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June 18, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 145) • Page Image 11

…Monday, June 18, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com sports@michigandaily.com 734-764-8585 Dumb luck kept Blue from win eROB MIGRIN/Daily Sophomore Zach Putnam and the Wolverines were…

…'s super regional elimination game against Oregon State, it was easy to say the Wolverines obviously weren't one of the best eight teams in the nation. But they didn't lose their shot at the College World…

April 18, 1994 (vol. 104, iss. 117) • Page Image 13

… the Wolverines to victories over two top 25 teams. She beat Jaimie Fouret from No. 24 Wisconsin in singles before teaming up with fellow Wolverine Jamie Fielding to beat Fouret and Stephanie Benz in…

… Canadiens i WBy RAVI GOPAL DAILY SPORTS WRITER What do Nadia Comaneci, Don Larsen and the Michigan men's rugby team all have in common? They all know how to be perfect. Saturday, the Wolverines proved…

… minutes. *After the Saints missed a penalty kick minutes into the game, the teams en- gaged in a see-saw battle over posses- sion of the ball. Then the Wolverine backstook over. Michigan out-center Ashby…

… the Wolverines led, 7-0. A TENNIS Continued from page 12 three wins. She eased past the Wild- cats' top player, Elisa Kim, 6-4, 6-2. Bojana Jankovic squeezed out a nuch-needed win at the No.2 singles…

May 18, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 121) • Page Image 13

… cheered the Wolverines on at the NCAA Regionals this past week- *d. But that might be OK with them. Michigan coach Carol Hutchins said ................. that the Alumni sofftb Field record crowd of 1…

…,452 Commentary made her team a - ---- little nervous this weekend. What wouldn't be OK, though, is for the Wolverines to think that simply making it to the Women's College rid Series is OK. "We're not gonna focus…

March 18, 1991 (vol. 101, iss. 113) • Page Image 12

…'s last minute goal didn't seem to give the Wolverines the momentum swing going into the third period that Cornell received from its score at the end of the first. The Big Red outshot the Wolverines 13 to…

… two in the final term and took Michi- gan into overtime. After Stewart had put the Wolverines up, 4-3, Michigan's first power play goal in eighteen attempts, Cornell's barrage of third period shots hit…

… victory by Jeni Durst Daily Hockey Writer The end of his Michigan career came a little sooner than expected for Wolverine senior Jim Ballantine. The center was hospitalized after suffering a lacerated…

… Saturday's matchup hurt the Wolverines. The Big Red tallied three of their four goals on the power play. Team members, however, are trying to rally around the misfortune instead of letting it bring them down…

… sort of gives us the idea we should be doing something for the old guy." BACK TO BACK: Michigan's loss to Cornell Friday night was the Wolverines first consecutive loss of the season. Michigan lost it…

…'s previous matchup to Lake Superior in the CCHA Playoff Finals. The previous back-to-back losses were suffered versus Bowling Green in a Jan. 12-13 series last year. The Wolverines had gone 59 games without…

…-season matchups. The@ frosh was one of three Wolverines named to the CCHA All-Rookie team and has a total of eight goals and 11 assists on the season. CROWD UPDATE: The Michigan crowd, which gained campus…

…-wide renown this season for its "See-ya" cheer, again displayed its sharp wit. Friday night, the Wolverine fans noticed the Cornell crowd bowing to Big Red goalie Jim Crozier every time he made an important…

…-of-three series. The Wolverines lost the third game0 of the CCHA Playoff first round to Western Michigan, 10-1 in 1987-88. In 1988-89, Michigan dropped the third game of first-round action with Bowling Green in…

March 18, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 93) • Page Image 13

… thinking that 11 games in Texas over spring break would pre- pare the squad for this weekend's ree-game series in Oklahoma. But after their performance against the Sooners, the Wolverines seemed to leave…

… more than working equipment to beat Oklahoma this weekend. The Sooners completed a three- ame sweep of the Wolverines with a 13-8 win in Norman, Okla., yester- day. This followed Friday's 14-2 drub- bing…

… more in the sixth. Wolverine freshman J.J. Putz pitched well in relief of Steinbach, striking out one and walking one in two and one-third innings, while al- lowing no runs. But the performance of the…

… game came from Oklahoma starting pitcher Brian Shackelford, who, after hold- ing Michigan to four hits through eight innings, took a 7-2 lead into the ninth inning. For the Wolverines, Cervenak hit his…

… Luke Bonner was one of the few bright spots for the Wolverines. Bonner scattered six hits over the final five innings, and three of the four runs scored against him were unearned. All told, 10 different…

…." Berenson says. "the teams that have hosted it haven't won." One such team was last year's Wisconsin squad, which lost to the Wolverines in the quarterfinals. The Badgers still got to host Michigan, though…

…, despite having an inferior record, a worse seed and a loss to the Wolverines earlier that season. And even though the Wolverines don't face the Spartans, they'll still be at a huge disadvantage. In the 1994…

… West Regional at East Lansing, a raucous, anybody-but-Michigan crowd cheered on Lake Superior State (whose band, incidentally, played Michigan State's fight song) to victory over the Wolverines. So what…

March 18, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 98) • Page Image 9

…. That's right - wait for the re- sults. Though the event ended last Friday, the Wolverines left the na- tional ski finals at Squaw Valley, Calif., with no clue where they placed among the 19 competing…

… St. Olaf, a team from the Wolverines' region, taking home second-place honors. Michigan placed 11th in the slalom and 16th in the giant slalom. No in- dividual results were available. "It was kind of…

…. Other Wolverines expressed the sentiment that the loss of their top skier affected more than just their scoring. "Amy had kind of led us this season, and when she hurt her knee, and then (Wolverine skier…

… out of competition. The waiting also came into play with regard to the course conditions, which the Wolverines said were new to them after skiing on short, cold- 'The course was reall y different from…

… forced the Wolverines to change their skiing style. "We had to ski completely differ- ently on each run," Shorter said, "and that was tough to get used to. "It was disappointing, but things like this…

… happen. Bad days come along, and unfortunately we had two in a row at the national champi- onships. All we can do is be excited for next year." So after the waiting is finally over and the Wolverines have…

… unanimity of the people's poll. Everybody, including Jalen, believes that the Wolverines have a date on Bourbon Street in early April. by Elisa Sneed7 Early Tuesday morning, the Michigan men's golf team…

… back nine on the additional holes, the scores from those holes were thrown out. After the first day of play Michigan's Blue squad - the top Wolverine team - was in sixth place with an 18-hole team total…

