Before her birthday in May, Lee ranked first in the 13-14 age group in three
events: 100 and 200 butterfly, and 400 individual medley. As a 13-year-old in
2006 she won gold in the 100 fly (59.72 seconds) at the U.S. spring
Katie Hoff, for her fierce practice mentality more than for her swimming style.
That's understandable: Lee and Hoff, a six-time world champion, are training
partners at the North Baltimore Aquatic Club, where Michael Phelps is also a
"Felicia has a really great ability to catch the water with her feet and
propel herself," says coach Paul Yetter.
ETA At the 2008
Beijing Olympics, where her best chance is the 100 fly. "She can be a
staple on the national team for, shoot, who knows how long?" Yetter says.
"Five, eight, 15 years--however long she wants to swim."
16 and 17 RUNNING
BACK AND LINEBACKER, Wichita, Kans.
Arthur Jr. (right), a 6�1?, 210-pound linebacker at East High, is Scout.com's
No.�1 overall recruit in the class of 2008. Bryce, a 6-foot, 215-pound
running back with the Blue Aces, was named EA�Sports' national sophomore
of the year.
Arthur has been likened to Lions linebacker Ernie Sims. His younger brother
draws comparisons with Vikings first-round pick Adrian Peterson and Wichita
native Barry Sanders.