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ILLINOIS SECOND!
Gymnasts Third as Mighty Gophers Win

By JOE WALSH
(Special to The Daily)
Bob Schoendube, ace Michigan
gymnast, became the Big Nine
Trampoline Champion of 1948 by
a spectacular performance on the
bouncing table at Navy Pier, Chi-
cago, before an overflow crowd
last night.
t The team championship was
retained by Minnesota's red-
hot muscle squad, wit hIllinois
second, and the Wolverines far
back in the totals to capture
third place. Wisconsin and Ohio
State followed Michigan in that
order.
Schoendube was the only Mich-
igan gymnast to place in the first
three positions of any event as
the Gophers overwhelmed all op-
position, capturing four first
places, four seconds, and three
thirds. Their final total, 71 points
was 12% better than Illinois, who
Michigan's NCAA-bound ca
royal sendoff at a rally on the U
just before their departure for
The varsity cheerleaders an
be on hand to lead the crowd in
which is sponsored by the varsit

tured by Don Hedstrom, also of
had 58/2. Michigan, wh: :ended the Gophers, with Joe Herring-
third, compiled 11 points, Wiscon-; ton of Illinois placing second, andI
sin, 8'2, and Ohio State 'anchored Peterson and Zinzi tying for third.
the meet with 5 points. -The high bar event was taken
by Joe Calvetti of the Illini,
The big noise in the Ainnesota with Swanson and Patton, both
attack was Jim Peterson, Big Nine of the Gophers, finishing 2-3.
All Around Champion. -le re- Vito Zinzi,, NCAA and Big Nine
tained that title by nosing out side-horse champion, also re-I
teammate George Patton. Vito tained his title by nosing out
Zinzi, Illini captain, finished Patton and Peterson, in a
third. gruelling match.
The only bright spot in the
Peterson also successfully de- Maize and Blue scheme of things
fended his tumbling crovn, but was Schoendube's sterling work
was again close pressed:by Pat- on the trampoline.
ton. Joe Fina of Illinois Finished Although the Wolverines fig-
third. ured in pre-meet dope to take
The parallel bars event was that event, the tremendous mar
captured by Howard Swanson of gin piled up by Schoendube was l
Mintadby w Mwans of unexpected as it was sensational.
Minnesota, with Manos of .Ohio Wolverine Coach Newt LokMT1
State second, to score the Buck's
only points, and Len Bralower of praisedi satt butedpterorance
Illinois took show honors. Minnesota to the superior experi-
The flying rings event was cap- ence of the Gophers.
age squad will be treated to a ~
Jnion steps Tuesday at 5:15 p.m. W ildcatSKeep
New York-. P
d part of the Michigan band will itle
i songs and cheers, in the affair -cm"te
y committee.I\3
EVANSTON, Ill. March 13-(,

Opponents Shatter Records,
But Wolverine Depth Wins
f Cont inued from Page 1)
-___ dmark of 2:29.2 with a sizzling
Harlan to virtually wrap the 2:26.1 clocking, but Carter hadl
championship up for Michigan. just a little more as he turnedI
Evans scored 428.65 points in in a 2:26 flat clocking to smash
comparison to Anderson's winning Sohi's record.
total of 478.1. Calhoun and Bill- Bill Upthegrove took a precious
ingsley took fourth and fifth re- fifth for Michigan as Al Craig
spectively. of Northwestern was third with
Wally Ris came through to cap- Dave Lake of Iowa fourth.
Bill Smith, once the "World's
greatest swimmer" just didn't
have it in the 440 yard free style
as he finished a poor fourth. But
it was Bill Heusner of Northwest-
ern who became the new Big Nine
440 yard champion as he barely
squeaked by Michigan's "Touch-
Out" Twins Matt Mann III and
Gus Stager.
The Wildcat ace led all the way"
and a last lap kick gave him just
- the needed push to clinch the
win. Heusner was clocked in 4:56.7
to continue the record smashing
tactics but the several points
picked up by the Wolverines gave
them a commanding 15 point lead
with only the high board diving
and the 400 yard free style relay
to go.
Lenny Adell of Ohio State cap-
tured the fifth position edging]
Johnny McCarthy, Michigan's
other quarter mile qualifier.
100-yard Free Style: 1-Wally
Ris, Iowa; 2-Dick Weinberg,
Michigan; 3-Halo Hirose, Ohio
State; 4-Don Benson, Minne-
sota; 5-Bill Zemer, Ohio State.
Time: :51.5. (Betters American
Amateur record of :52 set by
CHAMPION DETHRONED . . . Johnny Weissmuller, with Illinois
Bob Sohl, alter shattering rev- A.C., in 1925)
ord marl in the aternoon r'e-

