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May 20, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 123) • Page Image 14

…14 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 20, 2002 Wolverines address disappointing year By Charles Paradis Daily Sports Editor With the Big Ten season coming to an end, Michigan has been in a must…

…-win situation for the past two weeks. The Wolverines fell behind in the Big Ten standings early in the season but retained a chance to make the Big Ten Tournament if they could win the majority of their games in…

March 20, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 100) • Page Image 9

… Writer EAST LANSING - As the final scores flashed on Friday night, Michigan's loyal faithful in Jenison Field- house heartily proclaimed the Wolverines' resounding triumph in the team finals of the men…

…'s Big Ten Gym- nastics Championship. Displaying an array of depth and individual bril- liance, the top-ranked Wolverines dominated the event this weekend and won their second straight title with a…

… scintillating 232.1 performance. Their 2.6 margin of victory over second place Ohio State was the largest since 1994. This domination rings even more impressive as it came without the Wolverine's top gymnast, co…

…-captain Justin Toman, who was injured. Co-captain Kevin Roulston's 9.825 on the floor exer- cise allowed the Wolverines to stay within striking dis- tance of No. 4 Ohio State after the second rotation. From then…

… on, the race between the Wolverines and the Buckeyes resembled a Porsche passing a school bus. While emotionally-sparked Michigan hit routine after routine, top contenders Penn State (ranked No. 3) and…

… Ohio State faltered under the Wolverines' blistering scoring pace. The Nittany Lions had arguably their worst perfor- mance of the season, falling nearly five points off their season high of 230.5 with a…

… Title by the largest margin since 1994. The Wolverines will surely be the favorite at NCAAs in two weeks. To -ranked women repeat as champs By Richard Haddad Daily Sports Writer After Saturday's showing…

… OT fightBlue Moored for goo The Michigan women's gymnastics team entered the Big Ten Championships as a team of unlimited potential. Saturday at Penn State, the Wolverines initiated their postseason…

…'s basketball team has shouted for national respect all season. First, the Wolverines failed to crack e Top 25 after wins over nationally- ranked programs such as defending national champion Purdue. Then, they…

…, Michigan had the opportunity to finally land the teem it's desired against a perennial power. But the Wolverines failed to chop down the taller Cardinal in over- time, 81-74. In the first eight minutes, it…

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…

May 20, 1981 (vol. 91, iss. 11) • Page Image 16

…- Championships. - meter intermediate hurdles. Wolverine MICHIGAN'S chances of repeating By JOE CHAPELLE Wolverine long jumper James Ross track coach Jack Harvey looks for both as champs are not those of a longshot…

… Several Wolverine tracksters shar- took first in that event with a jump of Johnson and Woolfolk to do very well at by any means. It will rely heavily on the pened up for next weekend's Big Ten 24'3 ", while…

… teammate Derek Harper the Big Ten's. performances of several standouts. Outdoor Track Championships by com- placed second with his leap of 23'9 ". The Wolverines, last season the Big Ross, who holds the…

Wolverine record peting last Saturday in the Ann Arbor Ross is favored to win the long jump at Ten outdoor champions, hope for a of 24'3%", is a strong possibility to take Relays, an open meet featuring…

… college the Big Ten Championship, as well. repeat performance in 1981. Illinois, the the long jump. The Wolverines also ex- and area amateur thinclads from BUTCH WOOLFOLK, one of the current Big Ten indoor…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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…

September 10, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 140) • Page Image 19

… hungry tonight." In the tournaments first two matches, Michigan easily defeated Pittsburgh and Eastern Michigan in straight games. The Wolverines disposed of the Panthers 30- 18, 30-20, 30-27 on Friday…

… obvious that the two teams were well matched. Knotted at 29-29, an attack error by Georgia put the Wolverines up 30-29. The team needed just one point to win the game and take a 1-0 lead in the match. That…

Wolverine by finishing in sixth place individually with a score of 214. After rounds of 72 and 75 on Satur- day, Matthews charged up the leader board yesterday by firing a 67 to end the weekend at two…

…-under-par. Chapman and Kilcherman each recorded their career-low scores of 69 during play on Saturday en route to finishes of 17th and 29th, respectively. Nichols' 54-hole total of 219 was his best as a Wolverine and…

