Susan Graham, sophomore captain of the Yale women's tennis team, beat teammate Karen Feldman 6-2, 6-3 to win the New England Intercollegiate tournament. Graham avenged her loss to another Eli, Lisa Rosenblum, in last year's finals.
David Overstreet, a junior running back for undefeated Big Sandy (Texas) High School, has averaged 235 yards per game and scored 42 touchdowns in nine games. The 6'1" 194-pounder also plays cornerback and has come up with six interceptions.
Sid Cichy, 53, and his son Joe Cichy, 26, both high school football coaches in North Dakota, guided their teams into this year's Class A state playoffs. Sid has coached at Fargo Shanley for 28 years, winning the state championship seven of the last eight and compiling a 210-38-2 record. Joe's three-year record at Bismarck St. Mary's is 16-10; this year is the first that his team made the playoffs. St. Mary's lost to Fargo North 13-12 in the first round of the playoffs, while Fargo Shanley won its fourth straight championship, defeating Fargo North 35-16.
Nancy Dean, a senior at North Muskegon (Mich.) High, has scored 1,067 points in nearly four years of varsity basketball. The 5'4" guard had a personal high of 35 points in a 53-44 win over Hart High and has averaged 22 points per game this season.
November 17, 1975
Pat Budny, a senior at Cathedral Preparatory, Erie, Pa., was the first to swim Lake Erie, covering the 31 miles from Long Point, Canada, to Presque Isle, Pa. in 25 hours and 52 minutes. A companion, Tim Hughes, was lifted into the boat after 28 miles.