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November 16, 1999 (vol. 110, iss. 35) • Page Image 15

…Tuesday, November 16, 1999 - The Michigan Daily - 15 M grapplers down our victories State Open Py David Edelman nwd Scott Waldman >r the Daily The Wolverines invaded Michigan State territory his…

… past weekend and took four first-place finishes t thle Michigan State Open. The open tournament included teams from all vcrss the area including Northwestern, Ohio State and Michigan State. e Wolverines

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…

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…

March 16, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 96) • Page Image 10

… ______________________________________________________________ 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…

February 16, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 81) • Page Image 10

…. "I am very disappointed not to go to Colorado," Okenwa said. "But things happen you just have to deal with." Okenwa was relegated to competing in the Wolverine Open, a far less glam- orous competition…

…- onships will be really exciting for me," Okenwa said. "This is what we've trained for all year and there is no turn- ing back." No Wolverine enters the Big Ten championships carrying more momen- tum on his…

February 16, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 81) • Page Image 12

… Michigan's team at the start of the season, making his injury that much more painful for the Wolverines. At the Michigan Quadrangular, Michigan's second meet of the year, Okenwa ran away with the 200-meter…

…, Okenwa began to gamer attention as a standout freshman. But Okenwa, never satisfied, contin- ued to improve. In the Wolverines' next meet, the Intercollegiate, Okenwa won the 60, setting a meet record of 6…

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…

November 16, 1998 (vol. 109, iss. 35) • Page Image 10

…-State. All of the Wolverines finished in the top 25 percentile. Michigan placed three members in the top 10 at the six, seven and eight spots The Wolverines travel to these individual tournaments to pre- pare…

… scored his first career goal in 54 games, helping the Wolverines keep on par with Notre Dame in a 2-2 tie. He had an all- around great weekend performance, including several great defensive plays and two…

November 16, 1998 (vol. 109, iss. 35) • Page Image 11

…. 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…

November 16, 1998 (vol. 109, iss. 35) • Page Image 12

… criticized for the past two weeks - ran roughshod all over the Wisconsin defen- sive unit. The Wolverines racked up 257 yards on the ground. On average, that's more than what the Badgers yield over four games…

… was Dayne who was dominated. Consistently this season, Sword has led the Wolverines in tackles. The Wisconsin game was no different - especially with Dayne as a primary focus. As the signal caller from…

November 16, 1998 (vol. 109, iss. 35) • Page Image 14

… underclassmen in the Il-member squad, inexperience will describe the c Wolverines this season. Most of the youth lies in Michigan's frontcourt. Three fresh- men started for the Wolverines in their exhibition game…

… great shooter and penetrator." With the loss of Johns, the weak- ness of the team will be the lack of height. But the Wolverines have many new faces to prove that statement wrong. They hope that sophomore…

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…

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…

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…

October 16, 1998 (vol. 109, iss. 14) • Page Image 12

… lot more" While Michigan has not lost to the Spartans since 1994, the Wolverines are expecting today's game to be a compet- itive matchup. "Michigan State has had a disap- pointing season," Berendowskiy…

… offense and defense are playing their best soccer to date. In addition to Berendowsky's nine goals this season, Jessica Limauro has led the Wolverine attack with eight goals and six assists. The two are…

…'s defense had strung together six scoreless halves before Toledo's goal at the 74:01 mark. Starting in the first half of the Minnesota game Oct. 4, the Wolverines went 317:04 min- utes without yielding a goal…

… schoolstudents are not elgbe to partcpate. The Michigan hockey team will take a break from CCHA play with a two-game weekend series against Niagara. But the sched- ule gets more rigorous for the Wolverines next…

… injuries. Freshman Craig Murray is still out with a leg injury. The good news for the Wolverines is the return of junior Andrew Merrick. After a slight hip pointer earlier in the week, Merrick should be 100…

… six or seven days' clearance" Another item on the practice agenda this week has been the power play. The Wolverines were 0 for 1 on the power play against Lake Superior and even though they got plenty…

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…

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

… change in its schedule last week with the post- ponement of the Iowa Invitational. The Wolverines competed in the Tri-State invitational on Easter ' Sunday and canceled the postponed tournament in Iowa…

