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TUsDAY, NOV. 2,194

Track Team

Loses Stars; Swim ers





Migan Golf Doherty to Build New
T eam Is Still Team A bout 'Little Guys

rraki,.g ut OSU Wins Conference
an -Meet by 66-61 Score

Ben Smith Ties rTae
For Individual Honors;
Marcellus New Captain

N etters Wind Upy
In 5th Place in
Conferenee Pkiy
Roy Bradley Captur
-Conference Crown iR
Fourth S~iugles Group

Wolverine linksmen last season re-
tained the Conference champion-
ship, while their captain. Ben Smith,
star performer for three seasons.
was tying Jim Teale of Minnesota
for individual honot's.
lMarcelus Is Cajtain
The Michigan golfers. Smith, 1944
captain-elect Phil MVarcellus, Bob
Fife, "Bonny" Bonisteel and Bill Lu-
dnlph. under Coach Ray Courtright's
capable tutelage again stowed away
the coveted Big Ten award they had
captured the year before here in Ann
Arbor. In gaining their seventh Con-
ference' crown the Maize and Ble
nosed out Northwestern by only a
few strokes.
Its 1943 season was good. although
the team was dogged by extrexitely
poor weather conditions and bad
breaks. Off to a bad start, the team
quickly recovered, and went oxn to
become champions when the team's
chances for r epeating its 1942. per-
formance were considered only fair.
Defeated by Wildcats
The players lost their first regu-
larly scheduled Big :Ten- meet to
Northwestern in a closely contested
match where Lady Luck refused to
smile on the Wolverines. The next
week, however, the Maize and Blue
came back to defeat N'otre Dame and
Michigan State in a non-conference
triangular match held here at the
University course. Latecr on in the
season the varsity beat Ohio State
Dspie these victories team chan-
ces appeared only "fair" to Coach
Courtright for copping the Big Ten
title because the'team was considered
better at match play than at medal
score contests. Yet when team totals
were added Michigan nosed out
Northwestern and all team members

