Letters of Intent in Other Sports

Here's the list of the student athletes in sports other than football and men's basketball that will be coming to UCLA this fall. The Bruins signed the #1 women's soccer player in the nation, and the nation's #1 class in men's soccer

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL:

MONIQUEE ALEXANDER, 6-6 center, Pendleton IMG Academy and from Harbor City, CA…Played three-years locally at Narbonne HS before transferring to IMG in Florida for academic reasons…2005 Florida All-State selection… Played in 2005 USA Youth Festival…adidas Top 10 Camp All-Star in 2005…Co-MVP of the 2005 adidas Tournament of Champions and MVP of the adidas Shootout in 2004…
AMY HORTON, 5-11 Wing Guard-Small Forward, Haralson County HS, Tallapoosa, GA…Outstanding long range shooter, who averaged 28 points and 10 rebounds a game, while shooting 50% from the floor…2005 Street and Smith Magazine Honorable Mention All-American…Two-time All-State selection…She is one of the all-time individual game scorer leaders in the State of Georgia as she had 49 points and 17 rebounds in a game in Jan. of 2004…Region Player of the Year and selected among the top 20 players in the State…

ERICA LATIMER, 6-0 Forward-Guard, Windward HS and lives in Los Angeles, CA..Averaged 14 points and 8 rebounds a game as a junior and 16 points and 9 rebounds a game as a sophomore along with 4 steals…Three-time All-CIF selection…Played club basketball with Cal Swish Black and is a member of the Finland Naitonal Team...She was MVP of the Finland Junior National Team…4.0 honor student, who this summer was on the All-Tournament Team at the End of the Oregon Trail event…

ALLISON TAKA, 5-8 Point Guard, Culver City HS and lives in Los Angeles, CA…Averaged 16 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists per game…
Made 55 three point shots…Two-Time All-League player…Had a 4.0 grade point average…

JERICA WILLIAMS, 5-10 Guard, Mt. Miguel HS and lives in La Mesa, CA…Has led her HS team to three straight CIF Championships and was San Diego Player of the Year last year in her Division II…Averaged 18.8 points per game, 6.9 rebounds and 4 steals last year…Was second team All-Cal State and 2005 San Diego Union-Tribune Player of the Year…

BASEBALL:

CHARLES BREWER, 6-3, 180 Right-Handed Pitcher, Chaparral HS in Paradise Valley, AZ…Rated as one of the top 100 prospects in the nation by Baseball America…Helped team to 2005 Arizona State Championship with 8-0 record, 0.80 ERA, 62 strike-outs in 45 innings and three saves, including the title game…2005 All-State selection and 2006 HS Pre-Season All-American...Rated #51 prospect in nation by teamonebaseball.com

GAVIN BROOKS,  6-3, 200 Left-Handed Pitcher, 1B, Rancho Buena Vista HS in Vista, CA…2005 AFLAC All-American…Batted .400 as a junior with team best 24 RBI's, while pitching a limited amount due to an early season injury…In 2004 he was the top young pitcher in the area with a 6-1 record and 56 strike-outs in 50 innings…Rated #33 prospect in the nation by teamonebaseball.com…Rated #3 prospect in the country among high school juniors in the 2004 Perfect Game World Wood Bat Association Fall Championship…Named San Diego Union-Tribune Newspaper All-Academic with 4.1 GPA…

GARETT CLAYPOOL, 6-2, 175 Right-HandedPitcher, El Camino Real HS and lives in West Hills, CA…Became major college prospect after a great summer when he went 7-0 with 1.00 ERA in 35 innings…Last year for the LA City Champions he had a 0.90 ERA in 23 innings of relief work…Batted .375 as a sophomore…He is the 'sleeper' of the UCLA signing class…

GABE COHEN, 6-1, 200 Outfielder, El Camino Real HS in Woodland Hills, CA…Power hitter who batted .456 with six home runs and 30 RBI's as a junior at Harvard-Westlake…Transferred and will play senior year at ECR…This summer in the Connie Mack League he hit .582 with seven home runs and 36 RBI's…Was selected to play in the Cape Cod HS All-Star Game; the Joplin USA Tournament of Stars; the Area Code Games and the Perfect Game National Showcase…Was the Goodwill Series MVP…Rated #76 prospect among the top-100 seniors by teamonebaseball.com

MATTHEW DRUMMOND, 6-1, 170 Left-handed Pitcher, Paso Robles HS, Paso Robles, CA…Three-year varsity letter winner in baseball for head coach Derek Stroud at Paso Robles HS... Named The San Luis Obispo Tribune 2006 County Baseball Player of the Year... Named The San Luis Obispo Tribune's Athlete of the Week for May 23... PAC 5 All-Star Team member... Selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the 35th round of the 2006 MLB Draft... 2006 CIF All-Southern Section baseball Coaches Association Division II First Team member... Earned a 10-1 record with two saves, a 2.10 ERA, and 91 strikeouts in 67.1 innings pitched in 2006... Threw two complete games in CIF competition against Dos Pueblos HS and Cypress HS, the fifth-ranked team in the nation... Batted .385 as a senior... Paso Robles HS 2006 Male Scholar Athlete of the Year... 2006 PAC 5 Athletic League Outstanding Scholarship recipient... Paso Robles HS Senior Excellence Award winner... 2005 Area Code Final Tryouts member... Pitched on the American Team for 2005 Australian Goodwill Series Games..

