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21, 1941



Trackmen Meet Pitt In First HomeAppearance

Decker Duels
Pitt' Rhodes
In Pole Vault
Mile Relay Likely To Be
Deciding Factor; Piel
Faces Stickel, Carter
(Continued from Page 1)
in last spring's battle, copping firsts
in three races.
In tonight's 60-yard dash Bud Piel
is Michigan's best bet against the
Panther duo. Piel ran very well at
the Illinois Relays last week, turn-
ing in an excellent 7.6 performance
for the 75-yard dash, and he is cer-
tain to press the Pittmen closely.
A Pittsburgh lad himself, sopho-
more Bob Ufer, Michigan's promis-
ing quarter-miler, will make his home
debut in his specialty under stiff com-
petitive conditions, then will double
inhthe all-important mile relay. Ufer,
who broke or tied all freshman rec-
ords from the 50 to the 880 last year,
will renew an old-time rivalry with
Stickel in the 440 with the outcome'
a toss-up.t
Barnard May Not Run j
Michigan's little Bob Barnard de-
velopeda sore throat last night and
may be forced to forgo }both the
quarter and the mile relay. In this
case, it is probable that Doherty will1
let Al Thomas pair with Ufer in the'
quarter, and shove Buck Dayson in-
to the relay quartet, joining Bill
Dobson, Thomas and anchorman
And so closely are the two teams'
strength matched, according to pre-
nieet dope, the flying spikes of this
Contrary to usual curcom, the
Michigan-Pitt dual meet clash
will begin a half-hour later to-
night, at 8 p.m., because of the
Panthers' late arrival.

New Players
Add Strength
To Ice Teakn
Two new players and two familiar
faces in new positions will be seen by
local hockey fans when the Michigan
pucksters take the ice tomorrow
against the powerful Brantford A.C.
Capt. Charley Ross will trade po-
sitions with his roommate, Johnny
Gillis, for the encounter with thef
Canadians, Ross moving up to the
right wing post on the first line while
Gillis drops back to handle the de-
fense duties with the aid of Bert
"Ross and Stodden are our lead-
ing offensive threats, anyway," Coach
Eddie-Lowrey points out, "so we might
as well have one of them up in front
where he will be able to take more
shots. The defense won't be weakened
appreciably since Gillis is a rugged
boy who deals out plenty of good
hard checks and also a pretty good
Sophomore Bob Fife, who was kept
out of action the first semester by
ineligibility, will take over the left
wing job on the starting forward
line with veteran Paul Goldsmith
j playing center. Fife is a husky boy,I
and a fast, clever skater. He shouldl
add considerable scoring punch to
the Wolverine lineup.
The other newcomer is diminutive
Johnny Petritz who will team upI
with Max Bahrych and Roy Brad-
ley on the third line. Petritz is small

Meets Sprint Kings

llermen Retain Perfect
Mark; BeatIowa, 50-34
jiveity Skiinne'r Defeated By Povilaitis;
Jim Welsh Wins Both 220 And 440'

Famous Renaissance Basketball
Team To Play Here Next Week

(outinued from Page )
six feet, six inches of showman; Zack
Clayton, pantomine artist who man-
ages to turn in an excellent game

(Special To The Daily)
IOWA CITY, Feb. 20. - Iowa's
swimming team threw a scare into
Michigan's National intercollegiate
champions here tonight before a near
capacity crowd of 2,500 fans but the
Wolverines came from behind and
Iroppzd the Hawkeyes 50 to 34 for
,heir 24th consecutive dual triumph.
The meet started out to be a typi-
cal Michigan walk-away but the
Iowans scored two slams before the
half-way mark and were leading the
invading mermen 23 to 22 with but
four events left on the schedule.
Welsh, Thaxter Take 440
Michigan did not :lave the victory
clinched until Jim Welsh and Blake
Thaxter came one-two in the 440-
yard free style race to put their club
ahead 42 to 30 with but the 400-yard
free style relay left on the program.
Much to the disappointment of
the fans who crowded the pool, no
national collegitae records were
marked up. Al Povilaitis, Hawkeye
sophcmore, cracked the Iowa pool
record in the 200-yard breast stroke
when he upset Jim Skinner, twice
the AAU champion in this event,
with a time of 2:33.3, just one second
over the NCAA mark. Povilaitis, whc
has never been beaten in his life.
out-distanced Skinner by a good five


