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Bertie Landes | Chambersburg, Pa. | Field Hockey

Landes, 70, retired as head coach at Shippensburg University after leading the Raiders to a 2--1 win over LIU Post in the Division II national championship. In 18 seasons at Shippensburg, Landes had a 302-77-1 record, with two national titles. Before Shippensburg, Landes spent 19 seasons at Cairn University, putting together a 184-56-16 mark.

Jennifer Rosenberg | Laurel Hollow, N.Y. | Golf

Jennifer, who graduated from Cold Spring Harbor High in June, won her second consecutive Nassau County individual title, shooting 143 over two rounds at Bethpage State Park to better the record of 144 she set a year ago. Jennifer, who will play at Tulane, won a gold medal at the Maccabiah Games in Israel in July.

Brandee' Johnson | Suffolk, Va. | Track and Field

Johnson, a rising sophomore at Florida, won the 400-meter hurdles at the Pan American championships in Trujillo, Peru, finishing in 56.65. At the Track and Field junior national championships in June, she finished first in the 400 hurdles (57.27) and third in the 100 hurdles (13.25). Johnson has run on five first-place national relay teams for the Gators.

Kendall Kunelius | Chester, N.H. | Timbersports

Kunelius, 24, won the first Stihl women's championship in Cherry Valley, N.Y. She has won 20 events over her career, including the single-buck sawing title at the 2016 Lumberjack world championship and the overall title at the '14 New England Lumberjack competition. She co-coaches the University of New Hampshire team with her husband, Billy.

Chris Lundy | Sausalito, Calif. | Trail Running

Lundy, 46, a veterinarian, won the 107th Dipsea Race, the oldest trail race in the U.S. (It started in 1905.) Lundy, who finished the 7.4-mile race in 1:01.08, has run it 11 times, coming in second three times. She tore her left ACL a quarter-mile from the tape this year but finished anyway. In 2016 she tore her left hamstring during the race.

Nina Sorkin | Glen Allen, Va. | Tennis

Nina, a recent grad of Deep Run High, won her fourth consecutive 5A singles title, defeating Reilly Tran of George Marshall High 6--1, 1--6, 6--4. It was Nina's 89th consecutive victory and her first dropped set. The next day she won her fourth-consecutive doubles championship, with partner Audrey Butterworth. Nina will play at Virginia Tech.

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