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October 08, 1999 (vol. 110, iss. 8) • Page Image 12

… have defined the battles between the Wolverines and Spartans. Out of the 91 contests between the two schools, I tried to pick the 10 best Michigan-Michigan State games of all time. It was a tough task…

…-Michigan After winning the national champi- onship the season before, the Wolverines travel to East Lansing to play Michigan State College at Macklin Field, the Spartans' brand new facility. The Spartans had lost…

November 08, 1994 (vol. 105, iss. 26) • Page Image 10

…Phoenix. The Michigan men's soccer team will need to pack its suitcases and book hotel rooms. The Wolverines are headed to the national tournament after finishing second behind Illinois in the regional…

… tournament, which concluded Sunday afternoon in Columbus. But the road to Phoenix wasn't as easy asthe Wolverines thought it would be. After tying Dayton, 1-1, and losing toMiami (Ohio), 3-1, Michigan needed a…

… at zero, but in the second half, the Flyers scored what looked to be the game-winner. Countless Wolverine shots sailed just wide or hit the goal posts. But with only 20 seconds showing on the game…

… home the tying goal. Saturday's nightcap started much like the Wolverines earlier game. After a scoreless first half, Michigan looked good against top-seeded Miami. But the Redskins scored three quick…

… goals and suddenly, the Wolverines had a tremendous deficit to overcome. Michi- gan salvaged apoint in the Miami game on midfielder Steve Moore's score off a penalty kick late in the match. After a night…

…'s rest, the Wolverines looked like a different team. Michigan was never intimidated by Ohio State's physical style of soccer. Early in the match, Moore scored the only first-half By MARC DILLER Daily…

… powerhouses such as second-ranked Texas, No.7 UCLA, eighth-ranked Southern Methodist and others competing in the meet, the Wolverines' nine-member split squad conquered its opponents and captured the title at…

… the inaugural event held at Southern Methodist's Perkins Nata- torium. Michigan held on to a 17-point first session lead to beat the Mus- tangs, 338-313. "We swam a very solid meet," Wolverine coach Jim…

March 08, 1968 (vol. 78, iss. 132) • Page Image 12

… What started out so ominously last December when Michigan lost to Kentucky 96-79 is ending in a rage. The Wolverine cagers, who lost their last eight Big Ten games last season and started this year…

… last three conference games, dramatic- ally reversing the style that produced an 8-16 season last year and the outlooks of another dismal record this time around. And the Wolverines victims have not been…

… meek. After defeating Minnesota 105-92 for the second Wolverine victory over the Gophers this season and for their second road victory, Michi- gan went out to knock Purdue out of the race and…

… Northwestern almost clear out of the first division. The Wolverines' thrashing of Rick Mount's Boilermakers at the Events Building Dedication game had to be the highlight of the season for the Maize and Blue…

… year, the Wolverines had their chance and came through handsomely. After struggling early in the year to find a starting lineup, Michigan finally began to click when Bob Sullivan was moved to the center…

… post even though he gives up valuable inches of height to the opposition. The Wolverines began to move well because Sullivan began passing instead of shooting every time he got his hands on the ball. His…

… up the team by putting sophomore Bill Fraumann at center, but the Wolverines kept on losing. Only when he switched Sullivan to center and Dennis Stewart back to forward against Iowa in early February…

… did the Wolverines began to click. At that time Michigan was 1-5 in the conference and 6-10 over all. While losing that encounter 99-86, Michigan began to find itself, and has gone on to win four of its…

… last six games And in three of those victories, the Wolverines have had all five starters in double figures. Only in the Illinois game did guard Ken Maxey hit for less than 10. This overall balance…

… team. He also has proven to be one of the Wolverines' top scorers, hitting for a 17.6 average this season. Why, then did the Wolverines blossom so late in the season? While it was in part due to the…

January 08, 1983 (vol. 93, iss. 80) • Page Image 6

…4 Page 6 -Saturday, January 8, 1983 4 " S) -W IY V, A bouncing Wolverine cheerleader shows his support for a losing cause. Wolverine head coach Bo Schembechler explains the disappointing game…

… at a press conference... ... and Bruin coach Terry Donahue congrn sideline. It's Only a Game Fortunately for rabid Wolverine fans, the week preceding the big game in Pasadena 4 was preceded by all…

September 08, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 137) • Page Image 53

… ollege World Series titles for the Wolverines some- where down the road. "This is what I believe Michigan is about, this is what college athletics is about. These young men have deter- mined that they will…

… though the clock struck mid- night for the Wolverines' Cinderella run in the post-sea- son, their performance sent a message about Michigan *aseball nationwide. "Styles (of baseball) change from region to…

May 08, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 1) • Page Image 13

… to win the 1996 title," Wolverine coach Carol Hutchins said. "Our whole philosophy is to go out and win (this year's title)." Ninth-ranked Michigan (20-4 Big Ten, 43-12 overall) heads into the…

… conference tourney on a roll, having won two of last weekend's three-game series at Minnesota (17-6, 42-14). The Wolverines were able to clinch the title with a win in the first game of that series, slamming…

… the door on the second-place Gophers' title hopes with a 3-0 victory. Three victories in as many tries against Ohio State the pre- vious weekend had put the Wolverines in a spot to lock down the regular…

Wolverines pound out ten hits on the way to a 7-0 victory. Griffin helped out her own cause in that game, garnering two hits in four trips to the plate. Senior third baseman Tracy Carr also went 2-for-4, knock…

…, ing in a pair of runs. Over the course of the series, Carr became Michigan's career RBI leader, bringing her total to 127. Not coincidentally, Carr is also the Wolverines' all-time doubles leader. A two…

… conference tournament this weekend. "To be at home is huge," Hutchins said. "It's one of the prizes of winning the regular season.' The Wolverines will be the top seed in the four-team toff- nament, followed…

…/S Sophomore pitcher Sara Griffin and the Michigan softball team host the Big Ten tournament this weekend. The top-seeded Wolverines face Indiana Friday. 'Ven's tennis wins conference title, heads for NCAAs…

