Mario Toledo, Del Ray Beach, Fla.
Toledo, a freshman at Georgia Perimeter Junior College and the national juco champion, laid claim to being the best college player outside Division I when he won the small-college national tournament, which also had the NCAA Division II and III winners and the NAIA champ.
Carissa Rubini, Silver Spring, Md.
Carissa, a senior at Springbrook High, was named the national high school champion on the balance beam, with an average score of 9.82 in five meets and tied for first, with Devin McCalla of Pearce High in Richardson, Texas, on the uneven bars, with an average of 9.81.
Tony Roventini, Greenfield, Wis.
Roventini, 28, became the first lefthander and the second person ever to roll an American Bowling Congress-approved 900 series. He was also the first bowler to have a perfect three-game set in league play, and his five-man team established a state series record of 3,780.
Jason Brader, Bethlehem, Pa.
Brader, a senior running back at Muhlenberg College, finished the season with 1,278 rushing yards and averaged 127-8 yards per game for the 5-5 Mules. In his two-year career he set a school record for rushing yards (2,684) and was second in all-purpose yards (3,218).
Pete Wilson, Fresno
Wilson, 61, earned the 61-67 bench-press division championship at the World Association of Benchpressers and Deadlifters meet with a lift of 353 pounds. He also won the West Coast Push and Pull Powerlifting Championships open division in bench (374) and deadlift (446).
Kristin Austin, Athens, Ga.
Kristin, a junior at Athens Academy, won the state Class A girls' championship for the second consecutive year, running the 5-km course in 19:38, the fastest time for any of the state's four classes. She was also the Georgia high school 3,200-meter champion (11:40.38) in track last spring.