Donna Floyd, fresh-faced William and Mary sophomore, seeded No. 1, made it stand up, brushing off California's Carol Ann Loop 6-0, 6-2 in 34 minutes to win college girls tennis championship at St. Louis.
Eddie Lubanski, 29, former minor league pitcher who turned to bowling, displayed uncanny control at Miami, throwing strike after strike into one-three pocket, became one of few to roll two successive 300 games.
Dick Crawford, No. 4 man on Houston's talented championship team, made up for iron deficiency with long tee game and putting, clobbered San Jose State's Jack Luceti 7 and 6 to win NCAA title at Eugene, Ore.
Whitney Reed, 26-year-old San Jose State junior, used his tennis experience and solid touch to outmanouver Yale's Don Dell 7-5, 3-6, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 at Evanston, Ill. and succeed Alex Olmedo as NCAA champion.
July 5, 1959
H. Irving Pratt, vice commodore of New York YC and able-bodied skipper, took full advantage of 19:44:49 time allowance, sailed his 56-foot deep-keel sloop Caper to victory in Annapolis-to-Newport race.
Sandra Stefanchik, 12, of Yonkers, N.Y., knuckled down to business at hand, beat boys' champion Mat Wysocki of Wilkes-Barre, posted 41-9 record to win girls' marble-shooting title at Asbury Park, N.J.
Johnny Mclendon, who led Tennessee State to third straight NAIA basketball title and second only to Adolph Rupp in winning percentage, resigned post to coach Cleveland Pipers, newest NIBL team.