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September 03, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 120) • Page Image 70

… something brand new to look forward to - a pristine field - so will the 1996 campaign present the Wolverines with a novelty. This season, though, the squad will have a new coach. After guiding Michigan to a…

… fourth-place Big Ten finish, head coach Patti Smith resigned after seven years at the helm. The Wolverines set a 4-6 Big Ten mark, 12-9 overall. Michigan started the season with a journey to the East Coast…

September 03, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 120) • Page Image 13

… games for Michigan with his right arm. But Saturday, he went a long way toward beating Illinois with his feet. The sophomore rushed for 77 yards on I I carries in the 12th-ranked Wolverines' 20-8 win over…

… Illinois in front of 105,992. The victory marked Michigan's second straight league- opening win over the Fighting Illini. Last season in Champaign,, the Wolverines pounded Illinois, 38-14, to kick off the…

… goal at the Michigan 2-yard line and seemed poised to take its first lead of the game. But the Illini could not block Jarrett Irons. The Wolverine linebacker stopped fullback Rodney Byrd on first down…

… Michigan quarterback Scott Dreisbach eluded four tacklers to scramble 72 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter Saturday, putting the Wolverines ahead, 7-0. For openers, MichzganhL s houl behapp to wi…

… Notre Dame or Virginia to open the 1996 campaign. There was Illinois. A Big Ten opponent in a Big Ten game with Rose Bowl implications. And those implications are amplified by the fact that the Wolverines

… its two previous incarnations, they could have been a problem. Those teams spoke, like all See WHITE, Page 20A EVAN PETRIE/Special to the Daily Chuck Winters and the Wolverines had Scott Weaver…

…'s Illini on the run, but the Wolverines admitted they weren't very sharp. M' volleyball spiked by No. 1 Hawaii, No. 6 UCLA Wolverines begin season 0-2, but Giovanazzi encouraged by performances and team…

…'s experience before crowd By Ryan White Daily Sports Writer One would expect that the Michigan volleyball team would be thrilled to open its season at the Wahine Classic in Honolulu. After all, the Wolverines

March 03, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 101) • Page Image 14

… that to the Michigan women's gymnastics team. The Wolverines (9-4, 2-1 Big Ten) scored two huge road victories in the last two weeks, both against top-lI teams. First, the Wolverines knocked off No. 11…

… Denver with a mile-high score of 197.025 on Feb. 22. Then last week, they traveled to Utah to take on No. 5 Utah, winning the event 196.750- 195.875. To make things even more sunny on the Wolverines

September 03, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 120) • Page Image 71

… women's basketball conferences in the country - no thanks to Michigan. Witt just 12 league victories over the past sxseasons, the Wolverines have become a fixture among Big Ten doormats. Last year the…

Wolverines were 1-15 in the Big Ten, 7-20 overall. The injury bug has bitten Michigan ch Trish Roberts' teams hard in the Xt few years, and the unfortunate tra- dition continued in 1996. Freshman Ann Lemire…

… suffered a torn anterior cru- ciate ligament just seven games into the season, the fourth Wolverine to suffer a season-ending injury in as many years. Lemire was averaging 10 points per game when she got…

…-foot-3 Johns' athleticism opened eyes around the Big Ten in-her first full season. The Wolverines' lone senior in '96, co- captain Jennifer Brzezinski, finished her Michigan career with a strong second…

… duties throughout the season. Kiefer - listed generously at 5- foot,7 in the Wolverines' media guide - led the team in assists and minutes, and Soccer returns starting squad, looks to improve * Big Ten…

…. Last season the Wolverines were 7-11-2, and only 1-5-1 in the Big Ten, finishing in last place. Head coach Debbie Belkin expected to see a better performance out of the team, and will be looking for the…

…, "with the same expectations as last year, with a little higher expectations on the close games we lost last year." It didn't happen. Playing a much tougher slate than the pre- vious season, the Wolverines

… enough to win. The Wolverines did average slightly more than their opponents (1.85 goals a game), but that figure does not accurately represent the season. Michigan scored 13 of its 37 goals in a weekend…

… sweep of cream puffs Creighton and Valparaiso. The Wolverines' offensive threat came mostly in two juniors, midfielder Debbie Flaherty and forward Ruth Poulin. Flaherty set the school record for goals in…

… ankle injury forced her to miss eight games, and slowed her in others. Wolverine soccer should improve this year - every starter returns from the team that started six freshmen all season. The record may…

September 03, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 118) • Page Image 75

…'s soccer team Wpenenced a bit of role reversal during its 1996 season. The role reversal was one of age and experience - Michigan's star recruit- ing class of freshmen sparked the Wolverines (4-4-1 Big Ten…

… points, followed by Hoff with 17 and forward Marie Spaccarotella with 14. The year saw many positive mile- stones for the Michigan women's soccer team, which began in 1994. The Wolverines had a seven…

September 03, 2002 (vol. 113, iss. 1) • Page Image 21

… hockey team's side. For the second straight year, the Demon Deacons handed the Wolverines their first loss of the season, recording a 2-0 shutout during the ACC/Big Ten Chal- lenge in Chapel Hill this past…

… weekend. The loss gave the Wolverines a weekend split after they beat North Carolina 2-0 on Saturday. Michigan (1-1), the defending national champion, has now lost three straight to Wake Forest since its…

November 03, 1997 (vol. 108, iss. 26) • Page Image 17

… from the Michigan volleyball team's match yesterday against Michigan State was that the Wolverines wrapped up the State Pride Battle over the Spartans for the first time since 1993, winning the state…