… Michigan men's tennis team entered April with a 7-7 record after opening the spring season with three consecutive victories. An undefeated month and an 11-match winning streak propelled the Wolverines to…

… South Bend, Ind. The Wolverines clinched the Big Ten title by defeating Ohio State, 4-0, in the first round and avenged a regular season loss to Northwestern in the sec- ond round, winning 4-3. Michigan…

… then bested third-seeded Illinois, 5-2, in the final totake the con- ference crown. The title marked the 36th title for the Wolverines and the 18th for Michigan coach Brian Eisner. The past two seasons…

April 08, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 110) • Page Image 10

…*I Page 10-The Michigan Daily- Wednesday, April 8, 1992 WOLVERINE HITTERS SWEEP FERRIS STATE, 6-5, 9-3 Rain, B by Tim Rardin Daily Baseball Writer It was a case of 'better late than never…

…' yesterday for the Michigan baseball team. After a rain delay that nearly exceeded the length of the first game of their doubleheader with Ferris State, the Wolverines finally came away with with 6-5 and 9…

… can do." ulidogs Before the rains came, Michigan (13-14 overall) took advantage of the rare baseball-type weather. Chris Newton (2-2) worked four innings, allowing only four hits. The Wolverine bats…

… added three more runs in the fourth inning, but the weather would slow down the Wolverine of- can't stop Blue fense, as the game was delayed in the middle of the fifth. Two hours later, it was Ferris…

Wolverine offense exploded for a monstrous six-run fourth inning with five consecutive hits featuring everything except a home run. The Idoni show contin- ued, as the sophomore knocked home two runs in the…

… inning, and a total of three in the game behind two doubles and a single. Michigan would add three more runs before it was over, ending the sweep with 14 hits and a 9-3 victory. The Wolverines will play…

December 08, 1997 (vol. 108, iss. 49) • Page Image 15

…. g Not only did she move up two spots Ehe Wolverines' all-time scoring list, but sJe also moved up one spot on Michigan's all-time rebound list. F Going into this weekend's Duke Classic Tournament…

…, Johns had 868 career .points, which placed het 14th on the Wolverines' list. But Johns broke 14Ce 44 into the No. 12 spot *h a 13-point per- formance against Florida A&M on Saturday and a 20- point…

December 08, 1997 (vol. 108, iss. 49) • Page Image 9

…'s basketball team, it's the play that decided their biggest game of the young season. When the Wolverines were trailing No. 15 Duke by one point with 15 seconds left yesterday, Michigan coach Sue Guevara called…

…:58 remaining, Duke forward Peppi Browne had missed a free throw, giving the Wolverines the ball, down by three. And Guevara called her favorite play - Detroit. 9his time, Thorius found Johns for the layup…

September 08, 1994 (vol. 104, iss. 119) • Page Image 65

… Michigan senior co-captain Brian Harper said that the Wolverines were not a team that would do well in dual meets, but would be in the thick of things come playoff time. He probably had no idea at the time…

… just how right he was. Michigan struggled to a 1-7 Big Ten record and was just 6-9 overall; the records could be attributed to one thing: injuries. On Jan. 8 the Wolverines lost 126 pounder Brandon Howe…

… teams. EVAN Wolverine Steve King was one of many on the Michigan squad with injury problems during the 1993-94 season. the loss of Hamden. "Two-thirds of our team is walk-ons and youjust can'twin like…

… things began to look up for Michigan. The Wolverines' first postseason stop was Iowa City and the Big Ten Championships. While the host Hawkeyes were seek- ing a record 21-straight championships, the…

Wolverines were searching for re- spect. Both accomplished what they were looking for. Michigan finished fourth, above four teams that had beaten them in dual meets during the regular season. The Wolverines

November 08, 1996 (vol. 107, iss. 28) • Page Image 11

… advance to the semifinals of today's Big Ten tournament, the Wolverines will ave to do something that they haven't one in two years - beat Penn State. While this may not sound like a tough task for a…

… Michigan team that has improved all season, consider this: t In the previous eight meetings between Penn State and Michigan, the Lady Lions hold a 7-1 edge, most recently, beating the Wolverines, 7-3, on Oct…

February 08, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 75) • Page Image 9

… worst effort of the season. You would think with the Wolverines' struggles in scor- ing more than three goals on a given night, that they would batten down the hatches on defense, and use the contest…

… that looked like it was falling asleep in a front-row church pew. Something is very scary about these Wolverines. Good teams can get away with subpar performances, especially against conference weaklings…

May 08, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 1) • Page Image 14

…. The Crimson Tide finished with a score of 198.025. The Wolverines came in sixth, less than two points behind with a tally of 196.375. Georgia led the Crimson Tide by five-hundredths of a point after…

… this, ladies,"' Crimson Tide head coach Sarah Patterson said. "At that moment, I saw incredible spirit in this team. We knew what it took to win," she said. Leading the Wolverines was senior Wendy…

September 08, 2009 (vol. 120, iss. 1) • Page Image 13

…, the Wolverines are back in their 10th year as a varsity program. Just three games into the season, No. 22 Michigan has already taken down one top-25 team and started its charge toward its second…

… particular have shined on a roster showing veteran characteristics. "They really don't have any fear in how they play," Burns said. Freshman Latif Alashe has started every game for the Wolverines at center…

… teammates. DEFENSE After starting the regular season with a 5-0 loss to Notre Dame, the Wolverine defense has focused on being more aggressive and physical, a goal that Burns will continue to stress to his…

… is filled by strong, dominant players such as junior Adam Keller and senior Julian Robles. New inthe netfor Michigan isredshirt sopho- more Chris Blais, who has improved each year with the Wolverines

…. "He's confident," Burns said. "He's sure- handed." SAID ALSALAH/Dail Senior forward Mauro Fuzetti is one of several Wolverines expected to shoulder a larger load this season. Worn-out Wolverines pull…

… minutes, the lack- And now these 27 student-athletes luster Wolverines (2-1-0) failed to were supposed to play a varsity soc- apply any serious pressure on their opponents and seemed to be a step behind…

