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February 25, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 89) • Page Image 10

…, looking to shut him down - but they've had little suc- cess. Comrie leads the Wolverines with 47 points on the season -' 17 goals and 30 assists. . In Michigan's 2-0 victory over the Spar- tans at Munn Ice…

… Arena, Comrie fed the puck to linemate Mike Comrie Hilbert on the Wolverines' second goal to put the Spartans away for good. THE DYNAMIC DUO Last season Joe Black- burn rewrote Michigan State's hockey…

February 02, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 67) • Page Image 10

…- cessful attempt to stave off an upset bid by the host Nittany Lions. The Wolverines extended their win streak to five games, prevailing 71-65. Michigan's win boosts its conference record to 6-2 (16…

… a powerful message A STATE COLLEGE - he experts called for it. ESPN analyst Tom Brennan predicted it. Twice. The Nittany Lions played like they wanted it. And after a banner week for the Wolverines

February 04, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 87) • Page Image 9

… her to become a role player on a team she once owned. By the end of last season, Bies had established herself as one of the BigTen's premier forwards. Then a junior, Bies led the Wolverines in both…

… points in 16 of the Wolverines' 30 games. A staple in the Michigan lineup, Bies started 29 games, aver- aging 31.5 minutes a game. For her impressive 2001-2002 campaign, Bies capped off a brilliant year by…

…'s Vietnamiza- tion policy, the NLF and "Alli- Crumpton drafted by Atlanta Beat By Bob Hunt Daily Sports Writer The event may not have been on ESPN, but on Sunday, a Wolverine's dream of going pro became a…

February 04, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 74) • Page Image 11

… for second place when they come to town for a three-way meet this weekend. In this threesome, the Wolverines should be the eaders and best. While it's important to finish the dual meet portion of their…

… have one strong link in their feeble chain. John Munley, who qualified for the 200 freestyle Olympic trials, will challenge Wolverines Jason Mallory arid Mike McWha. Ohio State (2-1, 7-1) will present a…

… personal bests" One Wolverine is particularly excited for the meet. Every time senior Jay *antin runs in the shade of the Golden Dome, big things happen for the distance runner. His freshman season, Cantin…

… run and expected to qualify in the 5000, Warhurst said that running Cantin in the mile "will be like having an ace in the hole." Cantin is not the only Wolverine who has fond memories of this meet. Last…

… year, four Wolverines Yvon individual titles, including sophomore Bob Arnold, hose high jump victory was especially eroic since he was suffering from mononucleosis at the time. Arnold may not have the…

… thinks that junior pole vaulter Charles DeWildt is capable of picking up the slack. If DeWildt can improve his recent vault of 17-foot-1, it could translate into a lot of points for the Wolverines. Senior…

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…

February 14, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 80) • Page Image 18

… another day. After a week of excitement and hig expectations heading into Friday meet with No. 2 Georgia, the scrip seemed set for a decisive Michiga victory. Unfortunately for th Wolverines, things do not…

… always go a planned. Michigan fell to the Gym Dog 196.725-195.7, suffering its first los since its third-place finish in the sea son-opening Super Six Challenge. Th defeat postponed the Wolverines hopes of…

February 19, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 101) • Page Image 9

…-four hours later, the final relay of the night - and of the three-day meet - featured two of the same Wolverine swimmers as the day before. But in the event that decided the Big Ten champion- ships, Michigan…

… fell short. The Wolverines finished sec- ond at the Big Ten Championships at Ohio State's McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion with 608.5 points, just four points behind Minnesota. The Golden Gophers took first in…

… to Columbus in January, were packed with spirited supporters from the ten teams. The Wolverines' fan sec- tion wielded the "Go Blue" cowbell while the Buckeyes sang to the tunes of their pep band on…

… on what he had to do to seal a Wolverine Big Ten victory. "I knew we had to get fourth to win it, Minnesota had to get second and I had to beat the guy next to me," Vanderkaay said. "I did that, but…

… was dug for the Michi- gan men's basketball team. The Wolverines' NCAA Tourna- ment chances looked buried after failing to get a much-needed win at Michigan State on Tuesday. But the Maize and Blue kept…

… victory wasn't easy. The Wolverines nearly fumbled their golden opportunity late in the game. Michigan entered the final min- ute with what appeared to be a secure 56-51 lead. Then, senior Les- ter Abram…

… committed a silly foul before Indiana even inbounded the ball, which allowed Hoosier for- ward Mike White to sink both free throws. On the Wolverines' ensuing pos- session, sophomore Jerret Smith threw an…

… Spartans. The Wolverines trotted out a new start- ing lineup on Saturday, with Smith and freshman Ekpe Udoh inserted in place of junior Ron Coleman and senior Courtney Sims. Michigan surged to an early 11…

…-2 lead thanks to the change. But after the Wolverines' initial jolt, the Hoosiers (7-5,17-8) charged back, embarking on their own 9-2 run. It cut the Wolverines' lead to just two heading into the second…

… half, but Indiana's accuracy was even worse. - The Hoosiers made just seven field goals the entire stanza, allow- ing the Wolverines to open up a 25- 18 lead at halftime. Indiana, known for its 3-point…

February 16, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 100) • Page Image 8

… provided the dagger that not only quieted the gym but also finished off the upset- hungry Wolverines, 59-54. Purdue guard Katie Gearlds drilled a 3-pointer to put her team ahead by five with 58 seconds…

