Greg Rota, GRAFTON, MASS.
Rota, 38, coach at Westborough High, noticed that one of his
players had filled out a scorecard incorrectly after the team had
been handed the state championship trophy. Rota reported the
error; the title went to Woburn High, whose team had already gone
Kevin Bostock, WHITEFISH, MONT.
Kevin, a senior goalkeeper and team captain at Whitefish High,
had 11 shutouts, including a stretch of 10 straight, to lead the
Bulldogs to a 15--0 record and a Class A state title. For the
year Whitefish outscored its opponents 70--4.
Caitlin Burke, CEDARBURG, WIS.
Caitlin, a senior at Cedarburg High, defeated Katie Potts of
Divine Savior Holy Angels High 6--2, 6--1 to win her fourth
straight Division I singles title. Caitlin went 108--0 for her
high school career and did not drop a set in competition.
Christa Downey, GENESEO, N.Y.
Downey, a Nazareth College senior and two-time All-America, moved
to second in Division III total kills when she hit her 2,458th in
a match against SUNY Brockport. She leads Division III this year
with 985 kills and has 2,904 in her career.
November 18, 2002
Karen Einsidler, TENAFLY, N.J.
Einsidler, a 46-year-old lawyer, won all five races she entered
at the U.S. Masters Long Course championships in Cleveland. She
set world records for the 45--49 age group in the 400-meter
individual medley and the 1,500-meter freestyle.
Don Rodgers, BOWLING GREEN, KY.
Rodgers, a sophomore wide receiver at the University of the South
in Sewanee, Tenn., blocked three punts that were all returned for
touchdowns in a 36--31 victory over Rhodes (Tenn.) College.
Defensive back Nate Murphy made all three touchdown returns.
Sara Weaver, NAPLES, FLA.
Weaver, 38, won two triathlons in five weeks. She won the
inaugural Duke Blue Devil Ironman in Durham, N.C., then defended
her title at the Great Floridian Triathlon in Clermont, Fla. In
2001 Weaver set a Clermont course record of 10:34:56.
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