THE MICHIGAN DAILY
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1955
PAGE SIX THE MICHIGAN DAILY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1955
Unbeaten 'M' Tankers Face MSC at Lansing
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COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCORES
Notre Dame 87, Bradley 63
LaSalle 76, Manhattan 62
Wayne 78, Omaha 67
Calvin (Mich) 71, Alma 57
Oklahoma 59, Oklahoma A&M 50
Fort Wayne 105, Philadelphia 97
Syracuse 85, Minneapolis 81
LATE HOCKEY SCORE
Boston 4, Chicago 2
Shoes Are Cage News
Stager Fears Spartans;
Battle Wildcats Saturday
Harvey Williams, ineligible for"
Monday night's game against Il-
linois will not see action against
Purdue this Saturday. Williams.
to play pro basketball, is still un-
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MSC'S SWIMMING COACH, CHARLES McCAFFREE, READIES
HIS STAR NCAA RECORD SMASHING BACKSTROKER JOHN
DUDECK FOR TONIGHT'S CLASH WITH MICHIGAN'S UN-
BEATEN WOLVERINES IN EAST LANSING.
Dolphin Kick Legalized;
Swim Records Collapse
By SOL ROSEN
Michigan's undefeated swim-
ming team will meet two Big Ten
opponents this weekend, facing
Michigan State at vast Lansing
tonight, and then travelling to
Northwestern for ^ dual meet with
the Wildcats tank squad tomorrow
The Michigan - Michigan State
clash will be the 32nd annual
meeting of the two squads, with
the Wolverines emerging victor-
ious 29 times. The Spartans, who
trailed Ohio State and Michigan
in last year's Bir Ten meet and
finished eigh*h in last year's NCAA
meet, will nevertheless provide stiff
opposition for the "ichigan swim-
The Green and White have won
four meets this season, while drop-
ping only twi. The;, split a home-
and-home series with Iowa State,
and conquered Bowling Green,
Wisconsin, and Illinois. Ocuio State
handed them their other defeat.
Dudeck Leads Spartans
The Charles McCaffree coached
squad lost only three members of
last year's squad through gradua-
tion, while retaining several out-
Heading the current Spartan
squad are Tflm Payette and John
Dudeck. Payette, who ;r captain of
the Michigan Ltatp squad, earned
All-American honors in 1952 and
1954, and is one of the top sprint-
eru in the Big Ten.
Dudeck, a junior from Detroit,
recently set an NCAA record in the
200-yard breast stroke, with the
sizzling time of 2:27.6. The two-
time All-American won the Big
Ten crown last year' in the 100-
yard breaststroke, posting a :59.7
time, and also came . third in the
200-yard breaststroke race. He
trailed )ave Hawkins in the NCAA
100-yard breaststroke e v e n t,
chalking up a :60.2 clocking,
while Hawkins covered the pool
in :59.4 seconds.
Stager Sees Trouble
Michigan swimming coach Gus
Stager feels that Michigan State
has the necessary depth to give
the Wolverines a stifr battle, de-
spite his team's six-victory no de-
Stager believes that the top race
of the evening will be the 200-yard
breast-stroke race, where Michi-
gan's Jim Thurlou and Joe Hassel-
by will meet Dudeck, the Spartan's
ace. Thurlow, a sophon. ore from
Jackson, Michigan, has posted a
2:32 time in that event.
The 50 and '.00-yard freestyle
race can also develop into a close
affair, as Ron Gora and John
O'Reilly of Michigan will vie with
Payette for honors.
"Michigan State can give us
trouble in the 300-yard medley
relay," Stager added. "If Dudeck
and Payette can Ain their events,
MSC also has some fine freestyl-
ers who can clinch victory for
Wildcats Woefully Weak
Northwestern, the Maize and
Blue's other Big Ten foe, has the
weakest squad in the Big Ten. The
Wildcats have yet to win a meet
this season, and their prospects of
downing Michigan are not bright.
Barry Burdick is the Wildcats'
outstanding threat. The burly
backstroker has hit 1:01 for the
100-yard backstroke and 2:30 for
the 200-yard backstroke. He will
probably meet Bert Wardrop in
the backstroke events.
Northwestern's other top swim-
mer is Bill Stbtson, who swims the
220 and 440 freestyle, and he will
probably be meeting Jack War-
drop, Tom Prunk and Harrison
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By BOB JONESv
A swimming rule change which
made legal the dolphin kick may
well lead to a violent change in the
Ltructure of the sport.
The dolphin, or fish-tail, as some
enthusiasts call it, was long known
to be a faster kick than the con-
ventional breast-stroke leg motion.
Only in recent months has it been
discovered that the kick is as fast,
if not faster, than the flutter kick
used in the free-style and back-
Since the collegiate swimming
season began in December, the
record for the 100 yard butterfly
has been broken so of ten as to be
getting confusing. At present it is
held, still unofficially, by Al Wig-
gins of (.)SU at :54.6. This time
represents a 2.7 second drop off
of the original butterfly record.
Perhaps the fastest time turned
in with use, of the dolphin was
that recorded by Hungarian speed-
ster Gyorgy Tumpek at Budapest
last summer. He lowered his own
world mark by 1.4 seconds with a
clocking of 1:02.3 for the 100 meter
butterfly. A good indication of the
speed lent by the kick is shown
when it is realized that any time
under a minute for the 100 meter
free-style is considered excellent.
A recent rumor has it that back-
strokers are using the fishtail
along with a simultaneous. over-
arm struke. A time in the vicinity
of :54.0 has supposedly been re-
corded by one of the nation's top
backstrokers. This method is en-
tirely within the NCAA rule for
backstroke, which states only that
contestants must push off with
their feet and swim the entire
race on their backs.
'KIEGLE RS' KEPT 'KEGELS':
Bowling Originated in Ancient Germany
Bowling, ,America's number one-
indoor sport, with up to 15,000,000
participants, had its origin quite
illogically in the religious cere-
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Over the period of years many
people have felt that bowling
stemmed from lawn bowling, when
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lation between the two sports.
The beginning of modern bowl-
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served as a general-all-around im-
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many Germans. The pin func-
tioned in strengthening the wrists
or the forearm, as a hammer, and
even on occasion was used in com-
bat, replacing the fist.
The user of this club was a
"Kegler," from which the modern
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