SANTIAGO, CHILE > Field Hockey
Infante, a senior defender at American, was named Patriot League defensiveplayer of the year for a second time. A second-team All-America last year, shealso led the league in scoring with 33 points and was tied for eighthnationally in assists (0.65 per game).
This is an article from the Nov. 19, 2007 issue
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO. > Football
Doerfler, a junior at Baker, kicked eight field goals and an extra point,accounting for 25 of the Wildcats' 31 points in consecutive wins. Five of thefield goals were of at least 50 yards, including a 62-yard game-winner in thefinal minute against William Jewell; he was twice named NAIA special teamsplayer of the week.
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PICKERINGTON, OHIO > Soccer
Tahnai, a senior midfielder at Pickerington North High, scored 17 goals, hadfive assists and was named Division I player of the year by the Ohio ScholasticSoccer Coaches Association. She was first-team all-state three times and had 86career goals.
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STONINGTON, CONN. > Sailing
Burkhalter, 49, finished 12th among 83 competitors in the Mini Transat, a4,230-mile, solo transatlantic race in 21-foot boats from La Rochelle, France,to Salvador, Brazil; he is the first American to place in the top 20 in the30-year history of the event, completing it in 25 days, 10 hours, 45 minutesand 36 seconds.
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WAILUKU, HAWAII > Powerlifting
Judd, a junior at Maui High, set the bench-press world record for his age (16-and 17-year-olds) and weight (181 pounds) class, pressing 325 pounds. He alsoholds the Hawaii record in the deadlift (424 pounds) and qualified for theWorld Association of Benchpress and Deadlift championships later thismonth.
CALI, COLOMBIA > Volleyball
Ampudia, a sophomore outside hitter at Miami Dade, ranks fifth in the NJCAA inkill percentage (57.08%) and is ninth in the state in kills per game (3.85).She was the Southern Conference player of the year for the second time and ledthe 30--0 Sharks to a Florida Community College Activities Associationtitle.
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