RAUL DURAN, 6-2, 200 Outfielder, Saddleback HS, and lives in Santa Ana, CA…All-CIF player, who hit .544 during the season with 3 home runs, 2 triples and 9 doubles…He also stole 19 bases in 20 attempts…He was drafted in the 45th round by the Chicago White Sox…Honor student…

CASEY HAERTHER, 6-3, 208 First Base, Chaminade HS and lives in Chatsworth, CA…Hit .485 with nine home runs and 38 RBI's last year…Two-time All-CIF selection (2004, 2005)…Played for LA Dodgers Elite Team the past two years…Was California State Freshman of the Year in 2003…Played in 2005 Perfect Game National Showcase…His brother Cody signed for Coach Savage at UCI, but signed a pro contract with the St. Louis Cardinals and is in their minor league organization…
J.D. HAVER, 6-5, 200 Right Handed Pitcher, Long Beach Wilson HS, Long Beach, CA…Named to 2006 First-Team All-Moore League as a pitcher... Posted a 7-4 record with a 1.44 ERA and 62 strikeouts in 63.1 innings pitched... Threw a complete-game shutout with 12 strikeouts against Lakewood HS... Hit .303 with 22 RBI as a senior... Named to 2006 All-Dream Team by the Long Beach Press Telegram... Pitched for the Tampa Bay Devil Ray scout team…

JEFF RAPOPORT, 6-0, 175 Outfielder, Westlake HS in Westlake Village, CA...Tremendous prospect, who will give up being a football tailback to concentrate on baseball in college…2005 AFLAC All-American and three-time member of LA Dodgers Elite Team (2003-2005)…Batted .404 last year with seven home runs and 23 RBI's and 12 stolen bases…Was one of the fastest players in summer baseball combine testing from home to first base (ran 6.27)...Rated #34 player in the nation by Baseball America…Rated #25 nationally by teamonebaseball.com…His brother Jim is starting center fielder for Stanford and his mother Lisa was a former standout player and assistant volleyball coach for UCLA…

JUSTIN URIBE, 5-11, 175, Left-handed Pitcher-OF, Foothill HS in Santa Ana, CA…Hit .397 last year with 10 doubles and 17 RBI's…He posted a 6-2 record on the mound with 2.25 ERA with 56 strikeouts in 65 innings…3-
year varsity starter that was League MVP last year…Played in LA Angels Elite Scout Team in 2005…

MICKEY WEISSER, 5-11, 195 1B, Case Robles HS/Sierra College, Citrus Heights, CA…Outstanding left-handed hitter that had a great fall after missing last season at the JC due to injury…Was All-City and All-State his junior and senior years…Hit .431 with 22 RBI's as a senior, including a game where he hit three home runs and drove in eight runs…

MEN'S GOLF:

CHARLES HARRIS, Sunnyside HS in Fresno, CA…Finished 15th at the 2005 U.S. Junior Amateur qualifying and lost in the first round of match play…In 2004 he finished 6ht in qualifying and advanced to the second round…His older brother attends UCLA…

JAMES KANG, Hart HS and lives in Valencia, CA…the #9 ranked senior in the nation by AJGA and the #10 recruit by GolfWeek…He had four AJGA top 10 finishes last summer in becoming one of the top national recruits in the senior class….He had 5 top 20 finishes in AJGA summer events during 2004…Has moved from Torrance to Valencia this fall…

WOMEN'S GOLF:

LALITA BOONNOPPORNKUL, North Hollywood HS, North Hollywood, CA…Finished 5th in 2005 LA City Finals and qualified for the State Regionals…Has only been playing competitive golf for the past three years and has made dramatic improvement each year…Her best golf is ahead of her in college…

SYDNEE MICHAELS, #7 ranked senior in the nation by AJGA and #8 by GolfWeek…She won two major summer events in taking the Pacific Northwest International (including a round of 67) and the prestigious Mission Hills Desert Junior.  She placed third at the Heather Farr event…
At the 2005 US Girls Junior Amateur, she finished 6th overall in the qualifying and advanced to the quarter-finals of match play…In 2004 she had 3 AJGA top 10 finishes in five events…She could be considered as the #1 recruit in the class of 2006 that will attend college…

GYMNASTICS

ASHLEY JENKINS, Senior Elite, Mater Dei HS and lives in Laguna Niguel, CA…A member of the 2003 USA Junior National Team, after she placed 10th at the USA Championships…She placed 4th in the floor exercise and had a 7ht place finish at the USA Classic…Competed internationally with the USA team in France…Competed in 2005 USA Nationals…

ANNA LI, Senior Elite, Waubonsie HS in Aurora, Illinois…Comes from parents that were both 1984 China Olympic Gymnastic Medalists in Los Angeles…She was 16th in the All-Around at the USA Championships after finishing 23rd in 2004…At the 2004 Level 10 Championships, Anna finished 2nd in the All-Around and bars and first on beach…In 2003 she won the all-around, uneven bars and balance beam titles at the U.S. Challenge…Her father Yuejiu Li won a team silver at Pauley Pavilion in '84 and was China's first world champion for Floor in 1981…Her mother, Jiani Wu, won an Olympic bronze in 1984 and was the 1981 World beam bronze medalist…

