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Gabriela Pelogi | Federal Way, Wash. | Soccer

Pelogi, a junior forward at Western Washington, had three goals and an assist in a 7--1 win over Holy Names; through seven games she has scored eight times with four assists. Last year Pelogi led the Great Northwest Athletic Conference in points (29), was second in goals (11) and scored six times with one assist during the Vikings' title run.

Jamal Walton | Miramar, Fla. | Track and Field

Jamal, a senior at Miramar High, won the 400-meter dash at the Pan American Games in Trujillo, Peru, in 44.99, becoming the 16th teenager to eclipse 45 seconds. A month earlier he broke the 400 meet record at the Brooks Invitational, running a 46.04. Last spring Jamal took the Class 4A state titles in the 200 (21.31) and the 400 (46.11).

Al McKeller | Indianapolis | Football

McKeller, a freshman running back at the University of Indianapolis, ran for 206 yards and one touchdown in his collegiate debut, a 24--20 victory over No. 2 Grand Valley State. It marked the first time in nine years that a Greyhound has rushed for more than 200 yards. Through four games McKeller has gained 341 yards with three TDs.

Clark Dean | Sarasota, Fla. | Rowing

Clark, a senior at Pine View School in Osprey, won the single sculls at the world junior championships in Trakai, Lithuania, ending a 50-year gold medal drought for the U.S. in that event. He finished in 7:04.73 to prevail by 3.25 seconds. In June, Clark won the men's single (7:15.03) at the U.S. U-19 world trials in West Windsor, N.J.

Shelton Collier | Matthews, N.C. | Volleyball

Collier, 62, the coach of the Division II Wingate (N.C.) University women's team, beat North Greenville 3--1 for his 1,000th victory. He is the ninth coach in NCAA history to reach that mark. Collier, who also coached at Pittsburgh and Georgia Tech, has led the Bulldogs to 11 straight regular-season South Atlantic Conference titles.

Taylor Koss | Green Bay | Track and Field

Koss, a recent grad of Milwaukee, won bronze at the Deaflympics in Samsun, Turkey, in the 200-meter dash (22.71) and the 400 hurdles (53.75). At the Eagle Open in May he broke his own national deaf record in the 400 hurdles with a time of 53.27. Koss won three Horizon League titles and was named second-team all-conference four times.

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