and the diving events to go into aj
22 to 14 lead. The Wolverines then .
reversed the procedure in the 100-
yard free style and the 150-yard.
backstroke and copped second and
third in the 200-yard breast stroke to
go into a safe lead.
It was the first defeat of the sea-:
son for Iowa, the Hawkeyes having
beaten Chicago and Illinois in pre-1
vious Big Ten dual affairs.
300 yard medley relay: Won by
Micl. (Beebe, Skinner, G. Share-
met). Time 3:05.4. j
220 yard free style: Won by Walsh .
(Mich.); Ahlgreen, Iowa, second;
Williams (Mich.) third. Time 2:21.5.
50 yard free style: Won by. Wen-
strom (Iowa); Loping (Iowa) second
West, (Mich.) third. Time :24.6.
Low board fancy diving: Won by
Vargon (Iowa). Biedryzycki (Iowa)j
second, 385.1; Wolin (Mich) third
100-yard free style: Won by Bur-
ton (Mich.); Patten (Mich.) second:;
Wenstrom (Iowa) third. Time 54.2. ."'''
, 150 yard backstroke: Won, by Riedl
3Mich.); Beebe (Mich), second, Ma- 4 = -.a.
honey (Iowa) third. Time 1:45.6. JIM RAE
200 yard breaststroke: Won by Po-_
vilaitis (Iowa); Skinner (Mich) Se , n ny.nd +ia l

grid star at Syracuse University two
years ago.
The team Townsend will send
against the pros needs no introduc-
tion to those who have followed Mich-
igan cage teams during the past five
years. Townsend himself was admit-
tedly the best passer in the nation
while he played here, and 'broke Var-
sity Coach Benny Oosterbaan's all
time Michigan scoring record with a
total of 135 in his last Conference
season, six points better than Ooster-
baan's 1929 record. Townsend is at
present attending law school here
while serving as assistant to Ooster-
Jim Rae, Toledo boy who led the
Wolverines last season, started his
,areer in Townsend's shadow at the
.enter spot, and overcame an injury
n his senior year to come into his
)wn last year as a worthy successor
to Jake. He is an excellent ball-hand-
ler, and shows flashes of passing abil-
ty second only to Townsend's.
Fishman, stocky little guard, was a
zember of the Michigan five while
Townsend was gaining his fame, and
was on the receiving end of many of
J ke 's passes from the ,foul circle.
Thomas played on the same team
with Townsend and Fishman in his
junior year, and was a standout guard
and a regular on Oosterbaan's first
Wolverine squad.
Harmon, who has devoted most
of his time, and profitably, to foot-
ball at Michigan, took one shot at
the cage game while here, and that
was enough to show that he was a
top-flight player. He turned out for
-he sport in his sophomore year, and
led the team in scoring.
- -

Bud Piel, junior on Michigan's
track t-an, faces Pitt'F Hap Stickel
and Bill Carter, two of the nation's
best, in the 66 yard dash tonight.j
Intramural I
By Gene Gribbroek
r atiti nl lwa , one of the bi--


