Sport: Passing Look

Midshipman William A. Kennington, coxswain of Navy's unbeatable (29 straight victories) crew, was a man with a past—four scholarly, nonathletic years at Vanderbilt University. Normally, no one would care. Last week, egged on by the Eastern College Athletic Conference, Annapolis authorities gave Kennington's past more than a passing look, and learned that they had made an embarrassing mistake.

Said Academy Superintendent Vice Admiral C. Turner Joy: "Although Kennington did not participate in intercollegiate athletics at Vanderbilt, he was ineligible for varsity participation at the Naval Academy* . . . Proud as we are...

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