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Frank Tusinski, the goalie for the University of Missouri-St. Louis soccer team, recorded his 10th shutout against the nation's No. 1-ranked Southern Illinois U.-Edwardsville. A two-sport All-America, Tusinski played first and hit .356 for the baseball team.

Toni Movius, 33, of Fairbanks, Alaska, became the first woman to complete the Yukon River "800" River Boat marathon. A housewife, she was the engineer of the first-place craft, Miss Tesoro, which finished the 800-mile race averaging better than 42 mph.

Jim Crainer, a graduate of Texas' Brazos-port High, was named the 1973 state High School Champion Cowboy at the finals in Hallettsville. Now a freshman at Sul Ross State U. in Alpine, he has won 46 belt buckles and seven saddles in rodeo competition.

George Woodard, a junior tailback for Van Vleck (Texas) High School, rushed for 1,381 yards in 164 carries and scored 13 touchdowns in his first eight games. In his top performance, he averaged 12 yards per carry and scored four touchdowns.

Don Gruber, 40, a pharmacist from Montgomery, Ohio, bowled a 300 game in the Deer Park Major League for the second time in his career. Gruber has also recorded a hole in one and was runner-up in this year's Cincinnati Metropolitan golf tournament.

Tony Rafferty, 34, an Irish-born Australian, ran 3,686 miles from Fremantle on the west coast of Australia to Surfers Paradise on the east coast to break the 44-year-old world record for an endurance run by 21 miles. He did it in 74 days, averaging nearly 50 miles a day.