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Michigan Net Squad Noses Out Ohio State,

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Tennis Team Annexes
* s
Big Ten Championship
Post, LewIs, Gulic Win SIngles Crowns;
Guili and Roy Boucher Triumph in Doubles

Clinching three singles crowns as
well as one doubles title, Michigan's
net squad, playing off the Big Ten
finals in Chicago, last week-end also
walked off with team honors, nar-
rowly defeating a well-balanced Ohio
State squad, 18-17.
At the end of the first day of play
Michigan trailed Ohio State by two
points, as the Buckeye netters quali-
fied five men in singles competition,
while all three of the Ohio State
doubles teams as well as all three
of the Maize and Blue squads were
still undefeated. Michigan was able
to amass only eight points in singles
competition as Jinx Johnson, Jim
Frolik and Bill Ford were all beaten
in early rounds.
Three Varsity Players in Finals
This loft m rrf~~a r ln.

difficulty with his highly-touted op-
ponent and polished him off, 6-2, 6-1.
Two Ohio State players did capture
crowns, Tom Mitchell easily grab-1
bing the number two singles title
from Harry Tully of Chicago, 6-0,
6-2, while diminutive Jose Coriat
managed to eke out a victory over
Frank Clawson of Northwestern, 3-6,
6-1, 7-5.
Two Doubles Matches Played
Both the semi-finals and finals in
the doubles competition were played
the second day, and entering the
final round Michigan's number two
doubles team of Frolik and Lewis, as
well as the number three team icom-
prised of Gulic and Boucher, were
still undefeated.
Frolik and Lewis went down before
the onslaughts of the Northwestern

.ers ┬▒er number three man Meieri second team of .ArtIM
Gulic; Roger Lewis, playing in the Roper, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
fifth spot; and Dave Post, in sixth trounced Michigan the
position. They were the only Michi- fore and was heavily f
gan men to enter the final round, the title.
while Ohio State had Tom Mitchell, Gulic-Boucher Win
Alex Franklin, Jose Coriat, Bob Bow- Playing the last r
en and Dave Krenzli still eligible, meet, Merle Gulic and
In the finals Gulic came from be- captured Michigan's
hind to defeat Franklin, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2. crown, 6-1, 7-5, havin
Franklin showed a sizzling brand of culty out-pointing Fr
play in the first set but tired after and Bob Hobart of No
that, and the steady, consistent Gulic The number one sing
easily took the remaining sets, taken by Ted Park of
Lewis Wins ' - comparative dark hor
Likewise, Roger Lewis, playing a- over Walter Lum of Pu
gainst Bob Bowen of Ohio State, took 6-3, in one of the tight
the count of the Buckeye star, 6-0, liant matches of the mr
G-3, in one of the easiest matches of Ohio State's first do
the afternoon. Aris Franklin and T
Dave Post, who met Dave Krenzli managed to gain toap
of Ohio State in the finals in what division by defeating
was supposed to be one of the closest and Wallis Andersonc
matches of the entire meet, had little 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Meyerhand Bill
1.This team
week-end be-
favored to win
match of the
* Roy Boucher
only doubles
ng 'little diffi-
'rank Clawson
rthwestern.,
gles crown was
f Wisconsin, a
rse, who won
rdue, 7-5, 5-7,
est, most bril-
neet.
ubles team of
Tom Mitchell
honors in that
Jack ,Adams
of Minnesota,

ANOTHER FOR THE TWINS--Rounding a curve in the Big Ten out-
door track meet held at Champaign, Ill., Saturday, Ross and Bob Hume
lead the pack. The twins crossed the finish line together to win the
race in a dead heat.
FINE TEAM BALANCE:
Hume Boys Star as Thinclads
Take Seventh Title in Decade
,:,________

