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Student Government petition drive Today in the Pit UNC acappella group dazzles audience -page3 Wolff scores 28 in Weather Today: Mostly cloudy. High 65. Low 43. Tuesday: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. High in the 60s. Low in the 40s. ue-White game-page Mm I Lit o Serving the students and the University community since 1893 Copyright 1986 The Daily Tar Heel Volume 94, Issue 102 Monday, November 17, 1986 Chapel Hill, North Carolina NewsSportsArts 962-0245 Business Advertising 962-1163 hi? mum Fenner runs over UVa; TUNC rolls By JAMES SUROWIECKI Assistant Sports Editor The weather was miserable enough to make throwing the ball hazardous, the general atmosphere was bizarre, and UNC tailback Derrick Fenner started Saturday's UNC-Virginia game in coach Dick Crum's doghouse. All the props were set up for a stunning performance by Fenner, who responded in grand fashion by rushing for 328 yards to lead the Tar Heels in a 27-7 romp over the defenseless Cavaliers. The win gave UNC a 6-3-1 overall record, a 4-2 ACC mark and kept the team's bowl hopes alive. Virginia dropped to 3-7 and 2-4. Fenner, who is fond of calling himself "free-spirited," began the game on the bench because earlier in the week he had been ia'.e to practice twice. But the sophomore tailback didn't stay seated for long. Freshman Torin Dorn started at tailback and promptly fumbled his first carry. After Cav quarterback Don Majkowski returned the favor with an errant pitch, UNC picked up two yards on three plays and three points on a 48-yard Kenny Miller field goal. Three minutes Lter, w hen the Tar Heels got the ball back, Fenner was unleashed. His debut wasn't much. On third and one from the Virginia 36, Fenner tiptoed into the line and fumbled into the hands of linebacker Sean Scott. One might have been forgiven for thinking at that point that it would be a sunny day in Chapel Hill before Fenner touched the ball again. And . the clouds didn't look like they were going anywhere. But Crum's options at tailback are limited, and Fenner's incandescent talent is hard to bench. So when UNC got the ball back, Fenner got the call. This time he answered on P" "IJI """ "" "" ' ' ' ' 1 f f ' " ui iinjlpjuluwi1ul.l,..i..iMw,, tv-'-..v4'""""" '""1 Mir wm vr S"-V " " : v$i fef BO G to lett NCAA rnnle OM (CllTlSLini DTH Janet Jarman Derrick Fenner ran tnrough, past and around Virginia for a conference record of 328 yards Saturday Fenner impresses coach 5 the first ring. With the ball on the UNC 21, Fenner carried twice for 11 yards, he followed that by taking a handoff from quarterback Mark Maye, slashing off right tackle, cutting outside and shedding pursuit as he raced down the right sideline and tumbled into the end zone after being tripped at the five. Sixty-eight yards, touchdown and a 10-0 UNC lead. "It was so wet that he certainly used his strength," Crum said. "He kind of disappeared in a maze of players and then all of a sudden he came out." The game, though, was still in the first quarter and was still very much up for grabs. The Cavaliers responded to the Fenner run by driving to the six, where Pat Toland fumbled. And for the rest of the cold, rainy day that produced more than 20,000 no-shows, the Virginia offense vanished. . Helping perform the vanishing act was the UNC defense, which came out emotionally high, seeking redemption after giving up 30 points or more in five straight games. The catcalls and insults that besieged the team after the Clemson debacle had hit the defensive players particularly hard. "It was emotion, emotion and pride all mixed into one," corner back Derrick Donald said. "We just really pulled together. After Clem son, you could do one of two things. You could fold up your tent and go home or you could get ready to fight. We just came together and said we've got to it." Donald meant fight in the figur- See FOOTBALL page 5 By MARIA HAREN Staff Writer The UNC-system should not change season lengths and recruiting practices unless other NCAA schools are bound by the same changes, UNC-system President CD. Spangler told the Board of Gover nors in its Friday meeting. Changes do need to be made, he said, but the actions should come from the NCAA Council in its January convention, not from the individual schools of the UNC system. Spangler declined to propose specific changes, saying that doing so would weaken the system's influ ence at the national