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COLOR PHOTO: DAVID DOYLE Rob Bordley BETHESDA, MD. Bordley, 49, the lacrosse coach at the Landon School for the past 23 seasons, guided the Bears to a 13-3 overall record and the Interstate Athletic Conference championship for the 17th consecutive year. The Bears beat Georgetown Prep, the No. 1-ranked team in the region, 10-8 to win the title.

COLOR PHOTO: TED KIRK Tressa Thompson BLOOMFIELD, NEB. Thompson, a senior shot-putter at Nebraska, set a meet record at the NCAA outdoor track and field championships with a put of 60' 8 1/2", eclipsing the 1996 mark of 59' 11 3/4" by UCLA's Valeyta Althouse. Thompson, who is also the NCAA indoor shot put titlist, won the outdoors by more than two feet.

COLOR PHOTO: DEBORAH BOOKER Mike Scioletti HYANNIS, MASS. Scioletti, a junior shortstop at Army, won the Patriot League triple crown, batting .415 with 12 home runs and 67 RBIs. The last two stats are West Point single-season records. Scioletti was named conference player of the year as the Black Knights won their first Patriot League title.

COLOR PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER BUTLER Christina DeKraay CHICAGO DeKraay, 31, an M.B.A. candidate at Northwestern's Kellogg Business School, was the women's college criterium cycling titlist for the second year in a row. In 1996 she also won the women's college omnium and the women's national Masters road race in the 30-34 age group.

COLOR PHOTO: MARK GREEN George Weissfisch PASADENA, TEXAS Weissfisch, 27, a student at South Texas College of Law in Houston, won the black belt heavyweight fighting division at the national taekwondo championships for the third time. He was 5-0 during the four days of the single-elimination, full-contact tournament.

COLOR PHOTO: MICHAEL QUARTERMAN Sangeeta Puri PACIFIC PALISADES, CALIF. Sangeeta, a senior at Pacific Palisades High, broke two Los Angeles-area girls' high school swimming records set by Kim Schlegal in 1981. Sangeeta, who competed for India at the '96 Olympics, swam the 100-yard backstroke in 58.48 and the 100 butterfly in 58.69. She will attend Princeton next fall.