Kristen NicoliniAnnapolisIndoor trackNicolini successfully...

METRO ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

March 14, 1995

Kristen Nicolini

Annapolis

Indoor track

Nicolini successfully defended her title in the mile run at the National Scholastic Championships in Syracuse, N.Y., with a time of 4:51.99. Her time is the second fastest in the nation this season and the fourth fastest in meet history.

Kristen Riismandel

Wilde Lake

Basketball

Riismandel, a 5-foot-5 senior point guard, led Wilde Lake to the state 1A championship. In two games, she totaled 27 points, seven rebounds, nine assists and eight steals in victories over Pocomoke (64-47) in the semifinals and Southern of Garrett (56-46) in the final.

Marvis Thornton

Dunbar

Basketball

Thornton, a 6-foot-5 senior forward, led Dunbar to its third consecutive state championship. In two games, he totaled 58 points, 29 rebounds and six assists in victories over Edgewood (80-55) on Friday and Oakland Mills (100-58) on Saturday for the 2A championship.

Note: Athlete of the Week nominations can be made Sundays between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. at (410) 332-6200 or 1-800-829-8000, extension 6200. At the end of the school year, each player chosen as an Athlete of the Week will be invited to a luncheon, where one male and one female Athlete of the Year will be chosen.

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