Toni JeffersonWestern, trackThe Doves senior won four gold...

Athletes of the Week

May 19, 1999

Toni Jefferson

Western, track

The Doves senior won four gold medals at the Baltimore City Track and Field Championships. In the 100-meter dash, Jefferson ran 11.8 seconds, tying her own city record. She also won the 200 (24.8) and the long jump (18-3) in personal bests for this season, and she anchored the Doves' 800 relay team, which also ran its best time this season. A two-time All-Metro track performer and two-time All-City/County indoor track selection, Jefferson has signed with Maryland.

Damien Davis

Gilman, lacrosse

The Princeton-bound senior defenseman combined for 12 strip-checks, 10 ground balls, eight running clears, four hits and an assist in an overtime win over Boys' Latin and an overtime loss to McDonogh. Behind the 6-foot-2, 205-pound Davis, Gilman limited both opponents to a combined four goals in 15 extra-man situations. Despite battling a flu-like illness against McDonogh, Davis also worked the wings on faceoffs. He has 106 take-aways, 85 ground balls, 47 clears and 11 hits this season.

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, Ext. 6200. At the end of the school year, one male and one female Athlete of the Year will be chosen.

Pub Date: 5/19/99

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