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AY, DECEMBER 10, 1952





Natators' Hopes
Rest on Veterans

McKennell in Comeback;
SparksWolverine Sextet


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Cagers Far Ahead of Last Year's Pace

Michigan's hopes in the fast ar-
riving 1952-53 swimming season
will be pinned mainly on the in-
dividual medley, freestyle and free-
style relay events.
In the other events, such as the
backstroke, breaststroke, medley
relay and diving, Michigan boasts
plenty of depth, but no outstand-
ing swimmers.
BURWELL "BUMPY" Jones will
pace the field once again in the
individual medley. Jones, an Olym-
pic veteran, has swept nearly all
honors in the event, taking titles
in the Big Ten, National Collegiate
meet, and both the National AAU
indoor and outdoor meets. The De-
troit sophomore has set records in
all of them except the Big Ten.
Jones will be backed up by junior
Tom Benner of York, Pa.
The freestyle events, both the
distance and sprints, will see
Michigan again pacing the field.
In the sprints, the Maize and
Blue will have Don Hill, one of
the top sprinters in the coun-
try, and Tom Benner, who usual-
ly finishes right behind Hill.
Other good sprinters include
John Ries, Pete Dow, and Don
The long distance freestyle
events will have Jones swimming
again, along with sophomore Ron
Gora, another Olympic tankman.
Gora did not see action last sea-
son, but as a high schooler at Chi-
cago's Lane Tech, was undefeated.
Wally Jeffries, the captain of this
year's squad, will also be in the
distance freestyle, along with sen-
ior Wayne Leengrin.
s s
collegiate champion freestyle re-
lay team of last season will be
back intact. The team, which
roared to an NCAA meet record of
:25.6, is composed of Jeffries,
Jones, Benner, and Hill. Of course,
Michigan coach Matt Mann will
probably juggle the personnel of
the relay teams considerably dur-
ing the season.
The medley relay team is still
in a nebulous form, with almost
every swimmer on the squad
getting a shot at it.
In the breaststroke, a team can-
not lose the world's number one
breaststroker and not feel the loss.
This Is the case with Michigan
having lost John Davies, Olympic
national and AAU breaststroke
champ. They also lost Big Ten
champ breaststroker Stuart El-
liot, co-captain of last years squad
with Davies.
* * *
MANN WILL HAVE to rely on
second semester freshman Glenn
Miller, Detroit city champ, Ed Fur-
Deadline, for independent
basketball teams to register at
the IM office is Sat., Dec. 13.
-Earl Riskey
dak, a sophomore, who swam on
the record breaking American
breaststroke relay squad, second
semester freshman BobMarans,
and juniors Dick Spero and Tom
Case, both of whom haven't seen
action for two years, to carry the
breaststroke load.
The backstroke is similar to
the breaststroke situation, with
no really outstanding swimmer
on call. John Chase, a junior who
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200 yard backstroke long course,
will probably be the main Wol-
verine threat. He will be backed
up by sophomore Don Potter,
and Medical school freshman
Basil Considine.
Diving is also rather weak, but
the coaches expect some improve-
ment over last season. Sophomore
Jim Walters, former Illinois State
high school champion from New
Trier, will carry the brunt of
Michigan's diving chores. Bud
Hurd, a sophomore, and Junior
Andy White, wall also dive for the
Maize and Blue.
* * *
IT IS unfortunate for Michi-
gan that freshmen are barred from
competition this season, for there
are some of the very fine ones on
the way up. The Wardrup brothers
from Scotland, Jack and Bert, are
JTack was the captain of the
British Olympic team, and plac-
ed fifth in the Olympic quarter
mile, while Bert was the num-
ber one backstroker in the Brit-
ish Isles, and placed sixth in the
Two other top freshmen are the;
champion high school backstrok-;
er of America, Jim Kruthers, and
Don Sharpe, a breaststroker from
Australia who finished third in
the British Empire games.
Other freshmen with promising
records include Cris Keller, the
high school diving champ of Penn-
sylvania, Jim McCullough, the
high school driving king from
Iowa, Bob Knox, who holds the
national interscholastic record in
the 100-yard free style and Ray
Babin, who was the Detroit back-
stroke champion in 1950.;
M~ichigan .Rifle
Quintet fTakes
The University of Michigan
Men's Rifle Team won the first
of three matches in the Eastern
Division of the Big Ten at East
With the total score of 1395,
U-M topped Michigan State's 1379,
Ohio State's 1375, and Purdue's
George Beckwith, NR '53, shot
283 points to lead the five-man,
team including Ralph Hoffman,
Eugene Woodruff, John McCloy,
and James Ryan.
The team is made up of the best
scorers in the U-M Men's Rifle
Club of 29 members. Therefore the
team may be different students for
each match. Although the team
holds a postal match every week,
when they mail their scores to
other schools, they travel to other
schools five times a year.

