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May 20, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 123) • Page Image 14

…14 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 20, 2002 Wolverines address disappointing year By Charles Paradis Daily Sports Editor With the Big Ten season coming to an end, Michigan has been in a must…

…-win situation for the past two weeks. The Wolverines fell behind in the Big Ten standings early in the season but retained a chance to make the Big Ten Tournament if they could win the majority of their games in…

March 20, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 100) • Page Image 9

… Writer EAST LANSING - As the final scores flashed on Friday night, Michigan's loyal faithful in Jenison Field- house heartily proclaimed the Wolverines' resounding triumph in the team finals of the men…

…'s Big Ten Gym- nastics Championship. Displaying an array of depth and individual bril- liance, the top-ranked Wolverines dominated the event this weekend and won their second straight title with a…

… scintillating 232.1 performance. Their 2.6 margin of victory over second place Ohio State was the largest since 1994. This domination rings even more impressive as it came without the Wolverine's top gymnast, co…

…-captain Justin Toman, who was injured. Co-captain Kevin Roulston's 9.825 on the floor exer- cise allowed the Wolverines to stay within striking dis- tance of No. 4 Ohio State after the second rotation. From then…

… on, the race between the Wolverines and the Buckeyes resembled a Porsche passing a school bus. While emotionally-sparked Michigan hit routine after routine, top contenders Penn State (ranked No. 3) and…

… Ohio State faltered under the Wolverines' blistering scoring pace. The Nittany Lions had arguably their worst perfor- mance of the season, falling nearly five points off their season high of 230.5 with a…

… Title by the largest margin since 1994. The Wolverines will surely be the favorite at NCAAs in two weeks. To -ranked women repeat as champs By Richard Haddad Daily Sports Writer After Saturday's showing…

… OT fightBlue Moored for goo The Michigan women's gymnastics team entered the Big Ten Championships as a team of unlimited potential. Saturday at Penn State, the Wolverines initiated their postseason…

…'s basketball team has shouted for national respect all season. First, the Wolverines failed to crack e Top 25 after wins over nationally- ranked programs such as defending national champion Purdue. Then, they…

…, Michigan had the opportunity to finally land the teem it's desired against a perennial power. But the Wolverines failed to chop down the taller Cardinal in over- time, 81-74. In the first eight minutes, it…

June 20, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 130) • Page Image 11

… into their conference schedule, the Wolverines were 14-3 and ranked No. 19 in the nation. Just in case you're not a Michigan baseball buff, we're talking about the same team with one NCAA tournament…

… preseason poll - the Wolverines' first preseason recognition since 1998, which was quickly justified. After a successful trip through the South, Michigan came back up north, completing two consecutive weekend…

March 20, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 100) • Page Image 14

…6B -The Michigan Daily - SportsMonday - March 20, 2000 ymnasts thrive in Big Ten spotlight Wolverines win 5 of 6 individual events after claiming team title By Roit Bhave Dailygports Writer Michigan…

…, scoring a 9.5125. Michigan gymnasts found more competition in the rings from their teammates than from the rest of the Big Ten. Each Wolverine seemed to be pushed by the others to produce a bet- ter routine…

… included five scores of 9.7 or better. "No one could touch him," Toman said. Vetere led a Wolverine conquest of the rings event with a meet-high 9.925. Teammates Kris Zimmerman, Kenny Keener and Ethan…

…-specific exercises. Amazingly, the Wolverines placed five gym- nasts in the individual rings finals Saturday - the aforementioned quartet was joined by freshman Conan Parzuchowski. Following the 39.175 performance on…

… the rings, it was evident the Big Ten title would return to Ann Arbor. The lead the Wolverines accumulated over sec- ond-place Ohio State did not slow Michigan's drive in the final rotations - the…

Wolverines dom- inated the parallel bars as well. Freshman Kris Zimmerman hit an impressive 9.9 parallel bar routine to key the tumblers' 39.15 event score. Michigan posted the season-high without Toman, who…

… was the 1999 Big Ten paral- lel bars champion. Though the Wolverines did not emphasize the meet heavily in their season goals, they exhibited unrivaled enthusiasm from the moment they began the meet…

…. While other teams quieted as the meet went along, Michigan's emotional fire continued to build. Nowhere was the Wolverines' exuberance more apparent than in their performance on one of their weaker events…

January 20, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 76) • Page Image 11

Wolverines faced off against No. 12 Vanderbilt, No. 24 Tennessee and No. 9 Duke. She also able to upset 21st- ranked Jackie Wu of Vanderbilt in straight sets (7-5, 7-6) on Satur- day. On Sunday, the second day…

…-8 and give the Wolverines their sixth win in the nine doubles matches. "We've been doing really well at breaking serve and returning (so) I told our players we have to get better at holding serve," Michi…

March 20, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 100) • Page Image 13

…. Friday evening, while the league's rookie team was embarrassing the Wolverines en route a 7-4 victory. Se Michigan hockey fans were nowhere to be seen. Maybe you were drinking Cuervo Gold instead of…

… against Butler, so you wouldn't fall behind in your CAA tournament pool. Maybe you were just planning on supporting your Wolverines on Saturday when the time and the opponent were more agreeable. What was…

September 20, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 164) • Page Image 17

… goals, that's why I play forward," Blake said. "But the team effort is why I score, the team set up a lot of good . , past Nor opportunities." The second half was much of the same for the Wolverines, as…

… said. "I'm really pleased with the shutout, especially coming against a team like North- eastern." theastern The Northeastern game capped off a successful weekend for the Wolverines as they blanked Cen…

