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January 16, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 53) • Page Image 11

…firtthi tt at1",6,tj Wolverines back on $rack a er earl oses EAST LANSING - All of a sudden there's reason to be excited if you're a Michigan basketball fan. And that certainly didn't seem possible…

… a couple of weeks ago when 0 Wolverines finished their holiday ak with a couple of losses at UNLV and Wisconsin. The Runnin' Rebels had lost five in a row before stunning Michigan by a basket. The red…

… to name-calling. Michigan's Robert Traylor was referred to as "fatso" more than once. Wolverine coach ve Fisher had to endure the "go me Fisher, because all you can do is recruit" chant, Anything for a…

Wolverines won the battle of the boards, 42-30, and blocked seven shots to Michigan State's one. Traylor The Wolverines con- trolled the glass, amassing 42 rebounds to the Spartans' 30. Michigan's dominance…

November 16, 1999 (vol. 110, iss. 35) • Page Image 16

… coach Debbie Belkin said. "This year's senior class accomplished more than any other." The season ended last Saturday when the Wolverines (9-1-1 Big Ten, 17-6-1 overall) lost to Wake Forest, 1-0, in the…

… season ranked 15th. The Wolverines' non-conference schedule fielded five competitive teams. Michigan tnanaged a 3-2 record entering the Big Ten season. "In the beginning of the season, we were feeling each…

November 16, 1998 (vol. 109, iss. 35) • Page Image 9

… Commodores By Uma Subramanian Daily Sports Writer NASHVILLE - Heartbreak Hotel. For the Michigan women's basketball team, Vanderbilt's Memorial Gym was just that. The Wolverines went into Friday's game against…

… collective heart of the Wolverines was slowing breaking. Defensively, however, Michigan (0-1) was surprisingly effective. The Wolverines succeeded in holding one of the most productive offenses in the country…

March 16, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 92) • Page Image 18

…- captains Heather Kabnick and Lauren LaBranche performed for the last time in front of a home crowd at Cliff Keen Arena on Saturday afternoon. They led the second- ranked Wolverines to a victory over…

… and there, but overall, everything was very good," Cain said. The Wolverines are looking forward to a strong performance in the postseason, begin- ning with Big Ten Championships next Saturday in Iowa…

October 16, 1995 (vol. 106, iss. 12) • Page Image 12

… weekend of the year thus far for the Michigan field hockey team. The Wolverines battled for the Big Ten conference regular season title. The weekend, however, was a disappointment for them. Michigan battled…

… Northwestern Friday and met Iowa Sunday at Ocker Field. The Wolverines fell to both the Wildcats, 2-1, and the Hawkeyes, 3-2. With the losses, Michigan dropped to 3-4 in the conference and 10-6 overall…

… Sunday, 2-0. Badger sophomore Ruth Brennan tapped a looseball past Wolverine goalie Jori Welchans to tie the game at two near the end of regulation Friday. The Badgers got the game-winning goal, four…

… midfield battle, with neither team taking any chances. The Badgers tied the game on a Heather Willihnganz shot that went through Welchans' grasp. Only 15 seconds later, Wolverine freshman Jessica Limauro…

September 16, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 129) • Page Image 15

… different from practice for the Wolverines' women's team, because in both situations, they are running against their teammates. - Led by freshman Elizabeth ampfe's second-place finish, Michigan improved its…

… record to 2-0 by winning the Jayhawk Invitational in Lawrence, Kan. Seven of the top 10 finishers were Wolverines, combining for a team score of 22 points. Kampfe led all Michigan finishers in the five…

… Snyder said. "In addition to the rest of the team, it was nice having the girls' (team) there cheering us on." Wolverine runners had an advantage before Saturday's race even began. The Jayhawk Invitational…

… of 25:28 and 25:29, respectively. Other Michigan times included Jeff Beuche, 25:45; Jeff Rogers, 25:52; Ryan Burt, 26:05 and Chris Bunt, 26:10. Unfortunately for the Wolverines, Steve Lawrence wasn…

… nationals." The Wolverines were ranked 11th in the nation coming into the weekend. An impressive race against the Fighting Irish - also ranked among the nation's elite - would be a huge step toward a top…

March 16, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 92) • Page Image 15

…. ingly, she scored the Wolverines' t'basket, last basket and most of r critical baskets in between. ast year's Big Ten Freshman of ear, Thomas' role on the team ear has been multi-dimension- And she has…

… Friday that kept the Wolverines in for the Wolverines. As the team's the game. quickest player and best jumper, she It was Thomas, with just more than often elevates over taller players and a minute left…

November 16, 1995 (vol. 106, iss. 35) • Page Image 31

…Oh r.- kY a I A~ __Thy Nlihisan gly u-- TI" flC!S4 - Thursday; November -16.-1995 lfl - IIIC vI1G1116011 va11y Michigan faces tough slate :. Wolverines hope to improve nonconference record…

… embarassing losses to Pennsylvania, Washington and St. John's almost kept the Wolverines out of the NCAA Tournament. This year's nonconference slate is not quite as difficult, but it still provides a great deal…

March 16, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 93) • Page Image 14

… winding downward with frightening dropoffs intermittently strewn throughout the slopes. In what amounted to a fitting end to a frus- trating season, the Wolverines (3-15 Big Ten, 7-21 overall) concluded…

… Classic over winter break - while Purdue , the twelfth-ranked team in the nation, is primed for an NCAA tournament appearance. While the Wolverines closed their season with five straight losses, the…

… stripe 37 times, where they made good on 30 of their tries, while the Wolverines were a paltry 6 of 12. Wolverine forward/center Trish Andrew overcame subpar performances against Penn State and Illinois in…

… her previous two games to pace Michigan with 18 points and 12 rebounds. Senior Char Durand looks to penetrate against Minnesota earlier this season. Durand and the Wolverines dropped their last game of…

