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Saturday, April 25. 1992 LOCAL SPORTS Lincoln Journal-Star Page 13 From Page 1 1 Drake Nebraska Red-White Spring Gamo Rosters White squad Red squad Doug Colmon ILB 44 Phil Ellis Fes. ILB ILB 1 Ralph Lott CB Mike Anderson, 47 Corev Dixon, 2 Jason Simdorn, FS OLB 49 Greg Fletcher Sal Issoka. 5E CB CB Jefisoilch, Steve Oft Leonard Alexander Troy Broneh ILB ILB 51 Jim 52 Mott Pen land. Troy Dumas, FS Marcus Andre Mc Duffy Dorren Schmodek ILB Lorenzo Br Ink ley WB S3 Bryan Prultt CB CB FB jonnReece Terns cnornev Brod Mundt Luther Hardin.

54 JonPedersen, OB OB Jen McMiiien JoelComwell Andre Mc Duffy OG DT OG OT RobZatecnka 54 Tyrone Wayne Meylan. FS Ken Mehlln 11 Jamie Weyers, 12 Tom Sleler Kevin McMlndes. PK BrodVCaskev. oa oa oa PK P-PK Tom Chris Zytda Steve Volln. Aaron Grohom.

14 Jeff Urn 42 44 47 48 70 13 Byron Bennett Jason Chris Borland -PK-F QB DougWoddell OT OT Brenden QB Tony Velond 14 Brook Berrlnger. 15 Jav Herman Mark Brown dM riMMite MwilA Sedrlc FS 73 Robert Chod 49 Dave Jensen 1 1 CB 74 MottHllman Brodv Mercer Derek Brown. 17 Brett PopplewelL DT OG IB 70 Jamie Liewer. 72 Silos Cleveland DT OT Will 1 75 77 FB Cory Schleslnser, Lance Lund Kenny Wilhlte- 73 DOVrtf NOOWOfl oo sees 1 1 oeeoooi teeoti 1 1 OLB 81 22 Davld Selrvs MG OG MG 74 JoelWIIks Jerod Himan. Merrltt Nelson RB 82 Lance Lewis Abdul Muhammad, KylEmilck Allen Pommier Ryon Barry Domon Schmodeke.

Deon Schneider 23 24 FB joeieetkv, 83 Billy 64 Donta Jones, 24 Dave Shyuan Jower I LB 32 Eddie Stewart. ,..78 OLB OLB OLG 25 Trumane Bell Tory 33 Tyrone Hughes 35 Jim 24 JeH ILB ss Doane Mike Dlckmever Jacaues Allen 27 Travis 37 Clester Johnson T6 TB 28 Darin Du n- 38 Vincent Hawkins Si Steve Cornier Erich how Mott Show M. MarkGllman TE TE TE Leroi Jones SS ILB William Washington Jason Pesterfleld. 32 Eddie Stewart. Aaron Penland 33 John Martin.

Clint Brown Jerry irons Charles 34 Trev Alberts Tom Werner OLB OLB ni oavia OLB MG TE 35 Jason Fisher, Ken -IB Bart Furrow Gerald Armstrong-Darren Williams Terry Connealy 34 Bruce Moore, Austin Wertt Calvin Jones Zeke Cisco DT DT 37 Chris Morris John Parrella Adorn Schultz. Travis 94 David OLB OLB Rick Blatny RodHoarber. FB 97 BIH Nebraska freshmen share 29th From Journal-Star staff and wire reports ST. PAUL, Minn. Nebraska's two entries in the NCAA women's nasties championships turned in matching all-around scores Friday as the two-day meet got under way.

STATE DES NU women sign Oregon player of year The Nebraska women's basketball team has signed Usbet Brenden of Silverton, to a letter of intent. Brenden, a 5-foot-6 guard, was named Oregon player of the year in 1 992 after leading Silverton to a 23-4 record. She averaged 23 points, four rebounds and six assists per game her senior season. "I have a desire to win," said Brenden, who chose Nebraska over Weber State, Arizona State, Idaho and Oregon. "I don't lose, and I don't plan on losing." Bentz to coach both Husker swim teams Cal Bentz will serve as head coach of both the Nebraska men's and women's swimming and diving teams starting next season, NU Athletic Director Bob Devaney announced.

