Asbury Park Press from Asbury Park, New Jersey on July 22, 1973 · Page 112
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

A Publisher Extra Newspaper

Asbury Park Press from Asbury Park, New Jersey · Page 112

Asbury Park, New Jersey
Issue Date:
Sunday, July 22, 1973
Page 112
Start Free Trial

I? THEN AND NOW -ha Former All-America Cager, Werkman, Is Now Coaching TOMS RIVER - Nick Werkman, Seton Hall University's last All-America basketball player, is now the varsity baseball and basketball coach at Stockton State College. He was born in Trenton, where he started playing CYO basketball when he was 10 years old. He played for the Immaculate Conception Grammar . School team that reeled off 100 successive victories before losing to St. Catherine's of Spring Lake. Before graduating from Trenton Catholic High School in 1959, he earned eight varsity letters, four each in baseball and basketball. He was 6-3V4 and 212 pounds when he starred for Trenton Catholic. Pitcher and third base were his positions in baseball. He won nearly 40 games as a right-handed, fast-ball pitcher and batted .419 when he was a junior. Trenton Catholic won four consecutive state Class A Parochial championships when Werkman played, and he rewrote his school's record book in basketball. He tallied nearly 2,000 career points and pumped in more than 800 points in his senior season. . i In 1960 the N.J. Sportswrit-ers Association awarded him its trophy for being the state's outstanding . high school athlete. He was named center on the All-State basketball team twice and received the most valuable player award in the New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington All-Star high school basketball game played before 32,-000 fans at Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City. Scholarship offers came from more than 100 colleges before Werkman enrolled at Seton ' Hall University. He played there for four years and set several school basketball scoring record's. He captained Seton Hall University's varsity quintet in '1963, and the next year was presented the outstanding college athlete award by the N.J. Sportswriters Association. He was the country's leading scorer in 1963 and finished second in 1962 and 1964. He finished his career with an average of 33.5 points per game, sixth highest ever. Three times he was select ed to the All-America first team by the Helms Foundation, lie was named to the second All-America team by the Associated Press and to the first team All-America by Consensus. He was Seton Hall's leading rcbounder in 19C2 and 1964. He had 2,300 career points for Seton , Hall and holds every school record with the exception of assists. Most of the records he broke were previously held by Wal-ly Dukes. Seton Hall had its last outstanding teams when he played, posting marks of 16-7, 16-9, 19-5. He was also a singer and composer of popular songs while at Seton Hall. His most noted record was "Nick the Twister." He was unable to accept money for his records and singing, however, as he did not want to jeopardize lib '- lllilf7 : S'''' Y''J his amateur status as an athlete. He was also prominent In the Seton Hall Varsity Club. He received his Master's degree from Seton Hall in 1966. He spent 1965 with the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association and nine years in the Eastern Professional Basketball League first as a player and later as player-coach with Trenton. He also was with the New York Nets of the American Basketball Association for one year. 'He became coach of the new stale college, Stockton, in 1972. His first baseball team posed a 5-8 record, winning its last five games. His basketball team finished with a 19-8 record. Werkman, who is seeking Shore athletes for his baseball and basketball teams at Stockton, said, "Stockton College is not like the other state colleges in that we are a liberal arts college and not oriented to producing teachers. We now have 1,800 stu dents but will eventually Nick Werkman then . now SAVE $24.07 HYDRO-GLASS CONVERTIBLE JETPUMP D I-. ncijuiui $123.95 Fiber glass reinforced nylon pump body. Holds pressure at 30-50 pounds. Jet and Tank sold separately. $133.50 -HP PUMP only. ........ .114.88 $143.50 l-HPPUMPonly 124.88 73.95 CAPITIVE AIR TANK 36 gaL . . . 59.88 Sale ends Wednesday Satisfaction Quarantttd or Your Monty Back SHOP AT SEARS AND SAVE Sears HOME or NOME 9:30 A.M.TO 9:30 P.M. Sal. 'til 6:00 2200 Aiburv Ave. Neptune, N J. IMPROVEMENT sears, roebuck and CO. 1973 fishing mop (j tide table Asbury Park Press mmmm w ill M ' i hi M W J T V. . 