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October 17, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 30) • Page Image 13

… Writer EAST LANSING - The Michi- gan State men's soccer team barely seemed to notice the downpour as the Spartans swarmed Old College Field after their 5-0 victory Sun- day. The Wolverines and their trav…

… rival- ry game was the last of a grueling midseason swing. The Wolverines (0-2-1, 8-4-1) had played three of their last four games on the road and had won just one. The Spartans put Michigan in a hole…

March 17, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 93) • Page Image 8

… (for showing up last night)." The Wolverines will next face Notre Dame in the third round of the NIT. They defeated the Fighting Irish 71-67 at South Bend earlier in the season. Two games after the…

… for an open shot." The 3-point shooting that was non- existent during the majority of Mich- igan's late-season losing streak also reappeared in the Wolverines' return to Crisler Arena. Four Wolverines

… would show up last night against UTEP. But this Wolverine team likes to surprise. Michigan came out with the defensive intensity necessary to pull out a victory. The Miners committed 19 turnovers, mainly…

… due to the Wolverines' pressure. Michigan got the ball toto the post play- ers early in the game, which opened up the perimeter to the tune of 1l-for-21 shooting from behind the arc. The Wolverines cut…

… the NIT. For many Wol- verine fans, a Michigan NIT run would be like a nightmare that just won't end. Every game the Wolverines advance in the NIT KE S would just reinforce the incomprehensible late…

…, the Wolverines wouldn't need to keep answering questions about what they have to do in these upcoming NIT games. Sure, Michigan coach Tommy Amaker and his Wolverines have continu- ally stressed that…

… UTEP team. But that phrase could just as easily be turned around to the Wolverines. For all intents and purposes, Michigan had its chance to continue its season in the NCAA Tournament, but it failed. Now…

April 17, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 121) • Page Image 17

…The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 17, 2001- 5B ,Big Ten foes looing up at rowers By Jim Webw Daily Sports Writer After the Wolverines' dominance of the other top three teams in the Big }Ten at…

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May 17, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 142) • Page Image 11

… injury and mononucleosis, respectively. As a result, the Wolverines wondered where 20 points - two first-place finishes - would come from. But Michigan got all the points it was looking .for and won by a…

… duo of Nate Brannen and Nick Willis redshirting to train for the Olympics, Michigan had a hard time earning points. During the three-day event, the Wolverines earned all 41 of its points yesterday and…

November 17, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 53) • Page Image 14

… were in position to block shots, they couldn't manage to col- lect many offensive rebounds. The Wolverines had just five second- chance baskets, compared to 19 for Kentucky. Borseth said his players…

… points. A lot of that had to do with Michigan stepping up defensively, forcing 21 Kentucky turnovers and holding the Wildcats to a 32 per- cent shooting clip for the game. The Wolverines fared much better…

April 17, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 118) • Page Image 14

… years, Michigan has fin- ished second, sixth and third at the NCAA Championships. In 1999 and 2001, the Wolverines finished a mere .3 points behind champions Georgia and UCLA, respectively. "I don't think…

… team have been opti- mistic all year, the time for action is now. The No. 5 Wolverines head to Tuscalosa, Ala. this week to compete in the NCAA Champi- onships, which begin tomorrow. CHAMPIONSHIP…

May 17, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 142) • Page Image 12

… resigned on Thursday. thought Mark would be here a real- Mees led the Wolverines to a 65-48 ly long time." record, including The Wolverines finished with a 13- three NCAA 9 record this season, a four-match t…

… o u r n a m e n t turnaround from a year ago. The appearances. Wolverines have every player return- "Leaving the ing next season except Jackson, one Michigan tennis of Mees's first recruits. program…

February 17, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 96) • Page Image 9

… Tambellini bring the Wolverines back from the dead, it was two controver- sial calls by the officiating crew that ulti- mately decided the game. At 8:14 of the second period, Tambellini drove in on Michigan…

… and onto the ice where one quick pass set up Ortmeyer for a wide-open goal. The Wolverines began to celebrate, but their jamboree was cut short as the ref came in waving the goal off. All Ortmeyer and…

… into a nail-biter. The smooth-skating winger has now scorched the net 22 times this season for a team-leading total of 32 points. He has twice as many goals as any other Wolverine. Tambellini just doesn…

… schools, Tam- bellini seemed unfazed, unaware of any extra pressure on him as the Wolverines' most consis- tent offensive force. He started by giving Michi- gan the quick start it needed Friday when he…

… scored 13 seconds in, and then breathed life into the Wolverines in Saturday's third period. Michigan coach Red Berenson compared him to Brett Hull - the Detroit Red Wing whose rocket shot has terrorized…

… depends on when there's a lot on the line. That is a desire that the rest of the Wolverines need to pick up on, because as special as Tam- bellini is, he couldn't pull out a win by himself Saturday, and he…

… is not going to be able to deliver See LEWIS, Page 48 ing in Michigan's split with first-place Ferris State two weeks ago. Tambellini led the Wolverines to victory against the Spartans on Friday, but…

March 17, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 114) • Page Image 11

… last night was Michigan's first postsea- son game in four years, its play in the contest's first 30 minutes did little to distinguish itself from the other 29 games the Wolverines have played this season…

…. But the last 10 minutes did. The Wolverines came from behind to defeat Missouri last night 65-64 in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament, overcoming an MiCHIGAN 65 eight-point second…

