Faces in the Crowd: October 13, 2014

Tuesday October 14th, 2014
 
Lauren Gregory
Fort Collins, Colo. > Cross-country

Lauren, a sophomore at Fort Collins High, won the 5K Liberty Bell Invitational by 35 seconds in a personal-record 17:15. The defending 5A state champion, she was seventh at the Nike Cross Nationals in Portland last December, the only freshman to finish in the top 40. Lauren also won a state title in the 3,200 meters (10:39.58) in May.

 
Anthony Griffith
Moose Creek, Alaska > Football

Anthony, a senior running back at Ben Eielson High, ran for 516 yards and eight touchdowns on 42 carries to set the state single-game rushing record in a 52-34 win over Nishiki High. In May, Anthony won the Class 1-2-3A state titles in the 100- (11.24) and 200-meter (22.62) dashes and was second in the long jump (20 feet, 11.5 inches).

 
Mika Liu
Beverly Hills, Calif. > Golf

Mika, a sophomore at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., shot a nine-under 279 to win the world junior girls' championship at Angus Glen Golf Club in Markham, Ont. She also led the three-member U.S. team to a title, defeating runner-up Sweden by 18 strokes with a 17-under 559. Mika is ranked 48th in the world among amateur women.

 
Erik Henrikson
Laguna Beach, Calif. > Water Polo

Henrikson, a junior goalkeeper at Johns Hopkins, made a career-best 18 saves in a 10-9 win over Princeton, helping the Blue Jays become the first Division III team to upset a Collegiate Water Polo Association squad ranked in the top 10. Last season, Henrikson was named MVP of the D-III tournament for leading Hopkins to a record 15th title.

 
Charlotte Craddock
Wolverhampton, England > Field Hockey

Craddock, a senior forward at North Carolina, scored the decisive goal in the fourth minute of overtime for a 3-2 victory over Boston College. Two days later, she broke another tie with 10 minutes left to defeat Connecticut 2-1. Through Sunday, Craddock led the top-ranked Tar Heels with nine goals, five of them game-winners.

 
Ben Rogers
San Jose, Calif. > Archery

 

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