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February 16, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 100) • Page Image 8

… provided the dagger that not only quieted the gym but also finished off the upset- hungry Wolverines, 59-54. Purdue guard Katie Gearlds drilled a 3-pointer to put her team ahead by five with 58 seconds…

… remaining and ended any realistic chance of Michi- gan winning its first game against a ranked opponent since 2004. Though Gearlds finished with a game-high 21 points, the Wolverines did a much better job of…

September 16, 2002 (vol. 113, iss. 10) • Page Image 14

… came within minutes of beginning a ;eason more successfully than any team in its short, hree-year history. In a tournament including matchups igainst two top Ivy League opponents, the Wolverines ed in…

… the second half in one and were three minutes rom overtime in the other, but ended up with just a tie nd a loss. Yesterday in Providence, the Wolverines lost to Yale ?-1 on a penalty kick with just…

February 16, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 95) • Page Image 9

… of four road trips the Wolverines (6-7 Big Ten, 16-10 overall) will make in their final six games. Entering the game, Michigan had just one road win, a 72-66 victory over Indiana on Jan. 7. Michigan…

… early in the season, the two early fouls would have been frustrating. But yesterday, he stayed positive. He came out looking possessed in the second half, scoring the Wolverines' first nine points of the…

February 16, 2006 (vol. 115, iss. 77) • Page Image 8

… showed up to Crisler Arena last night. And for the first time in two weeks, it brought =ys^ a" ° its defense with it.- 11GN 0 The Wolverines used stifling defense out of the gate to jump out to an 18…

… defense. Going out there and playing hard. "We needed to have it. We needed to iron some things out and get things off our chest." Did they ever. The Wolverines (7-5 Big Ten, 17-6 overall) entered the game…

… on a three- game losing streak. During that streak, they had allowed over 90 points per 'TO"MM'O' G ' The Wolverine defense shut down Minnesota, holding the Gophers to just 35.7 percent from the field…

… past three games, Wolverine fans became all to familiar with their team falling back into a zone, allowing its opponents to drain open 3-pointers. It seemed like Michigan coach Tommy Amaker wasn…

…'t willing to trust his team to play man defense without Lester Abram, Dion Har- ris and Jerret Smith. But last night, Amaker stuck with a gritty man-to-man defense, and the Wolverines sur- rendered just six…

… W offensive possessions with well below 10 seconds The Si on the shot clock. Both time, the Wolverines didn't let the Gophers settle into a comfort zone. Michigan played arguably its best defensive…

… half of the year. But, this resurgence leads me to one question. Where has this kind of intensity and effort been the last three games? Don't get me wrong. The Wolverines desperately needed to right a…

… State and Purdue defi- nitely proved that. Maybe the Wolverines had their heads in the sky after joining the top 25 for the first time since 1998. Talk circled that Michigan finally had meshed its talent…

… with its play on the court. Two weeks ago, the Wolverines seemed not just a lock to make the NCAA Tournament but also a frontrunner for the Big Ten crown. Then they ran into Iowa, Ohio State and lowly…

… returned to the Wolverines last night. They played loose but intense. They didn't force shots but actually ran a semblance of an offense. Junior Brent Pet- way electrified the crowd when he skied to block…

November 16, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 52) • Page Image 12

…w w w w w w w w w w w w 4B Saturday, November 17, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Saturday, November 17, 2007 ER The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom 1-2-3: The Wolverines

… propel it to the Rose Bowl. Postgame aftermath: After the game, all eyes turned to Iowa City, where Iowa upset Wisconsin, sending the Wolverines to the Rose Bowl. A little more than a month later, the…

… best defenses in the country, but it was the offenses that thrived. Smith's performance showed why he would eventually capture the Heisman Trophy, as he picked apart the previously impenetrable Wolverine

… Century, Wolverine fans had to be incredibly disap- pointed to come so close but not seal the deal. But losing a close road game to the No. 1 team in the country, as bad as it hurts to lose to the Buckeyes…

… the National Championship game. The Gators made good on their opportunity, crushing the Buck- eyes 44-17. The Wolverines didn't fare much better than their conference counterparts in the Rose Bowl…

October 16, 2009 (vol. 120, iss. 29) • Page Image 8

…-to-man defense against the high-octane Boilermaker offense. Wolverines extend 12-day scoreless drought, fall to tough Purdue squad By MARK BURNS DailySports Writer Take a 20-piece puzzle. Now try and take one of…

… won't fit - tonight inside an already sold-out Cliff Keen Arena. The Wolverines (4-2 Big Ten, 16-3 overall) haven't defeated the Nittany Lions since Nov. 2, 2002. Since then, Penn State has won two…