February 17, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 82) • Page Image 8

… that' elusive 13th game. Like an ascending elevator; the Wolverines had no prob- lem reaching wins 1-12, 2 MICHIGAN 59 but win F numbert 13 WiSCONSJN 75 seems like the floor that doesn't exist. Michigan…

… (3-8 Big Ten, 12-10 over- .A all) lost its seventh consecutive gam e atWs n i , 9 a Wisconsin last night, 75-59, to a team which many hoped would be a breath of fresh air after the Wolverines played a…

September 17, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 10) • Page Image 11

…'s field hockey needed to build con- fidence, gain momentum and win some games, especially with the rigors of conference play looming just around the corner. And the Wolverines did just that. With a 5…

… (two goals and three assists). Belassi came out of the gates swinging Fri- day night, netting two goals in the game's first stanza to give the Wolverines a 2-0 lead over the Cardinals (3-4). Just two…

April 17, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 137) • Page Image 15

…. With a nonconference win over No. 27 Rice Sunday, Michi- gan increased its winning streak to eight. The win propels the 19th-ranked Wolverines into this weekend's contests.with No. 66 Indiana and No. 3…

… the possibility of winning the Big Ten regular season," senior co-captain Brian Hung said. But despite the winning streak, it hasn't been all positive for the Wolverines. Michigan fell behind early to…

January 17, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 55) • Page Image 14

… in the CCHA standings. The Wolverines sit in fourth place and the Spartans are tied for fifth - a difference that has added significance with the CCHA's revised playoff system. Under the new rules, the…

Wolverines coach Red Berenson. The keys to a turnaround are numerous, and the team has been work- ing hard to get back into the groove. "We have to try to get back to basics," junior defenseman Tim Cook said…

… coach Eric Namesnick, the Michigan men's swimming and diving team had a difficult time finding the emotions worthy of a victory. "It was hard to think about the meet after the week we all had," Wolverine

March 17, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 99) • Page Image 9

… and helped Hartwick enjoy a dream season. It finished 33-12 and advanced to the Final Four after defeating Michigan in the Eastern Championship. This season, Strub hopes to help the Wolverines reach the…

… shows how this team competes." Senior captain Laura Olin had another tremendous day yesterday, shooting a team-best 71 to help the Wolverines finish in fourth place. Olin's 1-under round made her the only…

Wolverine to finish under par in any of the rounds. After a shaky start on Monday, when she shot 9-over-par, Olin quick- ly bounced back. She shot eight and two strokes better on the following days. Olin…

… because there is no way it should have been in the bunker. But I am over it now because we played well as a team, and I did have a solid tournament." Olin wasn't the only Wolverine who showed signs of…

…, while finishing 4-over-par. The Wolverines have played well all season. In eight tournaments, the team has finished first three times, and has never finished worse than sixth out of nineteen teams back in…

…, Strub experienced first-hand the bitter rivalry between Michigan and Indiana. In a close game, Indi- ana defeated the Wolverines by one goal, and Strub admitted that the game overwhelmed her. "It was…

November 17, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 48) • Page Image 9

… Championships on the line, the No. 6 Michigan Wolverines met rival No. 5 Michigan StateMIIGAN T in a second round matchup. The Wolverines came into the game riding momentum from a hard-fought 1-0 victory on…

…, controversial goals in the first half, the Wolverines' defense stood strong to hold on for a 2-1 victory over the Spartans. Junior Adrienne Hortillosa scored just less than 12 minutes into the first half, putting…

… shot from Michigan State sopho- more Michele Huynh-Ba rocketed through the Wolverine defense and past Riley. But the shot hit the goal post. Freshman Jennifer Beeuwkes rebounded it and put it back on…

… goal, but Riley turned it away. Throughout the entire game, the crowd was on edge. The support of family and friends served as motivation for the Wolverines. They even had a two-person pep band - a pair…

… of ball girls from home games - to keep the crowd in the game with their rendition of "The Victors." The win was the second time this year the Wolverines have won on Michigan State's turf. They…

… defeated the Spartans 1-0 in a Big Ten regular season contest. Those two losses to Michigan were Michigan State's only two home defeats this year. The Wolverines' recent success at the Michigan State Field…

… said. "We've played well on this field." The Wolverines now advance to play No. 1 Wake Forest, the defending national champions. They defeated Connecticut, 3-0, yesterday. Michigan and Wake Forest met…

…) and April Fronzoni (12) celebrate during Michigan's win over North Carolina on Friday. Yesterday, the Wolverines beat Michigan State to advance to the NCAA semifinals. 'M' topples Irish, heads to Sweet…

… more possessing of the ball in the upcoming half:' But in the beginning of the sec- ond half, Notre Dame kept the pressure on. After five more frantic minutes in the Michigan end, the Wolverines were…

January 17, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 55) • Page Image 11

…B -- - - -- ----- ------ -- ------------- - --- - - --- Michigan 74 Dee-sappointed Wolverines take iini down to the wire, but buzzer-beater rims out By Jack Herman Daily Sports Writer CHAMPAIGN - It was billed as a battle between two of the best guards in the…

… finished with a game-high 26 points. Horton had 19. And, in the end, it would come down to a clash between these two. With 13 seconds left, the seventh- ranked Illini held a 77-74 lead, but the Wolverines

January 17, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 76) • Page Image 11

