Reinalda, 19, of Cerritos JC, was MVP in the National Women's American Softball Association tournament for the second straight year. She had a 7-1 record with the Raybestos Brakettes, who won their seventh consecutive national title.
Kevin, 25, and Chris, 32, pedaled their bicycles 2,972 miles from Santa Monica, Calif. to New York City in 14 days, nine hours and 19 minutes, cutting nearly three days off the U.S. Cycling Federation transcontinental record. Averaging almost 18 mph, the Kvales rode more than 200 miles a day, braving traffic jams, temperatures that went as high as 116° and five days of heavy rain. The University of Minnesota graduates have also won numerous Minnesota road and track championships.
Tracy, 14, won the Oregon AAU Junior Olympics long jump with an age-group record of 16'6¾". She also has an 11.6 100 and a 26.6 220 to her credit and has won 61 of the 64 events she has entered in two years of competition.
Herzan, 25, an Army veteran and a sophomore on the Arizona State golf team, carded four eagles, missing the Highland Park (St. Paul) course record of 62 by two strokes in winning the Habs Open. He eagled one par-4 hole and three par-5s.
September 11, 1977
Costin, 25, completed a surf-and-turf double by winning the second annual Boston Harbor Marathon Swim, covering the 12-mile course in a time of 5:21. Earlier the former Radcliffe All-America swimmer had run the Boston Marathon in 3:40.