University of Washington - Tyee Yearbook (Seattle, WA)

 - Class of 1928

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k . ■ 1 . DranQO. Ncl Star from Atkinson. O. A. C. ' s first man. 6-2. 6- " ; McGrcvv was stopped by Brown. 6-1. 6-2. In the doubles. Clark and Swartz handed Bain and Klahn a reverse. 6-3. 6-0: and Aikinson and Spcro f ell be- fore the attack of Plummet and Brown. 6-3. 6-4. In the afternoon of the same day. Washington met Stanford, dropping every match except the first. The score of this match was 9-7. 3-6, 6-4. The trip to Eugene netted Washington the Northwest Conference championship, with two wins and no losses. The Huskies likewise bagged the runner-up position in the Coast net standings. In the final tourney on its schedule. Washington defeated a two-man team representing Whitman. Sent East by the A. S. U. W. to compete in the national intercollegiate tournament at Philadelphia. Dranga established an enviable racquet reputation. In the Maryland State tournament. Dranga ad- vanced to the semi-final round in doubles and to the quarter-finals in singles. He pressed Wilmer Allison in the Delaware tourney, losing the match 6-4. 6-4. Allison subsequently won the national intercollegiates. In the Intercollegiate competition. Dranga swept Trumbull, of Lehigh, off his feet to win, 6- 1 . 6- 1 . in the first round. He next brushed Maier. of Col- umbia, aside. 6-0, 6-0. Dranga. after leading Wil- mer Allison at 4-2 in the first set. was defeated bv that player. 6-4, 6-2. in the third round. Follow- ing this meet. Dranga entered the Rhode Island State tourney. In this tournament he beat Fred Baggs. distinguished through taking a set from Bill Tilden and through his former partnership with George L,ott. of America ' s Davis Cup forces. Mel Dranga. George Clark. Joe Swartz. Willis Plummet and Henry Brown were. awarded the Var- sity " W " for tennis, at the end of the season. Al Kelley was tennis manager for the season. John Turner was appointed senior manager for 1928. Washington ' s Frosh enjoyed a good tennis sea- son, with two victories over Bellingham Normal and one over the Seattle Tennis Club juniors. The Babes ' schedule was curtailed by contrary weather conditions, causing postponement of meets. Three out of four matches were won from the Normal School racquet wielders on a trip to Bell- ingham. early in the season. In a return match, the Yearlings repeated their performance. The juniors of the Seattle Tennis Club were beaten in three out of five tilts. At the conclusion of the season. Billy Newkirk. V ' innie Galvin, Stan Jaloff, Al Coates and John Cartano were given numerals. Newkirk and Galvin are considered likely Varsity material for this year. Mel Stark acted as Frosh tennis manager for the season. n i. Turner. Kctley [159]

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T EHNIS By John Fitzgerald II ED by one of the greatest netmen ever devcl- ji oped at Washington. Mel Dranga. Washing- ' ton held forth successfully during 1927 in Coast court circles. Easily the premier performers in the Pacific Northwest, the Purple and Gold rac- queteers established a record during the season of winning decisively six out of seven matches played. The Huskies started with a win over the Univer- sity of British Columbia, at Vancouver, on May 9. In a fierce contest. Mel Dranga, Washington ' s first man. defeated Gordon Shields. Western Canadian champion. 4-6. 6-3. 6-2. Dangling five Canadian scalps, the Husky aces invaded the camp of the Victoria Tennis Club on May 1 0. and won six out of the seven matches played. A two-day quadrangular tennis meet, in which Washington placed second, was staged at Eugene on May 20 and 21. with Stanford. Oregon. O. A. C, and Washington. The Cardinal courtmen held first rank when the competition ended. The three- set triumph of Mel Dranga over Lionel Ogden, leading player for the Southern array was a sensa- tional victory. Oregon was eliminated by Washington in the first day ' s play after a close struggle, four matches to three. Dranga was forced to default in the midst of his match with Neer. lead-off man for the Lemon-Yellow. In the second match of the day. Okerbcrg. of Oregon, defeated Clark, of Washington. 6-1. 2-6. 6-3. Joseph Swartz downed Edge, of the Eugene team. 6-0. 7-5. Willis Plummer pulled out on top of Hartman. of Oregon. 5-7, 6-2, 6-2. Henry Brown put the Huskies in the lead by taking Cross, of the home squad. 2-6. 6-4. 6-3. By turning back Clark and Swartz. 6-2. 6-3. the Oregon first doubles combination of Neer and Okerbcrg tied the meet. In the second and deciding doubles match. Plummer and Brown brought the honors to the Purple and Gold by taking the measure of Hart- man and Edge. 8-6. 6-3. A clean sweep of Oregon State College was made the next morning by Washington. Dranga won ' ■V ' l V l. ' " " feife l Dranga. Clack. Plummer, Sirariz. Brown. Kellcy [1581

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.M-IT OM ANO Il TMAMUMAIL SfOMTS Rifle Team MlFLEMY By Sthvh Christopher IFLE shooting at the University of Wash- ington again led the other minor sports on the campus in 1928. Nation-wide recogni- tion was accorded the Purple and Gold sharpshoot- ing teams following decisive victories in extensive intercollegiate competitions. The Varsity rifle team defeated marksmen rep- resenting universities in nearly every section of the United States, losing only two matches out of a total of twelve telegraphic contests. Averaging 2,272 points to their opponents ' 1,756, the Washington riflemen made a grand total of 27,170 tallies, as compared with the op- posing teams ' score of 21,073. Headed by Al Browne, captain, and George Cook, who were awarded sweaters for three years ' Varsity competition, the 1928 letter winners in- cluded Ray Hurst. Elmer Ogawa, George Chilson. William Sweet. Samuel Mars. Xelis Godrey and Thor Hauff. Three new men on the squad this year, who showed exceptional a bility but who did not earn letters, were Herbert Steen, Charles Benedict and Reinier Beeuwkes. Lieutenant Dean Luce, assisted by Private Roy Whitechurch, coached the Varsity riflemen, while Richard Stith served as manager. The Varsity contributed several members to the University of Washington R. O. T. C. rifle team, which won every one of its sixteen telegraphic shoots with college cadet teams throughout the country. Al Browne was high individual scorer for this group as well as for the Varsity. The grand total was 57,536 to the opponents ' 55,094, or a match average of 3.596 to 3,443, The Purple and Gold R. O. T. C. riflemen fired their way to second place in the Ninth Corps Area Western Sectional Tournament, being surpassed only by the Oregon State cadet sharpshooters. Lieutenant Luce and Private Whitechurch also coached the R. O. T. C. squad in addition to the Varsity. [160]

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