… Valparaiso (1-1-0) on every loose ball. Crusader junior forward Zack Stivers slipped by the Michi- gan defense and scored in the 39th minute. After a half of uninspired play, the Wolverines finally awoke from…

… dominated the time of possession in the second half, and in the 70th minute, the Wolverines tied the game at one. Senior for- ward Mauro Fuzetti received the ball in the box, and in one motion, turned and…

November 08, 1991 (vol. 102, iss. 30) • Page Image 14

…'s Wolverine basketball squad. Fans - and the coaches - want to know whether or not the five highly-touted Michigan frosh can make an immediate impact at the collegiate level. Most experts expect the Wolverines

… to be back in the college basket- ball limelight. Michigan has'been ranked in the top 25 in most preseason polls, and in the top 20 in several others. Wolverine coach Steve Fisher does not yet know…

…'ve mixed everything up throughout each practice with the 16 kids." The Wolverines face a challenging pre-Big Ten schedule. Unlike the Bill Frieder cupcake days, this year's slate includes a game against the…

… Blue Devils bring a national championship squad that lost only Billy McCaffrey and Greg Koubek - and added premier high school big men Cherokee Parks and Eric Meek - to Ann Arbor Dec. 14. The Wolverines

…, everyone should have a clearer pic- ture of how far this edition of the Wolverines can go. .1- Stickers close 1991 campaign at MSU by Andy Stabile Daily Sports Writer These games are for pride. Going into…

… the last weekend of the season, Michigan field hockey coach Patti Smith knows pride might be the only motivating factor left in her team. The Wolverines (2- 6 in the Midwest Collegiate Field Hockey…

… teams it has been able to notch victories. Al- though no chance of post-season play exists for the Wolverines, Smith sees the last two games as important. "It's how you want to end your season," Smith…

… season, Smith wll keep the Wolverines busy. "The ball keeps rolling arouid here," she said. "We will work on things over the winter. We have a good group of recruits to draw from. We should be tougher next…

Wolverines will play Michigan State today and Northern Illinois tomorrow to close out their season. Blue can learn from, by Tim Spolar Daily Sports Writer "Challenging' is a mild way to describe the season…

… ahead for the 1991 University of Michi- gan field hockey team." As the opening statement of this year's media guide predicted, the Wolverines fought an uphill battle all year long en route to what has…

September 08, 2009 (vol. 120, iss. 1) • Page Image 44

… Michiganvolleyball team this past year: resilient. Midway through the season, the Wolverines traveled to Illi- nois and Purdue, where they lost two heartbreaking, five-set matches. Wins at both schools could have…

… propelled the team third or fourth-place in the Big Ten instead of its eventual fifth- place finish. But the Wolverines didn't let the losses shake their con- fidence. After the two road defeats, Michigan…

September 08, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 119) • Page Image 66

… team had its best season ever with a 21-12 record and a win in its first NCAA tournament game, a five-set victory over Temple on Dec. 4. The Wolverines' season ended two days later in a 15-10, 15-6, 15…

…," Giovanazzi said. "We have a lot of expe- rience at outside hitter and Linsey Ebert is one of the premier middle blockers in the Big Ten." The Wolverines return 10 of their top 12 players this fall, including…

… Michigan, few have been better than current Wolverine Mike Harris. A redshirt sophomore, Harris had a very memorable year in only his sec- ond season as a college golfer. Harris was the medalist in three of…

…. Although Hinton and Vernick were lost to graduation this year, the rest Qf the Wolverine team will be returtijg next year. This should provide plenty competition for the opportunity that four of these…

September 08, 1995 (vol. 105, iss. 119) • Page Image 19

…'s this weekend's recipe for the Michi- gan women's soccer team. After starting the season with two hotly contested games, the Wolverines (1-1) square off with a pair of nationally-ranked squads in the…

… Adidas Women's Soccer Cup in West Hartford, Conn. Saturday, Michigan faces 18th-ranked Dartmouth; the Wolverines tangle with 7th- ranked Hartford Sunday.. Coach Debbie Belkin said that although her team is…

February 08, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 93) • Page Image 9

… have any rhythm." The Wolverines shot a mediocre 9-of-27 from the floor in the first half, but kept it close with four 3-pointers. To add to Michigan's shooting woes, Penn State made eight of its first…

… ten 10 shots. But Penn State managed just three baskets in the rest of the half. While Borseth stewed about the score, junior Carly Benson broke the Wolverines scoring funk with a 3- pointer from the…

… in State Col- lege Jan. 20, Borseth learned his les- son. He wouldn't let Penn State's strong backcourt control the pace. The Wolverine defense disrupted Penn State's flow by deflecting passes and…

… playing physical down low, pre- venting the Lady Lions from easily slashing to the paint. "We made some things more diffi- See NOTEBOOK, Page 10 Wolverines outplay Lady Lions for victory By ANTHONY…

…th was different. "For the first time all year, I thought we outplayed somebody," Michigan coach Kevin Borseth said. "I thought we deserved to win that game." Last night, the Wolverines notched a…

… convincing 68-53 victory over the Lady Lions at Crisler Arena. Michigan's aggressive second-half defense led it to victory. Trailing by one at halftime, the Wolverines forced five early turnovers and turned…

… them into 12 points. The run set the pace for the remainder of the stanza as Michi- gan wouldn't relinquish the lead. But at the start, it didn't seem like the Wolverines deserved anything. Penn State…

… ran all over Michigan, and the Wolverines failed to convert open looks. "We couldn't get anything going at all," Borseth said. But Penn State couldn't pull away. After going 8-for-10 for the first eight…

… of the locker room, the Wolverines seemed to find their greatest. The Michigan defense prevented Penn State (4-7, 13-10) from getting more than two players in double-dig- its for the first time since…

December 08, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 66) • Page Image 9

…-0) dominat- ed the Wolver-_MCHGAN_63_ ines on the glass, outrebounding Michigan 42-24 on the night. They double-teamed the Wolverines in the low post, forcing long perimeter jump shots and turnovers. ""When…

