May 13, 1974
May 13, 1974

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May 13, 1974

The Cannon
Double Trouble
Girls' Crew
  • In multiplying numbers, women are learning the joys of serious rowing—not the summer afternoon's paddle on some limpid stream, but the spiky cold reality of a boathouse in the predawn dark, the ache of straining against the heavy sweeps and the stress of competition. There are more than twice as many women's crews now as there were two years ago, and they row—here—coast to coast, in the Georgian clarity of Cambridge mornings, and in the low sun of California afternoons

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Ricky Brockway, a junior shortstop at Pan American in Edinburg, Texas, set an NCAA season record for stolen bases by filching his 60th (in 65 attempts) against Hardin-Simmons, breaking the mark of 59 set in 1971 by Washington State's Bobby Waits.

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Janice Ann Martin, a junior at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, and DAVID PHILIP, a senior at Bernard M. Baruch College in New York City, won the women's and men's singles events in the third annual Intercollegiate Table Tennis championships at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. One of 15 regional finalists in his division, Philip went undefeated in round-robin competition en route to the title, his first intercollegiate championship in four bids. Martin, who qualified for the finals in her first attempt, had a 14-1 tournament record.

Tom wassom, a senior at East Tennessee State, was named to the National Rifle Association's All-America team for the fourth straight year. Wassom, a former national ROTC champion, currently holds or shares 12 U.S. open and civilian records.

Phil McMorrow, a junior at Brown, led the Bruins to the Ivy League rugby championship, scoring four tries in victories over Dartmouth (25-12), Yale (20-3) and Princeton (28-4). McMorrow has 24 tries this spring as Brown has built a 16-2 record.

Laurie Griffin, of Ithaca (N.Y.) College, was promoted from coxswain of the men's freshman crew to the men's varsity and directed it to a 2½-length victory over Buffalo State and the University of Buffalo in the Dillingham Cup Regatta on Cayuga Lake Inlet.