BRITTANI MCCULLOUGH,  Senior Elite, Centennial HS in Corona, CA…One of the most improved gymnasts in the nation as she has risen from Level 10 to Elite over the past year…Last May she won the Level 10 vault, uneven bars and floor exercise to qualify for the USA Championships…She played llth in the all-around at the USA event to qualify for the USA National Team…In 2003 she was the Level 10 Bars Champion…

ROWING:

CHARLOTTE BURKE, Redwood HS, Belvedere, CA…fourth year member of the Marin Rowing Association…Rowed in top boat last year that won silver medal in the women's eight at the USRowing Southwest Region Junior Championships…Played volleyball as a freshman before turning to rowing…Has a brother who is a freshman at UCLA…Has three teammates already on the UCLA team…

LAUREN COUNTER, Long Beach Poly High School, Long Beach, CA.. Rows for the Long Beach Junior Crew..Lauren's Long Beach varsity eight crew has had an outstanding year and placed third in the USRowing Southwest Region Junior Championships. That finish qualified the crew to compete in the US Rowing National Youth Championship in Cincinnati…

RENEE CORNWELL, El Toro HS, Lake Forest, CA…Four-year member of the water polo team and also was on swimming team for three years…
League champ in 500 free for two years…Been rowing since 2003 at the Newport Aquatic Center…Stroked the Novice Crew to victory at the Newport Autumn Rowing Festival…

KAITLIN DOERING, Alameda HS in Alameda, CA…Competitive swimmer before starting rowing and also competed in a performance troupe for six years…Competes for Oakland Strokes and is in the second varsity eight and second varsity four…

LYNN HANCOCK, Crofton House School, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada…#1 recruit for UCLA…has competed last four years for Burnaby Lake Rowing Club…Made the Canadian U-18 development squad in summer of 2005 and competed in CanAmMex Regatta in pair, quad and eight…At the 2005 Canadian Henley Regatta, Hancock won a gold medal in he junior women's quad and placed 4th in the junior women's singles…She was an outstanding field hockey player, who twice played on the BC provincial team…Honor student…

ALEXANDRA LAUREN, The Taft School, Watertown, Connecticut and lives in Sarasota, Florida…Has played volleyball throughout her high school career and her team placed second in New England last year…Member of Taft rowing team all four years…Has rowed in first four for the school her last three years…Fourth member of family to play Division I sports…Sister won NCAA title in soccer at North Carolina; another sister played lacrosse at Vermont and her brother played hockey at Vermont…

BRITTANY LILJEQVIST, Wilton HS in Wilton, Connecticut…Coxswain for her Norwalk River Rowing Association team first two years of HS and now Cox was Maritime Rowing Club…She is a two-year team captain…Invited to attend USRowing Junior Women's National Team Development Camp in 2003 and 2004…Past two years she has steered her junior eight and junior four to victories in the Newport Autumn Rowing Festival…She won a national championship in the 2003 US National Championships in the Junior B (16 and under) eight and a bronze medal in the Junior B four event…Her club team finished 7th overall in the 2005 US Rowing Youth Invitational…

FRANCESCA (CHECKA) PROPPER, Kent School in Kent, Connecticut. She is a four year letter winner…Her Kent crews had a very successful year, both in fours as well as eights…Propper has in her resume numerous New England Interscholastic Rowing Association (NEIRA) and Connecticut State championships. She and her family live in Haverford, Pennsylvania.

LILLIAN SAKKIS, Campolindo HS in Moraga, CA…Competed in both volleyball and water polo in high school…Began rowing for the Oakland Strokes in 2004 and immediately made the Oakland's top novice crew…Her sister Julia is a UCLA senior and both of her grandparents have taught classes at UCLA….

ANNE SCHIER, Miramonte HS in Orinda, CA…Also a member of the Oakland Strokes club rowing program…Has concentrated on rowing while in high school…She is now in the bow seat for the varsity eight…Her team won gold medals in 2005 at the USRowing SW Regional Junior Rowing Championships, the USRowing Youth Invitational and the Women's Henley Regatta in England…This fall she has the #7 seat and Oakland Strokes won the Head of the American and placed second at the Head of the Lake…Her Grandfather rowed at Cal and her aunt rowed for UC Davis…

DESTINIE SLAVICH, Lowell HS in San Francisco, CA…Has rowed last two years for the Pacific Rowing Club and has moved from the novice 8 to the first boat this year…She was a sprint freestyler in swimming her first two years of high school…Her father Dennis commutes begin San Francisco and China as an investment banker…

WHITNEY STANDEFER, Girls Preparatory School, Chattanooga, Tennessee..She started rowing in the spring of her sophomore year and quickly showed tremendous potential. She has experience in both sweep rowing and sculling. In addition to her high school coaches, she is being mentored by former U. S. national team head coach Hartmut Buschbacher

