Girls' Soccer

Front (left to right): Erica Wright, Whitman; Rachel Fry, South River; Kate Hudson, River Hill; Hayley Siegel, Centennial; Emily Forline, Bethesda-Chevy Chase; Samantha Young, Severna Park. Back: Nicole Brown, Spalding; Laurie Beth Puglisi, O'Connell; Melissa Toulouse, O'Connell; Coach Tony Pykosh, Whitman; Mick Imgram, O'Connell; Amanda Poach, Bowie; Meghan Haspert, Glenelg. (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 Mick Imgram, O'Connell, Sr.
Three-time All-Met and University of Tennessee recruit emerged as the area's most productive player this fall. She posted a school-record 32 goals and 24 assists to lead the top-ranked Knights (20-0) to their third consecutive WCAC title. Team also finished atop the NSCAA national rankings. Imgram, a member of the under-17 U.S. national team pool, finished her career with 78 goals and a school-record 62 assists.

Coach of the Year

Tony Pykosh, Whitman
Third-year coach guided the Vikings (14-4) to their first Maryland 4A title. The Vikings were the only team to defeat Wootton, doing so with a 3-0 victory in the Maryland 4A West quarterfinals. Whitman went on to win its first region title and then the state title, defeating South River, 2-1, in overtime. Pykosh has gone 31-11 in three years at Whitman.

First Team

GK Kate Hudson, River Hill, Sr.
Two-time All-Met had 101 saves and 10 shutouts to lead the Hawks to the Maryland 3A East Region final. Will play for Richmond.

D Nicole Brown, Spalding, Sr.
Sweeper coordinated a defense that allowed 12 goals in 20 games as the Cavaliers posted one of the best records in school history (13-4-3).

D Emily Forline, Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Sr.
Two-time All-Met scored six goals and anchored a defense that allowed six goals and had 10 shutouts in 17 games, en route to the Maryland 3A title. Committed to Dartmouth.

D Melissa Toulouse, O'Connell, Sr.
Led a defense that allowed four goals and shut out 16 of 20 opponents en route to its third consecutive WCAC title. The Massachusetts recruit also had a goal and seven assists.

MF Rachel Fry, South River, Sr.
Scored a team-high 17 goals and added five assists to lead her team to the Maryland 4A championship game.

MF Meghan Haspert, Glenelg, Sr.
Led Howard County with 17 goals to go along with four assists. Finished career with a school-record 36 goals and nine assists.

MF Hayley Siegel, Centennial, Sr.
Three-time All-Met and under-17 U.S. national team player had five goals and eight assists as the Eagles advanced to the Maryland 3A final. Committed to Santa Clara.

F Amanda Poach, Bowie, Sr.
Under-17 U.S. national team player had a team-high 17 goals and 11 assists as Bowie made its first appearance in the state tournament in five seasons. Committed to Santa Clara.

F Laurie Beth Puglisi, O'Connell, Sr.
Four-year starter had 13 goals and eight assists this fall to finish her career with 56 goals and 27 assists. Committed to Virginia Tech.

F Erica Wright, Whitman, Sr.
Scored four game-winning goals in the postseason, but none bigger than the overtime score that gave the Vikings their first state title. Finished with a team-high 11 goals and seven assists.

F Samantha Young, Severna Park, Soph.
Scored 17 goals and added six assists to lead the Falcons to their third consecutive appearance in the Maryland 3A tournament.

Second Team
GK Ariel Baniowski, O'Connell, Sr.
D Mary Ashe, Wootton, Sr.
D Brittany Mitch, St. John's, Sr.
D Sabrina Summers, Middletown, Sr.
MF Melisa Krnjaic, National Cathedral, Soph.
MF Thuy Le, Westlake, Sr.
MF Lauren Sands, Good Counsel, Sr.
F Vicki Anagnostopoulos, Good Counsel, Jr.
F Brittany Berry, Georgetown Visitation, Sr.
F Brooke Brumby, Quince Orchard, Sr.
F Molly Franklin, Tuscarora, Jr.
F Natasha Mann, Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Sr.

Honorable Mention
Goalkeepers: Karen Blocker, Spalding, Fr.; Bliss Hanlon, Whitman, Jr.; Kayleigh Herrick-Reynolds, Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Soph.; Emmy Simpkins, Tuscarora, Fr.

Defenders: Karrah Benson, Seneca Valley, Sr.; Abby Bishop, Urbana, Sr.; Samantha Braun, Glenelg, Sr.; Natasha Davies, Broadneck, Sr.; Erin Hawkins, Bullis, Sr.; Tara McCarron, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sr.; Janelle Neubauer, Good Counsel, Jr.; Danielle Rosanova, Centennial, Jr.; Sara Van Sickle, Northwest, Sr.

Midfielders: Anna Barrett, National Christian, Sr.; Lauren Carrier, Old Mill, Sr.; Megan Delaney, Damascus, Jr.; Chelsea Godbout, