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Stenhouse Out Six Weeks; Felske Set to Go

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News from Florida: Former Harvard baseball star MIKE STENHOUSE '80 was one of several non-roster players invited to the Montreal Expos major league camp. Stenhouse was impressing the Expos brass until a pitch hit him in the forearm last week. The injury will sideline him for six weeks... LARRY BROWN '79 continues to pitch in the Houston Astros system. After a fine season in the Colombian Winter League. Brown is slated to play for Houston's AA affiliate in Columbus, Georgia, this summer. He would probably be at the AAA level in most other organizations, but the pitching-rich Astros have a full staff at their Pacific Coast League club in Tucson...After a year with Geneva of the New York-Pennsylvania league. Chicago Cubs farmhand ROB ALEVIZOS, last year's top Harvard pitcher, has reportedly decided to pack it in and end his baseball career. "He recognized his limitations." Crimson coach Alex Nahigian said, discussing possible reasons for Alevizos' decisions. The Newton native is learning his father's real estate business...

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Citing the need to "pursue other interests." PETER FELSKE, the women's varsity tennis coach, resigned earlier this week. Felske, who will finish out the season with the team, said, "I've been here four years. It's a wonderful place, and I enjoy the students, but it's time to move on." Felske said he would teach a tennis program this summer but had no definite plans for the fall. "I guess it's the kind of thing that makes life interesting," he said.

Not including this spring's season. Felske's teams have compiled a 34-24 record, notching four Massachusetts state championships along the way. He has also had two Northeast singles champions. This year's team has done well with big wins over Ohio State and Virginia last fall. Four of Felske's players slated to compete this spring are nationally ranked. "Everybody has been working hard," Felske said of his team. "We're getting over some injuries, but I'm looking forward to a successful season."...

If you liked Frank and Al Maguire, or noticed when Larry Brown--then with the Denver Nuggets--coached against his brother Herb before he got canned as coach of the Detroit Pistons, you'll love it when new UMass head basketball coach TOM McLAUGHLIN brings his charges to Cambridge to take on brother FRANK's Harvard quintet next December 15. The Harvard coach said he was pleased about his brother's new position, but added, "I think it's being overplayed. It's the players that play." Frank continued. "We never really competed, he never played on the same team, he was always a couple years behind me."...In other Crimson basketball news. McLaughlin said the year's recruiting has been going well, and noted that he and assistant coach TERRY O'CONNOR are looking for a shooting guard to replace graduating senior TOM MANNIX...Rumor has it that long-time Penn hoop coach Bob Weinhauer will leave Penn for the wilds of Georgia Tech. Good luck. Bob...

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MATTHEW CHRISTOPHER MORRIS, the newborn son of softball coach KIT MORRIS, accompanied his father's squad to a spring break training dinner at Cambridge's renowned bar and eatery. Charlie's Kitchen--only two days after his arrival into the world...During the 16-5 shellacking of MIT Wednesday afternoon, each softball team member wore a green ribbon in memory of the children slain in Atlanta. The players plan to wear the ribbons in every game until the Atlanta case is solved...

The Harvard Rugby team prepared for the upcoming spring season in several ways over spring break, most notably in the sunny, alcohol-soaked Bahamas where the squad compiled a 3-1 record. In the first match, on New Providence Island, RICHIE IORIO and CHARLIE W.A. BOTT each scored two tries to lead the ruggers to an easy 38-0 victory over the University of Virginia. In the next game, superb play by Bott and JACOUF DRISCOLL led the Crimson to a 40-3 defeat over Beck's Bucaaneer's Rugby Club--that team's worst defeat in two years. In the last two games, the squad triumphed over a previously unbeaten all-star squad, 12-3, and then dropped a 9-3 decision to the Bailou Rugby club, reputedly the best team in the islands. Highlights of the trip included ROY ROBERTS's esteemed crap-shooting at the Casino. (Incidentally, well-informed rumor has it that every member of the squad lost money at the tables.) Bott reports that Roberts managed to consume 25 lethal-sounding Bahama-Mama cocktails and flirt with every bunay at the Playboy Club. JOHN DORGAN spent the least nights at the team's guest house, preferring to spend his evenings on the beach under the moonlight... The rugby team also went cultural, with two team members invited to play their insturments at every major night spot on the Island...

Sophomore miler MAUREEN GILDEA, and juniors GWENN GORMAN and PAM STONE were selected as the 1981-'82 swim captains at the squad's banquet Monday night at the European Restaurant in Boston's North End. Renowned for their gastronomic prowess, the swimmers lived up to their reputation as they downed unlimited quantities of pizza, chicken cacciatore, wine, and a specially-made pecan and chocolate buttercream cake... After the awarding of varsity and junior varsity letters and numbers, departing co-captains DEBBIE JACOBS and KATIE KELLEY gave out special honors to team members for their better splashes outside of the pool. Drawing the most laughter was one Kirkland House resident's present--a workout log book for Friday and Saturday nights, complete with spaces for pulse rates, hours of sleep, and calories burned. Also memorable was the king-size tube of toothpaste presented to perpetually-smiling freshman JEANNE FLOYD, and the "First" plaudit to sophomore NANCY GARDNER for a gutsy effort in her first try at competitive swimming.

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