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April 02, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 105) • Page Image 14

… the Michigan women's tennis team. - After moments of streaky play and close losses, it looks like things are back on track for the Wolverines. 7Coming off back-to-back losses to lowly Purdue and a tough…

… Notre Dame team, the Wolverines faced a potential weep by the state of Indiana last week- end when they faced the Hoosiers. As Indiana swept the doubles play, No. 42 Michigan fought back in the sin- gles…

April 24, 1991 (vol. 101, iss. 140) • Page Image 16

… especially strong. Unlike most teams, the Wolverines do not have the luxury of a post-sea- son tournament to overcome season- long inconsistency. They serving the second year of a two-year postseason ban. They…

…-16-1). Today's doubleheader will go a long way in determining the middle of the Big Ten standings. Currently, both the Wolverines and Spartans are tied for fifth with Iowa. Freehan will have the luxury of…

… schools. While Pfaff and Brock will lead the pitching staff, the Wolverine hitting will be charged by junior co- captain Mike Matheny. The Wolverine catcher received Mizuno National Player of Week honors…

…- Irvine and has not yielded an earned run over the past 32 innings. Matheny earned the honor based on his four-game home run streak. Currently, Matheny leads the Wolverines with seven home runs and has…

… for improved defense from his squad this week. The Wolverines poor fielding played a major part in all four of their losses last week. "When we put everything to- gether we are a good team," Freehan…

… a home dou- bleheader with Michigan State and a road contest at Toledo. FILE PMUO/ailY Michigan pitcher Jason Pfaff leads the Wolverines into today's doubleheader at Michigan State. The Wolverine ace…

… have to worry about exams this time of year, the Michigan softball team has the extra burden of determining whether it will be invited to play in the NCAA playoffs at the end of May. The Wolverines (7…

…-2 records and split their four-game series earlier this month. The Wolverines are currently No. 3 in the Mideast region. However, in the past the NCAA committee has passed over Michigan when giving out bids…

April 23, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 119) • Page Image 15

… first place - finally. And it looks to stay there. The Wolverines have the components to lead the pack, and now the standings reflect the team that takes the field. Michigan's success starts on the mound…

… as the Wolverines sport two aces. All-American Sara Griffin was named the Big Ten pitcher of the week for April 16-22, improving her record on the season to 24-5. Griffin has been the backbone ofthe…

… Michigan season record for two- base hits. One player alone doesn't win games, and that is why Michigan is feared. The Wolverine lineup is effective top to bottom, with every hitter playing a role. Kellyn…

…, Minnesota shot itself in the foot, losing two games to Purdue. First place is where the Wolverines ended last season and where most ex- pected them to be this year. But the pressure of leading the con…

… Big Ten title, but the shadows suited them just fine. While in the background, Michigan has held winning streaks of seven and nine games in the Big Ten, never losing two in a row. The Wolverines have…

…. Forthe.Wolverines, this carries extra incentive. Michigan is nearly unbeatable at home. The Wolverines have not lost at Alumni Field since the first game of the conference season when they dropped a 6…

…-2 decision to Iowa. The Wolverines' nine-game winning streak at Alumni Field is an obstacle which is difficult for opponents to overcome. The three necessities of a champion- ship team are strong hitting…

April 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 117) • Page Image 21

… Michigan women's track team's reputation. The title earned the Wolverines instant respect around the conference, lofting expectations to the level of perennial superpowers Illinois and Wisconsin. But in…

… winning the indoor portion, Michigan has a* placed a big red hulls-eye on its back. Both the Fighting Illini and the Badgers will be out for revenge. The Wolverines will get some of their big guns back at…

April 09, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 108) • Page Image 9

…. PRO HOCKEY PITTSBURGH 3, Boston 1 New Jersey 2, TAMPA BAY 2 Detroit 3 CALGARY 2 Wednesday April 9, 1997 9 Softball splits with Purdue Wolverines fall to 1-2 without injured Griffin in lineup By…

… Josh Kielnbaum Daily Sports Writer The Michigan softball team need- ed to sweep yesterday's doublehead- er with Purdue. It didn't. After winning the first game of the twinbill, 7-3, the Wolverines (4…

April 18, 1994 (vol. 104, iss. 117) • Page Image 13

… the Wolverines to victories over two top 25 teams. She beat Jaimie Fouret from No. 24 Wisconsin in singles before teaming up with fellow Wolverine Jamie Fielding to beat Fouret and Stephanie Benz in…

… Canadiens i WBy RAVI GOPAL DAILY SPORTS WRITER What do Nadia Comaneci, Don Larsen and the Michigan men's rugby team all have in common? They all know how to be perfect. Saturday, the Wolverines proved…

… minutes. *After the Saints missed a penalty kick minutes into the game, the teams en- gaged in a see-saw battle over posses- sion of the ball. Then the Wolverine backstook over. Michigan out-center Ashby…

… the Wolverines led, 7-0. A TENNIS Continued from page 12 three wins. She eased past the Wild- cats' top player, Elisa Kim, 6-4, 6-2. Bojana Jankovic squeezed out a nuch-needed win at the No.2 singles…

