Don Styron, 20-year-old junior at Northeast Louisiana State College, climaxed six track-meet victories by bettering a world record when he ran 220-yard low hurdles in 21.9 at Baton Rouge meet against LSU.
Papsie Georgian, 14, strawberry blonde swimmer for Athens Water Follies of Oakland, Calif., won solo title at AAU Senior Synchronized Swimming meet in West Palm Beach, Fla., with Spanish water ballet.
Alan Corey Jr., New York nine-goal polo player, teamed with Francis Lawrence of New York, to win Devereux Milburn handicap invitational golf tournament at Aiken, S.C., with 36-hole best-ball score of 132.
Dr. Alvin Nitchman of Cranbury, N.J., amateur dog trainer and handler, showed up the professionals at Indiantown Gap, Pa. Pointer and Setter Club trials when his pet, Magnum, took $1,500 All-Age Stakes.
April 18, 1960
Gene Glazer, 20-year-old New York University junior, took individual foil title in NCAA fencing championships held at University of Illinois, led NYU to 65-57 team victory over defending champion Navy.
Irwin Holmes of Durham, N.C., senior at North Carolina State College, became first Negro ever elected captain of varsity sport in Atlantic Coast Conference when teammates voted him co-captain of their tennis team.