||The varsity swim team poses for a yearbook photo in the fall/winter
of 1969-1970, the year I became a day student. Im standing
third from the left in the second row, the guy with a neck chain.
I dont know why I wore one other than because I thought it
looked cool. As a freshman, I was a promising freestyle
sprinter. But as a sophomore, free of restrictive campus life, I
became far more interested in girls and weight training than our
2.5-mile daily workouts. I rarely competed and became team manager
my junior year.
||The junior varsity cross-country team poses for a yearbook photo
in the fall of 1969. I was captain, selected for my enthusiasm more
than any ability over a 1.5 mile JV course. Unlike me, some of these
guys were good. We did well as a team. I moved to varsity as a senior
where the two Freds - Freddy Stuart and I - were co-captains.
I loved running, cross-country in particular, but never won a varsity