Larry Hays, LUBBOCK
Hays, 57, the coach at Texas Tech, guided his team to a 7-4 win over Missouri to earn his 1,300th collegiate victory. The sixth Division I coach to reach that milestone, he has a career record of 1,318-702-3 over 32 years.
Ben Smith, AVON, CONN.
Ben, 13, a center with the Mid-Fairfield Blues, scored 13 goals and had 12 assists in five games to lead his team to a third-place finish in the Pee Wee A nationals at Colorado Springs. For the season he scored 180 goals and had 133 assists in 67 games.
Amy Aloi, BEAVER FALLS, PA.
Amy, a senior righthander at Riverside High in Ellwood City, set a Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League record with 1,059 career strikeouts. She also pitched three no-hitters and five perfect games this year for the Panthers.
Sharlene Fuller, BRUNSWICK, GA.
Track and Field
Fuller, a senior at Fort Valley State, won the 100-and 400-meter hurdles, triple jump, heptathlon and long jump at the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship. She is the No. 1 Division II hurdler in the 100 meters.
Lauren Connelly, OKLAHOMA CITY
Lauren, a senior at Bishop McGuinness Catholic High, beat Claremore senior Tiffany Smith 6-2, 6-3 in the No. 1 bracket, gaining her fourth consecutive Class 4A singles crown. Lauren is 76-0 for her career with the Irish.
Michael Powell, CARTHAGE, N.Y.
Powell, a sophomore attack at Syracuse, led the nation in scoring average with 4.93 points through Sunday. His four points in a 10-9 win over Duke helped the Orangemen advance to the NCAA final four. He'll play on the U.S. squad at the world games in July.
Derek Sapp, KEOKUK, IOWA
Sapp, a junior at Western Illinois, led his team to a 202-194 win over Purdue for the Leathernecks' second straight Intercollegiate bowling crown. He was the tournament MVP and Bowling Digest's Collegiate Male Bowler of the Year.