level. But he added that there was "considerable sentiment across the country" for shortening season lengths, reducing the number of contests for some sports and abbre viating the recruiting process. UNC-system schools, Spangler said, "are not islands, and the best way to cause change is to try to work with our NCAA brethren. We do need to make clear our conviction, however, that the NCAA must act, and that if it fails to do so, other courses must be taken." In his report, Spangler described a Sept. 30 letter to the president of the NCAA Presidents' Commission as a "good framework in which to discuss the questions of season lengths and number of contests." The letter, from Charles E. Young, chancellor of the University of California at Los Angeles and chairman of an ad hoc group of University presidents who make recommendations to the NCAA, suggests several changes: B reducing recruitment periods and the number of visits and contacts allowed as a part of the recruitment process for football and basketball, reducing the number of baseball games by 20, restricting it to the spring season beginning Jan. 2, eliminating spring practice in football, D prohibiting basketball games played before Christmas recess, reducing the number of football scholarships from 95 to 80 over a three-year period, a reducing basketball scholar ships from 15 to 12 over the same period, reducing the number of coach ing assistants from nine to seven in football and from two to one in basketball. The report also stressed the impor- See BOG page 5 Spock to speak on nuclear war Nicaraguans dismiss mercenary's chance of pardon From Associated Press reports MANAGUA, Nicaragua Jus tice Minister Rodrigo Reyes rejected on Sunday the possibility of pardon ing U.S. citizen Eugene Hasenfus, who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for his part in a weapons delivery flight to U.S.-backed Con tra rebels. "There is no reason to pardon him," Reyes told the Associated Press one day after a political court handed down the verdict and the sentence. "The Nicaraguan peniten tiary system will guarantee that he fulfills his sentence." Earlier remarks by President Daniel Ortega had fed speculation that Hasenfus, 45, of Marinette, Wis., might be pardoned. Ortega has not commented on the case since the U.S. mercenary was convicted, and his stand on a possible pardon is unknown. Reyes, chief prosecutor in the case, said, "If a pardon is applicable, I am sure there will be rejection by the population, and the authorities would have to explain that step very well." Pro-government newspapers on Sunday billed the verdict against Hasenfus as a conviction of the United States as well. "The 30 years for Hasenfus are a penalty for Yankee interventionism," El Nuevo Diario said. It quoted unidentified Nicaraguan legal authorities as saying "this sentence should hit the eardrums of President Reagan, (who should) observe that his obstinate intention of destroying the revolution will have severe responses." The government earlier rejected a Contra offer to swap 30 Sandinista prisoners for Hasenfus and five other captives. From staff reports Dr. Benjamin Spock, baby- and child-care expert and nuclear acti vist, will speak on avoiding nuclear war at 8 tonight in Memorial Hall. The Carolina Union Activities Board's Current Issues Committee is sponsoring his talk, "Can We Avoid Nuclear Annihilation for Ourselves and Our Children?" Spock is best known for his co written book, "Baby and Child Care," which remains among the most popular books on the subject, despite many revisions. An anti-nuclear activist, Spock publicly supported a test-ban treaty and became co-chairman of SANE, the national committee for a sane nuclear policy. Spock favors eliminating nuclear power plants. He advocates energy conservation and development of renewable energy sources, such as solar power, that would not deplete the Earth's resources. Spock also led opposition to the Vietnam War, resulting in his con viction for conspiracy. Spock, a New Haven, Conn., native, received his bachelor's degree from Yale in 1925 and his medical degree from Columbia University in 1929. Women's soccer, field hockey gain berths in NCAA Final Four Team effort sparks soccer to 8-0 rout By EDDY LANDRETH Staff Writer "I was stunned. Dorrance. UNC head coach Anson No one at Fetzer Field Sunday was more stunned than the University of California at Santa Barbara women's soccer team, after UNC humbled