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September 06, 1995 (vol. 105, iss. 117) • Page Image 28

… battalion from Virginia. The new general was outmatched early. The southern battalion countered his moves quickly and fiercely. The battle seemed over, the fate decided - the Wolverines had fallen. Yet on…

… around him fell. They were also sending a bright young scout who could outrun fear, and tip-toe through pressure. But still the Wolverines seemed done. The final bomb had been set, the Wolverines were sure…

Wolverines would not fall on this day. I- I I CAPTIONS: TOP: Wolverine wide reciever, Mercury Hayes, catches Scott Driesbach's pass to beat Virginia 18 - 17. MIDDLE LEFT: Scott Reimersma evades a Virginia…

… defensman and gets the first down in the Wolverines final drive. MIDDLE RIGHT: The Wolverine bench stormed the field after Hayes caught the final second pass to seal I .; f i …

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

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

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

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

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

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

October 10, 1996 (vol. 107, iss. 9) • Page Image 8

… opponents. The Wolverines have been strong favorites at each of their meets this sea- son and have not disappointed so far, winning each one in dominant fashion. The Wolverines look to continue this trend…

… when they travel to Dowagiac for the Michigan Intercollegiate Invitational tomorrow afternoon. The Wolverines will face different division teams from across Michigan. The toughest challenges should come…

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

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

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

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

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

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

October 15, 1998 (vol. 109, iss. 13) • Page Image 15

… season. The Wolverines haven't been able to mount any sort of a significant win- ning streak. It seems as though every time they win, they lose the next match. This pattern has been especially evident as…

… of late, as the Wolverines have gone 2-2 in their past four matches, sandwiching two losses Seen wins over Northwestern and innesota. This weekend the team travels to Penn State and Ohio State, and…

…, William Clay Ford, who started a fund-raising program for them. This weekend, the new courts will be given a proper inauguration by hosting the first annual Wolverine Invitational. The Wolverines have…

… Hart and Danielle Lund, the eighth-ranked doubles team in the preseason polls, were defeated by South Alabama which was ranked 47th. And this will be the Wolverines' second team tournament. The team sent…

… really well and will be competing again this week- end." Notre Dame, which has defeated the Wolverines the two times they've met in the Classic, will be one of the teams to travel to Ann Arbor this…

May 22, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 3) • Page Image 16

…. Although South Carolina pushed a run across the plate in its half of the sixth, the Wolverines rendered it mean- ingless with their next at-bat. The Wolverines scored six runs on six hits, chasing Johnson…

… championship game that caused Wolverine hearts to skip a beat, but the contest that preced- ed it. The 1-0 Michigan victory over South Carolina on Saturday was a game for the ages with each pitcher hurling a gem…

…. The win put the Wolverines in the enviable position of going into the championship game the following day needing only one victory in two games. The double-elimination tournament gave Michigan a cushion…

… at Alumni Field with a 3-2 victory over Central Michigan. The tournament title allowed the Wolverines to return to the Women's College World Series after tying for seventh last season. Michigan, the No…

… to the Ballgame" 6 Roca, root, rooter the home team.. For that matter, the Michigan softba team must have been also. Ifthey don't nin its a shame... The Wolverines, playing on the home field, braved…

… his tory. And the crowd was in full voi roaring during Wolverine rallies, Not to disappoint the home crow Michigan was victorious in all three the games it played in the tournament Michigan coach Carol…

… "Ithink it gives us a total advantage The heat was on the Gamecocks o Sunday, from Mother Nature as well a from the Wolverines. On the hottest day of the season s far, Michigan star Sara Griffin shi down…

… South Carolina, allowing onl five hits while fanning four. The ba e were on fire as they torched Job i who suffered her worst loss of the se son. Every starter had a hit for th Wolverines. MARK FRIEDMAN…

…/Daily "I think seeing her (Saturday) total helped us," Michigan first basema Michigan shortstop Kathryn Gleason and the Wolverines came out of the NCAA regional as victors. Michigan will be making Traci…

… Conrad said. "We knew what si its second consecutive appearance in the Women's College World Series. had and were prepared for her." Blue softball out for redemption at World SeriAw Wolverines break…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

October 02, 1997 (vol. 108, iss. 4) • Page Image 10

… luxurious facility, a veter- an team and a full summer of prac- tice behind it. Now all that is left for the Wolverines is to go out and dom- inate. In their 101st season, the Wolverines will get their first…