…. The Wolverines have reeled off 39 straight conference victories with their last loss coming to the Gophers in 1999. But the rivalry goes beyond the regular sea- son. Recently, Michigan has been able to…

…- ence win -its last Big Ten loss came in 1999 to the Gophers. Minnesota after both schools recruited the gymnasts heavily. The Wolverines have two freshman stand- outs, Becca Clauson and Big Ten Athlete…

…- ance, in,which she won the all-around in her first meet as a freshman - something that no Wolverine has done since Heather Kabnick did it on Jan. 14, 1995. Being at home will be an advantage for Michigan…

March 17, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 111) • Page Image 14

…- ish after breaking her own school record with a monumental throw of 55-0 feet. This throw earned five points for the Wolverines, landing the team in a tie for 32nd place, the team's best finish at the…

Wolverines. Her time of 2:08.86 placed her in sixth place of her heat and 10th overall. The top eight fin- ishers moved on to the finals, and Sturtz's effort just happened to fall .27 seconds short on Saturday…

…. Sturtz and Phillips became the first Wolverine tandem to capture All- American honors since 1999. In the distance medley relay, the Wolverines fought hard against the best of competition and rounded up a…

… 10th-place finish. Freshman Kate Erdman headed the relay for the Wolverines. Erdman hustled her way into 10th place before handing off the baton to junior Vera Simms for the second leg of the race…

…, and placed the race into the hands of sophomore Lindsey Gallo with the Wolverines clinging to ninth place. Gallo, who had a brilliant sopho- more season for the Wolverines, ran the anchor and finished…

… strong at a time of 11:19.61, solidifying a 10th- place finish for the Wolverines. Rounding out the day for the Wolverines was freshman Stephanie Linz in the high jump. Linz cleared 5-9 3/4 on her second…

…," Warhurst said. "They were coming down the straight-away and then just separated off at the very end. It came down to the last 20 meters." Michigan's third-place finish was still big for the Wolverines - it…

… broke Michigan's record by three sec- onds. It was an important and thrilling weekend for the Wolverines, and each had many good things to say even before the trip. The Wolverines anticipated an amazing…

… Sophomore Nate Brannen becomes the first Wolverine to win a NCAA title since 1998, with a time of 1:47.79 in the 800 meters. Waits said. Willis took a nonchalant approach to the 3,000-meter run on account of…

…)," Willis said. "I looked up and smiled at the guys because I wanted to thank them all for being there for me" According to the Wolverines, the environment in Arkansas was incredi- ble not solely because of…

January 17, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 55) • Page Image 15

… Sports Writer CHAMPAIGN - Michigan junior Courtney Sims had a rough start to the con- ference season, leaving many Wolverine fans wondering if he was up to the chal- lenges that face a Big Ten post player…

… that mat< and the Wolverines' game against due, combining for 11 points on just s attempted field goals. The game against the Illini, how provided a glimmer of hope for the of the year. Sims started off…

…. Wolverines wing Lester Abram d down the lane and got the ball to Sims, scored and drew the foul. Sims hit the throw, giving Michigan a 9-8 lead. Sims's finest play came when he gral the largest advantage the…

Wolverines w « SINGER Continued from page 1B For the first - and perhaps only - time in my life, the thought flashed through my mind: Tommy Amaker is an offensive genius. The play worked, and Horton got the…

Wolverines never surrendered. They responded to every vicious blow with an equal- ly nasty counter-punch and kept the champ on the ropes until the final bell sounded. But in the end, the conclusion was…

… history of the Michigan basketball program. Instead, with the rimming-out of Horton's shot, Saturday's game was just the latest example of a familiar pattern for the Wolverines. The close- but…

…. Undaunted, Horton responded with two consecutive triples of his own, draining the second one right in Brown's eye. While the rest of the Wolverines' offense stalled in the last few minutes, Horton shined…

…. ... Sims now places fourth in Wolverine history with 151 blocks. ... The game was sold out, with 16,618 fans in attendance. 0 PLAYERS OF THE GAME Daniel Horton Michigan Horton used 17 second-half points to…

… bring the Wolverines to a brief lead after they trailed by 11 at half- time. He finished the game with 19 points and a team-high five assists. Dee Brown Illinois Brown scored a game-high 26 points, making…

March 17, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 114) • Page Image 12

… sparked Michigan's best- ever finish at the NCAAs and tallied 10 of the team's 39 points in the Wolverines' third-place finish. Though Ofili didn't start the day off the way she would have liked, finishing…

… with Ofili and the three other All-Americans' effort, the Wolverines achievedtheir primary objective of the season - to finish higher at Nationals than any other Wolverine team in history. "Our goal this…

… goals in their last 3 On Sunday, the Wolverines matches, the Wolverines knew took a giant step toward proving that Indiana had the potential to his point. slow down their potent offensive No. 12 Michigan…

…,' and that I had That focus was evident from to step up," May said. the onset, as the Wolverines Anderson called May "the dif- came out with an intensity char- ference" for Michigan, calling acteristic of…

…." That desperation worked again, and the rest of the team followed her lead. Three more Wolverines walked away with All-America honors - junior Bettie Wade (pentathlon), senior Nicole Edwards (mile run…

… laughed. "You see one of their parents getting thrown out, and that's the fun of college hockey, that's why they're there," Sauer said. This weekend was just further proof that the Wolverines have thrived…

