PIERRE, S.DAK. > Track and Field
Lowery, a senior at South Dakota State, won the 1,500-meter run at the NCAA Division I Independents Track and Field Championship. Earlier this month he won the open mile run at the Howard Wood Dakota Relays in a state collegiate record time of 4:01.67.
JACKSONVILLE > Baseball
Wimberly, a sophomore second baseman at Alcorn State, led the nation in batting for the third straight week, with a .472 average. He was also Southwestern Athletic Conference preseason player of the year and tops the Braves in hits, stolen bases and runs scored.
HAMPSTEAD, MD. > Lacrosse
Chrest, a junior attack at Duke, led the Blue Devils to a 17--3 record and a spot in the Final Four, with team highs of 67 goals, 25 assists and 92 points. She is fifth in the NCAA in goals per game (3.33 average) and was the first Duke woman to be Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year.