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1998 All-Met Boys Spring Soccer Team

Thursday, June 4, 1998; Page J10

  • Player of the Year
  • Coach of the Year
  • Honorable Mention

  • First Team
  • Second Team
  • Selection Process

    Tommy Adams

    — Va. AAA Northwestern Region Player of the Year.
    — 65 career goals.
    — Will play for Hampton University.

    Ted Pease

    — Led 15-1-3 Virginia AAA Liberty District champions to berth in Northern Region semifinals.
    — Won 300th career game this season. In 26 seasons, his teams are 304-79-22.


    Pos. Player School Class

    F Marc Theriault Chantilly Sr.

    Highlights: A lethal scorer inside the penalty area;
    totaled 62 goals 45 assists in four-year career.

    F Abe Thompson W.T. Woodson Soph.

    Highlights: Fast striker led Cavaliers to Virginia AAA state
    semifinals. Had 24 goals, 8 assists.

    F Chris Waltz Osbourn Sr.

    Highlights: Repeat All-Met who can score heads for
    Radford next year after 80 career goals.

    MF Chris Carrieri North Stafford Sr.

    Highlights: Repeat All-Met. Fierce competitor had 23 goals,
    8 assists for the Wolverines and will attend North Carolina.

    MF Julio Echevarria McLean Sr.

    Highlights: Versatile player for the Liberty District
    champions had 9 goals, 3 assists while filling a variety of roles.

    MF Jeff Kinney Robinson Sr.

    Highlights: Technically sound and tactically smart, had 4 goals, 9 assists.

    MF A.J. Ogilvie West Springfield Sr.

    Highlights: Patient midfielder and captain for Virginia
    AAA state semifinalists. Had 5 goals, 5 assists. Will play at Loyola
    (Balt.) next year.

    D Rob Overton South Lakes Jr.

    Highlights: Physically dominant defender with sharp ball skills.

    D B.I. Harper Hayfield Sr.

    Highlights: A gutsy leader and a composed distributor; had
    12 goals, 10 assists as a four-year starter.

    D Michael Zakrzewski Herndon Sr.

    Highlights: Scored key goals in leading Hornets to
    Concorde District title.

    GK Clark Mercer T.C. Williams Sr.

    Highlights: Set new school shutout record with 10 this season.
    Second team All-Met punter in football. Will punt for Yale next year.


    Pos. Player                  School                  Class

    F Kofi Acheampong T.C. Williams Sr.

    F Alan Golden Wakefield Sr.

    F Damian Murray Mount Vernon Jr.

    F Luis Portillo Hylton Jr.

    M John Colton W. Springfield Sr.

    M Eric Garcia Brooke Point Sr.

    M Michael Nissini-Sabat Chancellor Jr.

    D Tony Nicholson Chantilly Sr.

    D David Stokes Hylton Soph.

    D Ashley Sharp Jefferson Sr.

    D Brett Riding W.T. Woodson Sr.

    GK Josh Kovelenko Oakton Sr.


    FORWARDS: C.J. Gajan, King George; Clarence Goodson, Annandale; Jae Hoh, Oakton; David Ross, Fauquier; Vital Lizama, Yorktown; Pepe Maldonado, Edison; Marshall Morgan, Spotsylvania; Johnny Riley, Mount Vernon; Kevin VanLear, James Monroe.

    MIDFIELDERS: Michael Barrett, James Monroe; Jason Benderoth, Gar-Field; Rob Collier, Lee; Mark Connolly, Fauquier; Juan Cornejo, George Mason; Eric Garcia, Brooke Point; Brendan Mayer, W.T. Woodson; Andy Plum, Brentsville; Reggie Rivers, Robinson; Kazuto Sassa, Langley; Adam Trost, Lake Braddock; Matt Wilson, Osbourn Park; Josh Whitam, Woodbridge.

    DEFENDERS: Brett Colton, West Springfield; Zack Gottleib, Fairfax; Kavic Henderson, Osbourn Park; Peter Kebis, Lake Braddock; Curt Nottingham, Robinson; Brian Ramsey, Madison; Rob Segaar, Annandale.

    GOALKEEPERS: Pierre Futts, Wakefield; Josh Morrison, Langley; Ever Rivera, Herndon; Matthew Roach,



    Coaches of Washington metropolitan area schools whose teams play soccer in spring were invited to submit All-Met nominations. Selections were made by Washington Post scholastic staff members Will Kuhns (boys) and Bryan Tucker (girls). Photographs by The Post's Gerald Martineau. The teams were photographed on the grounds of Fairfax City Hall, which was dedicated in 1962.

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