… flag as a result. The bad news from yesterday's game as far as the Wolverines are concerned was its result - losing to the Spartans in four games, 15-13, 15-3, 8-15, 15-12. Due to a resounding victory a…

September 03, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 120) • Page Image 16

… may be important, but as the Michigan women's soccer team found out, practice makes perfect. With four of their top five scorers returning, the Wolverines have the firepower to win games. But the…

… upperclassmen and the team's newest additions are still adapting to each other. Against Butler Saturday, the Wolverines could not seem to find a comfortable rhythm. Their 2-0 loss to the Bulldogs largely came at…

September 03, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 120) • Page Image 69

… Michi- gan women's volleyball team usually has anslated into reflecting on the previous season and looking forward to the next. But not this year for the Wolverines. Michigan competed in its second…

…-ever postseason tournament - the National Intercollegiate Volleyball Championship - and won two games against Massa- chusetts and Arkansas. Losses to Butler abd San Diego eliminated the Wolverines from tournament…

April 03, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 110) • Page Image 9

… few years prior earned the title f the best team in the nation. So at the beginning of this season, when the Wolverines car-I ried their Nike bags MARK into Cliff Keen Arena, FRANCESCUfT even more…

… championship was the only talk surround- ing this program. Fans talked about it. Coach Kurt Golder talked about it. The gymnasts talked about. Repeat. When the Wolverines entered this week- end's NCAAs, they…

April 03, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 107) • Page Image 10

…, the Wolverines couldn't set up their offense and did not even muster a single shot on goal. And credit Wisconsin, it wasn't a tired, scared NMU that Michigan played. The Badgers took the attitude, we…

… the heels of a 96-78 blowout in Madison. But that Ohio State game was also the turning point, say the Wolverines. Since then, the team has won seven in a row and has reached the Final Four. But that is…

Wolverine big men, Chris Webber and Juwan Howard; have given teams and coaches fits in the tournament. Rather, tournaments. Plural. Because as the Wolverines will tell you, this is the Minneapolis…

September 03, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 120) • Page Image 68

… team in the '90s. Unfortunately for the Wolverines (4-2 Big Ten, 15-5 overall), their trademark consistent play was nonexistent in the Big Ten champi- onships this year. Michigan failed to win an unprece…

… (prior to the semifinal game)," Michigan coach Bob DiGiovanni said. "They were the obvious favorites." Regardless, the Wolverines were still the kings of the hill heading into the championships. That…

May 03, 1995 (vol. 105, iss. 1) • Page Image 18

…. Second baseman Jessica Lang was then walked intentionally after reach- ing a full count. But Smith popped out to centerfield to end the Wolverines' eight game winning streak. Earlier in the season Michigan…

… went 19 straight games without a loss. The Wolverines' big guns at the plate were Kellyn Tate and Kovach, who went 3-for-3 and 2-for-4, respec- tively. Tate is filling in for senior Lesa Arvia, who broke…

… to Gopher first baseman Rob Smith to break a 2-2 deadlock. Rightfielder Rodney Goble racked up four hits for Michigan Centerfielder Brian Simmonsdrove in both Wolverine runs. In Saturday's opener…

… Michigan. Coston knocked in three runs. In the nightcap, John Arvai (7-2) gave up an RBI single to Smith in the bottom of the seventh inning that broke a 4-4 tie. The Wolverines tied the game at four when…

… shortstop Ryan Van Oeveren led off the top of the seventh with a solo homerun. Van Oeveren finished with a 3-4 perfor- mance. Michigan swept two games f'om Siena Heights last Tuesday. The Wolverines won both…

… straightWolverines got hits and all five eventually crossed the plate. I A pinch-hit triple by Scott Niemiec knocked in two runs to make it 5-4 and Dransfeldt followed by crushing a 1-0 fastball over the…

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October 03, 2001 (vol. 112, iss. 3) • Page Image 12

… offensive machine on the road as the Boiler- makers will fine tune their engine for a homecoming date with the Wolverines. Purdue 28, Iowa 14 No. 16 NORTHWESTERN (1-0, 3-0) AT OHIO STATE (1-0, 2-1), 7:45 P…

… against the Wolverines, will look to get the Illini back on track. Illinois needs to have this game, as it has dropped out of the top 25, and heads into a light part of their schedule - it's not facing…

… - with the Wolverine Invita- tional on Oct. 6-7. After that, Michigan will move on to the Women's Collegiate Shootout in Franklin, Ind. - the site of the Wolverines' school-record 18-hole score of 287, set…

… last season - for 54 more holes. Last year's Wolverine Invitational champion, senior Courtney Reno, will be joined by fellow seniors Misia Lemanski, LeAnna Wicks and Benedict and freshman Laura Michigan…

… after its as Michigan hitstheI record-setting marathon in Ann Arbo weekend at the eye their first team ti Lady Northern on Invitational since 199 Sept. 23, but even with the week of the Wolverines are…

September 03, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 118) • Page Image 71

… Hurricane NIT, Michigan bas- kjtball coach Steve Fisher found himself standing three feet high in water in the Amazon during rainy season without so much as an umbrella. The Wolverines' NIT title in March was…

… the NCAA's investigations, ultimately decided to stay at Michigan. Now Fisher at least has Traylor as t umbrella. An awfully big umbrella. The Wolverines may be losing some respect because of NCAA rules…

March 03, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 104) • Page Image 14

… 6B - Monday, March 3, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Perfection continues at Cat Classic Blue disappointed with sixth-place finish Wolverines battle flu epidemic, stumble at Big Ten…