… competition in the nation. The Wolverines will face teams that are expected to be in the top 20 - including Notre Dame, Duke, North Carolina and up-and-coming teams William & Mary and Virginia Commonwealth…

… summer of grea something the Wolverin have last fall due to inj nine members are returni ing senior Brook Blain,N back after missing the sec last season due to a backi The first preseason ran finally…

…) ranki meaning," he said. "We cerned about playing righ Last season's Wolverin 54th in the polls, with record of 9-14. This seaso is their best chance to NCAA by storm. "We have the potential t 15 or top…

…-20 team," Eisne The Wolverines are als their fall preparation a MARGARET MYERS/Daily Junior William Farah and the rest of the Michigan men's tennis team face a difficult challenge this weekend in…

… North Carolina. ,The Wolverines will face some of the top teams in the nation at the Tar Heel Invitational. It should Tisch Tennis Center. it the com- Completed in early 1997, . tlie state…

… spectator t practice, facilities should be completed.by es did not next summer. uries. All With a top-notch structure in ng, includ- which to play, the Wolverines will be who comes able to gain an extra step…

… a top- The Wolverines will then try"to r added. bring back what came to Michigan o enjoying 40 long years ago - a natiUI t the new championship. ire for Eck weekend. Although the Wolverines are ranked…

… 19th iie nation - tops in the Big Ten --Zawacki sai#Ie girls are not overconfident. "Every team works hard over the sumr:' Zawacki said. "Preseason rankings don't ri ab much." The Wolverines will have…

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…

December 09, 1997 (vol. 108, iss. 50) • Page Image 9

… close or Blue y Dan Stilman Daily Sports Writer PEORIA, Ill. - Remember the bril- liant performance put on by the Wolverines in their 83-59 thrashing of UNLV on Saturday at Crisler Arena? Well, forget it…

… an 18- point thrashing of Cleveland State on Nov. 19, Michigan's ... victories and losses have been hotly con- tested, especially on the oad. 'The Wolverines 1Z 4 * now 2-1 on the road, with their two…

November 25, 1991 (vol. 102, iss. 41) • Page Image 14

… Central Collegiate Hockey Association, while the Wolverines were deadlocked in first and the top-ranked team in the nation. Michigan ex- tended the streak to 10 by virtue of its 5-4 victory Friday, before…

… what its Hollywood roles would dictate - the mighty Wolverines did not sweep the action, nor did the lowly Flames win a game. UIC had chances to prevail in either contest. The Flames played much stronger…

… constant source of delight for Wolverine centers un- til this weekend. While the recent impressive numbers put up by Wolver- ine centers against Miami could not reasonably be expected to continue, the Flames…

… were gaining possession of the puck at an alarming rate. Losing so many faceoffs hurt the Wolverines by reducing the number of chances that they had been accustomed to having. Michigan's response to the…

… The Natural, it did not prove to anyone that the Wolverines were the dominant team. The Wolverines left the locker room sullenly, but they were satisfied to have escaped with two points. The Flames left…

… attitude of competing evenly with the Wolverines. UIC still made mistakes Saturday to provide Michigan with some early opportunities, but again the Wolverines did not burn the Flames early. Furthermore…

… Flames to defeat the Wolverines, but also unlike the movies, UIC lost. His knowledge of the Wolverines aided a game plan which made the Flames the most prepared team the Wolverines have played. None of the…

… .Wolverines seemed to be surprised by the Flames' performance Friday. But although the close nature of the game disturbed them, it apparently did -not concern them enough to make them realize that they would…

… center missed the shot, but the Wolverines won on a goal with one second to play. ICERS Continued from page 1 pleased with his squad's performance. "I think for us to come into their building, play six…

May 24, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 125) • Page Image 16

… of "The Victors" at Ohio State's Bill Davis Stadium just before the rain could drive them off the field for one last time. The Wolverines, thanks to senior Jason Alcaraz's game-winning single in the…

… within seconds the Wolverines were sprawled all over the field in uncontrolled jubilation. "We battled all year for this," Michigan second baseman Bobby Scales said. "This feels great." But it was not easy…

October 15, 1998 (vol. 109, iss. 13) • Page Image 21

… Daily Sports Writer Last year was supposed to be the year of lowered expectations for the Michigan hockey team. The Wolverines were supposed to finish third in the CCHA, put up a good fight at regionals…

…, and use that experience to contend for the national title this year. Way to screw things up, guys. Instead of bowing out quietly in the regionals, the Wolverines made a trip that they weren't supposed…