… conference. It "Today we played the better soc- s 1.92 goals per game, but cer," Ryan said. "If you put enough tng Wolverine defense held balls in the penalty box, one is just one notch. going to curve in…

April 16, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 133) • Page Image 14

… the lineup was on the sidelines. The Wolverines were desperately thin in all areas, but especially in the uneven bars, where both Ray and Mantilia would have been regulars. So Michigan turned to…

… untested and unproven gymnasts to get through. The new lineup worked for a little bit, as the Wolverines rolled through their first three meets. But the wheels came off the wagon in East Lansing on Feb. 2…

November 16, 2000 (vol. 111, iss. 35) • Page Image 15

…The Michigan Daily - Thursday, November 16, 2000 - 15A Women's basketball to sign three recruits The Michigan women's basketball team signed three players for the 2001 season. The Wolverines signed…

…. Finishing fourth in the Canadian Olympic Trials in the 1500 mdters, Brannen will supplement the Wolverines with his 3:45.09 1500- meter personal best, comparable to a 4:02 mile. The senior from Preston High…

Wolverine and NHL defenseman Blake Sloan. Coaches say that they're expecting a few more recruits and because of the graduating seniors and that they'%e been lacking depth the last few \c}ars due to unexpected…

January 16, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 61) • Page Image 9

… COLUMBUS - This weekend, the Michigan hockey team played four periods of excellent hockey.. But a sweep of the two-game series would have required six. On Saturday night, the Wolverines (10- 4-1 CCHA, 16…

… schoolers facing an NHL team. Ohio State's impressive backchecking along with its players' fiery first steps were too much for the flat-footed Wolverines to match. "I think that's one of the best games our…

…. Sophomore LaVell Blanchard was the only Wolverine to score in double digits. He finished the game with 15 points on 4-of-11 shooting. "They had a great defense, but we've seen better," sophomore Gavin…

January 16, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 75) • Page Image 8

… Phillipssurroundedth ready to take on the to as a unit. The disappointmen the Wolverines' firstI loss of the season, fron straight to the Sparta not capitalizing on a le second half. "I think we can Michigan coach Kevin…

… "We just got mixed up had agood game plang we had a lot of really g The Wolverines (2- overall) drew a largec rivalry game. The Mic section chanted "can write," "little sister" gan State) coach (Suzy…

… nerves. The Pirates fouled Wolverine guard Rumeal Robinson' with three seconds left in the extra frame and the Wolverines down one. Robinson had been in the exact situation earlier that season against…

March 16, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 115) • Page Image 9

… season came the Wolverines failed consis- to an end last night with an 87- tently to take care of the ball, 66 loss to Florida State in the and Florida State (22-12) took second round of the National…

… Michigan coach within one,19-18. Tommy Amaker's job security. The Wolverines committed a "We're going to keep doing shot-clockviolationonthe next our jobs," Amaker said of him- possession, and the Seminoles…

February 16, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 97) • Page Image 14

Wolverines' confer- ence schedule isn't as intimidating as the first half. But with home games against Michigan State and Wisconsin, and road games at Indiana and North- western, it's almost a guarantee that…

… teams. The Wolverines knocked off Penn State on the road. The game was note- worthy because it was Michigan's only road win since Big Ten play began, but at the same time, Penn State's program right now…

January 16, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 61) • Page Image 15

… wrestling team at the Wendy's Classic Duals in Ashland, Ohio. The Wolverines (7-0) did not surren- der a match in their three duals on the afternoon, defeating Binghamton, 45-0, Marquette, 50-0 and Cleveland…

… State 48-0. All three of the victories saw the Wolverines score bonus points with nine technical falls and five pins total. "It gives us a lot of confidence going into next weekend," said sophomore AJ…

… Minnesota 202.250 DANNY MOLOSHOK/Daly Senior Jennifer Crisman swims the 200-yard backstroke during the Wolverine Invitational. Seniors honored a Mts as t0- s 1ni i- By Adam McQueen DAIly Sports Writer…

… championship - its first in the event's 31-year history. Michigan justified its preseason No. I ranking by outmustering seven other top-15 opponents for the win. The Wolverines tallied a score of 207.550, good…

…. Strong showings in the pommel horse, the last event of the night, sealed the title for the Wolverines. Dehr placed second in the event, junior Daniel Diaz-Luong took fourth and senior tri-captain Kevin…

… feels great to finally win." The Wolverines have steadily improved over the past four years at the invitational. A fourth-place fin- ish in 1998 was followed by third in 1999 and second in 2000. Last…

… healthy and to have a nice, consistent performance," Golder said. "We did both of those things." As a team, the Wolverines won three of the meet's six events - the floor exercise, pommel horse and parallel…