… of 328, just 18 shots behind the leader, Ball State (310). Four of the five Wolverines from the Blue team had tallied scores in the 80's - Carson (82), sophomore Bill Lyle (83) and seniors Anthony…

… holes, two of them Wolverines. Senior David Hall, of the Michigan Blue team, and soph- omore Chris Brockway, playing on the Michigan Maize (the second Michigan team) both chalked up 79's for the…

March 18, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 93) • Page Image 12

…-handed goal of the season, and he added an assist in the Wolverines' 4-3 victory over Lake Superior Saturday. Friday night, he tallied two goals, including one short-handed. Background: Madden is All…

…-CCHA Honorable Mention ... second on the Wolverines with 27 goals ... third in team scoring with 56 points ... netted a hat-trick against Notre Dame Jan. 21, 1995 ... scored 163 points in 62 games to lead the…

… team's fortunes should improve, and getting offto a fast start would contribute to that. Against Michigan State, the night started with no Wolverine taking care of their own game or anyone else's. The…

… choose from when selecting its "A" squad. The Wolverines, on the other hand, have only two teams that are in competi- tion. And Friday, that lack of depth, as well as their lack of focus, doomed the Wol…

…-5, 15-12, 15-12. The Wolverines have not faired well against the Spartans this season. Michigan State has won both regular season matchups between the two schools. I 0 COLLEGE Xwrnw , AF.U L .a JA a1…

January 18, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 78) • Page Image 5

… wanted to admit, but it had NOTEBOOK reached the point where nobody could deny it anymore. Michigan isn't a good 3-point shooting team. Heading into last night's game against Penn State, the Wolverines

…. Facing a zone defense for nearly the entire contest, the Wolverines had plenty of open looks from the outside. And for the most part, they took advantage from down- town in last night's 77-57 win. For the…

November 18, 2002 (vol. 113, iss. 52) • Page Image 14

… Kolodgy Daily Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE - The race had been run, and the cool-down was completed - Now all the Michigan's women's cross country team could do was wait for the results. The Wolverines

… win, the Wolverines finished sec- ond out of 31 teams at the Great Lakes Regional Championship, falling short only to Notre Dame. This place automatically qualified them for the NCAA Championships…

May 18, 1994 (vol. 104, iss. 3) • Page Image 15

… season qualify to exact opposite of last weekend's play for the playoff championship games in Indiana. The Wolverines and an automatic bid to the NCAA took three out of the four games and tournament. kept…

Wolverines, who were hop- the Wolverine hitters with five hits ing for an at-large bid, will not com- over the four games. Overall Michi- pete in this seasons tourney. gan totaled 31 hits and 14 runs over…

… fromtheSpartans,9-6,21-5,4-0,3-4.in a series April 2-3. reshman Kelly Holmes and the Wolverines fell short in their quest for third onsecutive Big Ten title. They lost three games to Illinois over the…

… are played and While the Wolverines will not ad- scored even if one team has already vancetothesweet sixteen as ateamthis wonenoughpoints towinthematch. In year,seniorDanBrakus willplay inthe their…

… first meeting this season, the singles division. With Brakus going Wolverines won their three points after into the tournament ranked 18th in the the Irish had already clinched the vic- NCAA, Eisner said…

May 18, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 121) • Page Image 15

…Monday, May 18, 1998 -- The Michigan Daily - 15 .What happened? By Jacob Wheeler Daily Sports Writer The front cover of the 1998 Michigan baseball media guide presented this year's Wolverines with…

… serve as a bench- mark for Zahn's '98 club - viewed as one of the most talented of this decade. This year's Wolverines were the defend- ing champs, and they were expected to celebrate even further into…

October 18, 2006 (vol. 117, iss. 30) • Page Image 18

… near e top, Wolverines at the bottom By Chris Meszaros For the Daily Streaks are made to be bro- ken. It's just a matter of when. Unfortunately for the Michi- gan women's swimming and diving team…

…, Saturday wasn't the day. Florida brought a 34-0 open- ing-day record into Canham Natatorium and extended it despite an impressive showing by the Wolverines. Michigan fell five points short in a 124- 119 loss…

… Brianna Broderick was the lone bright spot for Michigan. After winning the individual title at the Wolverine Invitational, she finished in a tie for fifth - her third top- five finish this season. Like the…

… top 20at the Wolverine, but none placed in the top 50 in Knoxville. Putting was a problem for the Wolverines all weekend. Coach Kathy Teichert felt that practice on the U-M Course should have pre- pared…

… the team for the greens at the Cherokee Country Club, but the Wolverines were unable to execute. "It was just difficult to see us not be able to put ourselves in good positions around the greens…

… ahead of us." The Wolverines are back in action at the Landfall Tradition in Wilimington, N.C. on Oct. 27. c Schaetzl shines, 'M' falls Richardson praised several swimmers for participating in extensive…

April 18, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 116) • Page Image 12

…12A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, April 18, 1996 Michigan men look to Lilk the Kepler Wolverines hope to guild off 5th-place finish at Legends of Indiana tourney By John Friedberg Daily Sports…

… Writer It is a good news, bad news situa- tion for the Michigan men's golfteam. The good news is their performance last weekend. The Wolverines' fifth- place showing at the Legends of Indi- ana tournament…

… impressive showing in Indi- ana. Dobbs finished the two-day event in a second-place tie, the best finish of any Wolverine golfer this season. The junior looks to continue improv- ing on his last two efforts…

… Invitational, he had been the most consistent golferin the spring season. Keith Hinton moves back into the No. 3 slot for the Wolverines. Hinton is looking to rebound from his 235 in the Legends tournament. The…

… senior cap- tain Chris Brockway and juniors Jus- tin Hicks, Brent Idalski and Adam Anderson. .3 TONYA BROAD/Daily Scott MacDonald's Wolverines will be split three ways this weekend. 'TWmen to runi 3 ways…

November 18, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 54) • Page Image 8

…07r 8 - Tuesday, November 18, 2008 6 6 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Blue heading back to NCAAs Wolverines earn No. 11 seed in tourney By CHANTEL JENNINGS Daily Sports Writer With their…

… eyes glued to a tele- vision at the Junge Family Cham- pions Center, the Michigan men's soccer team went silent when the brackets arrived on the screen. The Wolverines, a lock for the NCAA tournament…

…. Instead, Michigan will rely on its aggressive scoring trio of senior Jake Stacy and juniors Mauro Fuzetti and Peri Marosevic. The strong Wolverine defense, coupled with the outstanding play of red- shirt…

