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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1959 - Athletics. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 20, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/2265/show/1973.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1959 - Athletics. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/2265/show/1973

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Title Houstonian 1959
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  • Students of the University of Houston
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  • University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
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Title Athletics
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
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Transcript Spring Sports Climaxing a busy spring of sports activities, the annual University SPRING SPORTS BANQUET was held Tuesday, May 19 at the Crystal Ballroom of the Rice Hotel. Outstanding athletes of the spring sports program were recognized and awards were presented. Awards went to Jack Welch, senior, as the most improved basketball player. Gary Nelson was given the Carlton Hanta award as the most spirited baseball player. Harry Parten was named the outstanding tennis player and Bob Pratt was named outstanding in golf. Golfer Ron Weber was the recipient of the Dr. Charles Alexander Award, a §200 cash gift to assist a student athlete not on athletic scholarship. Athletic Director Harry Fouke makes the presentation. Charles Saunders Jr. presents the Charles Saunders Award to trackman Jack Smyth. The award is presented for outstanding achievement in scholarship, leadership, sportsmanship, and athletics. Smyth was co-captain of the 1959 Missouri Valley Conference champion Cougars. Coach Hal Lahar presents Jim Norris the W. 0. Caldwell, Jr. Award for being named the outstanding freshman football player by his teammates. Attorney and track enthusiast Seymour Lieberman presents trophies to Jack Smyth as outstanding track man of the 1959 season and to John Macy as the Houston trackman who has gained the most national recognition. 168