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Faces in the Crowd

Oct. 06, 2008
Oct. 06, 2008

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Oct. 6, 2008

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Faces in the Crowd

Zach Wentz
BISMARCK, N.D. > Baseball
Wentz, a freshman first baseman and pitcher at North Dakota State, hit .507 andhad a slugging percentage of .903, with 15 doubles, 12 homers, 67 RBIs and 66runs scored, for his American Legion team, the Bismarck Governors. At CenturyHigh he was all-state three times and threw two perfect games.

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Chris Baldwin
SOUTHAMPTON, N.J. > Football
Baldwin, a senior safety at Johns Hopkins, scored three defensive touchdowns inthe Blue Jays' 34--3 victory over St. Lawrence, returning two interceptions 28and 45 yards and a fumble 32 yards; two of the scores came on consecutive playsfrom scrimmage. He also had 10 tackles and forced a fumble.

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Lauren Embree
MARCO ISLAND, FLA. > Tennis
Lauren, a Lely High senior, is ranked No. 2 in the U.S. after winning USTA's18-and-under National Open and National Clay Court championships and the$10,000 Via Christi Pro Tennis Classic. (As an amateur she received onlyexpenses.) She has won nine national titles.

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StephanieAnderson
COATESVILLE, PA. > Soccer
Anderson, a freshman forward at Lincoln, scored a school-record five goals inher college debut and six days later scored a hat trick, giving her a Lincolnseason-record eight goals after just three games. She was named EasternCollegiate Athletic Conference Division II offensive player of the week.

Philip Crain
HOUSTON > Sailing
Crain, a freshman at MIT, won the U.S. Sailing youth championship in the LaserRadial division; he won the eight-race series by the wide margin of six points.He previously had four straight top three finishes in the Laser Radial statechampionships and led St. John's High to two 420-class national high schooltitles.

Christine Tan
SAFETY HARBOR, FLA. > Volleyball
Tan, a junior libero at Minnesota, averaged 6.50 digs and 0.67 assists andreceived 61 of 62 serves in leading the Golden Gophers to a title in their homeinvitational; she was Big Ten defensive player of the week for the fourth timein her career. She leads the league with 5.35 digs per game.

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