November 16, 2001 (vol. 112, iss. 35) • Page Image 8

… season started, there were high expecta- tions for Michigan, coming off of a 22- 11 season in 1999-2000. It took just one game for the Wolverines' to gain some momentum to go along with those expectations…

…. In the opening game of the year, the Wolverines pounced on a major upset opportunity and knocked off then-No. 8 Louisiana Tech, 69-66 at Crisler Arena. It was Michigan's first win over a top- 10 team…

May 16, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 126) • Page Image 11

… important part of the weekend was that Michigan came away with three wins and the championship. Just an hour before the final, the Wolverines beat Wiscon- sin 10-1 in the semifinals. They got into a groove in…

…'s first-round match-up, when Senior Jessica Merchant is hoisted by her teammates after Saturday's championship. the Wolverines were eliminated in a disappointing 5-1 loss. Blue finishes in siaxt ce at - the…

January 16, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 76) • Page Image 11

… describe what the Lady Lions handed Michigan, as they rolled past the visitors 65-51 at the Bryce Jordan Center on Sunday. The loss gave the Wolverines their second straight defeat just one week…

… afterbreaking a 28-game conference losing streak against the same Penn State squad in Ann Arbor last weekend. The Wolverines didn't execute nearly as well as the first time they played the Lions, evidenced by 22…

March 16, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 99) • Page Image 9

… NCAA Tournament hree of tie past four years, and the Wolverines feel their experience will 'be beneficial. The prob- 11cm is, No. 9 seed Vir- ginia (1 8-3), Michigan's JoYCE opponent tomorrow at Who…

… under SueG the battle-tes in a national champi- in South Ben onship until you have gone to the tournament year in and year out," Michigan coach Sue Gue- vara said. The Wolverines are just beginning that…

February 16, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 95) • Page Image 11

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com February 16, 2009 - 3B Back-end players carry Blue in Big Ten matches Wolverines find believes the success this weekend will help build the team's confi…

…-play format helped participated in the event. Before Michigan this weekend, because this weekend, the Wolverines had the Wolverines' back-end players' not finished second or better in a outplayed their…

March 16, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 109) • Page Image 11

…'s fourth NCAA crown of her career - two of which were. 100-meter outdoor wins helped the Wolverines finish 11th at the .NCAA Indoor Champion- ships in College Station, Texas. Seniors Bettie Wade and Geena…

…." Wolverines fall to Illinois by one point onSenior Night Pommel horse, high bar prove troublesome in loss By COLT ROSENSWEIG Daily Sports Writer The niood was festjve before Saturday's Senior Night meet at…

… loss. Even for hit routines - only one.Wolverine actually fell off the apparatus - Michigan received uncharacteristically low scores. The Wolverines had taken a lead' after opening on floor, but losing…

…, Michigan senior-Joe Citrambone got Michi- was shaky going into high bar.. gan back on track on the rings, The Wolverines tried to regroup before the final event, bellowing, "Our housel"- But' the Illini were…

… Goldberg said.' Baldus-Strauss and junior Mel *'Santander started 'the Wolverines with two hits, but it wasn'teenough; Santander eventually won the event but Illinois steamrolled to smoothly executing his…

…'t take it from us." verine has achieved this seasor-on It certainly wasn't the Senior. rings. Night the Wolverines hadudreamed And the momentum carried into of. But the seniors will have one vault. On the…

… event that used to more chance to go out on a high cost Michigan two to three points note at home. Michigan will host in start value alone, no Wolverine 'the Big Ten Championships the scored lower than a…

… defend- CCHA semifinals next-weekend at er and slid into the net. Joe Louis Arena. After referees.reviewedthe play Saturday's first period was one to see if the puck went off Capo- of the .Wolverines

… started chanting 'Hagelin's It will take several similar goal on the weekend bodes well for name. efforts from the' all-sophomore upcoming games. "I have iever heard them cheer line if . the Wolverines want…

February 16, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 95) • Page Image 12

… front of his father Boris, who traveled from Sweden to see his son play this weekend. Nine Wolverines score in sweep Barnes, Pruitt, McNamara and Forys light up Akron Open By ROGER SAUERHAFT Daily…

… recent return to the Michigan men's track and field team and his continuing return to All-American form gave the 13th- ranked Wolverines a much-need- ed boost at the non-scoring Akron Open on Saturday…

…- er for kneeing just Berens six minutes into the contest. Two minutes into the major, a Wolverine boarding pen- alty gave Nebraska-Omaha a 5-on-3 advantage. The Mavericks found the back of the net twice…