… to Buffalo may not have been the com- plete recovery the Michigan men's volleyball club was looking for Saturday. However, the Wolverines were pleased with their strong effort and didn't look anything…

Wolverines' third and final pool opponent was a highly regarded Delaware team. Michigan came out flat and dropped its first game before coming back to win the second. The third match was close as the Blue Hens…

… edged the Wolverines, 17-16. "We knew Delaware was a strong team but we may have been too ca- sual after starting out 6-0," Michigan coach Tom Johengen said. Michigan's 7-2 pool record earned the team the…

… No. 3 seed at the beginning of the eight team playoff. However, a rule stipulating that teams from the same pool not face each other in round one placed the Wolverines in the same bracket with No. 1…

September 16, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 125) • Page Image 14

… and pumped up and we were not playing our usual passing game." But the Wolverine defense was doing a good job stopping the occasional Eagle threat, according to Belkin,. "We were playing solid defense…

… the tiring match. "Thank God we scored, because I could not have managed to play anoth- er 30 minutes!" Ninety minutes of regulation took a greater toll on " Eastern Michigan than the , Wolverines. At…

…, as Michigan found out yesterday. The Wolverines won in overtime, 2-1, on a Jessica Limauro goal from 18 yards out on a pass from Mar Hoff. Following the game, Limauro was more relieved than excited…

… Michigan fans, it's not too hard to start thinking about the Michigan softball team. And why not? The girls of spring are a near-dynasty. The Wolverines have won four straight of, well, a lot of things. Four…

… straight Big Ten championships, four straight 50-win seasons, and four straight NCAA World Series appear- ances. The Wolverines finished the 1997-98 season with a team-record 56 victories. Michigan finished…

… eluded the Wolverines in their 19- year history - a World Series champi- onship. Will year 20 be the charm? The Wolverines will begin their quest at the Elk Rapids tournament in Elk Rapids, Mich…

…., starting Friday. The Wolverines will have a slightly different look than last year Besides losing five players and gain- ing four freshmen, the team has'a new assistant coach, as Jennifer Brundage replaces…

… Kollen, and catcher Stephanie Volpe have a huge weight on their shoulders - replacing five players from last sea- son's 56-7 squad. The Wolverines lost Sara Grif, Lisa Kelley, Jennifer McKittrick and…

… det r- mination to get better." And the Wolverines only need improve a little bit to grab that elusU crown. "That's always the goal, but it's takirg baby steps to get there again," Kosanke said. "We…

October 16, 1995 (vol. 106, iss. 12) • Page Image 14

… Saturday: MARK FRIEDMAN/Daily at the 18:24 mark of the second period to give the Wolverines a 4-0 lead over Guelph By Alan Goldenbach Daily Sports Writer Inexperienced, immature, intimi- dated? Huh…

…-game skat- ers typically do in Michigan's 8-0 whitewash of Guelph Saturday. The quintet held its own both of- fensively -accounting for more than one-fourth of the Wolverines' points - and defensively…

… period. Wolverine forwards also fanned on a couple of additional scoring chances. One thing Berenson tried to do was get a lot of different players on power play units. At least 12 Michigan play- ers got…

… that this was the Wolverines' first game. But the penalty killing units held the Gryphons scoreless on eight opportuni- ties with only one shot on net. START WITH A WIN: There are more than a few…

…- ber of the NCAA. This is the second straight year Michigan started off the season fac- ing a Canadian team. Last year, the Wolverines hosted York (Ontario) and matched this year's opening score, 8- 0…

November 16, 1998 (vol. 109, iss. 35) • Page Image 18

… its season. The Wolverines (5-1-1 CCHA, 6-2-1 overall) hung on for 2-2 tie against the Fighting Irish after picking up two points in a 6-3 home victory over Alaska- Fairbanks on Friday. With Sean…

…, attacking defense employed by the Wolverines, and some clutch saves from freshman goal- tender Josh Blackburn, Michigan was able to silence the Joyce Center crowd and keep the contest knotted at two. "That…

April 16, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 115) • Page Image 14

… 14A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, April 16, 1998 JOHN KRAFT/Daily Tammy Mika - here digging her way out of the batter's box - and the rest of the Wolverines will try to improve today upon a four…

… State, 7-4, on Tuesday. After trailing 44. the Wolverines produced a three-run inning, and when Softball Melissa Gentile C'om'menary launched a lemon rocket ~ -~ -~----- almost to Jenison I eldhouse…

April 16, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 114) • Page Image 10

… somethingthe team wants. Today, the Wolverines may actually be hoping that the luck of the Irish runs out. Michigan hosts Notre Dame today in a battle of the top two teams in the region. The Wolverines, ranked…

… No. 22, are four places above the Fighting Irish in the national rankings. In regional rankings, however, the Wolverines are second behind Notre Dame. (Notre Dame, which is 15-9 for the season, is…

… extended min- utes, since some Michigan defenders did not make the trip. Wolverine midfielder Eric Bannat also got some playing time. In fact, this was Bannat's first appearance in some time - he was out…

… game of the weekend, Michigan fell to Miami (Ohio), 6-3. The Wolverines rebounded. however, to defeat Michigan State for the third time this season, 9-0, and Grove City 12-4. "Wewere flat thefirstgamc h…

… grounders," she said. "We were slow in reacting. We let the fast break score too many times." The importance of the loss goesb yond ruining the Wolverines' perfect record. Miami and Michigan are divi- sion…

February 16, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 77) • Page Image 9

… press confer- ence started, the questions began - questions about the Wolverines' 4-2 vic- tory, the naive sports fan would assume. Maybe some questions about 4 the multiple 9 Northern break- aways…

… into a solid two-way player and uck carrier. Maybe even a question about the scrappy, rough style of play the Wildcats used to harass the Wolverines into mak- ing sloppy passes for much of the night. It…