… dancing wildly. When the song was done, they pleaded for the band to play again. The crowd got its encore. On Friday, Kolarik got his. And if the Wolverines keep making it this exciting in the playoffs…

November 17, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 48) • Page Image 14

… rolled into Columbus this weekend, and they came in the form of the Michigan hockey team. The Wolverines (5-3 CCHA, MC__GAN ___ 9-3 overall) split two games AtE with CCHA-leading Ohio State, winning Friday…

… senior Chris Olsgard was given a game misconduct penalty for hitting from behind. Olsgard's mistake gave Michigan a five-minute powerplay, and for a few minutes, the Wolverines held a 5-on-3 advan- tage…

February 17, 2006 (vol. 115, iss. 78) • Page Image 8

… kind of picked up the slack for her, and we started making shots." The Wolverines (0-13 Big Ten, 6-19 overall) showed that they were ready to play right from the start, never allowing the Boilermakers…

… free throw from Gearlds, Michigan promptly went on a 6-0 run to tie the game. Soon after, the Wolverines took a 22-19 lead on a pret- ty spin move and jumper from Janelle Cooper. The sophomore - whom…

… to Michi- gan's upset bid. On Purdue's first posses- sion, Gearlds drilled a three from the top of the key. After a steal off a pass from Wolverine sophomore Melinda Queen, Purdue forward Aya Traore…

… Michigan softball program. The Wolverines reached new heights last season, becoming the first team east of the Mississippi River to win the Women's College World Series. "Regardless of what happened last…

… anything is deserved," Ritter said in the e-mail. "It's up to us to prove that we belong there." Michigan's top ranking shouldn't come as a shock to anyone. The Wolverines return all but one of their…

… and Alessandra Giampaolo and senior Stepha- nie Bercaw returning to left, center and right fields, respectively. The Wolverines lost some offensive pop with the graduations of shortstop Jessica Merchant…

… to help out," Ewing wrote in an e-mail. "There's no one better than Jess herself giving me advice." The Wolverines open the season at the GRU Classic in Gainesville,Fla. this week- end. They will face…

… - last start, Feb. 16, 2005. Hunter's performance left no room for second guesses. The senior sparked the Wolverines out of the locker room, launching them to a 35-6 lead. In total, Hunter scored of No. 1…

… and allowed us to get out of the box early." By early, Amaker meant 40 seconds into the game. Hunter justified his coach's decision on the Wolverines' first possession. He received a pass from Graham…

November 17, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 48) • Page Image 15

… concerned. So what's the deal? The answer provides a characteri- zation of a group of parents that have made themselves an integral part of Michigan field hockey. At the Wolverines' regular season game…

… Michigan field hockey family extends far beyond the TONY DING/Daily Senior forward April Fronzoni plays the ball yesterday while her father, John, and the rest of the Wolverine faithful watch her stellar…

… after the game. At Michigan State, the field is surrounded by a track, which is fenced in. The Wolverine parents stood by the chain-link fence, their eyes aglow with excitement from seeing a win that…

…- ner-up performance at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championship in Terre Haute, because the Wolverines earned it. Since their season began in late Septem- ber, they've pounded more than 1,200 miles and…

Wolverines an automat- ic bid to the NCAA Championships in Waterloo, Iowa. The weather was in the upper-30s. Steady mist dampened the course, but couldn't do the same to the spirits of the runners and fans who…

…) Willis there with me the whole way." When runners began to press after eight kilometers, the Wolverines looked as fresh as they did at the start. In the last kilometer, Michigan was surging, while the…

… coach Cheryl Burnett with an intensity matched only by her team's defense. The Wolverines for-ced 22 turnovers and made key steals down the stretch to defeat Miami (Ohio) 79- 68 in the first round of the…

… Preseason Womens National Invitational Tourna- ment and their first win of theM I ) regular season. With the score tied at 61, the crowd rose to its feet in support, and the Wolverines responded with a 9…

…-0 run, attributable to increased defensive pressure. Michigan never trailed after that. Seniors Stephanie Gandy and Jennifer Smith set the tone for the Wolverines. The former scored 15 points in the first…

… can all kind of do it at the same time, that's our hope." The Wolverines could apply strong defensive pressure at the same time, enough to frustrate the Redhawks (0-1) each time they took the lead…

January 17, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 76) • Page Image 10

… Northwestern. Poise and self-control on defense paper, Northwestern (0-3 Big should correct Michigan's first-half 8-6 overall) at Welsh Ryan Arena troubles. But the Wolverines must Id be a much easier opponent…

… for maintain the intensity that allowed Wolverines than Ohio State at them to pull away from the Buckeyes e City Arena. But this is still the late in the game. By Daniel Bremmer Daily Sports Writer…

February 17, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 96) • Page Image 12

… State 0 LAKE SUPERIOR 4, Northern Michigan 2 Notre Dame 3, BOwUNG GREEN 2 MICHIGAN STATE 5, Michigan 3 FERRIS STATE 2, Western Michigan 1 Saturday's games: MIAMI 1, Ohio State 0 CCHA STANDINGS Wolverines

…. Because, for the third time in 2003, the Wolverines have won on Friday at home, only to lose to the same team on Sat- urday in their opponent's building. "We have to play better on the road," Michigan coach…

April 17, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 114) • Page Image 17

… where you don't have to be per- fect." - Fifth-year senior pitcher Paul Ham- mond on the Wolverines' early leads through- out the series. Hitters and pitchers combine to lead victorious Wolverines By…