December 06, 1996 (vol. 107, iss. 46) • Page Image 18

… is one of the oldest in Wolverines' history, dating back to 1919. The rivalry continues today, with the talk of ties between the two pro- grams, a sort-of broken family syn- drome. It continued last…

… night at Crisler -Arena. Detroit coach Perry Watson, previously an assistant at Michigan, left the Wolverines for the Titans in 1993. And Detroit senior Leon Derricks transferred from Michigan in 1994…

…, what Conlan did was much simpler. and yet it mu1ay the best single play by a Wolverine this season. Taylor got the ball in the post, on the right side, backed his man in a little, turned and put up the…

… hands, and he put it right back into the buck- et. After trailing by as many as eight points, the Wolverines were now only behind by one. That play, and the man who made it, epitomize some of the stuff…

… kind of play you see on a Bobby Knight team, a Dean Smith team, a Mike Krzyzewski team. And those are teams men- tioned in the same breath as Michigan, by virtue of the Wolverines' lofty No. 7 ranking…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

January 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 58) • Page Image 11

…(Ttle ortjcbtgun I)tftlt I S JOHN KF The Michigan hockey team defeated Alaska-Fairbanks, this weekend. The Wolverines sit atop the CCHA stand icers bak Alcaka., 5-1 By Chris Farah Daily Sports…

…'s Folly." After Saturday's game against the Wolverines CCHA, 20-4-1 overall), the Alaska-Fairbanks hocke was probably cursing the sale for another reason. . The combination of a grueling flight from Alaska…

January 16, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 53) • Page Image 11

…firtthi tt at1",6,tj Wolverines back on $rack a er earl oses EAST LANSING - All of a sudden there's reason to be excited if you're a Michigan basketball fan. And that certainly didn't seem possible…

… a couple of weeks ago when 0 Wolverines finished their holiday ak with a couple of losses at UNLV and Wisconsin. The Runnin' Rebels had lost five in a row before stunning Michigan by a basket. The red…

… to name-calling. Michigan's Robert Traylor was referred to as "fatso" more than once. Wolverine coach ve Fisher had to endure the "go me Fisher, because all you can do is recruit" chant, Anything for a…

Wolverines won the battle of the boards, 42-30, and blocked seven shots to Michigan State's one. Traylor The Wolverines con- trolled the glass, amassing 42 rebounds to the Spartans' 30. Michigan's dominance…

November 07, 1995 (vol. 106, iss. 27) • Page Image 10

… achieve-its goals for the 1995 season mostly because it could not score enough. The Wolverines headed into their sec- ond varsity season with reason to be optimistic. They were returning 13 play- ers…

… or more goals in nine games, and was shut out five times. The Wolverines scored 13 goals in a two-game stretch against Creighton and Valparaiso. Those 13 goals rep- resented over a third of Michigan…

October 04, 1995 (vol. 106, iss. 4) • Page Image 9

…'s soccer team night as well be kicking field goals - t boots more balls over the net than in t. That is why the Wolverines are 2-6-1. "We'd be winning if we were scoring," Vichigan coach Debbie Belkin said…

… the field," Belkin said. 'It's just putting that final (touch)." The Wolverines will try to find a rem- xdy for their scoring woes when they :lash with the Titans today at Detroit. The Titans (7…

February 02, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 67) • Page Image 13

…/Daily At last, Wolverines get one for the road in victory over Hawkeyes By James Goldstein and Dan Stillman Daily Sports Writers IOWA CITY - Finally, the Michigan basketball team won a big game - on the…

… road. After falling to Indiana on Jan. 6 and then falling apart against Illinois last weekend, it looked like the Wolverines might never win an important road ----------------- game, continuing an…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 12

… for the Wolverines or for Cervenak. Cervenak, who had tied Hayword for the all-time lead last Sunday, had been unable to record a hit in three straight games. But with the score tied 3-3 in the fourth…

… inning Cervenak found his swing and provided the spark the Wolverines need. The hit was extra special for Cervenak, given that his entire family was on hand to see him play because of Mother's Day. "I…

… performance from senior righthander J. J. Putz (4-3). The Wolverine hurler pitched eight innings, allowing only one run and strik- ing out seven. Michigan continued its winning ways in the opener of Sunday…

…'s Mother's Day double header. Wolverine pitcher Bryce Ralston improved his season record t an impressive 7-1, while he and hi teammates cruised to a 7-3 victory. Co-captain Mike Cervenak delivered the game…