October 16, 1992 (vol. 103, iss. 14) • Page Image 11

… Mitchell Field, probably should have stayed home. The Wolverines got started early * with a goal by Alicia Stewart at 12 minutes and continued to cruise to a 5-0 victory. "Technically the game should have…

… been a forfeit because of the delay," Michigan coach Peter Man- ning said. "But I would have felt bad taking it. I really wanted to play. I think the circumstances really got us fired up." The Wolverines

October 16, 1997 (vol. 108, iss. 14) • Page Image 9

… last week- end's 1-1 road trip, the Wolverines will face No. 1 Penn State Friday and Indiana Saturday at Cliff Keen Arena. The Wolverines (5-1 Big Ten, 12-5 overall) are off to the best Big Ten start in…

…. According to Giovanazzi, the Wolverines usually prepare for only one of the two teams they are going to face during the weekend. This week's approach has been a little bit different. "This week, we…

April 16, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 119) • Page Image 11

…The Michigan Daily - Friday, April 16, 1993 - Page 11 m o Wolverines head to Penn State as odds on favorite by Jaeson Rosenfeld Daily Sports Writer The Michigan women's golf team knows it should…

… win this weekend's Penn State Lady Lion golf tournament. With only six teams - including four that the Wolverines have already faced - Michigan certainly should rank as a c I x x t onships, and…

April 16, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 119) • Page Image 11

… that helped spark the Wolverines to their sixth win in seven games as they opened home play against Central Michigan last month. But Alcaraz didn't beam with pride or radiate with some sense of inner…

… positioning himself in the Wolverine record books. Currently sixth on the Michigan all-time RBI and all-time doubles list, the two-time all-Big Ten selection is fast approaching the fourth spot on DANA LINNANE…

… top of the Big Ten. Stephanie Offen y Sports Writer The Michigan softball team is fac- ing an unfamiliar situation. Wednesday the Wolverines (37-5- 1) suffered their first loss in 34 games when they…

… weekend the atop Big Ten a Wolverines will go face Northwes Evanston for a 1ree-game series th Northwestern. This weekend could possibly push Michigan out of their familiar spot atop the Big Ten. The…

…- tinues its strong run, that shouldn't be a problem. The Wolverines looked unstop- pable earlier this week against Penn *te. .Michigan only allowed two runs in the first game against the Nittany Lions, and…

… presence in the infield as well as at the plate can be attributed to two newcomers on the squad. Freshmen Kelsey Kollen and Stefanie Volpe have stepped up recently for the Wolverines and will be looked to do…

… wins. Her power pitching led the team to both victories over Penn State. The Wolverines need to get back to familiar territory with three wins this weekend. With three wins this weekend, they will be…

… able to keep the Wildcats from taking away the only spot Michigan has known all season, the one atop the Big Ten. Michigan's all-time hit list. Potent from the plate, Alcaraz has given the Wolverines a…

… bright as any young prospect in the desert Southwest - winning a pair of state titles at Eldorado High - but he was in a hurry for more. And after a fall See ALCARAZ, Page 13 to halt slie Wolverines

… travels from 'The Fish' to 'The Land of 10,000 Lakes'. The Wolverines will To try to start winning . . . again after dropping four of six games in the Who: past week. Minnesota is Michiganv far from an easy…

April 16, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 113) • Page Image 11

…-3 loss to Bowling Green, the Wolverines gave up 17 hits, managing only three runs on four hits of their own. While the score indicates that part of the problem was pitching, coach 3eoff Zahn said that part…

…'re still a good team, and we've got (today) to look forward to and this weekend." Since Michigan is currently No. I in the conference, it is important for the Wolverines to maintain a high level of intensity…

… played tough but lost, 7-5, 6-4, to his fresh- man counterpart Sachire, who raised his overall record to a dominant 35-7. Fellow freshman Brad McFarlane was the only other Wolverine to extend his match to…

… three sets before losing, dropping a 6-1, 2-6, 6-3 deci- sion to Patterson at the No. 4 spot. Luckily for Michigan, the loss did not hurt its, conference record. The Wolverines have won five of their…

… at Tisch Tennis Center. The homestand closes out the regular sea- son for the Wolverines, who will start preparing for the Big Ten champi- onships, which will be held April 24. What: The men's tennis…

November 16, 1992 (vol. 103, iss. 35) • Page Image 16

…. They (Miami) earned the chances they got." The third period witnessed the kind of explosive hockey expected of Michigan, and the kind of hockey that has been lacking of late. The Wolverines scored three…

…, as the Wolverine offense had too many missed chances. The sput- tering power play evidenced the nu- merous blown opportunities for Michigan, as the Wolverines failed to convert on any of their ten…

… hammering away and play- ing a high-level intensity game." r n e4Li e , 1 6 EVAN PETRIE/Daily Senior defenseman Pat Neaton carries the puck up ice during the Wolverines Saturday night victory over…

… luetreadswaterin competve LA by Andy Stabile Daily Hockey Writer [)on't be ftoled. Michigan took three points from Miami this weekend, but considering the way the Wolverines fought to Saturday's win following Friday…

…'s series felt: Friday's tie was mostly a result of Miami's hunger to win while Saturday's Michigan victory was a result of the Wolverines desperation not to lose. Let's face it. Miami had no cause for…

… conference to stay. Michigan, on the other hand, finds themselves desperately trying to tread the CC1-IA waters, determined not to drown. 'he Wolverines won last I"riday's match against Lake Superior after…

… taking only one point from Western Michigan the week before. After losing Saturday's game against the Lakers and tying Miami this Friday, the Wolverines were indeed desper- ate again for a win Saturday…

…. And even this game was tied, 1- 1, after a second period in which the Wolverines were outplayed and held to four shots. Michigan got a spark in the third when lDan Stiver netted the go-ahead goal. Mike…

… Knuble then scored two of his own, but this was anyone's game before the Wolverines' third-period barrage. And let it be said now that the balance el power in the ('CCIA is chang- ing. Once doormats…

