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The Carolina journal. volume (Charlotte, N.C.) 1965-19??, May 08, 1968, Image 5

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The Carolina Journal, Wednesday, May 8, 1968 PAGE 5 49’ers Place Second In DIAC Meet Team Gets Six Firsts^ Domi nates DistanceR uns By LARRY McAFEE Fleming takes conference title in the mile. Frias Receives 49’er Spirit Award For Work Toward Better Track Team Eddie Frias, winner of 1968 49’er Spirit Award. i ^Intramural Eddit Frias, a freshman en gineering student, is the recipient of the 2nd annual 49’er Spirit Award. This award is presented by the track team to a member of the team who “embodies the spirit of the 49’er: a willingness to give time and energy, to sac rifice and to work tor the goal of a better track team.’’ He has been honored by his teammates because he has given the most of himself with the least thought of personal reward or glory.’’ Eddie truly does embody this spirit which has lead the UNC-C track team to 2nd place in the DIAC. For this reason, the Carolina Journal would like to salute Eddie for his efforts. Eddie is a 1967 graduate of Harding High School and resides with his parents in Charlotte. He has also worked with the Carolina Journal, this year as a sports photographer. The track team capped its second season with a second place finish in the DIAC track and field championship meet Monday, April 29. The team scored 6 firsts, 7 seconds, 5 thirds, and 6 fourths to compile 68 points, nearly twice as many as last year. The final score was Lynchburg 82, UNC-C 68, St. Andrews 40. The College of Charleston and N. C. Wesl- yan had planned to enter teams, but tailed to show up for the meet. The 49’ers completelj domina ted the distance runs (440, 880, mile, and three mile). They took first place in all four of these events and outscored their oppo nents 27-16. The field men made their best showing of the season and scored 20 points in comparison to Lynchburg’s 29 and St. Andrews 28. The weak spot tor the 49’ers was the sprints where they were outscored 20-2 by Lunchburg. Lynchburg took the first three places in both the 100 and 220 yd. dashes. Marty Fleming led the UNC-C distance men by taking two firsts and one second. He outdistanced the competition in both the mile and three mile runs and finished a close second in the 880. His time was 15:58 set a DIAC record in the three mile run. John Laf- Maggots, Animals Remain Undefeated By BILL BILLUPS Bowling Teams Wins At Carolina The UNC-C intramural rep- isentatives to the Consolidated 'tiiversity Bowling match won the latch which was based on m total pins. The four branches if the University were the com- ititors, and the match was held fcn April 23. The Charlotte bowlers lere leading by 30 total pins, lowever, the Carolina team came ck strong, and it took a 194 ly Jackie Haney and a 210 by ’.verett Jordan in their last games help Charlotte win by 15 total ^ ns. ' The Charlotte branch intra- lural representatives were Miss laney, Tyra Burris, Ronnie Sides, nd Mr. Jordan. Miss Haney had le highest series of all the women owlers with a 490 total. Ir. Jordan placed second among le male bowlers as he had a 61 total as compared to Jim |avalaris of Chapel Hill who placed xst among the men with 564 )tal. Corey clears 11’ 6’’ “In A Pile Of Wood Shaving?” The Amber House the RESIM KW I NK\R THE IMVEKSITI Open 6 \.M. To 11 :30 I’.M. ■|62:. NoirrH nnos s'^'keitt I ♦ Pipe Smoker (Faculty and Students) This ad, with your UNC-C ID caid, will entitle you to a 20 Per Cent Discount on pipe (only) purchases. miche 375-9723 S 21 7 N. TRYO N ST. CHARLOTTE, N. C. 28202 Often The Cellar Never 300 EAST MOREHEAD ST. Imitated OPEN 4:30-11:45 Mon.-Sat. 3:30-11:45 5un. Duplicated ATHENS RESTAURANT Corner 4th & Independence Blvd. Open 24 Hours A Day We Serve CHARC04L STEAKS PIZZA and SPAGHETTI I ry Our Famous Greek Dishes ferty and Larry McAfee success fully defended their 440 and 880 championships respectively. Both bettered their times from last year. Lafferty won the 440 with a time of 51.6. McAfee’s 2:01.4 set last year. Mike Ridge took a third in the 3 mile run and fourth in the mile. Jerry Dawson competed in five events and placed in each. He finished second in both the high hurdles and 440 hurdles. He also ran a leg of the champion ship mile relay team. Gary Cress, Larry McAfee, and John Lafferty completed the team. These same four ran the 440 relay team which finished second. Ben Basinger and Gary Cress led the field men to an impres sive showing. They finished first and second in the triple jump and second and third in the broad jump. Basinger competed in five events and successfully defended his DIAC triple jump crown with a jump of 41’8 3/4”. Cress competed in 7 events and placed in all but one. The remainder of Char lotte’s points in the field events were scored by David Corry and Pete Donahue. Corry took second place in the pole vault and fourth in the shot. His vault of 11’6” tied his school record. Donahue finished fourth in the discus, but took third in both the hurdle events. The 49’ers are a much improved team over last year’s edition. No team members are graduating so the team should prove strong next year. With some added strength in a few events, the team should be a strong contender tor the cham pionship next year. French Club To Meet The Maggots and the Animals are the only undefeated teams in the Intramural Softball League after last week’section. The league is composed of five teams. Alpha Phi Omega, Animals, the Gladia tors, the Maggots, and the Six Pack. Last Monday’s game be tween the A.P.O. and the Gladia tors was rained out. Tuesday the Maggots took a 2-1 lead at the end of the first Inning and were never headed as they coasted to a 17-8 win over the Six Pack. Wednesday’s action saw the Ani mals outblast the APO 17 to 10. The scheduleforthisweek’sgames is: Monday, May 6 Gladiators vs. Animals; Tuesday, May 7 Six Pack vs. APO; Wednesday, May 8, Animals vs. Maggots; TTiurs- day May 9 Rain Date. The French Club will sponsor a picnic 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 14 at the University Lake. Every one on campus is invited to attend. Please bring your own lunch and drink. c [ T Y CHEVROLET CO. QUALITY SALES & SERVICE 5101 E. Independence Blvd. Phone 536-1410 I i' • ! t! i - ’ i !.l/

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