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Sophomore.‘the sophs get their assignments tomorrow’
- ‘He stayed close for college, landing at Seton Hall, and after setting the school blocked-shots record as a soph, he declared for the Draft.’
- ‘Dude was all-state as a soph and an All-American as a senior.’
- ‘Now think of all those poor children and American freshers and sophs bored out of their skulls with the worst that Cambridge could offer.’
- ‘Our best stab at it is soph Jason Terry, who'll be handling it anyway and likes to get his share of shots in.’
- ‘If Friedgen can afford to get into a punting situation because he's got a kid who blasted it 44.7 yards a try as a soph, there's no telling how many extra chances he'll take.’
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