… in the period and the team took a total of eight penalties in the first 21 minutes of the game. The high number of penalties burdened the Wolverines' typically solid penalty- kill unit and disrupted…

… what happened," Berenson said. "I ters," Berenson said. "It doesn't matter who scores, you just need goals." This mentality has translated into a 10-2 second-half run and catapulted the Wolverines from a…

… and played hard despite the officiat- ing and despite the adversity." The Wolverines haven't had many of these types of games. Michigan is just 7-8 on the season when giving up the first goal. Of those…

… withthe sweep and Alaska's loss Friday. The Wolverines will receive a first-round bye and home-ice advantage for the CCHA Tournament quarterfinal round in early March. But that doesn't mean they'll relax…

…, outcheck them. "This is what it's going to be like every weekend. Hopefully we can take our game to another level." overtook Notre Dame in the Pair- Wise this weekend. That means the Wolverines would get the…

March 16, 2006 (vol. 115, iss. 92) • Page Image 11

… 22nd-ranked Wol- verines will send one diver and nine swimmers to compete and look to improve upon last season's 14th-place finish. The Wolverines will compete in all but one of the meet's 18 events…

… medley relay team. As the Wolverines prepare for the competition, they hope the thousands of training laps, early mornings and late nights will translate into success. The swimmer participating in the most…

… Lindsey Smith, who won three Big Ten Championships, enters the meet as one of the most decorated swimmers at Michigan. Smith, with four career All-Ameri- can honors - the most for any current Wolverine

… game of the 2005 Women's College World Series that clinched Michigan's first national championship and sent the Bruins home disappointed. Perhaps it was too poetic. The Wolverines had all the momentum…

… long ball, blemishing an otherwise solid outing for Ritter (6-2) that featured 13 strikeouts, including the 850th of her career. Unlike UCLA (27-1), the Wolverines' runs came from both small . .....ball…

… for the Wolverines. The coaching staff even named Hunwick an alternate captain prior to the season. But last Saturday, it wasn't Hunwick the Yost Ice Arena crowd chanted for; it was his defensive…

… USA play. The game is a second- round match-up in the NIT. Three Keys for a Michigan victory KEEP TURNOVERS DOWN: The Wolverines have struggled to take care of the ball in their last few games. In…

… their first-round tournament loss to Minnesota in the Big Ten, three consecutive turnovers in the second half ultimately did Michigan in. The Wolverines have committed 45 turnovers in the past two games…

… against Minnesota on Feb. 15 to the porous defense that allowed Iowa, Michigan State, Ohio State and Purdue to score more than 80 points. In order for the Wolverines to defeat UTEP, they will need to play…

…. In the Big Ten Tournament first-round contest against Minnesota, the Gophers hounded Horton with Vincent Grier and make someone else have to win the game for the Wolverines. Many times this season…

February 16, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 97) • Page Image 13

…, pushing her into third place on Michigan's career scoring list. Nittany Lions take out frustration on Wolverines By Eric Ambinder Daily Sports Writer STATE COLLEGE - Coming off its worst loss of the…

… season at Minnesota last Sunday, the Penn State women's basketball team had seven days worth of frustration to take out on Michigan. Conversely, the Wolverines had just two days of rest following their…

February 16, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 84) • Page Image 10

…-78 upset over No. 25 Iowa. The Wolverines' effort shadowed that of Smith, meaning a slothful start but a beastly finish. Smith ge IowA 78 "turned the c MH N ball over f MICHIGAN 80 the first three times she…

… before half-time, the Wolverines felt their 40-28 deficit wasn't unmanageable. "Neither did Iowa. If you have a lead, that doesn't mean anything," Iowa's Jennie Lillis said. "'You've got to keep going with…

April 16, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 133) • Page Image 15

…) right now." At week's end, the No. 40 Wolverines (5-3 Big Ten, 12-6 overall) rank near the top of the Big Ten, but are a bubble team for the NCAA Champi- onships in May and are in as much disarray as the…

… situation," Ritt said. "We have been able to win a lot of matches with that mindset." And with only two matches remaining for the Wolverines before the Big Ten Championships, they will need to heal quickly…

January 16, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 61) • Page Image 12

… made them pay, combining for nine points and showing what a first line is all about. The trio of Wolverine stars have been on a scoring tear of late, holding point-streaks of eight, nine and 10 games…

… source of firepower by responsibly backchecking, winning the battles in the corners, hitting the Wolverines after the whistle and playing an overall solid defensive game. "Why shouldn't they go after…

…. But a Mike Komisarek tally at the 5:31 mark of the third put the Wolverines back in it, with an Ohio State empty net goal sealing the 3-1 victory. "We had a good third period, we reab ly did." Berenson…

