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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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“Here at Michigan, Olympians coach me. Nobel Prize winners lecture me. I eat lunch with All-Americans. In the athletic training room, I sit next to Big Ten champions. I meet with prize-winning authors during their office hours. I take class notes next to American record-holders. I walk to class with members of national championship teams. I open doors once opened by Oscar-winning actors, former Presidents and astronauts ... it's all in the day of a Michigan student-athlete.” Shelley Johnson, Michigan Field Hockey Alumna

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Show back of card. Lion Kim, men’s golf, class of 2011

Lion Kim

Professional Golfer - Men's Golf

2011
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Playing for Michigan and representing the Block M each and every day was and has been a privilege. We were so fortunate to have so many people from the athletic department, the university and the wonderful alums/fans that supported us day in and day out. I built many relationships and fond memories that I will cherish for the rest of my life.
Show back of card. Brian Diemer (1980-83)

Brian Diemer

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

1983
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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. Jimmy Wisinski, men’s golf, class of 2006

Jimmy Wisinski

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

2006
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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. Kendal Zemmin, Dance

Kendal Zemmin

Dance

2015
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I was originally part of the dance school here at Michigan, but when I switched majors, I couldn't imagine going through the rest of college without dancing. I knew a few of the girls on the team and loved the team chemistry and friendship they found with one another. I absolutely love and live for performing - what could possibly be better than an audience of 115,000 people?!