WILLOUGHBY, OHIO > Volleyball
Guard, a senior middle hitter at Eastern Kentucky, leads the Colonels in kills (155) and points (186.0). She has been most valuable player in three tournaments so far this season and was named Ohio Valley Conference offensive player of the week.
October 2, 2005
WARRENSBURG, MO. > Football
Race, a junior running back at Pittsburg State, rushed for 215 yards and scored five touchdowns in a 48--30 win over Missouri Western State. He has been Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association offensive player of the week twice this season.
ATLANTA > Tennis
Korb, 37, who works for a company that develops programs for disabled athletes, defeated Nancy Christensen 6--4, 6--1 to win the National Public Parks tennis championships in Stamford, Conn. Korb is the first wheelchair player to beat an able-bodied player in tournament play.
SEATTLE > Ultramarathon
Jurek, 31, a physical therapist, won the 135-mile Badwater Ultramarathon in a course-record 24:36:08. In June he won the men's title in the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run for a record seventh straight year.
DELMAR, MD. > Field Hockey
Elliott, a senior forward at Salisbury, scored seven goals over a four-game stretch and was named Capital Athletic Conference player of the week. She has helped lead the defending NCAA Division III champion Sea Gulls to a 41-game winning streak.
GREAT NECK, N.Y. > Baseball
Schwartz, a sophomore righthander at Penn, had a 9--0 record for the Bayside Yankees, of Queens, N.Y. He was named tournament MVP after leading the Yankees to the National Amateur Baseball Federation Senior Division World Series title.