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Faces in the Crowd


COLOR PHOTO: COURTESY OF USA SWIMMING Brendan Hansen, HAVERTOWN, PA. Swimming Hansen, 20, won the the 200-meter breaststroke at the world championships with a meet-record time of 2:10.69. In March, as a freshman, he led Texas to its eighth national title by breaking the U.S. record in the 200-yard breaststroke and also winning the 100 breaststroke at the NCAAs.

COLOR PHOTO: AL GRILLO Luana Davis, ANCHORAGE Golf Davis, 58, a FedEx pilot, beat Diane Johnson, 58, of Anchorage by 30 strokes to win her sixth state women's senior amateur title. Davis, who shot a final-round 75, for a three-day score of 240, is also the first player from Alaska to qualify for the U.S. senior women's amateur championships.

COLOR PHOTO: JIM LUZZI Sukhwa Young, WESLEY CHAPEL, FLA. Tennis Sukhwa, 15, swept the singles and doubles crowns at the boys' 16-and-under clay court nationals to run his total of U.S. age-group titles to six. In the final he beat No. 1 seed James Wan, 16, of Woodbury, N.Y., 6-3, 6-3. Sukhwa also won the 16-and-under singles crown at this spring's Super Nationals.

COLOR PHOTO: TRACY FRANKEL Greg Long, SAN CLEMENTE, CALIF. Surfing Greg, 18, won the men's title at the National Scholastic Surfing Association championships, opening with a 9.0 score to finish with a heat total of 23.3 points. Before graduating this spring, he led San Clemente High to national team championships during his sophomore and junior years.

COLOR PHOTO: EDMUND KEENE Laura Schott, WILSONVILLE, ORE. Soccer Schott, 20, a forward, had the winning goal in the opening game and two assists in the final of the four-game Nordic Cup as the U.S. under-21 women's team won the title for the third straight year. As a freshman at Cal last year, Schott led the Pac-10 women in scoring, with 23 goals.

COLOR PHOTO: JOHN CLAYTON Craig Fram, PLAISTOW, N.H. Cross-country Fram, 42, broke a 39-year-old master's-event record while placing third overall in the 7.6-mile Mount Washington Road Race with a time of 1:04:29, surpassing the old mark by 28 seconds. He also set the master's record for the New England Grand Prix's eight-mile race with a time of 40:36.