Wolverines (4-1) began settling for jumpshots and turning the ball over to Vanderbilt's high-pressure defense. Three-point shooting woes contin- ued to plague the team as well. They shot just 5-for-20 in the…

… third game. Senior Erin Moore, sensing the impending end of a brilliant Wolverine career, recorded two kills and a block to jumpstart the Wolverines early. Up 14-10, Michigan's small wave of momentum was…

… curtailed by several Yerkov kills and costly Wolverine errors. California took seven of the next eight points en route to a 30-28 game three victory. Yerkov recorded the match's final point on a kill, ending…

… the Wolverines' season. "We knew Michigan was going to come out strong and that they are athlet- ic," California coach Rich Feller said. "I just think we executed very, very well. We were real focused…

September 08, 1994 (vol. 104, iss. 119) • Page Image 64

… WHITE Daily Baseball Writer The Michigan baseball team sailed into uncharted waters during its 1994 season, namely the Big Ten playoffs. The Wolverines made their first postseason appearance in five years…

… extra innings. In their final game of the regular ,season the Wolverines defeated Illi- nois, 8-6, in 12 innings. That win, coupled with Michigan State and Iowa splitting a weekend series in East Lan…

…. I . I at a second rate gym at WOLVERINE FITNESS CENTRE 1993-94 season leaves women's volleyball team asking questions By CHARLIE BREITROSE Daily Sports Writer "What if? Only if... " This is what…

… good enough to avoid the Big Ten cellar. The final three weeks of the sea- son brought out the best in the team. The Wolverines won four of six games, including wins over strong Illinois and Purdue…

March 08, 2010 (vol. 120, iss. 104) • Page Image 9

… called him early in the sea- son, enough so for the veteran coach to refer to him after Saturday's 6-0 shutout of the Lakers as Michigan's own "Rudy." But the fate of the Wolverines' sea- son does not rely…

… firmly on the shoulders of Summers and the highly touted defensive corps. In the Wolverines' first-round sweep of Lake Superior State, the defense had one of its best performances of the season, limiting…

November 08, 1981 (vol. 92, iss. 52) • Page Image 7

… as Michigan and Lake Superior State College battled to a 1-1 overtime tie before a Parents Night crowd of 2890 in the Norris Center. And battle is exactly what the Wolverines and the Lakers did as the…

…-teams act- ively checked and back checked. Senior Peter Mason started his first Central Collegiate Hockey Association game in goal for the Wolverines and saved 34 of 35 shots on goal, while Laker Lawrence…

… scoreless although the Michigan offense fired 19 shots on Dyck. The failure of the two teams to score in period sent the contest into a ten minute overtime. The Wolverine defense left the responsibility…

… stanza on a Michigan mistake. The Wolverines were coming off a two man disadvantage with Steve Richmond coming out of the penalty box as Dennis May came off the bench. Both realized there were too many…

Wolverines on the ice, and both of them headed back to the bench. Meanwhile, Wolverine defenseman Mark Perry was all alone on Mickey Chandler, who got away from him, and shot alone past Mason. Michigan tied it…

… its opening meet against York University in Toronto. Last year the Wolverines had a dual meet record of 4-7 and finished 5th in the Big Ten. The team also saw the graduation of leaders Darrell Yee, who…

… season." Two of the Wolverines competing today are prime exam- ples of this year's health. Both Mike McKee and Chris Van Mirelo were hurt for most of the 1980-81 season, but today they are healthy and…

…. Butregardless of how healthy the Wolverines are, defeating the tumblers of York University will be no small task, according to Loken. "I know a lot of people have never heard of York, but last year they sent four…

… Bowling Green In- 0 vitational Relays 'for the second straight year yesterday.' Tami Paumier swam in five of the six victories and Melinda Copp raced in four events to lead the Wolverines over Michigan…

December 08, 1993 (vol. 104, iss. 49) • Page Image 10

…- tory over Eastern Michigan, it be- came apparent in last weekend's Marriot Classic that the seven active Wolverines were negatively affected by playing so many minutes. "Our legs were just gone," Michi…

…- gan coach Trish Roberts said. "But I told our kids to get used to that - playing 30 to 40 minutes a game." Freshman guard Jennifer Keifer played all but three minutes in the Wolverines' two games this…

… shot only .346 thus far, with an unsightly .270 (17-for- 63) rate against Cal-Irvine. First-year walk-on center Angie Mustonen (2- for-4) was the only Wolverine who didn't have a shooting percentage…

… below .500 in the contest. Free throw shooting has also been a problem for the Wolverines, who sport a team percentage of .615 on the year. w, W'Total Points: REBECCA MARGOLIS/Daily Freshman Silver…

…, the 10th- ranked Michigan wrestling team has traveled to St. Louis, Madison and Las Vegas. But the Wolverines aren't just proving they can handle jetlag. They are also confirming to the wrestling world…

… said. "It's the highest we've ever finished (at the Las Vegas Clas- sic) and the most champions and fi- nalists we've ever had out there." As usual, the Wolverines were led by returning All…

… falling to No. 1 Lincoln Mcllravy of Iowa in the finals. While the Wolverines' top wres- tlers performed as expected, the sup- porting cast struggled. s tourney "I was happy with our fourth-place finish…

May 08, 1984 (vol. 94, iss. 3) • Page Image 20

Wolverines and the Michigan State Spartans combined for 37 runs in their doubleheader split. On Saturday in Ann Arbor the same two teams scored a meager total of 12 runs in two games. The difference? A…

… sixth inning. The Wolverines entered the sixth in- ning with a 5-3 lead, and notions of a sweep. Michigan scored four runs in the third inning to wipe out a 3-0 State lead. A walk to second baseman C…

Wolverine tennis teams of the past. Last weekend at Northwestern, Michigan failed for the first time in 17 years to capture the conference's team championship. The Wolverines placed fifth with 25.5 points…

…, the Wolverines were confident that they had the depth and talent to win the tournament. "To tell you the truth, we had one of the best teams in the conference," said number-four singles player Rodd…

… buried all Wolverine hopes of capturing yet another title. Jim Sharton, Todd Cohen and Hugh -Kwok at first, fifth and sixth singles respectively all lost in close, three set matches. Once eliminated from…

