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CintiEnq_Jul19_1973_Brookwood_Busch - Problem Is What To Wear, - Swimsuit Or Tennis...
Problem Is What To Wear, - Swimsuit Or Tennis Garb? By DENNY DRESSMAN ' Enquirer Sports Reporter tToday is going to be a busy day for Lisa Scheper, Who has learned the difference between a backhand1 and abackstrokebut liasn't yet abandoned one for the other. comely tomboy who doesn't look the part, Lisa 111 meet Molly Me akin in the finals of the 16-and-un-der girls division of the CRC Metropolitan Tennis Championships at Western Hills courts at 10:30 a.m. .'About eight hours later she'll swim five events for brookwood Country Club in, the most important meet of the Northern Kentucky Swim League season as. Brookwood and Ft. Thomas Swim Club, tied for first place with 5-0 records, square off at Ft. Thomas swimming events scheduled to start at 7 0.m. ."it won't be too bad since one is in the morning and one is in the evening,"' Lisa shrugs. "I'll fiaVe time to rest." And she's done it before, r too, under more difficult circumstances. "I played In a tournament in Lexington last s u m m e r," Lisa explains, "and came home to swim. The tournament ran longer than I expected and I didn't think I was going to make it back. We got to the meet one race before my first event." Fresh from a victory in the quarter-finals at Lexington, Lisa caught her breath and won five first places in the 50-yard freestyle, 50 butterfly, 100 individual medley and both relays. "My swimming coach, Frank Bush, used to get upset when I'd play tennis on the day of a meet," Lisa grins. "But now he says I can play anytime I want to." Unseeded despite winning a 12-and-under title and back-to-back 14-and-under crowns in her last three years of play in the Met, Lisa reached the 16-and-under finals on her first try by upsetting top-seeded Barbara Chou in Wednesday's semis. Wlnr ning numerous points with her crisp southpaw backhand, she won easily, 62, 61. tournament and then I'd practice some. Swimming meant more to me, I guess." That's changing slowly, however. "I went to a tournment In Middletown last summer, the Western Open," Lisa said. "The players up there were really tougfh; they knew a lot more about the game than I did. I decided I'd have to play more. I play about two hours a day now, and I'm taking some lessons for the first time. "You have to stop swimming at a certain age," Lisa has decided. "No one keeps It up when they get older. But you can make some money playing tennis. "Swimming now just means big shoulders and a lot of wasted time. I'm just swimming now for the fun of it, because I still enjoy it. I don't know if I'll ever be good enough, but if I get the chance I'd like to be a tennis pro." A sophomore-to-be a t Villa Madonna Academy, Lisa almost played her school doubles partner, Julie Kuhlman, in today's title match. Julie, sister of former St. Xavier High

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 19 Jul 1973, Thu,
  3. Page 52

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