… Wisconsin's Camp Randall Memorial Sports Center, the Wolverines felt they could land anywhere from second to seventh place. But they found themselves on the low end with a disappointing sixth-place finish in…

… his winning jump (24-10), almost five inches ahead of sec- ond place, Harris became the first Wolverine since Derek Harper in 1984 to claim the Big Ten longjump title. The distance was also a per- sonal…

… perfect season rolling by crushing three teams at the 28th annual Cat Classic last weekend in Colum- bia, Mo. But although it seems nothing can go wrong for the Wolverines (5-0 Big Ten, 14-0 overall), the…

… squashed opponents by at least one or two full points, and hasn't trailed in a meet since Jan. 19. But the Wolverines weren't thinking ahead to Georgia when they took to the mats at the Cat Classic. Instead…

… Minnesota head- ing into the final relay. Minnesota won the event and the title. This year, it was clear that revenge was in the mind of every Wolverine. "Without a doubt, that was our motivation," Bowman…

… Botterman picked up the floor title, while sophomore Sarah Curtis grabbed the vault title (9.900) along with runner-up honors in the all-around competi- tion. But the Wolverines struggled more than usual…

March 03, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 103) • Page Image 7

… games to Wisconsin and Northwestern last weekend, and then returned home to lose to Iowa and Minnesota. The Wolverines are now 9-16 overall, 2-14 in the -Big Ten, good for sole possession of last place in…

… the conference. THE MOST crushing blow of the season came on Sunday when the Wolverines hosted Minnesota in their final home game of the year. Both teams entered the contest with 2-13 records in the Big…

… earlier this season, game. The Midshipmen, 26-5, finished second to repeat champion received an automatic berth in the Northwestern. NCAA tournament by capturing the Wolverine Butch Starmack, the CAA crown…

March 03, 1984 (vol. 94, iss. 120) • Page Image 7

…- ters win just one of six matches, the well-rested Wolverines proceeded to promptly upset the 14th-ranked Duke Blue Devils, 5-4, in their home opener. MICHIGAN, WHICH only practiced once this week due to…

… Silfen Duke, 5-4 s e .. 4 and Karen Milczarski fell 5-7, 7-5, 6-4, however the Wolverines' victory was secured by that point. Despite the set- back, Silfen, who is on the mend following a semester…

September 03, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 118) • Page Image 74

… Cain took the Big Ten by storm, catapulting her team to its first- "ever NCAA regional championship. Michigan entered the national champi- onship round as the top seed. While the Wolverines faltered at…

…. Daybreak for the '96-'97 Wolverines came this past July 11. On that day, Sue Guevara was introduced as interim coach, replacing Trish Roberts. During the press conference, Athletic Director Joe Roberson…

… year by both the coaches and media, and is the first Wolverine to receive that honor. One of the few disappointments of the season was the way it ended. Indiana pounded the Wolverines, 72- 54, in the…

… first round of the Big Ten tournament. The Hoosiers lead from start to finish, picking up their third win of the season over Michigan. Although it was the Wolverines third-straight first round exit from…

… crown and win the NCAA Championship for the second time in three years. Michigan succeeded in tak- ing the Big Ten title, but fell short of the NCAA championship. The 1996-97 Wolverines featured five…

… the meet. Michigan then headed to Minneapolis on March 27 for the NCAA championships. However, the Wolverines did not fare well in their quest to bring home the NCAA trophy. After finishing the first of…

… three days in 11th place, Michigan climbed to only the seventh spot in the meet. Despite winning the Big Ten champi- onship, the Wolverines left one goal for which they would have to wait until 1998 to…

November 03, 2014 (vol. 123, iss. 55) • Page Image 9

…T; z The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com November 3, 2414 - 3B Th icia Diy- ihgadilcmNoebr ,214-_ ICE HOCKEY Special teams' struggles doom Wolverines on road M' upsets Spartans By JEREMY…

… swept at No. 17 Michigan Tech this MICHIGAN 2 weekend, MICH. TECH 4 - a series in MICHIGAN 2 which the MICH. TECH 5 Wolverines were outscored 4-0 on special teams - all the concerns about leveling the…

May 03, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 124) • Page Image 16

… to the NCAA Championship. With 2:41 left in the fourth quarter, No. 10 Indiana tied the game for the third time at seven, erasing Michigan's two-goal lead. One minute later, the Wolverines received an…

… pass from senior Sheetal Narsai to take an early 1-0 lead. The Wolverines made the most of strong opening periods all weekend. They jumped to 3-0 lead against Bucknell and Princ- eton in the first…

February 03, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 66) • Page Image 11

…: Michigan State concentrated so much on the shooting prowess of one Louis Bullock that the Wolverines' trio of big men had a field day, combining for 44 points. Saturday: Bullock scorched the Spartans for 22…

Wolverines' 6-.1victory over the Falcons on Saturday night. Icers pound Falcons 6-1, take control bDan Stillman Daily Sports Writer Believe it or not, the Michigan hockey team has a significant weak- ness…

November 03, 1997 (vol. 108, iss. 26) • Page Image 16

…6B - The Michigan Daily - SPORTSMonday - November 3, 1997 a s i i a i J 4 { d j 1 i ji g# S 1 P From start to finish, Blue victory full of emotion Large crowd, Michigan pep band energize Wolverines

… Amy Helber said &'curately describe Michigan's game Wolverines outhustled Michigan THE No GOAL P igainst Michigan State on Sunday, it State and beat the Spartans to almost Throughout the season 'ould be…

