The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, February 17, 1976, Image 6

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Page 6 THE BATTALION TUESDAY, FEB. 17, 1976 SENIORS Texas A&M swimmers Check our special prices for full length portraits for the Centennial Class of '76. wife .y 'M r 'm • place second to Mustangs UNIVERSITY STUDIO By SANFORD RUSSO Battalion Contributing Editor 115 College Main, Northgate 846-8019 The swim team made a strong sec ond place showing at the SMU Invi tational Meet this past weekend. “Get it on with Suzuki” New Dealer’s Aggie Special Special Price 1976 Price 1975 TC-100 $595.00 $692.00 1975 TS-185 $795.00 $945.00 . . .and many more specials! SUZUKI SPORT CENTER 2609 S. College Bryan 822-9439 Three A&M point-getters, flyers Don Wederman and Bill Yates along with Olympic-class swimmer Erik Rasmuson, were hospitalized during the weekend for flu infection. “I just hope the rest of the team can stay well,” said Coach Dennis Fosdick. Conference is two weeks away for the men and a sick team could prove disastrous to the 18 man traveling squad. The SMU meet provided another chance to shatter school records with a team consisting mostly of freshmen. that’s going to be used for confer ence,” said Lien. “It gives you a mental picture of what to prepare for. The pool has a good feel and atmosphere. ” Another record was broken by senior Steve Moore, in an event he did not want to swim until this meet. Moore bettered Larry Schueckler’s old record by .07 seconds in the 400-yard individual relay. “Moore’s swim gave the team the confidence and inspiration to make a good swim individually. He set the pace, ” said assistant coach Schueck- ler. “The team swam about as well as could be expected swimming tired and about ready to taper, said Fos- dick. The coaches from the other schools are going to have to consider A&M a threat at conference, said Schueckler. He said that previous to the SMU showing, most SWC coaches thought A&M wouldn’t have a chance at a fourth place finish. “When we swam UH earlier, they had shaved down and tapered and beat us, but at SMU we were even and we beat them (UH),” said Schueckler. The final team scores at the SMU meet were SMU 707, A&M 371, UH 347, UTA 183 and OSU 115. 'S' Freshman Roger Lien bettered the 1650-yard freestyle mark set by Doug Meaden. Lien swam a 16:52.14, nearly 10 seconds better than the old record. “I expect to be swimming near a 16-flat by conference time,” Lien said. This time would put the freshmen in contention with the dis tance swimmers, but would not start to touch the strength of UT or SMU. “It did help to swim in the pool Wrestlers beat Texas Tech before home crowd of 4,000 Before nearly 4,000 fans in G. Rol- lie White Coliseum, the Texas A&M Wrestling team outpointed Texas Tech 23-19. The Red Raiders were rated the number one wrestling team in the state prior to the match. r Mi ^ZtLryos /a Mfjc/c Hemp sandal 01 safety tread. 15. PATRICIA 846--; HAIR CARE FOR GUYS & GALS MANOR EAST MALL a A Kentucky Fried Chicken meal — that mouth watering golden brown chicken and all those delicious fixin's—now that’s real goodness. Kentucky Fried Chicken y 110 Dominik Dr., College Station 3320 Texas Avenue, Bryan U.S.D.A. Grade A Chicken Grown in Texas The Aggies built an early lead and held on to the finish despite losing points by forfeiting a match in the 177-pound class. Frank Cox of A&M pinned Dick Gaston in 5:40 in the 118-pound competition. Bobby Hines de- cisioned Phil Albrecht 6-1 in the 126-pound class and Karl Armstrong won a 11-3 Walker decision over David in the 134-pound match. A&M tennis team at whips Sam Housto By The Texas A&M University tennis team upped its sea* record to 3-1 with a victory over Sam Houston State Universi F riday. The Aggies won all six singles matches and the three double! Kas matches in defeating Sam Houston 9-0. In the number one singles match, the Aggies’ Mike Moa defeated Larry Holdoft 6-3, 6-2. Tom Courson beat MarkSmiA 6-2, 6-4 in the number two match. The third match saw Marl Silberman defeat Stewart Morrison 6-3, 6-3 while Mark Pari® beat Scott Partridge 6-2, 6-2 in the fourth match. Roger Pier defeated Billy Koster 2-6, 7-6, 6-3 and John Kirwan beatAr mando Abmey 6-1, 6-2. The Aggies were without the services of their number ora singles player Charles Emley. Emley missed the action because of the flu. In the doubles matches. Moss and Courson of A&M defeated Smith and Koster 6-4, 6-3. In the second doubles match Kirwai and Parker defeated Holdoff and Partridge 6-4, 6-4. In the final doubles match Silberman and Baker beat Morrison and Abmet 6-2, 6-0. “The caliber of competition we’ve played has been muel tougher than Sam Houston’s, ” said Aggie Coach Richard Barkei “We’ve simply played tougher competition and it showed Friday’s matches.” The previous weekend, the Aggie tennis team competed in the Lamar University Tennis Tournament in Beaumont. Playin' in the tournament with A&M and Lamar were Houston Baptist and North Texas State University. The Aggies lost to LamarW, defeated Houston Baptist 9-0 and beat North Texas 9-0. The Aggies’ next action is Wednesday against a strong tea® from Southwestern Louisiana in College Station. The matches begin at 1:30. “Southwestern will be real tough,” Coach Barker said “They’ll probably be one of our toughest opponents so far this season.’ ’hang 1 tatior «spoi ent sp Women’s swim tear In the 142-pound division, Boh Bearden decisioned Tad Fowler of Tech 12-6 in a last minute comeback. Tim Caulton drew Tech’s Allen Atnip 0-0 in the 150-pound class. Mark Farris needed only five mi nutes to pin the Aggies’ Robert Fisher in the 158-pound division while Blair Monhollen and Melvin Robinson drew in the 167-pound class. coasts in tournameii 'amiss 'he n ir Texas A&M’s John Manning de feated Joe Chappell in a 5-4 decision. Tech’s Dera Monroe decisioned Richard Linn in the heavyweight class by a 6-0 margin. The Aggies’ season record now moves to 7-4 with the victory and puts them in serious contention to repeat as state titlists. The next competition for the wrestling team will be the state tour nament although arrangements may be completed soon for another pre basketball game match for this weekend. The A&M women swimmers had an over 100-point margin in taking the TCLI invitational meet in a breeze this past weekend. The TCU meet is held annually as a prelude to the State meet which will be held Feb. 26-28 at Texas Tech. The TCU meet was high-lighted by Jeannie Buckle’s national qualify ing time in the 200-yard backstroke. She swam a 2:17.8 becoming the A&M record-holder in the event. This makes Buckle’s second qualify ing time. She also has qualified for the 100-yard backstroke. The team now begins its tapering in preparation for the state meet. “The women’s team looks stronger every year,” said Larry Schueckler assistant swim coach. “As the prog ram builds, good talent will seek A&M out.” The women expect mostc ra^ tion to come from the U1 Eight of the 19 events offered are dominated by UT sw A&M comes into strong coi for records as the state lecorii set last year. U t the te ifor 5: Sonny Parker selected SWC|° lw liier player of weiyl u |en, pio of ;ed' leir The LaSalle a resident Hotel FACULTY, STAFF, POST-GRADS: Do you need a quiet, dignified place to live & study? 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