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Faces in the Crowd

Dec. 17, 2007
Dec. 17, 2007

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Dec. 17, 2007

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KristyBrandolini
TWINSBURG, OHIO > Soccer
Brandolini, a senior forward at Mount Vernon Nazarene, received the MichelleAkers Player of the Year Award from the National Christian College AthleticAssociation. A four-time member of the NCCAA East Region team, she scored 14goals and had 16 assists this season, and has a school-record 70 careergoals.

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Janine Brown
JACKSONVILLE > Volleyball
Brown, a senior outside hitter at George Washington, had her 1,000th careerkill and 1,000th career dig in the same match against La Salle. She led theColonials this year in points (521), digs (374) and kill average (4.29, secondin the Atlantic 10), and was named second-team all-conference.

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Corey Robinson
PADUCAH, KY. > Football
Corey, a senior quarterback at Lone Oak High, threw a national-record 91touchdowns this season. His completion percentage (73.7%) and passing yards(5,872) are second alltime. He threw only four interceptions and led the PurpleFlash to its first state final.

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JenniferMichel
GUNNISON, COLO. > Cross-country
Michel, 29, the men's and women's cross-country coach at Western State, is thefirst woman to be named national men's coach of the year in any NCAA division.In her first year as head coach, she led the Mountaineers to a North CentralRegion title and second place at the Division II championship.

Walter Hines
BROOKLYN > Soccer
Walter, a senior forward at Franklin D. Roosevelt High, scored 10 goals, had 12assists and was named to New York City's Public School Athletic LeagueExceptional Seniors Team. He was a Parade All-America last year and is a memberof the New York Red Bulls' under-18 club team.

BrentAussprung
MADISON, WIS. > Speedskating
Aussprung, 19, set two junior national records at the U.S. long-trackspeedskating championships, in the 500 meters (35.83 seconds) and the 1,000(1:10.11). Two weeks later the reigning U.S. junior sprint champ improved hismark in the 1,000 to 1:10.03 at the International Skating Union Long TrackWorld Cup.

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