relay quartet are quite likely to
churn out the cifference between de-
feat and victory.
Wolverine Capt. Don Canham will
be out to better his own Field House
record of 6 feet 6 3-8 inches in the
high jump, and Pitt's Dave McDow-
ell will push him hard. Canham,
National Collegiate champion, leaped
6 feet 6 inhees last week at Cham-
paign, while McDowell has cleared
6 feet 4 inches already this season.
Michigan's second entry in the
high jump is sophomore Frank Mc-
Carthy, who will be a busy young
man, having entered the broad jump
and both hurdles as well. In the
broad jump McCarthy can do about
23 feet and will be favored over Pitt-
men Bill Carter and Robert Norton.
In the low hurdles once again it
is Stickel who will cause the Maize
and Blue the most trouble. Veteran
Jeff Hall, McCarthy, and Thomas
will strive to match his skill over
the low barriers for Michigan. The
high hurdles will see Hall and Mc
Carthy joined by Andrew Watson
against Pitt's senior Joe Newman,
Bill Cooper and Henry Sulkowski.
Wisner In Mile
Expected to score heavily in the
distance events where the Panthers
are weakest, Michigan will send long-
striding Bill Ackerman into the two-
mile against Marcus Allias, while a
quartet of good runners, Karl Wis-
ner, Jack Dobson, John Purdue and
Herb Leake will carry Wolverine
hopes in the mile against Bob Davies
and Walter Sterner. Wisner has
bettered 4:19 and looks like the class
of the -fild.
In the *half mile Dave Matthews,
steady sophomore, Johnny Kautz and
Howie Egert are slated to face Pitt's
ace 880-man, Del Anderson, who may
also double in the mile as well as
performing on the relay quartet.
Michigan's top three weight men,
Bob Hook, Tommy Lawton and Gene
Hirsch, will be up against some husky
Panther gridmen in the persons of
Bill Benghouser, Ted Konetsky, and
Jim Medloch, with Hook rating best
from past performances.
If the meet reaches the final relay
event with the result still hanging
fire, Pitt will probably pin its hopes
on Capt. Larry Tregoning, Anderson,
Stickel, and either Bud Graf or soph-
omore Regis Larkin.

