The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, March 01, 1974, Page page 8, Image 8

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Husker athletic fans may be fretting because of a
relative lack of activity in Lincoln this weekend. The
Srand wrestling squads are out of the state saving
for Big 8 championships. The basketball team w A I
travel to Kansas State University for a Saturday game.
But fans, take heart. There is one varsity team In
action this weekend-the women's swimming team.
The Wonder Women, as they call themselves are
hosting the state col lega swimm.ng championships
Saturday in the Women's Physical Education Bldg.
90 "We've never taken the state meet before," UNL
Coach Pat Sullivan said. "We're really anxious to keep
dThefirst year mentor is confident that her team
will accomplish that feat, although she said it should
be a close race with Kearney State College. Other
teams entered are Creighton University and
Concordia College.
Starting with preliminaries at 9:30 a.m., the meet
closes with a final session starting at 1 p.m.
Individually, the Wonder Women, 6-2, are led by
Ginny Kincada and Ruth Spencer. Both women have
qualified for the national women's swimming
championships at Pennsylvania State University
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March 14 though 16. .
. "Ruth stands a good chance to win every
Individual event she enters," Sullivan said. Spencer
vill compete in the 50-and lOOyard breaststrokes
and the 100-yard individual medley. She also
expressed confidence. .
"I haven't been beaten In any of the events, sne
said, adding that she was more concerned with the
team taking the championship than with her
Individual performances. .
Kincade will enter the 1- and 3-meter diving
events. Others Sullivan said have a good chance of
winning are Liz Gross in the butterfly events,
Phyllis Thagard in the freestyle and Debbie Petersen
in the backstroke. . , .
"Almost everybody on tho team is going to be in
the finals," SufUvan said.
The balcony overlooking the poo! has been
virtually filled at home meets this year, a considerable
Improvement over previous seasons.
Hopefully, the attendance trend will continue
Saturday, and Husker fans will find out that men
aren't the only ones who can produce athletic
championships at UNL.
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By Larry Stunkel
When UNL wrestling Coach Orval
Borgialli was asked about his team's
chances in the Big 8 tournament Friday
and Saturday, he said the Huskers could
finish anywhere from second to last
place, depending on their emotional
'pitch.
Sophomore co-captain Bob Johnson
said the best way to measure how fired
up a team was is by the amount of sleep
the wrestlers get the night before the
match.
"If it means a lot to you, you II lay
around and think about the match most
of the night," Johnson said.
Johnson said the team h3S showed
signs at practice this week that they were
starting to get fired up.
Even if the youthful Huskers reach an
emotional peak this weekend in the
Norman, Okla., tournament they'll have 8
tough time taking tha title from
defending Big 8 champion Oklahoma
State University.
Returning from last year's unit for the
Cowboys are defending conference
champions Billy Martin, at 128 pounds,
and Rick Jones, at 177 pounds.
Borgialli warned that the dual season
record is not an accurate indicator of the
meet's outcome. "It will be purely an
individual tiling down there," he said.
For the Huskers, top individuals
include Johnson, at 190 pounds. He can
expect trouble from Alex Maculuso of
OSU, ISU's Al Nacin and Tom Cook from
the University of Missouri; Bruce Conger,
heavyweight, who posted the second best
individual record on this year's Husker
team; Gary Harnisch and Tony Jennings,
who both have shown much improvement
at tne ena or mis season, kwiuims
Borgialli.
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The Kansas State University
basketball team, ranked 15th
nationally, will be in search of
Its 23rd consecutive home
victory when the Wildcats face
the Huskers Saturday.
The teams' meeting marks
the third confrontation
between the two schools this
season. In the first round of
the Big 8 tournament last
December, KSU outscored
UNL, 63-47. Then on Jan. 22,
UNL' unbeaten home victory
string was snapped in a come
from behind 73-65 Wildcat
victory.
KSU will be starting four
seniors. They are probably the
strongest team offensively of
any In the conference,
according to Husker Coach Joe
CIpriano.
KSU downed the University
of Missouri, 69-67, Tuesday,
bringing Its first place
conference record to 11-1 and
overall record to 18-5. UNL,
after dropping a 51-46 decision
to the University of Kansas,
mtlna .fniirth in thfl
conference with a 5.6 record.
The Huskers are 12-11 overall.
The Wildcats will start last
year's conference
Player-of-the-Year in 5 ft. 11
In. guard Lon Krugcr. He will
be joined in the backcourt by 6
ft. 3 In. senior Danny Beard.
The Purple Pride's center will
be 6 ft 8 In. senior Gene
McVey, and trie forwards are 6
ft. 9 in. senior Larry Williams
and 6 ft 8 in. freshman Dean
Harris.
Cipriano indicated that he
would stick with his usual
starting five-guards Jerry Fort
and Tom Novak, forwards
Steve Erwin and Brendy Lee
and center Larry Cox.
The Huskers junior varsity
squad, 6-4, will close out its
season in trie 5:15 p.m.
preliminary game when it takes
on KSU's junior varsity.
friday, march 1, 1974
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