April 07, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 109) • Page Image 11

…-to-back 14th-place finishes are not what Michigan women's golf coach Sue LeClair had envisioned when the Wolverines kicked off their spring season one week ago. However, that is just what LeClair has 'seen as…

… Michigan fol- lowed up its last place finish at South Carolina by finishing 14th in o the 16-team Indiana Women's Invitational Sunday. The Wolverines (353-350-348- 1051) outdistanced Bowling Green (1057) and…

…-2 career record against the Bulldogs and a 60-20-1 mark against the Titans. On top of that, Wolverine coach Bill Freehan has not lost to either team in his previous two seasons. HOME SWEET HOME: For a while…

…, it seemed as if the Wolverines would never get a chance to play in the friendly confines of Fisher Stadium. After 19 straight road games, Michigan's scheduled home opener against Saginaw Valley was…

… canceled because of snow. But a 'M' baseball looks for .500 week later, the weather cooperated and the Wolverines responded with a pair of victories over Eastern Michigan and Toledo. Michigan now has time…

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…

April 02, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 126) • Page Image 12

… winning back-to-back road matches over the weekend. Despite the tough schedule, the Wolverines came away with a clean sweep, beating No. 29 Minnesota 5-2 on Saturday and Iowa 6-1ton Sun- day. The first step…

… in claiming these two key victo- ries was defeating Minnesota, a team Michigan had not beaten since 1999. The Wolverines got off to a good start, taking all three doubles matches. "One of the keys to…

April 15, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 113) • Page Image 12

…2B - The Michigan Daily - SPORTSMonday - Monday, April 15, 1996 TENNIS Wolverines stay in 1st place in Big Ten by sweeping Indiana, Ohio State By Richard Shin and 9-10 overall. Daily Sports Writer…

… The doubles point was won by the first two In April, the Michigan men's tennis team has doubles positions, as Wolverines Pusztai and We're in control of oup been like a rain shower to a May flower…

… in the third set nesota faced Penn State over the weekend in the The only matches the Hoosiers won were at No. tiebreaker. Gophers' last conference match. A Wolverine vic- 3 singles and third doubles…

… nately." will have one loss, and we will go in with the No. Gable of Indiana defeated the Wolverine tandem of Fortunately for the Wolverines, Pusztai's team- I seed in the Big Ten tournament." Jake Raiton…

… stay atop the conference. Just like last year's team, the Wolverines control their own destiny as they head into the final match. That's where Michigan hopes the simi- larities end. Last year, in the…

… tournament, Minnesota upset the top-seeded Wolver- ines in the finals. A victory against Iowa on April20 will lock up the top seed for Michigan in the Big Ten championships on April 25-28. STREAKING WOLVERINES

…: Michigan's top two doubles teams are worthy of the The Wolverines are coming off con- GoIGR&TuLA~iONS $raE4Ite.I title, "en feugo." The Wolverines' top team ofPeter Pusztai andJohn Costanzo have been "on…

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

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

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

April 17, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 114) • Page Image 10

… - Another mid-week, non-conference game, and another loss for the Michigan baseball team. Yesterday, Western Michigan handed the Wolverines their fifTh mid-week loss, 7-1. Ironically, the Broncos are one of…

… only two teams that Michigan (22-14) has beaten in weekday games. Usually, the Wolverines point to poor pitching as their biggest concern, but it looks like the Big Ten leaders might have 'a whole new…

April 09, 1990 (vol. 100, iss. 126) • Page Image 11

… he Michigan women's tennis team dropped two close conference mat- ches of the season, leaving their re- cord at 12-7 overall, 0-4 in the Big Ten. On Saturday, the Wolverines took on Wisconsin and were…

Wolverines lost a pair of dual meets this weekend, due in part to the groin injury of number one singles player David Kass. Michigan suffered a 6-3 setback to North- western on Saturday followed by a 5- 4…

April 06, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 107) • Page Image 13

… movie or a book, or at least a miniseries. The Wolverines are a team everyone can late to because they're not perfect, they're not unstop- le. There's no Hobey Baker Award winner here, no rd-setting win…

… total, no single player carrying the team on his shoulders night in and night out. Even Marty Turco couldn't always bail the Wolverines out, nor could Bill Muckalt. We all can relate. Sometimes in life…

… the players and coaches manifested into that ectangular plaque handed to every Wolverine. But the intangibles of this national title are arguably nore important than any hardware could be. The friend…

… head coach of the hockey team in 1984 and returned a fallen program back to national prominence. And on Saturday night at the FleetCenter in Boston, Berenson led the Wolverines to the national…

… about Michigan's title run that seemed eerily similar to the Wolverines' championship run two to the final four. In the semifinal game, Michigan defeated Boston University, 4-0, in 1996, and this year…

… the Wolverines beat New Hampshire 4-0 in I ' , , …

April 09, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 108) • Page Image 10

… against the " Wolverines (7-3 IS IMPU4E Big Ten, 17-12 overall) at 3 p.m. "S Michigan isn't play at (A going anywhere for a while. The Wolverines will be M it playing the part of host for next week. This…

