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LONG BEACH, CALIF. > Diving
Nyko, a junior at St. Anthony High, won the CIF Southern Section D-III state title by 11.75 points with a score of 463.05. It is his third consecutive Southern Section title and his first since being bumped up from D-IV last year. The only diver at his school, Nyko practices with the McCormick Divers club team and is a two-time All-America selection.
BEL AIR, MD. > Lacrosse
Gaeng, a sophomore at High Point (N.C.) University, was named National Lacrosse Conference player and attacker of the year, after leading the Panthers to a 15--4 mark—a wins record for a Division I program in its inaugural season. A transfer from the University of Maryland, Gaeng led the conference with 78 points, on 53 goals and 25 assists.
QUEENS, N.Y. > Baseball
Karmas, a senior first baseman at St. John's, was named Big East player of the week and D-I national hitter of the week after going 11 for 20 (.550), with two homers, 12 RBIs and three doubles—breaking the school career record of 61. His power surge paced a 4--0 week, as the Red Storm secured its eighth straight Big East tournament berth.
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