Faces in the Crowd: March 9, 2015
Jacqueline, a senior at Waterford High in Sandy and a member of the Alta/Snowbird Freeride team, won the girls' division at the Freeride Junior World Championships in Grandvalira, Andorra. She scored 82.25 points to defeat a field of 12 skiers from seven countries, including defending champ Illona Carlod of France.
Dylan, a 6'4 senior outside hitter at Sachem High North, had 36 kills in the Class A state final, a 3-1 victory over Rochester's McQuaid Jesuit High. Last month he led the Long Island Volleyball Club to first at the Chicago Boys' Winter Championships and at the Nittany Ninvitational, and to second at the SCVA Junior Boys' Invitational. Dylan will play at UCLA.
Newsum-Schoenberg, a senior at Emory, won the 1,650-yard freestyle (16:54.47) and set a University Athletic Association record in the 500 free (4:52.13). She set another conference mark in the 200 fly prelims (2:01.52), then placed third in the finals, helping the Eagles win a 17th straight UAA title. She was named the league's swimmer of the year.
Cox, a sophomore at Missouri and the defending national champ at 197 pounds, defeated Nathan Burak 4-3 to clinch an 18-12 victory over No. 1 Iowa and the National Duals Finals championship. The dual-meet win was an NCAA-leading 50th straight for Cox, who finished the regular season with a 30-0 record for the 24-0 Tigers.
Megan, a 6'3 senior forward at South Shore High, scored 46 points in an 81-45 win over Chequamegon High to become the state's alltime leader with 2,917 points, surpassing the mark of 2,881 set in 2004. She led the state with 40.6 points and 19.0 rebounds per game at week's end and had run her scoring total to 3,118. Megan will play at Iowa.
James, a third-grader at St. Peter School, won the boys' 55-meter dash in 8.11 seconds at the 108th NYRR Millrose Games in New York City.
Kcyasha, a third-grader at P.S. 220 Edward Mandel School, won the girls' 55-meter dash in 8.48 seconds at the NYRR Millrose Games in New York City.