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October 30, 1998 (vol. 109, iss. 24) • Page Image 10

… recruiting classWednesday when he verbally committed to play for the Wolverines next season. Crawford joins guards Kevin -aines, a blue chip recruit, and Gavin Groninger, giving Michigan what looks like a…

…,, he committed to play at Fresno State, but could not make the academic cut. The Wolverines are still in the running for several re-ruits -- Michigan coach Brain Ellerbe has said he envisions a class…

September 30, 1996 (vol. 107, iss. 1) • Page Image 14

…6B - The Michigan Daily - SPORTSMonday - September 30, 1996 FIELD HOCKEY Wolverines' sticks can shoot, can't score lately Michigan outshoots opponents but comes up short By Richard Shin Daily…

… young Wolverines. In Michigan's two losses this past weekend, the Wolverines managed just four goals despite firing 40 shots against Ohio State and Penn State. Against Ohio State on Friday, the Wolverines

September 30, 2002 (vol. 113, iss. 20) • Page Image 9

… it needed to, anyway, and Michigan cruised to a laughable 45-28 win over Illinois. Following a foreboding first two drives (in which the Wolverines went three-and-out both times), the Michi- gan…

… offense moved the ball with a fluid- ity and efficiency reminiscent of the Henson-Thomas-Terrell offense of 2000. It was offense with an ease that has eluded the Wolverines (1-0 Big Ten, 4-1 overall) thus…

… arguably his best road performance as a Wolverine. The Michigan defense forced a season-best five turnovers. Marlin Jackson recorded a team-high two interceptions, while linebacker Victor Hobson recorded…

… had a career-best two touchdown recep- tions on the day. Michigan's offense improved its third down efficiency, converting 10 times out of 17 opportunities. The Wolverines were just 5-of-19 against Utah…

…, and 5-of44 against Notre Dame. The Wolverines have won 21. con- secutive Big Ten Conference open- ers, and 34 of their last 35. DAVID KATZ/Daily Michigan kicker Phillip Brabbs celebrates with his…

… good its defense would be. The discussion came both from inside and outside the Michigan pro- _ gram. But through four games, had the Wolverines shown that they were a good defense? There is no…

… the best defenses that Illinois has faced? Statistics-wise, the Wolverines are hampered by facing some of the most potent offenses in the country. Michi- gan allows nearly 260 yards passing per game…

… Western Michigan with Vir- ginia Tech. In the end, it makes no dif- ference that the Hokies shut out Western Michigan last Saturday while the Wolverines gave up 12 points to the same team on Sept. 7. There…

January 30, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 66) • Page Image 13

… expect Red Berenson to be talking about boxing. Wait a minute, boxing? But the Wolverines' recent offensive difficulties against the neutral zone trap used by teams like Miami (Ohio) and Michigan State…

…. The Wolverines will travel back to Yost Ice Arena for their next game against the Fighting Irish tomorrow evening. Team after team in the CCHA has been reverting to the neutral zone trap, sending only…

September 30, 1996 (vol. 107, iss. 1) • Page Image 9

…UT £idliau &Ie I Wolverines work double-time Michigan soccer scraps to victory over Indiana, 1-0, in 2 overtimes L By Dan Stillman Daily Sports Writer With 1:09 remaining in the second overtime…

…, frustration turned to joy for the Wolverines. Freshman Emily Schmitt scored to give the Michigan women's soccer team an exhilarating 1-0 victory over Indiana yesterday afternoon. Schmitt's goal earned the…

… second half and overtime periods. Michigan's best scoring chance in the first half came when a Wolverine headed a corner into the crossbar. Several other opportunities were thwarted by Indiana goalkeeper…

… goaltender Jessica Jones. Despite coming out and equaling Indiana's physicalness in the second half, the Wolverines' offensive frustrations continued. See HOOSIERS, Page 7B Freshman Mari Hoff and the…

Wolverines a overtime yesterday, 1-0. Michigan is now 'M' field Jhocke stuCk by Lions, 5-2 By Pranay Reddy aily Sports Writer It was all too simple a story that was played out yesterday afternoon at Ocker…

…, the only excitement you felt was your rush to the exits early in the second half. Michigan 38 UCLA 9 The seventh-ranked Wolverines built a 35-3 third-quarter lead and cruised to a surprisingly easy…

… UCLA (1-2). The Wolverines' total yardage was more than half of the 1,014 yards they had gained in the previous three games combined. "We'll find some things to work on, but I think this was best outside…

March 30, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 106) • Page Image 12

… it without playing a home game. The Wolverines have played at the home parks of some of the top teams in the country including No. 4 Pepperdine and No. 17 Texas A&M. Michigan coach Geoff Zahn and…

… company are hoping to improve on last year's disappointing, 21-27-1 record. In his three years at the helm of the Wolverines, Zahn has accumulated a 81-79-1 record. In 1997, he was named Big Ten Coach of…

… recipient of last year's Ray Fisher Award, which is given annually to the most valuable Wolverine player. Last season Cervenak led the Wolverines in batting average (.385), home runs (13), RBI's (50), hits…

… (79), runs (42), total bases (135), and doubles (17), and played in all 49 of the Wolverines games. Entering the season, Cervenak ranked sixth all-time on Michigan's career hit list with 206 (the record…

… is 267 by Ken Hayward, 1982- 85). Scales is the the Wolverines' vocal leader. Last season, the switch-hitting Scales earned the Wolverine Award for spirit and leadership. Scales was not too shabby at…

Wolverines will start at least three others seniors in the field in first base- man Bryan Besco and outfielders Jason Alcarez in rightfield and Brian Bush in center. Senior Mike Seestedt will battle for the…

… position at shortstop, and senior Dan Sanborn will compete with junior Rob Bobeda for leftfield action. Even if the Wolverines are successful at the plate this year, the key to the sea- son will lie in their…

