Phil Latreille, sophomore hockey player at Middlebury (Vt.) College, scored 90 points during past season to break NCAA point record, with his 57 goals tied another NCAA mark.
Eugene Glazer, New York University fencer, exhibited master's touch in foils at intercollegiate championships in New York, helped lead teammates to first three-weapon title since 1952.
Lucile Chambliss Winter Haven, Fla. gun expert, won her eighth National Mid-Winter Pistol title, Tampa. David Cartes, defending men's champion, won again over 601 other shooters.
Bill Collins, 30, Baltimore golf professional, considered quitting winter circuit because of poor play, then proceeded to win the $20,000 New Orleans Open and first major tournament triumph.
March 23, 1959
Bruce Heiss, 15, following in ice-scraping scrollwork of his sister Carol, women's world figure skating champion, won Middle Atlantic men's singles championships in New York.
Leo Massa, New Jersey carpenter and defending champion of national 30-kilometer cross-country ski race, won again at Andover, Me., beat George Kurronen, Mt. Mansfield, Vt., by 30 seconds.
Wathen Knebelkamp, Louisville distillery executive and horseman, resigned his job with Schenley to succeed the late newspaper columnist Bill Corum as president of Churchill Downs.