April 03, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 110) • Page Image 14

…68 - The Michigan Daily - SportsMonday - April 3, 2000 'M' fans rock Penn State RIONA ContInued from Page 1B witha maize and blue paint brush. The Wolverines' best showmn was recorded on the uneven…

Wolverines' generous lead head- ing into the final event proved to be cru- cial. Michigan experienced uncharacter- istic difficulties on the balance beam, as the team's first fall in weeks was suffered by Cain…

March 03, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 104) • Page Image 13

… one-week span, the Michi- gan men's gymnastics team trans- formed from an also-ran into a major contender. The sixth-ranked Wolverines gave top-ranked Stanford all it could handle yesterday but lost in…

… a nail-biter, 361.30-36i.1S. Michi- gan's team total was its highest of the season, and the Sunday mati- nee performance was the closest the Wolverines have come to a per- fect meet. Michigan bested…

November 03, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 43) • Page Image 14

… experiencing what Fronzoni described as a "devastating" loss to Ohio State in Columbus last weekend, the sixth-ranked Wolverines were plagued by a nagging feeling that, perhaps this year, the regular season Big…

… Ten title might be out of reach. Their win on Saturday, though, clinched a share of this honor, which the Wolverines will split with Michigan State. "We really stumbled last Sunday, and I think it…

… showed great character on our team's part to come back today and play so well against a really nice Penn State team," Michigan coach Marcia Pankratz said. Determination was etched on each Wolverine face…

… roadblocks on its way through the matchup with Penn State, which has developed a reputation as a perennial field hockey powerhouse. The Wolverines, however, found inspiration in their graduating seniors, who…

…-clinching victory, the Wolverines illustrated their depth with four differ- Grapplers finally hit the mat in Ypsilanti By Eric Chan Daily Sports Writer With only three weeks left until the start of the season, the…

… No. 7 Michigan wrestling team got a chance to work out some of its kinks over the weekend. The Wolverines traveled to nearby Ypsi- lanti and competed in the Eastern Michigan Open. The tournament wasn…

… a 2-1 victory. The most well known name on the Michigan roster, defending national champion Ryan Bertin, did not compete. The Wolverines will travel to East Lansing next weekend to continue preseason…

… action at the Michigan State Open. JOEL FRIEDMAN/Daily Michigan's Kate Dillon looks to stop Penn State's charge during Saturday's 5-2 win by the Wolverines. The trouncing of the seventh-ranked Nittany…

… Lions clinched the conference title for the Wolverines. ent players scoring a goal. A little over a minute into the contest, Michi- gan senior Jenny Zangara nailed a shot past Penn State goalie Annie…

…. The Nittany Lions scored one, lonely goal in the first half, when two consecutive corners extended the period and allowed them the chance to slip a shot past Wolverine goaltender Beth Riley. In the…

December 03, 1997 (vol. 108, iss. 46) • Page Image 9

… what the Michigan basketball team is saying these days, the Wolverines have displayed extreme kindness to their opponents in the first four games of the season. A disturbing trend is occurring - Michigan…

… (3-1) is turning the ball over far more than it should. The Wolverines have recorded 89 turnovers to 51 assists in the first four games. This includes Sunday's season- high, 27-turnover performance…

September 03, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 120) • Page Image 74

…8F - The Michigan Daily - New Student Edition - September 3, 1996 HociEY JOHN LEROI Out of Bounds NatSMING IR l ( I . , . , y,.. k . v No better felzg for Wolverines CINCINNATI - Hail to the…

… fan, there is no better feeling than seeing Wolverine captain Steven Halko raise that trophy high above his head. Well, maybe Brendan Morrison high-stepping like Desmond Howard behind the Colorado…

… felt so good, though." Hail, hail to Michigan, the leaders land the best. Senior leadership played no small role in the Wolverines' championship run. Halko, Kevin Hilton, John Arnold and Mark Sakala did…

… is our time." It certainly is. Because each of the past four seasons have ended with Blue hearts shattered and the daunting task of sweeping the lifeless pieces off the ice. Former Wolverines David…

… Oliver, Brian Wiseman, Mike Knuble and Steve Shields were never allowed this experience. It's been more than 30 years since any Wolverine skater has. "You know what the difference was this time around…

… Editor Boston University has something Red Berenson wants. Sure, Michigan throttled the Terriers, holding the nation's most prolific offense scoreless in the NCAA semifinals, on the way to the Wolverines

…' first national title since 1964. But there's something else. In 1996 the Wolverines proved they could win the close games - the ones that go into overtime - instead of missing chances. They proved they…

… Colorado College. So much for not being able to win the big game. The Wolverines took home the trophy in one of the most competitive "We'll on et." - Brenda Michi last season and they just may finish 1…

…-2-3 this year. Muckalt came on last season as one of the best snipers in the nation, and Botterill, who decided not to take his 6-foot-4, 210-pound frame to the NHL, is one of the most talented Wolverines

… Luhning, that gives the Wolverines five players who scored 50 points or more last year. Senior Mike Legg, who is more famous for his lacrosse-like shot from behind the net in the NCAA tournament WOrk…

May 03, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 124) • Page Image 14

… of the plate. After a disappointing loss to Penn State last Friday, the No. 1 Wolverines (13-2 Big Ten, 48-4 overall) had a week of practice to regain their swagger. In its doubleheader against…

…." Michigan began the second game of Sunday's doubleheader slowly. The Wolverine hitters went down one-two-three in the top of the first inning, but Michigan quickly found its stroke. In the second inning…

