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PALO ALTO, CALIF. > SOCCER
Noyola, a senior midfielder at Stanford, earned the 2011 Hermann Trophy as Division I's top female player after her header in the NCAA final gave the Cardinal a 1--0 win over Duke and its first national title, capping her four-year record at 95-4-4. A math and computational science major, Noyola also was named NSCAA's scholar of the year and was a first-round pick in the Women's Professional Soccer draft.
MOUNT AIRY, MD. > TRACK AND FIELD
Creese, a freshman at Penn State, ran a 2:19.53 in the 1,000 meters at the Nittany Lions Challenge—in his first individual collegiate appearance—to set American Junior and NCAA records. As a senior at Glenelg High, he won state titles in the indoor 800, 1,600 and 3,200 meters and in the outdoor 3,200. Creese also finished sixth in the mile at the Penn Relays last year and 11th at indoor nationals.
WATERTOWN, MINN. > BASKETBALL
Marissa, a 5'8" senior guard at Watertown-Mayer High, scored 32 points in a 71--47 win over LeSueur-Henderson to become the 10th girl in state history to break the 3,000-point mark. She holds the Minnesota record for career three-pointers and, through Sunday, was averaging 28.0 points to run her total to a career 3,218 with 420 treys. A two-time all-state selection, Marissa will play at Creighton next year.