…'s 3-0 win yesterday. Early goal sinks Illinois By Max Kardon Daily Sports Writer The Wolverine squad opened up Big Ten conference play this weekend by kicking off its eight-game stretch against con…

… air by junior forward Therese Heaton and popped off freshman forward Melissa Dobbyn's outstretched head. It soared into the right side of the net over a crowd of leaping defenders. The Wolverines

… trio of Illinois attackers, led by wily senior Tara Hurless, kept the Wolverine defense occupied throughout the game. Wolverine defenders, led by Mulholland, sophomore Katelin Spencer and senior captain…

September 20, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 147) • Page Image 10

… it that the Wolverines are feel- ing rusty. "We have had some time off, but we are definitely back on track and ready to get things started with the Big Ten and defend our championship from last y…

…." Instead of playing their eight scheduled games before this weekend's matches, the Wolverines (4-2) now only have Fri- day's game ag.ainst Massachusetts (1-2) to prepare for the begin- ning of Big Ten play…

November 20, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 56) • Page Image 8

…8A - Thursday, November 20, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com After Friday struggles, Saturday success, 'M' seeks consistency Wolverines averaging "To be honest, not one player in that…

…-analyzingthe WITHOUT NECK BRACE game more than they were Satur- and at Boston, senior Billy Sauer has seemed to crash the net harder on Wolverines' Friday performances. game on Saturdays day." made all of his starts in…

… team." 0 0 0 6 Can you imagine the Wolverine State as the Buckeye State? Strange, but true. Global warming is pushing the Ohio buckeye north.' If we let this continue, the tree will become…

… increasingly rare in Ohio - and common here! Plus, of course, rising temperatures threaten the rest of our environment - including the vanishing wolverine2 - along with our health, our jobs and our pocketbooks…

… Final Straw for Wolverines," Defenders of Wildlife, March 12, 2007. AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION OF MICHIGAN MACOMB COUNTY PREVENTION COALITION MICHIGAN AUDUBON MICHIGAN ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL MICHIGAN…

March 20, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 101) • Page Image 10

… Writer NoNOTRE DAME Two days after St. Patrick's Day, Notre Dame didn't need any luck to finish off the underdog Wolverines by a count of 88-54 last night in the second round of the Midwest regional. i…

… Michigan career came to an end at the hands of the second-ranked Fighting Irish. But in her finale, Thorius played all but two minutes against Notre Dame. The Wolverines exit the NCAA Tournament after an…

October 20, 2005 (vol. 116, iss. 14) • Page Image 8

… against the Wolverines. In light of his team's current situ- ation, Michigan coach Steve Burns is confident in his players' morale, and said he believes they still have the will to win games. "I think the…

… allud- ed to were the lack of converting shots on goal by his front third play- ers and the inability of his team to work with gaps in opponents' for- mations. For the past four games, the Wolverines have…

… there, and its always good to have one more person by your side to help you get there and reach your goal." Alyson Kohlmeier continued her successful sophomore season, lead- ing all Wolverine runners with…

November 20, 2006 (vol. 117, iss. 52) • Page Image 9

…/ S Wolverine fans re- w Her tell Game viewing pro( experiences:sec BACKPAGE 6B THE MICHIGAN DAILY man shares duction of Bo tion SM COLUMN 2B michigandaily.com Monday, November 20, 2006 MICHIGAN…

… 39 SECOND TO NE ABOVE: The Wolverines dejectedly walk off the field following their disheartening 42-39 loss at the hands of No.1 Ohio State. BELOW: The Ohio State players celebrate in the midst of…

Wolverines were the other prizes on exchanging blow after the line. When you factor blow with the nation's in a Big Ten title and a top-ranked team. Heisman trophy for quar- But as clear as it was terback Troy…

… This weekend, Michigan debunked the myth that a late-season loss must be deadly. Even though the Wolverines lost their regu- lar-season finale 41-38 to No. 1 Ohio State on Saturday, they still are in the…

… hunt for a berth to the National Championship game. Michigan stayed put as the No. 2 team in the BCS standings, which were released on Sunday. Behind the Wolverines, whose BCS average is .9263, is…

… Southern Cal (.9188). Southern Cal (9-1) plays Notre Dame (No. 5 in the BCS, No. 6 in AP and ESPN/USA Today) on Saturday at home. The Wolverines' regular season is over after finishing with an 11-1 record…

… games. My teammates were getting me the ball at the right times, and I was trying to dribble and take it to the rim." Coleman's performance was the most notable on the team, but the rest of the Wolverines

January 20, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 79) • Page Image 13

… the Breslin Center. The "MV3" of Smith, Pool, and Gandy, have accounted for 76 percent of the offensive production this season for the Wolverines (2-3, 9-9). Facing a relentless matchup zone defense…

…, four- teen points or something in that area. So, we did a little bit better than that." With Michigan's main ingredients lacking, no other Wolverines were able to step up. "When (Smith) is not scoring…

March 20, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 100) • Page Image 16

… his squad to teams across the country. Since this is an Olympic year, and most Olympic swimmers are of college age, Richardson, like other coaches, gets the opportunity to exhibit who the Wolverines

… point. Often, premium high school swimmers will only apply to top five or top 10 schools. And the Wolverines badly want to be one of them. Since the cream of the swimming crop are schools like Stanford…

…'s best for a young Wolverine team that boasts 17 freshmen. Despite not wowing the nation or potential recruits, Michigan has given its young swim- mers experience and confidence at an impor- tant meet that…