… first 19 on the road, the homestand is a welcome change for the Wolverines. Michigan is most recently returning from a weekend in Minnesota, in which Michigan man- aged to split an abbreviated series with…

… at home. Weather permitting, today's game will start at 3 p.m. ACCURATE FAST - PROFESSIONAL OPY CENTERy- . , Course Pcketi R~' esume SevkIe - +. copy $ Blndery WILL MAURIcE TAYLtOR BE A WOLVERINE

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

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

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

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

April 20, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 121) • Page Image 17

…'s National Club Volleyball Tournament held at the Uni- versity of Texas. The Wolverines bowed out during pool play in the consolation bracket, losing to Maryland, without the help of their starting setter…

… defense like I've never seen us play defense like before against Maryland." The Wolverines were seeded low and began pool play against a strong California team, Sacramento State, Thursday. Griffin…

…-ranked Marija Neubauer aganst Wolverine sophomore co-captain Jaimie Fielding, the Big Ten Player of the Month for March, the Badgers took a decided vic- tory. Neubauer took the match in im- pressive straight set…

… match without dwelling on it." Unfortunately, the Wolverines were notable to come out with enough inten- sitytooverpowerNorthwestem'sgame. The Wolverines hung close during the singles matches, with…

… sweep the doubles competi- tion, bringing the final score to 7-2 and sending the Wolverines home empty handed. The Wolverines conclude this year's campaign at the Big Ten champion- ships at Indiana in two…

… weekends. IE~ 11 EUZABETH LIPPMAN/Daiy Michigan captain Kalei Beamon and the rest of the Wolverines wrap up the season in the beginning of May at the Big Ten Championships. WE MADE IT ! setter, though…

April 25, 1990 (vol. 100, iss. 138) • Page Image 15

… runner Wolverine Kelly O'Connor (left) takes off around the bases yesterday. Michigan swept a doubleheader from Western Michigan, 4-3, and, 1-0. by Scott Erskine Daily Sports Writer When Western Michigan…

…. The Wolverines simply ignored WMU's dancing and singing and played nearly flawless softball. As a result, the Wolverines swept the doubleheader, improving their overall record to 23-19, while WMU's fell…

…, Michigan junior pitcher Andrea Nelson had a strong performance for the Wolverines, allowing three runs on two hits. However, WMU was still able to score three times. Senior outfielder Deana Brady led the…

…-2. Michigan's senior first-baseman Sara Dyksterhouse added another run in the fifth inning to increase the Wolverines' lead to 4-2. The sixth inning, however, proved to be the key inning for the Wolverines

… Bonnie Tholl and Dyksterhouse. The final Cowboy run came in the top of the seventh inning when catcher Luan Marienfeld scored on a wild pitch and the final score favored the Wolverines, 4-3. Junior pitcher…

… Kris Witucki picked up the loss for M' sluggers set for second MSU sweep Wolverines sluggers can reach .500 for first time this season by Matt Rennie Daily Baseball Writer Never let it be said that…

… 13-5 and 24-11 marks. Freehan hopes his team's recent pitching success will continue against the capable Spartan bats. The Wolverine hurlers have not allowed more than four runs in any of their last…

… the distance if he's pitching well, while Ojala, who pitched Sunday, will probably re- ceive help from either Dennis Konuszewski or Todd Marion. These Wolverines will have to contend with a Spartan…

… for the team lead in roundtrippers with five each and has driven in nearly 40 percent of MSU's runs. Dating back to last season, the Wolverines have won five straight against the Spartans. Both games…

April 09, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 115) • Page Image 16

… Championships -No. 15 Princeton. The Wolverines (19-10-1) met the Tigers Saturday for the third time this season after winning the first two match- es by counts of 8-4 and 9-8. But this time around, the stakes…

… execute together." This past weekend's championship was Michigan's first postseason compe- tition as a varsity program, putting the inexperienced Wolverines at an immedi- ate disadvantage against Princeton…

April 23, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 119) • Page Image 17

… past weekend in Madison. All good things must come to an end. R The Wolverines (4-2 Big Ten, 15-5 overall) fell short in their attempt to win an unprecedented seventh straight Big Ten championship by…

… lacrosse brackets were re- vamped. Under the restructured format, t Wolverines had won seven of eight In fact, the Badgers won in a year that was quite unusual for the Big Ten - a team other than Michigan…

… points in a win over Brigham Young on March A the Wolverines' last home meet of the season. Michigan's loss in late February at Nebraska can mostly be blamed on inju- ries. A healthy Wolverine team should…

Wolverines' sec- ond-best performance of the season came in a victory over the Utes at home Febru- InCOnsIstent Michigar By John Friedberg Daily Sports Writer The Michigan men's golf team has had moments of…

April 15, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 113) • Page Image 14

… that wins championships. In the second inning of Saturday's game against the Badgers, two Michi- gan throwing errors helped Wiscon- sin score three times in the inning and take a 4-0 lead. The Wolverines

…, but we were not sharp and not on our toes." Michigan's lack of defensive sharp- ness also showed against Michigan State last Tuesday in the Wolverines' second conference loss of the 1996 season. Two…

