Distance Swim Meet
Lures 200 to Wyoga
Plain Dealer Bureau
AKRON--The national AAU long-distance swimming championships
at noon at nearby Wyoga Lake with the Detroit Patton Pool bidding to
as team winner in the women's junior event. A field of 200 is
The junior men's championship will be held tomorrow with the
team and the Northwest Aquatic Club of Garden City, Mich., the two
that tied for the title last year, again expected to wage a tense
for the crown.
THE MEN'S JUNIOR event is a four-mile race with George
Saldana of Detroit,
who was second last year, a decided favorite to take the title.
Jim Teunas, Gary Gottschling, Dave Sahagian and Greg Penn
carry the Patton Club colors.
Garden City has a five-man squad of Tom Curran, Alan McDaid,
Dave Pohlonski and Greg Golin.
OHIO'S ONLY representatives are Eric Russu of the Cleveland
and Steve McNerney, and Phil and Mark Jenkins of the Akron Swim
Indianapolis A. C. has four swimmers to round out the
of 18 swimmers.
The women's junior has 16 swimmers, five from Patton Pool,
Garden City, five from New Kensington, Pa., and two from the
The senior championships will be held July 18 and 19 and the
meet has attracted 212 entries from 16 cities and five states plus