…. "We were in a no-win situation with all those small schools," Michigan coach Kathy Teichert said. The Tri-State tournament was compromised of 17 smaller, lesser- known schools, as well as the Wolverines

… Hinton-Keith's brother-who both emerged out of a team qualifier earlier this week to take the two spots. The fifth spot has yet to be determined for a Wolverine squad that has already tried out nine…

… to California. A select group of Wolverines, led by All- American Kevin Sullivan, will com- pete in the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif., this weekend. Hosted by Mt. San Antonio College, the meet…

…, Jay Cantin, Don McLaughlin, Todd Snyder and All- American John Mortimer. Each . of the e Wolverines have bright prospects for the weekend. "Everyone should fare Sullivan very well," Sullivan said. "They…

… the Relays to prepare for the champi- onship meets at the end of the sea- son. For the Wolverines, the Relays mark the first of six straight weekend meets leading up to the NCAA Championships, to be…

March 16, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 92) • Page Image 1

… 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…

March 16, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 92) • Page Image 2

… - won. Those of us who know a Michigan-Duke game, with a trip to the Final Four on the line, could have - should have - happened. " Anyone who saw the Wolverines dis- Tnantle Indiana by 48 points or upset…

… and the Wolverines showed it, until yesterday. It's not that they didn't get the calls, or that Louis Bullock's leg was less than 100 percent. The Wolverines just fell short. They didn't play the kind…

March 16, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 92) • Page Image 9

… net, so I just tarted shooting from anywhere and =t ent in." For the remainder of the game, ichigan's defense held off Notre Dame nd the Wolverines escaped with a one- oal victory. Early on, things didn…

…'t look too good or the Wolverines. Notre Dame got on board only two minutes into the e when defenseman Mark Eaton eflected a pass from Jay Kopische past arty Turco. For much of the period, the olverines…

… the way, playing in what would be her last game as a Wolverine and scoring seven points in an 18-8 Michigan run. Murray's 3-pointer with 46 seconds left cut the Bruins' lead to 60-56, but Michigan would…

March 16, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 92) • Page Image 11

… the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships. Wilmot was the only Wolverine to qualify for the meet, but teammate Josh Trexler had a "pretty good" meet according to Wilmot, but just missed the top six…

… platform events. The Wolverines took the tower on Saturday. Wilmot, certain that he had qualified, said he felt no pressure as he climbed the tower stairs, which may have resulted in a spotty perfor- mance…

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… 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…

March 16, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 92) • Page Image 14

… 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…

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…

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

…'s promi- nent relay team. After Jay Cantin's disap- pointing 1,200-meter leg, the Wolverines were at least six seconds behind the Cougars and Razorbacks Dwayne Fuqua, Don McLauglin and Sullivan could not…

…/1/98 cs Michigan distance runner Katie McGregor had a terrific weekend for the Wolverines - the junior took first place in 'th meters and anchored the ntoachminhnwni-dsanealvrlay if IIICLGUM~~~ ~~~ pti…

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…

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…

February 16, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 77) • Page Image 12

… 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…

February 16, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 77) • Page Image 13

Wolverine. In fact, it could be argued that no one enjoys the notion of an added scoring punch more than Muckalt, whose scoring has tailed off lately. The senior has been targeted by teams in the past few…

… Saturday's game, but may be ready against Michigan State. his career and placed him 10th on the all-time list. After a goal on Saturday, 1B he moved into ninth place. e Wolverines all But the biggest story…

… season. n Friday. The . This week the Wolverines prepare d to hold a strong for a two-game title-fight showdown ngle goal on only against No. 3 Michigan State that that featured per- may determine the CCHA…

… has 799 career vic- e left side. Kosick tories. Just one victory over the long enough for Wolverines is all he needs to capture revor Prior to go No. 800. ted the shot over "You can look at it two ways…

…. Everyone, that is, except the Wolverines. Sure, the Michigan players are looking forward to this week- end's series against the Spartans. How could they not anticipate one of the greatest rivalries in…

… college hockey? They've had Feb. 20-21 circled on their calendars for months now. But Saturday night against Northern, the Wolverines were focused on one thing: beating the Wildcats. That was why, despite…

