COLUMBUS, OHIO > Basketball
Davis, a senior forward at Urbana University, averaged 22.4 points and 8.1
rebounds, both career highs, for the Blue Knights and was chosen the school's
first American Mideast Conference player of the year after twice being player
of the week. He was named a first-team 2006 NAIA Division II All-America.
NYMBURK, CZECH REPUBLIC > Swimming
Jiracek, a junior at Drury University, won four individual national titles
(100- and 200-yard breaststroke, 200- and 400-yard individual medley) for the
second straight year at the NCAA Division II national swimming championships.
He is the Division II male swimmer of the year.
HOLLAND, MICH. > Basketball
Ebels, a senior guard at Hope College, scored a team-best 18 points and had six
rebounds, four assists and four steals in a 69-56 win over Southern Maine that
gave the Flying Dutch the NCAA Division III championship. She led the team to a
school-record 33 wins and was named the Final Four's Most Outstanding
BLOOMFIELD, N.J. > Wrestling
Dubuque, a senior at Indiana University, beat Troy Nickerson 8-3 to win the
125-pound title at the NCAA Division I wrestling championships. He finished his
collegiate career with a 28-match winning streak and became the first Hoosiers
wrestler to win back-to-back national championships.
ELLICOTT CITY, MD. > Lacrosse
Muth, a junior midfielder at Delaware, scored a hat trick in the Blue Hens'
10--9 come-from-behind win over Penn and four days later had two goals,
including the game-winner, in a 9-8 victory over Brown. She was named Colonial
Athletic Association player of the week.
Kate Kogut and
SPRINGFIELD AND NEEDHAM, MASS. > Hockey
Kogut and Raeder, senior and freshman goaltenders, respectively, at Middlebury
College, led their teams to their third consecutive NCAA Division III hockey
championships. It was the fifth national title overall for the women and the
eighth for the men.
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