… winner, breaking a fourth inning 3-3 tie with his fourth home run of the season. It was Cervenak's 268th career hit, which puts him atop the Wolverines all-time career hits list. Cervenak's shot seemed to…

… give the rest of his teammates a jump-start as the Wolverines would tack on three more runs in the inning, and held the Hoosier See BASEBALL, Page DANA LINNANE/Da y Michigan co-captain Mike Cervenak…

March 12, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 90) • Page Image 13

…, Atlanta probably hasn't seen much of Michigan. Those who have been paying attention know the No. 3 seed awarded to the Wolverines by the NCAA selection committee on Sunday is not unwarranted. Michigan…

… potential has come to fruition. DAN The STILLMAN Wolverines SIL A have displayed SMt the it many times this year. At first, there were only flashes - against Duke and in the Puerto Rico Classic. Recently…

October 13, 1997 (vol. 108, iss. 11) • Page Image 9

… Fisher. The news reached far beyond the Ann Arbor limits. Former Wolverines and their families from all across the nation blew steam about the way things were handled and felt sorry for the players in the…

…. Athletic Director Bo Schembechler chose Fisher to run his team, beginning immediately with the first round of the tournament. Fisher and the Wolverines went on to win the championship, beating Seton Hall, 80…

January 15, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 54) • Page Image 11

… of the Michigan women's swimming team's long bus trips. The Wolverines, however, are not deep in their thoughts, contemplat- ing their upcoming meet. Instead, they are hard at work to succeed in their…

… classes. As mandated by coach Jim Richardson, the Wolverines must study for the first two hours of bus trips, and the team complies. In fact, the swimmers study so hard that their mean first semester grade…

November 06, 1995 (vol. 106, iss. 26) • Page Image 10

… Gophers dug a hole, and the Wol- verines fell right into it. In the Big Ten Women's Soccer Tour- nament quarterfinals, Minnesota defeated Michigan, 2-0. Despite the close score, the Wolverines were…

… completely domi- nated. The Gophers outshot Michigan by a 21-3 margin and Minnesota goalkeeper Teresa O'Heam only needed to make one save for the shutout. Wolverine goalie Jori Welchans was busier, stopping…

… end the Wolverines' season. The loss improved Minnesota's all- time record against Michigan to 3-0. The Wolverines succeeded in holding the Gophers' and the conference's lead- ing scorer, Jennifer Walek…

…." Michigan put little pressure on Minne- sota. The Wolverines did not manage any shots in the first half. None of the Michi- gan forwards put the ball on net the entire game. Michigan had only one serious…

… chance all game. Sophomore Debbie Flaherty Welchans was the outstanding player for us" - Debbie Belkin Michigan women's soccer coach headed the Wolverines' lone corner kick of the game towards the corner…

… awards, which showed just how badly the Wolverines were outmatched. Minnesota was the most honored team. Five Gophers made the All-Conference squad, including Walek who was named MVP. Minnesota's Sue…

… Montagne re- ceived the nod for best coach. Flaherty was named to the first team. The sophomore, a second team selection last year, was the only Wolverine repre- sentative for the second straight season…

… handed the Wolverines their worst loss in team history, a 5-0 thrashing. 1995 First Team AN- Conference Goalkeeper- Merit Elzey (Indiana) Back - Marcie Dart (Michigan St.) Back - Jennifer Plante (Ohio…

… had no problem with facing off against nationally ranked opponents. The Wolverines welcomed the opportu- nity as a chance to measure them- selves against teams they'll likely face in the postseason. The…

… said. "It's a great complement to our ability." The Wolverines enjoyed the respect that comes along with being a na- tional runner-up; they placed second, behind Stanford, in last year's NCAA tournament…

September 25, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 134) • Page Image 9

… 2 Washington 2, PHILADELPHIA 1 (OT) U 'a Thursday September 25, 1997 9A Womens biamers travel east fir invite Wolverines to face ranked opponents Skta Srivastava DailySports Writer After…

… dominating the course in - jLansing last weekend, the Nigan women's cross country team 'Iravels to the William & Mary Invifational this Saturday in Williamsburg; Va. Joining th Wolverines will be Anerican…

… hoping that this strate- gy will improve the Wolverine's chances at NCAAs this year. If it works, don't expect the success to set any parallel trends. Studying habits, on the other hand, probably won't be…

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…

October 17, 1997 (vol. 108, iss. 15) • Page Image 12

… this season with flying colors. In the process, the Wolverines have been setting records, thanks to their one- two punch of John Mortimer and Kevin Sullivan. Mortimer and Sullivan have combined1 to win…

