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FACES IN THE CROWD
Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
January 09, 2012
CHANCE BUKOSKI
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January 09, 2012

Faces In The Crowd

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CHANCE BUKOSKI

KAPAA, HAWAII > SOCCER

Bukoski, a senior striker at Hawaii Pacific, scored on a penalty kick to seal the Sea Warriors' first men's soccer PacWest title, ending a streak of three second-place finishes with a 3--0 win over BYU Hawaii. Named the PacWest player of the year, Bukoski was third in Division II with a career-high 18 goals and became the conference's alltime leading scorer, with 51 career goals. He was named an All-America by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

EVELYN TRIPP

PIEDMONT, S.C. > CROSS-COUNTRY

Tripp, a 95-year-old grandmother of nine, was named USA Track and Field's masters long distance runner of the year in the women's 90-and-up age group for the fourth straight time. Tripp, who took up walking as rehab at 82 after she was injured in a car accident and then progressed to running, set a pending national 5K record for women 95-and-over with a time of 48:45 at the Reedy River Run in Greenville, S.C., in March. She holds the state 5K records for women ages 85--89, 90--94 and 95--99.

MATT LIPSCOMB

DECATUR, GA. > CYCLING

Matt, a homeschooled senior, won three national track cycling titles as a member of the Hincapie Development squad in 2011: two in the team pursuit event, at elite track nationals in September and at junior track nationals in July, where he also won the all-around omnium title, setting a national record in the flying lap with a time of 14.392. He was also part of the national record-setting U.S. junior national squad in team pursuit at the junior track world championships in August (4:17.678).

SAM BARKER

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