… for the Wolverines after an 18-point per- formance against Kentucky in the season opener. She refused to play like her age. She looked like she'd done this before. But for almost 37 minutes against…

… Akron, Boylan looked like a freshman again. And the rest of the Wolverines followed suit. Boylan was held without a field goal until a late three-pointer dropped for the former Minnesota Ms. Basketball as…

… the Wolverines (1-1 overall) shot 29% from the floor in a 58-49 loss to the Zips. Michigan coach Kevin Borseth called the Wolverines' offensive performance "atrocious". "We aren't good offensively…

January 18, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 61) • Page Image 14

…'s gymnastics team began its warmups as usual. What soon transpired would test the Wolverines' will to win. Returning All-American senior Chelsea Kroll ruptured her achilles tendon during the team's warmup on the…

… touch warm-up with a ruptured achilles is a huge blow to everybody," Michigan coach Bev Plocki said. "You just want to sit down and cry and feel for her." But the Wolverines were able to hold back their…

September 18, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 143) • Page Image 17

… Rutgers 2-0 on Saturday. Victory and satisfaction, however, didn't mean the same thing for the Wolverines. "I didn't really like that game," Michigan forward Molly Powers said ar the Rutgers game. "It took…

… blew away Ball State, the defense lost sight of its goals. The Wolverines had hoped to shut out the Cardinals on Friday, but. instead allowed two sloppy *res. "We need to be stronger mentally on defense…

April 18, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 116) • Page Image 13

… team last weekend. Yesterday, the Wolverines ateam with three times as mu rience and Michigan play times better. in their sweep of yest doubleheader with Purdue, t Wolverines (13-2 Big Ten overall) had…

…, good pitch- ing beats good hitting. The Wolverines are second in the conference to Iowa in pitching with a 1.45 team ERA. And Michigan coach Carol Hutchins has said all year that she has two top…

April 18, 1994 (vol. 104, iss. 117) • Page Image 14

…14 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, April 18, 1994 Lions no match for Wolverines SOFTBALL NOTEBOOK 1 'M' takes three from lowly Penn State, moves to 9-3 in conference By MARC DILLER and MELANIE…

…, drove in shortstop Mary Campana in the top of the first for the sole Wolverine run. But Penn State tied it up in the bottom of that inning when Val Serpico drove in catcher B.J. Davidson. The Lady Lions…

… hitting hurt us there," Kovach said. "You have to give Penn State credit. They took advantage of our lapses." Kelly Holmes took the mound in game two, a contest in which the Wolverine defense supported its…

… Lang went three-for- three with two RBIs and scored a run. After splitting Friday's contests, the Wolverines wanted to carry over the momentum from the previous night's second game. Kovach took the mound…

… first, with hopessthat the hitters would provide more support. Kovach helped her own cause when she knocked in three runs on two doubles and pitched a complete game shutout in the Wolverines' 9-0 victory…

… bats came alive this weekend as the softball team continued its climb to the top of the Big Ten standings. Prior to this weekend's matchup against Penn State, the Wolverines were No. 3 in the conference…

…, riding high after last weekend's sweep over Northwestern and Wednesday's split with Eastern Michi- gan. STREAK JUST BEGINNING?: The Wolverines continued their winning streak this weekend with only a brief…

… interruption. After dropping the first game in Friday's doubleheader against Penn State, 2-1, Michigan Went on to defeat the Nittany Lions in a decisive manner, 7-2, 9-0, 7-2. In Big Ten play, the Wolverines are…

April 18, 1991 (vol. 101, iss. 136) • Page Image 14

… afternoon against Toledo at Varsity Diamond. In the first game of the twinbill, the No. 14 Wolverines' (4-6 in the Big Ten, 21-15 overall) shaky defense in the early innings and lack of clutch hitting down…

… speech at the end of game one. In the second game, the Wolverines thwarted two early offensive threats by the Rockets, while pounding out several key hits in the late innings that guided Michigan to an…

… Despite numerous opportun Michigan could muster on the scorebc fifth inning unearned run in wh Campana scored from second base ona the shortstop Klose. While Wolverine Julie Clarkson' was inconsistent…

… through five innings ally killed the Wolverines was their come through in the clutch. In both the fourth and fifth Michigan had runners on first and se with no outs, but could only cross once. "(Toledo…

… an apparently early deficit. All it took was their first at bat for the er two in- Wolverines to erase any doubt that their habit 3I single in would resurface once again. ouble that After Julie Cooper…

… Patti Benedict fly out with a RBI single that an error by brought in Heams. The score remained 2-1 in Michigan's favor s pitching until the fourth, when the Wolverines tagged s, what re- Rocket starter…

… Rhoda Hurr for four base hits, ac- failure to counting for two runs, and took a commanding 4-1 lead. innings, The onslaught continued in the fifth when cond base the Wolverines banged four more hits off…

Wolverines' doubleheader with Toledo yesterday. Michigan dropped the first game, 4-1, and then trounced the Rockets in the second, 7-1. Men golfers seek stability in Akron Blue hitters by Adam Lutz Daily…

… savings on color printing forall clubs, businesses, and organizations. Wolverine catcher Todd Winston makes contact with a pitch Saturday versus Illinois-. Michigan crushed Ferris State yesterday at Fisher…

March 18, 2011 (vol. 121, iss. 112) • Page Image 8

… COOK Daily Sports Writer YPISLANTI - The Michigan women's basketball team went into the WNIT as a clear favor- ite after- narrowly MICHIGAN 59 missing EMU 67 the NCAA Tournament. The Wolverines fin…

… Crisler arena, it still had high expectations. But just like that, the tourna- ment - and the season - is over for the Wolverines. Michigan (10-6 Big Ten, 17-13 overall) took a short seven-mile bus ride to…

… the rest of the Wolverine post players received started to take a toll. The Eagles (10-6 MAC, 23-12 overall) played a tough, physical game and didn't allow any easy buckets down low. "We got outplayed…

…. In physi- cal games we don't do very well," Michigan coach Kevin Borseth said after the game. "They came out and came after us, and they 'out physicalled' us tonight." The staple of the Wolverines

…' offense is making 3-point shots that are set up from working into the post. But even when the double and triple teams down low left perimeter shots open, the Wolverines were not able to capi- TODD NEEDLE…

…- ketball team was supposed to defy all odds. Though the Wolverines finished the season just 17-13 over- all, their season was marked by a number of outstanding feats and record-breakingstatistics. Michigan…