…."' Fortunately for Berenson and the Wolverines, the full package arrived at Value City Arena on Saturday night. The Wolverines put the problems the previous night behind them, the mo notable of which was the…

… and I just fell just because the ice is so soft. But you can't make excuses like that - they have to play on it, too." ally Hilbert got the Wolverines on the board early, and after second period tied Is…

… Josh Langfeld, Jeff id Jillson, Geoff Koch and Scott Matzka nd each scored. Koch also posted a plus- al minus of plus-3 on the evening, while re Jillson led the Wolverines with a plus-4. The weekend was…

… cliches, it proves true, time and again. The Michigan hock- ey team is a perfect example. The Wolverines put together a seven-game unbeaten streak heading into the Christmas break. The tear elevated…

… Michigan to No. 4 in the national rankings - more importantly, it looked as though the Wolverines were showing the form that earned them a No. 2 presea- son ranking. Then, disaster struck - Michigan was…

… bludgeoned in two GLI games, losing 7-3 to Michigan Tech and 8-5 to Boston College. In fair- ness, the Wolverines were missing several players due to injuries and the World Junior Championships. But, the…

… seniors performed dismally as a class in the two losses, and the defeats were so thorough that they left the Wolverines shell- shocked. Last weekend brought some relief, as Michigan swept Lake Superior. But…

October 16, 2002 (vol. 113, iss. 30) • Page Image 11

…/Daily Michigan captain Jed Ortmeyer tallied two assists in two games this weekend In Buffalo. The Wolverines shutout Niagara, 3-0, and lost to North Dakota, 5-4. M icers lose overtime thriller to North Dakota…

… College Hockey Showcase championship. Michigan led for most of the third period and seemed to be on its way to extending its record to 2-0, which made the loss more disappointing for the Wolverines. "We…

February 16, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 84) • Page Image 11

… Bloomington. The Wolverines amassed 203 points to lead the meet by 28 after the first five events. Host team Indiana has been a surprise and stands second, while Penn State is currently third. "Indiana swam out…

…." The freestyle sprints were also a strong point for the Wolverines. Michigan earned 62 points in the 50- yard freestyle, behind a 2-3-4 finish from Crisman, Arsenault, and Laura (aznecki. The same four…

October 16, 2000 (vol. 111, iss. 12) • Page Image 17

…, trip to Alaska was a growing experience Wolveri in many respects. goalten Aside from the trip's underlying inten- games,f tion - team bonding - it was what the a wayt Wolverines did inside Sullivan Arena…

…. The Wolverines' offense came up empty-handed this weekend, and fifth-ranked Michigan broke its 12-game winning streak. Michigan lost to No. 4 Wake Forest 2-0 on Saturday and No. 3 North Carolina 4…

April 16, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 131) • Page Image 8

… Croad has coined a new catchphrase for the No. 4 Michigan men's gymnastics team in the postseason. Get in the CAR. The letters of "CAR" represent the Wolverines' new attitude that helped lead them to…

… their first Big NCAA Ten title since 2000: Confi- Champion- dent. Aggressive. Relaxed. This afternoon, When:1 P.M. the Wolverines Where: will see if"getting Minnesota in the CAR"works Sports Pavilion at…

September 16, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 148) • Page Image 10

… The rivalry between Michigan and Eastern Michigan might be one-sided, but it's hard to deny its importance for the Wolverines. The last time Michigan hosted its Ypsilanti rival, it was coming off back…

…- to-back losses to start the 1998 cam- paign. It's a familiar story for most Michigan fans. Coming off their national cham- pionship year, the Wolverines opened the season in South Bend, where Notre…

… performance against the Eagles tomorrow to kick-start a similar streak. "People will judge us based on how Blue freshman has pedigree of a Wolverine By Alison Roberts For the Daily Qualifying for the first…

… Sept. 10-11. His score of 217 helped the Wolverines finish third among the nine schools that participated. This is just the latest feat on Rankin's impressive list of accomplishments. At Central High…

… high school career, Rankin showed the mak- ings of a Wolverine. Rankin's father and grandfather introduced him to golf at the age of five. His earliest memory of the sport came when he made a hole…

April 16, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 120) • Page Image 18

… Komisarek received the Deker Club Award for the "most colorful rookie." As expected, sophomore Andy Hilbert won the Hazel M. "Doc" Losh Award for being the Wolverines leading scorer. Hilbert, a Hobey Baker…

… ,AndHb Road struggles continue for 'M' Loss a major shot to the Wolverines' Big Ten Tournament hopes By Albert Kim Daily Sports Writer The road woes that have plagued the Michigan men's tennis team…