but fast and a good stick-handler. compe oI x a Uli, aY sy I .
He was out of school last semester gest events on the schedule, will be Relay Team Wins end; Sharemet (Mich) third. Timer t
and so is not in the best of shape but held next week, with the fraternity Jim Welsh was the only double 2::3.3. (New pool record. Formerid
his play in practice sessions thus winner of the meet, coing home mark of 2:36.7 set by Haign of Mich-
far has indicated that he will be a and residence halls finals slated to the 220 and 440-yard free style races igan in 1939).
valuable addition to the team. be -run off at the Ohio State varsity by sizeable margins. I 440 yard free 'style: Won by Welsh
The second line will be composed meet Saturday, March 1. The Wolverine medley and free (Mich.): Thaxter (Mich.) second;'
of Bob Collins, Jimmy Lovett and The preliminaries in three di- style relay teams both scored wins. Ahigren (Iowa) third. Time 5:13.7.
Fred Heddle. Promotion of, Collins Theon ineluiinarte indtepeit 1After leading, 12 to 6 with two events 440 yard free style relay: Won by
and Heddle, thinks Lowrey, will give visions, including the idependents, gone, Iowa came back to score first Michigan (Morse, Burton, Patten, G.
the team the best offense possible will take place from 7:30 to 8:30 and second in the 50-yard free style Sharemet). Time 3:41.3.
to attain without Bob Kemp, sopho- p.m. Tuesday, ani four fraternity ~ -
more wing who was knocked out of and four dorm teams turning in 1TFB
action by Economics 53. the best times for the half-mile 7ra p er0
distance will get their chance at
CagrsReur til~Wo i~t e~r y hi Tomorrow In Final Home Meet
Ca yers Return the titles wan last ere by -Chi " 0 '
Psi and Wenley House between
Hom e To Play events on Saturday. The Indepen- By STAN CLAMAGE of three weights. Deane, Paup and!
dents will finish Tuesday or on It's high time to forget the unhap Barnett have all wrestled this year,
I]l]n *~ ul eL ncie .te>r date, deending on the py disaster against the Indiani while Bind is a sophomore who has
- lln ois eunt t11n.tries, -wrestlers, for tomorrow afternoon t yt o e atin
Wolverine grapplers will tackle ayet see action.
r ' ,tEW:) MOIj; a l-coiiuiu1s eveDts rcod team from Ohio State. Paul} and Art Faddy <aP handle
Encouraged by the sudden rever- will get underway Nt week.. .. The Buckeyes lost most of lasI either of the 155-pound or 165-pound
sal of form that has netted theum TeBcee otms fls
successive victories over their lmst and tl IraLerny swmmig pe- year's squad through graduation and matches. Sopohomore Bill Court-
twoeBi Topoets, ther Wolvs- liminarics will cut down the field for ineligibility. But the former inexper - right will be available for the 165- I
two Bige Ten opponents, the Wolve-the finals at (he Annual Open House, ienced sophomore team has gained pound clash.
fonte figrsrtrtoYst tieino e dHuerh1 threen weeksubes much finesse in their meetings this Jim Galles will again take over hisl
for the first time in over three weeks badminton ' singles and paddleball ,eason against other strong aggrega-- 175-pound fight, and Emil Lockwood
tomorrow night to entertain Coach tcorneys are the all-campus affairs tions. Tomorrow's engagement will be will probably again be forced to han-
Doug Mills' Illinois quintet. . . . Paul Israel and Seymour Mark the fourth Confrence meet for both dle the heavyweight clash.
There was a time earlier in the wi1l be defending their handball cams Ohio's best bet will be in the 155-
season wien the Illini was regarded crown against an eight-team field State has lost all thr-ee of their xouund division. At this weight will be
one of the leading contenders for the . . the paddleball tourney is a strict- Big Ten scraps to date, but all have autain Tony Montonaro, Conference
Conference crown, but ineligibility at ily undergrad competition this year been by close scores. They were nosed 145-pound champ two years ago, and
the halfway mark sabotaged the' lsyeriwa pnndEl
Champaign quintet's quest for the . . last year it was cuen, and Earl out by Illinois, 16-14, in their open- Midwest AAU champ. Tony defeated
coveted title. Rskcy. inventor of the game, copped cr. And they were nicked by Pur- Bill Combs in a dual meet last year,
oi it ehe title.,- due's Midwest AAU champs. Last but Bill turned the tables by beating
Illinois lest sensational Walter Iekagnttepwru ose otnr o h i e rwi
I (Hoot) Evers, the team's leading scor- The badminten tourney requires week aaginst the powerful Hoosier Montonaro for the Big Ten crowis.
3re, and Henry Sachs, trgad he e id rmec rn, team, Ohio lost 15-11 in their bid for Motnnja en okn oti
rg wndhenryh teamh, wasr nardh thre inebrds ofrm naici etoret, a victory against the Big Ten Cham- meet to seek revenge but Combs will
rito of e the a wh n he the lossner of bird . mth thee pions. In their other meets, they have not be available for the clash.
top of the loop, and with the loss of teuizused 51rds . . . thus there deaed hiUnvrtyndKn--
these two stalwarts went the Illini's are new birds for cach match and defated Ao U si wan nt
hopes. every e ne contributes only three . .. State. Another loss washinaurredn' w ua__Ce
At present the Orange and Black the finals will also be held at Open against Michigan Stt'owerhouse / I'1jvClsfes
hoopmen are tied for fourth place house. Cliff Keen, the Michigan coach, will en
inteCneec tnig ihprobably again be forced to present i ------ - --i h ofrnesadnswt --
Ohio State by vrtue of their five Sigmiia Chi will be defencling their a jumbled line-up. After defaulting
I vctoris and four setbacks. Revamped wim title in the fraternity meet ... . the 121-pound match, senior TomI
vc and allthe i s tills mvaae they have alrc'ady lost the dual meet Weidig will again take over his 128- -
lineup and all, the Illini still managecrown they took last year to Psi b pound tussle. In the 136-pound and
to scone plenty of points. Only last . . . the diving finals will be held 145-pound classes Keen has an abun-
Monday night, Illinois went on awild Tuesday night, but the remaining dance of material. Ray Deane, Herb
scoring orgy to bury Iowa, 56-53. events will go through only the pre- Barnett, John Paup and Jack Bird
pointsD against the who tossed iand I liminaries on Thursday. are all capable of handling either
dependable Bob Richmond, who -
scored 10, Coach Mills appears to have
found capable substitutes for his in-
eligible stars, and Illinois is still cap-
able of causing plenty of trouble for . WS/EIT of
its Big Ten opponents. Fl

Uong with ns clowning UlmUn
eam's latest addition, Wilmeth Si-
at-Singh, All-American cage and







All freshmen and varsity golfers
report at the golf nets in the
Sports Building between 1:30 and
5:30 p.m. today.
Coach Ray Courtright

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