… every invita- tional title so far this season. The rest of the team hasn't let up either, resulting in a team victory every week the Wolverines have competed. When Michigan traveled to compete in an elite…

… $,000-meter courses of the season - it's own Michigan Golf Sourse, the site of the Wolverine Interregional at lI a.m. unday. "It's by far the toughest course we have run on all year," Michigan junior Todd…

… the Wolverines' home course. ' "I know it like the back of my hand," Snyder said. 4Although we don't run too many races on the course, we all tnow it so well. We do a lot of workouts on the course." r…

…,"Snyder said. "Kenyans bring fear into the hearts of all American runners:" a The Wolverines will also get a look at some individuals 4who raced in pre-nationals last weekend. "It will be nice to. see how we…

… stack up against those runners," Snyder ,said. Last season, the Wolverines did not win the Wolverine Interregional, finishing second behind North Carolina State. ,But last season is a different story. The…

Wolverines were ranked 10th at this time last year. (They were also without Sullivan and senior Don a McLaughlin - both of whom were red-shirted. o The Wolverines also had two freshmen, Jay Cantin and Steve…

… Lawrence, who now have a season under their belts. Some things won't change, however. Mortimer finished first last year and won the individual crown. The Wolverines have the advantage this weekend and expect…

January 27, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 60) • Page Image 5

… fairly close, and. if nothing else, very hard fought. The Wolverines didn't play their best basketball of the season, but behind a 17-4 run early in the second half, they JOHN played well enough to beat a…

… game," he said. "They got a lot of easy baskets. "We've got to work on getting back." When the Wolverines didn't get back, Michigan State guard Ray Weathers made them pay. He hit three 3-pointers in…

November 21, 1997 (vol. 108, iss. 40) • Page Image 15

… finally gets to play in a game that counts. After a month of practice and one exhibition game, the Wolverines will play in the MSU-Felpausch tourna- ment tonight and tomorrow at Michigan State's Breslin…

… Center. The Wolverines open their season tonight at 6 against St. John's. Fresno State will play the host Spartans at 8 p.m. Tomorrow, the winners and losers will pair off. "We want to improve with every…

March 10, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 86) • Page Image 13

… surprised a lot of people but it was just the way we played today that overshad- ows everything that happened during the year." The Wolverines (7-10 Big Ten, 15-11 overall) lost, 72-54, to Indiana (9-10, 16…

…- 13) on Friday in the first round of the conference tournament at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis. The loss marked the third time the Wolverines fell to the Hoosiers this season. "I guess three times you…

… and the media. She is the first Michigan player ever to be s lected for the Stacey Thomas, ' Zate 'a team honorable mention selection. MORE POSITIVES: Thomas wasn't the only Wolverine to receive…

… special honors last weekend. Junior Pollyanna Johns was selected to the All-Big Ten second team for the sec- ond-consecutive season. During this season, the 6-foot-3 center led the Wolverines in points (15…

January 28, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 65) • Page Image 10

… sellout for the Wolverines. The crowd of 7,602 was the biggest of the season for Michigan, topping the season opener against Michigan State by 61 fans. The Wolverines will be going for their fourth and…

… fifth straight sellouts this weekend against Lake Supe- rior. Tickets still remain, but the Athletic Department expects the tickets to sell out before game time. Attendance for the Wolverines is up…

… against the Wolverines in Sault Ste. Marie, including a shutout in the Saturday contest. Wolverine faithful flocking to Yost LAKER DOMINANCE: Lake Superior has domi- nated the series with Michigan. The…

… Lakers hold a 31- 10-5 all-time mark against the Wolverines and have* posted a 10-1-5 record over the last four seasons. The only Michigan victory in that span came last season at the Soo when the…

Wolverines knocked off the Lakers. Patrick Neaton's goal 37 seconds into the overtime gave the Wolverines a 4-3 victory. SOPHOMORE ..JINX?: Michigan center Brian Wiseman has disproved the theory of sophomore…

… College Hockey Top 10 poll to No. 4. The Wolverines trail Maine, Minnesota and Lake Superior, respectively. The Black Bears remain in the top spot in the nation despite losing Friday to Northeastern. HOME…

… SWEET HOME: Michigan has a 19-game unbeaten streak at Yost dating back to Dec. 14, 1990 against Lake Superior when the Wolverines fell to the Lakers, 4-3. PAUL TAYLOR/Daily Michigan goaltender Chris…

