Alon Lubezky, KFAR SHMARYAHU, ISRAEL
Lubezky, a junior forward at Hartford, became the Hawks' all-time leading scorer with 52 career goals. He was the America East Conference's leading scorer for the third straight year and was named its offensive player of the year.
Emily Silver, BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, WASH.
Emily, a senior freestyler at Bainbridge Island High, became the first person in state history to win four straight high school championships in two individual events. She won the 50-and 100-yard freestyle races in state-record time at the Class 3A/2A girls' meet.
Xavier Lee, ORMOND BEACH, FLA.
Xavier, a senior quarterback at Seabreeze High, was named Class 3A player of the year after throwing for 3,133 yards and 37 touchdowns. He holds virtually every state career passing record, including yardage (9,083) and touchdown passes (98).
Meghan Welcome, HAVERHILL, MASS.
Welcome, a junior forward at Franklin Pierce College, scored the winning goal in a victory over Adelphi to take the Ravens to their 12th straight Final Four appearance. She was named Northeast-10 conference player of the year for the second straight year.
Garrett Heath, WINONA, MINN.
Garrett, a senior at Winona Senior High, won his second individual 3.1-mile Class AA state cross-country championship, with a time of 15:11. He has won five individual state championships this year, two in track and three in Nordic skiing.
Aline Pereira, S�O PAULO
Pereira, a senior outside hitter at George Mason, had 72 kills in two tournament victories to lead the Patriots to their second straight Colonial Athletic Association championship. She earned CAA player of the year honors for the third consecutive season.
Roger Thomsen, LINCOLN, NEB.
Thomsen, 56, a state revenue agent who plays golf with his left arm because his right arm was disabled after a childhood bout of encephalitis, shot two holes in one in the same round while playing in a tournament at the North Forty Golf Complex in Lincoln.