March 30, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 102) • Page Image 12

… Unk Daily Sports WriterHockey During the first intermission, things didn't Notebook look good for the Wolverines. Trailing 2-0 with just a minute to play in the first period, Matt Herr was given a two…

…-minute minor for slashing. One minute later, Andrew Merrick was called for boarding and given a five- minute major and a game misconduct. So, during the intermission, the Wolverines found themselves down two…

… and Kosick were named to the all-West Regional team. HEART ATTACK HOCKEY: Michigan's 2-1 victory over Princeton on Friday night and its 4-3 victory over North Dakota on Saturda) were the Wolverine's 15…

…th and 16th one-goal victories on the seas The previous Michigan record for one-goal victories in a season 10. The Wolverines are 16-4 in one-goal games this season. And Michigan's experience in close…

October 30, 1944 (vol. 55, iss. 1) • Page Image 20

…TWO THE MICHIGAN DAILY Wolverine Swimming, Golf Squa Favored aTnk Team Captures Crown Easily Star-Studded Great Lakes Array Hands Squad Two Successive Defeats; Smith Wins Medal ids Are…

… runner-up positions to chalk up their 14th title in 19 years, which enabled the mermen to keep pace with the other varsity squads gaining Conference championships. The Wolverines were .heavy! favor- ites…

… aggregation swamped Michigan, 60- 24, to administer one of the worst defeats ever suffered by a Wolverine swimming team. The only first place the Wolverines Were able to salvage in this match was Heini Kessler…

… fast time of 1:55. He also broke Wal- ter Spence's 150 yard record of 1:23.8. The Wolverines again hit the vic- tory trail when they defeated Pur- due, 63-21, and Ohio State, 57-26, on successive…

… Big Ten schools ex- cepting Minnesota have dropped hockey from their list of competitive sports, the Wolverines of Coach Ed- ward Lowrey defeated such strong hockey outfits as the Detroit Vickers Club…

May 30, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 120) • Page Image 50

… The atmosphere at sold-out Cliff Keen Arena was electric. And Michigan wrestling fans had every reason to be excited. On Friday, No. t Minnesota visited Ann Arbor to take on the third-ranked Wolverines

…-2 decision and lifting the Wolverines to a meet- clinching 19-12 lead. "I came out of the gates and I knew it was going to be a big match," White said. "I was a little nervous, but I think that's a good thing…

… with a 3-2 decision apiece, Roy mounted a big single- over Dave Herman in his last leg takedown for two points. He home match as a Wolverine. Fel- allowed a late escape but hung on low senior Ryan…

… Churella contin- for a crucial 3-2 victory. ued his dream season with a 5-1 Bonus points proved vital for decision to close out the regular the Wolverines down the stretch. season with 22-0 record. In the…

… character." Wolverines grabbed four bonus The Wolverines will travel to points on their way to a victory Bloomington for the Big Ten tour- by the same amount. nament on March 4-5. Irprising given his me put…

… Fight- ing Sioux, the Wolverines knew they would have to combat a hostile road environment, a team with equal, if not more talent and a good starting goal- ie. All three delivered, but Parise…

November 30, 1998 (vol. 109, iss. 43) • Page Image 16

…-4, dropping the Wolverines to 4-16 in conference play - 10th in the Big Ten - and 12-18 overall. The Badgers contained Michigan's offense, holding outside hitter Karen Chase to five kills for the match and the…

… team to a .010 hitting percentage. Michigan outside hitter Joanna Fielder led the team with seven kills. Leading the Wolverines with seven digs and 23 assists, freshman setter Shannon Melka paced…

… loss to Iowa did have a silver lining. All-time kill leader Karen Chase set her fourth Michigan record by spiking 33 kills, breaking former Wolverine Shannon Brownlee's school record of 30 in a match…

… had three serving aces. The Wolverines lost in five games of their 2 1/2-hour match, (10-15, 11-15, 15-101 15-8, 9-15). For the second time this season, Michigan came back from a two-game deficit only…

… score. Chase hit really well and Linsey blocked really well." But Chase wasn't the only Wolverine to thrive. Sophomore set- ter Alija Pittenger contributed a per- sonal-best 80 assists - also a team…

… blocks with seven of the 10 that Michigan threw back. Sophomores Sarah Behnke and Joanna Fielder also had above- average matches for the Wolverines with 19 and 16 kills, respectively. The Wolverines also…

Wolverines finished out their season 1-12 versus ranked oppo- nents, with their only win coming against then-No. 22 Minnesota. They also ended up 11-6 versus unranked opponents, with all the losses coming…

November 30, 2005 (vol. 116, iss. 39) • Page Image 10

… uncharacteristically bad first half behind it, Michigan knew it needed a strong second half to secure a victory. The Wolverines didn't disappoint, and, in the second half, a rejuvenated squad on both sides of the ball…

… defense smothered the Hur- ricanes in the next five minutes, and the Wolver- ines' offense didn't miss a beat. Five Wolverines posted double figures, led by Harris's 16 points. Fellow juniors Courtney Sims…

Wolverine rotated to stop him. On the other side of the court, Michigan cleaned the glass with the zest of an overzealous win- dow-washer. The Wolverines never shot particularly well, but, thanks to their…

… aggressiveness crashing the boards, it didn't matter. Once again, Brown led the team's impressive effort, notching five offensive rebounds. But he wasn't alone, and every Wolverine who played more than 10 minutes…

September 30, 1996 (vol. 107, iss. 1) • Page Image 16

… the Big Ten at 5-6, the Wolverines have had a very difficult schedule, marked by a season opener against No. I Hawaii. But that's all in the past. What lies ahead is a rough Big Ten conference out for…

… blood. The Wolverines found that out with a difficult weekend, being beaten by both Iowa and Illinois. The journey is just beginning and here's a look at what's to come: In the pre-season Big Ten coaches…

November 30, 2009 (vol. 120, iss. 56) • Page Image 11

…The Michigan Daily michigandaily.com I November 30, 2009 MICHIGAN 3 Junior Louie Caporusso celebrates a goal in the Wolverines' 3-2 win over Wisconsin in the College Hockey Showcase. After its worst…

… alternate captain Luke Glenden- ing, the Wolverines in their sweep of the 17th-annual College Hock- ey Showcase might have finally found that missing component this weekend. "That has been our goal all year…

October 30, 1992 (vol. 103, iss. 24) • Page Image 10

… Western Michigan. Some might think it would be easy for the Wolverines to look ahead to next week's matchup with the defending national champion Lake Superior State Lakers, but Michigan knows that the…

… home." The home-and-home series commences tonight in Kalamazoo, where Western (1-1 overall) hosts the Wolverines (3-0). Tomorrow the series swings back to Ann Arbor. Both games have a 7 p.m. starting…

… Yost before any Wolverine fans made plans for the weekend. In an attempt to fill Yost with Maize and Blue faithful, the ticket department held a special sale for Michigan students and faculty be- fore…

… the remainder of the tickets went on sale to the general public. The results of the successful sale gave the Wolverines a rare home-ice advantage against the Spartans in Yost. This year the Michigan…

… Ticket Department has announced another special student and staff ticket sale for the Wolverines' game against Michigan State at Yost Ice Arena on December 4. Two thousand tickets will be available…

… Office. Tickets cost $5 for reserved seat- ing behind the goal. A maximum of four tickets can be purchased with valid identification. FALLEN FELSNER: Denny Felsner, an all-American with the Wolverines last…

…. Saturday morning, Michigan begins its defense of the Big Ten ... er, 5th Midwest Soccer Championships in Columbus against Penn State. The Wolverines may have the toughest draw of the Championships with Penn…

October 30, 2006 (vol. 117, iss. 38) • Page Image 14

… Rosen sounded frus- 17-8 overall). The loss rounded out trated. a weekend split for the Wolverines, "We MICHIGAN 2 in which they defeated Illinois in a didn't NOR THW EST RN 3 three-game sweep on Friday…

…. compete Following the loss, Rosen seemed well when the match was in the bal- disheartened. But he was quick to ance," Rosen said of the Wolverines' point out where his team needed to 3-2 loss to…

September 30, 1999 (vol. 110, iss. 2) • Page Image 14

… last season was over, Michigan's volleyball team hoped to do something this year it has never done before - win the whole thing. Yet as invincible as it may have been during the preseason, the Wolverines

… have come to realize that, although a Big Ten title would be ideal, winning isn't everything - :ompeting is. Still, with a 1-1 start in the Big Ten, the Wolverines have showed that yes, :hey can compete…

September 30, 1986 (vol. 97, iss. 19) • Page Image 7

…, September 30, 1986 Page 7 I Stickers lose to Iowa, By ROB LEVINE The field hockey team opened the Big 10 season last weekeid in Columbus with a loss and a tie. The Wolverines fell to nationally…

Wolverines as Iowa dominated play, outshooting Michigan, 15-8. Iowa also had fifteen penalty corners to the Wolverines' one. Against Ohio State Michigan let one get away. OSU scored first at 5:04 of the first…

… Clemon Johnson and a 1989 first-round draft pick to the Seattle Supersonics for forward Danny Vranes and former Michigan Wolverine Tim McCormk. Johnson, an eight year NBA veteran, was the backup center for…

… AWolverines to their first ever national basketball title, the NIT Championship, that same year. In the NIT final against Notre Dame, McCormick scored a team-high 28 points and led all Wolverine regulars in the…

June 30, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 143) • Page Image 43

…Orientation Edition 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com MICHIGAN HOCKEY The bad news: You just missed one of the most exciting Michigan hockey seasons in recent memory. The Wolverines, led…

…. A trip to the Frozen Four. None of it was originally expect-a ed, but all of it happened. And then the Wolverines found out they were playing Notre Dame in the NCAA semifinals, a team they beat twice…

January 30, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 64) • Page Image 11

… time the Michigan women's basketball team played Indiana, the Wolverines didn't have Pollyana Johns. The last time the Wolverines played the Hoosiers, they lost, 72-59. This time, Michigan (4-5 Big Ten…

…)," - Michigan coach Sue Guevara said. Wlm Pol Johns, Michigan's 6-foot-2 center, J h s has been arguably the most consis- tent player for the Wolverines for the past three seasons. She averages a double…

January 30, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 67) • Page Image 5

… Thursday, January 30, 1992 Page 5 Wolverines slam Spartans, 89-79 by Matthew Dodge Daily Basketball Writer EAST LANSING - On a bas- ketball floor, silence can be deafen- ing. Chris Webber loves to hear…

… Big Ten, 12- 4 overall) dominated the overtime period. They outscored Michigan State (3-3, 13-3) by an 18-8 margin. The Wolverines fell behind by 14 points midway through the sec- ond half, but stormed…

… shot as time ran out in regulation. "I didn't want to go into over- time," Webber said. "But we had the momentum." Wolverine guard Rob Pelinka knocked down a three-pointer to open the extra session, and…

… not only shooting the ball, but was doing the right things on the floor." Pelinka, who scored a career-high nine points, was only one of a host of Wolverines doing the right things. Webber tossed in 21…

… points, grabbed six rebounds, and swiped three steals. Jalen Rose tallied 24 win. This doesn't make our whole season, and it doesn't kill State's season. But it feels good." The Wolverines seem to play…

Wolverines prevailed in overtime, 89-79, last night. S*FULLCOURT. PRESS Illinois weekend looms for track Women runners look to turn pains into gains vs. non-conference foes :: -_ *or Comosure seals…