… is more to life then being number one. And according to Michigan women's swimming coach Jim Richardson, one meet doesn't define his team. This past weekend, the Wolverines placed 14th at the NCAA Women…

… didn't do as well as we wanted, but we put every- thing we have on the line,"junior Missy Sugar said. But swimming all out couldn't save the Wolverines from the nemesis of the aquatic world: Fatigue. "We…

… Kasnecki helped the Wolverines finish sixth in the 200-meter freestyle relay.K0 Are you interested in making ads that will be seen in print as a way to rnake money, gain xpenence and build a portfolio…

… women's golf team competed in its second tournament this past weekend. The trip to Daytona Beach, Fla. for the Stetson Hatter Spring Fling presented a challenge RO the Wolverines. There were many other…

January 20, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 63) • Page Image 13

…Thursday, January 20, 2000 - The Michigan Daily - 13A en s swimming sick after big victory" Wolverines battle flu bug, get ready for Big Ten conference bout with Boilermakers , By Brian Galvin…

… Daily Sports Writer Just when you thought things couldn't get any bet- ter for the Michigan men's swimming and diving team - they didn't. The ninth-ranked Wolverines are coming off of their biggest win of…

… there is always a chance at the Big Ten title" Women trade secrets with Rice By Sam Duwe Da~ily Sports Writer Biology tells us that an owl and a wolverine are nothing alike. Doug Boyd will tell you…

October 20, 2004 (vol. 115, iss. 14) • Page Image 20

… Ter- rapin cage over goalkeeper Kath- ryn Mason. The Wolverines were not as tenta- tive as earlier in the game, but Mary- land kept the pressure on, tallying its second goal and taking the lead for good…

… like we know how to." , Willis The final three minutes of the game typified how the game was going for the Wolverines. Michigan had several shots on goal as time winded down, but Maryland goal- keeper…

… said. "We were a little loose in the mid- dle though, and we won't get any bet- ter until our third through seventh guys' start posting better times." Freshman Mike Woods was the next Wolverine to cross…

… 52nd place finish. Rondell Ruff rounding out the top-five for Michigan. The redshirt sophomore grabbed 89th place and scored points for the first time as a Wolverine with a time of 25:12.8. Despite the…

… personal-best times from over half of the scoring Wolverines, a major discrepancy existed between the scores of the Brannen and Willis duo and the rest of the Wolverines. Brannen feels that he may know what…

… that we can get our mileage up before Nationals and close in on that gap." Although optimism is clearly pres- ent among the Wolverines, they do not make excuses for unsatisfactory races. The weather on…

… Saturday was less than pleasant, with high winds and cold tem- peratures. But Coach Warhurst would not allow anyone to blame it as a factor in the Wolverines' less-than-stellar per- formance. "Everyone runs…

March 20, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 113) • Page Image 8

… seconds left, he and the 10th- seeded Wolverines rose above beingthe underdogsinyesterday's game and rose above demons of the program's past. And with one flick of the wrist, Harris sealed Michigan's first…

… didn't happen. The Wolverines barely made the field of 65, but they ral- lied by reeling off six wins in their last nine games. And if Michigan lost, many fans still would have viewed this season as a…

March 20, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 94) • Page Image 12

… Friday night when Spartan forward Bryan Lerg finished off a 2-on-1 breakaway by chipping the puck past Wolverine goalie Noah Ruden. The goal gave Michigan State an insurmountable 3-1 lead, and it cemented…

… a 4-1 win over Michigan. But it was the Wolverine forwards trailing the play who were the real story behind the game. In the week leading up to the regular-season series finale against Ferris State on…

… Feb. 24 and 25, Michigan coach Red Berenson teamed up dynamic forwards T.J. Hensick, Andrew Cogliano and Kevin Porter on the same line. At the time, it looked as if the Wolverines had finally put…

… out to dry as the Spartans skated in on the 2-on-1. To add to that, the offensive fireworks expected from the three were nonexistent. The Wolverines' lone goal on Friday came courtesy of an Ebbett one…

…'s point streak to nine games. In those nine games, he has scored five goals and notched 14 assists. But he has been one of the few consistent performers for the Wolverines during that stretch. For the…

Wolverines to defeat a tough North Dakota team on its home ice in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament, they will need production from more than just the top line. Although they are no longer on the same…

… Beren- son, the Daily hockey writers grade the Wolverines on their performance in each of four areas. (Graded out of 4 pucks) 1 Michigan State 1 Boston University *Michigan faces North Dakota at 9 p…

… Abdelkader, who knocked one in during Saturday's champion- ship game. The Spartans, even on a night when their play was far from its best, simply outclassed the seemingly uninspired Wolverines. And even though…

Wolverines' freshmen have just one game of meaningful playoff experience. Saturday's third-place game had neither the atmosphere nor implications of a playoff game. As the Wolverines prepare to head to North…

… any hopes of advancing to the Regional Final, or, hockey gods willing, the Frozen Four, it first must get through the host, North Dakota. If a half-empty Joe Louis Arena intimidated the Wolverines

November 20, 2002 (vol. 113, iss. 54) • Page Image 10

… 10 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, November 20, 2002 Hensick and Hunwick headline hockey signees By Kyle O'Neill Daily Sports Writer Michigan hockey play-by-play men beware. The Wolverines

… and Ortmeyer. Another positive about next year's class was that the Wolverines' coaching staff got the five players that they wanted. Last year, they went after sensations Zach Parise and Jeff…