… remaining and ended any realistic chance of Michi- gan winning its first game against a ranked opponent since 2004. Though Gearlds finished with a game-high 21 points, the Wolverines did a much better job of…

February 14, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 80) • Page Image 11

… Michigan netminder had allowed in two days. Reynaert was furious and probably rightly so - after all, the Wolverines obliterated his Broncos 7-2 on Friday and 9-3 on Saturday. By doing so, in many ways…

… come at any better time for the Wolverines. With only five games left in the regular season, the race for the CCHA crown will come down to the wire. Currently, with a 17-5-1 CCHA record, Michigan is in…

February 11, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 79) • Page Image 10

…I Soccer recruits The women's soccer team signed four recruits for the 2000 season. Take a look at the newest Wolverines. 3AW) Lg michigandaily.com /sports FRIDAY FEBRUARY 11, 2000 10" ,4…

Wolverines were in first place in the standings with Michigan State close on Tof their heels. With three YOSTl weeks left, the teams' fates Who: No. were to be decided in a two- 1) rs. Weste game series that…

February 16, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 95) • Page Image 9

… of four road trips the Wolverines (6-7 Big Ten, 16-10 overall) will make in their final six games. Entering the game, Michigan had just one road win, a 72-66 victory over Indiana on Jan. 7. Michigan…

… early in the season, the two early fouls would have been frustrating. But yesterday, he stayed positive. He came out looking possessed in the second half, scoring the Wolverines' first nine points of the…

February 11, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 94) • Page Image 12

… a 4B - Monday, February 11, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wolverines finally show signs of improvement "I know one thing. After going through this, there'll never bea win that I…

… Michigan is good enough to allow Beilein to find disappointment in wins. But that's in the distant future. For now, he's lead- ing the Wolverines in DANIEL what will likely end up FELDMAN as their worst…

February 16, 2006 (vol. 115, iss. 77) • Page Image 8

… showed up to Crisler Arena last night. And for the first time in two weeks, it brought =ys^ a" ° its defense with it.- 11GN 0 The Wolverines used stifling defense out of the gate to jump out to an 18…

… defense. Going out there and playing hard. "We needed to have it. We needed to iron some things out and get things off our chest." Did they ever. The Wolverines (7-5 Big Ten, 17-6 overall) entered the game…

… on a three- game losing streak. During that streak, they had allowed over 90 points per 'TO"MM'O' G ' The Wolverine defense shut down Minnesota, holding the Gophers to just 35.7 percent from the field…

… past three games, Wolverine fans became all to familiar with their team falling back into a zone, allowing its opponents to drain open 3-pointers. It seemed like Michigan coach Tommy Amaker wasn…

…'t willing to trust his team to play man defense without Lester Abram, Dion Har- ris and Jerret Smith. But last night, Amaker stuck with a gritty man-to-man defense, and the Wolverines sur- rendered just six…

… W offensive possessions with well below 10 seconds The Si on the shot clock. Both time, the Wolverines didn't let the Gophers settle into a comfort zone. Michigan played arguably its best defensive…

… half of the year. But, this resurgence leads me to one question. Where has this kind of intensity and effort been the last three games? Don't get me wrong. The Wolverines desperately needed to right a…

… State and Purdue defi- nitely proved that. Maybe the Wolverines had their heads in the sky after joining the top 25 for the first time since 1998. Talk circled that Michigan finally had meshed its talent…

… with its play on the court. Two weeks ago, the Wolverines seemed not just a lock to make the NCAA Tournament but also a frontrunner for the Big Ten crown. Then they ran into Iowa, Ohio State and lowly…

… returned to the Wolverines last night. They played loose but intense. They didn't force shots but actually ran a semblance of an offense. Junior Brent Pet- way electrified the crowd when he skied to block…

February 04, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 87) • Page Image 8

Wolverines, fans should not panic After the first 20 minutes of Sunday's game at .: Wisconsin, Michigan found itself trailing the lowlyn Badgers (who held a 5-14 record going in) 34-30. A few ticks into the…

… 10 minutes left in the contest, the deficit remained in double digits, and Michigan found itself inan extremely strenuous position. A loss would drop the Wolverines' Big Ten mark. to 2-6, making the…

… overall savvy play of a presea- son first-team all-conference selection. Luckily for the Maize and Blue, one Wolverine bared all these traits by herself. Unfortunately, this well-qualified,, renaissance…

… woman of basketball spent the game's FILE PHOTO final 10 minutes riding the pine. Foul trouble? No. Michigan forward LeeAnn Bies has not started for the Wolverines in weeks after being named to the…

…- sance High School junior Joe Craw- ford to play for the Wolverines last Thursday night. Crawford, a 6-foot-4 swingman, joins Romulus' Ronald Coleman as the two current members of Michigan's class for…

… continued his rapid rise as a teammate of Coleman on the AAU team The Family - the team for which current Wolverines Lester Abram and Graham Brown played together - when he led them to the AAU State…

…. Coleman and Crawford's commit- ments for 2004-05 mean that this year's recent run of success for the Wolverines could be just a brief glimpse of some incredible things to come. See CRAWFORD, Page 10…

… hatever you do, don't panic. This applies much less to the members of the Michigan basketball team, rather it is intended for its fans; simply because the Wolverines have dropped two games in a row does not…

… better). Jalen Rose and com- pany had their struggles and rarely does any team make it through the season without them. These Wolverines should be treated the same way as the greats that came before them…

February 11, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 94) • Page Image 9

