NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS > TRACK AND FIELD
Gipson, a senior at TCU, won the long jump for the second straight year at the Mountain West indoor championships with a leap of 21'10¾". Her winning jump, on her final effort, broke meet and school records and ranks No. 1 in the NCAA this season, through Sunday. Gipson also placed third in the 200 meters to help the Horned Frogs take home the women's team title. Last spring she won the long jump at the Penn Relays (21'11½", wind-aided) and was named an All-America for the fourth time.
BRENTWOOD, TENN. > BOWLING
Kamron, an eighth-grader at Brentwood Middle School, became the youngest bowler—at age 14—to reach the cashers round in Professional Bowlers Association tour history, placing 61st overall at the U.S. Open in North Brunswick, N.J. He finished with an average of 200.77 and 5,220 total pinfall in 26 games. Kamron's winnings of $1,340 went directly into his scholarship account, which now stands at $22,000. The PBA allows bowlers 18 and under to compete in elite tournaments as amateurs.
ATHERTON, CALIF. > WATER POLO
Clark, a senior utility player at UCLA, led the Bruins with two goals in a 5--4 win over top-ranked Stanford in the title match of the UC Irvine Invitational to hand the Cardinal its first loss of the season. She scored the game-winner on a five-meter penalty shot with 7:03 remaining in the fourth quarter and led UCLA with nine goals in four tournament games. The win was the 13th straight match in which she scored this season. Last August, Clark helped the U.S. to silver at the World University Games.