… Michigan victory by Jeni Durst Daily Basketball Writer EAST LANSING - On paper, the Michigan Wolverines have it all - size, rebounding and natural talent. But they lacked the one thing above all needed to…

… win: composure. And in the days preceding last night's contest with Michigan State, Wolverine coach Steve Fisher emphasized the need for that very thing. A deficiency of composure will throw the best…

…. But the Wolverines secured it last night at the Breslin Center. After State had gone on a 16-0 run, it appeared the Wolverines would never recover. During the run, the Spartans nailed jumper after…

… jumper as Michigan grew more bewildered. In the words of Fisher, it looked like * they "were running in quicksand." Down by 12, the Wolverines didn't come back on the floor until one minute left in the…

October 30, 1981 (vol. 92, iss. 44) • Page Image 11

… Michigan Tech. This weekend, though, the Wolverines won't be battling a college hockey powerhouse-they'll be battling themselves. After their surprise double victory over the Huskies in Houghton last weekend…

… (3-2, 3-0) it would not be surprising if the Wolverines encountered serious in- tensity problems. Head coach John Giordano admit- t that the chances that the icers will let down this Weekend is "very…

… Speers (4 goals-0 assists-4 points). Also leading the Wolverine attack are forwards Brad Tippett (1-2-3) and Paul Brapdrup (0-3-3). Four of Michigan's six defensemen are seniors; the other two are freshmen…

… (Hawkins and Mike Neff). Tonight and tomorrow night's games begin at 7:30 p.m. at Yose Ice Arena and will be the only chance hockey fans get to see the Wolverines in action until November 14, when Western…

June 30, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 143) • Page Image 45

… Vanderbilt to win an NCAA regional last year, the Wolverines were one of six regional hosts this year. The future looks bright for Michigan's oldest varsity sport. 33 'M' bounced in A2 Regional Alan Oaks…

… celebrates with teammates after his 10th-inning homer helped Michigan upset No.1 Vanderbilt in a reginnal last year Miracle in the Music City By ANDY REID three straight Wolverine batters. Daily Sports Writer…

… responded with made to the Wolverines before "Gold!," Price and the Commo- their improbable 4-3 upset of No. 1 dores appeared destined for vic- Vanderbilt to win their first NCAA tory. Regional since 1984…

… change the would completely shave his head. course of Michigan baseball histo- And after the Wolverines exhil- ry with one swing ofthe batagainst arating win over the top-ranked the best pitcher in the…

… Lake native put the took his place on the mound. And barrel on the ball and sent a shot he showed what all the hype was over the wall in left center. The about by quickly taking care of Wolverines

… would be charging onto the field at Ray Fisher Stadium after a victory yes- terday afternoon. After all, the Wolverines were hosting the NCAA regional. They had already beaten Kentucky a day earlier, so…

…. "I don't have any regrets. We played hard. In the end we did everything we could, and it just wasn't quite enough." The night before, the 16th- ranked Wolverines (46-14) lost a heartbreaking game…

… against No. 23 Arizona, 4-3, and were pushed into the loser's bracket. No. 24 Kentucky (44-18 overall) then eliminated the Wolverines from the NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats didn't waste time tearing apart…

…-year senior Leif Mahler had an RBI double in the fifth to pull the Wolverines within three "In the dugout, we thought we had a chance," Abrahamsaid. "They just came up with some good plays on us. You need to…

… have breaks in this tournament, and we definitely didn't get any breaks." Michigan had chances to close the gap even more, putting run- ners on base every inning. But the Wolverines also left men on base…

March 30, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 102) • Page Image 9

… ranks after his sophomore sea- son, returned to lead the Wolverines to a 25-9 record during his junior year. He was a first team all-Big Ten selection, and was named most valuable player of the first…

…. After all the sacrifices the Wolverines made, after they left everything they had on the ice in Yost, after they clawed back from being down by two goals - twice - to beat the Fighting Sioux - the least I…

March 30, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 119) • Page Image 12

…-endingblow. And Air Force played great defense down the stretch, clearing outrebounds Turco and Josh almost perfectly. between the What's frustrating is that once 1990s and early again, the Wolverines don't have…

… Blackburn. Michigan got to wit- e NCAA Cham- ness that type of performance, but 'he Wolverines it was on the wrong end of the ice. s in 1996 and 1998. Hogan faced just 13 shots, so he he team's volun- couldn…

… remove a Wolverine from the faceoff circle for being too quick on the draw, players on the bench would throw their arms up in disbelief. With 4:45'remaining in the game, sophomore forward Matt Rust went in…

… notoriously quiet Patton simply nodded his head and pointed his finger toward his team. Patton's sixth-place finish earned him All-American honors. Though the Wolverines had ini- tially hoped for a top…

January 30, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 64) • Page Image 14

…6B - The Michigan Daily - SportsMonday - January 30, 2006 Wolverines overmatched by No. 2-ranked Sooners By Colt Rosensweig Daily Sports Writer For the No. 6 Michigan men's gymnastics team…

…, and the Wolverines came close to match- ing Oklahoma's score in only the vault (36.55-36.4). Michigan's percentage of clean routines, already low after the tense Penn State meet, dropped further. But…

… pleased about, and at the same time something to be displeased about:' Although many of the Wolverine regulars competed in fewer events than usual, others participated for the first time this season. On the…

… parallel bars, redshirt sophomore Arren Yoshimura led all the Wolverines with an 8.4 score. Next week's meet - the Winter Cup in Las Vegas - will also be a non-target meet, and Michigan will again emphasize…

… individual improvement and goals rather than all-out attempting to win. After that meet, the Wolverines should be ready for target matchup at home EUGENE ROBERTSON/Daily against No. 8 Minnesota. Freshman Ralph…

