Faces in the Crowd: Nov. 9, 2015
Eliza, a junior at St. George's School in Newport who was competing for Narragansett Boat Club, won the women's youth single at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston. Her time of 21:19.349 would have taken the all-ages women's club single title by 33.931. In August, Eliza finished 10th in the single at junior worlds in Rio de Janeiro.
Belesti, a senior at Shawnee Mission North High, won the Class 6A regional meet by 1:06.00 in a school-record 15:19.00 to qualify for states in his first year running cross-country. A week earlier he took the 5K Sunflower League title by 16.10 seconds in 15:37.50. Belesti is undefeated this season against in-state opponents.
Chan, a freshman at Williams, the defending Division III champion, shot a one-over 145 to win the Mount Holyoke invitational at the Orchards Golf Club in South Haley, Mass. Her second-round 68 set a school record. Chan finished the season with a stroke average of 77.70 and was named the NESCAC rookie of the year.
Edmonds, a sophomore running back at Fordham, had 31 carries for a Patriot League-record 347 yards and three touchdowns in a 52–49 victory over Lehigh. He also caught two passes for 55 yards to set a league mark with 402 all-purpose yards. Chase leads Division I (FBS and FCS) in rushing TDs (18) and is second in rushing yards (1,444).
Zoe, a sophomore setter at Keith Country Day School, had 23 assists, eight digs, four kills and an ace in a 3–0 victory over Harvest Christian Academy (Elgin) for the Northwestern Athletic Conference championship. Zoe, who led Keith to a third straight Class 1A state title last season, has verbally committed to Notre Dame.
Oliver, a sernior at Division II Bentley in Waltham, Mass., shot a two-under 142 to win a second straight all-divisions New England Intercollegiate Golf Association championship by four strokes at The Captains Golf Course in Brewster, Mass. He is the first repeat titlist at the event since former PGA pro Jim Hallet (1981 to '83).