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Faces in the Crowd

Feb. 21, 2005
Feb. 21, 2005

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Faces in the Crowd

Yvonne Mensah

This is an article from the Feb. 21, 2005 issue Original Layout

SURREY, B.C. > Track and Field

Mensah, a sophomore sprinter at Illinois, won each of the four events she competed in at the Central Collegiate Championships, in Champaign. She set a meet record in the 60-meter hurdles (8.23) and was named Big Ten athlete of the week.

Patrick McGinnis

COLORADO SPRINGS > Soccer

McGinnis, a senior forward at Colorado College, was named the Division III player of the year by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. He led the nation (all NCAA divisions) in goals per game (1.95) and points per game (4.30) for the season.

Cynthia Barboza

LONG BEACH, CALIF. > Volleyball

Cynthia, a senior outside hitter and middle blocker at Wilson Classical High, became the first two-time Gatorade national volleyball player of the year, earning the award for the second straight season. She ended her high school career with 2,145 kills and 152 aces.

Michael Cutherbertson

SCOTTSBORO, ALA. > Wrestling

Michael, a senior at Scottsboro High, set a state record when he won his fifth Class 5A Alabama championship with a victory in the 160-pound final. Michael was undefeated in 48 matches this season, and he was 175-4 during his high school career.

Erin Kegley

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MINN. > Hockey

Kegley, a sophomore forward at Wisconsin-Superior, was named Northern Collegiate Hockey Association player of the week after scoring seven goals and making three assists in two Yellowjackets victories. She leads the NCAA's Division III in goals per game (1.28).

Joe Cox

CHARLOTTE > Football

Joe, a senior quarterback at Independence High, was named Old Spice Red Zone national high school player of the year after passing for 4,509 yards and a state-record 66 touchdowns. This season he led the 15--0 Patriots to their fifth straight N.C. 4AA championship.

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