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Lichten, Darley Honored As GTE All-Americans

By Roger Crosley
Sports Information Director

MIT fencer Keith H. Lichten '95 has capped off a big year with two outstanding academic honors: an NCAA postgraduate scholarship in the category of sports other than football and basketball and a position the GTE College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-America third team in the at-large category. Lichten, who finished second in the NCAA Fencing Championships in the epe, is majoring in environmental engineering.

Lichten is not the only MIT athlete honored by GTE. Cross country All-American Jesse C. Darley '95 was named to the first team. The at-large team consists of athletes from NCAA-sponsored sports other than football, basketball, softball, baseball and women's volleyball.

Women's Lacrosse

Two MIT women's lacrosse athletes have been named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Academic Team. Cathy Mangion '95 and Carla Oshiro '95 were each selected to the Division III team. To be selected, a player must be a starter or important reserve and maintain a grade point average of 3.2 or better on a 4.0 scale.

Men's Heavyweight Crew

The MIT men's heavyweight crew team recently returned from a trip to the Royal Henley Regatta in England with a place in the top 16 out of a field of 75 competing crews. The oarsmen defeated a boat from Denmark and a British crew before dropping a match race to a crew from Cambridge, England.