Marty Walsh, 17, of Staten Island, N.Y., won his fourth major cross-country championship in 12 days at the Temple University meet. Earlier victories were in the Staten Island Public School, New York City Public School and Staten Island High School meets.
Anne Forrestel, a 5'4", 110-pound sophomore biology major at Smith College, who attends Williams on an exchange program, is coxswain on the varsity eight-oared shell—the only girl in the 166-year history of the men's school to be on any varsity team.
Ken Vilanova, a forward at Miami (Ohio) University, who hails from Curitiba, Brazil, was named the outstanding offensive player in the first All-Star Senior Collegiate soccer game in Toledo. He scored no goals, but was the top playmaker of the 3-3 tie game.
Calvin Larry, 16, a senior at Caruthersville (Mo.) High who had not played football before this season, gained 1,432 yards on 224 carries, scored 13 touchdowns, and made all-conference. His brother Will, another first-year man, was also named all-conference.
January 5, 1970
Merv Mann, a 32-year-old auto dealer from Saskatoon, Sask., won the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. curling championship for the second straight year in an 8-3 playoff over Bud Somerville whose Superior, Wis. rink had given Mann his only defeat.
Bruce Tetirick, 5'7", 165-pound senior at Upper Arlington High in Columbus, Ohio, kicked 48 straight PATs and played first-string linebacker and second-string running back (scoring three TDs) as his team completed its third undefeated season in a row.