Athletes Of The Week

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

September 26, 2007

BOYS

Terence Garvin

Loyola, football

Garvin led the top-ranked Dons (4-0) to a 35-14 victory over Fork Union Military Academy, a Virginia prep school powerhouse that has a couple of Division I-bound players and some fifth-year 19-year olds. Garvin, a 6-foot-2, 200-pound junior running back-defensive back, rushed for 164 yards and two touchdowns on 21 attempts. Both of Garvin's touchdown runs - from 2 and 38 yards out - came in the second half. His second score gave the Dons a 28-14 lead with 9:15 left in the game. It answered a Fork Union score that had pulled the visitors within seven points. Garvin, whose four-game season totals are 375 yards and seven touchdowns rushing on 44 carries - 8.5 yards per attempt - credits his offensive line for his success. On defense, Garvin made four tackles and knocked down a pass against Fork Union. He has 13 tackles and the batted pass in four games for the defending tri-champions of the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference.

Others considered: Nick Elko, Arundel, football; David Vaeth, Patapsco, soccer; Terrence West, Northwestern, football; Terrance Wilson, Edmondson, football.

GIRLS

Maddi Lee

River Hill, volleyball

The 6-foot-2 senior outside hitter had 47 kills in two matches last week, as the No. 5 Hawks defeated two of their top Howard County rivals, then-No. 5 Centennial and then-No. 12 Glenelg. In leading the Hawks to their first win since 2001 over defending Class 3A state champion Centennial, Lee had 28 kills in the match. She also contributed nine digs and served 12-for-13. Against Glenelg, a 25-22, 25-20, 25-14 win, Lee had 19 kills and seven digs and served 15-for-18 with six aces. An All-Howard County selection last season, Lee has led the Hawks to a 5-0 start. She averages 6.2 kills per game. Lee, who has committed orally to Maryland, has played volleyball since she was 12 and now plays for the Maryland Juniors Volleyball Club. She has a 3.89 unweighted grade point average and plans to major in science, probably biology.

Others considered: Brooke Griffin, Broadneck, field hockey; Kirsten Kyne, Loch Raven, field hockey; Becky Paynter, River Hill, volleyball.

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