…, freshman Samantha Findlay started the Wolverine rally with a base hit through the middle of the field. After senior Nicole Motycka popped out, junior Grace Leutele walked. With runners on first and second…

… Spartans were not ready to lie down and let the Wolverines win easily. With a runner on second, Traci Nicosia hit a groundball down the first-base line and into rightfield to cut Michigan's lead down to one…

…, Merchant crushed a home run over the bull- pen in leftfield to increase Michigan's lead to 9-1 in the top of the fourth inning. With the lead, Ritter cruised in the fifth inning to cement a Wolverine victory…

December 03, 2001 (vol. 112, iss. 44) • Page Image 9

…ahe Arichiiaau fi SPORTS Sports desk: 763-2459 sportsdesk@umich.edu SECTION B VIT M ITR I Azi i i.- 1 0 -l - -- - -- - - - --- - - --I W1 =II -I Wolverines beat up Bulldog By Chris Burke Daily…

… faceoff, the Wolverines were completing a two-game sweep of the Bulldogs. All of a sudden, first-place Michigan State is now looking over its shoulders at No. 13 Michigan (6-3-2 CCHA, 8-5-2 overall) as the…

February 03, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 66) • Page Image 13

… looked as if it might be close when the Buckeyes' 126-pound wrestler, Robbie Archer, defeated the Wolverines' Mat Warner. But looks can be deceiving. The W&olverines, who were unavailable for mment at…

… press time, preceded to win seven of their next eight matches. After coming up big at the lower weight classes and in close matches against Michigan State on Wednesday, the Wolverines continued the trend…

… country at 177 pounds. Going into Friday's meet against Indiana and Saturday's meet against Purdue, the Wolverines find themselves with 7-3 overall dual meet record and a 3-1 record in the Big Ten. Tonight…

… SERVAAS/Daily Michigan wrestler Teya Hill won a 9-7 overtime match in the Wolverines' 31-6 win over Ohio State This weekend, the team will travel to Indiana and Purdue. \M' track shines at Meyo, sends six…

… traveled as a team to Notre Dame, the Wolverines compet- ed in the Invitational as individuals. Thirteen Wolverines finished in the top five places of at least one event, four Wolverines won their events…

…, and three Wolverines qualified for the OC AA indoor championships. Don McLaughlin and Scott MacDonald took first and second places in the Meyo Mile. McLaughlin came in at 4:04.90 and MacDonald at 4…

… events. He cleared the high jump bar at 6-feet-10 1/4 and finished the 60 in 6.89 seconds. The Wolverines are proving to be strong contenders in the field events. Along with Devasher's high jump were Brian…

…-place finishes in the 60-meter hurdles and the 200. The Wolverines hope to build on the performances from the meet to have momentum going into Big Ten com- petition. Despite the team's lack of depth, its talent…

… the hands of Eastern Michigan a week ago. Because Saturday's Meyo Invitational in South Bend wasn't even scored as a team meet, the Wolverines could have had a legitimate excuse had they not met the…

… challenge the Eagles posed. People would have understood if Michigan didn't come through Saturday with its best performance. Apparently, the Wolverines didn't care what other people would have understood…

November 03, 1995 (vol. 106, iss. 25) • Page Image 12

…," Berenson said. "But that's easier said than done. Youjust don't go into Ferris or Miami and win games easily." The Wolverines had that problem last year when they went to Big Rapids and came away with a…

…) was a big scorer before he MARK FRIEDMAN/Daily lichigan freshman winger Dale Rominski and his teammates head to Big Rapids this weekend to take on Ferris State. The Wolverines split with the Bulldogs…

February 03, 1995 (vol. 105, iss. 70) • Page Image 11

… health on its side, the Michigan women's gymnas- tics team may prove unstoppable Sun- day at the Michigan Classic. The Wolverines (3-0 Big Ten, 5-0 overall) travel to Kalamazoo to face four unranked…

… about losing as much as scoring well as a team to boost our national ranking." Georgia, Utah and Alabama are the teams ahead of the Wolverines in the rankings and are the main ob- stacles that stand in…

February 03, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 68) • Page Image 8

… letting it slip away in the second. This time, the Wolverines held a 12-point lead with 13:10 left in the first half - the largest advantage they have possessed in the Big Ten season. But Penn State went on…

…." Michigan's chances looked promising at the start. On Penn State's first possession, Wolverine freshman Stephany Skrba stripped the ball from Lady Lion Adrienne Squire and then took it all the way down the…

… court for an uncontested lay-up. The Wolverines (0-10 Big Ten, 6-16 overall) held a slim 7-6 lead early in the first half. Then, to the dismay of the 5,429 fans in the Bryce Jordan Center, Michigan went…

…. But the Lady Lions' defense carried them back into the game. Michigan scored just seven points during the next nine minutes and its lead fell to five. The Wolverines became frustrated with the Lady…

… committing just two turnovers during the first seven minutes of the game, the Wolverines had 11 in the last 13 minutes of the first half. "(Our guards) weren't playing any defense at all (at the beginning of…

…. Two of O'Rourke's takeaways turned into uncontested fast- break lay-ups, and others led to easy baskets. Once again, the pressure was too much for the Wolverines to handle. Stefany Skrba's 10 points…

… and nine rebounds were not enough in the Wolverines' 78-62 loss to Penn State. first frame's final five minutes. Michigan looked as deflated in the first few minutes of the second half as it did in the…

…. "We need to get that changed. But our players continued to fight and claw and hustle to get back in it." But the Wolverines didn't back down to that daunt- ing 22-2 run. Michigan cut the lead to just…

