Retterer, a senior at Stanford, set U.S. records in the 100- and the 200-yard backstrokes (45.43 and 1:40.06, respectively) at the NCAA swimming championships. He led the Cardinal to the Pac-10 swimming title for a 14th straight year, a conference record for all sports.
Missy, a senior point guard at Gibsland-Coleman High, finished her career as the nation's alltime leading scorer in girls' high school basketball, with 4,506 points. She also led the Lady Bulldogs to a berth in the Louisiana Class B championship game while earning state player of the year honors.
Read, 33, earned his second Rolex Yachtsman of the Year award by winning the J/24 class title for the fourth straight year, as well as the North American regatta and the Etchells-22 North American championships. He defeated Dennis Conner in the last of those events.
Nanceen, a senior at Fairfield High, won the 100- and 200-meter dashes and the high and long jumps in each of her first five track meets this season. The state high school girls' record holder in the 100 and the 200, she also anchored the Eagles' five victories in the 4x100 relay.
Mitsopoulos, 52, set an International Powerlifting Association Master's world record in the 181-pound weight class by bench-pressing 350 pounds. He also broke his own U.S. Powerlifting Federation Master's mark of 325 pounds by pressing 340 pounds at the USPF nationals.
Marianetti, an Illinois senior, upset two-time national champion Lincoln McIlravy of Iowa to win the title for 150-pounders at the NCAA wrestling championships. He was also named an Academic All-America for the second time, adding to his four consecutive seasons as an Academic All-Big Ten.