… trying to mount a comeback, the Wolverines scored ° early and often. Ohio State held a lead for just half an inning over the entire weekend. Game two of Sat- urday's doubleheader epitomized Michigan…

October 17, 2002 (vol. 113, iss. 31) • Page Image 10

…, Michigan suffered a crushing 2-1 overtime loss to the Irish in South Bend, Ind. But this year Michigan will have the advan- tage of playing on its home turf at Varsity Field, and the Wolverines are prepared…

… up with their work by then and that we'll get some loyal fans to come out on a school day." Defeating Notre Dame has been the Wolverines' goal since the beginning of the season. "Beating Notre Dame…

November 17, 2005 (vol. 116, iss. 33) • Page Image 9

… wouldn't have that transition to go into (offense). Her impact is huge. And no one really sees that, except people on the court." r sfs.As a freshman, Se.sky was a defensive specialist for the Wolverines

… Libero Stesha Selsky's outstanding play has benefited the Wolverines since her move from defense. your whole defense run. She's very good at it; there's no question she's Seniors reflect on successfu fnal…

… represent the block 'M' like you have on that athletic field," Hillman said. "You'll always be a Michigan Wolverine, and you'll always have the experiences, but you'll never be able to step on the field like…

…'s named the fastest meet in the world, and that couldn't be more true." Though Savulich didn't qualify for the 2004 Olympics in Athens, he did catch the eye of Wolverines coach Bob Bowman, who knew that…

…, Savulich has proven to be a significant addition to the Wolverines. In his first collegiate race against Eastern Michi- gan, Savulich earned a victory in the 200-yard freestyle. Two weeks ago, Savulich came…

February 17, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 96) • Page Image 16

… up at just the right time. With the Big Ten Champi- onship two weeks away, the Wolverines looked dominant yesterday afternoon against No. 5 Ohio State. On the strength of two pins and a technical fall…

… accomplishments as Wolverines prior to the match. Grant would not disap- point in his final home dual meet. The fourth-ranked All-American put on a takedown clinic at the expense of a hapless Nathan Costello…

March 17, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 111) • Page Image 13

…'s leaving the program in better shape than when he came. Blanchard has given more to the Wolverines in his career than just numbers. His dedication to winning and love for the program has made a strong…

Wolverine in history to lead his team in points and rebounds for four straight years. He fin- ished sixth on the all-time scoring list with Robinson shines n BTT loss * By Charles Paradis Daily Sports Writer…

… Jamal Crawford. Within a year, Crawford and Gaines, who were supposed to be Michigan's one-two punch in the backcourt, were off the team. That was the first blow dealt to Blanchard. The Wolverines

… struggle, as attention was directed toward off- court issues, mainly the replacement of Brian Ellerbe with current coach Tommy Amaker. And finally, the biggest blow was dealt when the Wolverines banned…

… looking at the heart and passion the Wolverines played with this season, it was clear their captain rubbed off on them. "I just want to tell him thank you for every- thing he has taught me and for leading…

… oni postseasoin gdmce a4 a Wolverine. Michigan loses this first-rounid NIT game gai N1orr Dame, 75.5: His carer .. t Sixth on all-timne Michigan~ scoring list with ,Sl fin. * Seventh on all…

… career triple double Friday, but the Wolverines still fell 63-56 to Indiana. small forward position and places in between. Near the end of the game, it was becoming apparent that all the minutes were…

… down before the start of the year, the 0-6 start, the turnaround and, finally, the struggles down the stretch. It is - well, pick a word - amazing, unfair, ironic how much the Wolverines' trip to the Big…

…. Walking on crutches, trying to fight the swelling, Horton's injury had the Wolverines' backs against the wall before they even had a chance to say otherwise. So the thinking inside the United Center became…

…, "Write 'em off. There's no way they can compete against Indiana if Horton can't go." It's funny how no one learned from what this team did all year. Thirty minutes before tip-off, the Wolverines took the…

February 17, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 82) • Page Image 10

… did was amazing" Michigan coach Brian Ellerbe said. After his team's sixth-consecutive loss to Indiana this past Sunday, Ellerbe had said that Wisconsin was a team closer to the Wolverines' playing…

… defensive team against a good defensive team with few offensive weapons quickly unfolded into a game of P-I-G for the Badgers' sharpshooters. Kevin Gaines led the Wolverines with 16 points. M' heads east to…

January 17, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 78) • Page Image 5

… their 75-57 loss to Illinois, the youthful Wolverines couldn't stop the Fighting Illini duo, which combined for 38 points and 17 rebounds. Despite the play of the Illinois frontcourt, the latest setback…

… nifty floater in the lane by sophomore DeShawn Sims culminated a seven-point run and tied the game at 43 with 12:35 remaining. From there, it was all Illinois the Wolverines had no answer for Pruitt…

… considered bolting for the NHL after playing in Morrison's shadow, returned to Ann Arbor and registered one of the best seasons in Wolverine his- tory with 32 goals and 35 assists. And just like Porter…

… him in the same category as the all-time great Wolverines - especially if he finishes his colle- giate career the way Muckalt and the 1998 team did. "Your legacy is your career, but the senior year is…

April 17, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 114) • Page Image 19

