Mike Hart, NEDROW, N.Y.
Mike, a senior tailback at Onondaga Junior-Senior High, has rushed for 100 yards or more in 41 consecutive games, breaking the varsity record of 38, set in 1975 by Billy Sims. He has 100 carries for 1,840 yards and 38 touchdowns this season.
Casie Poyssick, LAND O' LAKES, FLA.
Poyssick, a freshman forward at Saint Leo, leads Division II in goals (22) and points scored (49). She has helped her school to its best start ever; the Lions have already won more games this season (nine) than in their past three seasons combined.
Daniel Wasson, COLORADO SPRINGS
Wasson, a sophomore midfielder at the Air Force Academy, has scored a Division I-leading 13 goals over 10 games. On Oct. 7 he scored his third hat trick of the season and was named national student-athlete of the week by College Sports Television.
Mia Jerkov, SPLIT, CROATIA
Jerkov, a junior outside hitter at California, had 65 kills on 144 attempts with 26 errors over two matches, one a win over Stanford, a school the Golden Bears hadn't beaten since 1982. She is a five-time Pac-10 Volleyball Player of the Week.
Bobby Bradley, GOODLETTSVILLE, TENN.
Bradley, 71, a retired autoworker, won a fall regional fly in this sport, in which kits of 15 to 20 pigeons are judged by rolls and turns they perform, and by time in the air. Earlier this year Bradley's kit set a world record at the World Cup regional fly.
Kristin Moyer, SOUDERTON, PA.
Moyer, a senior forward at Eastern Mennonite University, leads Division III with 23 goals and 53 points. She had a school-record 14 points in a 12-1 win over Sweet Briar. Moyer was the 2002 Old Dominion Athletic Conference Player of the Year.
Kristian Ipsen, CLAYTON, CALIF.
Kristian, a fifth-grader at Palmer school, won the three-meter and one-meter titles at the USA Diving Junior Nationals (boys 13 and under) in Coral Springs, Fla. He set a meet record with 460.47 points in the three-meter final.