Carole Pushing, 18, Carleton College freshman who "came to see the champs play," stuck around to upset seasoned Joanne Gunderson, Meriam Bailey and Judy Bell, won women's college golf title at Ames, Iowa.
Bonnie Prudden, SI's fitness expert, in cap and gown instead of leotard at Springfield College, was awarded Master of Humanics for "showing American people how they may live more efficiently in times of stress."
Bill Norman, "who he" manager of Detroit's suddenly roaring Tigers, used his special brand of minor league whammy to whip Yankees six in row, move from cellar to second before spell broke (see page 19).
Peggy Augustus, trim horsewoman who at 25 is 10-year veteran of show circuit, picked up five blue ribbons, guided Little Sailor to working hunter title in Fairfield County Hunt Club Show at Westport, Conn.
June 29, 1958
Bill Thom, one of USC's many talented stars, who came back from Holy Cross defeat to outpitch Missouri 7-0, win 8-7 NCAA title clincher from Tigers in relief, was named Most Valuable Player at Omaha.
Irvin Roberson, fast-as-lightning Cornell sprinter on tour, gave appreciative Irish fans sample of his speed, winning 100, 220, 220 low hurdles and broad jump in two-day meet at Dublin's Santry Stadium.
Alex Olmedo, USC import from Peru, gave added proof that U.S. tennis needs shot in arm, using fast service, sharp placements to beat Stanford's Jack Douglas 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 for NCAA title at Annapolis.