Two former Landon School players have helped a tiny college nestled in the Massachusetts Berkshires claim a share of the nation's longest football winning streak.
Williams College in Williamstown (pop. 4,500) has won 16 consecutive games after a 24-21 victory over Trinity Saturday in Hartford, Conn., equaling defending Division III champion Dayton's streak.
Junior linebacker-place kicker Brian Taptich is a Landon graduate from Potomac. In a 26-16 victory over Hamilton on Sept. 22, Taptich tied a New England Division III record with four field goals (22, 24, 33 and 31 yards).
Senior defensive end Ted Rogers of Chevy Chase, a first team preseason all-American, has played before four NFL scouts this season and may be a mid- to late-round draft pick in the spring. Weekly Honors
Navy junior linebacker Byron Ogden (Lake Braddock) was on this week's ECAC Division I-A all-East honor roll for his showing against Air Force. In his first start this season at outside linebacker, he had 12 tackles (11 unassisted) and recovered a fumble. . . .
Norfolk State tackle Rod Daniels (H.D. Woodson) was named Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association offensive lineman of the week after the Spartans' 29-17 victory over Bowie State Saturday. . . .
St. Mary's (Md.) College freshman Kim Thorpe (Walter Johnson) was named the school's athlete of the month. She leads the 5-1 soccer team with eight goals and two assists. Today the Seahawks will play at American (4-2), which has won four straight games by outscoring the opposition, 27-3. Liz Pike, a former All-Met from Lake Braddock, leads the Eagles with 12 goals and three assists. Spare a Quarter?
Last week's soccer game between George Washington and William and Mary at the 25th and M streets field was delayed 20 minutes before the overtime period started so the officials could put more money in parking meters. . . . Former GW players Bruce Heon (Washington-Lee) and Paul Boulad have been invited to the Baltimore Blast's training camp. . . .
In American's men's cross-country victory over George Mason last weekend, the Patriots' Mayura Bogollagama was the individual winner with a time of 22 minutes on the four-mile course. AU's Shawn Campbell was second (22:05).
In women's competition, Georgetown's Christi Constantin was third and George Mason's Kim Saddic fourth among 235 runners in the Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh. The Hoyas won the team title; the Patriots were 16th. Mentionable
Virginia Tech sophomore Eric McClellan (Rockville) leads the soccer team in scoring with 10 goals and two assists in 12 games. Junior Ray Crittenden (Annandale) is next with five and five. . . . Raymond Stever, a two-time scholastic all-American wrestler at Chantilly, will compete for Millersville (Pa.) University.