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Faces in the Crowd

Oct. 13, 2008
Oct. 13, 2008

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Oct. 13, 2008

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Emily Zurrer
VANCOUVER. > Soccer
Zurrer, a senior defender at Illinois, scored the game-winning goal againstWashington and was named to Soccer Buzz's Team of the Week. A two-timeAll-America and the 2006 Big Ten co--Defensive Player of the Year, she startedevery match for the Canadian national team at the Summer Olympics inBeijing.

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BrittneyWhitten
BOONVILLE, IND. > Volleyball
Whitten, a junior outside hitter at Jacksonville State, is the second OhioValley Conference player to be named the league's offensive and defensiveplayer of the week at the same time. She set career highs with 28 digs and 24kills in two wins and averaged an OVC-best 4.67 kills and 5.44 digs.

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Aaron Green
SAN ANTONIO. > Football
Aaron, a sophomore running back at Madison High, carried 33 times for 428 yardsand a city-record nine touchdowns—on runs of 1, 7, 12, 80, 13, 57, 12, 55 and 6yards—in a 69--56 win over Kerrville Tivy. He has 870 rushing yards and 14 TDson 86 rushes this season.

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Kiera Gabaldon
SALEM, ORE. > Wrestling
Kiera, a seventh-grader at Houck Middle School, won two national wrestlingtitles: the Women's Body Bar Freestyle (novice 111 pounds) and last year's U.S.Girls' Wrestling Association tournament (elementary 91 pounds). At the Oregonstate boys' meet she was second in freestyle and third in Greco-Roman.

ConradBassett-Bouchard
MORAGA, CALIF. > Scrabble
Bassett-Bouchard, a sophomore at UC San Diego, won the National ScrabbleAssociation Division 2 championship in Orlando. He had a 24--4 record in thecompetition and is now the top-rated player in California. He once scored 275points for the word quipping by using a triple-letter and triple-wordscore.

Ryan Bonfiglio
PRINCETON, N.J. > Push-ups
Bonfiglio, 30, a Princeton seminary student, did 1,000 push-ups in sets of 25,finishing in 20 minutes and 50 seconds to break the Guinness World Record setby fitness guru Jack LaLanne in 1956. An All-Ivy wrestler for the Tigers in1998, he executed a record 507 pull-ups in one hour in 2004.

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