Dan Taylor, MIDDLEFIELD, OHIO
Track and Field
Taylor, a senior at Ohio State, set an American collegiate record
in the weight throw with a toss of 76' 2 1/4" at the Buckeye
Invitational. A week later he took first place in the weight
throw and shot put at the Kentucky Invitational.
Kelley Anderson, JACKSON, WYO.
Kelley, a junior and a slalom skier at Jackson Hole High,
extended her state-record winning streak in the slalom and giant
slalom to 28 races. She is undefeated this season in four races
and was the 2003 state champion in the slalom and giant slalom.
February 2, 2004
Chris Wingert, BABYLON, N.Y.
Wingert, a graduate of St. John's, is the first player in
Division I to win the M.A.C. Hermann Trophy and the National
Soccer Coaches Association of America Scholar-Athlete Award in
the same season. He was the 12th selection overall in the Major
League Soccer draft.
Susana Cornejo, ABERDEEN, IDAHO
Susana, a senior guard at Aberdeen High, scored 48 points in a
victory over Wyoming Indian High to break her state's girls' high
school single-game scoring record. She leads the Tigers in points
(24.0), rebounds (9.0) and assists (4.0) per game.
Jeff Byers, LOVELAND, COLO.
Jeff, a senior center at Loveland High, is the first lineman to
be named Gatorade National High School Player of the Year. He
played both ways, not allowing a sack in three years as a starter
on offense and, on defense, making 97 solo tackles last season.
Lauren Delaney, JEFFERSON CITY, MO.
Lauren, a sophomore righthander at Helias High, threw four
consecutive no-hitters in the state tournament, including a
perfect game to win Missouri's Class 4 championship. She finished
the fall season with a 20-0 record and an 0.09 ERA.
Edwin Ofori-Attah, DAVIDSON, N.C.
Edwin, a senior guard at Statesville Christian High, scored 71
points in a victory over Hickory Grove Christian to break the
state's high school single-game scoring record. He leads the
Lions in points (29.2) and rebounds (8.0) per game.
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