…- tories against both Wisconsin and Iowa to solidify its position for postseason play. The Wolverines' first varsity eight clinched wins in both of its races, finishing 4.7 seconds ahead of Iowa in the first…

…- consin in the first session. But the Wolverines didn't measure up to their morning performance later. They finished third in the after- noon. The second varsity four defeated the Wisconsin lightweight team…

… got my girl at least by three." Senior Amy Schmucker and sophomore Lindsay Davis tied for 13th place, scoring 154 in 36 holes. Junior Ali Stinson was the final Wolverine to place in the top 20, tying…

… 0 Buckeyes in its final home match of the season, Michigan failed to deliver the upset. Ohio State blanked the Wolverines, 7-0. "To some extent, we were out- matched," said Michigan coach Bruce Berque…

… are. They were stronger physically, too." In addition to facing extremely tough competition, the Wolverines (5-3 Big Ten, 11-9 overall) found themselves a bit shorthanded, with several players battling…

…. But the Ohio State duo won five straight points to pull the rug out from underneath the Wolverines' feet and steal the match, 8-7 (5). "This was definitely the closest match we've played against them…

… statistic is misleading, since several Wolverines fought hard and had several opportunities to stop the Buck- eyes' onslaught. At No. 1 singles, Maravic broke Ohio State's Bryan Koniecko to go up 5-3 in the…

April 17, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 118) • Page Image 17

… doubleheader against West- ern Michigan (7-6 Mid-American Conference, 12- 15 overall). Although the Wolverines have important Big Ten matchups on the horizon, Schock doesn't plan on letting up against the…

… break the tie at the top of the Big Ten standings. The Hawkeyes currently share the lead with the Wolverines and have won three straight, including a- sweep of Penn State. Iowa's two Big Ten losses came…

September 17, 2009 (vol. 120, iss. 8) • Page Image 10

…10A - Thursday, September 17, 2009 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com I I MAN ON A MISSION After two years as a Mormon missionary, Chase Tennant is back with the Wolverines I I SAID ALSALAH…

… leave for a mission in Montreal later that year, so Burns took his chances on Tennant. The gamble paid divi- dends right away. Tennant immediately startedfor the Wolverines at defense and mid- field…

… the scoring attack in the first period, Michigan's offense lacked cohe- sion. Wolverine midfielders relied greatly on long balls while for- wards appeared intent on pen- etrating the defense one…

… and they're still becom- ing accustomed to the Division I game. They get out here, it's game day under the lights. They want to show off in front of their family Wolverines. But when the forward did…

… the game, you can put a player like Mauro Fuzetti in, and he can really have an impact," Michigan coach Steve Burns said. His impact resonated with the Wolverines through the remain- der of the second…

… around Detroit goalkeeper Bran- don Waterstradt. Junior defender Jeff Quihano added a late goal for good mea- sure, and the Wolverines were able to rectify the disastrous opening stanza. "We're just having…

…'s not high school any- defenders. Detroit midfielder Pat more." Lepera scored on a volley in the As the Wolverines struggled 28th minute, and the Wolverines without their offensive leader, trailed 1-0 at…

November 17, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 53) • Page Image 11

… ice at LawsonIce Arena as a team on a mission. Fourteen seconds after the opening faceoff, the Wolverines set the tone off a goal from fresh- man David Wohlberg. The fresh- man received a pass that…

… regulation play. In the final three games of the regular season, the Wolverines found the back of the net six times off 14 shots on net. But in the 200 minutes they played in Madison, they were held scoreless…

…, and sophomore for- ward Louie Caporusso notched his first career hat-trick as a Wolverine on three third-period goals. "We've been kind of unlucky the past couple games," Caporusso said. "We felt…

… nowhere to be m Friday's loss found Saturday, and Michigan's offense revived. with five-goal The Wolverines continued to charge through the slot and-attack Gill within 15 feet of the crease. But this time…

… Michigan Michigan jumped out to a 2-0 y team's weekend series lead less than seven minutes into with Western Michigan Saturday's contest. Sophomore not show it, the Wolverines forward Louie Caporusso said…

… generally overwhelmed. o-man defense and fre- On top of that, Michigan's for- ly tied up Wolverine for- wards were more effective estab- trying to handle the puck lishing position in front of the net slot…

…-0 win matched the Wolverines' highest margin of victory this year. Com- pared to Friday, Michigan played with a heightened sense of urgen- cy that Berenson said hasn't been there enough this season. "I…

February 17, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 84) • Page Image 8

… MADISON - Mike Wilkinson must really like playing against Michigan. But that's not saying much these days. The Wolverines (3-9 Big Ten, 12-14 overall) lost their Dion Harris scored in d ninth straight game…

…- second notable perfor- third straight game sco mance against Michigan this season, 22 points But beyond the duoc and nine rebounds. igan had nothing to w "(The Wolverines) have some good big guys the…

… had the most productive 17 lead at halftime. night of any Wolverine by far, considering he Michigan's ability t S* NOTE Women's swimming team jumps out to early lead in Big Ten Championships After one…

… day of competition, the Michigan women's swim- ming and diving team has taken an early and surprising lead at the Big Ten Championships. The No. 17 Wolverines edged out Penn State by just one point…

… half while Michigan failed to convert from 3-point land, going 0-for-8. The Wolverines shot just 8-of-24 from the field in the first half for 17 points, the fewest they have scored in a single half this…

