Richelle Simpson, TORONTO
Simpson, a junior at Nebraska, won the all-around title and the
floor exercise, and placed second on the balance beam, at the
NCAA Division I championships. She won the Big 12 all-around
title and was the conference's gymnast of the year.
Oliver Wilson, MANSFIELD, ENGLAND
Wilson, a senior at Georgia's Augusta State University, won three
individual tournament titles and led the Jaguars to six
tournament victories this season. He has been named to Great
Britain and Ireland's 2003 Walker Cup team.
Terrence Woods, MEMPHIS
Woods, a junior guard at Florida A&M, led the nation in
three-pointers, making 139, the fourth-highest total in NCAA
Division I history. He also ranked third in Division I in
three-point percentage (45.7).
Ashley Nashleanas, HINTON, IOWA
Ashley, a sophomore at Hinton High, set American Paralympic
records in the 50-and 200-meter backstroke and the 200-meter
butterfly. She will be a member of the U.S. team at the
International Blind Swimmers Association world championships.
Nikki Dunn, SOUTHAVEN, MISS.
Nikki, a sophomore righthander for Southaven High, pitched a
perfect game, her third of the season, to win the state 5A
fast-pitch championship. She had an ERA of 0.18, allowing 34 hits
and two earned runs in 101 innings, while striking out 134.
Jimmy Pelzel, LAKE FOREST, CALIF.
Pelzel, a junior outside hitter at UC Irvine, ranked second in
the nation in points (6.37) and fourth in kills (5.16) per game.
He set a school single-season record for kills (593) and was
named first-team All-America by the American Volleyball Coaches
Heather Francoeur, LILBURN, GA.
Francoeur, a senior forward at Oglethorpe University, ended her
college career with 1,795 points, a Southern Collegiate Athletic
Conference record for men and women. This season she led SCAC
women in points (591), average (22.7) and rebounds (230).
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