…-ranked Wolverines held on for a tie and a critical con- ference point that, coupled with Bowling Green's loss to Alaska, clinched a first-round bye in the CCHA playoffs. "It was an exciting game for the crowd…

…," Michigan coach Red Berenson said. "I'm sure the goal- ies aren't crazy about it when they give up that many goals." The hectic conclusion started with a quirk and ended with a flurry. Wolverine goalie Billy…

… flustered, he tried to stick up Arena since for his team after a 4-2 loss and Thursday, -- - 5-5 tie made them victims of the braving the Wolverines' best series of the 33-degree season. temperature "I mean…

…-game tie showed glaring differences winless streak. between the teams - and rea- But Miami (Ohio) coach Enri- sons why the Wolverines are co Blasi found himself surround- atopthe CCHA. Miami is the polished…

… period Saturday) to shockingly bad (in their 2-shot, 8-penalty third period Friday). But the Wolverines played better than Miami Saturday - and should have won. Defense- man Mark Mitera was tripped See…

… RATKOWIAK, Page 3B SOFTBALL Young pitching no problem for Wolverines Nemitz, Taylor turn in top-notch performances in opening weekend By NICOLE AUERBACH DailySports Writer While snow blanketed Ann Arbor…

… this weekend, the Michigan softball team was throwing its first pitches and taking its first swings of the season in sunny Boca Raton, Fla. The 12th-ranked Wolverines didn't allow an earned run and went…

…. Against Penn State Saturday, the Wolverines appeared to MICHIGAN 68 be follow- PENN STATt 63 ing the same script. They allowed the Nittany Lions to take an early second-half lead, despite playing well for…

…. During that stretch, the Wolverines committed five turnovers and failed to score for more than five minutes. Penn State's lead surged to six, and Michigan appeared to lay down in defeat once again. Instead…

…, the Wolverines showed.the growth and maturity Michigan coach John Beilein and his staff have been searching for all season. "You get hit in the head so many times, eventually you have to pro- tect…

February 23, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 105) • Page Image 8

… Michigan women's bas- ketball team committed 25 MICHIGAN 53 turnovers in MINNESOTA 661 a 66-53 loss at Minnesota last night. The Wolverines entered the game last in the Big Ten with 19.2 turn- overs per game…

… last four as part of a 15-6 run to close the half, taking a 38-27 halftime lead that negated a rare strong start by the Wolverines. Michigan stormed out to ab7-2 to lead before Minnesota scored the next…

…, Michigan went on a 6-0 run to get within eight. Minnesota once again answered the Wolverine spurt with a 6-0 run of its own, and Michigan never got back in the game. Michigan won its first three road games…

… this season, but it has now lost its last eight away from Crisler Arena. The Wolverines haven't wort a Big Ten road game in more than three years. And, unfortunately for the Maize and Blue, less road…

… thing every Wolverine understands is the importance of this weekend's series at Ohio State. No. 10 (in the USCHO.com/ CSTV poll) Michigan goes into tonight's game at Value City Arena just one point ahead…

… of Miami (Ohio) for second place in the CCHA. With first-place Notre Dame out of reach, the Wolverines have just one goal in mind. "We need these wins to get sec- ond place," junior Kevin Porter said…

…, 22-11- 1 overall) has already clinched a first-round bye in the CCHA play- offs, so this weekend's games will be its last until March 9. But the Wolverines know Ohio State won't bend over to become the…

Wolverines' nation-best 4.18 goal average. But Michigan has scored just 13 goals in its past five games, well below its season average. Nomatterwhatthe averagesthe polls or the experts say, Michigan coach Red…

…." Whether Michigan is a bubble team like KRACH says or a sure- fire two seed as PWR asserts, there's no question the Wolverines would benefit from winning both games this weekend. i ... W Y°"' t,.w. i…

February 19, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 85) • Page Image 9

… and out TOM [ELDKAMP/Daily lichigan won its 13th Big Ten title in the last 15 years. The Wolverines would soon take their celebration to the pool. Roller-coaster *year ends with Big Ten title…

… appropriate way to wrap up a season that for so long had threatened to go into the tank. In their previous weekend of competition, the Wolverines suffered consecutive defeats at Notre Dame and Northwestern…

February 07, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 75) • Page Image 15

… Penn State and Minnesota at Fff Keen Arena Friday night, the Wolverines hopped on a bus to Columbus to face No. 3 Ohio State in newly renovated St. John Arena. Before the meet, many Michigan gymnasts…

…," Vetere said., His virtuoso performances on the parallel bars, rings and pommel horse were not enough to help Michigan defeat the red-hot Buckeyes, as they edged the Wolverines by .05, 229.95 to 229…

February 11, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 92) • Page Image 8

…, but he was the only Michigan player to score in double digits. The Wolverines had their chance in the waning moments, but as Sims said after the game, they were out- hustled on many occasions. With…

… Michigan State's tough 2-3 zone defense. The Wolverines' 42 points were a season low. Michigan (5-7 Big Ten, 15-10 overall) mustered just 15 points in the first half. The only consolation for the Wolverines

February 11, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 80) • Page Image 8

…, Michigan entered Value City Arena having dropped 13 of its previous 14. On paper, it shouldn't have been a contest. And after about ten minutes, it wasn't. The Wolverines shot just 32 percent from the field…

… when the Buckeyes exploded past the overmatched Wolverines. Ohio State scored 10 unanswered points in the next two minutes and put the game out of reach. During a 20-5 run to end the first half, the…

… center wasn't the only Buckeye scoring in the post - Ohio State outscored Michigan 42-12 in the paint. The Buckeyes' outstanding bench play ensured that a Wolverine comeback would Losing is one thing…

