This is an article from the May 30, 2011 issue
GATE CITY, VA. > Soccer
Anna, a sophomore striker at Gate City High, was named the Virginia Gatorade player of the year. She has scored at least three goals in each of her 12 games this season for a total of 25 hat tricks in her 28-game high school career. In March, Anna was named to the U-18 women's national team. Last year she set a state single-season record with 65 goals.
SAN ANTONIO > Track and Field
Kyle, a senior at the Texas School for the Deaf, won gold in the 110-meter hurdles (15.15) at the Texas private and parochial school 3A state meet. In April he set a 300-meter hurdles event record at the Berg/Seeger national meet for deaf athletes. Three days later he broke the 300 hurdles school record (39.40), held by his coach, Larry Smith.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CALIF. > Softball
Monka, a junior first baseman at Northwestern, reached base in 25 straight at bats over seven games, with seven hits, 17 walks and one hit by pitch. At season's end she held the second highest walk rate in D-I history (1.53 per game), led the nation in on-base-percentage (.707) and had a top 10 batting average (.461) and slugging percentage (.865).
LONG BEACH, CALIF. > Diving
Nyko, a junior at St. Anthony High, won the CIF Southern Section D-III state title by 11.75 points with a score of 463.05. It is his third consecutive Southern Section title and his first since being bumped up from D-IV last year. The only diver at his school, Nyko practices with the McCormick Divers club team and is a two-time All-America selection.
BEL AIR, MD. > Lacrosse
Gaeng, a sophomore at High Point (N.C.) University, was named National Lacrosse Conference player and attacker of the year, after leading the Panthers to a 15--4 mark—a wins record for a Division I program in its inaugural season. A transfer from the University of Maryland, Gaeng led the conference with 78 points, on 53 goals and 25 assists.
QUEENS, N.Y. > Baseball
Karmas, a senior first baseman at St. John's, was named Big East player of the week and D-I national hitter of the week after going 11 for 20 (.550), with two homers, 12 RBIs and three doubles—breaking the school career record of 61. His power surge paced a 4--0 week, as the Red Storm secured its eighth straight Big East tournament berth.
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