… Rosso and the Wolverines came up short against No. 2 Oklahoma this weekend. IBuckeyes bested bBlue 's balance By Katie Field work on landings to try and capture bigger leads Daily Sports Writer earlier…

… Next up for Michigan was the beam. Deiley, the over 36th-ranked Buckeyes. The extra enthusi- night's all-around winner, registered a solid score asm boosted the Wolverines (2-0 Big Ten, 4-0-1 of 9…

… Michigan's victory with hefty scores. the vault - where the Wolverines started on Fri- Although it was not the first time the Wolver- day. Although vault is Michigan's lowest-ranked ines beat the Buckeyes…

… first 48.775- 48.550 heading into the second rotation. floor title of her collegiate career. But she had For future competitions, 'the'' Wolverines" will * heffocus on afother event. "I really wanted to…

January 30, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 64) • Page Image 10

… tonight's Ohio State, it will have to deal with usual. On top of their everyday bump Wolverines will have to perform without the services of one of their top offensive threats, as a result of the less…

… the Wolverines. s and bruises, the Ohio State's top two scorers - senior Chad Power and freshman Hugo Boisvert - are tied for' hr 22nd in the CCHA, with a combined 58 points between the two of them. Who…

January 30, 1995 (vol. 105, iss. 66) • Page Image 9

… performed at halftime of yesterday's Michigan-St. John's' game jokingly called their act "boring and pointless." Unfortunately, so was the game they weree performing at. The Wolverines ran up and down the…

… Hoosiers 50-game winning streak in Assembly Hall - and playing its best basketball of the season. The Wolverines no longer looked like the team that struggled to a 6-5 non-conference record. They looked like…

March 30, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 103) • Page Image 9

…. That coach was retained perma- nently, and now Steve Fisher's team is once again poised to shock the world. The Wolverines moved an- other step closer to their goal yester- day, avenging two earlier…

… out of synch. Michigan scored on three of its first four possessions to take a 73-67 lead with 1:23 left. Ohio State began to force shots, but the Wolverines would not let this one get away. "Earlier in…

…. Spearheading a Wolverine power play attack, Roberts took a feed from Cam Stewart and found twine. The score sent the Wolverines into the lockerroom down, 6-4, and came as the first of four unanswered Michigan…

… unwitting dupe of Wolverine strongman Chris Tamer. During pre- game warm-ups the junior forward skated into the Michigan zone pre- sumably to retrieve a lost practice puck. "I inadvertently knocked into him…

…, Winski has proved to be one of the most charis- matic and successful stars on the Wolverines' team, but the Mich- igan junior is the first to admit it .l n e l.v. thanna Women gymnasts win Big Ten crown…

… by Andy Stabile Daily Sports Writer EAST LANSING thought the No. 9 Penn S en's gymnastics team wou Big Ten Championshipsi first year in the conference Someone forgot to Wolverines. The No. 15 Michigan…

… two-team race aft be the balance beam. At last season's Big Tens, falls from the beam may - Most have cost the Wolverines a champi- tate wom- onship. Once again, they were in a uld win the position to…

October 30, 1995 (vol. 106, iss. 22) • Page Image 17

… Tournament with its first significant momentum of the season The, Wolverines (1-5-1 Big Ten, 7-10-2 overall) finished the '0g1ar season with a three-game winning streak, includ- iog :thir first conference…

…, the Wolverines struck first against Wright State (7-9-1). Sophomore forward Karen Montgomery scored the only goal of the first half at 32:30 off freshman midfielder Kelly Lukasik's cross in front of the…

… goal. Throughout the second half, freshman goalkeeper Jessica Jones and the Michigan defense continued to shutdown the Raiders while the Wolverine offense scored three times. Sophomore forward Ashley…

… early this week to determine whether she can play this weekend. Evei though Michigan comes into the Big Ten Tourna- ment as the lowest seed, the Wolverines maintain hope that No surprises in field…

… games against Ohio State and Penn State. If there's one quality that the Wol- verines have against these teams, it's consistency. The No. 14 Wolverines rolled into Columbus Friday and rolled all over the…

… Buckeyes, defeating them for a second time this season. The last time that these two teams met resulted in a Michigan shutout, 3- 0. The Wolverines blanked Ohio State again Friday, 1-0. Sherene Smith scored…

… Michigan's goal with assists by Jennifer Lupinski and Aaleya Koreishi. The Wolverine goalie, Rachael Geisthardt, had 14 saves in the match to earn the shutout. Michigan didn't have much time for celebration…

…, though. The team travelled to Pennsylvania Sunday to take the field against the Lady Lions. In theirprevious match-up this sea- son, the Wolverines fell to Penn State when the Lady Lions rallied from a…

…'t nearly as close as the last time. Penn State didn't allow room for any doubt that they were the better team. The Nittany Lions nailed the Wol- verines 6-1. The Wolverines managed to get the ball in the net…

March 30, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 106) • Page Image 10

… semifinal opponent Maine have all come from the CCHA. While the Wolverines have not played any teams this season from Hockey East, league of the No.1 Black Bears, Maine has played five different CCHA squads…

… Superior, 3-2, in the Great Western Freeze-Out Dec. 19-20. The Wolverines, by comparison, were 1-1-1 against Western and 2-2 against the Lakers this year. Maine also nipped Miami, who went 1-1-1 against…

… witnessed the games in all. DOUGLAS KANTEW/Daily- Goalie Steve Shields and the Wolverine defense guard against Wisconsin in Saturday's NCAA contest.. Nebraska stops softball march early by Scott Burton…

… National Invitational Softball Tournament in Sunnyvale, Calif. Unfortunately for the Wolverines, two things prevented them from achieving their tournament goal of reaching the championship bracket -Nebraska…

… and rain. Because of a Michigan loss to the Cornhuskers in its second game of the tournament, the Wolverines failed to qualify for the championship bracket of the 16-team field. And after rain fell…