WOMEN'S SOCCER:

LAUREN CHENEY,  Forward, Ben Davis HS,  Indianapolis, IN..
Consensus No. 1 recruit in the nation ... 2005 Parade All-American ... Became the first player ever to win both the NSCAA/adidas High School and Youth Player of the Year awards in the same year (2005) ... Three-time NSCAA/adidas All-American ... Has been called into three camps with the full U.S. Women's National Team ... Recently called into training camp in preparation for next month's Algarve Cup in Portugal ... Member of the Under-20 U.S. team that won the 2006 CONCACAF U-20 Women's Qualifying Tournament in Mexico ... Scored four goals in the tournament, tying for the team lead ... Youngest member of the U-21 U.S. Team that captured its seventh-straight Nordic Cup title in 2005 ... Played with the U-17s in 2004 ... Graduated early from Ben Davis High School to focus on the U-20 qualifying tournament ... Helped her club team, the Carmel United Heat, capture five state championships.

LYDIA (DEA) COOK, Midfielder (Acampo, CA - St. Mary's HS)
Top-50 recruit in the country according to Soccer Buzz Magazine ... 2005 NSCAA/adidas Scholar All-American ... Region-IV ODP Team member ... Two-time conference MVP at St. Mary's High School ... Plays club soccer for the California Cougars.

KRISTINA LARSEN, Midfielder/Forward (Mission Viejo, CA - Mission Viejo HS)
Top-50 recruit in the country according to Soccer Buzz Magazine ... Pool player with Under-17 U.S. National Team ... Has also been in camp with the U-16s ... Three-time NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American ... Two-time All-CIF First-Team selection ... Plays club for the Southern California Blues.

BRITNEY SCANNELL, Defender (Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA - Chadwick School)
Member of the 2005 NSCAA/adidas Scholar All-America Team ... First-Team All-CIF selection ... Region-IV ODP team member ... Helped her club team, the Slammers FC, capture three state titles ... Also helped the Slammers reach the finals (2004) and semifinals (2005) at the U.S. Youth National Championships.

LAUREN SWITZER, Defender (St. Charles, IL - St. Charles North HS)
Member of the Under-17 U.S. National Team ... Helped the U-17s capture the 2005 adidas Cup ... Has also played with the U-16s ... Recently called into camp with the U-21s ... 2005 Parade All-American ... Top-25 recruit in the nation according to Soccer Buzz Magazine ... Two-time NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American ... Helped her club team, the Eclipse Select, to U.S. Youth National Championship titles in 2004 and 2005 ... Two-time all-state selection in Illinois.

LAUREN WILMOTH, Defender (Garland, TX - Garland HS)
Member of the Under-17 U.S. National Team ... Helped the U-17s capture the 2005 adidas Cup ... Has also played with the U-16s ... Top-25 recruit in the nation according to Soccer Buzz Magazine ... Two-time NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American ... Plays club soccer for the Dallas Texans North '88.

MEN'S SOCCER:
Anthony Beltran, Beltran is transferring to UCLA from St. John's University, where he played 21 games with 10 starts and scored two goals and three assists as a freshman in 2005. Beltran prepped at Claremont HS in Claremont, Calif. and played club soccer for Arsenal FC. He was a starter for the U.S. Under-18 National Team at the 2005 Milk Cup, playing alongside future UCLA teammates Sal Zizzo, Jason Leopoldo and Greg Folk and helping the U.S. win the tournament.

Robert Georgiefski, Georgiefski is a forward from Cedar Park, Texas (Leander HS). A standout kicker on the school's football team, he earned second-team All-District honors. Georgiefski has local ties, having turned heads with the Pateadores at the 2005 State Cup.

Trevor Hunter, Goalkeeper Hunter hails from Chino Hills, Calif. (Ayala HS) and is a teammate of Myers and Sinderhoff on the Pateadores, which won the 2004-05 national title and the 2005 Surf Cup. At 6-4, Hunter is one of the top goalkeepers in the CSL Premier League.

James Jaramillo, Midfielder/defender Jaramillo comes to UCLA from Orem, Utah, where he plays for Mountain View HS. The 2005 NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American was team captain of the ODP State teams in 2002 and 2003 and a member of the ODP Region IV teams since 2002. Jaramillo is an all-region and all-state performer, an ODP All-American and adidas ESP All-Star selection.

Chance Myers, Thousand Oaks, Calif. midfielder/defender Myers received NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American honors last year and has made an appearance with the U-18s. As a junior at Thousand Oaks HS, he was selected the 2005 League Offensive MVP and earned first-team All-CIF honors after helping lead his squad to its second consecutive CIF title. Myers was also selected to the 2005 adidas ESP All-Star team.

Kyle Nakazawa, a midfielder from Palos Verdes Estates, Calif., is a starter on the U.S. Under-17 National Team and has been in residency with the U-17s in Bradenton, Fla. since Sept. 2003. At the 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championships, he scored two goals and had one assist to lead the U.S. to a quarterfinal appearance. Nakazawa, who was nominated for the 2005 U.S. Soccer Young Male Athlete of the Year Award, spurned pro offers to come to UCLA. He was a Parade All-American in 2005 and a three-time NSCAA/adidas Boys Youth All-American.

