D'Andre and Dexter, senior running backs at North Shore High and Lake Highlands High, respectively, were named by SuperPrep magazine as the top backs in the state. The 215-pound D'Andre rushed for 1,729 yards on 227 carries and 20 TDs this season to lead the Mustangs to a 9-2 record. With 2,031 yards in 1993, he broke the Greater Houston single-season rushing mark set in 1971 by Carl Roaches and has run for 4,255 yards on 609 carries and 46 TDs in his career. Dexter, a 200-pounder, ran for 1,327 yards on 118 carries and 14 TDs as the Wildcats amassed an 11-2 mark through last Thursday. He has rushed for 3,027 yards in his career.
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Faklaris and Smith, a senior soccer forward and a senior midfielder, respectively, at South Carolina, led the Gamecocks to a school-record 16-game winning streak that propelled the team to the No. 1 ranking in the nation. Both were also named as finalists for the national player of the year award. Faklaris scored five goals and 12 assists this season. He ranks second on the school's alltime scoring list, with 124 points (55 goals and 14 assists). Smith, who started all 84 games of his college career, is the Gamecocks' career-assists leader (40). With 22 points this season (five goals and 12 assists), he tied for third on the team. USC finished the season 16-4.
Webb, 48, the women's volleyball coach at Florida Southern, led the Moccasins to a 15-5, 15-8, 15-7 win over Florida Tech to become only the sixth NCAA Division II volleyball coach to have at least 600 career wins. Webb, the Florida Southern coach since 1977, has a 601-197 mark at the school.
Joubert, a senior ice hockey center at No. 4-ranked Boston University (7-2-2), had two goals each in a 5-1 Terrier defeat of RPI and a 6-2 win over Princeton. As of last Friday, Joubert, an All-America and an Academic All-America (3.51 GPA, major in sociology), had seven goals and six assists.