SQUASH REMAINS MOST POPULAR FRESHMAN SPORT

Attracts 160 First-Year Men--Swimming and Basketball Follow in Order--Hockey Shows Decrease From 1923

Squash racquets still remains the most popular winter sport for Freshmen, according to a statement issued yesterday by William H. Geer, director of physical education, although the 1928 men who have signed up for this sport number only 160 in contrast to 230 at the beginning of the winter season last year. Swimming and basketball come next in order with 123 and 106 respectively. Basketball has made the largest proportional gain of any sport within the range of Freshman winter activities.

The complete report tabulated with last year's report is as follows:   1924  1928 Basketball  106  60 Boxing  70  78 Fencing  48  43 Gymnasium  77  98 Handball  17  22 Squash  160  230 Swimming  123  106 Wrestling  42  29 Crew  117  35 Hockey  45  60 Track  57  43 Totals  862  866