… disappointed because the teams in the finals we felt we could play with." The Wolverines ended their tournament play Saturday afternoon on a high note, blanking #20 Bowling Green, 2-0. The team was led to…

… great game and keptmy head in the game." Earlier in the day, the Wolverines disposed of another top 20 team by beating #15 Utah State, 1-0, in eight innings. Again, Michigan's good fortunes were due to a…

…," Forbis said. Michigan's lone loss of the tournament came Friday evening atthehands of unranked Nebraska, 3-1. Cornhusker pitcher Cody Dusenberry baffled the Wolverines offense, staking them one run in the…

… first inning, before shutting Michigan out the rest of the way. The Wolverines managed only one hit off Dusenberry. "We had some problems adjusting to the Nebraska pitcher," said Kovach. "She had more…

September 30, 2013 (vol. 124, iss. 1) • Page Image 9

… point guard is so Wolverines Derrick Wal- good played last ton Jr. overall." year. Until foul And while trouble side- his back- lined Burke up, Spike for most of the National Cham- Albrecht, certainly…

…-long starter on a Wolverine squad with enough talent to jus- tify top-10 expectations. Fortunately for Michigan, a new rule was implemented this year giving coaches six addi- tional practices over the course of…

… forward western (1-0-0 Big Ten, 7-1-0 James Murphy rifled a shot in overall), the Wolverines could the fourth minute from the left do no better than a 2-0 loss. edge of the six-yard box. From After a the…

… shot hit the outside netting of had 16 shots with only five on the goal. target, the script was mostly The Wolverines continued to the same Saturday night as the dominate possession in the first…

Wolverines (0-1-0, 2-3-3) out- half, but, Northwestern was the shot the Wildcats 15-5 but could first and only team to.increase only muster five on goal. While their goal tally. Michigan lamented its shooting…

…." goalie Adam Grinwis. Unlike Tuesday when Oak- "It's a free kick, guys run land dominated possession, the across it, and it just skipped Wolverines moved the ball with through," Daley said. speed and…

… for a two-game homes- tand. The Wolverines opened Big Ten play on Friday against No.18 Wisconsin before matching up against unranked Minnesota on Sunday. Friday night's game between the Wolverines (1…

…-1-1 Big Ten, 7-2-1 overall) and the Badgers (2-0-1, 8-1-2) ended in a scoreless tie, and the Wolverines' inability to score came back to hurt them in a 1-0 loss to Minnesota on Sunday. The closest Michigan…

January 30, 2012 (vol. 122, iss. 83) • Page Image 9

… Sports Editor primary backup Evan Smotrycz also picked up his fourth shortly COLUMBUS - With 4:28 left after that. With a diminished in the game on Sunday, No. 20 lineup, the Wolverines couldn't Michigan…

… length is really important. senior guard Zack Novak - the They're as long as anybody." two starters in foul trouble. The The Michigan offense strug- Wolverines were left flailing gled throughout the game…

January 30, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 64) • Page Image 14

… Bailey Weathers. "(They are) rebuilding," Richardson said. "(They are) in a similar situation I was in when I first came here (three years ago)." Although the fifth-ranked Wolverines are favored Saturday…

… to build a success- ful program. "He's finding out who wants to do it his way," Richardson said. - For the Wolverines, the meet against two rebuilding programs will be a well- needed break from a…

November 30, 2009 (vol. 120, iss. 56) • Page Image 13

… ease and fin- ish with 10 more points than the Wolverines in the paint? "That was as quick a team as I can recall," Beilein said Friday. "Stopping them from getting in the lane is really hard when they…

… Beilein may want to consider is staying with the 1-3-1 trap he likes to run as a way of keeping teams off balance. While running the trap in the first half against Alabama, the Wolverines forced 12 Crimson…

April 30, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 119) • Page Image 14

… against No. 14 Hartwick. The wins gave the Wolverines the Collegiate Water Polo Association championship and earned them an automatic bid into the four-team NCAA Tournament on May 11-12. Since being named a…

Wolverines leading 3-2. Michigan was able to open up a 4-2 lead early in the third quarter and held that lead into the fourth. While Michigan could have put away Hartwick in the fourth quarter, it was unable…

April 30, 2001 (vol. 116, iss. 70) • Page Image 14

… same time." Thorius was a co-captain this past season and helped guide the Wolverines to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Thorius became the first player, man or woman, to accumulate 1,000 points…

…, 500 assists and 400 rebounds in a career. She joins former Wolverines Pollyanna Johns and Stacey Thomas in the professional ranks. The nerve-racking wait on draft day was worsened when Orlando coach and…

October 30, 1998 (vol. 109, iss. 24) • Page Image 9

… weekend marks Michigan's last real chance to blow it.a A loss tomorrow in Minneapolis' Metrodome would put the Wolverines between a rock and a Nittany Lion, with a Badger and a Buckeye eachx waiting their…

…'t quite as scary as it was last year, but the Wolverines See GOPHERS, Page 11 do carry a five-game win streak into the haunted house known as the Metrodome. ,o point-a-miute for Michigan? No problem…

March 30, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 103) • Page Image 10

… disappointing, tenth-place finish. For many swimming teams, the championship meet is the highlight of the season, but the Wolverines had already reached their season high at the1992 Olympic Trials. Michigan coach…

… 1992 Olympian swimmer for his home country of Brazil, was the only Wolverine who has been focusing his energy on the NCAA meet all season. Borges' work payed off, as he was the only individual swimmer…

… focused on the NCAAs and he hasn't had any dis- tractions," Urbanchek said. Wolverines Rodney VanTassel, Borges, Tom Hay and Noel Strauss captured sixth in the 400-yard freestyle. Michigan's relay team of…

