Megan Helsen, RAVENNA, MICH.
Megan, a senior at Ravenna High, set a national high school
record with 986 kills this season. She also broke five school
records with 351 career blocks (129 this season), 1,473 digs (638
this season) and 289 career aces.
Keith Weiser, HAMILTON, OHIO
Keith, a senior southpaw at Talawanda High in Oxford, Ohio, went
8-0 this year, with one no-hitter, four shutouts and an ERA of
0.00. He struck out 94 batters in 54 innings and gave up only
three walks. Keith was named conference player of the year.
Krista Peterson, BLOOMINGTON, IND.
Peterson, a sophomore forward at Indiana, led the Hoosiers to the
conference championship and their first-ever berth in the NCAA
tournament, scoring five goals and assisting on another in a 7-5
win over Brown. She was MVP of the conference tournament.
Brad Lawrence, GREENWOOD, S.C.
Golf and Bowling
Lawrence, 23, a hardware store clerk, made a hole in one on the
par-3, 182-yard 17th hole at the Stony Point Golf Club during the
Greenwood County Law Enforcement tournament. Four and a half
hours later he bowled a 300 game in league play at the Expo 300.
Bridget Mulhern, SAN FRANCISCO
Mulhern, a junior attack at Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo, scored 63
goals and led the Mustangs to their third straight U.S. Lacrosse
Intercollegiate Association national championship. She was named
Intercollegiate Player of the Year for the second straight year.
Ron Christy, STRATFORD, CONN.
Christy, a junior guard at Teikyo Post University, led the Eagles
to their first Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference
championship. He scored 50 points in the title game, a school
record. This season he averaged 27.1 points and 7.1 rebounds.
Mike Dau, CHICAGO
Dau, 67, head coach at Lake Forest College, has taken the
Foresters to 23 national championships (11 men's, three women's
and nine combined), including this year's combined and women's
titles. He has been the coach since the program's inception, in
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