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HAMDEN, CONN. > SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING
Emma, a recent Hamden High graduate who also studied dance at New Haven's Educational Center for the Arts, won the junior solo championship at nationals in Greensboro, N.C., in April, to become the first East Coast swimmer to take the title since 1955. She also won gold in figures. Emma, who competes for the New Canaan YMCA Aquianas, earned the Senior East Zone meet High Point trophy for the third straight time and was named the East's swimmer of the year. She will compete at Ohio State.
SILVER CREEK, N.Y. > LACROSSE
Zed, a midfielder and recent graduate of Silver Creek High, scored 95 goals and had 77 assists this season to break the national career records for goals and points. He first played varsity as an eighth-grader, and in his five-year career had 444 goals to shatter the previous mark of 353. He also had 285 assists, finishing with 729 points to surpass the record of 589. He was selected to play in the Under Armour All-America Classic this week. A member of the Seneca Nation, Zed will attend Virginia.
HAMILTON, MO. > TRACK AND FIELD
Vollmer, a sophomore heptathlete at Kansas, became the first Jayhawks woman to earn a title at the Division I championships, helping the school win its first women's national outdoor championship. She had career bests in the final three events of the seven-event competition, finishing first in the javelin (151'6"), third in the long jump (20' 2 ½") and 13th in the 800 meters (2:19.36) for 6,086 total points, the best U.S. score this season. Vollmer was named an All-America.