Marcus Fugate, FAIRPORT, N.Y.
Marcus, 14, went undefeated in singles and doubles at the World
Junior Tennis championship in the Czech Republic, leading the
U.S. team to its first-ever championship in the event. He did not
lose a set in his five singles matches.
Deron Verbeck, KAILUA-KONA, HAWAII
Verbeck, 38, set an American record for static apnea (holding
one's breath while floating facedown in water) of 6:48 during the
U.S. free-diving team trials in Honolulu. He surpassed the
existing mark by three seconds; the world record is 8:06.
Jennifer Tenbarge, CARMEL, IND.
Tenbarge, 41, made two holes in one during the second round of
the Woodland Country Club championships. She aced the 115-yard
2nd hole with an eight-iron and the 155-yard 17th with a
nine-wood on her way to winning the tournament.
Doug Guyer, VALLEY FORGE, PA.
Guyer, 40, rowed on three gold-medal-winning boats at the U.S.
Dragonboat National Championships on Lake Merritt, Calif. He won
in the Premier Open, Masters and Mixed Masters divisions and
qualified for the 2003 world championships in Shanghai.
Braden Gellenthien, HUDSON, MASS.
Braden, 16, has set six individual records this year in outdoor
compound bow for ages 16 and under. He now holds seven of the 10
individual records kept. He also helped set three records this
year in three-man events.
Edward Korfanty, PORTLAND
Korfanty, 50, took first place in the 50-59 age group in men's
sabre at the Veteran World Championships in Tampa. He and the
three other American competitors swept the top four positions in
the 24-person international field.
Heather Sagan, WARRENTON, VA.
Track and Field
Sagan, 22, a recent graduate of Liberty University with a 3.877
GPA, was named Division I's Scholar-Athlete of the Year in track.
She won an NCAA indoor championship in the mile, giving the Big
South conference its first national champion in any sport.
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