1996 All-Met Boys Cross-Country Team
Thursday, December 5, 1996
RUNNER OF THE YEAR
All-Met Runner of the Year last season.
Undefeated in Northern Region for second consecutive season. Broke own course record en route to winning Northern Region championships at Burke Lake.
Won Va. AAA title for second consecutive year.
COACH OF THE YEAR
Led the Indians to their first Va. AAA state title beating George C. Marshall, 80-115.
Won four major invitationals, including The Festival at Great Meadow.
Won Commonwealth District Championships for the second year.
Placed second in the Northwest Regional meet.
Repeat All-Met. Won second consecutive Washington Catholic Athletic Conference championship. Won the Catholic Invitational held in Norfolk, Va. Plans to attend Stanford.
St. Mary's Ryken
Won Southern Maryland Athletic Conference championship. Placed second at Palotti Invitational. Second in Md. Catholic State meet.
Led the Indians to their first Va. state AAA title by placing fifth in the state. Placed second in the Commonwealth District Championships.
First place at the Liberty District Championships. Second at the UMBC Invitational. Fourth place in the Va. AAA state championship meet.
First-time All-Met. Won The Festival at Great Meadow. Second at Georgetown Prep Invitational. Second in Patriot District and third in Northern Region championships.
Repeat All-Met. Won Bull Run Invitational and Concorde Districtmeets. Second in the Northern Region meet and third at the Va. AAA state meet. Plans to attend the University of Florida.
Won Maryland 4A state and regional championships. Set course record (16:27) at the Hereford Invitational. Led team to first place in 4A West and second in 4A state championships.
BOYS SECOND TEAM
Chris Davis, Woodbridge; David Glynn, Walter Johnson; Patrick Helland, Paul VI; Kevin Hauser, West Springfield; Ben Kaufman, Wilde Lake; Tom Kraft, Marshall; Josh Lampel, Seneca Valley; Thad Minshall, Landon; Justin Palmer, Whitman; Gerard Perminter, Potomac (Va.); Adam Rick, Field School; John Rogers, St. Albans; Mike Spaulding, Lake Braddock; Amleson Teklai, West Potomac; Robert Thayer, Potomac (Va.); Anthony Tolliver, Northwestern; Brian Walsman, Quince Orchard.
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