April 20, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 133) • Page Image 10

… nsandals@umich.edu. NCAAS From pagelB tenths behind the Wolverines, with Cal coming in a half a tenth behind that. Just one big mistake could have dropped the Wolverines to fourth. But Michigan put together…

… its best meet of the entire season when it mattered most, posting its highest NCAA finish since 2000. And for the second straight night, the Wolverines posted their high- est team score of the season…

… strings of Wolverine scores above 15 on both events. For the senior, who was part of the team that finished eighth and out of the team finals in 2006, it was a fitting end to his career. "To go from eighth…

…, while Kel- ley anchored with a 14.75. When the Wolverines got to high bar, the energy of team and fans reached new heights. Catrambone performed the same set that earned him the Big Ten high bar title…

…- eron and Kelley ended the night with three straight scores above 15 - exactly what the Wolverines needed to edge out the Sooners for second place. "You know, even though we got second, this felt like '99…

April 20, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 133) • Page Image 11

… the CWPA Western Division Championship. The win in Bloomington wasthe eighth championship for Michigan coach Matt Anderson and is the Wolverines' 22nd straight win this season. "It has taken a lot of…

… tournament host and No. 2 seed Indiana. Hyrne's goal as the clock ticked down gave the Wolverines a 7-3 lead entering halftime. "I knew there was about three seconds left on the clock," Hyrne said through the…

…. Botterman, the lone Wolverine competing, scored a9.7,whichwas wellbehind Georgia's Courtney Kupets and Louisiana State's Ashleigh Clare- Kearney, who tied for first with 9.95. It was Botterman's second trip…

… her season average (9.802) going into the weekend competition. SeniorJulie Hyrne scored five goals yesterday to propel the Wolverines tothe CWPA championship all these 6-on-4s and they didn't score on…

…." Entering the final frame, the Wolverines held a 9-5 lead. For the first time since Mar 15, Michigan was held scoreless for an entire period.The Hoosiers(19-15) scored just over a minute into the period…

… out with an impressive showing o strong swimming and expert bal control. With the win, the Wolverine continue their postseason ques next weekend at the CWPA East ern Championship in Cambridge Mass…

… Fetter's eight stellar innings helped the Wolverines build wheels came off dipped into its b that has happen e this season. - Sophomore T d attempted to clot s in the bottom o f gave up two qui e next…

… class of people, and ob he did," Malo- we're thankful for everything he think he had his has contributed to our program." t he pitched like Fittingly, the Wolverines'pitch- ing was a bright spot on the…

… know that gave our team a ted the ball to lift, gave us a chance. And unfor- rew the ball just tunately, like I said, we couldn't nior Kevin Cislo get the big hit." te Spartans two The Wolverines failed…

November 20, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 54) • Page Image 10

…. Edwards, who finished 12th last year, was expected to pro- vide much-needed experience for the Wolverines. The redshirt junior led the pack of Michigan runners early in the race, but quickly fell off the…

… Webster said. "But she never came." Prior to Nationals, Edwards had been the top Wolverine run- ner in every scoring event that she competed in this season. "She just didn't have a good day," McGuire said…

…. "She's been running well all year, but it didn't happen today." Webster, who improved on her 51st-place performance last year, led the Wolverines, finished 34th (21:00) in the 6,000-meter race. "That's a…

… of the best," Tauro said. "It's crazy to be racing against that many girls that are as good or better than you." The Wolverines were at a loss to explain their worst finish at Nationals in Michigan…

… 11th-ranked Wolverines finished 24th. Newcomers fall short on top stage . ByALEX PROSPERI Daily Sports Writer The Big Ten is undefeated in the history of the Big Ten/ACC Wom- en's Bas- MICHIGAN 65…

… the offensive end of the court, we were real efficient inthe first half. Particularly, we moved the ball well." Cooper's 13 points, seven rebounds and five assists led the Wolverines. Walker, who…

… Borseth considered not starting, was effi- cient, scoring 17 points in just 20 minutes. Michigan's first-half run allowed the Wolverines to skate by with a less proficient second half, as Miami (1…

…-2) outscored Michigan, 28-26. One of the biggest improve- ments the Wolverines made from their previous game against Cin- cinnati was the ability to mini- mize their long-range shots. After launching 29 3-point…

… only one of them was out of rhythm." Sophomore Krista Phillips and junior Stephany Skrba were the only two Wolverines to play sig- nificant minutes off the bench, but the duo combined for 11 points and…

Wolverines qualified for Nationals behind their unex- pected first-place finish at the Great Lakes Regional last week. Yesterday's race was Michigan's first team appearance at Nation- als since 2004 and the…

October 20, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 33) • Page Image 16

…, year, and this weekend was no1 exception. ThisrAl G time, though, the women's soccer team was on the winning end of two 1-0 games against Iowa and Central Michigan. Yesterday, the Wolverines (3-2-4 Big…

…. Michigan struggled on offense and could not even manage a shot on goal in the opening stanza. The Wolverines repeatedly attempted passes that either went out of bounds or were intercepted. "We played one of…

January 20, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 63) • Page Image 12

… these Wolverines aren't that good. For the first time in my four years at Michigan. there's a lot of excitement surrounding the basketball team. With a great fresh- man class recruited by Ellerbe, this…

… as hell an improvement over last year's team, where watching a game was about as much fun as a root canal. And next year, the Wolverines wil be better, they'll make the NCAA Tournament and could be…

