Barbara Stevens, WALTHAM, MASS.
Stevens, 47, guided Bentley College to an 83-42 victory over the College of St. Rose, of Albany, N.Y., to become the first Division II women's coach in her sport with 600 career wins. Her Falcons have earned a national tournament berth in each of the last 16 seasons.
Kristine Kahoalii, FREMONT, CALIF.
Kahoalii, a junior pitcher for Hawaii at Hilo, threw her second complete-game 5-0 shutout of the tournament in the title game of the Koolau Klassic Championship. Over a one-week span she allowed one run, 15 hits and five walks and struck out six batters while going 3-0.
Jamie Herrington, CORNWALL, ONT.
Herrington, a senior forward at Dartmouth, broke a scoreless tie in overtime against Cornell and the next night, with 15 seconds to go, had the winning goal against Colgate. He leads the team with five game-winners this year. The defeat of the Red Raiders clinched an ECAC playoff berth for the Big Green.
Jonathan Cardenas, RENO
Jonathan, 16, became the national Junior Olympics champion in the intermediate boys' division by running the 5,000-meter course at Pioneer Park in Lincoln, Neb., in 16:04 to defeat his closest rival, Patrick Swick, 16, of Las Vegas, by 11 seconds.
Jacqueline Leahy, AURORA, COLO.
Jacqueline, 16, won the under-17 and under-20 women's foil crowns to become only the second competitor to win the two Junior Olympic age-group titles in two consecutive years. The victory in the under-20 division secured her a spot on the U.S. team for the junior-cadet worlds.
Viktor Sveda, PENINSULA, OHIO
Sveda, a senior at Indiana, set Hoosiers records for career wins and pins when he beat Paul Withers of the University of Indianapolis by pin in 1:32. An All-America as a freshman and junior, Sveda placed third in the NCAA tournament last year at 184 pounds and is 143-24 for his career with 45 pins.