Fifteen-year-old Jana, the AFLA's under-19 women's foil champion, was the youngest finalist to place as high as fifth in the 65-year history of U.S. Women's Foil Championships. Her team was third at the Nationals in Portland, Ore.
Edmondson, 62, a circuit court judge, led his team to victory in the Hatteras (N.C.) Marlin Club's invitational tournament by boating a 667½-pound blue marlin, the largest in the tournament's 18-year history, in one hour and 25 minutes.
Swift, 25, scored 4,708.20 points, 354.9 more than her closest rival, Kathy Cocke, to win the first Women's National championship in the modern pentathlon, which was held at the Olympic Training Center in Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Aldred, 23, scored 27 goals and 25 assists to lead the Tulane Lacrosse Club to a 13-0 record. The Green Wave won its third consecutive Southwest Lacrosse Association championship by taking the Fiesta Tournament in San Antonio.
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Morse, 22, led the University of Miami golf team to the AIAW National Championship in Honolulu. She shot 73-76-74-76—299, 11 over par, to win the individual championship by two strokes over four other women.
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Donny, 18, had an 85-4 record, pacing the Ocean City High tennis team to three straight New Jersey sectional championships and four Cape-Atlantic League titles. He was 62-0 in regular-season singles play and won 43 consecutive sets.