… there. And that makes us hard to play, I think." Despite the lopsided outcome, the Wolverines did manage to execute parts of their game plan. In the initial meeting between the two teams on Jan.. 11 at…

… Crisler Arena, Ohio State senior Caity Matter blew up for 28 points. But last night, the Wolverines held her to just five points on 1-for-6 shooting. "We wanted to make sure to eliminate easy scoring looks…

… margin of victory or the Wolverines' offensive struggles that upset me. It was their lack of heart. I expected the No. 2-ranked Buckeyes to control the game from the start. By any reasonable measure, Ohio…

… score indicates, nothing like that happened last night. While it might have been improbable for Michigan to beat Ohio State, it was absolutely possible for the Wolverines to be competitive. After all…

… against a team that's battling to be the best in the nation. But it's how dejected Michigan was that hurt it the most. Running to the locker room at half- time, every single Wolverine had her head down and…

… insurmountable lead. For the Wolverines right now, it's not a matter of can't. It's a matter of not believing they can. In its past three games, against three ranked opponents, Michigan has done what it always…

February 10, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 91) • Page Image 15

… gift this weekend, and the card that came along with it had an interesting mes- sage: Sometimes it's better to be lucky than good. The gift was given by some higher power to the Wolverines (6-4) on…

… unheard of in collegiate gymnastics (espe- cially at Michigan), the Wolverines fell not once, not twice, not three times, but four times. The result was the Wolverines had to count two falls, and this led…

February 12, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 80) • Page Image 14

… Arbor over the weekend once again, Ball State was hop- ing that the Wolverines would go into hibernation. Unfortunately for the Cardinals, they were the ones that were caught napping. The Wolverines were…

… very much awake on Saturday at the Varsity Tennis Center, sending Ball State out the door with a 5-2 drubbing. As with the previous four matches for the undefeated Wolverines, they jumped out to an early…

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

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

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

February 12, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 96) • Page Image 9

…Senior Brent Petway blocks a Golden Gopher shot during Saturday's game. Petway's career-high 18 points and numerous hustle plays helped the Wolverines stage a second-half comeback and hold off the…

… over Minnesota, the jury is still out on Michigan's NCAA Tournament chances. But senior Brent Petway became exhibit A in the tiny pile of evidence supporting the Wolverines. Led by Petway's second…

February 23, 2006 (vol. 115, iss. 82) • Page Image 8

…- secutive Big Ten games. If that isn't disheartening enough, dating back to last year, the Wolverines have just one Something was missing from Michigan's line- up on Tuesday night. Tep pounds to be exact…

…. Freshman Jerret Smith returned for his first home game since the.Wolverines defeated Wis- consin on Jan. 28 after dropping 10 pounds from his battle with mono. "I feel a lot better now that my weight's back…

February 02, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 72) • Page Image 10

… that the athletic department would have no choice but to declare him and his 16.6 points per game temporarily ineligible, a decision that killed the Wolverines (3-4, 12-6). It is still unclear whether…

… of the game. It changes the roles and it's difficult to adjust." "It wasn't a 20-point game," Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said, giving credit to the Wolverines for picking up and moving on. "It's a…

February 10, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 73) • Page Image 8

… exe- cute better" No. 22 Michigan (6-4 Big Ten, 16-5 overall) seemed disoriented without Har- ris on the floor. The Buckeyes (6-3, 17-3) converted five Wolverine turnovers into easy buckets. "We turned…

… that, the Buckeyes were up 76-73 and would never look back. The Wolverines continued to be flus- tered, struggling to find many open looks. Without Harris on the court, the Buckeyes shrunk their…

… ghost of Eddie L. Martin still haunts the Michigan basketball program, Three seasons ago, there were the sanctions - the direct legacy of Martin's gift-giving shenanigans during the 1990s. The Wolverines

…. And, of course, there were M Horton's legal troubles and resulting suspension. For the entire Wolverine squad, the 2003-04 sea- SIN son was incredibly unfortunate. But there was no Spittin way history…

… would repeat itself. Right? Wrong. Just a few weeks ago, I was marveling at Michigan's outstanding depth. The Wolverines had so much backcourt talent that Ron Coleman, who proved to be a legitimate…

…. With Daniel Horton, Dion Harris and Lester Abram, the Wolverines boasted three excellent all-around players, each with the capability of dominating any given game. Now, just one member of that trio…

… wondered if the Wolverines would feel sorry for themselves. For the second consecutive game, Michigan found itself staring down a team that just wouldn't be denied from beyond the arc. In last Saturday…

… sharp shooting was just the tip of the bad-luck iceberg. Watching Harris writhing in pain and holding his right foot, I formulated my Ed Martin's ghost theory. The Wolverines looked shell-shocked after…

…-minute mark, the Wolverines were desperately struggling to keep the game within reach, and Tommy Amaker pulled out Horton for a quick breather. Michigan's lineup featured Coleman, erratic freshman Jevohn Shep…

… Harris had stayed healthy, I honestly believe that the Wolverines would have pulled out the victory. With Ohio State blazing the nets early, I half expected Michigan to fold like it had in Iowa City. But…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

February 13, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 97) • Page Image 9

…. The Wolverines lost to the Wildcats during dual season. Tankers ready to seek revenge By COURTNEY RATKOWIAK Daily Sports Writer The lights at Canham Natato- rium dimmed after practice and, as his team…

