Smithton, Ill. --Volleyball
Alberts, a senioroutside hitter at Washington University in St.¬†Louis, had 50¬†kills,45¬†digs, seven block assists and four aces to lead the Bears to a 4-0week; she was named Division¬†III player of the week by the AmericanVolleyball Coaches Association. She is also an All-America heptathlete.
Riga, Latvia --Tennis
Necajevs, a juniorat Detroit Mercy, won his first 13 matches and three singles titles (at theDetroit Titan Fall Invitational, Valpo Fall Classic and Ball StateInvitational) while competing for the Titans, who are fielding their firsttennis team since 1995. He was twice named Horizon League player of theweek.
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Denzel, a seniorrunning back at the Blue Ridge School, ran 13 times for 233 yards, caught sevenpasses for 140 yards, scored a school-record seven touchdowns and evenintercepted two passes to lead the Barons to a 49-29 win over TrinityEpiscopal.
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Macon, GA. --Cross-country
Grace, aneighth-grader at First Presbyterian Day School, has won all nine high schoolvarsity meets she has entered and set two course records. Her best 5K time,18:45, ranks fourth nationally among eighth-graders. She was the first of 464female runners to finish the Macon Labor Day 5K Road Race.
West Chicago, Ill.-- Soccer
Burke, 51, themen's soccer coach at Judson, became the alltime NAIA wins leader when theEagles defeated Trinity International 1-0; he has a 442-135-32 record in 25seasons. His teams have won 14 Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conferencetitles and five National Christian Championships.
East Amherst, N.Y.-- Field Hockey
Miller, a freshmanforward at No.¬†11 Michigan State, leads her team with four game-winninggoals, and was ranked 25th¬†nationally in points per game throughOct.¬†19. At Williamsville North High she set a national record for careerassists and is the only high school player to pass 100 goals (148) and 100assists (135).
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