Wolverine fielding errors in the fourth inning of that game proved to be crucial in the end. The errors, which led to two Spar- tan runs and a 4-2 Spartan lead, came just after a two-run Michigan rally that…

… had tied the game in the top of the inning. Michigan would tie the game again in the seventh inning, forcing extra frames. The Wolverines would have won the game if it had not been for the fourth inning…

…, pitcher Sara Gr' fin might eventually feel the cons quences physically. Just this weekend, Griffin pitched 18 of 23 innings. Mentally, one factor that might be affecting all ofthe Wolverines is pres- sure…

…. Their No. 10 ranking, combined with a good showing in the College World Series last season, makes the Wolverines the favorite to win the conference. "There's a lot of pressure there, Hutchins said…

…. "Pressure is something you put on yourself." FILE PHOTO/Daily Sara Griffin's two victories this weekend at Wisconsin improved her season record to 21-5. With the win, the Wolverine hurler matched hervictory…

April 11, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 111) • Page Image 12

… about for generations atthe Legends of Indiana Tournament in Franklin, Ind., tomorrow and Saturday. To accomplish this, the Wolverines will need to play their best golf of the season. The Legends of…

… tournaments this spring. Michigan will benefit greatly from the return of junior David Jasper. Jasper, who missed the last tournament with an illness, has been the Wolverines' most consistent golfer this season…

… lowest score for any Wolverine in a competition this year. His efforts could be the key for Michigan this weekend. "Keith Hinton was certainly a breath of fresh air for us," Carras said. "He had shown…

Wolverines through the course of the year. His 76.59 average has provided Michigan with some much needed consistency in an otherwise erratic year. At No. 4 for the Wolverines will be freshman Isaac Hinkle…

… provide some valuable experience for him." In a break from tradition, warm weather is pre- dicted for this weekend. This would be quite a change for the Wolverines, who have battled the weather as well as…

… Alcaraz, who leads the team in at-bats and has hit .370 while playing in all 29 games. Although theplayingtime players like fresh- man Brian Berryman--who pitched two score- less innings for the Wolverines

… had better not take its eye off this Wolverine squad anytime soon. SOFTBALL Continued from Page 10A The Wolverines received another break in the sixth inning. After a Griffin single, Carr reached first…

April 04, 1995 (vol. 105, iss. 105) • Page Image 10

… seeding for the National Champion- ships, the Michigan men's volleyball team was dealt a crushing blow at the Midwestern Volleyball Association tournament last weekend. The Wolverines lost in three games to…

… to wait it out and see." To make matters worse, the Wolverines faced the enemy that always appeared at the worst times this season - injuries. Outside hitter Ernesto Rodriguez injured his Alll…

April 19, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 120) • Page Image 14

… thing that pitchers have to get to be successful is solid fielding. The Michigan softball pitchers benefit greatly from their infielders' play. "Yeah, (our infield) is really solid," Wolverine pitcher…

… .950. As a result, the Wolverines are second in the confer- ence standings. Kovach said she has been saved numerous times by her shortstop. "(Mary) took this one ball, it ricocheted off my leg," Kovach…

… top of the seventh. The Wolverines entered the top of the seventh trailing Indiana (4-8 Big Ten, 18-14 overall) by a 5-2 margin. With the help of a seldom- used freshman and the clutch hitting of two…

… Cheryl Pearcy pinch-hit- ting for second baseman Kathryn Gleason. Pearcy proceeded to find a gap in shallow centerfield and se- nior Kari Kunnen followed with a single to continue the Wolverine rally…

…. Shortstop Mary Campana scorched her second hit of the game; a two-run triple, deep into right field Pearcy and Kunnen both came around to score on the blast. In total, five Wolverines scored in the inning…

… game today," Forbis said. "By the second game, though, m arm did feel better." The first two games of the series were not stellar ones for the Wolverines. Michigan managed to split the doubleheader 3…

…-0, 7-1. The Wolverines suffered a monstrots collapse in the sixth inning of the second game to seal their defeat. Sis Hoosiers crossed the plate in the in- ning. "I think we pitched very well the first…

… stayed home for a weekend se- ries at Fisher Stadium. The Wolverines' doubleheader against Indiana yesterday was their Big Ten home opener. Michigan (4-10 Big Ten, 12-25 overall) had its five-game winning…

… get the Wolverines back on the winning track. "Ray Ricken pitched, another outstanding game," Michigan coach Bill Freehan said. "That was a good one-run win - we haven't had that yet in the Big Ten…

…." Ricken allowed just five hits in seven innings for the Wolverines. A fine defensive play in the second inning by centerfielder Brian Simmons took the Hoosiers out of the inning and kept Michigan on top…

April 16, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 135) • Page Image 10

…'s tennis team from continuing its sweep across the Midwest yesterday at the Liberty Tennis and Fitness Club. The Fighting Irish of Notre Dame ran out of fire power and fell to the Wolverines 8-1, adding to…

… the list of Wolverine prey. Michigan's trophies now include Purdue, Illinois, Michigan State, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Eastern Michigan, and Miami of Ohio. THE HOME match marked Michigan's fourth contest…