November 16, 2001 (vol. 112, iss. 35) • Page Image 9

… full week off during the regular season was Novem- ber, 1998. After that layoff, the Wolverines jumped all over Alaska-Fairbanks in a 6-3 win at home. But when coach Berenson leads his team back onto the…

… challenge for our team," Berenson said. Nebraska-Omaha is "as good a team at home as there is in the CCHA." The Wolverines would have hosted Merrima'ck College last weekend, but Michigan had two games taken…

April 16, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 136) • Page Image 11

… threw his first career shutout and a four-hitter in seven innings en route to breaking Michigan State's 12-game winning streak. This week, Maloney has tried to prepare the Wolverines for Jones's sometimes…

… going to do?'" Olin said. In the end, everything worked out. Schmucker is now preparing to make her 24th consecutive start for the Wolverines as they travel to Pur- due for the Lady Boilermaker Invi…

January 16, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 78) • Page Image 10

…. Michigan's task was not to let her break that record on its home court. Mission accomplished. Unfortunately, that didn't help the Wolverines meet their primary goal of beating the Lady Lions, as Michigan…

… so we wanted to increase on it." Mazzante scored "just" 19 points in any way she could against the Wolverines. Her 7-of-17 shoot- ing night was nothing stellar, but the Lady Lions didn't need a record…

January 16, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 76) • Page Image 9

… as Mihgan's hockey coach. Games Red Berenson has spent behind 9 5 0 the bench with the Wolverines. 2 3 Seasons Red Berenson has been Michigan's head coach. Number of NCAA Championships Michigan has…

… the Wolverines' NCAA Tournament hopes. Michigan needs an impressive showing in conference play along with a quality win on the road to tack on their resum6 for March. "We're very disappointed," Michi…

January 16, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 76) • Page Image 13

… the Pur- due, which improved to 11-0 on its home floor on the year. The Wolverines (2-1,14-4) made their only move early in the second half, trailing 46-32. Two Michigan steals led to easy lay-ups for…

… Ron Coleman and Dion Harris. The Wolverines found Courtney Sims inside on their next two posses- sions to cut the deficit to six. But that was as close as Michi- gan got. Landry muscled up a lay- up…

November 16, 2006 (vol. 117, iss. 50) • Page Image 10

…'s game echoed the sentiments of the phrase tattooed on his right arm: "No joke." Carrying the team on his back, Sims scored 10 of Michigan's final 15 points, and the Wolverines defeated Wisconsin…

… in the paint and the Wolverines' only consistent player. During the game's closing min- utes, there was no doubt Sims was getting the ball on the offensive side off the court. It was hard not to ignore…

November 16, 2004 (vol. 115, iss. 34) • Page Image 9

… ordinarily would have made. And I thought that was one of the factors of us being able to wear them down a little bit." The Bearcats were stymied by the Wolverines's varying pressure defense in the second half…

…. Michigan was able to cut off Binghamton's screens and force the Bearcats into sloppy perimeter shots. Possibly the Wolverines' biggest ally in the game, however, was the abundance of fouls called by the…

… first minute of the second half. A teammate of Billings at Bing- hamton, current Wolverine Dani Wohl transferred from the school to attend Michigan before last season. Wohl was See BINGHAMTON, page 10…

… Josh Holman Daily Sports Writer Binghamton surprised almost everyone in Crisler Arena last night when it jumped out to as much as a 12- point lead over Michigan in the first half. The Wolverines were…

… down 29-17 at the four-minute media timeout, and they were showing no signs of a productive offense. But the Bearcats gave Michigan its chances to get back in the game, and the Wolverines cashed in on…

… those chances - exactly 91.3 percent of them. Michigan made 21-of-23 from the free throw line in its 59-46 victory. Five Wolverines were perfect from the charity stripe on a night when free throws kept…

…, but it could have been much worse had the Wolverines not shot 10-for- 11 from the stripe. For a team that shot just under 70 percent from the line last year, that improvement is the difference between…

… going into halftime down four - but with momentum - or going in down seven or eight, wondering how a team from the America East Confer- ence could jump out of the gates so fast. The Wolverines took that…

April 16, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 117) • Page Image 15

… softball team, it is tough not to follow that course. As the No. 12 team in the nation, the Wolverines (8-2 Big Ten, 32-8 overall) are primed to make another run at the Women's College World Series. Last…

… gradua- tion. The Big Ten also became deeper - only Indiana and Michigan State have sub-.500 records this season. So why are the Wolverines looking like they picked up right where they left off last…

January 16, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 61) • Page Image 13

… sophomore shooting guard Gavin Gioninger after the Wolverines lost their fifth- straight road game by double-digit points. SATURDAY'S GAME Michigan Illinois 51 80 Player of the game Illinois forward…

