17 In State On All- U.S. Swim Team
Seventeen swimmers from Michigan, including Fordson's Frank Freeman
who turned in the nation's fastest time in the 100-yard breaststroke this
season, have been names to the 1964 prep All-America swimming team.
The National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association
announced the selections yesterday. Besides the 17 individuals, Michigan
also placed eight relay teams.
Freeman, who graduated from Fordson in January, led
the nation with his 1:01.7 clocking in the 100-yard breaststroke. He was
the only Michigan swimmer to top the national list.
Three other breaststrokers from the state - Jerry
Gorski, of Visitation, Jim Hoyer, of Dearborn and Dave Cushing, of Ann
Arbor - also were named to the All-America squad.
Thurston's Ken Wiebeck was placed in the 200-yard
individual medley, 100-yard backstroke and 100-yard freestyle.
Wiebeck's best rating was fourth in the 100-yard
backstroke with a time of 55.6 seconds. Dick Grants, of Moline, Ill., led
with a 55.2 clocking. Wiebeck was seventh. in the medley and 12th in the