Fonville, Johnson Capture
Individual Honors in Relays
CHICAGO, March 13 - (W)-- both the low and high hurdles of
the college division, romped to his
Michigan's Charlie Fonville record-equalling performance in
set a new Illinois Tech Relay the semi-finals. The time also
shot put record last night when matched Dillard's Tech relays rec-
he heaved the 16 point iron 56 ord of last year.
feet 2 and 2 3 inches. The Wol- A meet record was bettered in
verine relay team placed see- the college divisino broad jump
ond to Notre Dame in the uni- when defending champion Lorenzo
versity. sprint. medley. relay Wright of Wayne leaped 24 feet,
event. and. Orval .Johnson 24 inches last year.
copped thl 440-yard run in 49.9 Lanky Bill Porter, Jackson,
seconds to give the Wolverines Mich., youth representing North-
a fourth place ranking in the w .estern equalled the University
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-Nortiwestern retained its Big
Nine Fencing Championship today
but was forced to the last point
of the final to stave off a skillful
team from Illinois.
Northwestern won with 28
points to the Illini's 27 when
Humphrey Sullivan of the Wild-
cats defeated Jerome Bell of Ohio
State 5-4 in the final foil bout.
Gunimmsed Up-No Gum
The Optimistic aren't so opti-
mistic today.
A recently filled gum-vending
machine installed in the "2x4"
short order house, S. University
Ave. by the Optimist Club was
stolen last night. Police believe it
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Weinberg, Michigan sprint star
finished second behind Wally
Reis of Iowa in the 100-yard
freestyle.
NEW HAVEN, Conn., March
31 - (P) - Allen Stack, Yale
swimming captain, set a 150-
yard backstroke National Col-
legiate record today as the Blue
trounced Harvard, 62 to 13, in
the Elis' pool.
Stack swam the distance in
1:30.8, improving on the 1:31.5
recorded by Harry Holiday of
the University of Michigan on
Feb. 10, 1943 at Ann Arbor.
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Harrison Dillard of Baldwin-Wal-
lace equalled the American indoor
I record of :07.8 for the 70-yard low
hurdles in the Illinois Tech Relays
today.
Finals in six events were held in
the afternoon phase of the meet
which attracted more than 700
athletes from 51 Mid-Western uni-
versities and colleges to the Uni-
versity of Chicago fieldhouse.
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liminaries was touched out by$
Keith Carter of Purdue who
churned to a 2:24 in the 220-
yard breaststroke finals for a
new Conference record.
ture his second championship as
he churned to a new Big Nine
long course record of :51.5 in the
finals of the 100-yard dash. Ris
earlier in the day broke the exist-
ing mark of :53.1 with a :52.51
clocking.
Weinberg Second
Dick Weinberg of Michigan
took second only inches behind
the Iowa flash, and Halo Hirose
of Ohio State, the defending
champ was third. Weinberg staved
off a last ditch spurt by Hirose to
edge the Buckeye tankman.
Benson of Minnesota took
fourth place and in a desperate
lunge Bill Zemer of Ohio State
edged Erv Straub of Iowa for the
fifth slot.
Keith Carter of Purdue con-
tinued his role of giant killer as
he mowed down a second Mich-
igan swimmer, Bob Sohl to add
the 200 yard breaststroke to his
already won title in the 50 yard
free style. Carter swam a foot
behind Sohl for three long lengths
and then threw a kick that was
too much for the game Wolverine.
Sohl Breaks Record
Sohl in his preliminary heat
had broken the Conference, Na-
tional Collegiate and American

SUMMARIES
200-yard Breast Stroke: 1 -
Keith Carter, Purdue; 2 - Bob
Sohl, Michigan; 3-Al Craig,
Northwestern; 4-Dick Lake,
Iowa; 5-Bill Upthegrove, Michi-
gan. Time 2:24. (Betters Big Nine
record and National Intercollegi-
ate of 2:29.2 by James Skinner,
Michigan, 1941. Betters American
Amateur record of 2:27.5 by Bill
Lucas, Olympic Club, San Fran-
cisco, Calif.. 1940 and betters mark
of 2:26.1 by Bob Sohl of Michigan
set in preliminaries this after-
noon.)
440-yard Free Stylk: 1-Bill
Heusned, Northwestern; 2-Matt
Mann, third, Michigan; 3-Gus
Stager, Michigan; 4-Bill Smith,
Ohio State; 5-Leonard Adell,
Ohio State. Time 4:56.7 (Betters
Big Nine and National Intercol-
legiate record of 5:05.1 by Jim
Welsh, Michigan, 1941.)
High Board Diving: 1-Miller
Anderson, Ohio State (478.1); 2-
Bruce Harlan, Ohio State.
(463.75); 3-Gil Evans, Michigan
(428.65); 4-Jack Calhoun, Ohio
State (393.05); 5-Hobart Bil-
lingsley, Ohio State (389.9).
400-yard Free Style Relay: 1-
Iowa (Kenny Marsh, Dlane
Draves, Erv Straub, Wally Ris);
2-Ohio State; 3-Michigan. Time
3:33.4 (Betters Big Nine, National
Intercollegiate and American Am-
ateur record of 3:37.6 by Michigan
1941.)

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