankless as it was beautifully ex-
ecuted.
Back to the Armstrong-Ga-
lento example. My shekels would
be' right on Tony's flattened
beezer, but I wouldn't miss the
scrap under any circumstances.
You see, Henry is the type of lad
who abandons discretion inside of
the ropes, and I imagine he could
give the Joisey City guziler some
mighty uncomfortable moments.
I know he wouldn't pull any
punches whether defeat was star-
ing him in the face or not.
This may sound like a lot of una-
dulterated hokum to most of you, but
I trust that the representatives of
Mr. Lowrey get what I'm driving at.
No one ever laughed at a loser that
went down fighting.
Lowrey ears
Over Yearlings
Squad Is Reduced To 15;
First Line Impresses
"That freshman hockey line is bet-
ter than the varsity second line right
now," Coach Eddie, Lowrey exclaimed
after watching the frosh work out for
25 minutes last night against those
boys who are already wearing the
maize and blue colors.
The yearling line which rated such'
a high compliment is composed of
Dick Taylor, right wing; Paul (Big
Boy) Goldsmith, center; and bespec-
tacled Cliff Dance, left wing. Prior
to last night this aggregation had
worked out as a unit for the first
time at Wednesday's practice and,
that was for only 10 minutes. AllI
told it only took these future Michi-,
gan pucksters 35 minutes to estab-
lish themselves as one of the most[
promising lines ever to report to!
Coach Lowrey.
After trimming the tryouts down
to 15 last night, Coach Lowrey named
three more players, in addition to
this line which is the answer to a
coach's prayer, who have clinched
berths on the 1939 freshman squad:
Fitch Tillotson, an Ann Arbor boy,
left wing; Warren King, right de-
fense; and Bob Collins, left defense.
In an hours scrimmage last night
followin? the- clash with the varsity
second stringers, the first line burned
in three goals, one with the aid of
Coach Lowrey, and Collins turned in
an outstanding job on the defense,

Michigan Pulls To Tie 300-Yd. Medley Relay: Won by Ohio
Higgins and Quayle had too much (-iRnhope. Higgins, Quavle); Second,
for Haigh and Tom Haynie but here Michigan (Beebe, Haigh, Haynie).
again it was that tremendous last! Time : 2:57.4.
half kick of Quayle that enabled him T?-Yard.4.Free Style: Won by
o beat the Wolverine captain by two Welsh, (M), Johnson (O)', Hutchens
feet. (M). Time: 2:15.7.
Michigan pulled up. to a tie when 5.Yrme t:o-a
sophomore Jimmy Welsh, the only1 50-Yard Free Style: Won by Bark-
sophmoreJimy Weshthe nlye- (M), Holmes (M), Hartline (O).
double winner of the night, led.John- (Tim)e: 23.6.
son of Ohio, and Hutchens home in T Diving: Wo by Patnick (0) 453,
hat order. Welsh went off in front Clark W) 398, Benham (M) 387.
and was never in danger. The race 10ar )FenhSmy(M),3o7.b
was between Hutch .and Johnson for 100-.Yard Free Style: Won by
second but the Buckeye, captain had Quayle (O), Haynie (M), Johnson
'oo much in the last 40 yards. 1(). :
Crawl In Spasms 4 Time: :52.6.
Crowd InSpasms 7 e 150-Yard Back Stroke: Won by
Michigan went into a 17-10 lead Stanhope (O), Barker (M), Beebe
and the crowd went into spasms (M). Time: 1:38.3.
as "Good-Time" Charley Barker and 200-Yard Breast Stroke: Won by
Bill Holmes came home in one-two Higgins (O)', McKee (O), Haigh (M).
fashion in the 50-. Time: 2:25.1._
The dive almost provided an upset 440 Yard Free Style: Won by Welsh
as Michigan's Hal Benham was seven (M), Haynie (M), Woodling (0).
points head of Earl Clark going into Time: 5:03.6.
-he last dive. But Clark got 59.8 400 Yard Free Style Relay: Won by
points on his 11%2 full-twister while Michigan. (Beebe, Barker, Holmes,
Benham could get only 41 on the Hutchens). Time: 3:34.9.
same dive. Al Patnik won going away
as expected with 453 points, Clark, a first in the relay. Which is what
398, and Benham 387. they did.
Quayle Wins - . - Welch Doubles
Another of the touch finishes came Welsh duplicated his furlong vic-
in the 100- as Quayle won by a length tors by taking the quarter. Haynie
but Haynie nosed out Johnson for went along as he pleased except in
second. At first, the judges called the final 20 yards when his finish al-
it a tie, then raised a terrific howl of most nipped the soph star. Woodling,
glee from the partisan crowd by plac- saved for this event by Peppe, never
ing Haynie second. figured.
At this point Ohio led 24-21 and Then came the relay victory, and
Michigan hopes took a terrific nose- the tie.
dive as Curly Stanhope whipped The Ohio mentor, Mike Peppe, said
Barker and Beebe in the back stroke. after the meet "That relay should
He had' to break Taylor Drysdale's have been a tie. We deserved it. We'll
pool record of 1:39.7 and the Big see what'll happen at Columbus."
Ten mark of 1:38.9 held by Danny Said Matt. Mann, "I've got the
Zehr and Bill Neunzig to 'do it as he .. ellest bunch of kids in the world.
was clocked in 1:38.3. We l take them next time."
Third Close Finishet hm xt .-
The third touch finish came in the
200- breast stroke as Al McKee bare-
ly nosed out Haigh for second place.
Higgins was an easy winner in the
new pool record of 2:25.1 but it took
a judge's conference to call McKee
runner-up.
Michigan was in bad shape at this
point. The best they could do was tie
and the only way to gain a tie was to
take first and second in the 440 and I