… BASKETBALL minutes left in Notebook the game - the third Michigan center to foul out - the Wolverines were forced to play guards Gavin Groninger, Avery Queen, Maurice Searight and Bernard Robinson and t all…

… said. "Defense is his strength and anything we can get from him offensively is just an extra bonus." THE ASSASSIN: Senior center Josh Asselin was the most hated Wolverine on the court Saturday by the…

… quarterback Jermaine Gonzales will likely join the Wolverines later this week. Gonzales played with fellow freshman Maurice Searight in high school at Orchard Lake St. Mary's. SATURDAY'SGAME MICHIGAN (51) FG…

… clamps on the post trio when they aren't in the middle of the offense and defense. Stupid fouls are devouring the Wolverines. Of course the big men will pick up fouls in the bump and grind of post play…

… Iowa, 8:05 p.m. MARJORIE MARSHALL/Daiy Michigan sophomore LaVell Blanchard is rejected by two Illinois defenders. The Wolverines shot just 21.1 percent from the field for the game. LOW ROAD The Michigan…

… men's basketball team has not won a road game in its last seven attempts. It hasn't even come close in its last five. Here's a break- own of the Wolverines' struggles. poor shooting ILLINI Continued…

… the game. Michigan never got closer than five and Illinois led comfortably by 15 at the half. The Fighting Illini continued to cruise in the second half and never allowed the Wolverines to slice into…

… this week for Michigan - at Ohio State on Thursday and Iowa Saturday - the Wolverines must find a way to be competitive in a difficult environment to prevent a 1-4 Big Ten start. "We've got a lot of…

March 16, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 98) • Page Image 14

… Michigan men's gymnas- tics coach Kurt Golder has made recap- turing the NCAA Championships his goal. This weekend's Big Ten Championships never cracked Golder's priority list. But the top-ranked Wolverines

… the nation, the Wolverines are stumbling into the Big Tens. Winning meets lately without per- forming at its best, Michigan has dis- played startling inconsistency along with explosive potential. Like…

March 16, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 115) • Page Image 10

…. She is going to roll over and get up and everything is going to be OK. And very quickly, I realized that wasn't the case." Jan. 12, 2007. Morgantown, West Virginia. The Wolverines, James Madison and the…

…-years-old. But I'm just not quite ready to give it up yet." Any fan would have no hesitation to say Bruck is the loudest cheerleader the Wolverines have, constantly giving advice and keeping the team fired up…

…. Little did Christian know that on Mar. 11, 2007, he would become the first Wolverine in 14 years to accomplish that incredibly rare feat - hitting for a single, double, triple and home run in the same game…

… ninth inning, with Michigan holding onto a comfortable 7-4 lead. His first career three-bagger made him the first Wolverine to hit for a cycle on the road since Ted Mahan did it in 1976. Christian…

… Player of the Week is currently leading the Wolverines in five statisti- cal categories - batting average (.432), doubles (five), walks (nine), slugging percentage (.703) and on- base percentage (.542…

January 16, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 76) • Page Image 12

… rate the Wolverines on their perfor- mance in each of four areas. (Rated out of 4 pucks) OFFENSE Despite scoring 10 combined goals in the week's first two games. nearly getting shutout at home on…

… blame for Satur- day's letdown, don't look at him. Ian Robinson e0g SPECIAL TEAMS The penalty-kill units were strong all weekend long, helping to keep the Wolverines in the game. Unfor- tunately, the…

May 16, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 126) • Page Image 12

…-country, indoor track and outdoor track. Despite two individual conference titles and three runner-up honors, the Wolverines fell short of their triple crown hopes by 24.5 points and finished in third place, behind…

…'t really do anything different than I have done all year. I just found my stride and kept a good pace." The busiest Wolverine on Sunday was senior Sierra Hauser-Price, who competed in four events and whose…

… finale against Indiana. The Wolverines (14-11 Big Ten, 35-14 overall) piled up seven runs in the bottom of the first inning against Indiana starter Steve Nielsen en route to a 9-4 win. Nielsen recorded…

… for the Wolverines, who have won 16 of their last 18 games. "We've been battling all year," coach Rich Maloney said. "To finally get over .500 is refreshing considering the 1-8 start. When you struggle…

… Doug Pickens added four more runs. Senior Drew Taylor got the start for the Wolverines and took full advantage of the early run support. The imposing left- hander yielded three earned runs on a sea- son…

… pitches." Even though Michigan set the tone early in the fourth game, it was the pitching staff that carried them on Saturday's twinbill. With Friday's game postponed due to rain, the Wolverines played four…