… going to give up. We are never going to let down." Despite their strong effort and valiant response to the Lady Lions' run, the Wolverines couldn't contain the sharp shooting of Squire. The Pittsburgh…

… more important than the two 3-pointers she drilled from the right wing in the waning minutes. Squire's two triples sent the crowd into a frenzy, dashing any hopes for a Wolverine comeback. MEN…

April 03, 1995 (vol. 105, iss. 104) • Page Image 14

…6 - The Michigan Daily - SPORTSMonday - Monday, April 3, 1995 SOFTBALL Continued from page 1 to put the Wolverines up 1-0. Three batters later, Lang hit a two-run double to center, followed by a run…

… team mentally." The Wolverines tallied four more runs in both the second and the fifth to help Kovach (10-0) reg- ister a two-hitter for her second win of the weekend. Her first win of the weekend sweep…

… scored to lead the Wolverines. In- cluded in those hits was Kovach's first career grand slam and the first by a Wolverine since 1989. "Our team was excellent. I'm in shock," Hutchins said. "The team is…

… runner Mary Adams slides into second into second for the Wolverines in game two of Michigan's four game sweep of Indiana this weekend. Pitchers lead charge for Michigan Kovach, Holmes and Griffin provide…

… second to none. The pitchers are doing a great job of supporting (the hitters). I have to give them a lot of credit." To understand the ability of Kovach, Holmes, and Griffin, to supplement the Wolverines

… offense and defense. In the first game of the double- header on Saturday, Griffin pitched five solid innings only letting up three hits and one earned run. The Wolverines cruised to an 1I-I vic- tory. In…

… impressive num- ber so far is the 18-game winning streak it started on March 4 against Utah. Along the way the Wolverines have beaten powerhouses UCLA and Florida State in tight games. "We don't talk about it…

…, the Wolverines have posted back to back four game sweeps against Big Ten opponents Purdue and defending champion In- diana. The Wolverines also won eight straight games at the Florida State Lady…

… Seminole Classic two weeks ago giving up only one run on the weekend. Scoring runs has not been a prob- lem for the Wolverines either, con- sidering they have outscored their opponents 147-50 on the season…

November 03, 1984 (vol. 95, iss. 51) • Page Image 8

… stressed that he wanted more emphasis on the first period when his Wolverines faced off against the UNH Wildcats last night. Well, Red got just what he wan- ted-and a full slab of things he didn't want as…

… an angry bunch of Wolverines, who were hit with nine two-minute minors. "PENALTIES were a big factor tonight," said Berenson. "We took some bad penalties and couldn't get things going again." But while…

… Hampshire's Greg Rota with a wrist shot to the top corner for a 2-0 Wolverine lead. Tom Stiles got the assist on that goal and would later score one of his own. Todd Carlile notched Michigan's third goal at…

… insurmountable lead at the end of the first period. UNH mobilized from then on, and jumped out to a lead the Wolverines couldn't overcome. How important were the penalties? Just ask Tim Makris. "We played great in…

… but first-year coach Barb Canning was optimistic about her team's chances. "We were hoping to catch them off guard," Canning said after the Wolverines fell to the Boilermakers, 15- 8, 9-15, 15-8, and 15…

…-11. PURDUE'S Marianne Smith led a relentless Boilermaker attack in game one with four spike kills and several key blocks. The listless Wolverines let six deep shots by Purdue go by only to have them land fair…

January 03, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 68) • Page Image 8

… period and it's a 0-0 game, every save is that much more crucial. You make one mistake, and your team is going home." Josh Blackburn was the last Wolverine netminder to notch back-to-back shutouts, against…

… in the first half of the season - notably against Minneso- ta, a team thatcaused Sauer consid- erable trouble in the past and held a six-game winning streak against the Wolverines. Sauer allowed just…

…, things seem to be changing. The Wolverines opened their Big Ten campaign with a dominant 63-46 thumping of Iowa at Crisler Arena Sunday. Michigan (1-0 Big Ten, 8-3 over- all) pounded a Hawkeye team that…

Wolverine center Krista Phillips bludgeoned in the post. Phillips finished the game with 12 points and three blocks, and the Wolverines shut down Iowa when it mattered most - at the end of the game. "Krista…

Wolverines when it looked like Iowa might break the game open early in the second half. The Hawkeyes garnered a bar- rage of second looks, and with 18 offensive rebounds, Iowa exploited one of Michigan…

…'s weaknesses. But Phillips and the Wolverines' inte- rior defense prevented Iowa from leading by more than two. With 10 minutes to play, Michi- gan held a slim 44-40 lead when Janelle Cooper nailed a three…

… led the Wolverines interior defense with three blocks. right now," Cooper said. We're really buying into the new system. If things aren't going the way we like it out there, we make sure we keep each…

April 03, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 110) • Page Image 15

…'s tennis team oked like it went from rags to riches this weekend. Standing next to South Florida on Friday, the Wolverines were under- manned due to their plague of injuries and illness. Two days later, even…

… playing at our full strength either so I think that it's a significant win." But the Wolverines were less con- cerned with how they won than' that they won. "The bottom line is it's Michigan ver- sus…

December 03, 1998 (vol. 109, iss. 46) • Page Image 11

…, try a transition layup off a loose ball. Run- and-gun offense? How about stop-you-in-your-tracks defense? After two wins at home - over Towson on Monday and adley last night - these Wolverines have made…

