Men's Basketball

From Woodbridge, Va. Born Aug. 6, 1965. 7-foot-1, 226-pound center. The Navy center was the NCAA Player of the Year in 1987. The first Division I player to score 2,500 points, grab 1,300 rebounds and shoot better than 60 percent from the field. Taken by the San Antonio Spurs as the first player selected in the 1987 National Basketball Association draft. The all-time NCAA leader in blocked shots for career (516), season (207) and game (14). Only one team (Louisville) blocked more shots than Robinson in 1985-86. Holds or shares 33 Navy records. Member of 1987 Pan American Games basketball team. Graduated with a bachelor's degree in mathematics at Navy.


Men's Basketball

From Washington. Born Nov. 29, 1967. 6-foot-0, 149-pound guard. Will be a senior at Georgetown this fall. Led the Hoyas in scoring (15.7 points per game) and steals (2.36 per game). Twice named Big East Player of the Week. Hit buzzer-beating, game-winning three-pointer to beat Louisiana State in the first round of the NCAA tournament in March. Played in Australia with other Big East all-stars last summer. Attended All Saints High School in the District.


Women's Basketball From Martinsburg, W. Va. Born Oct. 4, 1967. 6-foot-3, 175-pound forward. Will be a senior at Maryland in the fall. First-team all-Atlantic Coast Conference selection last season. Averaged 18.2 points and 9.5 rebounds for the Terrapins. Was all-ACC second team as a sophomore. Scored 33 points in last year's NCAA tournament against Ohio State and led the Terrapins to the final eight before they lost to Auburn. Is 10th on the Terrapins' all-time scoring list (1,242) and fifth on their all-time rebounding list (681).


Boxing From Cheverly. Born April 8, 1964. Fights at 178. Currently stationed in Fort Carson, Colo. Predicted by Sports Illustrated to win a gold medal at 178. Light heavyweight. Defeated Olympic Trials champion Alfred Cole twice at the July Box-Offs to earn a spot on the team. Was the 1987 and 1988 amateur light heavyweight champion. Won a bronze medal in the 1987 Pan American Games. Was the 1987 U.S. Army and U.S. Armed Forces champion. Only began boxing in 1985.


Canoe/Kayak From Rockville. Born Dec. 23, 1964. Men's kayak. A member of the 1984 U.S. Olympic team. Won two gold medals in the 1987 Pan American Games. Won the K-1, 500 meters and the K-2, 1,000 meters (with Greg Barton, also on the '88 Olympic squad). Won five medals at the 1987 U.S. Canoe and Kayak National Championships.


Canoe/Kayak From Ridge, Md. Born April 1, 1958. Men's canoe. A member of the 1984 U.S. Olympic team. Finished seventh in the C-1, 1,000-meter race in Los Angeles. Won four gold medals at the 1987 U.S. Canoe and Kayak National Championships. Won a gold medal in the C-1, 1,000-meter race at the 1987 Pan American Games.


Canoe/Kayak From Falls Church. Born March 31, 1957 in Budapest. Men's canoe. Currently enrolled at George Mason University and majoring in electrical engineering. Won the C-1, 10,000-meter race at the 1987 U.S. Canoe and Kayak National Championships.


Canoe/Kayak From Crownsville. Md. Born Sept. 11, 1959. Women's kayak. A member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic team. Was on the 1987 European Elite Tour, where she finished seventh in the K-1, 500 meters and third in the K-4, 500 meters. Graduated from the University of Maryland in 1987.


Equestrian From Hillsboro, Va. Born July 27, 1957. Riding Albany II. The pair won the open intermediate division at Ships Quarters and were second in the open intermediate at the Middleburg Horse Trials in 1986.


Equestrian From Upperville, Va. Was a last-minute addition to the U.S. team in the three-day event. She was moved up from first alternate after Karen Stives withdrew because her horse was not able to compete. Has been riding in top-level three-day events since 1979. On The Optimist, the horse she will ride in the Olympics, she has placed in events in Sweden, the Netherlands and Poland, as well as in Florida, Pennsylvania and Kentucky in this country.


Field hockey From Norristown, Pa. An assistant coach at the University of Maryland. The starting center forward on the team. A member of the U.S. National Team since 1983. An alternate on the 1984 Olympic team. Played on three national championship teams at Old Dominion. Was an all-America each of her four years. Won the 1985 Broderick Award and was named the outstanding athlete at Old Dominion her senior year.


Gymnastics From Reston. Born May 23, 1964. Tied for sixth all-around at the McDonald's U.S. Gymnastics Championships in July. In 1985, was the NCAA champion in the all-around, horizontal bar and floor exercise for Nebraska. Placed fourth overall at the 1986 NCAA Championships. Began gymnastics in 1974. Competed in the World University Games in 1985 and 1987.


Team handball From Alexandria. Born Oct. 7, 1959. Plays left back. Was captain of the 1985 World University Games team. Lettered in basketball at Ohio State for four years. Brother Anthony, was a member of the U.S. National Team in 1983-84.


