SIOUX CITY, IOWA
Edmonds, a senior cross-country runner at Gustavus Adolphus College, won the Division III championship in her first season of intercollegiate competition—she began running while studying abroad last year—completing the 5-km course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., in 18:09. She placed first in all seven races that she entered this season.
BAY VILLAGE, OHIO
Friedel, a junior on the UCLA soccer team, became only the second goalie in 26 years to be awarded the Hermann Trophy, given annually to the top collegiate soccer player. He had 10 shutouts and allowed just 12 goals in 19 games for the 13-3-3 Bruins, who lost in the regional finals to NCAA runner-up San Diego.
Dana Van Singel
Dana, a senior on the Zeeland High swim team, led the Chix to the girls' Class B championship for the fourth consecutive year. She is an eight-time high school All-America and has won six state titles: two in the 50-meter freestyle and one each in the 100 free, 200 free, 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke.
Michelle, 12, the youngest senior competitor at the U.S. figure skating championships since 1973, was sixth in the women's competition. After coming in first at the Southwest Pacific Juniors in '92, she decided to step up a level and has won two senior competitions this year, the Pacific Coast and the Southwest Pacific.
Kim, 16, defeated Terri Esterowitz, 23, of Springfield, Va., 6-3, 6-2 to win the USTA National Amateur women's tennis championship. She was the youngest competitor in the 32-person draw. In the last three years she has won 64 of 65 matches and has been ranked No. 1 in the Middle States region in three different age classes.
Elliott, a 6'2" senior guard at Mid-America Nazarene College, in Kansas City, Kans., hit five three-point baskets during a 76-74 loss to Baker University to become the alltime collegiate leader in three-point field goals. His total of 433 three-pointers eclipsed the previous record of 431, set last season by Tony Smith of Pfeiffer College.