LEXINGTON, S.C. > GOLF
Lauren, a freshman at Lexington High, shot back-to-back 66s for a two-day total of 132 to win the 14- to 18-year-old girls' division and set tournament and course records at the South Carolina Junior Golf Association's Players Championship at Hartsville Country Club. A member of the Lexington varsity team since seventh grade, she helped the Wildcats to their seventh straight state title last year and was the individual runner-up this fall. She is ranked second in the state in her age group.
JEAN PIERRE (JP) ELOFF
PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA > RUGBY
Eloff, a sophomore center at Davenport (Mich.) University, led the Panthers with 106 points this fall to help them finish with a 7--0 record and a No. 1 USA Rugby Division I-AA ranking from Rugby Magazine. In the team's first season at the D-I level last spring, Eloff scored 13 tries, led the Panthers in conversions (37) and penalty goals (11) for a team-high 172 points, including 25 in a 38--19 win over UC Santa Barbara for the program's first national championship, and was named tournament MVP.
UNION CITY, N.J. > SOCCER
Albuja, a senior striker at New Jersey City University, netted a first-half hat trick and added an assist to break the 200 career point mark in a 6--0 win over the College of Staten Island in the Eastern College Athletic Conference quarterfinals. She finished her college career with eight alltime records for the Gothic Knights, including 203 points and 91 goals (25th in Division III history). She scored at least 25 goals for the second time in her career, and was named all-NJAC for the fourth time.
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