… Gordon makes one of his 35 saves against the Buckeyes Saturday night. The Wolverines won, 9-3, sweeping the weekend series. Gordon may face Lake Superior State next weekend. -,~ I I Summer in Boulder…

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

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

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

March 10, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 86) • Page Image 9

…- ever CCHA playoff appearance after joining the conference last season. On the ice at Yost Ice Arena it wasn't even close, as the Wolverines swept the best-of-three series with an 8-1 thrashing * Friday…

…, followed by Saturday's 11-0 blowout. The Nanooks, now 0-12 lifetime against the Wolverines, have lost the three games they have played at Yost since join- ing the league by a combined score of 32-2. While…

December 04, 1996 (vol. 107, iss. 44) • Page Image 9

… Michigan wrestling team was start- ing seven underclassmen. The Wolverines continued to post impressive results in their early sea- son tournaments, as seven wrestlers placed in the top five of their weight…

… Western Michigan at Yost Ice Arena. The Wolverines were blown out at home by the Broncos, 7-2, in Michigan's second game last season. Since then, the Wolverines are 19-0- 1 at Yost and have trailed their…

March 28, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 101) • Page Image 9

…. Loy led the Wolverines to a first-place finish at the Saluki Invitational at Southern Illinois. 11 Thursday March 28, 1996 9A - 1996 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS - Wolverines look to take two Swimmers try…

… top 10 in the nation for eight straight years, the Michigan men's swimming and diving team was able to surpass Stanford and win its first national champion- 'p since 1961 last season. ow the Wolverines

January 31, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 65) • Page Image 9

… Umhz £tftwiim hu Women netters face tough weekend The Michigan women's tennis team opens the dual match portion of its sched- ule this weekend. It will not be an easy two days for the Wolverines

…. Tomorrow, Michigan will be in Madison to take on No. I Wisconsin. On Sunday, the Wolverines will travel to Evanston for a date with No. 3 Northwestern, While both the Badgers and Wildcats will be all…

February 26, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 83) • Page Image 9

…i E r icdig4n uailI take Superior stuns Wolverines, sweeps 2-game series By Alan Goldenbach Daiy Sports Writer SAULT STE. MARIE - A week ago, the Michigan hockey team looked like a world…

…-beater after pasting first-place Michi- gan State, 8-1. This weekend, the Wolverines looked like the world had *ten them. Lake Superior State handed Michigan its first pairofweekend setbacks this season with a…

December 09, 1994 (vol. 105, iss. 47) • Page Image 15

… its first collegiate final examination. But the Wolverines had a test in a tough Nebraska squad last night at Crisler Arena. The proctors took the form of the Cornhuskers, who taught the young Michigan…

… team that it still has a long way to go before it reaches honor roll. One of the Wolverines' first lessons was Nebraska's stifling, trapping 1-2- 2 halfcourt press. Freshman Molly Murray, who is playing…

… season-high 99 points. Nebraska shot .672 percent - .002 off the all-time high for a Michigan opponent. Wolverine defenders looked more like matadors, conceding easy baskets to the bullish Nebraska offense…

…. If the Wolverines had won last night, not only would they have had more wins than in each of the past two seasons, they would be better-prepared for future exams. Michigan coach Trish Roberts said that…

… the win would have would have turned the team around and given the Wolverines a much-needed lift. All they can do is study and prepare for the next one. Women fall to Nebraska, 99-81 By RAVI GOPAL…

… Daily Basketball Writer The Michigan women's basket- ball team played 30 minutes of solid basketball last night. Unfortunately for the Wolverines, the Nebraska Cornhuskers played all 40. As a result…

…, Michigan was swamped by the Huskers (6-2), 99- 81, at Crisler Arena. After falling behind by as many as 12, the Wolverines (3-4) found them- selves trailing by just three. The Husk- ers' lead was 66-63 with…

… 10:38 to go. Then Michigan stopped playing, and Nebraska's Anna DeForge started. The 5-11 freshman guard poured in 11 of her 20 points to key a Husker harvest. Coupled with a sputtering Wolverine

March 21, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 95) • Page Image 11

… Medal of Honor By Fred Link and Josh Kleinbaum Daily SportsNWriters INDIANAPOLIS -- Caught between a tree and a cactus, the Wolverines are finding themselves in trouble. Five-time defending national…

… women's swimming meet in the his- tory of the world," Michigan coach Jim Richardson said. "It's faster than the Olympics." The Wolverines were led by two strong relays. The 200-yard freestyle relay team…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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… 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…

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