REDONDO BEACH, CALIF.
ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, CALIF.
Cox, 51, and Hanson, 52, math teachers and co-coaches of the Peninsula High girls' tennis team, have guided the Panthers to a 96-match winning streak and four straight California Interscholastic Federation (Southern Section) team crowns. Cox and Hanson, who also handle the Peninsula boys' team, have coached six high school All-Americas over the past four years. Their girls have won the individual sectional doubles championship the last three years and the singles title the last two. Cox, who had coached at Rolling Hills High, has a career .860 winning percentage coaching girls; Hanson, who had coached at Miraleste High, has a .972 mark.
Kelley, a senior soccer goalkeeper at North Adams State, set women's school records in shutouts for a season (eight) and for a career (21). She had a 1.33 goals-against average for her college career, including a 0.93 mark this season. She was also named conference Player of the Year.
Nelson, a freshman outside hitter for the Georgia women's volleyball team, had 14 kills and seven digs against South Carolina and 12 kills and two digs against Louisiana State in a pair of SEC wins for the Bulldogs. Georgia's record through last Friday was 23-8, including 12-2 in the SEC.
Bunston, a senior at Arkansas, led the Razorbacks to the SEC cross-country team crown for the fourth straight year by winning the 8K conference championship race in 23:49.4. An All-America in cross-country and track, Bunston beat Passmore Furusa of LSU by 8.6 seconds for the individual title.
Burton, 32, a scuba-diving teacher, broke the men's and the women's records for swimming the channel between Catalina Island and the California mainland. Burton, a former 16-time college All-America who specialized in the 400 individual medley at Air Force, covered the 22 miles in 7:43:06.
DANIEL L. HANKIN