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Faces in the Crowd

March 15, 2010
March 15, 2010

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March 15, 2010

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Edited by Elizabeth McGarr

Albert Fullwood

This is an article from the March 15, 2010 issue

BETHANY, LA. > Track and Field

Fullwood, a senior at Louisiana Tech, won the 200- (21.25) and 400-meter races (48.04) and anchored the winning 4 √ó 400 relay team at the Western Athletic Conference indoor championships. He was the WAC's track performer of the year for the indoor season; Fullwood won the same award for the 2009 outdoor season, when he also was the 200 and 400 champion.

Tara Chapmon

VIRGINIA BEACH > Swimming

Chapmon, a senior at the U.S. Naval Academy, won the 200- (1:46.17), 500- (4:43.44) and 1,650-yard (16:25.55) freestyle events at the Patriot League championship meet for the third year in a row, earning swimmer of the year honors for the third consecutive time and helping Navy to the team title. She also helped the Midshipmen win four relay events.

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Garrett Kitchens

SOUTHSIDE, ALA. > Wrestling

Garrett, a senior at Southside High, won the 152-pound division at the state Class 5A championship meet to help the Panthers to their first state title since 1989. Over the last two seasons combined he had a 118--0 record. As a sophomore Garrett won the 145-pound class, and as a junior he was the 160-pound champion.

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Lisa Koll

FORT DODGE, IOWA > Track and Field

Koll, a senior at Iowa State, won the 3,000- (8:56.09) and 5,000-meter races (15:41.57) at the Big 12 indoor championships, setting meet records in both. A three-time All-America in cross-country and a three-time outdoor conference champion in the 10,000 meters, Koll earned Big 12 outdoor track performer of the year honors in 2009.

Matt White

PERRYSBURG, OHIO > Hockey

Matt, a senior forward at Perrysburg High, had a goal and an assist in a 5--1 win over Whitmer to break the state record for points in a season. In leading the Yellow Jackets to the Northwest Hockey Conference White Division title, he finished the year with 135 points, including a single-season-record 78 goals. Matt was all-conference and the division player of the year.

Nicki Ross and Corey DeLaney

CHATHAM, N.J. > Platform Tennis

Nicki (far left), a junior at Chatham High, and Corey, a sophomore at Pingry, won the girls' 18-and-under championship at the APTA junior nationals, 7--5, 4--6, 7--5; it was their second straight title in that division and fourth overall. The two 16-year-olds had won the 14- and 12-and-under divisions.

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