Wolverine Athletes1
Ride 12,000. Miles
In First Semester
Michigan students and followers
might well ask "Where, oh where, are
our wandering boys tonight?", for the
Wolverine athletes figure to roam
some 12,000 miles ere the curtain rings
down on the first semester. .
The football team started the boys}
rolling by tacking up 3500 miles, as
they traveled to Yale, Minnesota, and
Ohio State. The basketball team
quickly overtook the gridders by me-'
andering 3000 miles during Christ-
mas vacation and over 500 since then.
With Iowa and the Buckeyes yet to
be met, the cagers will run their total
to about 5000 miles.
Coach Eddie Lowrey's pucksters
turned in 6,000,000 feet in riding to
wallop Western Reserve and Illinois,
and will number another 300 miles as
they venture forth to do battle with
Western Ontario. The 1500 miles add-
ed in dueling Penn State and the Nev
York A.C. drives the wrestlers' stock
of miles up to more than 2000, the
other 500 or more multiples of 5280,
feet coining during the Ceitial Q.A.U.
meet in Chicago.
St. John's Students Vote
Against De-em-ohasis Rule!
ANNAPOLIS, Md., Jan. 20-UP)-
St. John's College students went on
record almost 12-to-1 today against
the school administration's "de-em-
phasis" of intercollegiate sports.
Victor G. Bloede, co-editor of the
college newspaper which conducted a
seciet referendum on the administra-
tion's policy, said the students voted
70 to c agairnst elimi1<ti n of all in-
ter-ctlegiate a::hetws. The school's
enroLlment is 120.

played the entire game with his face
.overed with tape he was still able to
see well enough to score two of the"
Gopher tallies and assist on a third
score. At the same time he kept
Michigan's offense either in the
boards or flat on the ice in a hopeless
position in the Gopher territory.
Stodden Moves Up
Because of his good work Thursday
night Bert Stodden, Ann Arbor sopho-
more, will pair with Larry Calvert on
the defense and that means Capt.
Les Hillberg will take over the center
duties on the second line. Ev Doran,
Al Chadwick and George Cooke will
start at the center and wing posi-
tions on the number one line.
St. Vincent, Paulsen, and Picker-
ing take over the forward duties of
the Gophers while Mariucci and
Cramp hold down the two back spots.
Falk will take care of the Gopher'sj
net.
STARTING LINEUPS
Minnesota Pos. iMichigan
Falk G James
Mariucci D Stodden'
Cramp D Calvert
St. Vincent C Doran
Pickering W Cooke
Paulsen W Chadwick
Minnesota spares: Anderson, Boyle,
McKenzie, Rheinberger, Karanen,
Thompson, Hokanson.
Michigan spares: Lovett, Hillberg,
Ross, Tobin and Samuelson.
Game time: 8:00 p.m.
U.S.lcers Lose Abkoud
BRUSSELS, Jan. 20.- (1P) -The
Belgian ice hockey team Etoile Du
Nord defeated a selected United
States squad 6 to 5 tonight with a
third period scoring splurge that
nosed out the American team which
is on its way to Switzerland for the
World Championships. The United
States squad, sponsored by the Ama-
teur Athletic Union, also lost last
night at Amsterdam.