… that Michigan has as much or more" talent than anyone in the conference. Because of this, teams get fired up to play the Wolverines. What is clear in the last three weeks is that the Wolverines cannot…

November 16, 1998 (vol. 109, iss. 35) • Page Image 17

…-60-3 (4-4)* By Michael Shafrir Daily Sports Writer Weekends in college are supposed to be fun. Just don't tell that to the Michigan volleyball team. Time after time, the Wolverines have headed into a…

… weekend of Big Ten con- ference play with high expectations. But, Michigan hasn't met these expecta- tions too often this season. The Wolverines proved consistent when they traveled to 20th-ranked Illinois…

January 16, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 53) • Page Image 15

… - Winning on the road in the Big Ten is never easy. Winning on the road with a team made up of freshmen and sophomores is even more difficult. The young Wolverines quickly learned how difficult conference…

…. A team can- not afford to lose more than one or two games at home and steal as many as possible on the road. Road victories in the conference are not that common. However, the Wolverines have had a…

… Michigan's bench domi- nance Saturday was Willie Mitchell. The sophomore registered 13 points on 4-for-7 shooting from the field. "I thought Willie did a nice job," Wolverine coach Steve Fisher said. "He…

…- ond half. With the Wolverines up 15, he hit two free throws to give his team a 48-31 lead with 13:23 left in the game. Less than 30 seconds later, he buried a 3- pointer and Michigan's lead was 51…

… 39.9 percent from the field. In the Wolverines' 76-54 win, the Spar- tans shot an anemic 32.3 percent (20 for 62). "All and all, I'd have to credit Michigan's defense," Izzo said. "That is going to be…

November 16, 1998 (vol. 109, iss. 35) • Page Image 16

…- sively. The Wolverines did not box out effectively. The foursome was out- rebounded, 36-34, by a team that had no one taller than 6-foot-9. The Golden Panthers set the tone early when Darius Cook, a 6…

…-9 center, easily hit a 4-foot jumper over the 6- 11 Asselin just a minute and a half into the game. The Wolverines' inside defense was nearly not exisieni, partcuiarty i i ne second half, when the Panthers…

… that Vignier wasn't the only Wolverine struggling. "It's easy for people to say Peter," Ellerbe said. "Peter, Josh and Chris. Brandon too. It was all four of them. "We were very disappointed in our front…

Wolverines didn't give Ellerbe any scoring, either. The big men were hesitant to take shots, let- ting fly a mere 13, compared to the backcourt's 44. When they did shoot, their attempts were frequently rushed…

… guards, Louis Bullock and Robbie Reid, tried No Rest Michigan doesn't have any time to sulk about the loss to Florida international. The Wolverines are back in action tonight; welcoming Ball State into…

Wolverine assistant. to overcompensate and got away from the Wolverines' game plan. 'Our post guys were very tenta- tive," Ellerbe said. "And then our guards were overly aggressive, trying to unake plays that…

… Michigan's failure to execute routine plays. The Wolverines turned the ball over 19 tines, including 10 by Bullock and Reid. HISTORY Continued from Page 1B crowd of 4,038, whose cheering g1 louder with each…

…'t include Bell or guard Carlos Arroyo, whose 17 well-timed points helped deflate the Wolverines. Any time the Wolverines built a lead, it seemed to be a cue for the Golden Panthers to break away for a dunk…

… oppor- tunities for your opposition." And the Golden Panthers took advantage of enough to send th Wolverines back to Ann Arbor, shaking their heads and talking about the need to work on fundamentals…

January 16, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 55) • Page Image 9

… losses were to Minnesota. This year, the Wolverines will try to avenge last season's losses against the Golden Gophers in their Big Ten opener 7 p.m. Saturday at Cliff Keen Arena. Of last year…

…'s performance, higan coach Beverly Plocki said, e were not in our best form." Fortunately for the Wolverines, it's a new year. Unfortunately, the Wolverines are injury plagued, and according to Plocki, "won…

… we play s.. going to show what type of team we are " Bullock agreed that the Wolverin are at a critical juncture. "We're at a point where we can Tc either way," he said. "We can get bet JONATHAN SUMMER…

October 16, 1996 (vol. 107, iss. 13) • Page Image 12

…12 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, October 16, 1996 Chips just a stone to step on-. The Michigan field hockey team could swing freely yesterday against Central Michigan, but the Wolverines

…'s stomping of the Chippewas, it looks like the Wolverines were prepared to make their climb out of the depths of the Big Ten. However, after having played the rest of the conference and coming out with a 1…

March 16, 1995 (vol. 105, iss. 92) • Page Image 5

… with the intensity and intel- ligence that I know we are capable of." Equalling past performances would be quite a feat. In King and Jackson's first two years at Michigan, the Wolverines advanced to the…

…'s quest for glory. Un- like the Wolverines, Western Ken- tucky is a nationally ranked team (No. 21) with a ton of momentum heading into tonight's contest. The Hilltoppers have won 12 straight games and 24…

… Tournament, the Hilltoppers advanced to the Sweet Sixteen, beating Seton Hall in the process. EVAN PETRIE/Daity Michigan's Jimmy King gets some help stretching during practice yesterday. Wolverine women…

Wolverines' head coach, Roberts' teams struggled with injuries, post- ing a 5-49 record. With a rigorous schedule this past season, the Wolverines relied on six returning upperclassmen, as well as a strong…

Wolverines had only one jun- ior and no seniors seemed to go unno- *ticed all year, she said. "With such a young team, Michi- gan can look forward to a bright and promising future," Roberts said. Roberts gave…

…, North Carolina State and Mas- sachusetts at Crisler Arena. "This will be the last meet for our seniors,"junior Wendy Marshall said. "We hope to send them off with a happy farewell." The Wolverines (5…

