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    National Championships
  • 307
    Individual National Champions
  • 150
    Olympic Medals
  • 1865-66
    First Varsity Team: Baseball
  • No. 1
    All-Time Big Ten Championships
  • 1973-74
    First Women's Varsity Teams
  • 1898
    "The Victors" was written

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Show back of card. Brian Diemer (1980-83)

Brian Diemer

Professional Runner, 3 time Olympian (1984, '88, '92)

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Being a student-athlete at the University of Michigan helped me gain confidence. I knew that I was stretching myself in the class room and on the track, and the greatest developments happened when I was asked to do things I didn't know I could do. Michigan prepared me for a world-class career and for the opportunity to compete in three Olympic Games -- that changed my life! My time at Michigan sharpened me to be able to compete with the very best in the world! Every time I toed the starting line, I knew I was prepared to give my all, and that confidence has transcended into other areas of my life. My decision to attend Michigan made all the difference in the world.
Show back of card. Adam Coon, wrestling, Class of 2017

Adam Coon


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The University of Michigan has given me so many great opportunities. Academically, I'm studying to become an aerospace engineer, which has been a lifelong dream of mine. Athletically, I am working side-by-side with the best wrestlers and coaches in the nation as I strive to achieve my goal of winning a national championship. The University of Michigan is the reason that I can work toward my dreams and have the opportunity to achieve them, while building lifelong relationships along the way.
Show back of card. Jimmy Wisinski, men’s golf, class of 2006

Jimmy Wisinski

PGA Class A Professional & Business Owner - Men's Golf

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Michigan has meant the world to me. It's where I grew as a person with like-minded driven individuals. Michigan pushed me to become the best version of myself. Through the hard work and determination athletically and academically Michigan taught me that anything is possible.
Show back of card. Rob Pelinka, men’s basketball, Class of 1993

Rob Pelinka

Landmark Sports Agency - Men's Basketball

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My experience at the University of Michigan has become one of the core pillars in my life. It's where I learned to be committed to excellence, in all pursuits. Simply put, the University of Michigan helps all of its students forge the pathways to the future, to do life-changing and great things. I will always be tremendously grateful for the people and life lessons that make the University of Michigan the one-of-kind university it is.