… some sloppy mistakes, they were able to win. And that's hy, Michigan is on top of the CCHA. It could have been different. With the Northern matchup sandwiched between two crucial contests, the Wolverines

… could have easily overlooked the CCHA's latest addition. Friday night against Miami, Michigan didn't need any spark. After getting swept by the RedHawks in Oxford, the Wolverines were primed for revenge…

… competition, has stumbled to fifth in the CCHA. The Wildcats split a two-game series with Wolverines earlier in the season at Marquette, but Northern's victory wasn't exactly decisive. Factor that in with…

… fatigue caused by Michigan's tough win over Miami the night before, and the Wolverines could've used one of a number of excuses to slack off against the Wildcats. The operative word in the last sentence was…

February 16, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 77) • Page Image 14

… 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…

February 16, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 77) • Page Image 15

… because they had already registered Big Ten- Championship qualifying times earlier in the season. In fact, only two Wolverines raced in the weekend- long tournament: senior Chris Laskowski and sophomore Jay…

… gross- ly overshadow the Michigan Open. In two weeks, the Wolverines will shoot for their 1 Ith conference title in 12 years, and they'll need all the rest they can get. "Laskowski's was just an easy…

… next weekend at Munn Ice Arena and Joe Louis Arena, Wolverine-Spartan hatred should approach a feverish pitch. As fascinating as he may appear from a distance, the man who wears only a biker's cap and an…

… can be reached via e- mail at msnyder~jumnich.e l MARGARET MYERS/Daily Shannon Shakespeare was relaxing at home instead of swimming in the Michigan Open, but she hopes to lead the Wolverines to a 12th…

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…

January 16, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 59) • Page Image 10

…-big-lead-and-blow-it type of game ,while the Buckeyes calmly watched, inching ever closer to a victory behind Damon Stringer's 12 free throws. They won that day and barely lost to the Wolverines in Columbus on the final day…

… of the regular season. The victory in Ann Arbor - Ohio State's only road victory - still lingers in the mind of at least one Wolverine. "We fought through that last year," Michigan co-captain Travis…

…" Reid and Bullock, whose jump shots See BUCKEYES, Page 11 SARA STILLMAN/ Daily Maceo Baston and the Wolverines invade St. John Arena tomorrow afternoon against the Buckeyes. ou . \ - SBINCHI$445' " For…

… with the Nanooks sitting at ninth place in the CCHA, the Wolverines are well aware of the danger in overlooking Fairbanks. Michigan vs. Alaska- Fairbanks Where: Yost Ice Arena When: Tomorrow, 7 P…

… can take heart in its 2-for-8 performance against the Broncos. The Wolverines' success contributed to their third-best power play in the CCHA. The power play buoyed Michigan, as it earned a difficult…

October 16, 1997 (vol. 108, iss. 14) • Page Image 1

… with him by ~te. Reid, the father of Robbie, who will play for the Wolverines this sea- son, was head coach at Brigham Young University before he was fired in the middle of last season. Robbie decided to…

… recruiter." The A ussell helped lead the Wolverines Resource o NCAA Final Fours and three as a gift, Big Ten championships from 1963-66. "It's a Russell was the NBA's No. I draft pick visitor C in 1968 and…

October 16, 1997 (vol. 108, iss. 14) • Page Image 5

… time as a varsity program this Sunday in Boston. The Wolverines kicked off their 1997 campaign two weeks ago in fine style by placing second behind B vn at the Head of the Ohio. e 33rd-annual Head of the…

…'s like to be the youngest kid on the block. She distinctly remembers the days when the Wolverines were the ones looking up at older, stronger teams in the Big Ten. In those days, Michigan received sound…

October 16, 1997 (vol. 108, iss. 14) • Page Image 8

… talented class to graduation, the Wolverines look very strong again this season. Tomorrow's meet will be a chance to get some of the new talent on the clock. And the coach is eager to get started. "We…

… poiri against Northwestern ties him with Rd Tomjanovich for the most points in a game by a Wolverines. - Before Russell, there were emjit seats in the old Yost Fieldhouse. Then came Russell, who all but…

… on his own, put the Michigan basketball program on the map. His No. 33 jersey hangs from the Crisler Arena rafters, as he was the fitst Wolverine to have his number retired-in 1993. The Dawn of Braun…

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, 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…

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…

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