… at the number-six spot. But Michigan's fate was really sealed at the end of the first day when the Wolverines dropped all three first round doubles matches. Last year Michigan triumphed at first and…

March 08, 1964 (vol. 74, iss. 127) • Page Image 8

… ONE DOWN-The big reason for Michigan's emergence as a basketball power last year was big Bill Buntin, who led the Big Ten in rebounds and set the all-time Wolverine scoring rec- ord broken by Russell…

… this year. Here Buntin brings down a defensive rebound as frustrated Illini Tal Brody (12), Bogie Redmon (33), and Don Freeman stand idly by. Daily-Bruce Taylor' HIGH-SCORING SOPH-Wolverine sophomore…

… of them. No Big Ten school has ever won more than three winter crowns in the same year, but the Wolverines this year are likely to match that number easily, and could conceivably garner five first…

… the year will be played, and the basketball campaign will conclude with games Saturday and Monday. In the past four seasons, the Wolverines have done quite well for themselves in wintertime competition…

September 08, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 119) • Page Image 65

…'s basketball team's storybook season was supposed to have a storybook ending. The Wolverines, who in two years went from the joke of the Big 'en to the class of the Big Ien, were supposed to beat seventh…

… Bruins, and reality came crashing down the tenth-seeded Wolverines on March 13. Instead of a glorious end to a great career, Johns' exit was quieter than Crisler Arena on an average game day. The senior…

March 08, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 90) • Page Image 14

… COLUMBUS - Michigan began its 1984-85 season with a new head coach. Then-athletic director Don Canham hired former Wolverine hockey great Red Berenson to lead Michigan back to the national prominence it knew…

… the one he coaches today. Berenson's first season began well enough with Michigan, as his Wolverines won four of their first five games, including the season opener against Miami. "When we won, we acted…

…. The Wolverines finished in the CCHA cellar with an overall record of 13- 26-1. The lowest point of the season came when Ferris State took two high-scoring games from Michigan. "We were up, 7-2, going…

… into the third period and ended up losing, 9-7," Berenson said. "It was horrendous. That was the longest night." Numerous long nights followed as the Wolverines lost 26 and 20 games, respectively, during…

… tough. We needed to convince the players that they were good enough to compete." Berenson's fourth season (1987-88) proved to be the turning point for the Wolverines, catapulting them to the next level of…

… competition. Michigan won 22 games and finished fourth in the CCHA. The finish marked the first time since the 1980-81 season that Michigan had passed the 20-victory plateau. Three seasons later, the Wolverines

…-1 thrashing of Ohio State Saturday, the players' thoughts turned to, of all places, Sault Ste. Marie. Why would the Wolverines be contemplating the happenings in the Upper Peninsula? Miami was playing Lake…

… night. Unfortunately for the Wolverines, the Lakers failed to hold a 6-5 third-period lead, as Brian Savage scored with less than three minutes remaining in the final period to knot the game at six. That…

… season when Lake Superior dropped two games in the next-to-last week- end of the season, giving the Wolverines the outright regular sea- son title. Players offered different reac- tions upon learning the…

…) is coming up and that's where the games really count. It would be nice to have hung another banner at home." Before Michigan could even think of the Miami-Lake Superior contest, the Wolverines needed…

March 08, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 93) • Page Image 13

… being given a bid. But Michigan coach Sue Guevara warned, "Nobody can predict what the committee is going to do." No matter if the Wolverines are going to the NCAA tournament or the WNIT, they need to…

Wolverines have more than just a couple of days to put the loss behind them. The team's first practice after the Big Tens was today, and the tourna- ment's earliest games are next Thursday. Guevara welcomes…

September 08, 1994 (vol. 104, iss. 119) • Page Image 19

…Page 19 THE MICHIGAN DAILY, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1994 Pa~e19 THE MICHIGAN DAILY, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1994 Early struggles continue for hitters Inexperience follows Wolverines home in loss to…

… Eastern Michigan A By DARREN EVERSON and TOM SEELEY Daily Sports Writers Growing pains continue to plague the youthful Michigan volleyball team, as another more seasoned club took advantage of Wolverine

Wolverines a bit, as the Eagles' domination continued well into the fourth and final game. "For them it was a good case of momentum," Michigan outside hitter Colleen Miniuk said. "They came out and they jumped…

…, who led the Wolverines with 17 kills, thought that Michigan's woes might have begun much earlier. "At the beginning, I think every- one was kind of surprised by how well Eastern came out," she said. "I…

… think wejust played really tentatively at the beginning." In the first game, serving errors haunted the Wolverines, who fell be- hind 7-1. Michigan then went on their own spurt, moving within two points…

… the all-important third contest. That might explain Michigan's seemingly easy victory in that one. Kills from Luze and Miniuk helped the Wolverines roll to a quick 10-2 lead. The Eagles, who made a…

… one- or two-point leads. The Wolverines seemed as if they might pull away when an ace from setter Erin McGovern made it 12-9 in favor of Michigan. Only after a couple Eastern hitting errors put the…

Wolverines one point away from vic- tory did the Eagles seize command of the game and the match. Though disappointed with the out- come, Giovanazzi sees no reason to give up on this team. "I don't have any…

February 08, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 65) • Page Image 8

…. Sheffer was the only Wolverine to score in the first 8:07 of play, but her nine points during that span kept Michigan (6-4, 17-6) within striking distance. Once the rest of the Wolver- ines got going…

… almost four minutes, senior guard Jenny Ryan broke the silence by splitting the Illinois defense for a layup. From there, it appeared the Wolverines were going to run away with the game, but the Fighting…

…'s free throws were huge for us," said Thompson. "They were really key for us to win the game." The Wolverines shot 51.1 per- cent from the field, including shooting 46.4 percent in the first half, but…

… night. In addition to Sheffer's huge offensive night, the Wolverines found help from Jordan, who ended the night with 13 points, and nine rebounds. Thompsonhad "I know we had a ton of turn- 15 points…