John McKennell appears to be
well on his way to a fine come-
back if last Saturday's hockey
game is any indication.
McKennell, Michigan's left wing
on the first line, looked like the
McKennell of two years ago as
he darted inside the St. Lawrence
defense for two Wolverine goals
in the 6-1 lacing of the Larries.
* *' *
HIS FINE performance raised
coach Vic Heyliger's hopes con-
siderably since the 22 year old sen-
ior's play will have an important
bearing on the Wolverines' suc-
cess in defending their NCAA
Two years ago as a sophomore,
McKenneil broke Into the Mich-
igan lineup with a bang, bag-
ging 31 goals and assisting on
21 others for an aggregate of 52
points, enough to place him third
among the Wolverine scorers.
This encouraging first season
promised a bright future for the
Toronto red-head, but for some
reason or other, things didn't
click for McKennell last year and
he was unable to even halve his
goal total of the previous season.
HE NETTED only 15 goals, and
combined with 20 assists, he had
a total of 35 points for the year,
a far cry from the 52 collected in
his initial season.
According to Heyliger, Mc-
Kennell lacked the aggressive-
ness that could have made him
a great player last year. He was
fancy around the net and a top
flight stick handler, but he
seemed to have little spark ex-
cept in occasional spurts.
However, the 1951-1952 season
has gone by the boards. Last Sat-
urday, the 150 pound left wing
brought back memories of his
sophomore year, especially with
his solo dash that flashed the light
on the Wolverines' sixth and final
PICKING UP A loose puck in
his own zone, he brought the
crowd to its feet as he faked past
three St. Lawrence defenders be-
fore finally discarding the disc

behind the helpless Larrie goalie,
Bill Sloan.
His other goal came early in
the second period when he turn-
ed a three way pass play into
Michigan's second marker.
This type of play indicates a
great season ahead for the clever
left winger and if it materializes,
Michigan's already tough first line
could become one of the highest
scoring units in collegiate hockey.
* * * *
CAPTAIN John Matchefts and
right wing Earl Keyes are the
other members of the line.
McKennell first started playing
hockey in Toronto's public school
leagues and gradually progressed
in the Canadian amateur hockey
ranks, culminating his pre-college
career with the Toronto Marlboros
of the tough Ontario Hockey

... on comeback trail

Pertinent facts in the wake. of
Michigan's record-breaking 85-78
defeat of Pittsburgh:
Coach Bill Perigo's fast-break-
ing Wolverines have racked up
165 points in their initial two con-
tests, surpassing last year's two-
game total by a full 64 tallies.
OVER THE same two-game
span, the Maize and Blue defense
has allotted 150 scores (a 75-per-
game average), 27 more than at
the similar time during the 1951-
52 campaign.
Things were looking pretty
dim a year ago as the Wolver-
ines dropped their first two en-
counters. Central Michigan hu-
miliated the locals, 60-43, and
Butler coasted to a 63-53 win.
What's more, Coach Ernie Mc-
Coy's guards weren't scoring. Five
of them saw action against But-
ler, and they came out with a net
total of only four points.
THIS YEAR there has been a
complete reversal. Michigan hop-
ped on Marquette, 80-72, to sur-
pass last year's highest point pro-
duction by nine counters, and then
went on to turn back Pittsburgh,
85-78, and set a school scoring
record in the process.
The victory over Pittsburgh
was sparked by guards Don Ead-
dy, Ray Pavichevich and Cap-
tain Doug Lawrence who com-
bined for a 40-point output.
Other Big Ten hoop squads have
been showing signs of point-get-
ting power in the two weeks be-
fore the eonference campaign gets
under way.