Brian Perk, Perk, who hails from Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., was in residency with the U.S. U-17 National Team and has since moved on to the U-18s. He was a member of the 2005 U-17 World Championship squad and is currently playing with the U-18s at the Slovakia Cup this week. Perk NSCAA/adidas Boys Youth All-America honors in 2005.

Patrick Rickards, Rickards, a defender from Sacramento, Calif., was in residency with the U-17s in 2004 and earned NSCAA/adidas Youth All-America honors. In 2005, he returned to Jesuit HS, where he served as team captain and received All-Area, All-Metro and All-League honors. Rickards was captain of the San Juan Sting U-15 to U-18 teams and was named to the 2005 adidas ESP All-Star team.

Andrew Sinderhoff, Sinderhoff, a midfielder from Mission Viejo, Calif., is a first-team all-county, all-league and All-CIF honoree at Santa Margarita HS. So far this season, he has scored 11 goals and 17 assists. A seven-year team captain for the Pateadores, he led his squad to the 2004-05 U.S. Club Soccer National Championship. Sinderhoff has been part of the ODP/PDP program the past two seasons.

Michael Stephens, Stephens, a midfielder/forward from Naperville, Ill. (Woodridge HS), has been in U-17 residency since spring of 2004 and just last month participated in the U-18 Mega-Camp. He is a 2005 NSCAA/adidas Boys Youth All-American and a 2004 Parade All-American. He was also named to the adidas ODP All-Star team after the 2005 U.S. Youth Soccer ODP International Festival in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Danny Suits, a midfielder/defender from Los Alamitos, Calif., is a three-year starter at Los Alamitos HS and plays club soccer with Wolfpack Blue, with whom he has served as team captain and defensive stalwart at the past two National Cups. He has also been part of the ODP/PDP program the past two seasons.

Ryan White, a defender who was a member of the U.S. U-16 National Team when he was 14, hails from Eugene, Ore. (South Eugene HS) and was a NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American in 2005. He earned first-team All-State honors in 2005 after previously being on the second team in 2004 and 2003. White is a member of the ODP Region IV team.

SOFTBALL:

WHITNEY BAKER, Pitcher, Skyview HS in Battleground, WA…Rated as one of the top three pitchers in the nation…Considered perhaps best pitching prospect to ever come out of the Northwest…Last year in winning the West-Central regional title, Baker won all four games, including striking out 17 in one game and pitching a one hitter in the title game…She pitched Skyview to the State semi's as a freshman and to the Regional title as a sophomore…

JULIE BURNEY, Third Base, El Dorado HS in Placentia, CA…Rated as top fielding third baseman in the nation and should have an immediate impact with the pending graduation of Andrea Duran…Helped HS team to CIF finals last year…

MEGAN LANGENFELD, Pitcher-First Base, Centennial HS in Bakersfield, CA…both outstanding hitter and pitcher, who has dominated the area the past three years in both areas…Has hit over .500 with ERA under .30 per game in both her sophomore and junior years, plus been among the area leaders in power hitting…she will play dual role for UCLA…She had 327 strikeouts in 206 innings as a soph with a 0.20 era…

KAILA SHULL, Catcher-1B, Jim Elliott Christian School in Stockton, CA…Left-handed hitter, who has dominated the pitchers in the area…Hit .620 last year with 59 RBI's in 26 games, plus stole 7 bases…Has great power and could be impact hitter…

SWIMMING & DIVING:

HOPE THURMAN, Freestyle/Butterfly, Miramonte HS in Orinda, CA…
Hope joins her sister Amy in the UCLA program and has been a solid swimmer in the sprint freestyle and short butterfly events…

KIRSTEN BYERS, Butterfly Bellarmine Prep HS and lives in Puyallup, WA….Washington State Finalist in 100 butterfly…

JULIE IMAGANE, Distance Freestyle, Troy HS and lives in Walnut, CA…Older sister Jane swims for UCLA women's team…

DIVING:

MORGAN ERPENBECK, 1-3-Platform, Dixie Heights HS, from Crestview, KY…Outstanding age group diver, whose specialty is the platform area…

WOMEN'S TENNIS:

YASMIN SCHNACK, Elk Grove HS in Sacramento, CA…Ranked #4 in latest USTA Girls' 18 Singles Rankings and may be the top American that is planning to go to college for fall 2006…Reached the semi-finals in singles and quarter-finals in doubles at the Easter Bowl event last spring…She played at both the US and French Junior Opens in 2005 and the Australian Junior Open in 2004…She has been home schooled until this year…

STEPHANIE WETMORE, Appleby College Prep, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada…She has been ranked as high as #2 in Canada (16s) and No. 128 in the ITF (18s)…She was a quarter-finalist in doubles at this year's Canadian Open…She has played in major junior events such as the U.S. Open, Orange Bowl and Eddie Herr Championships…

MEN'S TRACK & FIELD:

Jordan Calhoun (Oceanside, CA/Vista HS)-One of the best sprinters this year coming out of San Diego County…Best at 200 meters…

Alex Crabill (Tacoma, WA/Charles Wright HS) - Currently ranks No. 5 in the nation in the 2-mile (9:01.42); Won the 2006 Tri-District 1A 1600m and 3200m title (3200 was a meet record, 9:27.39).
Scott Crawford (El Dorado Hills, CA/Oak Ridge HS)-Was leading the nation for most of the year at 800 meters after winning the Arcadia Invitational at 1:51.60…Will also run cross country for Bruins…

Scott and Casey DiCesare (New York/Irvington HS) - Twin brothers who will compete in the decathlon next season; Scott has jumped 16-5 indoors and Casey has jumped 15-6 in the pole vault; Casey scored 6,420 points in a high school decathlon, while Scott scored 6,220.