… complete games, 4 allowing just two runs apiece. The Wolver- ines swept the doubleheader, winning by scores of 6-2 and 5-2, respectively. The Wolverines' hurlers weren't as sharp in the first game of Sunday…

August 16, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 154) • Page Image 15

… fresh. known to be fast and hard-hitting. That said, the Michigan's linebackers are the deepest unit on the defense and Conventional wisdom would tell you that superior size and talent of the Wolverines

… plug up the middle and let Mich- Wolverine's opener against Miami (Ohio) - a igan's playmakers run to the ball. team that has been overlooked ever since quar- MICHIGAN PASSING DEFENSE VS. MIAMI PASS…

… defense. The fact is these receivers are in a different league than the RedHawk's defensive backs (and not just because they play in the MAC). The potential problem for the Wolverine's passing game is that…

…. MIAMI RUSHING DEFENSE: The Wolverines will have new starters at center and right tackle, as well asa new starting tailback in David Underwood. However, Michigan might get off to a slow start with all the…

… moving Guiterrez the ball down the field. Michigan's pass defense only surrendered five passing touchdowns before being torched for four more by USC. The Wolverines look to improve on last year…

…, an upset isn't totally out of the question. It isn't exactly likely either. Miami might catch the Wolverines looking ahead to their September-11th meeting with Notre Dame. Michigan is notoriously tough…

… championship the Wolverines dropped their first two Carr games to Notre Dame and Syracuse. Advantage: Michigan. MICHIGAN 34, MIAMI 17 LINEMEN Continued from Page 14 only returning starter, will book end the…

April 16, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 120) • Page Image 19

… with bogeys. Benedict went on to par the second playoff hole, but Jacobusse missed her par putt and the tournament was over. Lcd by Benedict's clutch performance, the Wolverines finished the tournament…

… team was a model of consistency throughout the weekend. In round one, the Wolverines shot a 29( and would have led had it not been for a 297 posted by the Hoosiers. On day two, Michigan shot a 302 to…

March 16, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 98) • Page Image 10

…-29 lead over Iowa on the road, and with a 12-3 record entering the game, the Wolverines had every right to feel good about themselves. It would be one of the last moments of this season that they would…

… basketball season looked up in mid-January, but Gavin Groninger and the rest of the upstart Wolverines fell back to earth in the season's second half. The tumultuous campaign ended with a 10-point loss at…

April 16, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 117) • Page Image 13

… The Michigan Dailv -Tuesdav. Anril 16. 2002 -13A ___- rs.. urr uul Yr r Polo ready for postseason run Mixture of youth, experience should lead Wolverines to the NCAAs I9NoTES Fox, Hill earn Big…

…." Last year, the team completed its first varsi- ty season with a 21-11-1 record and finished 15th in the nation. Having won 15 straight games heading into the postseason, the Wolverines had high…

April 16, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 120) • Page Image 14

…46 - The Michigan Daily - SportsMonday - April 16, 2001 Quote of the weekend "Our focus is just taking it one game a a time." - Carol Hutchins on the pressure upon the Wolverines as the Big Ten…

… withstand Michigan's attack, as the Wolverines posted 12 hits in the victory. In the sixth inning, Taylor advanced to first on an error, Volpe walked and Courtney Betley singled to load the bases. Moulden…

Wolverine pitchers have thrown 101 innings, allowing just 60 hits and a miniscule 13 earned runs, while recording 94 strikeouts. The team ERA over the streak is just 0.90. During that time, the offense is has…

…; Marissa Young, Meghan Doe, Monica Schock, Courtney Betley and Melinda Moulden are playing regularly as underclassmen. And for three upperclassmen on the Wolverines, the decision to come to the Midwest has…

… softball player expected to come in and play right away. Tune and Kollen have been starting infielders since their first game, and Eiland was the Wolverines' starting pitcher in 19 games as a freshman. Each…

…'re like, 'When are you not playing softball? I want to come on a non-softball weekend.'" - -:... L. - LI-- ---AL,, - th. fnmA Living in a climate as dynamic as Michigan's has forced the three Wolverines to…

April 16, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 131) • Page Image 9

… extended playing time before the heart of conference play begins. The lopsided win extended Michigan's win streak to 10 games just before the tough stretch start. The Wolverines, third in the con- ference…

… standings, need help to win the conference after getting swept in their Big Ten opener against Northwestern. Sitting one game behind the Wildcats, the Wolverines can pres- sure the Big Ten leaders this week…

… make a decision. By the time she picked softball, most schools had already finished their recruiting. Ryan applied to Michigan because being a Wolverine was a family legacy, but originally, she had no…

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