Sinksmen Win
Thid B' Ten
Title in Row
Jenswold Is Medallist
As Golfers Take Title
By 27-Stroke Margin
By RUTH ELCONIN
Living up to expectations, the Wol-
verine linksmen captured their third
successive Big Ten golf crown May 27
at Chicago.
The big surprise of the tournament
was Johnny Jenswold's winning of
the individual championship with a
score of 72. Jenswold had been play-
ing fair golf during the season and
his top mark was against Detroit
May 20, when he carded a 74 which
made him top man for both teams.
He came to Michigan last July in
the V-12 unit, and had previously
attended Detroit Tech. At Detroit
Tech he occupied a position on the
hockey team, and during the past
season played on the Michigan sex-
'tet.
Marcellus Is Runner-Up
Phil Marcellus, captain of the Wol-
verine linksmen, and Jack Culp of
Purdue tied for second place by post-
ing 155's, but Marcellus won a coin
toss for the runner-up medal. Mar-
cellus had a slow start this year, as
in past seasons, but he began to hit
his normal pace when the linksters
has been maintaining a fast clip
encountered Ohio State May 13, and
since then.
Jim Harris of Minnesota, who was
on Yale's championship team last
season, took third place in the indi-
vidual playoffs .when he carded a 78.
Tews Is Consistent
.The other members of the cham-
pionship team, John Tews, Tom Mes-
singer and Paul O'Hara, all played
top golf and were in rare form to aid
their teammates in copping Michi-
gan's eighth Conference title. Of
the trio, Tews shot the best score
with a 156 for the match. He was
followed by Messinger who carded
a 159, while O'Hara's mark for the
afternoon was 160.
Tews has been the most consistent
player on the squad, shooting in the
70's all season, and it was mainly
due to him that the golfers beat Ohio
State here after suffering a 12-6 de-
feat at Columbus. During the eight
match schedule, Messinger and O'-
Hara's scores ranged in the high 70's
and low 80's.
Michigan Beats Out Purdue
Pacing a field of eight schools,
Michigan won the team title with a
623, and the second place team, Pur-
due, had & score of 650. Third spot
went to Minnesota as the Gophers
carded 653. Ohio State followed with
654, while Wisconsin's 664 gave them
fifth place. Northwestern and Illinois
were sixth and seventh respectively
with marks of 667 and 669. Indiana
was represented by only two men, and
the Hoosiers could not therefore com-
pete for the team title. Iowa and
Chicago were not entrants.
The match against the University
of Detroit May 20 closed the Wol-
verine's 1944 golf schedule with the
record standing at six victories a-
gainst two defeats, suffered at the
hands of Notre Dame and Ohio State.