Bentz, who has been the men's coach since 1978-79 and has guided the Cornhuskers to 13 straight Big Eight titles, will take on additional duties as head coach of the women's team after the resignation last month of 16-year women's head coach Ray Huppert. Meanwhile, Huppert has taken a job as a sales representative for the Peed Corporation in Lincoln. Bentz said four-year women's assistant Kelly Nordell will remain on the staff as will eight-year men's assistant Rick Paine and third-year men's and women's diving coach Jim Hocking. Bentz also announced that Lincoln High graduate Amy Tidball has been hired as a restricted-earnings coach. NU women in third in bid for bowling repeat MILWAUKEE The Nebraska women are in third place and the men in eighth heading into Saturday's semifinals and finals at the National Bowling Council Intercollegiate Bowling Championships.

Kim Berke is averaging 197 for the defending champion Husker women, and the NU men's Larry Steppe Jr. is averaging 201. NU assistant doesn't get W. Illinois job MACOMB, III. (AP) Jim Kerwin, an assistant at Kansas State the past two seasons, was named Western Illinois' new men's head basketball coach, a job for which Nebraska assistant Gary Bargen was a finalist.

The third finalist was Dennis Lehnus, head coach at Kankakee Community College. Three Chadron State linemen arrested CHADRON (AP) Chadron State linemen Steve Crow of Daytona Beach, Chad Kindle of Box Elder, S.D., and Jeff Connelly of Brady have been arrested on suspicion of possessing a performance-enhancing drug that is illegal without a prescription, authorities said. Coach Brad Smith said that the players were dismissed from the squad and that he would contact NCAA Division II officials about the incident. If the players are found innocent, they will be reinstated, he said. The players were jailed on 1 ,000 bond apiece, but county courts were closed because of Arbor Day, and no arraignment date has been set.

Creighton names Rasmussen assistant AD OMAHA (AP) Bruce Rasmussen, who has coached the Creighton women's basketball team since 1980, has been named assistant athletic director at the university. Rasmussen will step down as head women's basketball coach. A search committee has been formed to seek his replacement. Rasmussen, who has a career record of 196-1 47 at Creighton, coached the Lady Jays to a record 28-4 finish and their first NCAA berth in 1991-92. Nicole Duval, a freshman out of Lincoln Christian, and Martha Jenkins, also a freshman, totaled 37.6 of a possible 40 points to tie for 29th place.

The two Husker freshmen quali advanced in the 1,600 relay with the Meet's fastest time The men's 1,600 relay team (Mark Jackson, Jerry Marsee, Pat Trainor and Ken Waller) also advanced with a time of 3:08.70. The 3,200 relay team was leading the final but Renier Hen-ning dropped the baton and the Husk-erg dropped out That was probably the only sore spot all day," Pepin said. PUT itself in good position Friday to win more events Saturday, Pepin said. "Senior Stephen Golding advanced to'the final of the 110 high hurdles in 1.3.9, the fastest time of the preliminaries. I Golding also ran a leg on the Husker men's 800 relay team (with Mark Jackson, Ken Waller and Travis Grant) that placed third.

was pretty pleased with my hurdles time," Golding said. "Now, if I run that well tomorrow, 111 be in good shape." Travis qualified for the women's 100 final, and Grant qualified for the men's final. I Stewart won her heat in the 100 hurdles to advance to the finals, and Susan Hedrick-Rehm placed fifth in the 400 hurdles finaL NOTES: Husker Cris Hall placed fourth in the high jump, clearing 5-10, and Meredy Porter was seventh with a jump of 5-9. It was a pretty good meet for both of them, considering the weather" Pepin said. "It wasnt a great meet, but it was pretty good, too." "Nebraska Wesleyan's Kim Oden tied for 11th, jumping 5-7U.

Doane's Jana Hochstetler and Michelle Holt-man didn't clear the opening night 'Nebraska's Andy Meyer placed second in the shot put with his throw of 188 feet, 5 inches. The Wesleyan and Hastings 400 men's relay teams advanced to the finaL Hastings' 800 relay team also advanced. Doane's sprint medley team advanced, as did Wayne State's. recruit Paulette Mitchell, a senior at Council Bluffs (Iowa) Abraham Lincoln, set a Drake Relays and Iowa high school record in the shot put She won the event with a throw of 50-4K, the best outdoor throw in the nation this season. Mitchell also won the discus with a toss of 135-5.

This was the first year for the event at Drake. Results Men EVENT WINNERS-LOCAL FINISHERS: mot. tart 606 Ken Pooetoy. Wlwoton, 4M hurdltt Don Steele, Eastern Illinois. :S1.44i univtrtHy 80S relay Oklohoma (Nathan Banks, Tod Long, Alan Brown, Jason Rous-er), 1:2) 3.

