RISE National Athletes of the Week

Updated: January 22, 2009, 5:17 PM ET

Stephen Saenz, an indoor track standout from Rio Grande High School (Texas), and Meghan Gibbons, a girls soccer player from The Woodlands High School (Texas), have been selected as the ESPN RISE National Boys and Girls Athletes of the Week.

Saenz, a senior and one of at least a trio of athletes nationwide who are making the boys shot put one of the best in all of track and field this year, took the U.S. lead with a thunderous throw at the Carl Lewis Invitational in Houston. His put ...

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