Faces in the Crowd

February 28, 2005

Jordan Snipes

SILER CITY, N.C. > Basketball

Snipes, a sophomore guard at Guilford College, shot an 86-foot basket as time expired in overtime to give the Quakers a 91-89 win over Randolph-Macon. He scored a game- and career-high 34 points, hitting six of seven shots from three-point range.

Taryn Ignacio

RICHMOND, KY. > Diving

Ignacio, a sophomore at Kentucky, won the women's one-meter and platform competitions at the Southeastern Conference Diving Championships. She became the first Wildcats diver to win multiple conference titles in a single meet as the school swept the women's events.

Johnie Drake

DETROIT > Track and Field

Drake, a senior at Central Michigan, ran the fastest time in the country in the 60-meters (6.56) at the Meyo Invitational and was named the Mid-American Conference athlete of the week. He also ran the fastest 60-meter time during last year's indoor season.

Ashley Miles

SAN ANTONIO > Gymnastics

Miles, a junior at Alabama, won the floor exercise and the vault (the latter with a score of 10.0) and took a fourth straight all-around title while leading the Crimson Tide to victory in a meet against Auburn. She was the Southeastern Conference gymnast of the week for the third time this season.

Jake Herbert

WEXFORD, PA. > Wrestling

Herbert, a redshirt freshman at Northwestern, won the Midlands Championship in the 174-pound weight class, becoming the first Wildcat to win a title there since 1972. He has 23 wins in 24 matches this season, and is first on the team with seven pins.

Tiandra Ponteen

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS > Track and Field

Ponteen, a sophomore at Florida who competed as a member of the St. Kitts national team at the 2004 Athens Olympics, won her third straight 400-meter race at the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark. Her time of 51.68 is the second fastest in the country this season.

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