2012-13 Winter All-Met

Girls' Track & Field

Caroline Alcorta

West Springfield / Jr.

Won 3,200 title at Va. AAA state meet in 10:34.67. Followed with fourth-place finish in two-mile at indoor nationals (10:23.77).

Sophie Chase

Lake Braddock / Sr.

Four-time indoor All-Met set Va. Northern Region meet record in 1,600 (4:51.30). Anchored 3,200 relay win at state meet.

Jewel Christian

Woodbridge / Jr.

Finished third in 500 at Va. AAA meet with nation’s fifth-fastest time of season (1:14.84). Won event at Northwest Region meet.

London Freeland

Dunbar / Jr.

Versatile performer took four running events at DCIAA meet. Won 500 at Montgomery Invite in personal-best 1:15.53.

Christine London

Howard / Sr.

Posted area’s best time in winning 55 hurdles at Md. 3A state meet (7.98). Won Howard County titles in 55 hurdles, 55 and 300.

Katie Roche

Lake Braddock / Jr.

Captured 1,000 title at Va. AAA state meet in nation’s fourth-best time (2:52.84). Also won event at Northern Region meet.

Brielyn Rogers

McNamara / Sr.

Finished fifth in triple jump at indoor nationals with season-best (39-6.5). Also strong in long jump. Will compete at Tennessee.

Gwen Shaw

Wootton / Sr.

Louisville recruit took Md. 4A titles in 300 and 55 hurdles and second in 55. Won all three events at Montgomery County meet.

Antonella Taylor

Bowie / Sr.

Repeat All-Met followed a runner-up shot-put finish at Md. 4A meet with silver at indoor nationals with an area-best heave (46-6.75).

Mercedes Tillman

North Point / Sr.

Blazed to 55 title at Md. 4A meet in 7.20. Also ran personal-best 39.96 in 300 to place second. Won both at 4A East meet.

Anna Williams

Edison / Sr.

Columbia recruit won triple jump gold at Va. AAA Northern Region and state meets. Finished third at indoor nationals (40-9.5).

Coach of the Year: Desmond Dunham

Wilson

A longtime area coach, Dunham arrived at the Northwest Washington public school for cross-country season and has made an immediate impact. The Tigers used a balanced lineup to capture their first DCIAA indoor track title in 10 years, ending Dunbar's seven-year winning streak. All 20 Wilson athletes scored in a narrow victory at the inaugural DCSAA state meet.