Sport: Sweeping the River

The University of Washington's Huskies seemed to belie their nickname. They were the tallest and skinniest of eleven crews that lined up at Poughkeepsie last week for the big race. Said shrewd Coach Al Ulbrickson: "As long as my crew averages 6 ft. 3, I never worry about weight." He found plenty of other things to worry about.

For example, his freshmen crew won their race. Ulbrickson regarded that as bad—might give them big heads and a tendency to loaf next year. When his junior varsity won the next race, Al said: "I'd feel more confident if we'd dropped one of them....

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