… bid, Michigan was sent home in round one. Needlessto say, Michigan was expected to win. In fact, the Wolverines were a poten- tial contender for the WNIT final. "I mean it was a roller coaster," senior…

… of the sea- son, the Wolverines went 4-6. That included two losses to Minnesota, a home-court stomping by Penn State and a 55-47 loss to Illinois, the 11th-ranked teaminthe confer- ence, in the second…

…; be a lot better." The Wolverines did have their high moments defensively, includ- ing against Ohio State when Michi- gan held four-time Big Ten Player of the Year Jantel Lavender to a career-low 10…

… Hicks as the sole senior to graduate from the squad, Michigan has promise to come back next sea- son with a strong, young team. But, as a lesson learned from this sea- son, the Wolverines will need to be…

November 18, 1996 (vol. 107, iss. 34) • Page Image 14

…4B - The Michigan Daily - SPORTSMonday - November 18, 1996 r ry. z I_ / WARREN ZINN/DAily Michigan goaltender Marty Turco put forth a stellar performance Friday night in the Wolverines' 54…

… minute before Madden's goal tied the game at three - which would be the final - things looked bleak for Michigan. The Wolverines were down, 3-1, halfway through the third period and hadn't scored in over…

March 18, 1991 (vol. 101, iss. 113) • Page Image 9

…...aw, no. Life seemed pretty dismal for the Wolverines when Cornell tied the score Friday night with only two seconds left. Life seemed even worse when they won the game less than a minute into overtime. 0…

… regular season. In the CCHA playoffs, Michi- *an continued to play excellent hockey, beating Ohio State and Ferris State, before meeting Lake Superior in the final game. The Wolverines played even with the…

… to an outpouring of Wolverine offensive production. David Roberts, Ted Kramer, Dan Stiver, and Brian Wiseman scored two goals apiece, three of which came on Michigan's six power play opportunities…

…. The Wolverines tallied seven straight goals while reserve goalie Chris Gordon shut out Cornell in the center stanza. "(Starting Gordon) was a chance for a coach to look like a fool or look like a genius…

… starter Jim Crozier twice with Corrie D' Alessio. But those changes, and two more goals in the third period were far from enough to overtake the dominating Wolverines. Kramer slammed a Helber pass straight…

… the test was over, Cornell had tabulated the highest score. The Wolverines set the pace when Stiver put Michigan on the board after less than two minutes. The Big Red took the rest of the first stanza…

… to answer the Wolverines' first scoring question, receiving extra help in the process. At 18:47, Bruce Frauley skated in on Michigan netminder Steve Shields and flicked a hard shot at the rookie…

February 18, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 84) • Page Image 10

… slap at Penn State's early victorie's' over Morgan State, the Virginia Military Institute, Bucknell md others of that level of prestige. The"Wolverines were 13-4 at the ime themselves, not too shabby…

… History book "A closer look at the last three Michigan-Penn State matchups in Ann Arbor: FEB. 24, 1999. PENN STATE 78, MICHIGAN 72: The Wolverines turned in a thor- oughly uninspiring performance on Senior…

April 18, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 121) • Page Image 14

… in the whole series. Fmdlay went an eye-opening 3-for-3 with three home runs, four runs scored, five RBI and one walk in one of the most dominating offensive performances of the year for the Wolverines

…$ rightfield for a two-run home run. The blast gave the Wolverines another early lead. After the game was tightened to 3-2, Findlay and senior shortstop Jessica Merchant once again did their part to give…

October 18, 1991 (vol. 102, iss. 15) • Page Image 13

… possibility. Minnesota (1-1 in the Big Ten, 2-3 overall) at Michigan State (oh-fer) Every true Michigan fan hopes for two things when the season starts. j" hey hope for the Wolverines to go undefeated and the…

…-20. Women link sters to wrap up season by Dan Linna Daily Sports Writer A season filled with highs and lows will come to an end for the Michigan women's golf team this Sunday. The Wolverines venture to…

…- spectively. Beilstein's consistency has been one of the strengths of the Wolverine team this season. "I'm not surprised by her play at all," LeClair said. "She had a very poor spring, so I know she played a…

… season, the Wolverines still want to end on a high note. "It's not as big as the Lady Northern," Bigler said. "It's kind of something to keep us playing an- other weekend. It's only 18 holes and it won…

…'t be any of the top schools, but it would be really nice to have a good round to end up the season." Bowling Green has been a partic- ipant in all of the tournaments in which the Wolverines have been in…

…- volved. Michigan outdistanced the Falcons by margins of 15, 11, 39, and 3 strokes at Penn State. Ferris State competed in the Lady Wolverine Invitational, the Spartan Invitational and the Lady Northern…

January 18, 1983 (vol. 93, iss. 88) • Page Image 8

… played in the Wolverine's 62-57 win over Wisconsin last Saturday. For it was Dan Pelekoudas, the target of many a catcall from Michigan hoop fans this season, who enabled the Wolverines to come back from a…

… lead the Los Angeles Lakers to the World Championship, but booing him served absolutely no constructive pur- pose. First, the jeers were aimed at a player who always gives 100 percent for the Wolverines

…, and second, the booers forget that Pelekoudas was one of the veterans on last year's Wolverine squad that kept the team together through a 7-20 season. But boo they did and it was obvious that it had…

… man-to-man and Pelekoudas kept hustling as the Wolverines took the lead for good midway through the second half. For the game he had four points and a season high six assists. That's the kind of play…

… Michigan coach Bill Frieder needs out of his third guard if the Wolverines are going to have a successful season. Michigan is woefully short in guards this season. After Turner, Leslie Rockymore, and…

… Pelekoudas, the Wolverines have only walk-ons. That's why Pelekoudas must keep up the level of play he exhibited in the Wisconsin game. If he can, Michigan can make it through the season with only three…

… scholarship guards - if he can't the Wolverines could be in trouble if Tur- ner doesn't have an outstanding game every time out. The one thing that Pelekoudas was obviously lacking before last Saturday…

… not lose any games for the Wolverines this season, but he won one for them last Saturday. Tumblers fall to. Gophers CIVIL ENGINEERS ... You're Needed All Over the World. Ask Peace Corps volunteers with…

… Michigan women's hoopsteres were. blasted by Big Ten foes. And both times poor shooting and turnovers were the culprits. FRIDAY NIGHT at Minnesota the Wolverines were humiliated, 90-43, by the Golden Gophers…