1 fV:-8 SL-r r-T. -fSLr f rilnlliilHIIll t .ilinil uM I3 AnMgier'sBsMgM 1973 FISHING MAP & TIDE TABLE Our new fishing map and tidetable has a world of information about fishing off the Jersey Coast between Sandy Hook, and Beach Haven. It has timetables for Sandy Hook tides with corrections at various inlets, ocean towns and other locations. There are recorded ocean depths for your favorite fishing grounds, along with the names, locations, and dates of ships sunk off the coast. It's simple to get one, just drop in at one of our convenient offices (see addresses below) and it's yours free. Sorry, no mail orders will be accepted. Asbury Park Press ASBURY PARK RED BANK FREEHOLD Press Plaza 15 Monmouth St. 1 Court House Sq. TOMS RIVER MANAHAWKIN 64 Washington St. 147 Bay Ave. erpand to 8,500. This year we plan to opon our new Olympic swimming pool and fiymnasium that scats 2,600. Our new track should be ready for the spring sports season. "Our football and baseball fields should be ready to use this spring. Don Bragg,' who won two gold medals in Olympic pole vaulting, is our athletic director." Werkman has lived in Toms River for 13 months with his wife, Harriett, and two chil- ASBURY PARK SUNDAY PRESS, Sun., July 22, 1973 19 22 Named to Jamaica Team for Venezuela KINGSTON, Jamaica (P) -World track record holders Don Quarric and Marilyn Ncufville as well as Byron Dice and Audrey Reid have been included in the Jamaica Amateur Athletic Association's team that will participate in the Central American and Caribbean athletic championships. Twenty-two athletes will make the trip to compete in the championships in Venezuela July 26-29. dren Dawn-Terese, five and Nick IV (Sneadly), who is four. Ho formerly summered in Relmar. His hobbies are music, piano playing, writing songs, and all sports. He Is also assistant director of athletics at Stockton. - JIM SULLIVAN I IS "ANY mo ALWAYS To Lease or To Buy, That is the Question With Adam, it pays to lease rather than buy because our leases offer: no down payment, freedom of working capital, no credit impairment, one convenient monthly statement, simplified tax records, continuing use of new cars and convenience. UNLIMITED MILEAGE EQUITY LEASE LEASING CORP. 449-1616 SERVING MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES GOOD F A JOB" GOING TO BE EN0BGIIF0RY00? Sure, you can make the car payments and still have money in your pockets. Is that all you'll want? Think about it. Think what you could do as a computer technician ... or a helicopter mechanic ... an accountant or an electronic technician ... or one of the hundreds of technical and administrative specialties YOU CAN LEARN FREE while you earn regular pay in the Air Force. Consider the travel and challenge and extra benefits like paid vacations, promotions, the finest medical care. Find yourself a better tomorrow talk, with your Air Force recruiter today. IN RED BANK, CAll: Sgt. Tortorici or Sgt. Kinsman 56 Monmouth St. 741.7141 IN TOMS RIVER, CALL: Sgt. Flood 38 Main Street 341-3234 1 V J-' Sears GUARANTEED If 11 : YvHf I U tTiTtt n t JM luoe Type Blackwall i W fl I RADIAL C.i 1.55x13 or 5.60x1 3 iHB M I E- -5?7CiS and Old Tire t j ICr Mr M" I -Op- 0 i III ft lTtTnrmT ire. Ttv.Jtv wi'.nv u ivnt Oi"nOQJJDIJDI,I5;S5?3 SsZ - ' II I I- m Tread Life Guarantee 1 1 Cunrantced Against: Alt tire failures f rum defects in material or workmanship. For How Long: Tlio life of the oiijjinul Head. What Scars Will Do: l'.x-clianKa for n new lire chaninK only for tli proportion of current sellinit price, plus Federal Kxciss 'lax, that represents trend used. ' nv u ;', i;v m',TU 'i iv 'i ivn'.Tit.Triyrejrs Tread Wear-Out and Road Hazard Guarantee Guaranteed Against: Tread vear.out nnit tiie failure from road hazards. For How Long: 40,000 miles. What Sears Will Do: At SSears option, exchange it for a new lire, or Rive you a refund charKin: in either case only the proportion of current selling price plus Federal Kxcise 'lax that represents milence used. Kepair nail punctures at no charge. I 7 Sears Steel Belted . Sears Price Plu Federal Radial Tubelesa Whitewall with Old Tire Excise Ta 165x13 or 600x13 4375 M.76. 175x13 or 650x13 45,77 M.95 185x14 or 695x14 50.76 2.29 195xl4or775xl4 54.00 '2.49 205x14 or 825x14 59e07 2.70 .215x15 or 855x15 71.00 $3.13 225x15 or 885x15- j 70.0 1 . 1 $3.39- - - ' ' Sale Ends Wednesday Use One of Sears Convenient Credit Plans mm Tvbelef Crusader Sears Reg. low Plus Federal. with Old Tire price Blotkwoll Ixtise Tok 6.00x13 9.99 $1.61 6.50x13 11.99 $1.73 7.35x14 16.99 $1.96' 7.75x14 16.99 $2.09 7J5x5 17,99 1 $2.11 Sears Lowest Priced Nylon Cord Tires FREE Mounting and Rotation SHOP AT SEAIJS AND SAVE Satisfaction Guaranteed or Your Money Hack , SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO. Sears Ijf - " mmmi NEPTUNE 2200 Aftbury Avenue Aulomol ive Cr nlr r 0rn 9:00 A.M. to 9:.'M) P.M. Monday thru Friday Saturday Mil 6 PM Phone 776-9 1 OO. 899-9 1 OO or 9.18-6 1 91 TOLL FREE From Your Area Tire and Auto Center

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 18,100+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Publisher Extra Newspapers

  • Exclusive licensed content from premium publishers like the Asbury Park Press
  • Archives through last month
  • Continually updated

Try it free