May 20, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 123) • Page Image 9

…, Commentar)y the Wolverines have emerged from the field victori- ous 23 times - including 16 straight after their 4-0 win yesterday against Ohio State. The win gave Michigan its second straight regional title…

… and second straight Women's College World Series berth. Nothing has been able to stop the Wolverines as of late either. Washington's Jaime Clark hit two home runs on Saturday, including a towering shot…

March 20, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 117) • Page Image 10

… the Irish defense failed to bottle up these rebounds, the Wolverines took advantage by scor- ing their lone goal of the game. In the final seconds of the first period, sophomore Jack Johnson's shot on…

… to poke the puck past the Wolverine netminder. In a one-goal game, two loose pucks around the net could be the difference between advancing and going home. Offensive p-killers: When Michi- gan played…

… Notre Dame twice in December, the Irish power play played the Wolverines' penalty kill to the tune of five goals. So when the Irish had six power- play opportunities in the CCHA Championship game this…

… weekend, logic would point to an Irish advan- tage. But it actually looked like the Wolverines were on the man advan- tage. The 42nd-ranked Michigan pen- alty kill silenced the 17th-ranked Notre Dame power…

… play in the 10:16 it was on the ice this weekend and generated some quality chances offensively. The Wolverines have created more shorthanded scoring chances than any penalty kill unit this sea- son…

April 20, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 138) • Page Image 22

… beaten the Wolverines just two years earlier in the same game. But they will remember that these women were the leaders and the best. Led by the incredible play of senior goaltender Mau- reen Tasch and a…

…'s sport. "I'm happy to bring another one home for the Wolverines," said Michigan coach Marcia Pankratz. "Men's programs, women's programs, revenue, non- revenue - it doesn't matter. We're just really proud…

May 20, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 123) • Page Image 15

… Ten Outdoor Championship yesterday. Webb posted a time of 3:49.27 and was the Wolverines' only champion of the meet. He also earned the honor of being just the third Michigan runner to win the 1…

…,500-meter race at the Big Ten Outdoor Championship. The Wolverines finished with 39 points and in ninth place. Wisconsin, which hosted the meet, won the com- petition with 157.50 points. The Bad- gers tallied…

January 20, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 58) • Page Image 8

…Friday January 20, 2006 sports. michigan daily. com sports@michigandaily.com Phe OR'TSIgttiiu 4 8 . . ......... ........ 4 Gophers stifle Wolverines in lopSided win By David Murray Daily Sports…

… wasn't enough. With the help of five Michigan turnovers over the following four minutes, Minnesota (5-1, 12-4) went on a 9-0 run, giving the Wolverines the last look they had at a lead. Michigan held it…

… the shot clock. Minnesota's stifling defense also caused 16 first - half Wolverine turnovers. "If you know what caused turnovers, you obviously wouldn't do them as much," Dierdorf said. "I can't say…

… Writer After failing to shoot better than 38 percent in any Big Ten game so far this year, the Wolverines appeared to end their shooting slump in the first half of last night's game. They hit 61 percent of…

… their field goals in the period. The problem was that the team attempt- ed just 18 shots - exactly the number Minnesota knocked down in the half. The Golden Gophers stayed ahead of the Wolverines by…

… defense that other teams have used to successfully stifle the Wolverines. And Michigan couldn't handle the pressure. "Man-to-man pressure defense and keeping the ball on one side of the floor is our bread…

… the first half, the Wolverines had numerous posses- sions where the ball was still at the top of the key with just 10 seconds remaining. As the shot clock wound down, Michigan ended up forcing a bad…

Wolverines take good shots but turnovers limit their opportunities. JUSTIN BASS/Daily Sophomore Katie Dierdorf's 12 points weren't enough to beat the Gophers momentum." The Wolverines kept it together…

… inevitable. During those five minutes, turnovers were once again the problem for the Wolverines, and the Gophers got nine of their 15 points from turnovers. Dierdorf scored in double-digits for the fourth…

Wolverines have a chance to rewrite their season when they play Bowling Green in a home-and-home series - tonight's game in Ann Arbor and tomorrow's game at Bowling Green (7-10-1 CCHA, 11-13-1 overall). After…

November 20, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 56) • Page Image 10

…. The Wildcats' 2-1 victory over the Wolverines was their first win over a Big Ten team in four years. Michigan worried that the loss might lead to a repeat of last year's NCAA selection - a year ago…

… Ann Arbor. But one key Wolverine will be missing on the field. Junior midfielder Knox Cameron, who holds the Michigan record for career and season goals, will be playing with the U.S. Under-20 national…

…'ve had a good year, but I know they can pull through." By Waldemar Centeno Daily Sports Writer Excited about the two tight victo- ries in East Lansing this past week- end, the Wolverines (5-1 Big Ten, 17…

… attention, there are other players that are really stepping up their games and making a difference." With the stage set for the Final Four weekend, the Wolverines remember their national champi- onship run in…

… beat the same two opponents en route to the Final Four. Michigan defeated the Tar Heels and the Spar- tans on both occasions. The Wolverines beat the Tar Heels 1-0 in the first round of this year…

…'s tournament. Michigan faced the Spartans next, and behind a contro- versial goal, due to high sticking, the Wolverines beat the Spartans 2-1 en route to a spot in the Final Four. "We are coming off of a really…

…'s something that the players have worked extraordinarily hard for. We are just looking forward to competing and winning a championship." The Wolverines will enter Amherst, Mass. Friday as one of the four…