… exclaimed. "It feels fast," Michigan coach Bob Bowman corrected, laughing. After four solid months of train- ing without taper, the Wolverines are ready to fit into their new fast- skins and face their Big…

February 05, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 75) • Page Image 9

… MICHIGAN 41 11 overall) to just four- under their average. from one player, but that was all the Michigan basket- ball team could produce in its 60-41 loss to Wisconsin. Wisconsin held the Wolverines (3…

… court when we got it." Rebounding wasn't the Wolverines' biggest problem, See BADGERS, Page 5B BRANDON SEDLOFF/Daily ABOVE: Michigan's captain Otto Olson gets Iowa's Tyler Nixt into a headlock in the…

… midst of the Wolverine's 13-5 major decision. RIGHT: 165-pound Charles Martelli walks off victoriously after starting the dual meet by scoring a decision over Iowa's Matt Anderson. Martelli's win started…

… part of this program," 141-pounder Clark Forward said. The Wolverines may continue their recent rise in the polls after destroying No. 22 Wisconsin, 37-4 on Satur- day night. On Friday, the Wolverines

… used an extreme home advantage to defeat defending national champion Iowa, 18-16. Against Wisconsin, the Wolverines won nine of 10 weight classes - the only Badger victory came from defending NCAA…

… champion Donny Prtizlaff at 165 pounds. Coach Joe McFarland was worried about the Wiscon- sin match after the Wolverines' emotional win against third-ranked Iowa. With a significantly smaller crowd and a…

… team," McFarland said. The victory over the Badgers was the dessert for the Wolverines, who devoured Iowa in a match eerily similar to the teams' first match two weeks ago at the National Duals. In that…

… said after his goal on Friday night was not enough to get past Nebraska-Omaha and the Wolverines suffered their seventh loss of the season. "We need to come together and work as a class." for'M' Sthe…

… way championship game, the Wolverines relied on their freshmen, with Mark Kosick scoring two goals and Langfeld capping the game in overtime for the 3- 2 win. Current senior Scott Matzka assisted on the…

… championship-winning goal. It was the Wolverines' second national title in three years. But since then, the road has not been so flowery. Tough breaks caused tough times, from defenseman Dave Huntz- icker…

February 09, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 90) • Page Image 11

…'s offen- After splitting innings in the sive production was not. The pitching circle with sophomore Wolverines stranded eight run- Jordan Taylor throughout the ners en route to a 1-0 loss. 2008 regular…

… season, Nemitz gave "Everyone needs to improve up eight runs in 11 playoff innings somewhere in their game,"\Nem- for the Wolverines. itz said. "No one is perfect yet. But Nemitz (2-0) didn't waste We just…

February 01, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 88) • Page Image 8

… The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Friday, February 1, 2008 -- 8 0 MINNESOTA 77, MICHIGAN 65 Wolverines get rLoning for the Dast revenge on Irish v v i Revei Notre t freshma With the, sc…

…-1) rested solely on and Kentucky, the Wolverines (0- an Denise Muresan's racket. 2) started out yesterday's quest for -- revenge with a solid effort, earning ore NOTRE DAME 3 the pivotal doubles point, 2…

February 09, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 79) • Page Image 9

… conference opponent in Assembly Hall. The last time Michigan met Indiana, the Wolverines did a com- mendable job of keeping forward Kirk Haston under wraps. Haston shot 5-of-12 from the floor, and scored just…

… Wednesday night, 13 assists to 18 turnovers again spelled doom for the Wolverines. "If we had limited our turnovers, it would have been okay," Michigan junior Chris Young said. Bernard Robinson, who has said…

February 24, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 88) • Page Image 8

…, 1997. MICHIGAN 89, PURDUE 65: The Wolverines took a tight 38-33 lead into halftime, but came out on fire in the second half, hitting a string of. threes that put Purdue out of commission. JAN. 31, 1996…

… for tonight's Michigan-Purdue basketball game? Is it 88 to 86, as in the Wolverines' double overtime road victory on Jan. 8, or 6-0, as in the NCAA's score up on exiled freshman Jamal Crawford since…

February 10, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 78) • Page Image 11

… Michigan tennis team mrived at practice to a surprise. Arguably best player ever to wear a Wolverine uniform humbled the Varsity Tennis Center in street clothes. Former Olympian, Wimbledon run- ner-up and…

Wolverine Malivai Washington was there to check-in on and perhaps motivate his old team. "It was really nice to see him there, giving back to his team," senior Ron Nano said. "I think that everyone was really…

… Space needle and Jamal Crawford. The Wolverines will be competing in the Great Northwest Shootout, hosted by the Washington. The tournament will be the first dual meet outside of the friendly confines of…

… tournament will also be the first time the Wolverines will have back-to- DANNY KALICK/Daily This weekend, Matt Smith and the rest of the Michigan men's tennis team head to Seattle where they will compete in…

… deliver anoth- er solid effort in a critical competi- tion this weekend. On Friday and Saturday the Wolverines will take part in the Cannon Classic, a two-day affair in Indianapolis with a large field of 75…

… teams. With six nationally ranked teams slated to compete, the Classic should be a good indicator of the Wolverines' improvement. Michigan is expecting to perform better in this year's Classic than it did…

… last year. In 1999, the Wolverines struggled, capturing first place in only the high jump. At practice in the Indoor Track Building yesterday, Michigan coach James Henry eagerly looked forward to the…

… the right time. "Each week, we've improved," Henry said. "Last weekend was our best meet of the year. We're looking. to top that in Indianapolis." At the Mevo Invitational in South Bend, the Wolverines