Nebraska. college 4M relay Mornlngsldo (Chad Llbby, Chris New-ton, Brad BartMt, Stephen Pearson), 4. Hastings, university 1,304 ralay Eastern Michigan (Paul McMullen, Carl Warren. Greg Rhymer, Tommy Asinga), college 3,204 relay North Dakota (Kory Zimnev, Jason Harem, Nathan Swenson, Jored Brugge-: man), 4,404 relay Illinois (Jim de-Beers, Andy Homely, Jason West. Len Sltko), lovel Erik Smith, UCLA, 234-0; 4.

Nick Kutow, Nebraska 213-4; discus John Godina, UCLA, 201-10; 2. Andy Meyer, Nebraska, 168-5; lone lump Oblnna Eregbu, Iowa State, 24-lto; 10.6M Connor Holt, Oklahoma, invitational pole vault Scott Huffman, Pacific Coast TC IM'i. LOCAL QUALIFIERS IN PRELIMS: MS Travis Grant, Nebraska, 111 hurdles Stephen GoMlna, Nebraska, :13.9; college 404 relay Hastings, :41.98; Nebraska Wesleyan, 42.10; university 1,441 relay Nebraska college 1,404 relay Hastings, college sprint medley relay Doane, Hastings, Wayne State, 3:32.13. Women EVENT WINNERS-LOCAL FINISHERS: 4N hurdles Arnlta Green, Ohio State, :S7.v4; 5. Susan Hedrlck-Rehm, Nebraska.

SOS relay Nebraska (Kathy Travis, Kwoni Stewart, Shanelle Porter, Denis Lucas), distance medley relay Wisconsin (Sue Gentes. Kim Sherman, Amy Wlckus, Clare Elchner), 11:08.32 (meet record, old record 11:11.18, Art-lono. 1991); triple lump Sherln LI, Washington State, 40444; tavelHi Renate Bounder, Texas-El Paso, 170-10; high lump Tanya Hughes, Arizona, 5-lltt; 4. Crls Hall, Nebraska, 5-10; 1848 Jennifer Brower, Iowa, 2. Amber Anderson, Midland, 34:52.99.

LOCAL QUALIFIERS IN PRELIMS: 108 Kathy Travis, Nebraska, :11.59; IN hurdles Kwanl Stewart, Nebraska, 13.64; 460 relay Nebraska, :44.99; 1408 ralay Nebraska 3:40.63. y. 1 fied individuauy Nicole Duval after Nebraska just trussed earning a berth in the team competition. The Huskers were ranked 13th after regionals, and the top 12 teams advanced. Utah was the best of those teams in Friday's team finals, setting an NCAA championship record in the uneven bars with a team score of 49.4 en route to a total of 195.65.

Aided by a near-perfect Missy Marlowe, Utah won its seventh title in 10 years. Georgia, the No. 2 seed, totaled 194.6 to finish second. Marlowe, the only competitor in NCAA history to earn perfect 10.0s in all four events, didnt need any Friday to win the women's all-around crown. The senior earned the highest scores in three of four events uneven bars (9.975), balance beam (9.9) and floor exercise (9.95).

She finished at 39.65, her best all-around performance of the year and another NCAA championship record. Results Team scoring Utah 19545, Georgia 194.4, Alabama 193.35, Penn Stat 192.7, Arizona 191.95, Oregon State 191.3, Arizona State 191.0, California 190.7, UCLA 169.6, Stanford 189.1, Florida 168.7, Brigham Young 187.7. All-around leaders 1. Missy Marlowe. Utah, 39.45; 2.

Heather Stepp, Georgia, 39.45; 3. Dee Dee Foster, Alabama, 39.375; 4. Krlsten Kenover, Utah, 39.225; 5. Beth Wymer, Michigan, 39.1; 4. Stacy Fo-wlkes, Arizona, 39.025; 7.

Hop Splvey, Georgia 31.875; 6. Allison Barber, Penn State, 38.625. Aaaaaataa PrtMt Nebraska's Richard Grace competes in the floor exercise. NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships mmm JUvL is" iJ Booth 9.25, Chris Sey 9.2; Ohio Stat (47.65) Knopp 9.425, Simons 9.525, Nat Goodale, 9.5, Cooper 9.5, David Alexonder 6.9, Crumley 8.6. VAULT: Nebraska (46.6) Harrison 9.75, Grace 9.425, Bowers 9.575, letter 9.55, Louis Ball 9.5, Randy Simonson 9.35; Stanford (47.45) Lynch 9.6, Sey 9.6, Booth 9.4, Ryan 9.35, Bender 9.1, Cohen 9.05; Ohio Stat (44.6) Simons 9.6, Crumley 9.4, Cooper 9.35, Knopp 9.25, Scott Foster 9.2, Alexander 8.85.