Tyler Dragon (Clovis West, CA/Clovis West HS) - Currently holds the No. 4 shot put mark in the state (60-4); Won the 2006 CIF Central Section shot put and discus crowns.
Zack Fowler (Apple Valley, CA/Granite Hills HS) - Will provide more depth in the sprint events…Has run 10.70 in the 100m/21.8 in the 200m.

Stanley Griffin (San Diego, CA/Mt. Carmel HS)-Will provide valuable depth for the Bruins in the sprint area…San Diego CIF finalist at both 100 and 200 meters and had some of best times in the county…
David Klech (San Ramon, CA/California HS) - Klech currently ranks No. 2 in the nation in the high hurdles (13.69), and holds the No. 1 110m hurdle 300m hurdle time in the state (35.45). Also holds the No. 1 prep 400m hurdle time in the nation (50.35). Also ranks third in the state in the 400m (47.77), 4th in the high jump (6-9), 3rd in the long jump (23-0), and 7th in the 800m (1:53.1); Won the 2006 CIF Tri-Valley 400m, 110mH, 300mH and long jump titles.

Cade Lindahl (Dana Point, CA/Dana Hills HS)-Had strong year at 400 meters, finishing second at Orange County Championships with 47.80 time and made the State Meet…

Jake Matthews (Folsom, Ca/Folsom HS) - Holds the No. 3 time in CA in the 3000m (8:39.22) and No. 8 time in the 3200m (9:10.11); Placed second at the 2006 CIF San Joaquin Section Championships in the 3200m.

Marlon Patterson (Elk Grove, Ca/Franklin) - Currently ranks No. 4 in the nation in the 800m (1:52.09) and No. 3 in CA. Holds the No. 3 time in CA in the 1600m (4:09.70). Also ranks 4th in the nation in the 3000m (8:41.12); At the CIF San Joaquin Championships, placed first in the 1600m and 2nd in the 800m and 3200m.

Jonathan Quinn (St. Margaret's/San Juan Capistrano) - Currently ranks fifth in the state in the pole vault with a jump of 16-5; Won the 2006 CIF Southern Section Div. IV title.

Darius Reed (Denver, CO/George Washington HS) - Top returning senior in the nation in the 110m hurdles (13.70). Reed was also the top high school performer at the USATF Junior Nationals last summer over the college high hurdles (14.30); Won the 2006 Colorado 5A 110mH title; Has ran 37.01 in the 300m hurdles this season; Also has ran 14.27 over the college high hurdles.

Nick Robinson (Lake Forest, CA/El Toro HS) - Ranks No. 4 in the nation in the discus and No. 3 in the state (197-0). Holds the top shot put mark in CA and No. 3 mark in the U.S. (65-1); Won the 2006 CIF Division II shot put and discus titles.

Darius Savage (San Diego, CA/Morse HS) - Currently ranks No. 2 in the nation and CA in the discus (206-4), and No. 2 in CA in the shot put (62-6). Will also play football at UCLA; Won the 2006 CIF San Diego Section shot put and discus titles.

Steven Taylor (Hueneme HS) - Is a triple jumper with a top mark of 47-10.75 last season; Finished second at the CIF Division II finals in the triple jump, 47-8.50.

Bo Taylor (Newport Beach, CA/Newport Harbor HS) - Currently ranks 1st in the nation and state in the discus (208-5). Also ranks 2nd in the state in the shot put (61-4.25); Placed second in both the shot put and discus at the 2006 CIF Southern Section Div. II finals.

William Tsai (Sunnyvale, CA/Homestead HS)-Will provide depth in the throws events with his best event being the discus…Has one of the top ten prep throws in the nation this year at 183-07…
Greg Woepse (Santa Ana, CA/Mater Dei HS) - Currently ranks sixth in the nation and second in CA in the pole vault with a jump of 16-7; Won the 2006 CIF Southern Section Div. II pole vualt crown; sister is a pole vaulter on the women's team.

WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD:

Keneisha Creary, (Clarendon, Jamaica/Southwestern Christian University-
Strong jumper…Creary this spring has top jump marks of 5-8.75 in the high jump and 39-1.75 in the triple jump. She recently won the high jump (5-5) at the Texas-Arlington Open on May 5. Last season, she placed 12th (5-3.75) at the National JC Championships and in 2004, at the Jamaica HS National Championships, Creary finished third (5-5.25) in the high jump.