when they face the New York Ath-'
letic Club's strong aggregation in
search of their third straight win of
the season.
The Wolverines will be up against
a club which won all of its dual meets
last year but one, and is also unde-
feated so far this year with triumphs
over Lehigh, Army and the West Side
Y.M.C.A. in New York.
Tom Weidig, promising sophomore,
121 pounder on Coach Cliff Keen's
squad who has split his two matches
so far this year, has perhaps the big-
gest hurdle to clear tonight, for he
will face "Tiny" Peterson, seasoned
National A.A.U. champ, in the open-
ing match of the evening.
Merieka. Is Favorite
Either Andy Sawyer or Carl "Bats"
Mosser will be called upon to meet
Jack Collins, Junior Metropolitan
champ, in the 128-pound battle, while
Jim Mericka will be the favorite in his,
136-pound fracas with Warren bund.
The 145-pound match will bring to-I
gether Capt. HaroldNichols of the
Wolverines and Alex Hendry, Senior
Metropolitan champ, and at 155, Rex1
Lardner, will wrestle Frank Gonzaliz,
ex-Lehigh star and former Eastern
Intercollegiate champion at his
weight.
Morgan Seeks Win
Michigan's Frank Morgan will
strive to enter the win column tonight
against Tony Kolensky, N.Y.A.C.'s
Senior Metropolitan champ, in the,
165-pound match, while at 175
pounds, Don Nichols will be out for
his third straight win of the season
when he tangles with Charlie Powers.
In the heavyweight encounter For-
rest "Butch" Jordan will meet the
giant, 220-pound Charlie Toll, who
once played plenty of tackle for
Princeton but what is more important
here, was runner-up in the heavy-
weight competition at the National
A.A.U. meet last year. Both men will
be risking undefeated records, which
should make this battle the hardest
fought of the meet.

loss .
Michigan's big job is to stop Capt.
Ben Stephens, ace Iowa forward who
now leads allBig Ten scorers with 56
points in four games. Minnesota
couldn't do it. Ben scored 20 points
at Minneapolis and. had the high-
riding Gophers thoroughly scared be-
fore they finally pulled out a victory.
This fast and clever six-footer made
135 points in the 12 Conference games
last year tying the mark of Michi-
gan's John Townsend. In Iowa's first
10 games this season,. Stephens has
surpassed that total by one, and
when he gets hot there is no stopping
him. He scored 23 points in one game
last year. He'll be Capt. Leo Beebe's
worry tonight.
Pairing with Stephens at the other
forward spot will be Angelo Anapol,
a tall, graceful sophomore who has
the potential ability but has shown
little thus far this season.
Plett Is. Center
At center, the position first adver-
tised as the team's weak link, cavorts
Charlie Plett who was a reserve last
year. His height of six feet, one-half
inch may not be enough to get the
jumps against Danny Smick who tow-
ers six four, but he has been scoring
better than was expected.
The two guards, Erwin Prasse, (all-
Conference end) and Howard Irvine
have been a tower of strength on the
defense. They held Purdue's attack
well under control and Chicago coulld
get only 19 points. That's a five-
year low for Iowa's opponents. Prasse,
a junior is six two and sophomore
Irvine is five eleven.
Rae Still Out
For the second consecutive game,
the Wolverines will be without the
services of center Jim Rae who is
home trying to rest his back into
shape. Smick will. start at center
and once again it may be up to soph-
omore Tom Harmon to spark the
Michigan attack. Although his team
play may not be up to A-1standards,
Harmon has the speed and drive nec-
essary to lead an offense. His shoot-
ing has been the best on the team
during this two-weak slump.
Charley Pink, who shows signs of
throwing off the contagious inac-
curacy ailment, will go at the other
forward and Eddie Thomas and Capt.
Beebe will be at the guard posts.

PROBABLE LINEUPS
Michigan
Pink F (c) St
Harmon F
Smick C
Beebe (c) G
Thomas 0

Iowa
tephens
Anapol
Plett
Prasse
Irvine

- - .

Stephens Takes
Lead In Big Ten
Scoring Honors
Although the Big Ten basketbal
campaign is hardly three weeks old
the scoring race has already nar-
rowed down to a three way affair.
Ben Stephens, Iowa's sensationa'
forward whom the Wolverines will at-
tempt to halt tomorrow night, lead
the pack at present with 54 points in
four games, a lead of only two or
Pick Dehner, Illinois pivot star. Ir
third place is Jimmy Hull of Ohi
with 42 points, but the Buckeye cap
tain must be considered a definit
threat for the scoring title since h
has participated in only three games
Fourth and fifth are Bill Hapac o.
Illinois and Johnny Kundla of Minne-
sota with 41 and 40 respectively. A
notable absentee among the leaders is
Ernie Andres, Indiana's sharpshoot-
ing guard who ranked second in the
Conference last season, but now is
down to a deadlock for tenth place
with 27 points.
No Michigan men are rated among
the first ten, Eddie Thomas in six-
teenth place with 25 points leading
the Wolverines.

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