… bunch of guys." AFTER LOSING his first regular season match against Purdue's Jim Gray last Saturday, junior Ed Nagel proved that he has returned to form by leading the way for the Wolverines. He disposed…

… third doubles, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 for their lone point. Doily Photo by JOHN MUNSON Sophomore shortstop Mary Ann Daviers narrowly avoids senior lef- tfielder Lisa Juzysta in the second game of the Wolverine

… year this weekend. Batsmen shut down Eastern Michigan From Staff Reports: With little hitting, the Wolverine baseball team was forced to rely on pitching in their doubleheader sweep of Eastern Michigan…

April 10, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 115) • Page Image 14

…4B - The Michigan Daily - SportsMonday - April 10, 2000 Wisconsin 2 Wolverines 1 Wolverines SI Minnesota 4 Wolverines 0 & Minnesota 0 1 I t f Team W L P 1. Iowa 4 0 1.0 2. Penn State…

… done so earlier to cure its hitting woes. While the answer to Michigan's problems is obviously not so simple, the Wolverines made it seem that way with their performance in the sec- ond game of yesterday…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 23

…The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 - 23 The recruiting game The Michigan men's basketball team may be getting hit hard by graduation this year, but the Wolverines have landed a couple…

… traveled down US 23 to Columbus, Ohio, last weekend to compete in the Kepler Intercollegiate. Playing on the 7,109-yard Scarlet Course, the Wolverines were sitting in a respectable sixth place after the two…

…. "We just have to get better play out of our bottom three players." Michigan will not compete this weekend due to final exams and will turn its attention to the Wolverine Invitational on May 2-3. The 18…

… the Wolverine Invitational. Carras plans on holding a qualifier around his players' exam schedules to determine who will compete in the final three spots. The Wolverine Invitational will allow Michigan…

… looked like it. The Wolverines responded to the challenge at the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif., with only one individ- ,al victory, but that does not tell the _ull story of Michigan's success. Top…

…-tier runners from all across the nation gathered for the event. The field :n cluded many Division I and H uni- versities, as well as elite unattached runners, raising the bar of expectations for the Wolverines

April 10, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 109) • Page Image 14

…14A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, April 10, 1997 Wolverines put Big Ten streak onthe line 4Nita Srivastava Daiy Sports Writer The Michigan women's tennis team hasabig weekend ahead of it with…

… dual meets against Minnesota and Iowa at the Varsity Tennis Center. The matches ,re two of the Wolverines' final three this season. So far Michigan is undefeated in the big Ten, having lost only four…

April 19, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 117) • Page Image 13

… Today through Saturday, Toledo, Ohio trouble all year until the Wolverines woke up. Now, after beating Michigan State twice in the last four weeks, the Wol- verines are brimming with confidence. "If you…

… ask a lot of people around our *rea, they don't want to play us right now,"Michigan captain Jamie Reynolds said. The Wolverines have not played against atop-ranked foe since the Michi- gan…

… how talented this Wolverine squad is. "We're looking to surprise a bunch of teams," he said. The Wolverines have not had the same lineup all season and this week- end should be no different. Ernesto…

…. Justin Biebel also has missed the last couple weeks of practice and, conse- quently, a newcomer will share playing time with him. Stan Lee, a Medical student who has not played for the Wolverines all sea…

…. This weekend, the Wolverines' bats must con- tinue their hot hitting against Indiana's pitching to stay in the race for the Big Ten title. The Hoosierstaffis anchoredby senior Gina Ugo, the Big Ten…

… herself as a threat to any team that faces her. This weekend, the Wolverines will take on that task, led by Ugo's opposite num- ber, Sara Griffin. While Griffin is a star pitcher in her own right, her…

… best in Michigan's lineup, however. Centerfielder Kellyn Tate, com- ing off a 3-for-8 performance against Purdue, is hitting .396 to lead the team. The Wolverines are the second-ranked hitting squad in…

… had a successful Wednesday of its own. The Wolverines knocked off Purdue in two games to remain 1 1/2 games behind conference-leading Min- nesota. In the most recent national poll, Michi- gan climbed to…

April 05, 1995 (vol. 105, iss. 106) • Page Image 13

… into Fisher * Struggling Wolverines hope to take By Ravi Gopal _ Daily Baseball Writer It's time for the Michigan base- ball team tobreak out the young pitch- ers. The Wolverines (3-5 Big Ten, 14…

… said. Of the three of them, Besco has had the most chances to help the team out.Unfortunately, he has taken the most lumps. In the second game of the Wolverines' first double- header with Illinois last…

… Kelly Kovach and pitcher/shortstop Sara Griffin have been the Wolverine's most productive hitters. In the four-game series against Indiana, Lang went 8-for-15 with 12 RBI, Kovach batted 7-for-13 with nine…

April 11, 1994 (vol. 104, iss. 112) • Page Image 16

… Northwestern, Carr, the Wolverines' third baseman, went 5-for-15 (.333) with six RBIs, two walks and one double. She also pitched the Wolverines to a 5-4 victory in game three. Carr is the squad's starting third…

