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ELDORET, KENYA > CROSS-COUNTRY
Saina, a redshirt senior at Iowa State, won the individual NCAA Division I championship with a 19:27.90 finish on the 6K course at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park in Louisville. She bested a field of 253, edging two runners in a sprint to the finish to win by .7 of a second. This season's Big 12 and Midwest Regional individual winner, she also led the Cyclones to repeat team titles in both of those races. Saina, who competed in Kenya's 10K Olympic trials last summer, is the reigning NCAA indoor 5K champion.
STOCKTON, CALIF. > RACQUETBALL
Rojas, a freshman at Delta College, defeated his best friend and doubles teammate, Jose Diaz, 15--14, 15--9 in the boys' 18's singles final at the world junior championships in Los Angeles, where the U.S. boys' junior national team placed first. A day earlier the duo, both graduates of Stockton's Franklin High, had teamed to win the world doubles title in their age group over a pair from Bolivia. Last May, Rojas won the singles open division at nationals in Fullerton, Calif., to qualify for the U.S. men's team.
HOLLISTER, CALIF. > WATER POLO
Caitlin, a senior utility driver at San Benito High, scored 213 goals this season to break the Monterey Bay League record and help the No. 10--seeded Balers to the second round of the Division 1 Central Coast Section playoffs, the furthest the team has ever advanced. A three-time league player of the year and a 2011 USA Water Polo Academic All-America, she finished with 485 career goals. Caitlin has competed for the Olympic Development Pool's Pacific Regional team for the past two years.