Desyt he lo ATofNevealou such mainstays as Capt. David Mat- Continued froni Page 1
sitg meers of Michigan' .ut thews. Ldn Alkon; Will Glas, Bob Se- --- . - ---
dooand Outdoors Cofercea Chi- gula. aiid Chuck Pinney, all point (Michigan's guard who made All-
poship Takteam of Is a inr last year,'s evrhlesc meethe fac American) and our Alex Agase. Re-
Coach Ken Doherty is rapidly ad- tht mst ofs the little guys" of the gardless of what the experts said or
'43 sauad are returning, thought I could see only one guard
'The little gus are so called be- nteie-Fnk.
ca~use of the small but all important "Julie had it all over Agase from
part each riolaed in Mlchigah's~ start to finiish. Wed all. kniew it.
sniashing outdocr victory in over- And we all respected his high-plw-
coigthe handicap of being unable e'red charges through our line, lie
to cop; a' sIngle first place, but yet ,s couln't be s 'ppd like n
ngth ra ofh tal0n arthe He ordinary man. It' took co'ncentra-
~ ~ ~ twins Rioss and Bob, Longa "Jawn" iton' and coop~r'ationl of the whole
:~~f'.'. Rokboirough and- Art Upton. .Bb side of- the lnti. And even then it
H'ulne is captain-elect of this season's didn't work very often."
f'res1Iiiv n Wifr uH We recalled the game also. Franks
.'Thes sicjti has b&en' strengthencd gaimed a few more notces in hi
by thP additidn of scveial fr-eshnisn; All-Amnerican ranking that day. And c
includiid Al Surns. ace highPijun'tder Craig made lile rniscrable for our
from Chicago. Tli i- Withcrspoon, Wolverines. But with Fi'anks and
sprint sensation from Detroit. and Wsetin there we had little to
Claude Ytmg, th& hiighly publicized wryaot
A.A.U Junor Ch theo Sqn a in'10 Another battalion gave a great
meters. w/ho wvill join th qadi duthwestern athlete to Uncle Sam.
Februaiy. The Navy and Marm exsA&Msnissnatnan
COACH KEN DQHERTY traincss are expected to yield con- Texnas Ah&g en itms senatpional Pte-
siderable talent t6 the thinclads. all Watkins, to Knox. -Pete buried his
vancing plans to build next season's of which shbuild please mrintor Do- jumping instincts when he grabbed
team around some of last year's les- hjry.up a gun. "There's no room for the
ser lghts NigShotUpsetwo in my progr'am,now," he told me.
.Confronted early with the loss of Many Micfhigan fans remember the Maybe his jurmping ability may aid
--------.- --.--------- - domebackt made by the poorly con- .him some day on the fighting front.
were among the Conference leaders. ditionied Wolverines' after being upset
Smith Stars Again by the Illini'sqflad at Champaign. Bob' ND THEN we moved to Chain-~
Added to these honors was Cap- Uf i'idingK the crest' of a wave of 'paign. Ill.. where the Army
tain Smith's performance against vidi's, was dtii'mped 15y the r ayidly screened its soldier's for special study
Teale, the Gopher star. Ben had improving Bob Kelley, who later won in assorted college courses. Here too
been a brilliant star for three years, the Conference crown. Chuck Pinney were athletic greats in the role of
and played consistently good golf and John Roxhorough, both Indoor soldiers.
,'incc jo'ning the team. He carded a champions in their respective events, edywiiewln an h
3-11 for the 76 holes in the Big Ten were also defeated by the young and lini daymwhil witi an, h
ICconferencc meet to tie with Jim. inexperienced Illinois racers. These lilini caml ps ditrike Dnn-,
The team for the coming season men were also defeated in thc su- fre al prsc~ow o
is. of course, uncertain. At present preme test for the Big Ten Chain-
ar arine tri nees here atscshool guys"i were suficientlye eippe to J9 3 W
|Smith had been graduated, and is plug the second and third spots, and
| ttending Midshipman's school at bag another title for the Varsity!
SAbbott Hall. Fife probably will not Coach Doherty urges all freshmen Iih n
| behere butMarcellus will, of course, to come out and lend support to the Date
be back. Navy and Marine men sta- new Michigan team which will hope ___
tioned here may augment the squad to duplicate its 1942-43 campaign No.6Indiana I
Coach Courtright will develop.Nv.6
r eT~hE'r YOUR MONEY" Nov. 0
$ an AiiinlNv 7
U Nov.w