… Notre Dame who had to take the big test, and it forced them to return to South Bend with a loss by virtue of their forfeit to Michigan. But it was the Wolverines who got the short end of the stick-so to…

April 05, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 110) • Page Image 18

… West Lafayette and took three of four from Purdue. This year, the Boilermakers are better, the Wolverines are worse, and the result was ugly: Purdue swept Michigan in a four-game series by the combined…

… (4-1), Dan Zanolla (4-1), and Jeff Isom (4-1) stymied Michigan (5-22, 0-8) all weekend, scattering 22 hits over four games. The Wolverines' 0-8 conference record is the worst in school history…

…, surpassing the 0-7 start, of the 1951 Michigan squad. Michigan's 11- game Big Ten losing streak, dating back to last year, is also a Wolverine record. If there was a silver lining in this storm cloud of a…

… weekend for Michi- gan, it was centerfielder Rodney Goble's hitting performance. The sophomore went 6-for-11 with two doubles in the four games. The Wolverines, who have been plagued by inconsistent…

… was over- whelming. Michigan managed only five hits in the contest, which Purdue won, 14-0. The Wolverines nearly stole one from Purdue in yesterday's first game. Michigan jumped out to a 2-0 lead, but…

… in the sixth inning, the Boilermakers quickly loaded the bases. After a wild pitch by Wolverine starter Heath Murray allowed Purdue leftfielder Ron Gabrisko to score, Todd Marion came in to relieve…

April 01, 1981 (vol. 91, iss. 147) • Page Image 10

…SPORTS Page 10 Wednesday, April 1, 1981 BLUE NINE S WEEPS HOME OPENER FROM GRAND VALLEY Wolverines destroy Lakers 12-2, The Michigan Daily, 1O- By JOHN KERR Although the sky was blue, the…

… weren't of the same. caliber as the Wolverines dominated both ends of a doubleheader, winning the first game after only 41% in- nings on the "mercy" rule, 12-2, and the second contest, 10-4, yesterday…

… couple of real nice hit and run plays. I thought we played well defensively also." Michigan wasted no time in getting on the board in both games. In the opener, after Wolverine starter Mark Clinton had…

… retired the Lakers in the top of the first, Michigan bombarded Grand Valley with six runs in the bot- tom of the stanza. The Wolverines had only two hits in the inning, but Laker hurler Greg Walter aided…

…'s first pit- ch down the right field line for a double. Tim Miller scored Hool with a base hit and Chris Sabo walked to put Wolverines on first and second. Lef- tfielder Rich Stoll tapped an easy grounder…

… Stoll occupied second. With Michigan holding a 4-0 advan- tage, Middaugh flashed the suicide squeeze sign to Wolverine batter Jeff Jacobson. While Sabo charged in from third on the pitch, Jacobson laid…

… right field that cleared the fence for his second home run of theseason. The second game started out as if it were a carbon copy of the opener, as the Wolverines greeted Laker starter Bob Opland with five…

… runs and six hits in the bottom of the first inning. The first four Wolverines, Schulte, Stober, Paciorek, and Hool, all singled and Miller followed them with a double that scored Paciorek and Hool, and…

April 01, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 94) • Page Image 8

…8 - Tuesday, Aprill1, 2014 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Five Things We Learned: 'M'takes 2-of-3 from Iowa By BRAD WHIPPLE Daily Sports Writer 1. When the Wolverines are good, they…

…'re elite. The Michigan baseball team had asuccessful week. The Wolverines have won four of their last five games, including three in the Big Ten and two by one run. Wednesday, they toppled Western Michigan…

April 07, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 129) • Page Image 9

… young Wolverines should have been happy to win against Boston College was the key to start- just keep up with the Eagles. ing the season fast. If the Wolverines had given Instead, Michigan opened up a 3…

Wolverines' winning machine the season, Michigan had its first real CCHA test had a newsworthy performance. Captain Kevin during the Notre Dame series on Jan. 18-19. With Porter came through with the game…

April 13, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 118) • Page Image 13

… weekend. Ever since the Wolverines finished second to Georgia in Ast season's national championship by a re .03, their focus has been on captur- ing the ultimate honor. Finally, a year later, the…

… outcome from last season's finals was not an isolated result. The Wolverines have battled the GymDogs -ee times in 2000 and the GymDogs e come out on top every time. "The fact that we've been exposed to…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 25

… prospects that have signed nation- track al letters of intent to compete at Michigan. The Wolverines filled holes in the sprints and jumps with sprinter Ike Okenwa and triple and long jumper Oded Padan…

Wolverines were disappointed with their showing in LA.'s national championship meet, but the season was a successful one. Gymnasts' season a success Women's tennis closes in on Big Ten title do at the Big…

April 13, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 112) • Page Image 9

… ever. Not sur- prisingly, the No. 2 Wolverines added more marks to their win column this past weekend, sweeping No. 16 *Minnesota in a three-game series. With the victories, the Wolverines 34-3 overall…

…, 11-0 Big Ten) remain in first place in the Big Ten, ahead of - Minnesota and Northwestern. The sweep brought the Wolverines' win stekto 15 games and halted the ~Golden Gophers' six-game tear. The…