…-best times. In the long jump, five Wolverines finished in the top 11, and Joniegh Slaughter, Breanna Tenclay and Cornell all recorded season-bests. Still, Henry felt his team had room for improvement. "I think…

… respect." In Seattle, the Wolverines hope to get their 900th win as a program. In 103 seasons, Michigan has earned 36 Big Ten titles and have attained a record of 899-351-14. The Wolverines return home to…

February 04, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 74) • Page Image 9

… a second game, the Wolverines will be forced to face arguably the nation's best backcourt Sunday without their star shooting guard. The weight of the Wolverines will likely be placed on Wolverines

… State Jan. 16, 1999: Michigan 84, Ohio State 74 On the back of 22 points and 10 rebounds by josh Asselin, the Wolverines stunned No. 21 Ohio State. Michigan scored 53 points in the second half and shot 11…

February 08, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 93) • Page Image 10

… recent oppo- nents, the Wolverines (3-0 Big Ten, 9-0 overall) found themselves in a tight contest down the stretch, a rarity this season. But the final gymnasts putup the . high scores they needed on beam…

…, the team's final event, to edge the Huskers (2-1 Big 12, 3-3 overall). Beam has been a trouble spot for the Wolverines this season, and there was no shortage of drama last night.- After the three solid…

… seems each week a Wolverine who suffered an injury last year makes the meet-changing routine. Michigan coach Bev Plocki said she "couldn't even script it that way." This could be the Hollywood season for…

… the Wolverines, as they take their unblemished record back to Ann Arbor. "This was our first true test of the season," Plocki said. "I'm really proud that we hung in there and didn't count any falls…

… points. And it wasn't because of 3- pointers. Michigan restricted itself to the perimeter in the first half, but looked inside after halftime. Shooting 11-of-14 from the paint, the Wolverines had their…

…, senior. Janelle Cooper told -her to. be patient. The advice helped her continue to remain aggressive, earning all 16 of her points in the second half. Benson led the Wolverines with 18 points, but it was…

… Minnfield's eight assists that shined bright- est. Her success in the backcourt allowed Michigan to establish the tempo in its half-court set. Snapping a three-game losing streak, the Wolverines kept pace…

February 09, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 78) • Page Image 12

…- to man for Michigan, he did not begin his collegiate career as a Wolverine. He began at the University of Washington, where he posted an 11-5 record in the 2000-01 season. The Ohio native trans- ferred…

… to Michigan his sophomore year to be closer to home. He also wanted to reunite with the Wolverines' coach Mark Mees, who had privately coached Rubin in high school and coached at Michigan from 1999 to…

… relationships with our pre- vious coaches. But he's really helped my game and helped me grow as a person." Berque has high hopes for Rubin's final sea- son as a Wolverine. "The most important thing is that he…

… victory of the season Sunday at noon, when the Wolverines will face Van- derbilt in Nashville. KOJLODGY Continued from page 10 It could have been the despera- tion that inevitably accompanies a stretch…

… like the Wolverines have had finally sunk in, or that Amaker simply said something to them that lifted the clouds and allowed his players to see the light as far as his game plan was concerned. Perhaps…

… the confidence that, according to Sims, helps them perform in prac- tice finally just found its way to the floor when game time rolled around. But if there was any such epipha- ny for the Wolverines

… matter. The Wolverines could find that the newfound confi- dence is invaluable in and of itself. Whatever the reason for yester- day's emotional turnaround, Michi- gan hopes that the close loss to a great…

February 19, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 98) • Page Image 5

… power-play goal the rest of the regular season. Recently, the Wolverines' penalty-kill unit has been overwhelmingly dominant, and is currently second-best in the CCHA with a 90.5 kill percentage. Miller…

… Lamoureux (25) to finish the season as the nation's top goal scorer. The Wolverines' Hobey Baker Award hopeful is due for a hot streak - just in time for the end of the regular season. Sophomore third…

… playoff experience. Freshman Brandon Burlon will end the season by leading Wolverine defensemen in points. Burlon has 13, trailing both junior Chris Sum- mers and sophomore Chad Langlais, who each have 16…

… Fighting Irish are just too good for the Wolverines to beat come tournament time. Instead, the Wolverines will chase their NCAA dreams in Minneapolis. Sophomore Carl Hagelin is tied for the teamlead in…

… removed from receiv- ing Big Ten Athlete of the Week, Tatsuno was in the win column again yesterday. This time, she helped propel the Wolverines to their second straight 7-0 victory i and eighth straight…

… just gaining more and more con- fidence." The Wolverines secured the all- important doubles point behind the duo of freshman Michelle Sulahian and sophomore Whit- ney Taney. Taney, who has proven to be a…

…-4. Kehler, who Bernstein said was an "aggressive baseliner," was the only Michigan State player to beat a Wolverine last season in East Lansing. For the young Wolverines, the win to open the Big Ten sea- son…

… the Live Blog: 41-37 loss. http://the- But senior game.blogs. forward Carly michigandaily. Benson said the cow Wolverines are changing their game plan tonight in East Lansing. "We're gonna make some of…

February 02, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 85) • Page Image 11

… Purdue guard Chris Kramer's bloody nose and, um, "escort" Har- ris to the locker room. I thought that might not be all that bad. The Wolverines' leading scorer hadn't had a stellar game in awhile. And in…

… resurrect itself. Even without Harris, maybe the Wolverines would play solid team defense like they did to upset Duke last December. Clearly, none of that happened, and Michigan's then-two-point lead turned…