Krishna Curry (Nashville, TN/University HS) - a middle distance and cross country standout who is considered to be one of the top 15 halfmilers in the U. S. She's a two-time Junior Olympic 800m winner (2005-2:11.16/2004-2:10). Also in 2005, Curry was the Tennessee State champion (2:13.79) and she was the three-time State 400m winner (2002-04). At the 2005 USA Youth Nationals, Curry finished second in the 800m (2:12.65).

Christine 'Cobbie' Jones (San Martin, CA/Live Oak HS) - another top 800m runner, Jones has missed most of this spring with a foot stress fracture. In 2005 she placed sixth in the event (2:12.66) at the CIF State Championships and in 2004, she finished fourth (2:11.83). At the 2005 adidas Golden West Invitational, Jones won the 800m in a time of 2:10.54. As a junior in the Central Coast Section, Jones ranked in the Top 10 in four different events (400m, 800m, 1600m, 300m hurdles). Her top 800m time from 2005 was 2:09.84. She is also an accomplished equestrian.

Careena Onosai (Word of Life HS/Kaka'ako, Hawaii)- one of the top women's throwers in the history of Hawaii high schools, Onosai, who suffered a lower back stress fracture earlier this season, still won both the shot put (39-0.25) and discus (150-3) at the recently concluded Hawaii State meet. In 2005 as a junior, she again won both events at the Hawaii State meet (discus, 130-8, entered as top seed, 145-9/shot put, 39-08, entered as top seed, 40-7.25). As a sophomore in 2004, Onosai won the State discus title with the sixth-best prep mark in the nation (151-9, eight feet off the then state record). As a sophomore in 2003, she was the Interscholastic League of Hawaii discus and shot put champion. A standout all-around athlete, in 2005 she verbally committed to Hawaii to play volleyball (2004 second-team All-State). In basketball, as a sophomore she was first-team ILH Div. II and as a freshman, Onosai was the ILH Div. II Co-Player of the Year. She's the daughter of Hawaii football standout Joe Onosai. He was an All-Conference offensive lineman for the Warriors in 1985-86 and a sixth round selection of the Dallas Cowboys in 1987. He also placed third in the World's Strongest Man competition. Joe Onosai is the Athletic Director and assistant pastor at Word of Life HS.

Victoria Pena (Huntington Beach, CA/Edison HS) - regarded as the No. 1 women's high school pole vaulter in the West, Pena this spring has one of the top marks in the U. S., vaulting 13-0.50. She also vaulted 12-7 at the Mt. SAC Relays. In 2005, Pena was the CIF Div. II champion, with another national elite-level prep clearance of 13-2.

Kristina (Nicole) Pennes (Martinez, CA/College Park HS) - has top track marks of 2:18.8 (800m), 4:56.6 (mile), 4:54.9 (1600m) and 10:37.1 (3200m). In 2004, Pennes earned prep All-American track honors, running on the College Park HS National Champion 6400m relay at the adidas Nationals. In 2005, Pennes was a State qualifier in the 1600m and 3200m and in 2004, in the 1600m. Also last season, she was the NCS Tri-Valley Champion in the 1600m and 3200m. In cross country, she was a member of the 2005 and 2004 College Park HS State Championship teams (in 2003, College Park HS placed second in the State and ranked No. 5 in U. S.). A Footlocker Western Regional Finalist, Pennes in 2005 was the DFAL individual champion and she was a four-time CIF State Championship qualifier in cross country (2002-05). Pennes was a Contra Costa Times track & field selection in 2005 and 2004 and a cross country choice in 2003-05.

Lindsay Regan (Easton, PA/Easton Area HS) - entered her senior campaign as the No. 1 ranked women's prep pole vaulter in the U. S. In indoor competition, she's Pennsylvania's three-consecutive State champion and this winter jumped an indoor personal-best 13-0. She has set the Pennsylvania outdoor (13-6, tied for the No. 7 spot all-time in the event in U. S. history) and indoor vault records. As a sophomore in 2004, she won the State title (13-0), the Penn Relays (12-7 ½) and her best mark that season of 13-2 was No. 3 on the U. S. high school chart (at the time, tied for 10th all-time). Her sister, Courtney, is a sophomore vaulter at Princeton.

Hannah Roeder (Des Moines, IA/Roosevelt HS) - one of the Midwest's top distance runners, she's an Iowa All-State selection at 1500m, winning the State crown in 2005 (4:38.87). Roeder has also run 10:38 for 3000m. As a junior, she placed second (10:14.35) in the 3000m at the Drake Relays. In 2004, Roeder was the individual champion at the State Cross Country

Bailey Schutte (Sherwood, OR/Jesuit HS) - midway through this season, Schutte's top marks have been 4:39 (1500m), 10:09 (3000m), 18:12 (indoor 5000m) and 18:10 (5K cross country). This year, she was the Centennial Invitational champion in the two mile and last season, Schutte was the Metro League champion in the 3K. In cross country, she led Jesuit's cross country team to the Nike Team Nationals in both 2005 and 2004. Individually in cross country, she was third-team All-State as a senior, first-team All-State as a sophomore and second-team All-State as a freshman. Also in cross country, in 2005 Schutte was the Metro League runnerup and in 2003, the Tri Valley League champion.