… weekend. The fall season will continue next weekend for the Wolverines, as they head to Minneapolis for the PSI Net Collegiate Invitational. "I'm very pleased - there's room for improvement, but it's up to…

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…

May 05, 1989 (vol. 99, iss. 1) • Page Image 14

…-0oealrcr Saturday, National Invitational (women) The Wolverines are well on their way, sporting a 36-10 overall record, Saturday, noon, MichiganIntercollegiate and a 15-4 conference record, good for sole…

…, strengthened their hold atop the conference. B lu e stilWhen last we left our heroes, though, they were preparing to face those same Spartans for an April 19 dual duel in East Lansing. The Wolverines o k…

…/3 igan State to bring their overall innings of no-hit ball. See Baseball, Page 16 Wolverine designated hitter K record to 34-16, 10-6 in the Big Ten. the nith inning yesterday as N It ai"'t over till it…

…'s over Wolverines continue their searc seemed more like a marathon as BY MIKE HEAD played very well," Wolverine coach Brian Eisner doubles three of the games went into extra The men's tennis team not only…

… finished their said. perform innings. The Wolverines lost the finals this past weekend, but they also managed Three Wolverines found their preparation first and last games in eight tnntngs, to knock off two…

… the score of 3-2. Last Friday, the Wolverines (11-9 overall, 7-0 "It is difficult in that setting - finishing Illinois In the second game of the in conference) victimized second place Minnesota finals…

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

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

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

January 09, 1981 (vol. 91, iss. 85) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily-Friday, January 9, 1981-Page 7 -ENGSTROM 1. Wolverine Coach Bo Schembechler defends his bowl record at a pre-game press conference. 2. Actor Lorne Greene, the Rose Parade's Grand…

… Marshal, waves from his horse-drawn float on Colorado Blvd. 3. Television cameras move in close to cover the Wolverine Marching Band at halftime. 4. Tailback Butch Woolfolk, the game's Most Valuable Player…

October 27, 1978 (vol. 89, iss. 44) • Page Image 13

…The Michigan Daily-Friday, October 27, 1978-Page 13 ii Mihian hockey. action pacihked 6 minutes, i I, * I h 1 7 { The 1978-79 Michigan hockey season has begun with the Wolverines getting off to a…

… his sixth season as the Wolverine coach, is counting onl senior Mark Miller to lead the team offensively. Along with Miller, Farrell has junior Dan Lerg and a whole host of recruits with the ability to…

… put the puck in the net. Last year, the Wolverines played many exciting games at home and they ex- pect to continue that through this season. The team will play their home games at Yost Ice Arena again…

November 19, 2010 (vol. 121, iss. 52) • Page Image 7

… started a six- game win streak that earned the Wolverines an appearance in the NCAA Tourna- ment for the 20th straight year. While extend- Michigan ing those two Matchup: streaks, Michi- LSSU 5-5-2; gan…

… State (3-4-1-0 CCHA, 5-5-2 overall) should be a lot easier on the Wolverines - they only have one streak to worry about. The last time the Lakers won a game against Michigan was in early 2007, and the…

… like that but when it comes down to it, every weekend counts," senior forward Matt Rust fa MAX COI Senior forward Matt Rust and the rest ot the Wolverine senior class have never lost to the Lakers. By…

…- MChigan ment on Sunday. Matchup: UCF The Wolverines 12-4-3; Michi- (14-4-3) didn't gan 14-4-3 just give a strong When: Sun- showing in the Big day 2 P.M. Ten Tournament Where: - they took home UM Soccer the…

… championship complex title. And with that win Michi- gan secured a first round bye in its fourth NCAA Tour- nament appearance. The Wolverines face a home matchup against Central Florida (12-4-3) on Sunday…

… potent offenses, as Michigan and UCF rank 10th and 12th in the nation respectively in total team offense. The Wolverines flashed their bal- anced striking abilities in their 4-1 rout of Penn State in the…

… the scoring attack. But to stifle UCF's attack, the Wolverines will rely heavily on their experienced defenders, starting with redshirt junior goalkeeper Chris Blais. Blais made nine saves in Mich- igan…

…'s win over Penn State and led the Wolverines to a shutout of Wis- consin the round before. The Seattle native is a captain this year andlooks to lead Michigan on Sunday. Michigan has found success at home…

