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Phil Latreille’s slap shot set him apart in college hockey

Middlebury’s Phil Latreille was in a class by himself as a goal scorer. More than 58 years have passed since he graduated, and he is still the greatest goal scorer in college hockey history.

Franklin Pierce reeled off a 59-game winning streak and claimed five women’s soccer titles in a six-year span

A small town in southwest New Hampshire may not seem the most likely setting for a soccer dynasty, but in the 1990s, a combination of northern Europeans mixed with New England high school recruits turned Franklin Pierce women’s soccer into a juggernaut.

‘The Best Ever’ — Maybe Forever

Florida phenom Tracy Caulkins dominated all four strokes during her college swimming career and left the NCAA record book in her wake.

6-time NCAA wrestling champ jumped to NFL having never played a college down

Carlton Haselrig’s road to becoming a professional football player had a twist that allowed him to become the most decorated wrestler in NCAA history.

The Hits Kept Coming

The day started simply enough for the Florida State second baseman, but Marshall McDougall will never forget May 9, 1999.

Home-Court Success

Chuck Gordon spent 13 years as director of athletics at Emory. In one sport, though, another Gordon left behind a record-breaking legacy.

‘Once in a Lifetime’

Jennifer Martinez, now a professor at Evergreen State College, teaches her students about biology. But 10 years ago, while competing in softball at St. Joseph’s College (Long Island), she was schooling the opposition.

The Shot of a Lifetime

In the late 1990s, one of the most sought-after high school recruits in the nation didn’t play basketball or football. Instead, he was a marksman from Mount Holly, New Jersey, who had already set a junior world record as a 16-year-old in the 50-meter rifle three-position event.

Room in This Margin

In 1981, with most of its NCAA championship-winning roster returning from the year before – including four first-team All-Americans – expectations were lofty for the Stanford University men’s water polo team.

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