Teirra Wiliams-Ward (Antioch, CA/James Logan)-Strong hurdler that was 3rd in the State Meet in the 300 hurdles at 41.98 and finished 5th in the 100 hurdles at 14.45…Has also run on relays…
Maris Wisdom, (Clarendon, Jamaica/Southwestern Christian University)-Good sprinter…Wisdom this spring has run top times of 12.10 (100m), 24.73 (200m) and 55.61 (400m). Last season, at the National JC Championships, she was a 400m qualifier and ran on SW Christian's 4X100m relay (second leg, second-place, 46.06) and 4X400m relay (third leg, third-place, 3:48.59… As a senior at Vere Technical HS in 2004 - at the World Juniors, Wisdom ran the second leg on Jamaica's 4X100m relay, that placed third (3:30.37); at the Junior CARIFTA in Hamilton, Bermuda, she finished third (53.94) in the Girls Under 20 400m and at the Penn Relays, Wisdom ran the second leg on Vere's 4X100m relay that won the girls event. 

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL:

EMILY CLEMENTS, 6-0 Outside Hitter, Isidore Newman HS in Metairie, LA…Victim of Hurricane Katrina and is spending her senior year in Houston, Texas at Episcopal HS before hopefully moving back home in January to her area just outside of New Orleans…Rated among top 50 senior prospects by PrepVolleyball.Com…Lefty hitter that can play both the outside hitter and opposite positions…Her club team Cajunland finished 5th over the summer at the 2005 AAU Nationals in Orlando…

MEN'S VOLLEYBALL:

DYLAN BOWERMASTER, 6-6 Outside hitter, Mater Dei HS and lives in Huntington Beach, CA

BRETT COSSAIRT, 6-7 Middle Blocker, Santa Margarita HS in Rancho Santa Margarita…All-CIF selection

THEODORE 'TEDDY' GOETZ, 6-4 Outside Hitter, Valencia HS in Valencia, CA…All-CIF selection…Played on championship team two years ago and runner-up last year with Kevin Ker…

KEVIN KER, 6-0 Setter, Valencia HS in Valencia, CA…Helped set team to CIF title two years ago and runner-up last year…Brother of current UCLA starting Libero Tony Ker…Father Walt was former CSUN coach and helps coach him on his club team…All-CIF selection

KENT KRAUSHAAR, 6-6 Outside Hitter, Woodbridge HS in Irvine, CA…Consensus #1 recruit in the nation…Starter for USA Jr. Team last summer…His brother Kris just completed four years on the UCLA volleyball team, starting in the NCAA finals last year…All-CIF

SAM KRIDL, 6-8 Middle Blocker, Homestead HS and lives in Los Altos, CA…All-CIF in Northern California…

GARRETT MUAGUTUTIA, 6-5 Outside Hitter, Francis Parker HS and lives in Oceanside, CA…Outstanding basketball and volleyball player, who will concentrate on volleyball at UCLA…All-CIF selection…Made the San Diego Union-Tribune All-Volleyball Team…

MEN'S WATER POLO:

Clay Jorth, Costa Mesa, Calif./Newport Harbor HS, 6-1, Driver/Defender  First-Team California-Hawaii All-American selection... 2005 Daily Pilot Boys' Water Polo Player of the Year... A First-Team All Orange County selection in 2005... Member of the Team USA water polo team in the Junior World Championships... All-CIF Division I first-team selection... Posted 60 goals, 47 assists, and 40 steals as a junior... Totaled 56 goals, 32 assists, and 36 steals as a sophomore.

Kevin Kuga, Goleta, CA/Dos Pueblos HS, 6-0 Driver…All-CIF selection in both water polo and swimming…Won CIF sprint titles in 50 and 100 freestyle…Won almost every sprint in high school for the ball at the start of each period…Top student…

Jacob Murphy, Corona Del Mar, Calif./Corona Del Mar HS 6-3, Driver/Defender…A Second-Team All Orange County selection in 2005... Scored 88 goals and totaled 38 steals as a junior... Posted 42 goals, which was second on the team, in 2004... 2004 Second-Team All-League honoree... Third-Team All-CIF in 2004... Named Most Improved Player by team in 2003... Fifth-Team California-Hawaii All-American selection.

Kevin Schmidt, San Jose, Calif./Bellarmine College Preparatory
6-7, Left-Hander...Two-Time First-Team All-CIF Central Coast Selection (2004-05)... Posted 85 goals in 2005, including three goals in the Central Coast Section 2005 Championship over Live Oak... Led the team in steals... First-Team selection by the San Jose Mercury News... Third-Team California-Hawaii All-American selection... Also plays high school basketball.

Tyler Smith, Los Altos, Calif./Los Altos HS 6-5, Utility…Two-Time All-CIF Northern California Selection... Two-Time First-Team All-CIF Central Coast Selection (2004-05)... Was the first position player chosen as a First-Team selection by the San Jose Mercury News... Member of the USA Under-20 National Team... Teammate of Clay Jorth on the USA Junior National Team... Played 21 games with the Junior Team and scored 70 goals, with 29 assists and 27 steals... Scored 109 goals in 23 games as a junior... Second-Team California-Hawaii All-American selection.


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