LOWdown on Sports
A.sci.eSpotsEdto

TURN BACK the pages to June 2, 1923. The strains of "The Victors"
could be heard throughout the land, for on that day Michigan won her
fifth and sixth Conference championships of the years. Steve Farrell's
trackmen captured the meet with 57%1 points to the Illini's 57, while the
baseball team, which had won 11 Big Ten tilts, automatically took the
crown as its last game with Wisconsin was rained out.
Previously the Wolverines had garnered the Big Ten title in foot-
ball, cross country, indoor track and tennis. Five of these teams boasted
unblemished records in Conference comuetition, while' the sixth, out-
door track, had only a dual meet loss to Illinois to mar its record. That
year the basketball and hockey teams finished in the runnerup spot,
while the swimmers (Matt Mann had not yet arrived on the scene)
finished in sixth place.
This past week-end Maize and Blue squads on three fronts came
through with three Conference titles, while the fourth team, baseball,
swarmed all over Indiana in a two-game series to remain undefeated in
Big Ten competition. In its quest to regain the crown they lost to Ohio
State last year, the nine is now a game ahead of second place Minnesota
whose won-lost record is 6 to 1.
The track, tepnis and golf teams all came out on top in the meets
this last week-end, but only the later squad had an easy time of it.
Coach Ray Courtright's golfers finished 27 strokes ahead of runnerup
Minnesota as Johnny Jenswold took medalist honors with a 36-hole
total of 153. Captain Phil Marcellus tied for second with a 155 card,
while number one man John Tews posted a 156.
T HE THINCLADS rolled up 70 points to take the track meet from Illinois,
whose second place total of 58 1 10 was far too short. It was team bal-
ance against individual stars as the Wolverines spread-eagled the field by
placing 22 men in all but one of the 14 events on the program. Michigan
failed to place in the 440 as Bob Ufer, indoor quarter-mile champ, could
not compete because of a leg injury incurred last week. Ufer was on the
sidelines, however, cheering his mates on to ultimate victory. It must have
seemed peculiar to the "Hose" to be forced to sit by and not be able to
compete, but the old do-or-die spirit was still there and Bob's words of praise
and encouragement did a lot for the morale of the team.
With ten minutes to go before the half mile, Ken Doherty looked at
his "dope sheet" and saw that the Wolverines were eight points behind,
figuring wlaat hid already happened and what was probably going to
happen. He ran into the training room and summoned Captain Bob
Hume. "Get out there and warm tip," he told the congenial leader. Bob
got on the track with only six minutes to go. As Doherty was about to
ask Hume to run because the Varsity needed every extra point, the iron
man of the team volunteered to run the half., He then proceeded to
take not only a second behind fleet-footed Bob Kelley, but to also help
pull Dick Barnard and George Vetter along. It is just this sort of
leadership that has enabled the Wolverine trackmen to finish the
season unbeaten.
Two Changes Proposed at NCAA
NEW YORK, May 29.-(/P)--College fooball coaches voted unanimous
disapproval of the intentional out-of-bounds kickoff late today and sent a
recommendation to Lt. Col. William Gingham of Harvard, chairman of the
NCAA rules committee, that his group meet as early as possible to consider
two changes in the playing code.
The first suggested rule change would put the ball in play following an
out-of-bounds kickoff on the receiving teams' 45-yard line instead of on
the 35. Use of a one-inch tee at the kickoff also was suggested.

Double Victory over Hoosiers
13rings Nine Closer to Crown

Led 1
betweer
pointsa
of six a
igan ti
victory
seventh

Michigan's baseball team moved
two notches closer to the Western
Conference championship Saturday
by taking both ends of a double-
header from a surprisingly weak In-
diana nine, 14-3 and 12-1.
With only two Big Ten contests
remaining the Wolverines have an
excellent chance to become the eighth
Michigan squadto bringra Confer-
ence crown to Ann Arbor this sea-
son. The two games still to be played
are scheduled for July 10 here in a
twin-bill with a strong Purdue club.
Coach Ray Fisher's squad had a
field day at Bloomington, pounding
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out 30 hits in the two contests while track cx
Michigan pitchers, Bo Bowman and Stand
Elroy Hirsch wereholding the Hoo.. from th
siers to nine. Included among the Illionis'
barrage were three homers, two by three f
Don Lund and one by Elmer Swan- man B
son; and triples by Elroy Hirsch, who tui
Bruce Blanchard and Charlie Ket- of the d
terer. and tw
Michigan went into the game look- space o
ing for a hard battle against a scrap- Bobr
py freshman outfit which only the place w
week before had upset a highly-rated and 60
Purdue nine and just missed turning in the
the trick twice. However, the Hoo- ne
sier pitcher Kermit Wahl and GeneOrange
Seifert, were no match for the Maize quarter
and Blue sluggers, a 1:54
Neither Bowman nor Hirsch was 25-mina.
forced to extend himself at any stagemile. t
as their teammates handed them miladd
ample leads in the early frames. Bow-t.ad
man missed a shutout when the Hoo- point to
siers rallied to tally three runs in The-
the eighth on a pair of hits and two twins w
errors. Indiana got its lone marker the rul
off Hirsch's delivery in the sixth. balance
Michigan's next foe is Notre Dame, the titl
a team which the Wolverines trim- 24 men
med twice earlier in the season. The 12 of th
Irish ran into a losing streak after times ai
the first Michigan series but have just a s
since hit the victory trail again and ols int
will be out for revenge. The two con- clocked
tests will be played Friday and Sat- of the y
urday at South Bend. In th
DAILY OFFICIAL
(Continued from Page 2) for all
Rackham Amphitheatre at 8 o'clock, don't ca
Tuesday, June 6. The initiation will other ts
be followed by a reception in the dance s
Assembly Hall. All members are in- Form
vited to attend. againr
Crayon Drawings: For a perfect There
likeness of yourself, come to the USO cHg, a
and have a drawing made by Mrs. who wa
John Bradfield. It's colored and it's
darn neat. Make an appointment for
any hour from 1 to 5 on Friday after-
noon.
Dancing Class: On June 2 the be-
ginners class will begin under the
expert direction of Lt. Flegal. A
series of six lessons are given and
you'll know how to dance when you're
through. Time: 7 to 8 p.m.
Friday Night Fun: Once more the I
USO puts on a Friday night dance
I1