… individually for the Wolverines was Brian Gunn, who finished eighth in the 200 butterfly, and senior Eric Bailey, who finished 10th in the 200 butterfly. Teammate Steven Duttenhofer, placed right be- hind Bailey…

… the No. 15 Wolverines to the Big Ten team title. Wymer was also named Freshman and Gymnast-of- the-Year in the Big Ten. BACKGROUND: Four-time Elite regional champion, winning a pair of regional titles…

…), the Michigan baseball team had won only three games in fifteen tries. However, after the four- game set, the Wolverines had man- aged to equal their season total, win- ning the last three games of the…

… weekend to move their season record to 6-13, and 3-1 in the Big Ten. In Saturday's doubleheader, the Wolverines received two strong per- formances from its starting pitchers, but could only muster one…

… complete-game four-hitters, but two wildpitches in the sixth-inning by Heintschel would be the difference, as Purdue col- lected two runs to break the 1-1 tie. The Wolverines loaded the bases in the seventh…

… Marion, who recorded his 16th career save to break Greg Everson's Wolverine record, in shut- ting down the Boiler bats. In Sunday's game, Michigan sent righthander Dennis Konuszweski, w who was looking…

… for his first victory of the season, to the mound. The righthander responded, pitching the complete seven innings, while giving up only three hits and two runs in the Wolverines' 4-2 victory. The…

January 30, 1995 (vol. 105, iss. 66) • Page Image 12

… 4 - The Michigan Daily - SPORTSMonday - Monday, January 30, 1995 Blue's juggling act falls short. Constant offensive line changes leave Wolverines flat By Melanie Schuman Daily Hockey Writer The…

… January blahs could easily describe the sun's absence in a typical Michigan winter. With a slighted per- spective, like that of players and coaches, it is more suited to explain what ails the Wolverine

… Michigan's concerns. Last season, the Wolverines, then ranked No. 1, went 7-1 in the month of January, includingakeywinoverMichi- gan State and a sweep of Lake Superior State. Although Michigan knocked off…

… Arena and although neither walked away with two points, they left the Wolverines questioning their accomplishments. For a team which entering this weekend, lead the nation in goals scored per game, 6…

… lost their previous six to Michigan, left Ann Arbor with a 2-2 tie, the Wolverines' first tie of the season. HOCKEY NOTEBOOK: 'Ilrco impresse By Melanie Schuman and Barry Sollenberger Daily Hockey…

… Writers Before this season, most so-called experts figured the Wolverines would experience a dropoff between the pipes. After all, Steve Shields, the NCAA career leader in victories for a goalie, picked up…

… inclined this time to nail someone than in the past," said the 6-foot-1, 188 pound center. DOWN TO THE WIRE: Having not played an extra period in their first 18 contests, the Wolverines were tested in…

… overtime in four of the past five games. Michi- gan has found the sudden death period to its liking, however, as the Wolverines are 3-0-1 in those four games. They have defeated Lake Superior State, Bowl…

Wolverines still haven't lost since a 4-3 setback to Minnesota Nov. 26. Since then, MichiganIs 9-0-1 - the longest current unbeaten streak in the CCHA. Additionally, several Wolverines are enjoying cur- rent…

…, according to the WMEB college hockey poll. The Wolverines jumped ahead of the previous No. 1, Maine, when the Black Bears lost to unranked Massachusetts-Amherst, 4-2, Saturday. .w wf .$ . DOUGLAS…

November 30, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 56) • Page Image 10

… yesterday's consolation game, Grant sank three clutch free throws in the game's final minute to give the Wolverines a 78-76 come-from- behind victory over Alabama- Birmingham at Sullivan Arena. "The way we…

… came back showed 6verybody was working hard, and we showed a lot of character," Grant said. The win secured the Wolverines of a third-place finish in the eight- team tournament, going 2-1. Michigan…

… points, shooting just three-of-14 from the floor. "Gary Grant was night and day different from yesterday," said Wolverine head coach Bill Frieder. "He was the leader we needed him to be." The game started…

… off quite innocently for Michigan as it scored the game's first six points and led by as much as 13 points in the first half. The Wolverines entered the locker room at the half with a 39-30 advantage…

… that rallied the Wolverines. Glen Rice, the game's most valuable player with a game-high 27 points, hit two key three-point shots, and Loy Vaught sank a turnaround jumper and a pair of free throws to cut…

… real Michigan basketball expert please stand up? On one side, we have Dick Vitale. Vitale says the Wolverines are the best team in the country. With more talent and potential than any other college team…

… exactly what happened this weekend as ESPN broadcasted the Great Alaskan Shootout from Anchorage, giving everyone the chance to see the Wolverines firsthand, while also listening to Vitale promote the team…

… probably lining up reservations for Kansas City as the Wolverines looked, at times, spectacular and unbeatable. All the while, Vitale was beaming over his preseason prognostication. He said that Frieder…

…'s squad has "more talent than Elizabeth Taylor has diamonds," and that perhaps he- should find a new place to rank the Wolverines that was even higher than No. 1. On Saturday, though, the Wolverines proved…

May 30, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 120) • Page Image 46

… seemed as if North Dakota goaltender Jordan Parise was just adding insult to injury. Michigan trailed 5-1 with less than two minutes remaining in the third period when Wolverine fresh- man Jason Bailey…

… might have some ideas on how to beat him, but obviously he showed up and made some big saves in the game." Despite the lopsided final scorethe Wolverines were not left wanting for shots on goal. They…

… impressive when look- ing at which Wolverines the shots on net came from. The Wolverines' top line of senior captain Andrew Ebbett, senior alternate captain Brandon Kaleniecki and sophomore Chad Kolarik…

January 30, 1995 (vol. 105, iss. 66) • Page Image 13

… second- straight productive game with 15 points and six rebounds. "I just go out there and bust my t," Baston said. The Wolverines didn't get their normal production in other areas on the court, though…

