SANTA CLARA, CALIF.
Dean, 22, a first-year student at Loyola University Law School at San Francisco, swam the 42 miles from Santa Catalina Island to the California mainland and back, setting a round-trip record of 20:03.17, lowering the old mark by 6:52.43.
CAROL and MARY PARK
STATE COLLEGE, PA.
With Mary at the helm and Carol as crew, the 19-year-old twins won the national Sidewinder sailing class championship on Presque Isle Bay, Pa. They also won the title two years ago in reverse roles. As members of the Penn State sailing team, the sisters often compete against men, and last spring their all-girl freshman team finished third in the Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate freshman championship, behind the Naval Academy and the New York Maritime Academy.
ELIZABETH, W. VA.
Playing the safety position for Wirt County High School, Jake, 17, intercepted four passes, which he returned for a total of 134 yards, and scored a touchdown with a recovered fumble to lead the Tigers to a 35-8 victory over Sistersville.
DR. LOREE FLORENCE
Florence, 85, a retired pediatrician who swims up to five miles a week, set an AAU 80-and-over record for women, at the University of Georgia, by swimming the 50-yard freestyle in 1:17.60, bettering the previous record by nearly 12 seconds.
October 9, 1977
Wood, 22, has the NCAA record for the most career field goals (53). The Southeast Missouri State football player also holds MIAA records for most field goals in a game (4), a season (17), longest (61 yards) and season punting average (43.2).