SEAL BEACH, CALIF. > Water Polo
Hutten, a two-meter player and recent graduate of UC Irvine, won the Peter J. Cutino Award, given to the top college player in the country. He led the nation with 3.75 goals per game (75 total), including a school-record nine against UC San Diego. He will compete in Beijing with the U.S. Olympic team.
This is an article from the Aug. 11, 2008 issue
PORT ALBERNI, B.C. > Golf
Spence, a law student at the University of Victoria won the individual title at the Royal Canadian Golf Association University National Championships while preparing for the bar exam, shooting 72-71-75-79 for a four-round score of 297. Her victory, by 12 strokes, helped the Vikings win the team title.
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LAKE CITY, FLA. > Baseball
Jacob, who is homeschooled and has started for Columbia High since sixth grade, is Prospectwire's top Florida recruit in the class of 2010 and Perfect Game's national No. 9. A pitcher and shortstop, he won gold with the U16 national team at the '07 World Youth Championship.
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DELMAR, N.Y. > Lacrosse
Leveille, an attackman and recent graduate of Syracuse, won the Tewaaraton Trophy, the Heisman of lacrosse. Third nationally in points (4.61) and seventh in goals (2.72) and assists (1.89), he had 11 goals and eight assists in four playoff wins (and was named most outstanding player) as the Orange won the national title.
ALBANY, MINN. > Track and Field
Stangler, a recent graduate of Augustana, won the North Central Conference 3K steeplechase title in 10:34:85, the second-fastest time in Division II this year. She also finished second in the 3,000 and the 5,000—running all three races within 90 minutes and leading the Vikings to the league championship.
FAIRFIELD, CALIF. > Softball
Jordan, an infielder and senior this fall at Fairfield High, was MVP of the Empire League for the second time and was named to The Sacramento Bee All-Metro second team. Last spring she hit a league-leading .461 with six homers, 23 RBIs and 36 runs scored after batting .477 and hitting nine homers as a sophomore.
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