sota opened up with two clear-cut
triumphs, one a 79-63 lacing of
Bradley and the other a 76-71
score over Xavier of Ohio.
Lightly-regarded Wisconsin has
Pick Balzhiser
Dick Balzhiser, varsity full-
back, has been honored with a
position on the first All-
Chemical All-American foot-
ball team. The squad is made up
of students majoring in either
Chemistry or Chemical Engi-
neering. All are playing for ma-
jor college teams. Balzhiser is
a junior in the Engineering Col-
chipped in with some court fire-
works in a pair of easy victories.
CENTER PAUL Morrow collect-
ed 25 points in a 76-55 conquest
of Marquette, and came back with
a 24-point harvest as the Badgers
downed Loyola of New Orleans,
Indiana opened its season by
trampling Valparaiso, 95-56,
but a field goal with two seconds
remaining gave underdog NotreI
Dame a surprise 71-70 win over
the Hoosiers last weekend.
With a dependable pivot oper-

ator still lacking, Iowa has split
even in two contests, beating But-
ler, 62-52, and then dropping s
one-point decision to Oklahoma.
MICHIGAN STATE captured its
opener by 11 points over Marquette
and remains idle until the Christ-
mas holidays, while defending con-
ference champion Illinois is yet
to see action.
Wolverine Stars
Face Vagabonds
A duel between two of basket-
ball's biggest performers is in the
offing tomorrow night when the
Ann Arbor Wolverine All-Stars
meet a touring Detroit Vagabond
Kings five at the Ypsilanti High
School gymnasium.
Seven-foot Bill Spivey, former
University of Kentucky All-Amer-
ica, will gain the startingsnod at
center for the Vagabonds, while
6=-11 Bob Hahn, erstwhile North
Carolina State middle-man, is
slated to go for the local cagers.
Also in the All-Star lineup of
ex-Michigan cage greats are Jiro
Skala, captain of last year's squad,
Mack Suprunowicz, 1949 All-Aimer-
ica selection, and Bill Putich,
Michigan's Rose Bowl football
captain in 1950.

Sig Eps, Pilams Reach Finals
In I-M Volleyball Competition

Sigma Phi Epsilon and Pi Lamb-'
da Phi advanced to the finals of
the fraternity volleyball league
last night by virtue of victories
over ZBT and Sigma Chi respec-
Other I-M results last night
137-Allan .Levy (Wenley) pinned
Robert Hypes (Allen-Rumsey), 3:05;
Dave struthers (Strauss) defeated
James Fehlig (Hinsdale), 6-2; John
Gleason (Allen-Rumsey) defeated Ali
Owbadi (Adams), 6-4; Irving Stewart
(Hinsdale) pinned Harry Alexon (Hay-
den), 1:30.
147-John Schaupp (Delta Tau Del-
ta) pinned James Hubbell (Sigma Phi
Epusilon), 2:24; Thomas Dyckman
(sigma Chi) defeated Thomas Waltz
(Sigma Phi Epsilon), 6-5; Ned McClel-
lan (Delta Tau Delta) defeated Paul
Richman (SAM), 9-2; Jim Stadler
pinned Donald Markas (Sigma Phi
Epsilon), 2:45.
157-Harry Athenson (Phi Delta The-
ta) pinned Ronald Fox (Phi Lamb-
da Phi), 3:17; Dick Hineman (Theta
Xi) defeated Thomas sawyer (Phi
Delta Theta), forfeit; Carl Kaltwas-
ser (Sigma Chi) pinned Lawrence
Gutman (Pi Lambda Phi), 2:10; Rich-

ard Young (SAE) pinned Ben Wil-
liams (Beta Theta Pi), 1:37.
167-James Schaefer (Sigma Phi Ep-
sijon) defeated John Andrae (Phi
Delta Theta), 2-0; Siefried Heuser
Beta Theta Pi) defeated Jerry Mortas
(Phi Kappa Tau), forfeit; George Mil-
roy (Phi Epsilon Kappa) pinned Galt-
Jo Gurksema (Beta Theta Pi), 3:22;
William Stason (Sigma Chi) pinned
Douglas Roby (Phi Delta Theta), 1:55.
Heavyweight-Charles Kaminsky (Al-
len-Rumsey pinned Hugh Banninga
(Wenley), 2:06; William Dunn (Gom-
berg) pinned Harry Carson (Michi-
gan, 3:49; Richard Todoroff (Hinsdale)
defeated Adam Roth (Strauss), (ref-
eree's decision)



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... Allen E. Galson, Cornell University, 1953
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hat is our system of training programs; de.
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