Ntonal Collegiate, adNational Michigan's tennis team ran' into
AAU, it was Michigan that provided Iplenty of tough comipetition t
*.:. ."" one of the sensations of the year in pig n o nd u h es~
backstroker Harry Holiday who de- spraing andt woin the fee sppe
Ss.'.'s"..~. ~ ackstop ev eohd teefed and taking only one individual chain-
~ .~.~"" '~*'\. - .in~ g title holder his first defeat since pionship. that of Roy Bradley's in the
~ .~,:,:~ . ,~ ~1935. Holiday also took the National number four singles. ,-
- Collegiates and the Conference, the The numnbir three doubles cor -
Slatter im record time. Harry teamednainfCatn-etMreBrw
- wtPato se anw Americn reordny and Ray Boucher got to the finals
...,. -i the 300-yard medl e a reodin this meet.
--This year many of the stars~ are The inter-school competitiond
- gone. as they are at other schools, but none too well by the Weir men eithewr.
~. in the words of Matt Mann, "Mich-
ig an will carry on." In the sprints Only one veteran, Jinx Johnson, sntd
the Varsity will have Mert Church sophomore letterman, Fred Welld-
and Charlie Fries, both who are clas- ton, helped compose' the team ta
\ ~Isified 4F, besides Ace Corey who is suffered their worst season in the
in the Marine program on campus. years that Weir has been coach. 'The
- In the distance events the Maize and team won- five and lost four, droppin~g
Blue has John McCarthy and fresh- all their conference matches. G.r
man Paul Maloney, who took the Na- One Man Seeded .
COACH MATT MANN Itional AAU outdoor long distance anld As a result, only one of the Wal-
- - one mile crowns this past summer. verine singles players was seededl in
MatAround this nucleus Mann plans to the Conference championships. How-
tional Collegiate titles since Matbuild what he calls a "representative ever, Michi'gan's number two and
first came here in 1925. Michigan team." three doubles teams made a brilliant
Ohio State snatched the Crown Ohio State's Buckeyes, who have showing early in the season and, con-
frcm the Varsity when they amassed been the Wolverines chief rivals for sequently, earned top seeding in the
66 points to 61 for the Wolverines. Western Conference swimmiing su- meet.
The two teams battled right down to premacy for the last decade, have The number three duo of Brown
- - -lost every man of their great team and Boucher finished the season un-
ticed' a well-built soldier saunter- from last year with the exception of defeated, playing in eight out of nine
ing down the street. "That's Bob Keo Nakama, their Hawaiian dis- contests. Johnson and Bradley,
Shaw, Ohio State's All-American tance star. No other squad in the Weir's number two doubles comb.ina-
end and shot putter," Mlke~ said. Big Ten could match the power of tion, also captured eight wins, drop-
Arid Shaw was no longer exercis- Michigan and Ohio, and so it prob- ping a lone match to Brill Maxwell
ing his athletic talents. The Army ably will be another two team affair and Earl May of Michigan State in
was his arenla. again this year. Ithree sets.
ternConfrence Football Schedule

Mvichigan didn't win the Western the finish, the margin of victory be-
Conference swimming crown last year inig provided by the fact that sprinter
--and, brother, that's really news for ICharlie Fries was ill with pneumonia.
Matt Mann's charges have made a Despite the fact that Mike, Peppe's
lhit of colle'ting' Big Ten and Na- Bukeyscpue h ofrne





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The University' of M9ichigan boasts ty orrpsii.inhagef
of a staff of' coaches known through- Ithe freshman track candidates.
out the nation for their exceptional IManii Produces Champs
ability and long experience. One of the most outstanding rec-'
Coached' by former major league ords held by any member of the
ball pl9.yer~ Ray Fisher, the Maize Michigan coaching staff is that of
anid "h"e bassball teams have brought IMatt Mann. the swimming' coach.
much fame td lMichigan' athletics. ISince 1925. Mann has produced 14
After playing vWith the New York conference championship teams, and
Yankees and the Cincinnati Reds, 12 squads that have' gained' intercol-
Coach Fisher joined the Michigan Ilegiate championships. The 1940 sea-
staff in 1921. Last spring his team son was perhaps the most outstand-
won dight gnd lost four. Thirteen af ing one. That squad won the Big
the original 25 gamies were cancelled. Ten, the N'ational. Intercollegiate and
IOosterbaan Coaches Cagers Ithe National AAU crowns.
No Michigan fan can forget the Leroy Weir h~as been in charge of
famous gridiron exploits of Bennic the tennis activities for the past five
Oosterbaan who made the All-Amer- :'years. His team won the conference
Ican football' teani for three consecU- championship in 1940.
tive years. At present Oosterbaan is Another star performer in his cal-
'head basketball coach . and assists legiate days was Ray Courtright, who
has produced many Big Ten chamn-
~ piobhship golf teams and stans such
aes Ben Smith. "Chuck" Kocsis, and
J'ohnny l1isher. Since Coach Court-
right took over Cliff Keen's position,
~tmci .S/6/i t~!also, as wrestling coach wvhen he
RT * went into service.
Michigan's hockey teams have been
7not too successful in the past two
or three years due to lack of mate-
I ial for championship performance.;
Coach Eddie Lowrey is a former stan
performer of the Ottawa Senators
before joining the Michigan coaching





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