Peter Yik, Vancouver
Yik, a senior All-America at Princeton, beat Marcus Cowie of Trinity College in Hartford 15-14, 15-1, 15-4 to win the men's national collegiate crown for the second consecutive year. He was awarded the Skillman Trophy for sportsmanship, and he finished his varsity career with a 45-2 record.
Katie Fay, Summit, N.J.
Katie, a senior at Deerfield Academy, won the 100-yard backstroke in a school-record 58.67 seconds at the New England prep championships for the third straight year. In her three years at Deerfield she won all 28 dual-meet backstroke events she entered.
J.J. Peirce, Henrietta, Texas
Peirce, a sophomore rightfielder at Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, Texas, went 20 for 42 in the Pirates' first 12 games and had eight home runs, including four grand slams, 34 RBIs and 20 runs to lead Wayland Baptist to a 10-2 record.
Melissa Krempa, Johnstown, N.Y.
Melissa, a senior at Johnstown High, won both the slalom, in a two-run time of 1:36.74, for a state-record fourth consecutive year and the giant slalom, in a two-run time of 2:18.00, for the third straight year at the New York public high school championships.
Quint Swanberg, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Quint, a senior at Horizon High, beat Cliff Hughes of Kofa High in Yuma to win the 189-pound division at the 5A state championships for the third year in a row. He finished the season 51-0 and holds the state high school record for most career wins, with 165.
Rufus McDuffie, Camilla, Ga.
McDuffie, 43, the coach at Mitchell-Baker High since 1982, guided the 28-1 Eagles to their third consecutive AA state crown with a 105-76 defeat of East Hall High. Mitchell-Baker High, which defeated opponents by a 28-point margin this season, has won the tide five times under McDuffie.