… to trial. He has already missed seven games because of the suspension he received when the news of his charges broke, and he couldn't even travel or practice with the Wolverines. His story has been…

… State squad. The Wolverines clocked in at 1:40.75, which is an NCAA consideration time. The Big Ten Championships will continue through Satur- day, and are being held at Indiana. Ever have those friends…

November 17, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 48) • Page Image 10

…, Texas, when the then-ninth-ranked Wolverines upset then-No. 1 Texas in (you guessed it) the last relay. "It was about as exciting as a college dual meet can be," Michigan coach Jon Urbanchek said after…

…'ll fight you to the last rung, and they'll finish a race better than anybody in the country." Specifically, Reese pointed to the Wolverines' impressive showing in the distance events. "They just kept beating…

March 17, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 111) • Page Image 12

…-3 win Saturday. The Wolverines led 4-1 with 1:20 remaining but gave up two goals late before holding on. FRIDAY'S GAME Bowling Green 1 Michigan 3 SATURDAY'S GAME Bowling Green 3 Michigan 4 Key play 18…

…:40 of the third period - No one would have thought it at the time. But sophomore Dwight Helminen's empty net goal from the red line with 1:20 remaining wound up being the game-winner for the Wolverines

July 17, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 126) • Page Image 13

…, the crown jewel of the Michigan hockey team's incom- ing 2006-07 freshman class, prompt- ly ended his Wolverine career before it even started. On Friday after- noon the Murray, "I'm very di Utah, native…

Wolverines. recently with recruits backing out, The Detroit native, whose stock has Harris is firm that his verbal commit- been rising after a great performance ment will be binding. at the Nike All…

… the Wolverines. Even though this appears to be a major blow to the program, Michi- gan coach Red Berenson doesn't appear to be phased by the sudden loss of such a highly touted recruit. "This is not a…

… Development Program based in Ann Arbor. Kane had expressed interest in the Wolverines before, but he wouldn't be able to graduate from high school before the season aointed begins. The earli- appos est possible…

… time tha fo Kane could join the that for team is mid-sea- rson, they son. Still, Berenson M and isconfident in the levelop team's depth and -" doesn't feel that the Michigan Wolverines have I Berenson…

… dif- ficult to break into the NHL. Former Wolverine Jeff Tambel- lini, a superstar for Michigan dur- ing his three years in college, met the harsh realities of professional hockey with the same team…

January 17, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 55) • Page Image 16

… seasons. With the graduation of Olympian and first-team All-American Elise Ray, the Wolverines find themselves without a leader. Still, Michigan coach Bev Plocki adheres to the theory that after the first…

… second tie in program history, the Michigan women's gymnastics team matched the score of the No.6 Nebraska. in Lincoln, Neb., on Friday. Led by freshman Becky Bernard's 9.950 on bars, the Wolverines ended…

… debut, Bernard posted a high score on the beam. Bernard is the first Wolverine freshman to win an event in her opening meet since 2002. Senior Lauren Mirkov- ich also tied for second on uneven bars with a…

… behind first-place Ohio State, and it seemed poised to exceed Michigan coach Kurt Golder's third-place expectations. But the final event for the Wolverines was the pommel horse, their old nemesis. Just…

… horse, and we'll be set for the year." One thing the Wolverines won't have to worry about is being steadfastly supported by their teammates. Though no cowbell made the journey to Chicago, each gymnast was…

November 17, 2004 (vol. 115, iss. 35) • Page Image 10

… said: "There's always a little more that you can do. I try my best to lead by example and work as hard as I can every day. Hope- fully that rubs off, but there's always more you can do." The Wolverines

… against an in-state rival isn't enough, the Wolverines will proceed to play back-to-back away games at No. 3 Minnesota and No. 4 Wisconsin on Nov. 26 and 27, before returning to conference play with a home…

… against Purdue on Nov. 6 and 30 against No. 5 Minnesota last weekend. It was the first time a Wolverine had recorded at least 30 digs in a game in four years. "I didn't even know I had 30 digs," Selsky said…

… straight times from 1992-94. The Wolverines have won four NCAA Great Lakes Regionals under McGuire's tenure, the most recent coming last weekend in Ypsilanti. Michigan will travel to Terre Haute, Ind, for…

March 17, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 111) • Page Image 15

… one of their biggest games of the season. Don't think the Wolverines can't relate to their opponent's situation, though. On Friday night, four seniors who can trace their time on the team back to when…

… for the host Wolverines did not help much either. The Buckeyes (3-0 Big Ten, 12-4 overall) rolled over Michigan (0-1, 5-6) 7-0 yesterday, yielding only a single set in the entire dual match. Michigan…

April 17, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 137) • Page Image 13

… the Wolverines to the World Series. Little S ist fa ter deiin co Legion leaves Blue behind By H. JOSE BOSCH ferred to nationally renowned Oak Daily Sports Editor Hill Academy. He helped his team…

…, recruit Alex Legion - thought by who became a fan favorite after he some to be the crown jewel of the made his first five collegiate 3-point Wolverines' recruiting class - and attempts, will also part ways…

… become a Wolverine. In addition to helping sway her sister to go to Michigan, McKen- zie (who is occasionally the team's batgirl) might also be looking out for the long-term future of Michi- gan softball…

… catcher position for the Michigan baseball team - one filled quickly by junior Doug Pickens. With Pickens catching more than half of the Wolverines' games this season, sophomore pitcher Zach Putnam says…

