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Faces in the Crowd
May 28, 2001
Onnie Willis, TACOMA, WASH.GymnasticsWillis, a sophomore at UCLA, became the first Bruins woman to win at least a share of the all-around title at the NCAAs by tying Elise Ray of Michigan. Willis, who led UCLA to its third team crown in five years, was one of two women to earn All-America honors in four events plus the all-around.
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May 28, 2001

Faces In The Crowd

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Onnie Willis, TACOMA, WASH.
Gymnastics
Willis, a sophomore at UCLA, became the first Bruins woman to win at least a share of the all-around title at the NCAAs by tying Elise Ray of Michigan. Willis, who led UCLA to its third team crown in five years, was one of two women to earn All-America honors in four events plus the all-around.

Jon Iati, YORK, PA.
Basketball
Jon, a sophomore guard at York Catholic High, was the top three-point shooter in the York Area Interscholastic Athletic Association this season, with 59. By averaging 18.5 points, he led the Irish in scoring for the second straight year and has 841 career points.

Edward Gonera, BARDONIA, N.Y.
Track and Field
Gonera, 49, an independent food distributor, won the men's 400 meters (45-49 age division) at the national masters indoor championships, in 53.41. In the last 13 months he has run on three relay teams that have surpassed masters' world records in the 4 x 400 and 4 x 200.

Kate Kaiser, COCKEYSVILLE, MD.
Lacrosse
Kaiser, a junior midfielder at Duke, led the Blue Devils to their first ACC Tournament win with five goals in a 10-5 defeat of North Carolina. Kaiser, who had five goals in a game four times in 2001, was the top goal scorer this year for Duke (50) and is second on the Blue Devils' career list (116).

Anzela Zguna, LIEP?JA, LATVIA
Tennis
Zguna, a senior at Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla., was named Sunshine State Conference Female Tennis Player of the Year for the second straight season. She did not lose to a Division II player this spring and finished her two-year career as a Tar with a record of 75-7.

Darrell Hamby, CANTON, GA.
Weightlifting
Hamby, 47, a 5'1" personal trainer, set American records in the masters (45-49 age division) and open 165-pound divisions when he bench-pressed 425 pounds at the International Strength Association U.S. championships. He hasn't lost in 18 career national and international meets.

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