Wolverines not whenthey had to." turned the ball over so much. This was the Wolverines' big- Michigan continued to struggle gest win of the season and without with turnovers, committing 12 in it, they would…

… Michigan wom- en's basketball team held its own "Pink Game" on Thursday. With breast-cancer survivors on hand, the Wolverines looked to recover from their season-high three- game losing streak and begin a…

…-4,17-6) did, beating the Fighting Illini, 72-69. The Wolverines wore maize jerseys with pink trimming to go along with pink shoes, and a different breast-cancer survivor introduced each starter before she took…

… their cancer. After a series of misses, it I think it really hithome with our wasn't clear if, the Wolverines team." would attempt to go to Thomp- Before each game that Michi- son to help them win, butshe…

… knowing I can shoot, For a team having lost four out that really helps." of its last five games, it was exact- While Thompson's late ly what the Wolverines needed. 3-pointers' allowed Michigan Senior…

… forward Rachel Shef- to find the lead, it was a Jordan fer, who was held to 12 points on layup late in the game that sealed 5-of-15 shooting against the Spar- it for the Wolverines. Holding tans, led the…

September 08, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 137) • Page Image 17

… Michigan women's golf team this season. The Wolverines head into the new campaign with a slightly more experienced team than last season's when they fielded a squad featuring twelve underclassmen and only…

… vacation pompeting in the U.S: Women's Amateur Championship. Watkins joins fellow mniors Amy Talbot and Jennifer aumann and senior Tera Hamo as the Wolverines' main candidates to set the pace for their…

March 08, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 107) • Page Image 14

…a 6B - The Michigan Daily - SportsMonday - March 8, 2004 Columnist risks life, brings original wolverine mascot back to A 2 J. BRADY MCCOLLOUGH The SportsMonday Column SOMEWHERE IN THE "THUMB" OF…

… MICHIGAN - As soon as the Daily reported last week that a wolverine was spotted in Michigan for the first time in 200 years, I knew what I had to do: drive 90 miles north of Detroit, find him and bring him…

…, let me warn you: Not everyone has been converted to the claw. There's actually a tiny group of students called "Wolverines Against the Claw." What the ... ? Students have changed a lot since you were…

… here. They'll protest against anything, even wolverines having claws. So I'm curious, how much did you keep up with Michigan sports dur- ing your exile? Enough to know that we aren't winning foot- ball…

… hear about the "X-Men" or "X2" movies, by chance? Man, you had to bring that up, didn 't you? That Aussie Hugh Jackman has as much busi- ness playing a wolverine as Jim Harrick Jr. has teaching…

wolverine mascot? They branded my backside with a block 'M 'At the time, it hurt like hell, but now it'll come in pretty handy. Alright, Wally. This is your stop. It's great to have you back where you belong…

…-ass rodent! Make yourself at home, Wally. J. Brady McCollough is delirious with excitement about the return of the wolverine to Michigan. If you share his feelings, or you think he's lost it, e-mail him at…

April 08, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 111) • Page Image 14

… thanks to some pressure-packed performances on the vault and a little bit of luck, the Wolverines were able to stamp their ticket to nationals in Tuscaloosa, Ala. - barely. "It's a shame three teams aren…

…- son. During a day of consistently low scores for every team at the meet, the Wolverines reversed the trend by post- ing scores no lower than 9.775 on the vault. They also benefited from the 9.925 posted…

January 08, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 56) • Page Image 14

…th-place finish at the Cliff 'Keen Invitational on Dec. 2 might asvwell have happened in a different iMson. Right now, the Wolverines we a team on a mission. -By defeating No. 7 Lehigh and 20…

… Pennsylvania this past week- nd, the Wolverines' dual meet Jdord is now 4-0. "-Our guys were ready to wrestle," uch Joe McFarland said. "We are tting after (the opponents) more tin early in the year. Andy Hrovat…

…-titles in the meet. Michigan sophomore Phil Stead finished third behind Eastern Michigan's second-place runner Travis Gunn. Athenian Athletic Track Club member Trinity Townsend, a former Wolverine, won the…

… race. Additionally, Michigan harriers Mike Wisniewski, Ryan Hesselink and Mark Pilja took 2-3-4 in the 3000-meter run, bested only by assistant Wolverine coach and Olympian Kevin Sullivan. In the only…

…-0 184 Andy Hrovat (16) 15-1 T97 Joe DeGain (17) 10-6 Hwt Matt Brink (8) 14-2 Star of the Weekend Clark Forward 141 Pounds Forward won twice for the Wolverines, including a 2-1 double-overtime victory…

September 08, 1994 (vol. 104, iss. 119) • Page Image 66

… the farm when fellow Wolverine Chris Webber left for the NBA. They gained one thing: a 6- foot-10, 255-lb. vacancy under the hoop. Sophomore Dugan Fife, who has yet to sink a college basket, claims the…

… later. The Wol- verine faithful heave a collective sigh and put away the baking soda. February The Wolverines go from trouble with their immune systems to trouble with the law. King, Ray Jackson and walk…

… Howard and Jalen Rose announced their decisions to forgo their senior year and become eligible for the NBA draft June 29 in Indianapolis. Howard and Rose were the focal points of the Wolverines' offense…

… Michigan sixth on the Wolverines all-time scoring list with 1,788 points. Howard was one of five players in Michigan history to score 1,500 points and grab 700 rebounds. I I LEO R~ l tB rl 0] Juwan Howard…

Wolverines were a confident and talent-laden bunch, as they had been since the arrival of the Fab Five in Ann Arbor in the fall of 1991. Michigan expected to be successful and the media thought so as well…

…, predicting the Wolverines to win the 1994 Big Ten title. Yet certain things were different. The most notable change was the de- parture of Chris Webber for the NBA. Although Michigan coach Steve Fisher missed…

… his 6-foot-10 power forward, he also had to deal with the loss of much of his bench as Eric Riley, James Voskuil, Rob Pelinka and Michael Talley all concluded their careers with the Wolverines' loss to…