April 18, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 116) • Page Image 12

…12A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, April 18, 1996 Michigan men look to Lilk the Kepler Wolverines hope to guild off 5th-place finish at Legends of Indiana tourney By John Friedberg Daily Sports…

… Writer It is a good news, bad news situa- tion for the Michigan men's golfteam. The good news is their performance last weekend. The Wolverines' fifth- place showing at the Legends of Indi- ana tournament…

… impressive showing in Indi- ana. Dobbs finished the two-day event in a second-place tie, the best finish of any Wolverine golfer this season. The junior looks to continue improv- ing on his last two efforts…

… Invitational, he had been the most consistent golferin the spring season. Keith Hinton moves back into the No. 3 slot for the Wolverines. Hinton is looking to rebound from his 235 in the Legends tournament. The…

… senior cap- tain Chris Brockway and juniors Jus- tin Hicks, Brent Idalski and Adam Anderson. .3 TONYA BROAD/Daily Scott MacDonald's Wolverines will be split three ways this weekend. 'TWmen to runi 3 ways…

April 07, 1995 (vol. 105, iss. 108) • Page Image 12

… Former Wolverine to win award Ex-Michigan basketball player Diane Dietz will receive the Gerald R. Ford Award at Tuesday's Athletic Achievement banquet. The award is presented annually by the…

… Michigan Athletic Department for excellence in scholarship, sport and society. Dietz was a four-year starter for the Wolverines and was a GTE Academic All-America honoree in 1980, '81 and '82. Page 12…

…-0. Moreover, the Wolverines com- pleted this task in one of the more hostile environments that exists in collegiate tennis. With a packed house of approxi- mately five hundred Spartan fans, Michigan (6-1 Big…

… Ten, 11-6 over- all) did not appear to be phased in their domination of the Spartans. In fact, the Wolverines did not lose a set to their intrastate rivals. Coach Brian Eisner felt that the This was the…

…-4 defeat of Michigan State's Jayson Bedford, ranked No. 95 in the nation. The Wolverines' Peter Pusztai added a stellar performance by soundly beating Jim Madrigal (6-3, 6-2). The past two matches between…

… the two players have been closely- contested three-set matches, so Pusztai's convincing victory over See TENNIS, Page 14 Madonna miscues lead to 5-4 Wolverine victory By Nicholas J. Cotsonika Daily…

… Sports Writer It was as if Madonna had mercy on the Wolverines. The Fighting Crusaders commit- ted three errors, gave up four un- earned runs and played ragged de- fense, helping the Michigan base- ball…

… plays, and we came out ahead." The game was scheduled two days ago to make up for Wednesday's cancelled game against Toledo. Senior leftfielder Sean Coston carried the Wolverines (3-5 Big Ten, 11…

… and fell between the centerfielder and the shortstop. Jun- ior centerfielder Brian Simmons scored from third to give Michigan its first win in three games. Coston had put the Wolverines on top in the…

… game twice before. In the fourth, his single to left brought in senior first baseman Mike Muir to give Michigan a 1-0 lead. In the sixth, with the Wolverines trailing 3-2, Coston hit a line shot over…

April 24, 1991 (vol. 101, iss. 140) • Page Image 20

… - in four spring tournaments, the Wolverines are undaunted and excited about their chances at the Big Ten Championships next weekend in Madison. "I don't think (missing 320) matters, I mean most of the…

… the same course. After ruining their opportunity to win the Invitational by carding a 333 in the first round, the Wolverines re- bounded furiously to finish at 961, including a 308 in the final round…

April 15, 1991 (vol. 101, iss. 133) • Page Image 13

Wolverines' graduated four-time NCAA champ. With this year's recruiting class, it appears coach Jon Urbanchek's Wolverines are halfway there. Brazilian sprinter Gustavo Borgess head- lines a bumper recruiting…

… having expired his eligibility for the Wolverines, will be able to more fully direct his energies towards the Olympic Trials next March. Namesnik is the American record holder in the 400-meter individual…

… pitching rarely allowed Michigan the chance to do any baserunning. SOFTBALL NOTEBOOK Raindrops keep falling on Wolverine sluggers by Ryan Herrington and David Kraft Daily Sports Writers The Michigan…

… softball team's 1991 season has thus far been plagued by rotten weather con- ditions. In its annual early season trips to anticipated sunnier climates in February and March, all the Wolverines saw in New…

… and dark prevailed once again. According to coach Carol Hutchins, the only games the team has played under nice skies were in last weekend's Michigan Wolverine Invitational in which the Wolverines took…

… the season, inconsistent hitting plagued the Wolverines. Michigan had trouble getting run- ners on base and when it did, it had problems driving in runners in scoring position. Only the Wolverines

…, includ- ing this weekend's series, the Wolverines have scored a mere one run. IOWA-CALIFORNIA CONNECTION: Since the West Coast (namely California) produces such a plethora of top high school softball play…

