The Michigan Daily
Miller wins conference award
BY STEVE BLONDER
SPECIAL TO THE DAILY
WASHINGTON, D.C.- As a
final hurrah, former Daily sports
editor Scott G. Miller won the
William Reed Award for writing last
week. The award, which carries with
it a $1,000 prize, designates the top
sports writer in the Big Ten.
"The award once again shows the
superiority of the Michigan Daily
sports staff," said Miller. "We al-
ways consider on sports that quality
is job one, and this certainly reflects
on that philosophy."
Mark Rudner, of the Big Ten Ser-
vice Bureau which ran the contest,
said Miller's sharp and incisive style
helped him stand out above the other
entrants. Each finalist was required sweeter acoomplishment because performances, as they prepare for the toughest competition will come from
to submit six writing samples, someone liked the way I said what I U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials 1984 incumbent Olympian Matt
along with a short essay about the felt," Miller added. beginning Aug. 8 in Austin, Texas. Biondi and Pete Jaeger.
meaning of intercollegiate athletics. Miller graduated in May 1988 and In fact, the team's enthusiasm in On the women's team, both Susie
Former Associate Sports Editor will enter Boston University Law practice has generated many personal Rabiah and Gwen DeMaat have
Darren Jasey praised Miller's ten- School in the fall. bests. strong chances of making the
dency to "come right out and say Miller is one of two Daily sports Two swimmers are already assu- American squad. Rabiah, Big Ten
what he thinks. staffers to be honored during the past red of trips to the Summer Games in 50m freestyle champ, is also
"After I read Scott's columns, I year. Former Associate Sports Editor Seoul, South Korea. Norwegian Jan- competing at the 100m and 200m
would privately agree with what he Rick Kaplan was presented with a Erick Olsen and Alejandro Alvizuri distances. DeMatt is going for one
wrote. However, I don't know that I Columbia Journalism Award last of Peru have already qualified for of only two spots in the 200m and
would have the guts to write it like spring. their national Olympic squads. 400m individual medleys.
he did. Scott has an eye for getting a
story that will be very interesting for 'M' heads for Seoul Of other Michigan swimmers, Mary Fischbach, the first and only
his readers." NCAA 100m freestyle champ Brent woman NCAA champion at Mich-
"Despite taking a lot of criticism A viral epidemic has struck Mich- Lang is given the best shot of igan (im and 3m platform diving),
for many of my articles, I continued igan's top swimmers. making the U.S. team and winning a and Cokey Smith are leading candi-
to write what I wanted to write Fortunately, Olympic fever has medal. Lang is also racing in the dates for the women's diving squad.
which makes the award an even not had a detrimental effect on their 50m and 200m freestyles. Lang's -MOHIT KAPILA
CHICAGO (AP) - A Canadian and Lake Huron earlier this month the first solid food she had eaten Keith said at one point, "I noticed
woman battled fatigue and and hopes to swim the remaining since leaving Union Pier, Michigan, the bottom of the lake was covered
_ o ii a . hallucinations to complete a 45-mile two Great Lakes in August. 52 hours and 46 minutes before. with Aztec paintings, and I also saw
swim across Lake Michigan yester- Keith, 27, waded onto a down- A crew followed along beside the a big swimming pool full of
day. town beach with an ear-to-ear smile swimmer in two escort boats and marshmallows that you could dive
s w im s "Once I start something, I never on her face and a taste for a jumbo- almost hourly handed her cups of hot onto."
give up," said Vicki Keith of sized fast food hamburger. chocolate or soup, which she drank Keith said the 45-mile Lake
h *Toronto, just minutes after finishing "I want one right now," she said while treading water, Keith said. Michigan crossing was especially
the 52-hour swim she began on to a crowd of about 100 well-wishers Even so, she estimated she lost 25 tough because of difficulty she had
Tuesday. iand reporters gathered on Chicago's pounds during the swim. staying awake.
Keith is trying to become the Oak Street Beach. The swimmer said she battled "But I keep on swimming. It's
L a k e first person to conquer all five Great Her wish was granted by a by- with hallucinations, which she said like sleep walking, only I swim,"
Lakes. She swam across Lake Erie stander who gave her a hamburger, trouble her on marathon swims. she said as she sipped champagne.
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