… C.J. Lee filled Novak's spot in the starting lineup, and he wasn't the only Wolverine to see increased playing time. Every player except redshirt freshman forward Eric Puls played significant minutes…

…." ingoseven of the 10 starting spots, the encouraging opening week- end is a confidence boost for the young Wolverines. They will have to continue growing up pro- cess as Michigan will be on the road next…

… weekend. The 15th-ranked Wolverines competed against several teams, including Indiana and Notre Dame, and won five total events. Two Michigan runners set NCAA provisional marks Friday night. Senior Justin…

February 01, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 73) • Page Image 8

… Michigan State. But it's not a red- letter date for the Wolverines, and it won't be an intense, hate-filled battle. Because swimming is a passive sport, and competitors race against the clock more than their…

… to that Michigan's continual dom- inance of Michigan State, and the usual- ly intriguing matchup becomes just another meet. But that doesn't mean it's entirely insignificant. For the Wolverines (3…

February 02, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 85) • Page Image 10

…4 2B- February 2, 2009 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 2B - February 2, 2009 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom snaps losing streak 'Clammy Sosa'mascot p mirrors dominating Wolverine

…, of course - winning the game 70-42 to snap their six-game losing streak. Former players Katie Dierdorf and Krista Clement, both 2008 graduates, were in attendance, and they had no doubt the Wolverines

…/Daily first five minutes of the game while Senior Melinda Queen was Michigans most effective presence in the paint Sunday. Michigan (3-8, 10-12) jumped out to "We put a great deal of emphasis on The Wolverines

… hadn't scored 70 a quick 9-0 lead. getting it in there and being strong points since their second game of The Wolverines found success by with the ball" the season, in a 70-60 win on Nov. deviating from…

… their normal game The Wolverines didn't let up in 15 against Kentucky. After watching plan. Instead of desperately jacking the second half, drawing five Wis- the offense stall out in so many of its up 3…

… inside on two nifty left-handed Wolverines to score in double digits. for the Wolverines yesterday. Hicks hooks. "That's the ticket," Borseth said. hit two 3-pointers that seemed to The first half ended…

… senior forward Travis Turnbull to throw his hands up into the air in celebration. But the play was ruled dead, and Aaron reviewed the play and waved off the apparentgoal. The Wolverines had to settle for…

… decision halted the Michi- gan comeback and effectively ended the game. Saturday's final frame, where Michigan outshot Notre Dame 14-3, marked the best period the Wolverines played all weekend. The…

Wolverines set up three scoring chances in front of the net with crossing passes in the game's final minutes, but couldn't get a shot off any of them. "You're never safe in this build- ing," Notre Dame coach…

… Jeff Jack- son said of Yost. "(The Wolverines are) a momentum team. The crowd gets them going." Michigan coach Red Berenson said last week that he didn'tbelieve in a "switch" that talented teams can…

February 14, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 75) • Page Image 9

…" DELSON and the official Olympic Er RODRIGO GAYA/Daily Struggling with injuries, Michigan counted on Coleman, Grooms and Shepherd to spark the Wolverines offense in the 84-70 loss to Purdue last Saturday…

… the shot during practice - drained a baseline 3-pointer. Grooms also received a large increase in playing time as a result of the trio of wounded Wolverines. The senior logged 28 minutes of action, a…

… significant amount considering he has been on the court just 70 minutes all season, including Saturday's game. Grooms didn't hit a field goal, but like every other Wolverine that played, he managed to find his…

… addition, senior captain Sherrod Harrell played a season-high eight minutes. Harrell, Shepherd and Grooms all had a tan- gible role in the game's ending. They helped the Wolverines close the game on a 17…

… a lot this year," Amaker said, NoTEs: The new top-25 rankings were released yesterday, and, for the first time in two weeks, Michigan was not ranked. The Wolverines earned 18 votes in the Associated…

…..... Ohio State's Jamar Butler was named Big Ten Player of the Week yesterday. Against Michigan last Thursday, Butler dropped a then-career-high 20 points. M ICE HOCKEY Wolverines future success hinges on…

… third-ranked Wolverines lacked one until just a few weeks ago. McFarland's staff decided the atmosphere needed to improve. "The coaches were talking to us about getting more crowd noise," red- shirt…

… all in one. They pounded cowbells and hounded Wildcat wrestlers. A few even boasted their dancing skills in between matches. The crew's energy stifled Northwestern and helped propel the Wolverines to a…

… that span did the Wolverines reel off more than two straight wins. They have not had a weekend sweep since defeating Nebraska-Omaha on Dec. 9-10. But for all of its inconsistency, Michigan still sits at…

… second place in the CCHA. And if the Wolverines win out, a first-round bye in the CCHA playoffs awaits them. But they have yet to separate themselves from the middle of the conference pack. Michigan is…

February 04, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 71) • Page Image 15

…-124 may not have shown it, the Wolverines kept close the entire meet and still earned seven firsts on the day, six by those who qualified for NCAAs. "I thought Carlberg going back-to-back was just steady…

…-caliber were consistent both days. I like what I saw out there for the most part." The Wolverines will now go into a break period to train for the Big Ten Championships which will be held in Ann Arbor Feb. 20…

… four other events. Meanwhile, Edward Umphrey finished third in the all-around with strong perform- ances throughout, but Golder sin- gled out another Wolverine for praise. "My pick for performer of the…