… the Nittany Lions. He will try to help the Wolverines carry their momentum through to the NCAA Tournament this weekend. Ns/Daly said. "Especially with the CCHA, the point race being so close this year…

… weekend. In both games, fresh- man goalie Kevin Kapalka shutout the Bulldogs. No. 10 Michigan has had suc- cess in the past scoring on the Lakers. During the Wolverines' 11-game win streak, they aver- aged…

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

January 11, 2010 (vol. 120, iss. 70) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily I michigandaily.com I January 11, 2010 Junior Manny Harris reaches for a loose ball in the Wolverines' loss to Northwestern yesterday at Crisler Arena. Despite Harris's team…

… season, attempts to explain why his team played the way they did. In yester- day's case, he was trying to tell us why the Wolverines gave up a 17-point lead at home See STAPLETON, Page 3B Wildcat rally…

… the Wolverine defense for 25 points on the day, the Wildcat defense was more troublesome for Michigan. "Their 1-3-1 defense, what makes it so successful is the way they can touch the ball," Beilein said…

… Bill Carmody confirmed how the 1-3-1 zone devastated the Wolverines, too - his Wildcats were "really getting their hands on balls and taking away passing lanes," he said. It's no coincidence that…

… Michigan's 18 turnovers more than doubled its season average. Northwestern's zone worked, and it certainly confused the Wolverine offense. See NORTHWESTERN,Page 3B SAID ALSA LAH/Daily Freshman Darius Morris…

September 22, 2008 (vol. 116, iss. 15) • Page Image 12

… Daily DETROIT - Fifty-five minutes into the men's soccer team's 5-1 win over Detroit on Friday, Mauro Fuzetti made Wolverine history. The Michigan junior midfielder became the first Wolverine since 2003…

… to record a hat trick. Michigan coach Steve Burns called Fuzetti, who also became the Wolverines' seventh-leading scorer of all-time, the "man of the match." "He was just dangerous all day and he was…

… hat trick. Fueled by some pent-up aggres- sion after losing Wednesday to Kentucky, the Wolverines (5-2-1) left Detroit with an explosive win. But the game wasn't all about Michigan. Detroit tied the…

… it was now a "new game." Buttheir encouragement seemed to spark the .Wolverines, who responded quickly to change the dynamic. Just five minutes after the Titans' game-tying goal, the Wolverines

… 90 minutes to secure a final score of5-1. After Wednesday's tough loss, winning Friday's game was very important to Burns. For the sec- ond time this year, the Wolverines looked to rebound strong from…

… 1-1 double-overtime tie at Arizona Sta lye WolverineS fight dry heat In tie Women's soccer team winless in Arizona trip By RUTH LINCOLN Daily Sports Writer After 110 minutes in the 100- plus degree…

… desert heat, the Michigan women's soccer team was gassed. The Wolverines battled Ari- zona State to a 1-1 tie in double overtime Sunday at the Sun Devil Soccer Stadium in Tempe, Ariz. Unfamiliar and…

… overwhelming for some of the Wolverines, the arid, southwestern temperatures* presented an extra challenge throughout the day. Michigan trainer Tina Scully tried to provide some relief, by pouring water down the…

…, the Wolverines (3-4-2) hoped to bounce back in the second leg of the West Coast roadtrip. In Sunday's game, the Wol- verines took control in the 35th minute when senior midfielder and forward Danelle…

… behind the defenses and will get these great chances right in front of the net. And she's got the com- posure to stick them in the back of the net." The Wolverines held onto their, slight lead until the 85…

March 01, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 102) • Page Image 9

… opposing arena. It's nothing new for the Wolverines - at least this season. Two weeks ago, Michigan put the finishing touches on a perfect confer- ence home mark (13-0-0) by easily sweeping Bowling Green…

…. Michigan has put on a show for the Yost faithful all season long, effortlessly pummeling any team that dare occupy the visitor's bench. But, when the Wolverines have left the comfortable confines of 1000 S…

November 10, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 48) • Page Image 9

… struggles t( By Chris Burke Daily Sports Editor If anything was made clear during the Michigan basketball team's lack- luster 73-61 exhibition win over Michigan Tech Saturday, it's that the Wolverines have a…

