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Emily Zurrer VANCOUVER. > Soccer Zurrer, a senior defender at Illinois, scored the game-winning goal against Washington and was named to Soccer Buzz's Team of the Week. A two-time All-America and the 2006 Big Ten co--Defensive Player of the Year, she started every match for the Canadian national team at the Summer Olympics in Beijing.
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October 13, 2008

Faces In The Crowd

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Emily Zurrer
VANCOUVER. > Soccer
Zurrer, a senior defender at Illinois, scored the game-winning goal against Washington and was named to Soccer Buzz's Team of the Week. A two-time All-America and the 2006 Big Ten co--Defensive Player of the Year, she started every match for the Canadian national team at the Summer Olympics in Beijing.

Brittney Whitten
BOONVILLE, IND. > Volleyball
Whitten, a junior outside hitter at Jacksonville State, is the second Ohio Valley Conference player to be named the league's offensive and defensive player of the week at the same time. She set career highs with 28 digs and 24 kills in two wins and averaged an OVC-best 4.67 kills and 5.44 digs.

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Aaron Green
SAN ANTONIO. > Football
Aaron, a sophomore running back at Madison High, carried 33 times for 428 yards and a city-record nine touchdowns—on runs of 1, 7, 12, 80, 13, 57, 12, 55 and 6 yards—in a 69--56 win over Kerrville Tivy. He has 870 rushing yards and 14 TDs on 86 rushes this season.

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Kiera Gabaldon
SALEM, ORE. > Wrestling
Kiera, a seventh-grader at Houck Middle School, won two national wrestling titles: the Women's Body Bar Freestyle (novice 111 pounds) and last year's U.S. Girls' Wrestling Association tournament (elementary 91 pounds). At the Oregon state boys' meet she was second in freestyle and third in Greco-Roman.

Conrad Bassett-Bouchard
MORAGA, CALIF. > Scrabble
Bassett-Bouchard, a sophomore at UC San Diego, won the National Scrabble Association Division 2 championship in Orlando. He had a 24--4 record in the competition and is now the top-rated player in California. He once scored 275 points for the word quipping by using a triple-letter and triple-word score.

Ryan Bonfiglio
PRINCETON, N.J. > Push-ups
Bonfiglio, 30, a Princeton seminary student, did 1,000 push-ups in sets of 25, finishing in 20 minutes and 50 seconds to break the Guinness World Record set by fitness guru Jack LaLanne in 1956. An All-Ivy wrestler for the Tigers in 1998, he executed a record 507 pull-ups in one hour in 2004.

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