Modern pentathalon/Fencing From Damascus. Born May 9, 1960. Became the 35th U.S. athlete to qualify for two teams in the same Olympics. Fencing team officials first said he would not be allowed to compete because he would be too tired, then relented. Finished fourth at the 1988 U.S. modern pentathalon trials. Was an alternate for modern pentathalon in 1984. Won silver medal in team epee competition in 1987 Pan American Games.


Soccer From Germantown. Born Jan. 25, 1966. Scored 20 goals to lead Clemson to NCAA title in 1987. Won the 1987 Hermann Award, given to the best collegiate soccer player in the nation. Was first Clemson player in Atlantic Coast Conference history to have 40 goals and 40 assists in career. Represented the U.S. at the World University Games in 1987.


Soccer From Columbia, Md. A 6-foot-0, 175-pound defenseman. Played for Maryland from 1982-85. A three-time all-Atlantic Coast Conference selection. A three-time participant in the Olympic Sports Festival. The third player drafted in the 1986 Major Indoor Soccer League draft by the Cleveland Force.


Soccer From Annandale. Plays midfield. 5-foot-9, 170 pounds. Played for Indiana from 1982-85. Major Indoor Soccer League's Rookie of the Year for the Cleveland Force in 1986. Was a second-team all-America at Indiana in 1982 and a third-teamer in 1984 and 1985. Was a Midwest all-region selection each of his four seasons. A member of the 1982 and 1983 Hoosier national championship teams. Third Hoosier soccer player to make the Olympic team. Angelo DiBernardo (1980, 1984) and Gregg Thompson (1984) were the other two.


Swimming From Potomac. Born April 18, 1965. Won the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:01.70 at the swimming trials to qualify for the Olympics. Currently ranked fifth in the world in the 200 backstroke and 18th in the 100 backstroke. Graduated from Princeton in 1987. Won first national title at the 1984 USS Championships. An honors graduate at Princeton. Missed the 1984 Olympic Team by .88 of a second. A graduate of Churchill High School.


Swimming From Potomac. Competing in the 200 breaststroke. Predicted by Sports Illustrated to win a silver in that event. Will be a sophomore at Michigan in the fall. A graduate of Churchill High School. Set U.S. record in 200 breaststroke (2:13.74) at the Olympic Trials in August. The time was the second fastest 200 ever. Until trials, had only the 64th best 200 breaststroke time ever. A member of Rockville's Curl Swim Club. An All-Met swimmer twice. Won the 200 breaststroke at the National Short Course Championships in 1987. Won a silver in the same event at the 1987 Pan American Games. Grew up five houses away from Dan Veatch in Potomac.


Table tennis From McLean. Born July 31, 1967. Will compete in men's singles. Currently the U.S. men's national champion. In his fifth year on the U.S. national team. Won silver medals at the 1987 Pan American Games in team competition, singles and mixed doubles. Was a gold and bronze medalist at the 1983 Pan Am Games. Won three gold medals at the 1987 Olympic Festival. Also won golds at the 1983, 1985 and 1986 Festivals.


Weightlifting From Vienna. Born Aug. 25, 1961. Will compete at 90 kg. A member of the 1984 Olympic team. Placed seventh in those games with a lift of 315.0 in the 82.5 kg class. Won the National Championship at 82.5 kg in 1981 and 1985, and placed second in 1986 and 1987. A George Mason graduate.

SHARON JEWELL Taekwondo From Washington. Born April 26, 1960. The U.S. middleweight champion from 1983-86. Took the middleweight silver in the 1985 World Championships and a bronze in 1983. third in the 1986 Pan American Championships and first in 1984. A four-time collegiate all-America. Along with team members Love and Holloway, studied taekwondo at Howard University under Dong Ja Yang. Was a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference-champion hurdler at Howard.

LYNETTE LOVE Taekwondo From Oxon Hill. Born Sept. 21, 1957. Won heavyweight world championship in 1985 and 1987. Finished second in 1983. Has been U.S. national heavyweight champion for nine years. Streak is longest for females in taekwondo competition. Was National AAU's Taekwondo Union Athlete of the Year in 1983. A graduate of Wayne State University in Ohio.

DEBRA HOLLOWAY Taekwondo From Oxon Hill. Born Jan. 23, 1955. A seven-time U.S. bantamweight champion (1975-77, 1981, 1985-87). A mother of three. Named USOC Women's Athlete of the Year in taekwondo in 1985. Plans a coaching career when her competitive days are over. Husband was a senior black belt in taekwondo.

ABDI BILE Track and field From Somalia. A member of the Somalian National Team until a stress fracture of the left tibia forced him out this week. A senior at George Mason. A two-time NCAA 1,500 meter champion. Ran the fastest mile ever by a collegian (3:55.77) at the Eastman Invitational in 1986. Was a dedicated soccer player as a youth and did not begin running until he was 18. Disqualified from the 1,500 in the 1984 Olympics after he was accused of cutting off another runner. Won the 1,500 at the World Track and Field championships in September 1987. The win gave Somalia its first gold medal in either the Olympics or in the world championships.


Yachting From Annapolis. Born March 18, 1959. An alternate on the team at this time. Won the women's 470 championship at the world championships in Brazil in 1988. Won the U.S. national title in 1987. Currently enrolled at George Washington in a graduate program in finance. Graduated from Pennsylvania in 1980 with a bachelor's degree in history.