… lot to work on before the regular season starts Nov. 14 against Oakland. And no issue is more pressing for Michigan coach Tommy Amaker than getting all of his players healthy. The banged-up Wolverines

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…

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…

September 29, 1995 (vol. 106, iss. 1) • Page Image 13

… sports measures how well a team can react to adversity, or how it can bounce back after a loss. Wednesday night, the Wolverines lost in three games to Michigan State. Their loss came after a successful…

… prove to be formi- dable competition for the Wolverines (2-1, 8-5). Iowa is coming off an impressive conference finish in 1994. The Hawkeyes catapulted from 11th to third place in the latter half of the…

February 11, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 74) • Page Image 8

Wolverines began the week- end by dropping four out of five games to Minnesota and Purdue in Madison Saturday before rebound- ing against Illinois the following day. A tough Illini squad made it dif- ficult…

… for Michigan to post a vic- tory on the trip. The Wolverines got off to a fast start, taking the first game, 15-10. However, Illinois had other ideas and came back to edge the Wolverines, 17-16, in game…

… team refused to say they were still recovering from an emotional second-place finish in the Wolverine Collegiate Classic one week ago. "We didn't let down," Werner said. "We just didn't play quite as…

September 07, 1990 (vol. 101, iss. 2) • Page Image 21

… Green Daily Sports Writer Despite the addition of a new coach, Michigan's women's volley- ball team isn't exactly tearing up the nation. The Wolverines followed an 0-4 finish in the Boise State Tour…

…-host Boise State. The Wolverines finished the tournament by falling in four games to Utah State and to Oregon in a three-game sweep. First-year coach Peggy Bradley- Doppes, who brought sophomore middle hitter…

… Sports Writer A full moon hung over Tartan Turf - and became an element on the field - as the Wolverine field hockey team began its season Tuesday. Michigan notched its first victory, downing the…

… more color as the Wolverines were given the rare green card - twice - for apparently incidental contact. against Toledo The oddities continued when Toledo called on its goalie to take a penalty stroke…

… against the Wolverines. Clad in her heavy gear and pads, Carolyn Pishock tucked the shot into the upper left corner for the Rockets' only score. Despite the irregularities, Michigan senior Josee Charvet…

… what you do; that's really important." Michigan will try to add to its lone victory in three games this weekend in St. Louis. The Wolverines takeson Southwest Missouristoday, Louisville Saturday and…

… Virginia Sunday. Sturm story. Akron, one of the nation's best blocking teams, jumped to a 10-3 lead in the first game, but with White serving, the Wolverines cut the Zips' lead to 10-7. However, Michigan…

…'s run ended and Akron cruised to a 15-9 victory. Game two started ominously for Michigan as Wolverine setter Erica Badran-Grycan served wide. Michi- gan quickly regained service and used a strong net game…

March 03, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 101) • Page Image 14

… that to the Michigan women's gymnastics team. The Wolverines (9-4, 2-1 Big Ten) scored two huge road victories in the last two weeks, both against top-lI teams. First, the Wolverines knocked off No. 11…

… Denver with a mile-high score of 197.025 on Feb. 22. Then last week, they traveled to Utah to take on No. 5 Utah, winning the event 196.750- 195.875. To make things even more sunny on the Wolverines

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…

January 21, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 57) • Page Image 18

… where I felt better about where we are than I do right now." But the meet wasn't all smiles for the Wolverines (3-0 Big Ten, 4-3 overall). No. 3 Georgia (6-0 overall) started out strong and never looked…

… back. The Bulldogs took both first and sec- ond place in the 200-yard medley relay, then first place in the 1,650 distance swim, jumping out to a 27-9 lead. The fifth-ranked Wolverines only won three…

September 03, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 120) • Page Image 71

… women's basketball conferences in the country - no thanks to Michigan. Witt just 12 league victories over the past sxseasons, the Wolverines have become a fixture among Big Ten doormats. Last year the…

Wolverines were 1-15 in the Big Ten, 7-20 overall. The injury bug has bitten Michigan ch Trish Roberts' teams hard in the Xt few years, and the unfortunate tra- dition continued in 1996. Freshman Ann Lemire…

… suffered a torn anterior cru- ciate ligament just seven games into the season, the fourth Wolverine to suffer a season-ending injury in as many years. Lemire was averaging 10 points per game when she got…

