Hannah plays lax to the max. She was named MVP of her middle school’s lacrosse team last season after scoring 18 goals in 11 games and leading the squad to an undefeated record. Hannah was also the MVP of her middle school’s volleyball team and started at shooting guard for the varsity basketball team. But “lacrosse has definitely been my favorite,” she says. “I like how it’s a rising sport. It’s just so much fun.”
Jenna has yet to lose a 1,600-meter race. In June, she ran a personal-best time in the event (5:45) at the Kansas State Hershey’s Track & Field Games. Last season, she led her basketball team in scoring (12 points per game). Jenna is also an honor-roll student and has participated on her school’s quiz bowl team.
When Liam has a racket in his hand, look out. This season, U.S. Squash named him the Washington, D.C.–area MVP in the boys’ under-11 age group. In tennis, Liam was undefeated in the Mid-Atlantic region in his age group and won five tournaments in 2009. In June, he traveled to China where he finished second in a 12-and-under invitational tournament.
In July, Alexander won three gold medals at the AAU Junior Olympics in the 8- to 9-year-old age group. He set world records for his age in the squat (137.79 pounds), the deadlift (160.94 pounds), and total weight (370.37 pounds). He also won titles in the Anti-Drug Athletes United National Championships in 2008 and ’09.