…, so hopefully we will be at the top of our game and playing the best hockey we can and capitalizing on our chances." The Wolverines' semifinal matchup is against the top team in the nation, Wake Forest…

… (4-0 ACC, 18-1). Michigan lost its first game with the Demon Deacons earlier in the year, 4-2, and the Wolverines hope that their third trip to the Final Four in the past five years will end like it…

… continue to recruit players who are of that moral fiber, because it's a great foundation to build on." Asked what she will miss the most about being a Wolverine, Moore refer- ences the atmosphere at Cliff…

February 20, 2006 (vol. 115, iss. 79) • Page Image 9

…. PAGE 3B MEN's GYMNASTICS: Against two other top-10 teams, the Wolverines come up short. PAGE 6B SPORTS NDAY ---------- ---------- -- ------- ---- 1B RENEE= No. 16 MICHIGAN STATE 90, Michigan 71…

… Columbus was littered with new records, personal bests and NCAA qualifying times for the 22nd-ranked Wolverines. Michigan's brightest star, junior Katilyn Brady, was named the 2006 Big Ten Conference Swimmer…

October 20, 2004 (vol. 115, iss. 14) • Page Image 21

… twine. The Wol- verines have scored just four goals in their last six games, stumbling to a 2-3-1 record over that span. The trend continued Sunday, as the Wolverines rolled into Madison hoping to erase…

… minutes and handing the Wolverines their second Big Ten loss of the season, 3-1. "They came out ready to play, and we came out a little soft," senior Laura Tan- chon said. "By the time we started to fig…

May 20, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 123) • Page Image 8

… screenwriter couldn't have writ- ten it better. The Wolverines faced off against their biggest rival Ohio State for the sixth time yesterday, and just like their other five encounters, they found a way to reign…

… have been involved with, and it's because of the kids." Starting with the first weekend of the Big Ten season, the Wolverines and the Buckeyes have crossed paths whenever it mattered. Ohio State, with…

… of the best pitchers in the Michigan's country on your high Marissa school team. It was a Young pretty tough team to DANNY beat." MOLOSHOK/Daly The Wolverine left fielder was a co- captain with…

February 20, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 99) • Page Image 8

… all year, but the biggest problem for the Wolverines has been if one player's shooting well, the rest can't follow suit. But last night, the Wolverines' guards couldn't miss. Freshmen Zack Novak and Stu…

… Douglass and sophomore Kelvin Grady shot an unstoppable 11-of-19 from behind the arc. Playing unself- ishly, the Wolverines recorded assists on all but six baskets. Novak scored a game-high 18 points, all 3…

February 20, 2006 (vol. 115, iss. 79) • Page Image 11

… just about enough to be assured an invite. m season. And with Brown and Hunter gone, can the The Wolverines probably need just two more team win if Sims is the same inconsistent player wins. And with…

… team. Sure, the Wolverines have been struggling, but they played great in January, and they will be rewarded for the season they're having. They've waited so long to hear their name called on Selection…

… running lay-up as the shot-clock buzzer sounded. Minnfield drew an offensive foul against freshman center Megan Skouby immediately after Iowa's inbounds pass, leading to another Wolverine score. At the…

… important, and I think Jess has done a brilliant job this year calling things and understanding what to do." It took Minnfield and the Wolverines time to warm up to the 5,000-plus Hawkeye crowd, but Iowa was…

… we know we have to do." GOPHERS Continued from page lB -ing time, giving him a 7-2 decision and lifting the Wolverines to a meet-clinch- ing 19-12 lead. "I came out of the gates, and I knew it was…

… who exactly will step in. But in the end, those fans probably aren't too concerned, because those schools are used to having success. That's not the case here. Yes, the Wolverines have come a long way…

Wolverines had ch Joe McFarland an opportunity to take sole ownership for us to get started of the crown with a win against Indiana yesterday. Nick Roy added a The Wolverines won eight of 10 e 174-pound class…

February 20, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 101) • Page Image 9

… EISENSTEIN Daily Sports Writer During the Michigan hockey team's warm-up skate at practice, Wolverine associate head coach Mel Pear- son scans the ice for Chad Kolarik's light blue jersey. He feeds the…

Wolverine) T.J. (Hensick) he seemed to play well. So I think Turnbull has a good chance at fitting in pretty easy." But no matter how well Turnbull fills the role, Kolarik is struggling being out of the…

… that's what the Michigan men's bas- ketball team hopes. After heading toward one of the worst records in program history, the Wolverines have turned their season around in the last two weeks. It even…

… prompted Ohio State coach Thad Matta to call Michigan "the best seven-win team (he'd) ever seen" after the Wolverines upset his Buckeyes Sunday. Despite the recent streak, the Wolverines have an 8-17 record…

… and sit in the bottom half of the Big Ten, meaning John Beilein's rebuilding project still has a long way to go. Before the Wolverines' come- from-behind win over Iowa last Thursday, The Michigan Daily…

Wolverines a com- petitive advantage. Before this year, winter prac- tice in Ann Arbor involved occa- sional trips to a local indoor driving range and putting prac- tice on a small green in the base- ment of…

…-round. "One of the first questions I get is, 'what do you do in the winter?' " Sapp said. "Now that we can show them a short-game facility, it's really beneficial." But the Wolverines have no set practice…

…-day different," Pumford said. "It's unbelievable." Rankin believes the new facil- ity will help the Wolverines keep pace with teams from warmer climates that can practice out- doors all year. "Now, we don't have…