…. Sunday afternoon it was Wisconsin's turn at the hapless Wolverines, crushing Michigan by a count of 99-68. The pair of mortifying defeats gives the Wolverines an overall record of 3- 11, including a i-3…

November 18, 1996 (vol. 107, iss. 34) • Page Image 19

… toward the Wolverines' season record, the Wolverines took their first game as seriously as a midseason Big Ten matchup. "It feels good to get a win,' senior guard Jennifer Kiefer said. "I think that it's a…

…, the Wolverines dic- tated the inside game against a taller, but weak- er Slovak team. Johns finished the game with 27 points behind 9-for-i I shooting and grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds. Michigan…

April 18, 1995 (vol. 105, iss. 115) • Page Image 21

… the Wolverines' last six games. Weaver has hit safely in 11 straight Big Ten games and has four game-winning hits on the season. The Academic AllAmerican candidate has at least one hit in 77 of his last…

Wolverines (6-8 Big Ten, 15-21 overall), the rest of the season will be an uphill battle. Michigan has only three more weekends of Big Ten action to get itself back into the race for the conference crown…

…. Wolverine coach Bill Freehan's ballclub is currently in last place in the Big Ten. But before dueling within the Big Ten, the Wolverines have non-conference opponents to deal with. Today Michigan faces…

… Central Michigan 3 p.m. at Fisher Stadium, The Wolverines are hoping to rebound against the Chippewas after a weekend split with Michi- gan State. "The game will mean a lot because any in-state game is big…

…. April 29-30, the team travels to Minneapolis for a four- game set with Minnesota. May 2 the Wolverines tangle with Notre Dame at Old Kent Park in Grand Rapids. "We wish we could play them up here…

… Arenas will host the first ever Great Lakes Invitational for baseball. The four-game tournament will take place at Tiger Stadium in Detroit. Michigan State faces Dayton 3 p.m., May 9 and the Wolverines

… doubleheader, forcing the title to come down to the final game. The Wolverines fell in the second match-up however, evening their season record to 29-29. DOUGLAS KANTER/Daily First baseman Chad Chapman eats…

… crown on hold for awhile. Tomorrow, the Wolverines play Mid-American Conference member Central Michi- gan. Following that, the Wolverines have a 10-day break for final exams. Despite the fact that…

… makes the rivalry intense. "The intrastate rivalry is pretty good," Kovach said. "These games are always huge." The Wolverines have had a strong season so far. They are currently ranked ninth nationally…

… Chippewas, when she- went four-for-seven in their doubleheader. "Obviously, we're losing a big glove out in left and she (carries) a big bat," Taylor said. "It's a loss." However, the Wolverines have been…

October 18, 1990 (vol. 101, iss. 32) • Page Image 9

…- ond half they played us 50-50, and in '66 overtimes they took it to us." " Wolverine Heather Marshall add- ed, "The team really gave one- hundred percent. We hustled as much , we could. We really…

… leading to the Wolverines' defeat was the team's physical condition. "We were just out of shape," Joyaux said. "...If we had been in shape, I think that we would've won, 3-0." Towne concurred. "It hurt us…

… a lot," she said. "I still think that we took it to them." Another problem the Wolverines had was putting the ball in the goal. They outshot the Spartans by a large margin, but were unable to gain the…

… evenly, with both teams making forays deep into each opponents' end. The Wolverines limited the Broncos' chances due to the stellar play of goalkeeper Marc Kuiper and sweeper Brian Rosewarne. "You've got…

… to recognize Kuiper's contribution. He made a couple of excellent saves," Schwartz said. In the second half, Western Michigan began to control play, keeping the ball in Wolverine terri- tory for…

… minutes at a time. They racked up nine corner kicks to the Wolverines' three, and peppered goalie Kuiper with five shots, but were unable to capitalize. Michigan, however, was able to convert one of its few…

… season. The Wolverines travel to Northern Michigan Saturday. Blue spikers fall to Spartans by Adam Miller Daily Sports Writer With the marching band playing in the background, the first champi- onship…

… the Michigan volleyball team is 'Win.' Optimistic as they might be, the Wolverines' hopes have yet to be realized. Michigan lost its eighth straight Big Ten match last night at Michigan State. The…

… Spartans prevailed, 15-5, 9-15, 15-2, 13-15, 15-8. The Wolverines do not have a lack of enthusiasm, despite their 1-16 overall record, but their talent can not match up to their opponents. Michigan coach…

… repeatedly, overpowering the Wolverines' defense. At times, Michigan's defense held its own, but too often it was helpless against State's primary rocket-launcher Becky Ballinger. As usual, the Wolverines

September 18, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 133) • Page Image 7

Wolverines finish 3rd By LIZ'VUKELICH Daily Sports Editor Defensive coordinator Greg Mattison seemed fairly confi- dent in his Tuesday assessment that senior cornerback Courtney Avery would be fully available…

… does he even fit in with the rest of the secondary? The problem lies within the Wolverines who have filled in since Avery's absence - Mat- tison cited sophomore Jarrod Wilson and fifth-year senior Thomas…

October 18, 1999 (vol. 110, iss. 14) • Page Image 9

…ire Mlirbigmti uiIg PORTS ..... *~~~~~~Pg 1.8 . ,C.C' 'CC WOLVERINE INTERREGIONAL Soccer fails to clinch Big Ten title By Dan Williams Daily Sports Writer It was an honest mistake on Saturday…

… destined to finish at the top of the conference when they overcame a long-time nemesis in the Golden Gophers. After Michigan disposed of Minnesota for the first time ever, the Wolverines moved to 8- 0-1 in…

… a heavy favorite in its match against Wisconsin. Wisconsin (3-5-1, 7-5-3), after a promising early record in all non- conference matches, came into the matchup with the Wolverines second to last in…

…. Michigan was unable to mount a comeback. On Friday, Michigan defeated a Minnesota team that was in the middle of the conference standings. The Wolverines had never beaten the Golden Gophers before the 2…

… LOUIS BRNOWVN/Dl~y hn Butsic and the Michigan men's cross country team refused to let anyone ance on their home turf at yesterday's Wolverine Interregional, taking first place. Vin's crosscontr jownedagi…

February 18, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 83) • Page Image 5

… get back in the dirt and the sun;' Michigan coach Carol utchins said. The fifth-ranked Wolverines will travel to Gainesville, Fla. this weekend to play in the Louisville Slugger Classic, pitting them…