the Gauchos 8-0, in a second-round NCAA playoff game. UNC's victory advanced them to the Final Four, which will be held next weekend. UNC, on a quest for its fifth national champinship in six years, will play George Mason in the semifinals. The Tar Heels swarmed the Gauchos from beginning to end, balancing the scoring with four first half goals and four in the second. v The first half was the "April Heinrichs Show." The senior forward from Littleton, Colo., who was coming off a knee injury, seemed to be in several places at once, scoring three goals and generally making life miserable for the Gauchos. At 7:45 into the first half, Heinrichs scored the first goal by taking the ball about 20 yards out, dribbling through the Gaucho defense, and jamming it into the net. "The coaches are stressing my assets and qualities," Heinrichs said. "And my assets are to take the ball and go to the goal." "April Heinrichs won that game for them," Santa Barbara head coach Andy Kuenzli said. "It was an individual effort on her part." Junior forward Carrie Serwetnyk also scored a goal in the first half, when an attempted shot by teammate Shannon Higgins bounced off the goal. Serwetnyk chipped the rebound back over the goalkeeper's head. Heinrichs added two more for the margin at the break. "At halftime, the game was already out of reach at 4-0," Kuenzli said. Dorrance said that to judge Heinrichs' performance, it is necessary to look at the situation in which it occurred. "When you talk about great games, you talk about the importance of the game that the player was great in and this game got us into the Final Four," Dorrance said. "For her to play that well, in this kind of game, coming off an injury, where she didn't train that much . . . her legend continues in my mind. "She makes me look like a good coach." Heinrichs injured her knee the previous Saturday in a scrimmage, so there was some doubt earlier in the week about her being able to play. Despite her performance, she said that her knee was a little stiff during the game. In the second half, the Tar Heels continued their relentless barrage on the Gauchos, scoring four more goals and growing even more dominant on defense. Heinrichs wasn't the only Tar Heel perform ing well. The entire squad enjoyed one of its better days. "We were really on," senior midfielder Marcia McDermott said. "Everyone was playing with so much enthusiasm. It was a high intensity out there." "The second half today defensively was one of the best defensive organizations IVe ever seen," Dorrance said. "I wanted to get up and applaud because that performance (overall) was remarkable." The goal for this team is the national championship, and it is now just two games away. "This game relieves us to a degree because this is the game we wanted to get past," Dorrance said. "We wanted to get back to the Final Four. The Final Four is soccer's big annual party and we wanted to be a part of it. We're there." f hi Of' YuM T '"- v' A r VI lilHJ J ' v s if fi l I f Y'H TO U . V - DTH Larry Childress April Heinrichs (far right) was unstoppable Sunday, scoring a hat trick in UNC's win Field hockey takes 2-0 win From staff reports EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. The North Carolina field hockey team, ranked No. 1 for most of the year, advanced to the Final Four with a 2-0 victory over Rutgers Saturday. Lori Bruney scored at the 3:03 mark in the first half with a 20-yard blast to give UNc a quick 1-0 lead, an assist from Claire Dougherty. Julie Blaisse added the Tar Heels' second goal unassisted on a two-on-one breakaway with 28:02 left in the first half. That proved to be all the goals the Tar Heels needed as goalkeeper Kathy Mulvey recorded 10 saves to shut out the Scarlet Knights. Rutgers finished its season at 14-6-2. UNC advances to the Final Four at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va., where they will play the University of New Hampshire Saturday. Penn State will play Iowa in the other semifinal contest. The finals will be played Sunday. New Hampshire beat Connecticut to advance to the semifinals 2-1. Penn State upset 0fi Dominion I 0, and Iowa beat Northwestern 2 1. UNC, now 18-2, suffered an early season loss to New Hampshire, as the team was edged 3-2 in Boston. Northwestern, the only other team to beat UNC, was knocked out in the quarterfinals. The main obligation is to amuse yourself . S.J. Perelman

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