… season. Next weekend, Michigan heads south to play in the Puerto Rico Classic, where it has strug- gled in the past. The Wolverines finished second to last in 2007 and last in 2006. But Michigan is coming…

February 20, 2006 (vol. 115, iss. 79) • Page Image 12

…-advantage. Unfortunately for the Wolverines, the other power play to show up was the Nebraska-Omaha -pep band. Nicknamed "The Power Play", the special-teams play of the Mavericks gave the band many reasons to rock and left…

… the Wolverines fighting an uphill battle. Trailing 2-0 late in the first period on Saturday night, Nebraska-Omaha used the man-advantage to get back into the game. Maverick forward Brandon Scero took a…

… pass just outside the crease and beat Michigan goalie Noah Ruden short- side to cut the Wolverine lead in half. The goal gave the Mavericks momentum heading into the first intermission, and Nebraska…

… night - wrapped around the net and slid the puck under Ruden's pads. The score left the Wolverines with a precarious one-goal lead. "The mood was great after we killed the 5-on-3," sophomore Chad Kolarik…

… four points over the weekend due in large part to its advantage on the power play. crucial situations. As fate would have it, the Wolverines got that chance on Satur- day night. With 1:23 remaining in…

… the third period, Nebraska-Omaha freshman Dan Charleston was whistled for holding, leaving the Wolverines with a power play and a chance to win the game. Instead of executing to score a clutch goal…

…. The Wolverines' inability to convert was a fitting end to a weekend in which they went 0-for-7 with the man- advantage. Michigan has now failed to score on its last 20 power plays. "We're not sure if we…

… proved just as costly. The Wolverines enjoyed a man-advantage midway through the third period, when they still led 4-3. Under less pressure and knowing that a goal could virtually end the game, Michigan…

… had trouble setting up inside Nebraska-Omaha's zone, and the Mavericks killed off the penalty with ease. The game ended in a 4-4 tie - a dis- appointing result for the Wolverines who held two separate…

… two-goal leads - but Michigan might consider itself lucky. The Wolverines were outscored 2-0 on special teams in a hostile road environ- ment against a quality opponent. "It makes it much tougher (to…

January 20, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 79) • Page Image 18

… title (in 1995). It's a great challenge to swim against Michigan, and we value the opportunity, but I will not rest until we TONY DING/Daily The Wolverines lost four straight dual meets against top…

… assistant coach Mike Burns stood on top of a 25 foot ladder, trying to fix the rings. When the Wolverines came back from the hiatus, and went to the vault competition, they looked like a different team and…

February 20, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 99) • Page Image 5

… play keyed a 78-67 Michigan win that gives the Wolverines - you might want to sit down here - sole possession of first place in the Big Ten with four games to play after an improbable Wis- consin loss at…

… Penn State. "Obviously, without (Horton's) play, we're not having a happy lockerroom right now," Michigan coach Tommy Amaker said. The Wolverines had entered the game worried about how to shut down Pur…

November 20, 2000 (vol. 111, iss. 37) • Page Image 11

Wolverines, like their leader, are impeccably prepared for this game every year. "It always comes down to prepara- tion and performance," Carr said, not- ing that this past week of practice was one of Michigan…

… the Wolverines shut down Ohio State. They gave up a long kickoff return on a fake reverse handoff at the start of the game. But Michigan remained in emotional control. A 9-0 first-quarter deficit didn…

November 20, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 56) • Page Image 9

… played three of four games on the road, the Wolverines have no games scheduled this weekend. And it seems that the players would be given a day off to rest up, right? Wrong. In fact, instead of being given…

… teams in the country." RYAN WEINER/Daily Stephanie Gandy struggled against Rutgers in Michigan's 65-50 loss. The senior - who led the Wolverines in scoring entering the game - shot just 3-of-11 from the…

October 20, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 33) • Page Image 15

… Big Ten. The Wolverines turned in a workman- like performance at Cliff Keen Arena on Friday against Northwestern, _ beating the Wild- cats easily in three games. Michigan did not fare so wellMCAN the…

… filling their role." The Wolverines (5-3 Big Ten, 13-6 overall) certainly came out of the gates firing on all cylinders against the Fight- ing Illini, taking the first game by a score of 30-25. But the next…

March 20, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 114) • Page Image 10

… playing tennis. The Michigan men's ten- nis team members have encountered numerous famous players throughout their careers. And not only have some Wolverines met these celebrities, but some have even played…

… has won Big Ten championships in four straight seasons. The Michigan women's track and field team has done just that. In 2002, the Wolverines won the indoor title, then the outdoor title and finally the…

…-95 season. "We have depth in every event this year, so we are in for the title. We want the Triple Crown, and we want it really bad," said senior tri-captain April Phillips. This Wolverine squad is fresh off…

… record in the 800-meter run and will most likely play a major role in the Wolverines' success this spring. Keeping all the pieces of the puzzle in place is Michigan coach James Henry, who was recently…

… named Great Lakes Regional Indoor Coach of the Year. Henry is building a track and field dynasty, and it looks like pretty soon, the 2002-03 Wolverines could have the "Triple Crown" to show for it. 01…

… prepare the Wolverines for this weekend's match against Penn State at the Varsity Tennis Center. Cowboys looking like the team to beat strong. Even back then, she was lifting weights and boxing," Jackson…

…' head coach Jim Richardson said. "We want them to be as prepared as they can be." This will be the Wolverines' 18th appearance at the NCAA Champi- onships. Michigan has placed in the top 10 at the…

February 20, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 83) • Page Image 8