… finished fifth (191.55), one spot ahead of Massa- chusetts (190.525). The No. 1 Bull- dogs won the meet with a score of 197.625. This meet also marks the last com- petition for the Wolverines before the Big…

… emotional meet for the Wolverine seniors. This class has brought Michigan to where it is today. In the past four years, Michi- We hope to send (the seniors) off with a happy farewell' -- Wendy Marshall…

…/Daily The Wolverines face the Wolfpack, Nittany Mons and Minutewomen Saturday. CHEER ON THE WOLVERINES! Watch as Michigan goes for its second straight CCHA postseason title. Semifinals - Saturday, I p…

November 16, 1995 (vol. 106, iss. 35) • Page Image 32

… hael Rosenberg Ryan DEKUIPER Height: 6-2 Year: Senior Position: Guard/Forward Hometown: Fremont The Scoop: DeKuiper spent the last two years as a manager for the Wolverines before making the team this…

… game. Team won Michigan's Class A title over fellow Wolverine Willie Mitchell's Pershing team his junior year. High School Highlights Parade All-American afte assists, 2.7 steals, and thi from the field…

September 16, 1994 (vol. 104, iss. 125) • Page Image 13

… the Daily Texas vs. Texas A & M. Harvard vs. Yale. Michigan vs. Ohio State - someof the greatestrivalries incollege sports. And today, the Wolverine-Buck- eye rivalry extends to women's soccer for the…

… first time, when the two squads square off in their Big Ten opener at 4 p.m. at Elbel Field. Michigan comes off an 1-0, over- time victory Wednesday night against Detroit-Mercy. In the win, the Wolverines

… 21st year as Wolverine cross-country head coach, leads team captain Ian Forsyth and 10 other Michigan runners into competition against runners from eight other schools. Forsyth, junior Kris Eggle…

…, sopho- mores David Barnett and Ryan Burt and freshman Don McLaughlin are key runners for the Wolverines. McLaughlin, a graduate of Ann Ar- bor Pioneer, is the only first-year run- ner competing for…

… too much. "This is the first real meet, so everyone's pretty excited," Forsyth said. "It's going to be a good gauge of our progress so far." Forsyth Forsyth plans for the Wolverines, who are ranked…

… today against Ohio State. The Wolverines come off a successful outing against Detroit-Mercy in which they shutout the Titans for a 1-0 overtime victory Wednesday. Today's game begins at 4 p.m. at Elbel…

February 16, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 77) • Page Image 16

… Michigan men's gymnastics team tasted Big Ten victory for the first time in two years. And how sweet it was. The Wolverines (1-5) blew out No. 17 Minnesota, 226.85-222.575, en route to their first dual…

… to the team's week off before the contest. Originally slated to take on No. 6 Ohio State in Columbus last weekend, a scheduling change allowed the 11 th-ranked Wolverines more time to focus their…

October 16, 1992 (vol. 103, iss. 14) • Page Image 12

… Michigan women's volleyball team looks to this week's home matches with Iowa and Minnesota with the same degree of importance. The Wolverines bring a 4-2 Big Ten record into this weekend's matches with the…

… hope of shrinking Penn State's two-game conference lead by sweeping the con- petition. Crucial to a Wolverine victory this weekend will be the re-establishment of their powerful front line - something…

Wolverines are second in the Big Ten in kill average. In its match with Iowa Friday night, Michigan faces last year's tenth-place finisher in the Big Ten. But with their current .500 record, the Ilawkeyes are…

… somewhat improved from the team that lost twice to the Wolverines last year. Iowa's second-year coach Linda Schoenstedt directs a young lineup with only one senior. That senior, juco transfer Michelle…

… Thompson, led last year's team in digs, service aces and total blocks. Saturday night, the Wolverines will have to thwart the serving prowess of Minnesota, who last. year led the Big Ten in service aces with…

…, Northwestern and others at the 1992 Wolverine Invitational. All totaled, nineteen matches will take place. As the team prepares for this weekend, the Wolverine's only home event of the season, coach Scott…

… Russell eyes the Spartans and Wildcats as Michigan's strongest challengers. Northwestern finished second behind Michigan in the Big Ten last year, and defeated the Wolverines 7- 6 at Evanston last weekend…

February 16, 1990 (vol. 100, iss. 95) • Page Image 11

…. We have to respect them a great deal." On Sunday, No. 15 Northwestern will provide a difficult game for the Wolverines. In January, the Wildcats (18-2, 9-1) stomped on Michigan, 92- 62. "They're in…

… Looking back is always a lot easier than looking ahead. Looking back, one can say Michigan should have beaten Indiana and Iowa on the road. Now looking ahead, the Wolverines face their biggest road…

… Wolver- ines with a 19.6 average. The inside game will be a battle though, with Ohio State frosh phen- om, Jimmy Jackson, taking on the Wolverine big men. Jackson, last week's Big Ten Player of the Week…

…. The Wolverines will compete against Ohio State tomorrow in Michigan's final dual meet of the season. They aren't worried, though. "This is a last chance tune up before the Big Tens... but there real- ly…

… trailed. With Michigan leading 53-50, Robinson made a layup and a three- point shot and Mills made two short jumpers to give the Wolverines a 12-point lead with 10:10 left. But Minnesota then went on a 16…

March 16, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 92) • Page Image 13

… BASKETBALL CLA 'D' rustrates Traylor, ichigani e.e y Dan Stillman aily Sports Editor ATLANTA - It was supposed to e "pick your poison" for UCLA gainst Michigan yesterday - stop he Wolverines inside…

… ujck getting out to the three-point hdoters." tJCLA thwarted the Wolverines' ecently potent 3-point shooters xept for for Robbie Reid, who corched the Bruins with a six-of- eight shooting perform an c e…

April 16, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 113) • Page Image 10

… weekend to capture the top spot in the Big Ten, the Wolverines (22-13) could not get it together to beat the Falcons (16-14). As has been the team's main area of concern all season, sub- par pitching took…

