Herb Fitzgibbon, al 6 feet 3 one of the tallest of top collegiate tennis players, used his long stretch to advantage as he won the Eastern College Athletic Conference tennis title by beating a Princeton teammate, Harold German, 6-1, 6-3 in the finals at Princeton.
Gail Cauley. 18-year-old coed and California women's shooting champion, set a national junior record with a remarkable perfect score of 1,600 in the Pacific States Small Bore Rifle Championships in El Monte, Calif. She hit 160 bull's-eyes from a prone position.
George Boutell, 18, a growing golfer who gulps milkshakes between rounds for energy, finished a fine season—Southwestern titlist and low amateur in two PGA events—by beating an experienced field in Scottsdale for the Arizona amateur title.
Carol Altmann, 18, of Marrison, N.Y. rode to a double junior triumph in the National Horse Show in New York. She won the AHSA hunter seat medal class and took the coveted junior prize, the Maclay Trophy, for the Equitation-Hunter Scat Championship.
November 19, 1962
Lindley Johnson Jr., a 77-year-old Philadelphia stockbroker who has been rowing a single scull along the Schuylkill River for the past 50 years and who still races in doubles and fours, just passed a watery milepost by logging his 30,000th rowing mile.
Odell Lewis, 27, a Sarasota. Fla. boat mechanic competing in the 26-mile Cortez-to-St. Petersburg powerboat race, carefully coasted his craft through some frightening eight-foot swells along the squall-roughened Gulf of Mexico course to beat 40 other starters.