Faces in the Crowd

May 04, 2008

DanielO'Connor
FRAMINGHAM, MASS. > Boxing
O'Connor, 23, defeated Emmanuel Taylor by a 9--7 decision to win the 141-pounddivision of the U.S. Future Stars National Championship. He won five bouts insix days, all by decision, for a combined 64--22 score and was named thetournament's most outstanding boxer. He is a 2008 Olympic alternate.

JustinSchlecht
WHITEWOOD, S.D. > Wrestling
Schlecht, a 197-pound senior at Dickinson State who, as a South Dakota NationalGuard reserve, served 16 months in Iraq, won his third straight NAIAchampionship and was named National Wrestling Coaches Association NAIA wrestlerof the year. He had a 140--22 career record with 69 pins.

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Rachel Laurent
HOUMA, LA. > Track and Field
Rachel, a senior pole vaulter at Vandebilt Catholic High, cleared 14 feet atthe Nollie Arcement Relays, second-best ever among high school girls. Afive-time indoor and outdoor state champion, she has twice been Gatorade statetrack and field athlete of the year.

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JhericaWilliams
PIQUA, OHIO > Softball
Williams, a senior catcher-outfielder at Wright State, leads Division I in RBIs(63 in 44 games) and is second in slugging (.950), third in average (.489) andtied for fourth in runs per game (1.05). She is a two-time Horizon Leagueplayer of the week and ranks in the top 25 in on-base percentage and homeruns.

Chris Johansen
ALBUQUERQUE > Basketball
Chris, a senior forward at St. Pius X High, has led the Sartans to threestraight titles, averaging 24 points and 15 rebounds in the Class 4A finalsduring that stretch. He was Albuquerque player of the year and first teamall-state for the second time. He set school records for career points (1,587)and rebounds (914).

Jamie Sellers
KENNEBUNK, MAINE > Lacrosse
Sellers, a senior midfielder at William & Mary, scored at least a hat trickin each of the Tribe's first 10 games, including a career-high eight goals in awin over Longwood. She was twice named Colonial Athletic Association player ofthe week. She has 60 goals this season.

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