… Michigan players to alter their shots in the lane. The young Wolverines provided the fans with moments of excitement, but they never really got started yesterday. Maceo Baston, following his outstand- ing…

January 30, 1995 (vol. 105, iss. 66) • Page Image 14

… Crisler Arena to give her team a one-point win, the Wolverines were in disbelief. Coach Trish Roberts, hands on hips, couldn't believe that Barnes had beaten the clock. Michigan's Tiffany Willard, after a…

… they deserved to win tonight," Roberts said. For 36 minutes, the Wolverines did everything right. They made the extra pass, hit the open jumper, and it seemed as if luck was on their side. The final…

… with their fifth straight loss. Maybe it was right for Michigan, which came out with so much energy to begin the game, to end a weekend discouragingly. Maybe it was right for this Wolverine team…

… Canham Natatorium. The Wolverines (8-1) rebounded from its disappointing two point loss at No. I Stanford with a 140-101 manhandling of No. 4 Auburn Sat- urday. The meet marked the Wol- verines' fourth…

Wolverines were tired, they were just too deep for the Tigers. "Michigan is real strong in depth, which we're weak in," Marsh said. "As far as NCAAs, the champion- ship team will be able to go two to three…

…-deep in each event." Only seven Wolverine swimmers have qualified for the NCAAs in Austin, Tex. In lieu of the Big Ten championship meet being only three weeks away, all the swimmers who have not qualified…

…. Michigan led at the intermission, ohnson 23 1-6 .0-0 0.1 2 1 2 35-34. urray 33 3-17 12 2-3 3 8 ikorski 8 1-4 0-0 4-4 2 0 2 The Wolverines started the game in otals 200 22.77 12-20 22-46 1621 58…

March 30, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 102) • Page Image 12

… her second season as a Wolverine after transferring from Hartwick College. ransfer feels right at home Sophomore Samantha Findlay's two-run blast over the rightfield fence proved to be the difference…

… Hayley Wiemer snatched it and threw to first for the out. The Wolverines did manage to get three runners on base in the fourth, but they were left stranded after Bowling Green retired two straight Michigan…

… wins. In their last three games, the Wolverines are aver- aging better than three hits per inning in the final two frames. "We've been letting a few innings go by before we have kicked in and engaged…

Wolverines several wins. But timely hitting and clutch pitching down the stretch have led the defending national champions to five victories in the past week. HOT PITCHING: The pitching staff has been on fire…

… transferred from Hartwick College after the school's president announced the disbandment of the varsity squad, Strub found a new home with the Wolverines following the winter of her sophomore year. Strub is…

… also the only women's colle- giate water polo player to play for two dif- ferent teams in the NCAA Tournament. But her first game as a Wolverine wasn't her first time seeing Michi- gan in action…

May 30, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 42) • Page Image 14

…. MOVIN' ON UP: The exit of Wright and No. 2-singles player John Long leaves a gaping hole at the top of the lineup for the Wolverines. Most likely to inherit the No. 1 position is junior Henry Beam. Beam…

… season for the Wolverines. McCain played at the No. 3 posi- ion this season before Beam's strong >lay moved him up. 'M' handles loss, looks to future By Arun Gopal Doily Spors F[slttor Matt Wright…

Wolverine seniors, including hyper-intense third baseman Pam Kosanke and catcher Melissa Gentile, who battled through -.orsos----s NORMAN NG/Daily Pam Kosanke cries after Michigan's season-ending 3-0 loss to…

… .28( or .300. Melinda Moulden is close to being a great player, and we need her to keep improving. We just need to develop consistency in all areas of performance: =MLr Four Wolverines to compete in…

January 30, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 64) • Page Image 13

… opponent, which is not his trength. He ended up winning the match, 574, but he was not able to bring in the big points the Wolverines need- ed. "Against Northwestern, I really, for some reason, got this idea…

… match, giving the Wolverines wins in three of their first four matches. All week, the 12th-ranked Wolverines have been aware of how well they need- ed to wrestle in order to upset the sixth- ranked…

January 30, 1989 (vol. 99, iss. 85) • Page Image 11

… the Michigan women's basketball team lost a heartbreaker to Michigan State, 47-45. The loss was the Wolverines (6-11 overall, 0-7 Big Ten) seventh Big Ten loss in a row, keeping them at the bottom of…

… the conference. Michigan's defense held the normally high-scoring Spartans (10- 6, 4-2) to 34 percent shooting. Unfortunately for the Wolverines, their defense was not enough to com- pensate for their…

… contributed 14 as Michigan had four players score in double figures. THE WOLVERINE defense neutralized the vaunted Boilermaker frontline, holding Steve Scheffler and Melvin McCants to 27 points .and eight…

… rebounds. The Wolverines out-rebounded Purdue 31 to 18 for the game. "Our game plan was to shut down their inside play," Rice said. "Our big guys played great inside defense and the few times it broke down…

…, our weakside defense went to their to help." Michigan took a 7-6 lead on a ferocious Vaught slam with 16:08 left in the first half, and the Wolverines never looked back. Robinson contributed to…

… Michigan's first 12 points, scoring five and assisting on the rest Robinson took a breather and the Wolverines went on a 6-0 run to stretch a five point lead to 26-15 with 9:26 left to play in the half. "ONE…

October 30, 1948 (vol. 59, iss. 34) • Page Image 1

…. Although right guard Siegert may not come into .contact with Stu Wilkins, Michigan's offensive right guard, or two bulwarks of the Wolverines' defense, tackles Al Wistert and Al Wahl; it is sure that he will…

… a homecoming skirmish with the impregnable Wolverines before an overflow gathering of 85,973. The last time the men from Champaign set foot on the battle- grounds of Ann Arbor they went home with…

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