… against two other USA Today/NFCA top 25 teams. On Friday, the Wolverines will open up the regular season with a doubleheader against highly touted No. 4 Washington. The match should prove to be a difficult…

January 18, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 61) • Page Image 14

…-ranked Wolverines showed that, healthy or not, they are still ready for the Big Ten season, which starts Friday. Chalk that up to coach Joe McFarland's training regimnen. Throughout the weekend, the Wolverines proved…

… them to use all of their timeouts in the~meet. "They were just tired and backing up." But the meets were never as close as the scores suggested, as the Wolverines ensured that whenever situations got…

May 18, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 121) • Page Image 16

… Stephanie Offen Raily Sports Writer Purdue has been the Michigan men's tennis team's nemesis for the last part of its season. Now, after losing two matches in a row to the feared Boilermakers, the Wolverines

…' season has ended. The venue was different, but the match played out pretty much the same. At the NCAA Regionals in Notre Dame last weekend, the Wolverines fell just short once again. T Boilermakers, the No…

October 18, 1990 (vol. 101, iss. 32) • Page Image 10

…, Muscat is confident these two weeks of matches and practice will put the Wolverines over the top. "We will challenge for the Big Ten Title on November 3. The U of M team should be a force to reckon that…

… does not need any additional motivation for this week's series with Bowling Green. Nobody has to remind the Wolverines they stayed home while the Falcons received an NCAA tour- nament bid, despite the…

… the Wolverine hockey program. Last year, the Fal- cons took three out of the four meet- ings between the two clubs and edged the Wolverines for third-place in the CCHA. No, motivation will not be a…

… problem for this series, which opens tonight at Bowling Green and re- sumes tomorrow night at Yost. The Wolverines have spent an entire summer with dreams or, more ap- CLASSIFIED ADS Every Thursday 6-9pm…

… is propriately, nightmares, of Falcons dancing in their heads. 0 Bowling Green has been such a nemesis for the Wolverine icers that this rivalry takes a backseat only to Michigan State in terms of…

… year is this year." And no one has to tell that to th Wolverines. August Snow Build a future means letting go of the past > A new play by Reynolds Price (Author of The Tongues of Angels and Kate Vaiden…

… winger Denny Felsner leads the undefeated Wolverines into Bowling Green tonight. During last years' CCHA playoff win against the Falcons, Felsner scored two goals and two assists. AT THE $6 000 AROUND…

May 18, 1978 (vol. 88, iss. 12) • Page Image 20

…Page 20-Thursday, May 20, 1978-The Michigan Daily MICHIGAN LOSES 4-2, 8-3 Tartrtopple Blue W e e k e n d feasted on Wolverine pitching for eight th, sixth and seventh, but each time a r , W…

… weekend," asserted in a ton," said Blue coach Moby Benedict. Benedict, referring to the Wolverines' "Wayne State just turned 'em into championship-deciding home-and- double plays, and that's the secret of…

… home series with Michigan State this the game of baseball." weekend. "Wayne State came in here s t While the Wolverines were busy very fired up and I felt our pitching was By GEOFF LARCOM choking off…

… their own potential rallies, a little disappointing today." the Tartars were piling up a seven-zip Two Wolverines who failed to disap- The Michigan baseball team, a fifth inning lead, capped off by Gary…

… single runs in the fif- For the Tartars, it was an afternoon field with the high flying Wolverines, the Detroiters soon found themselves in control of the opener as they singled four times in the second to…

… lead to 3-0. But Michigan rightfielder Mike Parker soon returned the favor with a towering two run shot in the Wolverines' half of the inning. For more sports, see pages 18-19 That was all the Wolverines

… single by shor- tstop Doug Fowler. With the final Wolverine putout, an ectatic Delapaz hugged his mates as they celebrated the surprise win. The second course turned out even IT MAY APPEAR he missed the…

… his infield mates engineered five double plays in the game, helping the Tartars bill. Wayne State won the first game, 4-2. twice to savor as they lifted their overall record to 27-16. The Wolverines

October 18, 1999 (vol. 110, iss. 14) • Page Image 14

… Gators on Friday, and the Early Bird Invitational relay meet, in which the Wolverines finished sec- ond, on Saturday. While the Wolverines didn't win either of the meets at Canham, they were nonetheless…

… pleased with the caliber of the performances they turned in. With their big meets sched- uled for February, and several swim- mers looking forward to Olympic tri- als in the summer, the Wolverines were…

March 18, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 92) • Page Image 9

…, five years later, the Wolverines feel ready to lasso the Cowboys once again in the Sweet 16. Only this time, it's more of the bitter- sweet, sugarcoated 16 - in the other postseason tournament. Even…

… though it's not the NCAA tour- nament, and it's not exactly the Sweet 16, the Wolverines (9-9 Big Ten, 20-11 overall) face the Cowboys (7-9 Big 12, 17-14 overall) tonight at Crisler Arena in the second…

January 18, 1991 (vol. 101, iss. 77) • Page Image 11

… opened their Big Ten season last night with a 21-15 vic- tory at Indiana (1-4). The Wolverines won despite forfeiting six points at the 118- pound weight class because of an injury to Mike Mihalic. Salem…

… 'Yaffai moved up to 126 from his usual spot at 118 and scored a ma- jor decision. "We felt Salem had a better chance at 126," coach Dale Bahr said. "They are much stronger at 118 than 126." The Wolverines

… sophomores James Rawls (142) and Brian Harper (150) both suffered 3-2 defeats at the hands of Indiana All-Ameri- cans Jeff Lyons and Adam Cald- well, respectively. Rawls, who leads Wolverine wrestlers in victo…

… Purdue Sunday. Runners seek season boost at 'M' Relays Wolverine swimmers Mike Barrowman and Eric Wunderlich practice at Canham Natatorium. California's just another meet by Kevin Sundman Daily Sports…

… is the latest sign pointing to the fact that Harvey's teams have been in a drought since 1983. This Saturday, the Wolverines host seven schools in the Michigan Relays. Although team scores for the meet…

January 18, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 56) • Page Image 9

… State. But the biggest blow to the Wolverines came a few minutes later. Trailing 1-0 at Munn Ice Arena, Michigan looked to get back into the game on its power play. With the face-off in the Spartans' zone…

…, Michigan State forward David Booth slapped the puck back to Spartan defenseman Jared Night- ingale. Instead of clearing 12110GA .9 MR the puck all the way down the ice and forcing the Wolverines to reset…

