Field Hockey

Front row (left to right): Brittany Bates, Bethesda-Chevy Chase; Ashley Peck, W.T. Woodson; Ashley McCulloch, W.T. Woodson; Coach Amy Wood, Bethesda-Chevy Chase; Sara Eaton, National Cathedral; Brittany Jacobs, Frederick; Katie Turner, Severna Park. Back Row (left to right): Jennifer Holden, St. Stephen's/SA; Irene Jorden, South River; Mary Veith, Georgetown Visitation; Katie Moran, Oakton; Katie Monaghan, Spalding; Abbi Horn, Severna Park. (Jonathan Newton - The Washington Post)

Player of the Year   Coach of the Year   First Team   Second Team   Honorable Mention
Final Rankings

Player of the Year

F Abbi Horn, Severna Park, Sr.
The Anne Arundel county player of the year and repeat All-Met finished with 18 goals and 24 assists to give her two-year scoring totals of 35 goals and 35 assists. Her outstanding field vision helped the Falcons set back-to-back team records for goals in a season. Severna Park scored 123 times this season and reached the Maryland 3A final on a 19-game winning streak. Horn will play for Cornell.

Coach of the Year

Amy Wood, Bethesda-Chevy Chase
During her 12 seasons with the Barons, Wood has compiled a 181-17-7 record and coached in 11 straight Maryland state title games. This season B-CC (14-4) shook off a slow start and won its 13th state title by beating previously undefeated Severna Park on a dramatic goal in double overtime-avenging a 4-1 loss to the Falcons in the season's second game. Wood was also named All-Met Coach of the Year in 1994.

First Team

GK Irene Jorden, South River, Sr.
Using outstanding reflexes and composure, the all-Anne Arundel County selection had nine shutouts, including a 16-save effort in the Maryland 4A title game against Whitman.

D Katie Monaghan, Spalding, Sr.
The IAAM A conference all-star combined solid stickwork with a powerful shot to score eight goals with four assists. Helped the Cavaliers reach their second straight conference title game. Will play lacrosse for Boston College.

D Katie Moran, Oakton, Jr.
A game-changing player who could excel anywhere on the field. All-Northern Region pick scored a momentum-swinging goal against Jefferson that helped the Cougars win the Virginia AAA Concorde District title.

D Katie Turner, Severna Park, Sr.
A controlling presence on defense for the Maryland 3A runner-up Falcons. Excellent speed and a good drive helped the all-Anne Arundel County selection lead a defense that allowed seven goals all season.

MF Jennifer Holden, St. Stephen's/SA, Sr.
Repeat All-Met and all-ISL selection has outstanding speed and field awareness. Had six goals and three assists in leading the Saints to their fourth straight league title. Will play lacrosse for Virginia.

MF Brittany Jacobs, Frederick, Sr.
County's top midfielder was moved back from forward to become the focus of the Cadets' attack. New Hampshire recruit had six goals (two game-winners) and 10 assists as Frederick won the MVAL Chesapeake and the county title.

MF Ashley McCulloch, W.T. Woodson, Sr.
Used an explosive drive toward the goal to score nine goals and add six assists. Led the Cavaliers to their third straight Virginia AAA Northern Region title; named region player of the year. Will play lacrosse for Virginia.

MF Mary Veith, Georgetown Visitation, Sr.
One of the area's toughest midfielders to defend. A second-team All-Met last season, the three-time all-ISL selection led the Cubs with 10 goals and four assists. Will play lacrosse for Notre Dame.

F Brittany Bates, Bethesda-CC, Sr.
Blazing speed down the right side and a good scoring touch helped the all-state selection lead the Maryland 3A champion with 12 goals and 11 assists despite playing the final five games with a broken finger.

F Sara Eaton, National Cathedral, Sr.
One of the top stick-handling forwards in the area was a second-team All-Met last season and is a three-time all-ISL selection. Finished the season with 11 goals and 12 assists. Will play for Brown.

F Ashley Peck, W.T. Woodson, Sr.
The all-Virginia AAA Northern Region selection finished her career as the Cavaliers' all-time leading scorer with 46 goals in three seasons. Scored 21 this season to help W.T. Woodson reach its third straight state tournament.

Second Team
GK Dee Crovo, Severna Park, Sr.
D Ashley Cybulski, Madison, Sr.
D Lauren Elstein, Stafford, Jr.
D Tasha Klares, Patuxent, Jr.
MF Jenn Cochran, Glenelg, Sr.
MF Katie Broaddus, Centreville, Sr.
MF Brittany Kayton, Bethesda-CC, Sr.
MF Ellen O'Brien, Whitman, Sr.
F Tara Gardner, Severna Park, Jr.
F Jill Hodges, South River, Jr.
F Ruth Isenstadt, Jefferson, Jr.
F Amanda Yanulevich, Glenelg, Sr.

Honorable Mention
Goalkeepers: Sammi Ashwell, Madison, Sr.; Janelle Barth, W.T. Woodson, Jr.; Lolly Cunningham, Potomac School, Sr.; Lauren Douthat, Chantilly, Sr.; Emily Hewitt; St. Stephen's/St. Agnes, Sr.; Jobi Manson, Severn, Sr.; Christina Schwiezer, Mount Hebron, Sr.; Jennifer Thorn, Calvert, Sr.

Defenders: Carly Barron, Glenelg, Sr.; Libby Cannon, Severna Park, Sr.; Carter Foote, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes; Lizl Gericke, W.T. Woodson, Jr.; Allie Heon, Jefferson, Soph.; Betsy Lampo, Great Mills, Sr.; Amanda Langley, Long Reach, Sr.; Jodi Mann, Centreville, Sr.; Louisa Powell, Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Sr.; Sarah Reynolds, Holton-Arms, Sr.; Katie Stranix, Georgetown Visitation; Mercedes Tully, Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Jr.; Rebecca Wodatch, Falls Church, Sr.

Midfielders: Leslie Cabe, Lake Braddock, Jr.; Lara Cariker, Chancellor, Soph.; Stewi Downer, Oakton, Sr.; Emily Ellenberger, Quince Orchard, Soph.; Tory Federwisch, Forest Park, Sr.; Christine Frampus; Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Sr.; Kim Kral, Severna Park, Sr.; Ariel Leon, Whitman, Jr.; Simmy Martin, National Cathedral, Sr.; Jamie Morningstar, Poolesville, Sr.; Kelley Quinn, Courtland, Sr.; Rachel Schexnayder, Blake, Jr.; Shannon Strain, Mount Vernon, Sr.; Rebecca Sullivan, Stafford, Jr.

Forwards: Alicia Billings, Georgetown Visitation, Sr.; Terri Coover, Glenelg, Sr.; Anne Gehring, Stafford, Sr.; Megan Harvey, Patuxent, Sr.; Katie Latonick, Spalding, Sr.; Shannon Long, South River, Sr.; Amy Novak, Annandale, Jr.; Whitney Parker, Oakton, Sr.; Jessie Robbins, Madison, Jr.; Tara Rupard, La Plata, Sr.; Sarah Russell, Chopticon, Sr.; Lindsay Shacklette, Stafford, Jr.; Erica Sheldon, Chesapeake, Sr.; Shay Smith, Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Soph.; Kendall Stone, Jefferson, Sr.; Emily Tiernan, Holton-Arms, Jr.; Monica Wynn, Calvert, Sr.

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