Martha, a 5'11" Hudson High senior guard, was named Wisconsin's female basketball player of the year. She averaged 26.6 points a game for the 22-3 Raiders, becoming only the third girl in state history to reach 2,000 career points.
Hubbard, a junior at Wisconsin-Eau Claire, won the national one-and three-meter springboard diving titles at the NAIA championships. It was the sixth straight year that a Blugold woman diver has won at least one national title.
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Sellers, a junior at Penn State, was named collegiate bowler of the year for the second consecutive time. Her high game this season was a 290 in the Buckeye Classic, and she had an average score of 201 for the nationally top-ranked Lady Lions.
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Cottingham, Normile and Kent, all of whom fence for Columbia University, won the saber, èpèe and foil titles, respectively, at the NCAA championships. Each was subsequently named first-team All-America. Cottingham, a senior and a member of the 1987 U.S. Pan American Games team, had a 108-11 career record for the Lions and lost only one bout this season. Normile, a junior, won 23 straight bouts while running up a 26-3 mark in 1987-88. He has won 97 out of 110 career bouts. Kent, a sophomore, finished this year at 27-7 and has a 65-11 career record. The NCAA win was Columbia's second consecutive team title. Only Navy, in '59, and NYU, in '61, had ever swept the individual championships in all three disciplines.