…-0 run in the second stanza brought the Wolverines to within five, 47-42, and they eventually cut the deficit to just two, 63-61, when Juwan Howard hit an 8-foot baseline jumper with 5:31 remaining…

… enough for the Wolverines as they could not get any closer after Howard's basket. Jalen Rose missed a layup opportu- nity with a little over 4:30 remaining and also clanged a trey attempt that would have…

… tied the game inside the final 30 seconds. Rose's misses represented the Wolverines' performance from the field in this Elite Eight matchup. Michigan knocked down a mere 41 percent of its shots…

January 08, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 49) • Page Image 15

…, Maurice Taylor was answering questions about whether this bunch of Wolverines had finally eclipsed the legacy of the Fab Five. Michigan had just beaten Arizona in overtime wth Taylor stricken with such a…

… bad case of the , he needed an I.V the day before. Starting point guard Travis Conlan was hobbled by a swollen ankle. And yet the Wolverines, about to be the No. 4 team in the nation, put away then…

Wolverine for- Bounds got how to box out. They made bad passes. They played with defensive lapses inexcusable in high school games. They folded like a canvas tent on a rainy night. If any team can be accused…

Wolverines should have been pissed off, Michigan opened the door for Ohio State to pull off a stunning Big Ten upset - absolutely inex- cusable. You can't lose any more than two conference home games and…

… expect to win the Big Ten. "There's a lot of anger in this lockerroom right now," said Michigan forward Maceo Baston, one of a minority of Wolverines whose efforts haven't been on hiatus. "I don't know…

… points in three games from their best player, its no won- der the Wolverines have no spark. Fisher says teams are keying on Taylor offen- sively, which would explain his disappearing scoring output. That…

… mistakes and lost some games it shouldn't have, Michigan's season is far from a disaster. The season starts now. The Wolverines host No. 25 Illinois on Thursday and travel to now- Big Ten favorite Minnesota…

… the Wolverines now and the ones who beat Arizona on Dec. 21, Fisher said he had no answer. He had better figure it out pretty soon. He's already had five games to do so. Two more'will be too little too…

May 08, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 1) • Page Image 12

… break- even mark ever since. On that same date, the Wolverines were 12-4 in the Big Ten, good enough for first place. Now, Michigan finds its overall record at 20-28, and is just 13-11 in league play. The…

Wolverines have dropped into sixth place after being swept by the defending champion Ohio State Buckeyes. Over a rainy three-day weekend in Columbus, the host squad defeated Michigan 6-2, 15-2, and 3-2 twice…

October 08, 1998 (vol. 109, iss. 8) • Page Image 14

… Goodoeln For the Daily The sixth-ranked Michigan men's cross country team will head east this weekend to run in the Murray Keatinge Invitational in Orono, Maine. The Wolverines are out to keep the title for…

… themselves after winning the tournament last season. This time around, the Wolverines will have a tougher time, because of the strong 26-team field headed by nationally ranked Alabama and Arizona. Last year…

September 08, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 119) • Page Image 64

… cloud and the Wolverines' dreams of contending for a national champi- onship dissolved as the wrestlers focused on the death of a teammate. "It definitely aflected our past sea- son," Michigan coach Dale…

Wolverines still managed to finish 12th at NCAAs and finished with three senior All-Americans - Jeff Catrabone, Airron Richardson and Bill Lacure. So, the 1998-99 wrestling season will be a rebuilding year for…

December 08, 1981 (vol. 92, iss. 73) • Page Image 11

… scoring 17 points. Those are about the only positive aspects of the Michigan basketball team's first win of the season, a 80-58 victory over Northern Michigan last night at Crisler Arena. THE WOLVERINES had…

…- ding. We just are not a solid rebounding club. We also had a lot of defensive lap- ses." THREE SLAM dunks by Northern's Matthew Johnson were the results of a few of the Wolverines' defensive lapses…

… gap to 19-14 as Johnson converted four foul shots and two jumpers. HOWEVER, AFTER a Wolverine time-out, Michigan guard Dan Pelekoudas broke the dry spell with a driving lay-up. Michigan then proceeded…

… weekend, falling prey to the ghost Bearcats of Cincinnati, 93-65, in the opening round of the University of Cin- *cinnati-Coca Cola Classic. 'The Wolverine attack in the loss was -paced by the Harte sisters…

…, K. D. and Peg, with 16 and 14 points respectively. THE FOLLOWING' night the Wolverines redeemed themselves, as they defeated Indiana State, 82-81. Michigan started off slowly and quickly found…

… themselves trailing the Sycamores, 54-35. But with the help of a persistent full-court press, the Wolverines staged a strong comeback to eventually win the game. In the Cincinnati loss, "their big people ate…

May 08, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 39) • Page Image 18

… received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. The Wolverines will travel to Fort Worth, TX. for their regional, which will be held May 13-14. "I think everyone is very excited to get to play…

… some new teams' Michigan assistant coach Dan Goldberg said. The Wolverines will begin by facing Georgia State on May 13. The Eagles received an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament by winning the Trans…

…. Traylor was listed at 6-foot- 8 and 300 pounds. Former Wolverine QB dead at 90 Former Michigan all-American quar- terback Harrv Newtimtan died Tuesday at the age of 90. Newman, who was a teammate of…

… MichigaI with a win in the I I0-imteter hurdles. Charles DeWildt and Nick Rogers joined Applewhite on the podium with wins in the pole vault and the shotput, respectively. The Wolverines relay victory came…

February 08, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 75) • Page Image 14

…6B - The Michigan Daily - SportsMonday -February 8, 1999 Wolverines can compete with best By Uma Subramanian Daily Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE - In women's college basketball there are two flights…

Wolverines stayed in the game until the final minutes. Chun-Ma Taekwondo " Kickboxing Acadamy (734) 994-0400 Receive instruction in: Taekwondo Kickboxing Hapkido Judo Our Cardio-Fit Kickboxing pro- gram takes…

April 08, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 109) • Page Image 11

…Michigan State at the Varsity Tennis Center. The Wolverines are 3-0 in Big Ten ay this season, while the Spartans are coming off a close 4-3 victory over Minnesota last weekend. PAUL TALANIAN/Daily By Stephanie…

