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EMBER 18, 1957

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

~EMBER 18, 1957 THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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BY JIM BAAD
Winter Business
WITH THE PASSING of fall and football, the wintry blasts bring
a new function to Head Coach Bennie Oosterbaan and staff-
recruiting. This "bad business" of collegiate athletics which does
so'much for the caliber of play received a real shot in the arm in
the Big Ten last year. This shot in the arm,'in the form of the basis
of need aid plan which cuts out the money bidding for players, also
was a boost for the men who do the gathering of talent for Michigan.
Oosterbaan feels that the new policy is a big help in the following
way. The product for exchange is no longer dollars for a players'
ability, but an education as expense free as necessary. Selling educa-
tional advantages of his school is definitely an easier task materially
and morally. We've got plenty to offer and you don't have to sneak
around in performing the job.
"Not' only is it easier," says Oosterbaan, "but it's also more
pleasant. It's no good at all when you have to start talking money, and
sometimes we used to have to do it."
Both Oosterbaan and athletic head H. O. "Fritz" Crisler dislike
the whole business of recruiting. Crisler has stated his feeling-
"Recruiting was becoming nothing more than a rat race. That's the
biggest reason I quit coaching." Oosterbaan feels the same way but
has hopes for the new program.
"Now the thing we talk about when a prospective football player
comes to see us is the advantages he will have in getting his education
at Michigan. Comparatively it's our strongest point and since we have
to sell something, it's a better situation all around.
Special Kind of 'Scouts' .. .
W'HILE ON THIS SUBJECT of recruiting at Michigan it might be
interesting to note just what besides the accent on educational
values goes on. According to Oosterbaan the top-notch high school
athlete has the following experience ahead of him if noticed by the
coaching staff or "scouts."
The "scouts" are not actually that in the normal sense of the
word. They, are not paid by the University Athletic Department.
They are instead alumni interested in the fate of Michigan football
or high school coaches who want to see their proteges make good
on the Stadium gridiron.
Two methods bring the player physically to the campus. Either a
Michigan coach calls an alum, the alum hunts down the picked
prospect, and brings him to Ann Arbor or an Alum or some high
school coach takes the initiative and just brings prospect up. This,
plus pep talks on the values of good old Michigan to the prospect
in his locality, Is the extent of the ardent alumni's contribution.
At least it is as far as we know. Rumors and whisperings of
specific cases of alumni adding a little more have been heard, but
can't be proved.-We'll leave them till another time.
Coaches Take Over,...

Gym Squad
In Practice
Meet Today {r:
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By PAUL BARMAN
If Michigan's gymnasts don't
win their meets during the coin
ing season, it won't be because
they didn't have enough practice.
Gymnastics Coach . Newt Loken
had his , charges run through a
meet on Monday and he has
scheduled another meet for today
at 4 p.m. It will be held in the
gymnastics room of the I-M
Building and the public is in-
vited.
Gagnier Stars
In Monday's meet, the Blue
team led by Captain, Ed Gagnier
thoroughly trounced the Maize,
871/2-401/2. Gagner finished first
in seven of the eight events and
tied for first in the eighth with
Nino Marion of the Maize.
The Maize were undoubtedly
handicapped by the loss of their
caiptain, Jim Hayslett, who was
with an exam. i 1
Probably the most promising
performance delivered in Mon-
da'y's meet was by Al Stall. Stall
was a solid freshman performer
last year, but he has taken a little
longer than normal to get in
shape this season. His perform-
ance, which included three sec-F
and-place finishes, made Loken
feel aloe better.
Vacation Action
Today's meet will conclude the
home practice meets before the
Wolverines' opener with Minne-
sota on January 11.
However, some of the gymnasts
are planning to go to the annual
National Gymnastics Clinic which
will be held in Sarastota, Fla.,
during Christmas vacation.
Florida-bound will be Ed Cole,
Jim Brown, Frank Newman and
Hayslett.
NHL Teams
Trade Eight
CHICAGO (1P) - The Chicago
Black Hawks and the Detroit Red
Wings, both sputtering in the
National Hockey League race, yes-
terday made an eight-player
swap.
It was their second deal of the
year.
The Hawks exchanged forwards
' Nick Mickowski, Bob Bailey and
Jack McIntyre and center Hec
Lalande for the Red Wings' cen-
ter Earl Reibel and wingmen Bill
Dineen, Lorne Ferguson and Billy
Dea.

