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Towson's Henning makes All-America

The first three years of Mike Henning's soccer career at Randolph-Macon have been marked by distinction. More is in the offing.

Henning (Towson), a junior midfielder, became the third player in 33 years of Randolph-Macon soccer to make the NCAA Division III first team. With 13 goals and 10 assists for 36 points, he led the team to a 14-5-1 record.

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Henning has 89 career points, No. 5 on the school's all-time list and needs 27 more in his final season to become No. 1.

* When West Virginia Wesleyan soccer player Linda Bauer (Patapsco) learned she made the NAIA All-America first team, she became emotional.

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"I was so excited, I cried," she said. "Being an All-American has been one of my dreams."

A senior midfielder, Bauer had 11 goals this season to finish with a school-record 42. As a freshman, she set the school single-season record of 18.

Football

Free safety Antwaine Smith (Poly) had a banner season for Northeastern (2-9), finishing fifth on the team in tackles (63), blocking three punts and scoring on a 58-yard fumble return, despite missing three games with a stress fracture in his foot. Smith, who totaled only 12 tackles in his first two years, will return for his final season next fall.

Basketball

Junior guard Jason Weyforth (Eastern Vo-Tech) "is playing well all-around" for Houghton, says coach Greg Berry. Weyforth raised his scoring average to over 20 after getting 27 in an 80-72 victory over St. Vincent.

* Freshman Kacy Williams (Hammond) grabbed six rebounds in Georgetown's win over Cornell for a six-game total of 31, third-high on the team.

Wrestling

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At Franklin & Marshall, freshman Steven Truitt (St. Paul's) has a 2-3 record at 126 pounds and sophomore Brendan James (Calvert Hall) is 6-6 at 150.

* After three meets, Pennsylvania junior Brian Eveleth (Chesapeake) is 3-1 at 126. Penn will wrestle at Navy on Jan. 21.

* Gerard Harrison (Gilman) is plunging into his second year at Virginia after compiling a 10-6 record at 118 pounds as a freshman.

Swimming and diving

Nora Grannell (St. Mary's) is only a freshman, but Virginia's coaches expect her to contend for Atlantic Coast Conference titles and NCAA berths in both backstroke events.

Another Virginia freshman, Jennifer Stewart (Western), is competing for a spot as a diver. She set school and Baltimore city diving records at Western.

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Miscellaneous

Walk-on Nick Jeppi (Calvert Hall) played on the kickoff teams in Nevada-Las Vegas' 52-24 win over Central Michigan in the Las Vegas Bowl. . . . Senior Bill Litz (Lansdowne) completed a successful career at the Merchant Marine Academy, playing outside linebacker and on special teams this year. . . . Bucknell junior Karen Goodwin (Arundel) posted a personal-best time of 57.67 seconds in finishing fourth in the 100 freestyle in a win over Seton Hall. . . . Mount Hebron lacrosse standout Scott Baughman is bound for Georgetown.


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