… Michigan out of the game. Senior Marion Wright (1-1) started the game for the Wolverines, going 4- plus innings before turning the ball over to pitcher/catcher Mike Haskell. Before leaving the game, Wright…

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… season, it should come as no surprise that the team spent its winter vacation in the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Despite upcoming Big Ten compe- titions, the Wolverines are gearing…

… their efforts toward what lies only 52 days away - the Olympic Trials. The Wolverines' semester break was anything but a vacation. With classes and finals complete, the swimmers were able to focus solely…

… Purdue was more than just the opening of the 1996 conference campaign. It marked the return of All-Americans Royce Sharp and Dolan to Urbanchek's squad. Dolan returns to the Wolverine lineup after…

… Sharp provided noticeable boost tothe Wolverines'$150 92 victory over the Boilermakers. Sharp won the 200 backstrokedatid placed third in the 200 individual med ley. Dolan took first in the 1650 ands 500…

… freestyle events. The duo, along.. with Derya Buyukuncu and John' Piersma, took second in the 400 med- ley relay. The Wolverines placed first in VAen of nine events while also dominating both the one…

… Onbeof Purdue's strongest swimmers, Vilinos Kovacs, to take the 200 butterfly. Michigan exhibited dominanceover the inferior Boilermakers in numer- ous events. The Wolverines took the first four places in…

… the 500 freestyle and four out of the top five spots in the 200 backstroke. The Wolverine divers weren't eve challenged. Alex Bogaerts, Bret Wilmot, Nathan Shapard, Jeremy Hertza and Al Fleming…

…/Gold Invitational title. Fatigued Wolverines split dual meets out West By:Marc Ughtdale Daly Sports Writer 2\fter being spanked by Southern C;1,178-84, Saturday, the Michigan women's swimming team rebounded…

… todemolish the University ofCalifor- nia-San Diego, 156-84, Sunday. The Wolverines' streaky perfor- mance in consecutive dual meets came inihe midst of the team's rollercoaster ride through an exhausting…

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… shut down the Wolverines, 4-1, in the first game, but Michigan used Ojala's performance to even the series with a 6-0 shutout. The second game began with a Michigan hit parade, as the Wolverines shelled…

… for -four consecutive singles off Minnesota (12-17-1, 2-6) starter Chris Lawler, capped by shortstop Dave Everly's infield hit to extend the Wolverine lead to 2-0. Two outs later, third baseman Tim…

… threatened as three of the four hits he allowed were infield singles. In the opening game, Minnesota used its star pitcher to stifle the Wolverine bats. Lowery, whose 4.15 ERA entering the game was a team high…

Wolverines split the doubleheader winning the second game 6-0 after losing 4-1 in the first game. Michigan will face Minnesota tomorrow at Ray Fisher Stadium to make up for Saturday's washout. 'M' track and…

… elements as well as Michigan State for their first dual meet win of the season. Saturday, the Wolverines (1-0) defeated a depleted Spartan (0-1) squad, 89-57. One of the meet's stars was senior thrower Warde…

…. However, the Wolverines faced a much tougher opponent against Lake Forest Friday. Michigan jumped out to a 13-5 halftime lead, but Lake Forest would not die. The varsity team from Illi- nois came back in…

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… ______________________________________________________________ By Jon Zemke Daily Sports Writer The Michigan softball team is look- ing up, and not at its own high expec- tations. The Wolverines will enter the Capitol City Classic Invitational Thursday tied with…

… South Carolina for the No. 9 ranking in the nation. At 15-5 so far this season, with the Speedline Invitational championship trophy in their case, the Wolverines climbed five places in the polls this week…

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…'s very athletic, very confident and someone who can play anywhere." While the Chanticleers' have dreams of defeating the Wolverines, Bergman's team will have to have an effort worthy of past tournament…

Wolverines' wishes, and the tournament's eight teams were forced to play in the Cedar Bluff Indoor Club Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Because there were only a limited number of courts inside, the format of…

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Wolverines ride five-game winning streak to the top BY BARRY SOLLENBERGER Daily Hockey Writer It doesn't take an aerospace engi- neer to understand why the Michigan hockey team has vaulted to the top spot in…

… reason to go dancing on I-94. After all, the Wolverines were top ranked for over three months last sea- son - from Nov. 21, 1993 until Feb. 27, 1994- but didn't win the national championship. Lake State…

… Ron Mason finally pulled Buzak, briefly, late in the second period of the Wolverine romp. Even a brick wall between the pipes could not have stopped the Michigan offensive attack against the Spartans…

…. The Wolverines made life miserable for the preseason Hobey Baker candidate, outshooting the Spar- tans, 32-7, in the first two periods and, 40-15, for the game. "Buzak's obviously not used to getting 15…

…. "It left him out to dry, and we took advantage of it." In Saturday's win over Bowling Green, the Wolverines shut down the CCHA's leading scorer, Brian Holzinger. The senior centermanaged only one assist…

… subsequent ught as 'M' opens with Polish team Wolverine during the off-season. Jun- ior Dugan Fife once again joins King in the backcourt, and Jackson returns as the team's small forward. Most onlookers…

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… are tradition- ally some of the best teams," said Mark Nemec, a graduate student, who is a fly-half on the club team. The conditions didn't suit the Wolverines' game either. Since Michigan is more of a…

… hampered the Wolverine attack, and thus didn't allow them to take advantage of their quickness, club president Tom Warburton said. "The conditions didn't suit us," he said. "We have a lot of speed and…

… quickly, when the Wolverines captured the 1989 national title - the first in school history - his freshman year. "That championship is so dream- like that it's like it's not there," said Pelinka, who is now…

…, he didn't anticipate his dream becoming a reality. In fact, not many people, includ- ing the Wolverines, thought they would get to Seattle for the NCAA Final Four, much less win the cham- pionship. A…