Daily-James MacKay
AND AGAIN -- Michigan's Delky Dozzi fires one of his five goals
past Denver Goalie Rod Schneck.
----------------
StaIrr Tallies Other Goal
Switzer Assists onFive
''Continued from Page 1)
forwards on the ice as opposed to
an extra forward for a possible five for Denver. But they couldn't
power play. materialize an attack.
As Michigan skated up the ice, Michigan was undoubtedly
Murray Massier, one of the many sparked by the surprise appear-
sophomores on Denver's roster,
stole the puck, skated in and beat ante of Neil McDonald. The Wol-
Childs for what proved to be the verine captain was not expected
winning goal, to see action, but he somehow
Nevertheless, Michigan! fought managed to play the first two
back immediately, Dozzi scoring periods, getting two assists while
his fifth goal on Switzer 's fifth in action. However, he was not
assist. This made the score, 7-6, able to play the final period, and
with four minutes remaining: Steve Bochen was inserted in his
When Denver's Ed Zemrau Place. Whether McDonald will
went off the ice at 18:25 for inter- play tonight is uncertain.
ference, the crowd anticipated a
final attempt by Michigan to tie the score. Renfrew pulled the
goalie and the Wolverines had sixes
STATISTICS
FIRST PERIOD: Scoring - Denver
Livingstone (Sharp, Collie) 9:49; Den- STUDENTS
ver - Livingstone ,(Dingwall) 14:28;
Michigan - Dozzi (Switzer, Watts) j :
16:35; Michigan - Starr (White, C'
Switzer) 19:02.
Penalties: Michigan-Switzer (inter- ai
ference) 2:11; Denver-Klinck (crass- HAPPY
checking) 11:32; Michigan - Hayton
(board-checking) 12:21; Denver --
Zemrau (interference) 18:24. ,
SECOND PERIOD: Scoring = Mich-
igan - Dozzi (Switzer, McDonald) W e fJ oLe you en
3:23; Michigan - Dozzi (Hayton, Me- r
Donald) 12:37. wore this year i
Penalties: Michigan - Hayton (in- r
terfsrence) :58; Denver - Zemrau
(interference) 8:13; Michigan -- Swit-
zer (unnecessary roughness) 9:03;
Denver-Kiinck (unnecessary rough-
ness) 9:03; Michigan - White (elbow-
ing) 18:36. "° aof^ 41
THIRD PERIOD: Scoring -- Denver
-Brown (Sharp) 1:03; Denver -- Col-
lie (unassisted) 3:29; Denver -- Ding-
wall (Massier, Walker) 4:28; Michi-
gan - Dozzi (Hayton, Switzer) 4:54;
Denver-Walker (Sharp) 11:12; Den
ver-Massier (Dingwall) 15:03; Mich-
igan - Dozzi (White, Switzer) 15:42.1
Penalties: Michigan - Switzer
(crass-checking) 2:57; Michigan -
Hudson (interference) 4:23; Denver-
Zemrau (hooking) 4:45; Michigan--
Hayton (interference, ten minute
misconduct) 7:39; Michigan - Starr S P
(tripping) 955; Michigan - Hudson
(elbowing) 10:04; Deliver -- MacMil-
lan (charging) 14:48; Denver - Ed
Zemrau (interference) 18:25.
WIHL SCORE
Colorado College 7, MSU 2

WrrH THE BOY on campus the coaches take over. It should be
noticed here that only on campus can the coaching staff begin
their pitch to the individual.. It's illegal elsewhere.
Along , with the educational emphasis it's the general aim to
impress: the high school senior as much as possible. Constant atten-
tion is the rule. Lunch. with, the coaches,. a tour of the campus, usually
with a prominent varsity. player who excells' at the same position as
the visitor; maybe a look at some of the Michigan games on film, a
discussion of football, at this school accompanied by an interesting
booklet filled with explanations,, records, and an insight into the
football setup, and dinner with some of the players fills the agenda.
At the end of this day it's the hope that another Michigan student
(football player), has been added to the list.
The, above-mentioned pamphlet called " Pootball at Michigan" is
interesting in that, it bolsters faith in education's importance in the
local recruiting and removes doubts that the program is just some-
thing they, tell reporters. Of the sixteen pages in the pamphlet, six
of them deal with what can be found in. the classroom.
Along. with campus impression duties, Oosterbaan and staff must
meet a stiff schedule of speaking dates, dinners, and football banquets
to spread the glory of Michigan around the Midwest. Best of the
Michigan "speaking staff" is of course Wally Weber, whose multi-
syllable after-dinner speils are becoming legend.
And that takes care of the mechanics of recruiting and this
oolumn-almost, I'd Just like to add that if the program is as
sincere as the man that runs it, it most likely is on the up and up.

t

Going Up?
The - Michigan basketball
team was ranked in a three-
way tie for 19th in the UP poll
this week, tied with Duke and
Notre Dame.

MAT RULES INVOLVED:
Scoring System Explamed

By DAVE LYON
Collegiate wrestling, unlike the
no-holds-barred, farcical variety
engaged in by the "professionals,"
is not designed solely for the en-
tertainment of the spectators.
Basically, it resembles other
collegiate sports, involving. a eon-
test of skill between teams. The
procedure of this contest is best
explained by looking at the rules.
In an ordinary dual meet eight
members of each team flair off
in separate matches : according to
text Move?
SEATTLE (M---The Univer-
sity of Washington wit ask the
Pacific Coast Conference to
dissolve by June 30, its faculty
revresentative said yesterday.
LIBERA
GRAD
Opportunities for stirr
as Child Welfare Workers
selors. These are new posit
pansion of the Juvenile Di
Probate Court. Applicants sl

their weight classification. The
classifications are similar to the
weight divisions in boxing. Teams
are awarded meet points depend-
ing on the outcome of each match.
A wrestler who pins his oppo-
nent earns five points for -his
team. A decision by the referee
earns a team three points. In case
a match ends in a, draw, each
team receives two points.
It is also decided on the basis
of points, except when a man pins
' his opponent.
During the course of the match,
a wrestler taking down his oppo-
nent by one of several certain ad-
vantageous holds is awarded two
points. If the opponent escapes,
he earns one point; if he reverses
the hold, he gets two points.
If, in the opinion of the referee,
a contestant almost pins his op-
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ponent, he is given two to three
points. He earns one point if he
is in control of his opponent more
that one minute longer than the
opponent is in control.
The match is awarded to the
wrestler who earns the most
points.

AP Poll
1. North Carolina
2. Kansas
3. Kansas State
4. Cincinnati
5. Kentucky { d
6. Maryland
7. San Francisco
8. West Virginia
9. Michigan State
10. Minnesota

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