Faces in the Crowd

January 10, 2005

DeVon Fowlkes
FORT WAYNE, IND. > Football
Fowlkes, a senior wide receiver at Appalachian State, had 103 receptions, 1,618 receiving yards and 2,313 all-purpose yards, all Southern Conference records. He was a finalist for the Walter Payton Award, given to the top Division IAA offensive player (won by William & Mary's Lang Campbell).

Erin Budd
DELMAR, DEL. > Field Hockey
Budd, a senior back at Salisbury, scored seven game-winning goals as she led her 22-0 team to a second straight NCAA Division III championship. She also set school records for assists in a season (17) and in a career (44) as the Sea Gulls ended the year on a 33-game winning streak.

Christie Zinanti
PUEBLO, COLO. > Softball
Christie, a junior righthander at Pueblo West High, helped the 20-3 Cyclones win the state Class 4A championship. She finished the season with 287 strikeouts in 149 innings and an 0.05 ERA, and was named Class 4A and All-Colorado pitcher of the year.

Gary Kane
LANSDALE, PA. > Soccer
Kane, a senior goalkeeper at Johns Hopkins, set team and Centennial Conference records for fewest goals allowed (five), most shutouts (14) and best goals-against average (0.25) in 20 starts. He was named the 2004 conference player of the year.

Julian Wright
FLOSSMOOR, ILL. > Basketball
Julian, a senior forward at Homewood-Flossmoor High, sank two free throws with seven seconds left to give the Vikings a 68-67 upset win over Oak Hill Academy, the nation's No. 1 team. He leads the 12--2 Vikings with 14.5 points and 12.0 rebounds per game.

Natasha Kai
KAHUKU-OAHU, HAWAII > Soccer
Kai, a junior striker at Hawaii, led the Rainbow Wahine with 12 goals and five assists for 29 points. Seven of her goals were game-winners, including three in overtime. She holds more than a dozen school and Western Athletic Conference records.

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