April 10, 1991 (vol. 101, iss. 130) • Page Image 8

…. It was only a matter of time be- fore the Michigan softball team would take command of its destiny. The Wolverines were just waiting for the right moment to strike. What brought about this confi- dence…

… with four seniors who share the responsibility of leadership and the experience of college play. Last weekend, all four helped propel the Wolverines to first place in the NSK/Wolverine Invitational…

… five scoreless innings in the victory which enabled the Wolverines to advance to the cham- pionship game.. No nerves. Just strikes. Nelson was a presence on the mound. Maria Heck is a reserve at first…

… hit. No excuses. Just results. Tholl was a presence at shortstop. Julie Cooper, second-team All Big-Ten catcher in 1990, is probably the Wolverines' best all-around player. Cooper can also come through…

… extra-base hits over the weekend, and stole two bases. No doubts. Just confidence. Cooper was a presence behind the plate. Without the presence of these four seniors, who knows where the Wolverines might…

… copy center 49i Laser Prints Open 24 Hours 540 E. Liberty 761-4539 1220 S. University 747-9070 Mary Campana, who plays second base, covers first during a team practice. The Wolverine hitters take on…

April 22, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 117) • Page Image 25

… District IV, ' Michigan men's golf team traveled obtranklin, Ind., last weekend. Unfortunately, the team's play was as cold as the weather. The Wolverines closed out the Legends of Indiana tournament with a…

… cold and windy weather Friday *emed to put a damper on the Wolverines' play, as they struggled early. Sophomore Michael Harris led the squad with a first-round score of 73, but his teammates could not…

April 21, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 116) • Page Image 14

… Cyganiak has had on the Wolverines and how big a hole her departure leaves. With the exception of a brief period at the begin- ning of her freshman year, Cyganiak has played in the No. 1 spot her entire…

… win over Penn State, the Wolverines must prepare for Friday's Big Ten championships. The seedings come out today, but Michigan is a lock for the top spot. And if things go according to plan, that cow…

April 15, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 112) • Page Image 9

….m., the Wolverines (5-4 Big Ten, 34-12-1 overall) will try to right their sinking ship as they start a 12- game homestand with a doubleheader against Penn State at Alumni Field. 9 The downward slide started…

…- nue as her team dropped both of the games against Iowa-the second one in humbling fashion, 15-4. Things get worse for the Wolverines when they traveled to West Lafayette and split a doubleheader with…

April 02, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 105) • Page Image 11

… momentum going when the Wolverines travel to Miami tomorrow to face Miami. Thursday April 2, 1998 11A Take our Berenson leads 'M' into fourth straight final four By Pranay Reddy Daily Sports Writer…

… BOSTON - Few thought that this was even going to happen.4 It's April, and the 1997-98 version of the Michigan hockey team is still playing. This was the year the Wolverines were finally going to take their…

April 02, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 106) • Page Image 5

… 2, 1992 Page 5 Softball opens at home with,'Cats by Meg Beison Daily Sports Writer The Wolverine softball players will be in for something new Friday. Not only will they finally play at home, they…

… will christen Varsity Diamond's new renovations. The home opener will commence the Big Ten season Friday, when Michigan hosts conference foe Northwestern. The Wolverines will face the Wildcats in…

…. "But we're beginning to play as a team." The Wolverines finished third in the conference last year, posting a 15-9 record. Hutchins believes her team has the talent to finish strong again this year, but…

… expected to help carry the pitching load is rookie Kelly Kovach who has spun three shutouts enroute to a 5-4 record. Offensively, junior left fielder Patti Benedict leads the Wolverines with a .333 average…

Wolverines held on to defeat Toledo, 5-4, in a seven-inning game yesterday at Ray Fisher Stadium, extending their current winning streak to five. The Wolverines (3-1 Big Ten, 8- 13 overall) had a comfortable…

… run. The ball caromed off the wall for a double, scoring a run to make the score 5-3. The Wolverines proceeded to get the second out of the inning on a fielder's choice but could not put the Rockets…

… have. We've played a pretty tough schedule com- pared to some of the Big Ten teams. I think we'll continue to improve." Despite the absence of some starters from the Wolverines' lineup, and the use of…

… Michigan lead to 4-2. "I felt real comfortable today," Niemiec said. "I was seeing the ball real well." Next on the schedule for the Wolverines is a pair of Big Ten dou- bleheaders against Northwestern this…

… weekend. As for the Wolverines, their outlook may be as bright as its been all year. "We're a lot more confident now," Niemiec said. "The team's coming together. There's a lot more team unity." PAUL TAYLOR…

… and St. Lawrence, by identical 4-2 scores last weekend in Providence. The defending national champion Wildcats took their best shot at knocking off the top-seeded Wolverines by taking a 6-3 lead be…

April 19, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 122) • Page Image 22

… back. After pushing aside the disappointment of being left off the NCAA Tournament bracket just a few weeks ago, the Wolverines rebounded to win the NIT with a 62-55 victory over Rutgers at Madison…

… we had to go play some ball." The Wolverines made it interesting down the stretch against the Scarlet Knights. With 1:51 remaining, senior Bernard Robinson gave Michigan a 56-48 lead with a pair of…

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