… the Wolverines' success usually comes down to the things you're not going to catch on SportsCenter. The onus of the team falls on Josh Asselin, Chris Young and Pete Vignier - all of whom are going to…

November 03, 1994 (vol. 105, iss. 23) • Page Image 10

… that academic schedules are tightening, one would think the Michigan wres- fling team would have little time to concentrate on anything else. The Wolverines, however, were able to make a little room in…

… out to the waiting kids. The Wolverines then split up into two groups to ensure that nobody would be missed. While some of the kids were able to walk around and interact with the team, most were…

… down in the mud and score the tough goals," The Wolverine defense has re- mained a rock of consistency for the entire season, but an injury to starting goalkeeperMikeMilman may weaken Michigan's back…

… started a few games for the Wolverines. Burns said he feels confident that Germak will fill in well, and does not think Milman will be needed. Another problem for Michigan is that it fields a fairly young…

…. The Wolverines also have the benefit of a full week of practice to prepare for the regional tournament. Not many club teams have been able to play with Michigan for 90 minutes this season and while the…

Wolverines are certainly not looking past this weekend's tournament, the team expects to move on to the na- tionals. "Everything's going well,". defenseman Ryan Carriere said. "We're playing better every game…

February 03, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 69) • Page Image 9

… honor went to Wolverine forwards Mike Stone and Mike Helber. Stone and Helber were the lead- ers of the Michigan defensive Josh charge. The duo's stingy penalty Dubow killing limited the Lakers to 1-18 on…

… makes one of his 33 saves against Lake Superior over the weekend. Michigan swept the Lakers. Buckeves hold off Wolverines Wolvri e, 68-58' ..dmmmb.. 14110,P- Iqlmw ww - y Iqlow rq..&- 'M' cannot…

… down. Two consecutive nights, the Lakers blinked. In front of two electric Yost Ice Arena crowds, the Wolverines swept Lake Superior in a pair of gut- wrenching victories, winning Fri- day, 4-3, and…

… featuring the best of- fense in the conference (Michigan) and the premier defense (Lake Supe- rior), it was a superior defensive ef- fort by the Wolverines which keyed the sweep. "We've got a lot of guys…

… Laker power plays and surrendered 21 shots on goal. In recording his first shutout of the season, Wolverine netminder Steve Shields nullified the handful of de- cent Laker scoring chances that came his…

… comeback wasn't enough. Or maybe the first half was just too much. Whatever the reason, the end result for Michigan was a frustrating 68-58 loss to Ohio State yesterday at Crisler Arena. The Wolverines (4…

… intermission - to OSJ's 28 - on 6- for-23 shooting from the field. The Wolverines added to their woes by turning the ball over 18 times. "A great deal of'that was attributed to be- ing overly anxious to play…

…, and by all rights the Wolverines should have been down by more than 15. But Ohio State (6-1, 14-3) shot poorly (.424) from the field as well. After the break, Michigan's offense started to wake up - one…

September 03, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 120) • Page Image 72

… were going to Dallas." - Michigan men 's basketball coach Steve Fisher after the regular season, on the Wolverines 'speculation about where they might play in the 1996 x. NCAA tournament. .MILWAUKEE - It…

… would have been nice for Maceo Baston. He would have gone home to Dallas, played in front of his family, introduced his teammates to his friends back home. He would show the Wolverines around his hometown…

March 03, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 101) • Page Image 9

… exited the Wolverines lockerroom on Saturday night and saw the hoard of reporters and TV cameras waiting to greet him, he seemed a bit surprised. The team's 5-4 win over Michigan State on Saturday was the…

… 500th victory of Berenson's 19-year career in Ann Arbor. But Michigan's leader on the bench doesn't put much stock in individual accolades, especially in the crunch time of the Wolverines season. He…

April 03, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 105) • Page Image 10

… told the Michigan baseball team that it would be tied for first place in the Big Ten after eight games, the Wolverines would have laughed. Yet, even with Michigan's 8-15 overall record, the Wolverines

… Weaver and Bryan Simmons, graduated. But new Michigan coach Geoff Zahn has come in and done a remark- able job so far. True, the Wolverines' overall record is way under .500, but Zahn's pitching and…

…-combined 2.53 earned-run average. Dransfeldt is enjoying playing be- hind the Wolverine starting pitchers and is thrilled with the progress of the young staff. "Overall, ourpitching staff has been doing…

… Michigan softball team swept Penn State yesterday in Happy Valley in a Big Ten doubleheader. The Wolverines used a 14-hit bar- rage to pile up seven runs against the Lady Lions in the first game. Jennifer…

… seven innings. In the nightcap, the No. 11 Wolver- ines once again shut down their hosts, winning 5-0. Sara Griffin once again starred for Michigan, this time on the mound. The Wolverine sophomore gave up…

… batted in. Carr's performance was part of a 10-hit effort by the Wolverines. Michigan's fielding contributed to the sweep, as the Wolverines did not make an error in either game. One glaring statistic…

February 03, 1979 (vol. 89, iss. 104) • Page Image 9

…. The Number One ranked Hawkeyes blew the Wolverine grapplers out, 32-12 last night at Crisler Arena. Gra ppl ers p inned By BOB EMORY' Special to The Daily HOUGHTON - The theme for this year's Winter…

… Carnival at Michigan Tech has to do with movies, and the Huskies' hockey team got in on the spirit of things last night by adding a Hollywood touch of their own, beating the Wolverines in overtime, 5…

… College in the battle for fifth place in the WCHA stan- dings. For the Wolverines, it was another disappointing loss in a game they had several chances to win. John Olver had taken a pass from Dan Lerg in…