…. "This was a great opportunity for me to come back and be with some of my really close friends," Comrie said. Even though the two try to stay out the way when they visit, they both feel that the Wolverines

…, you're just not going to have a good night." Despite Blackburn's difficulties Saturday night, the Wolverines are confident that their netminder will make the big save when the time comes. "He has kept…

January 20, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 76) • Page Image 10

… appeared to be cruising before a packed crowd during "The Dual" showdown against rival Ohio State, winning six of the first 11 events. But the 17th-ranked Wolverines dropped off quickly, never winning…

…," Michigan coach Fred LaPlante said. "When you win, it's a tremendous feeling of brother- hood. When you lose, you lose together and you have to get ready for the next meet." The Wolverines came up just short…

… triple jump. The Jamaica native won the triple jump by nearly a meter and a half (14.34 meters). The other three Wolverine wins were courtesy of redshirt senior John Kipf in the high jump, red- shirt…

… succeed 4 rILE PHOTO SophomoreTyler Clary broke several pool and meet records, despite eing disqualified in the 200-yard backstroke, to help the Wolverines tinish first in this weekend's Southern…

… atypical that they became rally- ing points for the Wolverines. The meet featured a six-team field that included No. 6 Florida, No. 14 North Carolina, No. 20 SMU and No. 21 Southern Califor- nia. It marked…

… the second consecu- tive week Michigan has beaten the country's sixth-ranked team. Last week, the Wolverines defeated then-No. 6 Tennessee in a dual meet. It was also Michigan's third straight victory…

… over the Gators this season. The Wolverines defeated then-No. 4 Florida in a dual meet in October and again at the U.S. Short Course Nationals meet in December. This weekend, the Gators kept many of the…

… races tight but the Wolverines won the close swims. The invite had a special format that allowed each team to bring just eight swimmers and one diver to the competition. Each event fea- tured a…

… to Ann Arbor." Bottom was particularly impressed with the team's finishes in the tightest races of the meet. Executing strong finishes are something the Wolverines have been working on in practice…

March 20, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 98) • Page Image 10

… back into the field," Lol- io said. "But when it disappeared behind the wall, I was just ecstatic." The win came after a 12-game road trip to start the season, in which the Wolverines won just twice. "I…

… Fox's second error of the game at third base. But Fox redeemed himself by starting the game-ending double play. Tim Leveque started the game for the Wolverines but lasted just four innings, allow- ing…

October 20, 2006 (vol. 117, iss. 32) • Page Image 8

… assist on that," Mitera joked. C Lucky bounces like that allowed the Wolverines (1-0-0 CCHA, 3-0-0 overall) to beat No. 9 Miami in their CCHA opener at Yost Ice Arena last night in a game that was closer…

… than the scoreboard showed. x 2 lets second straight in Wolverine win "It wasn't like we were out- playing them; that was a pret- ty evenly played, hard-fought game," Michigan coach Red Berenson said…

… the lead at 16:56 of the first period when Gary Staffes's shot went over Michigan goalie Billy Sau- er's glove. Wolverine forward David Rohlfs, who scored two points in the game, tied it up by put- ting…

… Commonwealth, it was clear that the Wolverines made those changes suc- cessfully. Carrying a four-game winning streak into the match, No. 18 Michi- gan (3-1 Big Ten, 10-7 overall) used a new defensive scheme to…

… corner opportunity until the 48th minute of the match. The Wolverines used a more indi- vidual approach on the defensive end, allowing them to force turn- overs deep in the Rams' zone. "As we move toward…

February 20, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 102) • Page Image 8

Wolverines faced off in Detroit, Hensick tallied three points on one goal and two assists. But in his four other games against Jakaitis going into Sunday, Hensick had just one goal and one assist. "I've been…

… period, across the crease and slipping it Jakaitis remained exception- into the net between Jakaitis's out- ally calm under intense Wolverine stretched pads and the post. pressure, and despite his smaller…

…: Court- attempts. Though the Wolverines ney Sims would be coming off the held a 25-18 lead thanks to their bench for Saturday's matchup stifling defense- Indianashotless with Indiana. than 27 percent from…

… said. "I desperation to deliver in a game thought that (the new) lineup was Michigan had to have, a new Sims going to give us that." took the floor in the second half The Wolverines' revamped Sims came…

…, only to see Tuesday in a 59-44 loss at Michi- Sims get two on the other end to gan State. keep the Wolverines in control. With the new lineups And when the Hoosiers finally announced, the focus shifted…

… throws to put the Wolverines up five, and Michigan held on for a much-needed 58-55 victory. After his disappearing act in the first half, Sims's second- half numbers - 11 points, four rebounds and zero…

January 20, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 79) • Page Image 15

… Mike Brown redirected the shot by Pearce and into the net. The goal put the Wolverines ahead 4-2 and essentially put the game out of reach. for Team USA. Team USA added a goal late in the third period…

… period goals by forwards David Moss and Nystrom, it was able to tighten up its defense and apply pressure to the Wolverines. The junior team used its speed to track down the puck and also proved that it…

March 20, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 94) • Page Image 13

…Elveen, Shafner put the 22nd-ranked Wolverines in sight of a final nonconference victory over No. 35 Alabama at the UA Tennis Complex Sunday. In the sec- ond set, Shafner tried to put the match away, but Mc…

… great to win, but this motivates us to continue to work hard." A close finish looked far off after Michigan saw the Tide jump to an early 3-0 lead. But three Wolverines brought the team back to life. In…

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