Jesse Egan, PEPPERELL, MASS.
Egan, a senior goalkeeper at Clark University, led the country in
goals-against average (.56) and set a school record with 15
shutouts, as the Cougars finished at 19-4, their best season
ever. She had never played field hockey before her junior year.
Alistair Cragg, FAYETTEVILLE, ARK.
Track and Field
Cragg, a junior distance runner at the University of Arkansas,
helped the Razorbacks win their 17th NCAA indoor track title. At
the championships he won the 5,000-meter race in the
school-record time of 13:28.93.
Lindsey Smith, DEXTER, MICH.
Lindsey, a senior at Dexter High, led the Dreadnaughts to the
Division II Lower Peninsula title by winning the 200 individual
medley and 100-yard freestyle in meet record time. Lindsey was
named Division II Swimmer of the Year.
Delby Powless, SIX NATIONS, ONT.
Powless, a junior attacker at Rutgers, scored seven goals in a
13-8 win over Navy, as the Scarlet Knights got off to a 6-0
start. Rutgers, who finished 2-12 last season, is now ranked No.
9 in the country, its highest ranking since 1990.
Tishay Lewis, SAVANNAH
Lewis, a junior forward at Armstrong Atlantic State University,
led the Lady Pirates to their first Division II tournament. This
season she averaged 18 points and 8.3 rebounds, had 64 assists,
91 steals and 29 blocks and was named Peach Belt Conference
Player of the Year.
Don Patrick, FULTON, N.Y.
Patrick, a junior center at Oswego State, scored the winning goal
as the Lakers defeated six-time defending champs Plattsburgh
State 5-3 and won SUNY's Athletic Conference title. This season
he had 15 goals and 41 assists, averaging nearly two points per
Jeremy Brown, BALTIMORE
Brown, a senior righthander at Johns Hopkins, threw a
seven-inning no-hitter against Lakeland College, striking out 12
and walking one batter. The 9-0 victory was the sixth no-hitter
in his school's 120-year history.