…-foot-3 Johns' athleticism opened eyes around the Big Ten in-her first full season. The Wolverines' lone senior in '96, co- captain Jennifer Brzezinski, finished her Michigan career with a strong second…

… duties throughout the season. Kiefer - listed generously at 5- foot,7 in the Wolverines' media guide - led the team in assists and minutes, and Soccer returns starting squad, looks to improve * Big Ten…

…. Last season the Wolverines were 7-11-2, and only 1-5-1 in the Big Ten, finishing in last place. Head coach Debbie Belkin expected to see a better performance out of the team, and will be looking for the…

…, "with the same expectations as last year, with a little higher expectations on the close games we lost last year." It didn't happen. Playing a much tougher slate than the pre- vious season, the Wolverines

… enough to win. The Wolverines did average slightly more than their opponents (1.85 goals a game), but that figure does not accurately represent the season. Michigan scored 13 of its 37 goals in a weekend…

… sweep of cream puffs Creighton and Valparaiso. The Wolverines' offensive threat came mostly in two juniors, midfielder Debbie Flaherty and forward Ruth Poulin. Flaherty set the school record for goals in…

… ankle injury forced her to miss eight games, and slowed her in others. Wolverine soccer should improve this year - every starter returns from the team that started six freshmen all season. The record may…

October 27, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 38) • Page Image 18

…8B - October 27, 2008 sMonday The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 8B - October 27, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom 0 Wolverines win first weekend series, upset No.11 Gophers A H…

… basics," junior outside hitter Juliana Paz said. SAuD ALSALAH/Daiy Midway through the first Junior Juliana Paz led Michigan with 16 kills against Minnesota Saturday night in the set, the Wolverines held a…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

November 05, 2001 (vol. 112, iss. 26) • Page Image 14

… of the Wolverines as an "uninspiring performance." Rademacher was pleased with the team's early play, though. Amy Sullivant scored the first goal less than four minutes into the con- test. Forward Abby…

… score 2-0. It was one of the last signs of life from the Wolverine offense. "Sometimes you get up early (in the game) and get a bit complacent," Rademacher said. In the second half, the Wolverines forced…

… off the crossbar of Michigan's goal. The Wolverines had better be awake this Thursday. No. 2 seed Michigan will face No. 7 Michigan State in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. This will be the…

… second time the teams have faced each other in two weeks. The Wolverines defeated the Spartans 2-1 in a Lau shines in goal as Blue stuns Ohio State By Chris Burke Daily Sports Writer If the Michigan men…

…-save shutout as the Wolverines upset No. 14 Ohio State, 1- 0, in Columbus on Friday night. The victory was Michigan's first road win of the season, and the program's first- ever varsity win over a ranked team…

… accomplish once this year." For Lau, the win was especially sweet. Playing in his hometown, Lau was forced into action after Joe Zawacki received a red card in the Wolverines' 4-0 loss to Furman on Oct. 28. It…

… game pending an official ruling, the Wolverines are hoping that Lau can continue his hot play. "It's fantastic for the kid - two starts DANNY MOLOSHOK/Daily Although Michigan was uninspired against…

… Western Michigan, Abby Crumpton (22) was a bright spot. She had a goal and an assist as the Wolverines knocked off the Broncos, 2-0. and two Big Ten wins," Burns said. "Any- time he can get this type of…

… the clamps on the Buckeye attack. Despite yielding 16 shots - only four were on net - the Wolverines were able to keep Ohio State from capitalizing on any of their opportuni- ties during the physical…

…'t convert on them." Michigan will hold the fourth seed for the Big Ten Tournament that starts Thurs- day in Madison. On the basis of Wisconsin's 1-0 win over Ohio State yesterday, the Wolverines will draw a…

September 06, 2000 (vol. 110, iss. 135) • Page Image 72

Wolverines, who stood at No. I all season long, by the painfully close margin of 231.975-231.85 to win the 2000 NCAA men's gymnastics champi- onship. - For a team that finished second-to-last at the Big Ten…

… of leader Iowa. As the defending national cham- pion Wolverines gnashed their teeth in anticipation of a final rally on the vault, the Lions lurked behind patient- ly, preparing themselves to compete…

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