… a loose puck before Rockwell smothered it. Merkosky's winning score came after Wolverines defenseman John Waymann was whistled off for a holding call at 7:44 of the overtime period. "I didn't see the…

… complained about it when they were here last weekend, but nothing seems to-get done about it." The two teams meet for a rematch this afternoon due to the Winter Car- nival. By PETER LEININGER Wolverine

… himself out.. . he just had no gas at the end of the match." THE HAWKEYES jumped out of the gate, taking the first six matches, and ran up a 30-2 lead over the Wolverines. The first three matches of the…

… night were decided by pins. "I thought we looked super until 158," stated Gable. "We don't have one starter from last year until 167," said Bahr. "They're (Iowa) an experienced group." The Wolverines

September 03, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 123) • Page Image 17

… well as an invita- tional title for the Wolverines. Rosen is the fourth active Big Ten coach withA00 career wins. In his, 15th season with Michigan, Rosen boasts a record of 291-177 and last season he…

… led the program to its first Final Four appearance. Rosen's players continued last season's success on Saturday, where the Wolverines opened the first set against Northern Ken- tucky (0-3) hitting .342…

September 03, 2002 (vol. 113, iss. 1) • Page Image 24

… grown over her years here," Rademacher said. Last season, the Wolverines finished with an overall record of 13-8-1 (8-2-0 Big Ten). Michi- gan was once again unable to capture the elu- sive Big Ten…

… placed himself atop Michi- gan's career scoring list, but also led the Wolverines to their first win of the young season. Yesterday against Wright State, Cameron recorded his second straight two-goal game…

September 03, 2002 (vol. 113, iss. 1) • Page Image 61

… pass from behind the net, but it hit Minnesota's Jeff Taffe and deflected toward Michigan graduated-senior goalie Josh Blackburn. Playing in his final game for the Wolverines, Blackburn made the ini…

…- tial stop, but Potulny was on the doorstep to hammer it home. The early goal drastically shifted the momentum in favor of the Gophers, whose size and quickness seemed to overpower the Wolverines from…

November 03, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 43) • Page Image 9

… streak for the first time since 1967 and headed for its first losing season since then, too. Moosman didn't need other words to convey his emotions after the Wolverines allowed a tie-break- ing, last…

… junior goalie Patrick Sperry never thought young soc- cer players would be asking for his autograph. Then again, after last year, when the Wolverines didn't win a single Big Ten OHIO STATE 0 regular M…

… ago, a game that ended with a controversial goal in the first minute of over- time. Heading into Saturday's contest no current Wolverine had ever beaten Ohio State (2-4-0 Big Ten, 9-6-2 overall). During…

… Ohio State revealed what might be Wolverines created a three-on-two the most[- odd man rush. Langlais then found impor- OHIO STATE 1 senior forward Travis Turnbull all tant key MICHIGAN 6 alone in the…

… slot. Turnbull's wrist to success shot beat Buckeye freshman goalie this season for the No. 8 Michigan Cal Heeter stick-side for the 4-0 hockey team as the Wolverines try lead. to replace last year…

…'s entire top line: One week after winning his first scoring depth. career start at Denver, Heeter skat- By the 8:00 mark of the second ed back to the Ohio State bench, his period, five different Wolverines

… perienced goaltender was just what the second frame extended Michi- the Wolverines' offense needed to gan's lead to 5-0. find their rhythm. But the Wolverines had essen- Searching for stronger on-ice tially…

…. See BUCKEYES, Page 3B Junior Peri Marosevic notched Michigan's only goal in its 1-0 win over Ohio State Saturday. It was the Wolverines first win over the Buckeyes in five years. 0 …

February 03, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 66) • Page Image 17

… women's swimming team were kidnapped. Saturday, they helped propel the sixth-ranked Wolverines to victories over Notre Dame, 82-58, and Eastern Michigan, 122-17, snapping a three- meet losing streak. It…

… was Senior Recognition Day at Canham Natatorium on Saturday, and the Wolverines have been celebrating all week. "They've done things special everyday during the week for the seniors," Michigan coach Jim…

… these kinds of things, but you really have to step up and task focus." The Wolverines did swim slower than in the past. Not a single Wolverine swam an NCAA qualifying or consideration time in the meet…

… breaststroke. She was also a member of the 400 free relay team that took the top spot. Kerri Hale and Talor Bendel, both juniors, also won events for the Wolverines. Hale won the 400 individual med- ley with a…

… time of 4:24.04, while Bendel took the 50 free in 24.12 sec- onds. Notre Dame's Linda Gallo did her best to put a damper on the Wolverines' celebration, winning three individual events. In all three…

… seniors were responsible for snapping the team's three game losing streak this weekend. Despite wins over Notre Dame and Eastern Michigan, the Wolverines were not totally pleased with their effort. No…

Wolverine managed to swim an NCAA qualifying or consideration time. MI' men's swimmers say C-Ya to flu problems By TJ. Berka ySports Writer ,With the Big Ten championships less than -a month away, the…

… Michigan men's swimming and diving team is looking to a new ingredient to find success. *imost seasons, the Wolverines would look-to the experience of their countless Olympic swimmers, their impeccable tra…

… won't hurt you mentally to try to figovit, however." The worst is over for the Wolverines healthwise. For the first time since the new year, Michigan had a full practice work- loqd. With the exception…

… rallying point for the Wolverines, as they saw Minnesota break Michigan's 10-year winning streak. With the Golden Gophers returning much of their championship team, Michigan will return without Olympic…

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