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Faces in the Crowd


COLOR PHOTO: BILL FEIG Margaret Beadle, BATON ROUGE Swimming Margaret, a senior at the University Lab School, got two golds at the city championships, winning the 200-yard freestyle in 1:54.10 and breaking a 12-year-old meet record with a 53.26 in the 100 free. It was her second consecutive 100-200 freestyle double victory at these championships.

COLOR PHOTO: NANCY CARROLL KELLY Marvin Royal, PLEASANTVILLE, N.J.Football Royal, a junior running back at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn., rushed 29 times for a school-record 302 yards and four touchdowns in a 46-7 win over Iona College. He has carried 185 times for 935 yards and nine touchdowns for the 8-1 Pioneers, who were 2-9 last year.

COLOR PHOTO: LISA NUGENT Jill Hirschinger, NEWMARKET, N.H. Volleyball Hirschinger, 43, the coach at New Hampshire, won the 500th match of her 22-year career when her Wildcats beat Drexel 15-3, 12-15, 15-8, 15-9. Hirschinger, who's in her fifth season at New Hampshire, has twice been named the America East women's coach of the year.

COLOR PHOTO: DAVID DUROCHIK Elizabeth Lumpkin, NAPERVILLE, ILL. Tennis Elizabeth, a student at Central High, became the first freshman since 1981 to win the girls' state singles championship when she defeated senior Kara Guzman of Benet Academy in Lisle 6-2, 6-4 in the final. Elizabeth finished the season with a 31-4 record.

COLOR PHOTO: W.T. HARRINGTON Jenny Nilsson, HASSLEHOLM, SWEDEN Soccer Nilsson, a senior forward at Barry University in Miami Shores, Fla., and the Sunshine State Conference's alltime leading scorer, set school records for goals (21) and points (53) in a season while leading the Buccaneers to a 16-0 record. She also holds the career goals mark with 57.

COLOR PHOTO: KATHY BORCHERS Keith Kelly, DROGHEDA, IRELAND Cross-Country Kelly, a senior at Providence, won the Big East title by covering the 8-km course at Boston's Franklin Park in 23:21, the fastest time in the conference championships since Villanova's Marcus O'Sullivan ran a 22:48 in 1983. He led the Friars to their 14th men's team crown.