Furtado, 25, an off-road cyclist for just 2½ years, won the women's mountain bike world championships one day after dislocating her kneecap in the cross-country part of the event. She has also won five Grundig World Cups, two off-road national and one world cross-country titles. She had previously raced for three years with the U.S. ski team.
Guiran, a junior forward, had 31 goals and 74 points as Kean College of New Jersey progressed to the Division III soccer title. He was named offensive MVP of the Final Four. Guiran, a two-time first-team Division III All-America, has led the Cougars to NCAA tournament berths the last three years and has scored 74 goals in his career.
NORTH CALDWELL, N.J.
Diane, a senior right inner, set a state single-season field hockey scoring record with 56 goals and 30 assists in leading 22-0 West Essex High to a second straight Group 3 state title. She had three goals in the 6-1 championship-final defeat of Rancocas Valley High. In her career she scored 125 goals as the Lady Knights went 83-2-1.
Lisa, 15, who is coached by 1960 Olympic gold medalist Carol Heiss Jenkins, placed second at the junior world figure skating championships for the third year in a row. At Skate America, her first senior international meet, she was eighth. Earlier in the year Lisa had finished fourth at her first senior nationals and was named an Olympic alternate.
January 11, 1993
ELK MOUND, WIS.
Jake, a senior running back, rushed for 2,758 yards on 291 carries and scored 49 touchdowns to lead Elk Mound High to a 12-1 record this year. In his four seasons he ran for 5,420 yards and had 87 TDs as the Mounders tallied up a 46-4 mark. He also won the 1992 Division 3 state track title at 100 meters, with a clocking of 11.10 seconds.
Tate, 51, the running coach at St. Paul's Episcopal School, guided the Lady Saints' girls' cross-country team to a 10th consecutive state crown. In the last decade his girls' teams have won seven indoor and five outdoor state track titles, while his boys have garnered five cross-country and seven indoor and five outdoor track championships.