Nick Woodard, HOUSTON
Nick, 14, won the grand national champion title in freestyle at
the USA Jump Rope national tournament in Orlando. After finishing
second in his age group, Nick jumped against all the top
finishers, ranging from preteen to adult, for the overall title.
Lois Morgan, KINGSVILLE, MO.
Morgan, 77, became the oldest woman ever to roll a perfect game
when she rolled a 300 during league play at the AMF Ranchmart
Lanes in Leawood, Kans. Morgan briefly held this record once
before, when she rolled her only other perfect game at age 71.
Cliff Washburn, SHELBY, N.C.
Washburn, a senior defensive end at The Citadel, became the first
Southern Conference player to be named athlete of the week in
different sports after he made 11 tackles in a win over Delaware.
He also won the award playing basketball in December 2000.
Jenny Bruce, MENASHA, WIS.
Bruce, a junior forward at Wisconsin-Stevens Point, scored three
goals in the first 13 minutes of a 3-0 win over
Wisconsin-Whitewater. The victory gave the Pointers an NCAA
record for most consecutive conference wins, with 56.
October 6, 2002
Scott Burnett, DAYTON
Burnett, 25, won the U.S. amateur championships in Milford, Mich.
He led the field of 124 players after three 18-hole rounds; the
top four finishers then played another nine holes, and he was the
best in that group by two strokes.
Lindsey Weston, TORRINGTON, CONN.
Weston, a sophomore setter at Ramapo (N.J.) College, set an NCAA
record for service aces in a four-game match with 18 during a win
against Manhattanville. She broke the mark of 17, set by Toni
Pratt of Roger Williams (R.I.) University in 2000.
Randy Ericksen, RAPID CITY, S.DAK.
Ericksen, 45, won the World Solo 24 Hours of Adrenalin in Vernon,
B.C., for the 45-and-over age group. The winner is determined by
the number of laps completed in 24 hours: Ericksen finished 12
laps of 13.8 miles each in 23 hours, nine minutes.
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