The Tennessean from Nashville, Tennessee on September 3, 1979 · Page 45
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The Tennessean from Nashville, Tennessee · Page 45

Nashville, Tennessee
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Monday, September 3, 1979
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Teammates Blitz World Cup Medals Caul kills team Mm en cam TOKYO (UPI) Teenage star Tracy Caulkins of Nashville led an American blitz on medals yesterday when she captured the women's 200-meter individual medley for her second victory in the first World Cup Swimming Championships in Tokyo. Caulkins, 16, who won the 400-meter individual medley Saturday, was clocked in 2: 16.83 yesterday, slightly more than two seconds off her world mark ol 2:14.07 set in Berlin in 1978. - , -,; ft Sounds ft (From Page 2) rallied to tie the game. Barnes singled home the doubling Santo Domingo with the winning run in the 12th. Randy Town got the win, his third in five decisions, with a three-up-three-down performance in the 12th. Righthander Bill Dawley, who pitched a one-hit shutout in Memphis last week, survived some early-inning scares before settling down to blank the Chicks on just four hits over the first eight frames and win the championship game. - Heretired 17straight before Tim Wallach cracked a leadoff homer in the ninth, which brought on relief ace Geoff Combe for his 28th save ot the year. Dawley walked one and fanned six in evening his record at 9-9. "I WAS LUCKY to get out of a couple of jams early and then got in the groove," said Dawley. "The defense was super and Dave) Van Gorder did a great job catching. I got tired in the ninth and was mighty glad to Geoff come in." V Santo Domingo. Householder, and Barnes had two hits and an RBI each in the second game which gave the Sounds a 48-27 second-half record and an overall 83-61 worksheet, best in the Southern League. SOUND NOTES:. ..For the second straight year, second baseman Gene Menees won the award as Most Popular Sound as voted on by the fans.. .Combe and outfielder Duane Walker were selected as the team's most valuable players. 'I'm happy with the result but I was hoping to go a little faster. I feel really good." Tracy Caulkins "I'm happy with the result but I was hoping to go a little faster," Caulkins said. "The weather was colder here. I feel really good." Teammate Bruce Furniss turned in a 2:05.34 to win the men's 200 medley and Cynthia Woodhead of Riverside, Calif., the leading performer with five gold medals in the recent Pan American Games, won the women's 100-meter freestyle in 55.63 for her second gold medal. V . Mary Meagher, 14, of Louisville, Ky., raced to an easy victory in the women's 200-meter butterfly as she was timed in 2:09.44 seconds and Linda Jezek og Los Altos, Calif., won the 200-meter backstroke but failed to better her own world record of 2:11.93 that she set at Berlin last year. The American quartet of Furniss, Andy Versis, Bill Forrester and Jim Montgomery outclassed the European selection team to win the men's 4 x 200-meter freestyle relay in 7:26.67. The European team was more than seven seconds back in 7:33.04, and third were the Canadian quartet in 7:35.21. Swede Par Arvidsson won the gold medal in the men's 200-meter butterfly as he narrowly beat American Steve Gregg in 3:00.57 and Margaret Kelly of Britain was the winner of the women's 100-meter breast stroke as she clocked in 1:12.47, followed by Tatiana Vybornova of the Soviet Union who was timed in 1:12.87. 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