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Faces in the Crowd

April 11, 2005
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Faces in the Crowd

Monica Abbott

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SALINAS, CALIF. > Softball

Abbott, a sophomore southpaw at Tennessee, threw the second perfect game of her college career: a 12-strikeout, 5--0 win over Kentucky. She is a three-time Southeastern Conference pitcher of the week and has a 27--2 record this season with 325 strikeouts and an 0.26 ERA.

Brent Metcalf

DAVISON, MICH. > Wrestling

Brent, a senior at Davison High, won the 145-pound title at the Dapper Dan Classic. He ended his high school career undefeated with 228 wins and is Michigan's first eight-time state champion, having won four individual Division I titles and participated in four team championships.

Abby Waner

HIGHLANDS RANCH, COLO. > Basketball

Abby, a guard at ThunderRidge High, was named the McDonald's All-American and Gatorade National Girls' Basketball Player of the Year. She scored a state single-game record 61 points and averaged 32.5 points, leading the Grizzlies to their third straight Class 5A title.

Matt Wieters

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. > Baseball

Wieters, a freshman catcher and pitcher at Georgia Tech, was named Atlantic Coast Conference player of the week for the second time after going 10 for 15 with two home runs and eight RBIs over four games. He is hitting .438 with 26 RBIs and four home runs for the season.

Kristen Burke

SEVERNA PARK, MD. > Lacrosse

Burke, a senior attacker at Penn State, scored a career-high six goals, including the game-winner in the third overtime, in a 14--13 upset of Princeton. She was named the womenslacrosse.com national player of the week and leads the Nittany Lions in points scored (32) and assists (13).

Antwan Walton

EMPORIA. VA.> Basketball

Walton, a senior forward at Virginia Union, led the Panthers to a 30--4 record for the season and the NCAA Division II national title, scoring a team-high 19 points and grabbing 11 rebounds in a 63--58 win over Bryant. He was named the tournament's most outstanding player.

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