Ann Strother, CASTLE ROCK, COLO.
Ann, a senior guard at Highlands Ranch High, received the
Naismith Award as the top U.S. female high school player after
she led the Falcons to the class 5A state title for the third
straight year. For her career she averaged 17.8 points, 6.8
rebounds and 4.0 assists. She will play next year at Connecticut.
Marie Marsman, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF.
Marsman, a sophomore at Carleton College in Northfield, Minn.,
won the 50-, 100- and 200-yard freestyles at the Division III
women's championships to earn swimmer of the meet honors. A
four-time All-America, Marsman also earned six Minnesota
Intercollegiate Athletic Conference crowns.
Bob Riesener, MONTEVALLO, ALA.
Riesener, 64, the coach at the University of Montevallo, guided
the Falcons to a 3-2 defeat of Siena Heights University in
Adrian, Mich., to become his state's leader in career college
wins. Through Sunday he had a record of 1,017-675 in 33 years,
including 906-641 in 28-plus seasons at Montevallo.
Nolle Graham, THE BRONX
Track and Field
Graham, a senior at Seton Hall, won the ECAC women's indoor long
jump title for the third straight year, with a jump of 20'5 1/4".
She also earned her third consecutive Big East most outstanding
field performer award after winning her third straight title at
the conference indoor championships.
April 21, 2002
Al Garland, OVERJISE, BELGIUM
Garland, a senior All-America at Pepperdine, became the No.
1-ranked college singles player after defeating Ryan Newport, a
junior at Texas A&M, 6-3, 6-7, 6-3. Garland has a career record
of 105-35 and a doubles record of 43-8 for the Waves, who are
ranked No. 5 in the nation.
Andrea Collesidis, MOORESTOWN, N.J.
Collesidis, a senior attacker at Eastern University in St.
Davids, Pa., became the Division III women's leader in career
goals with 281 when she scored five in a 14-13 loss to Montclair
State. She has since had two eight-goal games and a seven-goal
game to run her total to 304, through Sunday.