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FACES IN THE CROWD
June 12, 1995
Dod Wales CINCINNATI Dod, 18, won eight gold medals at the YMCA national swimming and diving championships, leading his team, M.E. Lyons YMCA, to its fourth consecutive title. He finished first in the 100-and 200-meter freestyles and the 100 butterfly and swam on five victorious relay teams.
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June 12, 1995

Faces In The Crowd

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Dod Wales
CINCINNATI
Dod, 18, won eight gold medals at the YMCA national swimming and diving championships, leading his team, M.E. Lyons YMCA, to its fourth consecutive title. He finished first in the 100-and 200-meter freestyles and the 100 butterfly and swam on five victorious relay teams.

Ryan Tack
LAS VEGAS
Ryan, a senior pitcher at Durango High, tied a national high school record with 16 runs batted in during the Trailblazers' 30-2 win over Clark High, going 6 for 7 with four home runs. He also hurled a four-hitter with 11 strikeouts in the victory. Ryan finished the season with a 5-0 record.

Antonio Tarver
ORLANDO
Tarver, 26, won the U.S.'s only gold medal at the boxing world championships by defeating Cuba's Diosvany Vega 7-3 for the 178-pound light heavyweight title. Tarver had previously been victorious at the U.S. championships and the Pan Am Games.

Ivy Miller
GREELEY, COLO.
Ivy, a Greeley West High senior, became the state's alltime leading scorer in girls' soccer, finishing her career with 142 goals. She also set a state single-season record with 45 goals in her sophomore year and ended high school as a four-time Weld County player of the year and a three-time all-state selection.

Kenneth Evans Jr.
PINE BLUFF, ARK.
Kenneth, a sophomore at Pine Bluff High, triumphed in the high jump at the state's Meet of Champions by clearing 6'10". At the Class AAAA meet he won the state title with a leap of 6'8". Kenneth also holds the national high jump record for 15-year-olds at 7'2".

Dustin Friedman
OWINGS MILLS, MD.
Dustin, a Pikesville Middle School eighth-grader, won the Easter Bowl junior tennis title for 14-and-under boys. The U.S.'s top-ranked player in this age group, he also won the NationsBank crown and is his age group's only undefeated player at national tournaments in 1995.

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