… year. It also was able to get a few gymnasts back from injuries. "There's only one place for us to go, and that's up," Golder said. "We have the potential and talent." The Wolverines will need to improve…

… State's mascot, paraded around the deck dangling a stuffed wolverine from a chain. He swung the unfortunate animal around in front of the Michigan team and then drowned it in the diving pool. That was the…

February 05, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 90) • Page Image 8

Wolverines. All three were winnable, with the biggest margin of defeat just five. Each game featured similar problems - the failure to create turnovers, inability to find shots ide game, led by and poor…

… but ingly, the Wolverines didn't or the two-game realize the situation and failed eek. to foul until just one second is was not in the remained. gan has another In East Lansingon Jan. 31, the gainst…

February 13, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 74) • Page Image 13

…The Michigan Daily - SportsMonday - February 13, 2006 - 5B FAST BREAK Men's Basketball Saturday's Game PURDUE 84 - NO. 22 MICHIGAN 70 Defensive woes haunt Wolverines By Matt Singer Daily Sports…

… to benefit from Michigan's defensive woes. Com- ing into the game as the Big Ten's second-lowest scoring team, the Boilermakers netted 84 points against the hap- less Wolverine defense. "We couldn…

… - Lester Abram and Dion Harris - out with injuries, Purdue looked to exploit the Wolverines' backup guards. "The last couple of games, they were having problems with penetration," Purdue guard Bryant Dillon…

…'s sole defensive weakness. In the first half, Purdue caught fire against the Wolverines' zone. The Boilermakers patiently worked the ball around the perimeter, eventually finding open looks from beyond the…

… Brent Petway played just eight minutes In Saturday's HER MAN Continued from page 1B With the ball, the Wolverines struggled. Certain lineups included zero players who wanted to shoot. T Michigan offensive…

… times, Horton plays like he wants to earn the nickname "Mr. Second Half". In Boston, he scored 16 of the Wolverines' 25 second-half points to lead his team to its first road victory of the still-early sea…

… on defense," Sims said. "It seems like we have no pride - we're just trying to go back down the court and score" Michigan coach Tommy Amaker said, the Wolverines' defensive woes were rooted in their…

… or coached, it's very difficult to maintain your energy and focus on the defensive end when you're not scoring." - But even when Michigan's shots started falling in the second half, the Wolverines

… never fell below 12. The Wolverines' recent defensive struggles have come as an unpleasant surprise for a team that jumped out to a 16-3 record thanks largely to its defensive pres- ence. Coming into the…

… game against Iowa on Feb. 4, the Wolverines' opponents averaged 62.8 points per game - a solid total for a team that likes to run the fast break. Michigan had never given up more than 80 points in a game…

February 16, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 97) • Page Image 14

Wolverines' confer- ence schedule isn't as intimidating as the first half. But with home games against Michigan State and Wisconsin, and road games at Indiana and North- western, it's almost a guarantee that…

… teams. The Wolverines knocked off Penn State on the road. The game was note- worthy because it was Michigan's only road win since Big Ten play began, but at the same time, Penn State's program right now…

February 17, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 96) • Page Image 9

… Tambellini bring the Wolverines back from the dead, it was two controver- sial calls by the officiating crew that ulti- mately decided the game. At 8:14 of the second period, Tambellini drove in on Michigan…

… and onto the ice where one quick pass set up Ortmeyer for a wide-open goal. The Wolverines began to celebrate, but their jamboree was cut short as the ref came in waving the goal off. All Ortmeyer and…

… into a nail-biter. The smooth-skating winger has now scorched the net 22 times this season for a team-leading total of 32 points. He has twice as many goals as any other Wolverine. Tambellini just doesn…

… schools, Tam- bellini seemed unfazed, unaware of any extra pressure on him as the Wolverines' most consis- tent offensive force. He started by giving Michi- gan the quick start it needed Friday when he…

… scored 13 seconds in, and then breathed life into the Wolverines in Saturday's third period. Michigan coach Red Berenson compared him to Brett Hull - the Detroit Red Wing whose rocket shot has terrorized…

… depends on when there's a lot on the line. That is a desire that the rest of the Wolverines need to pick up on, because as special as Tam- bellini is, he couldn't pull out a win by himself Saturday, and he…

… is not going to be able to deliver See LEWIS, Page 48 ing in Michigan's split with first-place Ferris State two weeks ago. Tambellini led the Wolverines to victory against the Spartans on Friday, but…

February 15, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 80) • Page Image 9

… perennial championship contender in No. 3 Iowa in a landmark meet at Cliff Keen Arena. With wrestling fans in the sold-out gym creating a raucous atmosphere, the underdog Wolverines ambushed the Hawkeyes, 18…

…-16. This year, the tables are turned. No. 3 IowA Michigan (4-1 Big Ten, 13-3 overall) is Who: No. 3 MicI the hunted. The Wolverines will travel Ten, 13-3 overal to Iowa City to take on No. 2 Iowa (4-1, (4…

…, CALIF. Michigan at the artier Classic W/olverines will attempt be women's College where they finished th last season. The rom last season is r, who batted .455. cans, you count on them to lead on the…

February 21, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 85) • Page Image 9

… a win in Crisler Arena Saturday went awry- just like Stephens' try - as the Wolverines hung on for an 89-87 victory in an unlikely extra session, their third over- time win in the Big Ten. Michigan…

… coach Brian Ellerbe, in the timeout preceding the possession, decid- ed against double-teaming Stephens because the Wolverines weren't switching well to Penn State's hot outside shooters, who torched…

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