GK Jessie Ferrari
W.T. Woodson / Sr.
Virginia recruit led a young defense to 11 shutouts (five in the playoffs) and second straight state berth.
D Autumn Berry
Forest Park / Jr.
Akron recruit and strong defender was the anchor of a Cardinal District champion that had nine shutouts.
D Erin Brady
Broad Run / Sr.
James Madison signee is a versatile player with a knack for winning: three AA titles, and a AAA tourney berth this season.
D Caroline Gray
McLean / Sr.
South Carolina signee drew the toughest defensive duties for the Liberty District winner and 2011 AAA champs.
MF Olivia Colella
Chantilly / Sr.
Longwood signee and Concorde District co-player of the year led team to district title and four wins over ranked teams.
MF Meghan Cox
Lee / Jr.
James Madison recruit is a physical player who saw time at nearly every position, including goalie, for region quarterfinalists.
MF Alex Myers
Centreville / Jr.
South Florida recruit is among the area’s most skilled players with the ball. Notched seven goals and four assists.
F Ashley Herndon
Stone Bridge / Jr.
Repeat All-Met selection set a school record for career goals with 77. She will play for James Madison. VIDEO
F Annah Lindberg
Forest Park / So.
Northwest Region player of the year is a skilled attacker and among the area’s leading scorers (school-record 29 goals).
F Barbara Platenberg
Robinson / Sr.
William & Mary signee finished with 12 goals and 12 assists for the Rams, who had one of the state’s toughest schedules.
F Sharon Wojcik
Lake Braddock / Sr.
N.C. State recruit and Northern Region player of the year guided team to a Patriot District title with 17 goals and 6 assists.
Coach of the year: Kevin Hilton
In his fifth year, Hilton has turned the Haymarket school into one of the area's most consistent programs. The Bobcats claimed their second straight AAA Northwest Region title and third state tournament berth in five seasons. Led Bobcats to the state title game in 2008, his first season, and the semifinals in 2011. His coaching record at the school is 85-16-7.
Player bios by James Wagner - The Washington Post. Photos by Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post.
Published June 10, 2012.