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Egstad, H. M. (ed.) / The Wisconsin alumni magazine
Volume 36, Number VII (April 1935)

With the Badger sports,   pp. 223-228

Page 223

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A     S WAS more or less expected, Capt. "Chub"         ALTHOUGH
they played in relatively few games
      Poser and "Gilly" McDonald, Wisconsin's       and always
practiced under the most adverse condi-
      star guards during the past basketball season,  tions, two members
of the Wisconsin hockey squad
were placed on practically all of the all-Conference  received recognition
on the all-Midwest hockey team
and all-Western teams selected by sports editors and  selected by coaches
at the close of the recent season.
coaches. Both men are seniors and climaxed their     "Jimmy" Fallon,
Badger ace, was named at wing on
careers with some of the most brilliant playing seen  the second team, while
"Jerry" Femal was named to
in Western Conference circles in many years.        one of the defense posts
on the third squad. Michigan
  In addition to these honors, both boys were given  placed three and Minnesota
two men on the first team.
the dubious honor of being named one of the
"most eligible bachelors on the Campus" in the          THE University
Hoofers, the winter sports and
contest sponsored by the publishers of the Badger.  outing club on the Campus,
went in for conquering
 nature in a big way during the
  WISCONSIN'S championship                                              
winter months. About twenty
basketball team garnered more                                           
of their members took two trips
than one crown this year, ac-                                           
to Medford, Wis., where they
cording to attendance records                                           
lived in unheated shacks, cooked
issued recently and as far as                                           
their own meals and travelled
pecuniary rewards go, this sec-                                         
over the hilly countryside on
ond 1934-35 prize was as wel-                                           
skiis. A  nearby   CCC   camp
come or more so than the first.                                         
started construction on a cabin
  Setting an all-time attendance                                        
which the Hoofers intend to use
mark of 130,000, Badger fans                                            
on their northern   excursions
gave every indication that a                                            
next year.
good team is all that's needed
for them to pack the fieldhouse.  "Chub" Poser        "Gilly"
McDonald     THERE is no rest for the am-
Exactly 92,273 of that total at-       Wisconsins latest all-Westerns   bitious,
particularly if the am-
tended home games, while the                                            
bitious one happens to be a
difference between 130,000 and that figure comprises  member of the basketball
squad. No sooner was the
away-from-home game attendance. This mark ex-       past season completed,
than Coach "Bud" Foster an-
ceeds last year's by 15,000. Packed houses K witnessed  nounced the opening
of spring practice for those men
contests against Minnesota and Indiana while nearly  not engaged in other
sports or delinquent in their
all seats were filled for other home games.           studies. The boys drill
three times a week and de-
                                                      vote their attention
to work on the fundamentals.
  BY virtue of a first place in basketball and second
in touch football, Sign a Chi is at present leading the  UNIVERSAL gratification
among followers of Wis-
closely bunched race for the Badger Bowl. Phi        consin track and field
athletics over the fine showing
Gamma Delta is in second place with only 10 points  of the Badger track team
in the indoor season just
less than the leader's 305, while Pi Kappa Alpha    closed, in which Wisconsin
was first in every dual
holds the third position with 287.                    and triangular meet
and won a surprise third place in
  The Phi Garns' major achievements are first in   the indoor conference
classic, is intensified by the re-
swimming, second in volleyball, and ties for third in  markable scholastic
record of Coach T. E. Jones'
touch football and basketball. A championship in    athletes.
touch football and a tie for third in volleyball give  Of the 44 men rated
as members of the varsity
PiKA their third position. Sigma Phi Epsilon, last  squad, not one failed
to gain eligibility at the end of
year s winners, are in fourth place.                  the first semester
and the squad as a whole achieved
  .Tbe present standings include touch football,    the astonishing average
of 1.95 grade points per
cross-country, volleyball, indoor swimming, basket-  credit. The track men
carried an average of 15.65
ball, and hockey.                                     credits each and earned
an average of 29.69 grade
  The standings:                                     points for the semester.
      1. Sigma Chi ............... .   305              Members of the squad
earned 51 "A's," 108 "B's,"
      2. Phi Gamma Delta ....     ...295             57 "C's" and
only 8 "D's."     Seven men averaged
      3. Pi Kappa Alpha .......287                   better than 2.5 points;
seven more bettered 2.2; seven
      4. Sigma Phi Epsilon..... 260                  made an even 2. Of the
others, 1 1 were above 1.5.
      5. Sigma Alpha Epsilon .....25 7               One man, Edmond Heinrichsmeyer,
a sprinter, bad
      6. Alpha Chi Rho........          255          five "A's"-50
grade points, and only one fell below
      7. Chi Phi ..        ..      .    210           1-i. e.-below a "C"
average. While a complete
      8. Alpha Delta Phi      ...       190          check has not been possible,
it is believed that this
      9. Alpha Epsilon Pi .......... 190             record has never been
equalled by a squad of 44 men
      10. Phi Kappa Psi ............     182          in any Wisconsin sport.

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