Thursday, January 13, 2000
Hornets' Phills Killed
In 3-Vehicle Accident
CHARLOTTE - Charlotte Hornets
guard Bobby Phills was speeding in his
Porsche after practice Wednesday when
he lost control, crashed into a car and
Stunned and tearful teammates and
Hornets officials gathered at the acci
dent scene less than a mile front the
Charlotte Coliseum, where minutes ear
lier Phills and the other players had
been practicing for Wednesday night’s
game with the Chicago Bulls. The game
Phills, 30, was traveling at a “very
high rate of speed” when he collided
with a car headed toward the coliseum,
police spokesman Keith Bridges said.
A minivan rear-ended the other car.
lwo people in those vehicles were hos
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Phills, a nine
year NBA veteran,
lost control on a
hilly curve where
the posted speed
was 45 mph, said
“The " skid
marks indicate he
was not going in a
straight line,” he
Lasted in stable
averaged 13.6 points
and 2.8 assists in 28
games this season
Hospital were Robert Woolard jr., 31, of
Cornelius, the driver of the other car;
and Yao Agbegbon, 33, of Charlotte,
who was driving a minivan taxi. Bridges
UNC Swimmers Lap Lords, Ladies
By lan Gordon
While most North Carolina students
were relaxing after the first day of class
es, the men’s and women’s swimming
teams were getting back into the flow of
College in a
Tuesday at Koury Natatorium.
The 17th-ranked UNC women
downed the Ladies of Kenyon 193-83,
while the No.
20 lar Heel
men sank the
which has won ihe past 20 men’s
NCAA Division 111 swimming nation
al championships and the past 16
women’s titles - was a test for UNC.
The Tar Heels had competed in just one
other dual meet since ihe Nike Cup in
“On the first day of school, it’s tough
to have a meet,” UNC freshman Janna
Turner said. “We’re all not really
focused on swimming.”
Despite the distractions - including
the fact that the Tar Heels are still recov
ering from their Winter Break training
trip to Florida - Turner said that the
team did really well and that the Tar
Heels were, trying to use January as a
time to prepare for future meets.
Turner did especially well handling
the Kenyon Ladies, touching first in the
100-yard backstroke, the 200-yard back
stroke and the 400-yard individual med
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North Carolina junior JoAnn Overton competes in the 200-yard breaststroke. Overton clocked 2:27.54 to place
second in the event Wednesday at Koury Natatorium as the Tar Heels defeated Kenyon College 193-83.
Also pacing the women’s team were
Katie Hathaway, Molly Sullivan and
Christy Watkins, each of whom won two
events for UNC. Divers Ashley Benner
and Jenny Goodman won the 3-meter
and the l -meter diving competitions,
Led by Leigh Sanders’ 10:18.77 in the
1,000-yard freestyle, the Tar Heel trio of
Sanders, Melissa Fiss and Danley Stone
finished 1-2-3 in the event. Beth
Colacurcio and Lauren Silva also won
races for ihe lar Heels.
The men’s team won its fourth
straight dual meet, although Kenyon did
manage to win five events.
“We knew that they were Division 111
national champions,” UNC backstroker
Fial Wansley said. “We knew thev had
been training hard, and we heard good
things about their meets in the past, so
we were just ready to swim.”
Freshman diver Stephen Krebs led
the men’s squad, winning both the 1
and 3-meter diving competitions. Sean
Quinn finished first in the 200-yard
breaststroke with a time of 2:05.98. He
also touched second behind teammate
Dave Slawinski in the 1,000-yard
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“After training for 8 1/2 weeks with
out any meets, we need to get back and
get up and go and relearn how it feels (to
compete),” junior David Green said.
I he Tar Heels will have that chance
this month with up-coming dual meets
against Brown and conference foes
Maryland and Virginia.
“It’s just tough. January’s just full of
meets - every meet’s within five days (of
the next),” Turner said.
“You just have to get through it.”
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