By BUD LOWE
by Bob and Ross Hume, who
n them collected a total of 21
and ran an aggregate distance
and one-half miles, the Mich-
rack team scored a decisive
over Illinois to capture their
Western Conference outdoor
rown in the last ten years.
dout performer of the meet
e spectator's point of view was
'Buddy Young, who garnered
irsts. However, it was iron
ob Hume, Wolverine leader,
rned in the most amazing feat
day when he ran the mile, 880
o-mile distances all within the
f an hour and a half.
ran a dead-heat tie for first
ith brother Ross in the mile,
minutes later doubled back
half to push Bob Kelley,
and Black star who won the
in addition to the 880, to
performance. With only a
ute rest, Captain Bob tripled !
Scapture a third in the two-
Ross took the two mile in 9:56
five more points to his 9/2-
tal.
performances of the Hume
'as the exception rather than
e, however, as it was team
and not individuals that won
e for the Wolverines. Of the
who competed, 22 placed; and
hese men turned in their best
nd distances. John Eisley was
tep behind winner Dave Nic-
the high hurdles as he was
in :15.1, by far his best time
year.
he low hurdles Jack Martin
servicemen to enjoy. If you
are to dance, there are a lot of
hings to do down here. The
tarts at 8 p.m.
al Fun: The USO does it
with another formal dance!
will be an orchestra for dan-
nd it's a' good one. Junior
es, orchestra, refreshments-
nts more?

was the victor when Buddy Young,
trying for his fourth title, fell flat
on his face five yards from the tape.
Martin ran :24.5 in water that com-
pletely covered the track for what was
undoubtedly his best race of the sea-
In finishing fourth in the 880,
George Vetter ran 1:57.6, by far his
best effort of the year. Seeing Vet-
ter place fourth in such excellent
time probably pleased Coach Ken
Doherty as much as anything else
that occurred at the meet.
Dick Barnard, who was doubling
back after grabbing a fourth in the
mile, finished just ahead of Vetter in
the half. Barnard's 1:55.9 was ex-
ceptionally good considering he had
done a' 4:28.4 mile only one hour,
earlier.
PLAYER G AR3 H Pct.
Manko'...........2 3 2 .667
Nussbaumrer ......12 31 ' 13 .419
Blanchard........4 56 23 .411
Hirsch...........5 16 6 .375
Gregor..........13 50 17 .340
Phelps...........5 3 1 .333
Kell .............4 3 1 .333,
Lund ............14 46 15 .326
Swanson .........14 46 13 .283
Farnyk ..........14 53 14 .264
Wiese ............10 23 6 .261
Schmidtke ........2 4 1 .250
Bowan ......... 6 18 4 .222
Ketterer.........14 50 10 .200
Stevenson ........14 49 7 .143
Nelson ...........1 2 0 .000
Hackstadt ........ 1 1 0 .000
Team Average . .14 453 136 .300
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