… their offense, Nightingale lobbed the puck over Michigan's defensemen, and forward Bryan Lerg had snuck open at cen- ter ice. Lerg skated in all alone on Wolverine goalie Noah Ruden, faked a shot to…

Wolverines, Lerg's goal proved to be the icing on the cake in Michigan State's 2-0 win. Michigan's (8-5-1 CCHA, 13-8-1 overall) best opportunity might have come just a minute into the game, when forward Chad…

… Kolarik found freshman Tim Miller wide open on the oppo- site side of the net. The Wolverines appeared Chemistry needs to improvet Icers want NC A bid TREVOR CAMPBELL/Daily Forward Bryan Lerg put the game…

… limiting Michigan's scoring chances after that, and on those rare occasions when the Wolverines did get a good shot on net, Lerg was there to make the stop. "They did a great job clogging the middle and…

… period in a long time" Michigan survived the early pressure thanks to Ruden, but then shot itself in the foot with two unnecessary penalties. Late in the first period, Wolverine forward Jason Bailey was…

… Spartans. Unfortunately, my pre- & diction came true. The shot was a sign of the Wolverines' frustra-JAME tion on a night when they couldn't mount more than D two legitimate chances jam against Michigan…

…. During last Friday's exhibition game against the U.S. National Team Development Program, it was clear that many of the Wolverines were not on the same page. The nation's top 18-year-olds jumped out to an…

… Green, winners of eight of its last 10. Having seen how little two days of practice did to ameliorate prob- lems since the exhibi- tion game, it's hard to imagine the Wolverines winning two games this…

October 18, 1999 (vol. 110, iss. 14) • Page Image 15

…, Michigan coach Mike McGuire fielded a squad with 20 freshmen and only a handful of upper- classmen. With such a young team, the Wolverines knew that they would have their share of ups and downs. The ups came…

… early. After thrashing Michigan State in a dual meet at Buhr Park, the Wolverines easily won the Spiked Shoe Invitational at Penn State. Michigan followed that up with a strong showing at the Sam Bell…

…, almost sleepy demeanor of the Michigan men's cross country team after yester- day's win in the Wolverine Interregional, you'd think that a funer- al had just taken place. And in a way, one did. In…

… thoroughly thumping No. 8 ranked James Madison, the Wolverines put in the ground the team that spent most of the season battling the fatigue of hard training and unleashed a team that could shock the world at…

… the upcoming Big Ten meet. But this isn't a team of fist-pumpers. Whatever jubilation followed the race for the Wolverines ran its course by the time they left the chute. And then there's Michigan coach…

July 18, 2011 (vol. 146, iss. 146) • Page Image 8

… for the entirely stu- dent-run event, the Wolverines to aid youngsters in made technique the focal point of 4 . the clinic. inner-city Detroit Each child was given ample time in a small group to work…

… revamped the traditional race into one unlike "A lot of these anything the Wolverines had seen before. kids might not "(It was) called Monster," Madwed said. "The kids are run- have that many ning…

January 18, 2011 (vol. 121, iss. 74) • Page Image 12

…4B - January 18, 201 The Michigan Daily -- michigandaily.com Wolverines blank Western in first match of the season COURTESY OF COURTNEY DECKARD/IDS Michigan coach John Beilein runs an offense…

… similar to Northwestern's, who the Wolverines will play Tuesday night. M ich igan looks to regain Confidence on the road By MATT RUDNITSKY Daily Sports Writer Western Michigan isn't exact- ly a powerhouse…

…-13 -three doubles matches. win in his super tiebreaker, and ubles took a lot out of us," Rossi, playing in his first dual- ein said. "(Western Michi- match as a Wolverine, won 3-6, .me out with a lot of ener…

…. The Wolverines faced a few Longhorns in last week's tf out of us ... Key Biscayne Invitational, but struggled, losing every match. knew they'd "'m just pumped up for Texas next week now that we won this…

….day9PRM. Michigan (1-4 Big Ten, 11-7 over- Where: all) fell to Indiana, Welsh-Ryan 80-61, at Assem- Arena bly Hall and was TV/Radio: never in the game BTN from the opening minutes. The Wolverines allowed…

… defensive rebounds. The Hoosiers had an enormous 37-18 advantage on the glass, and the 18 boards were a season low forBeilein's team. The Wolverines will have to get their defense back on track when they stay…

…. Wildcat guard Michael Thomp- son (15.1 points per game) and guard/ forward Drew Crawford (13.8) are threats, but of particular concern for the Wolverines is forward John Shur- na. The 6-foot-8 forward is…

… split sets with the Wolverines in the two remain- ing matches. But since the match "Granted, they were very close, but we lost all of them. But the whole team is going to be pumped up, so hopefully we…

April 18, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 116) • Page Image 14

… Michigan women's tennis team has a tendency to start off slowly, a bad habit thatmay have cost it some key matches. The Wolverines are already banged up. Adding their recent doubles woes puts them in a tough…

… for a team that doesn't thrive on its tremendous depth. Wolverines coach Bitsy Ritt has de- cided to make some lineup changes to jump-start Michigan. The Wolverines (5-3 Big Ten, 6-9 overall) are…

January 18, 1995 (vol. 105, iss. 58) • Page Image 9

… only are the Wolverines still alive, but they are very much kicking as they sit atop the Big Ten standings. Furthermore, the Michigan team on the court in last night's 69-59 win over No. 20 Illinois was…

Wolverines' 73-63 loss to the Nittany Lions, senior Ray Jackson said that his team just didn't fight, unlike any Michigan team that he had ever played on. Last night the Wolverines fought, and they fought hard…

…. Dugan Fife hit three straight 3-pointers to give Michigan a nine-point lead early in the second half. After the Illini cut the Wolverine lead to three at 52-49, Michigan pulled away *for good. Freshman…

… Maceo Baston followed up a Jimmy King miss with a thunderous dunk. King came back down the court, hit a layup and was fouled. Jackson followed up King with a drive and finger-roll that put the Wolverines

… Purdue. It followed up the Penn State debacle with a thrilling double-overtime win against a good Iowa team. Next the Wolverines got their first road win at Northwestern, and they have now beaten a very…

… good Illinois team on the road. It's cliche, but Michigan is taking it one step at a time, and is growing as a team. with each step. The Wolverines have Michigan State and Indiana on the horizon, but…

…-59 Victory overIllinois puts Wolverines in first-place tie 4 Michigan's Jimmy King battles Illinois guard Kiwane Garris for a loose b night. The Wolverines handed the Illini their first Big Ten loss of the…