PARALLEL BARS: Stanford (44.95) Lynch 9.925, Ryan 9.825, Booth 9.8, Adamek 9.7, Bender 9.7, Stein 9.1; Nebraska (46.425) Grace 9.775, Darling 9.725, Powell 9.45, Harrison 9.45, Bowers 9.425, Soeger 8.25; Ohio State (46.4) Knoop 9.75, Cooper 9.7, Crumley 9.7, Schllllnger 9.475, Simons 9.575, Howard 9.5 HORIZONTAL BAR: Stanford (46J) Lynch .9, Bender 9.775, Ryon 9.7, Both 9.425, Stein 9S, Hutchlngs 9.1; Nebraska (48.15) Horrlston 9.65, letter 9.625, Bowers 9.45, Darling 9.525, Powell 9.3, Groce 6.65; Ohio State (47.775) Knopp 9.75, Cooper 9.75, Schllllnger 9.425, Simons 9.55, Foster 9.1, Crumley 9.1. At Devoney Sports Center Team scoring Stanford 269.575, Nebraska 288.95, Ohio Stat 264.25. Events (Top five scores count toward team total) FLOOR EXERCISE: Ohio State (46.55) Jim Knopp 9.6, Kevin Crumley 9.75, Adam Cooper 9.475, Kip Simons 9.475, Chris Howard 9.45, Rusty Schllllnger 9.525); Stanford (48.1) Jolr Lynch 9.8, Josh Stein 9.7, Steve Hutchlngs 9.45, Jeff Bender 9.55, Jason Cohen 9.4, Tim Ryan 9.0; Nebraska (46.075) Dennis Harrison 9.65, Richard Grace 9.725, Sumner Darling 9.45, Burkett Powell 9.5, Rick letter 9.35, Che Bowers 9.2. POMMEL HORSE: Stanford (48.9) Lynch 9.925, Mark Booth 9.6, Bender 9.75, Shawn Adamek 9.725, Ryon 9.7, Stein 9.4; Nebraska (46.5) Bowers 9.675, Darling 9.75, Horrlson 9.725, Josh Soegert 9.45, Grace 9.5, Powell 9.1; Ohio State (47.475) Knopp 9.75, Howard 9.725, Crumley 9.45, Cooper 9.45, Simons 9.3, STILL RINGS: Nebraska (47.8) Harrison 9.675, letter 9.425, Powell 9.525, Darling 9.525, Grace 9.45, Soegert 9.3; Stanford (47.475) Ryan 9.6, Lynch 9.475, Bender 9.55, Cohen 9.4, ft Listen to Tom Bodett of Motel 6 Fame May 4th on FR3GGY 105.3 at 4)K Alt Per Month $350 BUYS ALL YOUR MOBILE PHONE CALLS AT BestCell. Sportskx is a feature of the Saturday Jour- nat-aiar sponignnng tne outstanding accomplishments of area athletes, young and ok).

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1n the Region IV meet, Jakub finished second in the Class III (ages 10-12) all-around standings behind Paul Hamm of Brookheld, Wis. Hamm produced a score of 47.7, and Jakub compiled a 47.6. in Class ill. 8.2 is the base score, and crvmnasts can 1 il JliirPii A- I ALL GENUINE TOYOTA MUFFLERS All ChampionjndRusseirAthletiC' sweats; shirfstariks, and shortsl' are on sale this SATURDAY at Tailpipe Included. High Quality.

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Olympic team. "Only time will tell," West said. "I've seen a lot of good gymnasts at the younger level who lose interest or are injured and end up not going the futt nine yards." Chuck Chmelka's Nebraska School of Gymnastics team won team titles in three classes at the regional meet. r-CKU llkiCTrtVfTTA IAI ITV V.I'.DSKiZLD YilrER INSERT TRANSSSSIOH swiHewa mm PMlfire Ml l1lllllllllllll6lllll6IIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIHIMIIIIII6MIIIIIIIllfi8IU I $1.00 ofgvery tlebraska sweatsh and ,50 cents tshirtstank top '1 1 isjdonatecl to the HUSKER BEEF CLUB1 1 in support of the UHl Athletic Department 3iui6ll6tliiMM4tliitiiii06iliiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiil(MtiHtMili Tovota blades. onlv tm.

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