Neves, an MIT junior, won nine races ranging from 500 meters to one mile in pacing the Engineers to their best indoor season (10-0) in 85 years. At the New England intercollegiate championships, he won the 1,000-yard run in 2:08.3.
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA
MOOSE JAW, SASKATCHEWAN
Melody, a senior, and Baker, a sophomore, led Simon Fraser University, of Burnaby, British Columbia, to its second straight NAIA women's swimming and diving championship. Melody won five events, setting NAIA marks in the 200-meter free (2:08.30), 100 free (59.26), 1,500 free (14:11.09), 100 fly (1:06.02) and 200 backstroke (2:31.70). Baker also won five events in record time: 200 fly (2:16.86), 200 and 400 IM (2:21.73 and 4:55.06), 400 free (4:22.79) and 200 breaststroke (2:44.45).
Burdine, a senior righthander at Biloxi High, pitched a two-hitter and two consecutive no-hitters. He has a 7-0 record, an ERA of .82 and has struck out 91 batters in 51 innings to lead the Class AA Indians to the No. 1 ranking in the state.
VAN NUYS, CALIF.
Brown, a 29-year-old water-meter reader, was the surprise winner of the Los Angeles Marathon. A former middle-distance man on the USC track team, he covered the course in 2:16:33, outracing a field of 1,000 other runners.
Ronnie, a 6'4" 12-year-old at Stevens Creek Elementary, led his YBA-YMCA basketball team to a 9-0-1 season by averaging 36 points and 25 rebounds a game. Under YBA rules, each player may play only two quarters a game.