… one quite knew what to expect from these Wolverines. "I remember our last game of the regular season, we played Illinois," Pelinka recalled. "We got spanked by like 30 points at home on senior day. We…

… all the way." That loss, coupled with the ensu- ing resignation of coach Bill Frieder - who took the head job at Arizona State - left the Wolverines in disar- ray just before the tournament began…

… was be- cause it was like a fresh start." Indeed, what at first spelled doom for Michigan eventually spelled relief. The Wolverines drew a No. 3 seed in the Southeast Regional in Atlanta, and climbed…

… and all - into the Final Four, setting up a rematch with the Fighting Illini, who had uprooted their confidence just a few weeks earlier, and who had beaten the Wolverines both times they met in the…

… Seton Hall. Regulation ended in that game with the Wolverines and Pirates tied at 71. Junior Rumeal Robinson stepped to the line with three seconds left in overtime, and Michigan down one. "I was just…

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… Notre Dame, Miami, Michigan and Wisconsin. SDespite the finish Saturday, Michigan still could end up in the top three nationally. The course on Saturday was slow and hilly, which took away the Wolverines

… season. The course at Lehigh is flat and quick, which should enable the Michigan runners to use their track speed to surpass their opponents. LONG-DISTANCE RUNNING: The Wolverines appear to be better at 10…

…. The wins broke a nine-game losing streak for the Wolverines. Freshman Wolverine setter Erin McGovern was the spark plug in the victories. McGovern broke or tied four career records against the…

… digs to bring her total to 1,070, passing Lisa Vahi's (1984-87) mark of 1,041. Davidson nailed 5 acesagainst Purdue and Indiana totie for third place on the Wolverine all-time ace list. THEY WERE TYING…

… the Big Ten standings due to its nine-match skid. But the statistics justify the slide because the Wolverines. were ranked last in five of the six main categories in the Big Ten: hitting efficiency…

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… know it's going to be a long day. The Michigan field hockey team granted Jamie Hill, Old Dominion's goalie, that favor in the Lady Monarchs' 7-0 annihilation of the Wolverines on taturday in Norfolk, Va…

…. Not only was Michigan shut out, but the Wolverines did not have one shot on goal. Old Dominion outshot Michigan, 29-0, and dominated in penalty corners, 11-0. Danielle Chellew led the way for the Lady…

… remained dead- locked at zero until the 11 th minute of the second half. That's when Wolverine attacker Michelle Smulders netted Michigan's first goal at 8:49. Freshman midfielder Erika Widder added an…

…, countered with nine saves. Michigan returns home this weekend to begin a five-game homestand. The Wolverines face Ball Sate this Saturday at 10 a.m. at Ocker Field. Michigan begins its conference slate Sept…

… played very well with the Hoosiers, taking fifth place with an 11- over-par 157 (81-76). The No. 36 Wolverines finished with a 659, one shot behind fourth-place Purdue and five shots ahead of conference…

…,' Teichert said. Unfortunately for the Wolverines, the best finish by a local player came from Kentucky's Katy Loy, an Ann Arbor native who transferred from Michigan this summer. Loy proved that you can come…

… final round score of 293 to jump from a sixth-place tie to its final position of third for a three round total of 894 (296-295-293). The Wolverines were paced by David Jasper, who finished second with a…

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… A: 6,369 applause. V Yet, when the Wildcats forced the game into overtime, and the Wolverines were in danger of a dis- astrous loss, the term "Senior Day" took on a whole new mean- ing. Led by center…

… the conference-door- mat Gophers and repaying the Buckeyes for an earlier home loss are likely musts if the Wolverines want to nail down an NCAA Tournament bid. The same can be some noise in the…

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… hockey team set the stage for its most'exciting game this season. Unfortunately for the Wolverines, not many were in the audience. Known as perhaps the most raucous crowd in the CCHA, the usual Michigan…

…. If students couldn't make it out to see the Wolverines play in an elimination game of the CCHA playoffs, what will it take for them to show up for an NCAA Regional gane, especially when you consider…

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… oc- curred at the 12:15 mark of the final period Saturday night. Ohio State rookie Brian Loney blindsided =G Wolverine forward David Oliver with a cross-check to T the back of his head as they skated…

… lunges at forward Denny Felsner's shot in Friday's 4-2 Michigan victory. See VIOLENCE, Page 5 Wolverines won, 9-4, to sweep the first round of the CCHA playoffs. Felsner scored five goals in the se .Cagers…

… State (12-21-5 overall). Berenson's fears were warranted as his Wolverines (30-7-3) came out flat in Friday's first period. However, Michigan battled back from a 1-0 deficit to defeat the Buckeyes, 4…

… tonight. We were a little rusty." Felsner took the task in his own hands Saturday, scoring four goals in the Wolverines 9-4 victory to complete the sweep. Felsner opened the scoring just 18 seconds into the…

… Basketball Writer The Wolverines slowly climbed upward in their last couple games toward 20 victories and an NCAA tournament appearance. Saturday, they made the final step toward that goal. In their last…

… like the Illini might snub Michigan's chances at that 20th victory in the latter part of the first half. The Wolverines came out strong at the start of the contest, working down Illinois' shot clock with…

…, the Illini tallied __ 14 points inside the paint. The Wolverines kept close by means of two Jimmy King jumpers, the only points scored from the floor during Illinois' spurt. A couple of Illini misses…

… teams traded Rose and fe baskets in the initial minutes, Michigan ti Michigan turned to the style of play stormed toa it had established at the beginning of left to play.] the contest. The Wolverines em…

… expected No. 3 or No. 4 seed for the Wolverines, they received the sixth seed in the Southeast Regional. Michigan will face No. 11 seed Temple Friday at the Omni in Atlanta. "I'll be honest, I was a little…

… Owls shot only .429 See NCAAS, Page 2 'KNNET"SM"LLER"aily Rookie guard Jimmy King looks to dish to forward Chris Webber in Saturday's 68-59 victory over Illinois. Yesterday, King and the Wolverines