… Offen Dmly Sports Writer The impressive 4-0 Big Ten start for the Michigan men's tennis team can be attributed to three things: good senior leadership, good chemistry and good depth. The Wolverines are…

April 08, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 108) • Page Image 13

… defense is what will make or break them. Meet the Michigan baseball team, the leaders of the Big Ten. The Wolverines are now 9-3 in the *nference, two games in front of Ohio State and Indiana, after taking…

… games. New Michigan coach Geoff Zahn haspreached an aggressive style, both the plate and on the basepaths. And it has worked. 'The Wolverines make music at the plate, chiming base-hits left and right from…

… the catcher. In the first S victory in the opening game of the twinbill. With Wolverine pinch-hitter Bobby Scales on third base, Kirk Beermann popped to short-center field; the short- stop retreated…

…. And that's what the Wolverine are as a team. Michigan took advantage any time it had a chance to run. This could make it much easier for the Wolver- ines to get runs on the board. And this aggressive…

September 08, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 124) • Page Image 9

…, it wasted CMU 0 no time MICHIGAN 6 breaking in its new home stadium. The 17th-ranked Wolverines were flat-out dominant in their return to Ann Arbor this weekend, posting back-to- back shutouts on their…

… way to completing a home sweep. Michigan followed its victory over William & Mary in the home opener with Sunday's 6-0 drubbing of Central Michigan. The Wolverines' offense was firing on all cylinders…

… freshman on M men's golf team. Satu made his career deb Wolverine. And after register birdies over a six-hole his first round of colleg it was safe to say Muelle comfortable at his new "Through his first 12…

… individual field, but he also urse for propelled the Wolverines to a nda pick team victory. t it, you "It really hasn't sunk in yet, trouble," it's still kind of a shock to me," ted clear Mueller said. "It…

… defense. I'm fortuitous bounce capped the pleased with their performance." Wolverines' offensive flurry. The Wolverines' offense "We came out hard, just exploded again early in the with the mentality of…

… get corners and finish. We know we can do that now." Youth, inexperience doom Wolverines By RAJAT KHARE Daily Sports Editor Down 17-21 in the third set, it was the Michigan volleyball team's last…

… chance for a late push to keep its chance intact to sweep in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. And it obliged. After a long exchange between the 20th-ranked Tar Heels and Wolverines, the rally ended with an…

…." The Wolverines (3-2) rode the momentum, tallying four straight points, tying up the game at 21 and forcing a North Carolina timeout. After the break, the Tar Heels (4-1) scored two points before…

… Michigan answered back with three of its own, taking a 25-24 lead and earning the opportunity to push the match to a fourth set. The comeback was not to be though. A net violation against the Wolverines tied…

March 08, 2010 (vol. 120, iss. 104) • Page Image 11

… in ti "And th to make the year With gan-Hari tightma IS-6 ove 14-4) a leading tition fo two sch lence ha was fitti ith Robertson Wolverines had toget through No. 11 Hartwick to win thisweekend's 'M…

…' still rolled invitational. After a tiring west-coast trip ugh "Elite Eight" the previous weekend dropped Michigan three places in the polls, By JAMES BLUM the Wolverines were desperate for For the Daily a…

… at the Wolverine end. BURNIN' HOLES IN THE NET: "Keeping it simple" - it's a small phrase that junior Louie Caporus- so has reiterated over the past few weeks to describe his recent offen- sive…

… AUERBACH rrom Page I B that we know for sure at this point is that the Wolverines will play in the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday afternoon against Iowa. "You've got to put it all togeth- er and just take it…

… that the Wolverines can earn four straight victories, win the tour- nament and receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. And I suppose it's fair to say, never count a Beilein-coached team out of…

… "lower-body injury," and that he did no know when Sum- mers would return. If Summers can't go against No. 2 seed Michigan State next weekend, the seventh-seeded Wolverines could be without their captain…

December 08, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 66) • Page Image 12

…2B - December 8, 2008 ortsM The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wolverines win college portion of U.S. Nationals Beilein's experience is key By RYAN A. PODGES Daily Sports Writer It's been…

… weekend, it was clearly worth the wait. The Wolverines easily won the collegiate divi- sion of the meet, beating 13 other teams in the field, including No. 6 Florida, No. 8 Auburn and No. 20 Florida State…

… Thursday by domi- nating the first individual event, the 500-yard freestyle. Six of the top eight swimmers in the prelims were either collegiate Michigan swim- mers or members of Club Wolverine. Senior co…

… defend- ing national champion Arizona, which Michigan will likely face at the NCAA Championship meet, were spread around at other large competitions around the country. . The Wolverines will have another…

… games last year, Beilein's Wolverines have already beaten two top-five teams this sea- son and have a legitimate shot at making the program's first NCAA Tournament since 1998. Big wins like the one…

… teammates were the ones put- ting up the points, but it was clear Beilein was pushing all the right buttons. Beilein's quick turnaround of the Wolverines shouldn't come as a surprise. This is his 31st year as…

… make the NCAA Tournament this year. Then again, it might not. Regardless of when this season ends, with Beilein's steady hand, the Wolverines will keep improv- ing. -Sandals can be reached at nsandals…

… defensive pilfering helped the Wolverines dominate North Carolina State, 63-52, at Crisler arena on Friday. But No. 14 Duke stole the show in the second half Sunday, beating Michigan, 60-45, at Cameron Indoor…

… Stadium. The Wolverines have been plagued this season with slow starts, but that wasn't the case this weekend. They started quickly at Duke, and against North Carolina State they jumped out to a quick 18…

January 08, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 69) • Page Image 8

… reality, as the Wolverines (7-6) picked up their sev- enth-straight victory to. move above the :500 mark. A resurgence of CRISLER ARENA confidence seems to have Who: Michigan (0-0 Big transformed the Wolver…

…- Ten, 7-6 overall) vs. Wis- ines into a completely new consin (10-2) group of players, full of When: 8 p.m. energy and passion. Latest: The Wolverines put But is this emotion the conference's longest…

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