… "recruit" in McKenzie, she is more excited about the advantage Nikki - a lefty - brings to the Wolverines. Nikki is Michigan's first left- handed pitcher since All-Ameri- can Kelly Holmes (1994-1997). "A…

… in a big way to help the ninth-ranked Wolverines to their 32-7 record. Maybe McKenzie shouldn't have pushed so hard for her sis- ter to go to Michigan. After all, she's going to have some awfully big…

… Player of VanBuskirk surrounding Pick- the Week on April 2. ens in the lineup, it's easy to see The departure of Kunkel was what Pickens is talking about. The a big loss for the Wolverines, but duo has…

April 17, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 114) • Page Image 20

… Big Ten Why: After seven straight Big Ten titles, the gym- nasts literally fell short. Four falls on the balance beam ensured Michigan's fate. Date: Nov. 19, 2005 Where: Ann Arbor What: The Wolverines

… the loss, the Wolverines missed the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1996. Date: March 18, 2006 Where: Oklahoma City What: Ryan Churel- la's 9-8 defeat in the 165-pound national championship…

March 17, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 99) • Page Image 10

… first base for the Wolverines. She batted .295 with 51 hits during the season. And in a loss to Stanford at the Women's College World Series, she hit a monster home run. This year, the stability that Olds…

…-winning three-run double. As a Wolverine, Findlay has taken advantage of her opportunity to start as a freshman. She is batting .296 with 21 runs, 16 hits and 19 RBI. Findlay has also proved her ability to field…

…. "I know that, each day, (I need to keep) practicing to get better." Not only do Findlay's teammates help her feel comfortable as a Wolverine, but Findlay also credits Hutchins's guidance in improving…

…'s exciting." But Findlay will have to wait, because Michigan will be on the road again. The Wolverines travel to Fuller- ton, Calif. This weekend to play in the Kia Classic. By Lindsey Ungar For the Daily A…

… since the Big Ten Cham- pionships, where the Wolverines finished fourth. Juniors Abby Ses- kevics and Carolina Sierra, sopho- mores Kaitlyn Brady, Susan Gilliam and Lindsey Smith and freshman Valeria…

… Michigan's victory in the Big Ten cross country and indoor champions, the Wolverines are on the verge of earn- ing a triple crown this year. "We are definitely on the right path," Michigan coach James Henry…

… outdoor crowns. The Wolverines have proven they're capable of winning another outdoor crown with their indoor performance. But with Illinois, Minnesota and Penn State on its tail, Michigan needs to finish…

… has been full of physical and emotional downs. "We need to rest and get healthy really early in the outdoor season." But the Wolverines won't have much time to rest. Their outdoor season begins this…

February 17, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 98) • Page Image 8

… suffered from inconsistency since the Big Ten season began. And that inconsistency seems to be at an all-time high when the Wolverines hit the YR Y O road, where they have won just one of their five…

… to have a shot at making the (NCAA) Tournament," freshman guard Dion Harris said. "And we all want to have a shot" The sense of urgency in the upcom- ing homestand is prevalent among Wolverines

November 17, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 48) • Page Image 11

… time, my friend and I were the only Michigan supporters in our section of the Horse- shoe. With a light snow falling< around us, the Wolverines fell behind 9-0 early in the game. We were edgy. The Bucks…

… Pasadena with your enthusiasm. Do it for these 2003 Wolverines, who've turned their season around by winning five straight games. Do it for your fel- low students, who will get to cherish Michigan's first…

January 17, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 62) • Page Image 8

… Clean sweep The Michigan women's swimming and diving team boasts both the Big Ten Swimmer and Diver of the Week. (Jo online to see how the Wolverines won the awards. michigandaily.com/sports SPORTS…

… Alaska-Fairbanks should be so lucky as to underachieve the way that Michigan does. But it's naive and ignorant to assume that Michigan is competing the way that it should this season, and the Wolverines

March 17, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 99) • Page Image 10

… rested atop Michigan coach Red Berenson's trophy case - a tribute to the 1998-99 team, which won the tournament. As every Wolverine strolled toward the awaiting banquet ceremony, his head turned for one…

… No. 25 Michigan women's basketball team, the dream has become reality. The Wolverines (14-4 Big Ten, 23-7 overall) - seeded eighth in the West region - begin their quest for the nation- al championship…

Wolverines surprised many experts by finishing second in one of the toughest basketball conferences in the country, but were still seeded relatively low. "I don't think I need to use seeding as motivation…

… strength of their game, and of our game, is our perimeter play," Guevara said. "I think we match up with them pretty well." Even if the Wolverines can neutralize Stanford on the perimeter, one area where…

… Indiana University Natatorium, the combined efforts of seven individual Michigan swimmers kept the Wolverines within the top 10. A sixth-place finish in the 200-meter freestyle relay and Shakespeare's 200…

…-meter individual medley were the greatest sources of points for the team. Although those events helped tally points for the Wolverines' cause, coach Jim Richardson and his swim* mers were still a bit…

… weekend comes around, the pressure is high for the Wolverines to utilize his strategy. "I tell them what to do," Richardson said. "We train them to be ready to be fast here and somehow, some way I didn…

…'t have them ready to really be fast today. So that's my bad." Competition continues here today and tomorrow, as the Wolverines strive to stay afloat with the top 10. Swimmers in 8th place' after* day, 1…

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