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…. Despite the defeat, and a later set-back at Ohio State, the Wolverines were granted a reprieve. With four games left they were back in position to win conference title. "We want to win the Big Ten title in…

… the worst way," Terry Mills said at the time, as the Wolverines prepared for Michigan State and Purdue. They lost both games. Now Michigan's players are now talking about what a motivating factor the…

… Sean Higgins needs to put his recent slump behind him as he headsadE tyWolverine walk-on guard Mark Koenig, who the land where he grew up, California. The Wolverines face Illinois State played his high…

… not awe-inspiring. Nonetheless. I feel if Michiaan can aet by New Mexico State. they will reach All of a sudden, Char Durand and the Wolverines eye a national tile. : : _ f . f, . ve*r ,. . . _ !t…

… VanDeWege and women complete turnaround by Phil Green Daily Basketball Writer Women's basketball has officially arrived at the University of Michigan. Not only did the Wolverines win their first…

Wolverines to finish 8th in a preseason poll, the Wolverines believed they could enter the conference's upper division, and possessed one main goal - to mnir th. he A A tnmmnm.. ballhandling to break every…

… second half of the season to become the team's second leading scorer. Michigan's greatest attribute is that they use their assets to the greatest advantage. The Wolverines employ their tremendous front…

… line (three players over sir feet)'to consistently outrebound their opponents, including a 39-33 advantage over the favored Cowgirls Wednesday night. The Wolverines other strong point is their depth…

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… shots and making a paltry 2 of 14 3-pointers, en route to a 16- point performance. For the junior Bullock, whose sharpshooting had single-handedly carried the Wolverines to victories this season, this…

… second of two free throws with the Wolverines trailing by three with 1.1 seconds remaining, Traylor committed a violation by stepping over the free throw line too soon, dashing Michigan's last hope for vic…

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… clear mission: divide and conquer. w The Wolverines accomplished their goal, deliv- ehitg solid performances all around at both this weekend's Husker and Cannon Invitationals. "Michigan coach James Henry…

… effort the Wolverines put forth. "The purpose of the meets was to compete two days straight," Henry said, indicating he wanted his runners to experience competing with tired legs the second day. Despite…

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Wolverines (6-2 Big Ten, 22-8 overall) enter the weekend series with both offense and defense running on all gears. Every day is a beauitiful day to play softball when your team is on aroll. "Softball is a…

… the Wolverines, who play eight games in five days. Luckily for Michigan, both of the Wolverines' starting pitchers - Kelly Forbis and Kelly Kovach-have hit cruise control while complementing each other…

…, itmightbe the other way around," Hutchins said. "We arejustreal lucky to have two really strong pitchers each with a speciality pitch - one throws a riser while the other throws a good drop." The Wolverine

… nevertheless. The true test begins Saturday as the Wolverines take on Indiana (IU) in four pivotal contests. If the Wolverines (3-9 Big Ten, 11- 24 overall) manage a split against the Hoosiers, they will…

… series. Indiana accomplished the same feat a4 the Wolverines losing the f"st, but comn ing away with three straight ;wins. Doubleheaders are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. The Wolverines are…

… about to learn the meaning of "crunch time." Coming off a strong performance last weekend in which they trounced Minnesota and Iowa, the Wolverines face their toughest weekend of the sea- son to date. In…

… see how we can compete with the top teams." The Wildcats' early-season gaffe, in which they falteredagainst Illinois, gives the Wolverines a foothold to work from. "Northwestern is a top team, but they…

… State, early season meets against powers such as North Carolina and Florida State helped the Wolverines develop mental toughness. "I think we haveapretty good chance (against Wisconsin)," Lacher said…

… rankings of individual Division I singles players at No. 86. However, after facing the likes of North Carolina's Cinda Gurney (No. 8) and Florida State's Audra Brannon (No. 49), the Wolverines remain un…

…'s tennis team tries to continue its solid play this weekend atWest Virginia and Penn State. The Wolverines (1-4 Big Ten, 4-9 overall) are coming off a tremendous win at MSU (3-2, 9-10). Not only was the4…

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…. She also led the Wolverines to a 53-point team score - good enough for second place behind first place Wisconsin (39 points). Their ptaY was also good enough for an invitation to the NCAA Championships…

… in Lawrence, Kan. McGregor dueled with Notre Dame's Joanna Deeter, in a rematch of the Wolverine Interregional, throughout most of the race. But this time McGregor came away as the victor, pulling away…

… the team, it could not completely mask the disappointment that came with losing for the second time in two weeks to Wisconsin. The Badgers scored 39 points. The Wolverines could not separate Wisconsin…

…'s top three runners - their goal since the Big Ten meet. The final results didn't do the Wolverines justice as Elizabeth Kampfe finished a heart- breaking second behind Wisconsin's second and third…

… to get that shored up because at the nationals there is going to be a lot more people going by us at the end of the race." Following McGregor for the Wolverines were Kampfe (seventh,17:43), Slater…

…. "But if he's thinking of going to a school to play water polo just because they have a varsity program, then I might go after him." Current Wolverines include students from places such as Hawaii ad…

… opponent - but it was the Wolverines who eventually advanced to the finals and won the title. Leading the way - not just through the national tournament, where he earned MVP honors, but through the entire…

… the focus of every- one's attention for the Wolverines would be, as usual, John Mortimer. The senior, who finished first in two of his past three races, was one of the favorites coming into the race…

…. But as the race time neared, Mortimer stood behind the ropes in street clothes and sun- glasses - reduced to the role of spectator. Luckily for the Wolverines, Mortimer's absence sparked the team to an…

… 82-point perfor- mance en route to a second- place finish and, more impor- tantly, secured a trip to the NCAA Championships in Lawrence, Kan. The Wolverines, virtually guaranteed of a finals berth…

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