… consecutive Big Ten victories, the Wolverines let their defense do the work in last night's 69-59 triumph over Michigan (4-1 Big Ten, 10-6 over- all) stifled the Fighting Illini offense all game, holding…

… Illinois to 34 percent shooting. The Wolverines also kept the Big Ten's third-best rebounding team off the offensive boards. "We said if you don't defend and don't rebound, you don't have a chance," Michigan…

… victory, the Wolverines move into a first-place tie with the Illini (4-1, 13-4) in the Big Ten. Michigan has won three-straight conference cord games after wins over Iowa and North- western last week…

March 18, 1994 (vol. 104, iss. 98) • Page Image 11

…The Michigan Daily - Friday, March 18, 1994 - 11 Wolverines shooting for first- ever CCHA postseason title By MICHAEL ROSENBERG DAILY HOCKEY WRITER Everyone on the Michigan hockey team insists they…

…, the Wolverines won't know who they are playing until around 9:30 tonight, when the quarterfinal game between Miami and Western Michigan ends. Michigan has a bye and will face the winner of the Redskins…

…-Broncos matchup tomorrow. Wolverine assistant Mel Pearson knows exactly what he wants to happen tonight. "I hope Miami and Western Michigan go four overtimes," Pearson said. Michigan goalie Steve Shields said. "It…

… since the 1985-86 Spartans. However, the Wolverines have not played well since winning the championship. They lost four out of their last five regular season games, and struggled to a 5-4 overtime win…

…. "But we feel we can go out there this weekend and play our best." During the losing streak, Michigan lost to Miami twice and Michigan State once. The Wolverines also lost to the Spartans in January…

…. The Wolverines swept the season series from both of those teams. The Wolverines, who were ranked No. I in the nation for most of the season but have dropped to No. 2 during their skid, have never won a…

… CCHA postseason title. However, they have been quite successful in other games at Joe Louis Arena. Michigan has won six straight Great Lakes Invitational titles there. If the Wolverines win tomorrow…

… pursuit of the puck last weekend against Kent State. The Wolverines play the winner of the Miami-Western Michigan quarterfinal in tomorrow's first semifinal. Michigan players, coach best in conference By…

… ANTOINE PITTS DAILY HOCKEY WRITER DETROIT-Much like it ruled the *CHA regular season, the Michigan hockey team dominated last night's CCHA Awards Banquet at the Westin Hotel. The Wolverines took four awards…

… led all newcomers with 21 assists and 39 points, took the prize for the Wolverines. "I usually set lofty goals for my- self," Morrison said. "At the beginning of the year this was something I wanted. I…

November 18, 1985 (vol. 96, iss. 53) • Page Image 7

… Arena. Leading 4-3 entering the final period in the opener, the Wolverines yielded two goals in the first three minutes, and went on to lose 6-4. Michigan bounced back with a 7-4 win Saturday. THE FLAMES…

… caught fire early in Friday's third period, and the Wolverines got burned. Paul Tory batted a rebound past Michigan goalie Tim Makris to tie the score at 2:16, and 29 seconds later Flame captain Mike Merch…

… frustration for Michigan as it tried to come back. A Wolverine power play late in the frame was one of the worst ever, as the Flames eirectively forechecked, keeping the puck in Michigan's end almost the entire…

…Caughey had one 'Sweep, sweep.' We should have been goal and three assists in the weekend split with the Flames, in which the Wolverines lost Friday, 6-4, and won concerned with one period at a time. I Saturday…

…." There was no mistaking the dif- ference in Michigan's intensity on Saturday. The power play worked well, as the Wolverines converted on five of 11 manpower-advantage op- portunities in the series…

… CCHA standings. The Wolverines are currently tied for fifth with Illinois-Chicago and Ohio State, and they trail fourth place Ferris State by 'ust one oint. Action SportSWer FACTORY CLOSEOUTS…

… Bowl, the - Wolverines still should be playing someplace warm on New Year's Day. Representatives from many of the post-season bowl games have been keeping close tabs on the Wolverines all season and with…

… the Florida Citrus, Cherry, Liberty, All-American and Holiday Bowls. If the Wolverines can beat Ohio State this weekend, it's likely they will be spending New Year's in either Dallas or New Orleans…

… against an at large team. According to Czekaj the 15-man selection committee for the at large team will meet tomorrow morning in Dallas to make it's top two choices. bowl bi~ds The Wolverines are also on…

… representatives looking at Penn. State, Ohio State and Iowa as well as the Wolverines. Boldenheim would not comment on when this week the final decision would be made. "The people who are at the schools know what…

February 18, 1970 (vol. 80, iss. 116) • Page Image 7

…, the Wolverines put on a good performance and Michigan Coach Johnny Orr went right to the heart of the matter when said, "We hustled out there all the way, which is something we haven't done in the last…

… couple of games." THE WOLVERINES needed that hustle, too, as their big man, Rudy Tomjanovich, had another off night. Tomjanovich, who was dogged by the Rockets' 6-3 forward Mike Murnen when he went outside…

… said, "but we thought we could do a better job on the other guys." Far more important than their scoring, however, was the way Fife and Henry keyed the Wolverine fast break. Quickness was again part of…

… the Wolverines game, and the Wolverine guards can take a large part of the credit for putting the speed back into the Wolverines game. "They got the ball down the court a lot quicker than they have in…

… Henry did their job on defense, too. The Wolverines came out in a full court press for much of the second half, and Fife and Henry spearheaded that press. The two guards were largely responsible for the…

… poise out there and that hurt us." Orr also credited the Wolverines' press, which took the form of both a, zone and a man to man, as being instrumental in the game. EVEN WHEN the Rockets broke the press…

…, the Wolverines backcourt duo were back there on defense. "Henry did a great job cutting off the baseline drive," Orr noted. And Fife, for his part, ripped off eight rebounds, second highest on the team…

…, with all but two coming off the defensive board. But the two guards shouldn't get all the credit for the Wol- verines' effort on defense. The Wolverines turned in their best defensive effort of the…

February 18, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 70) • Page Image 12

… her inter- view, the duo embraced in an emotion-filled hug. Thompson and her four other senior teammates did something on Saturday that the Wolverines (8-4 Big Ten, 19-6 overall) had not accomplished…

… victory over then-No. 13 Purdue - the Wolverines' first victory in West Lafayette since 1998. "This senior class, we say has accomplished things that haven't been accomplished for a Michi- ganwomen…

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