Julia Pudlin, Bryn Mawr, Pa.
Julia, a freshman at The Baldwin School, became the youngest winner of the girls' state cross-country championship while setting a meet record of 19:14 for 3.1 miles. She established six course marks this season and was named an AAU first-team All-America.
Amy Wood, Bethesda, Md.
Wood, 34, the coach at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High since 1993, set the Maryland record for consecutive state field hockey crowns when her 16-2 Barons won their fifth title in as many years. Her team beat Easton High 4-0 in the final game to give Wood a career record of 90-7-3.
Andrew Niumata, Garden Grove, Calif.
Andrew, a senior running back for Los Amigos High, rushed for 416 yards and eight touchdowns in a 71-46 win over Bolsa Grande High. He finished the season as Orange County's leader in rushing (2,089 yards) and scoring (234 points) and was a first team all-county selection.
Fiona Nepo, Honolulu
Nepo, a senior setter at Nebraska and a three-time all- Big 12 selection, was named conference player of the year for leading the Cornhuskers to a 28-1 regular-season record and a No. 3 national ranking. She averaged 13.67 assists and 2.55 digs per game.
Stephanie O'Neill, Calgary
O'Neill, a senior forward at the University of Calgary, led the Dinosaurs to their first Canadian women's collegiate championship in the sport with a pair of goals and one assist in a 3-2 defeat of British Columbia's University of Victoria. She was named MVP of the tournament.
Arthur Bisguier, Rock Hill, N.Y.
Bisguier, 69, a grand master, won the over-50 division of the U.S. senior open championship for the second straight year, scoring 5� points out of a possible six. He's the first person to repeat as champion in the open's 18-year history and has three senior titles in all.