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August 20, 2007
Shauneen Garrahan FAIRFAX STATION, VA. > Track and Field Garrahan, a recent graduate of Amherst College, was named most outstanding athlete at the NCAA Division III meet after winning the 5,000- and 10,000-meter runs and the 3,000 steeplechase. She set a championship record in the steeplechase (10:13.33) and qualified for the U.S. Olympic trials.
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August 20, 2007

Faces In The Crowd

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Shauneen Garrahan
FAIRFAX STATION, VA. > Track and Field
Garrahan, a recent graduate of Amherst College, was named most outstanding athlete at the NCAA Division III meet after winning the 5,000- and 10,000-meter runs and the 3,000 steeplechase. She set a championship record in the steeplechase (10:13.33) and qualified for the U.S. Olympic trials.

Jose Rojas
STOCKTON, CALIF. > Racquetball
Jose won the USA Junior Olympic Championship in the under-16 and under-18 singles divisions, defeating Taylor Knoth 15--5, 15--4 for the U16 title and his doubles partner, Ismael Aldana Jr., 15--8, 15--6 in the U18 final. The senior at Franklin High will compete at the world juniors in December.

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Sarah Plumb
WELLESLEY, MASS. > Lacrosse
Sarah, a senior midfielder at Noble and Greenough School, scored 38 goals and had 22 assists as she led the Bulldogs to a 15--0 record and the Independent School League title. She is a first-team All-America in lacrosse and an ISL all-star in field hockey and basketball.

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Alexander Duncan
OLDSMAR, FLA. > Fencing
Alexander, a fifth-grader at Forest Lake Elementary, earned the silver medal in the under-10 division of the �p�e at the U.S. Fencing Association national championships despite entering as an unranked competitor. After pool play, he won five straight bouts before falling to Justin Yoo in the final.

Shakeia Pinnick
AURORA, ILL. > Track and Field
Shakeia, a junior at Waubonsie Valley High, won the heptathlon at the USATF Youth Championships and placed in the top six in four other events (400 and 800 meters, and 100- and 400-meter hurdles). At the AAU Junior Olympics she again won the heptathlon and set the AAU record in the 400 hurdles (59.48).

Nathan Litowsky
FREEHOLD, N.J. > Powerlifting
Nathan, a seventh-grader at Barkalow Middle School, won a gold medal in the youth 114-pound class of the AAU Junior Olympics with a squat of 231.48 pounds, a bench press of 137.79 and a deadlift of 253.53. It was his third straight national title; he is the reigning AAU world champ in the same division.

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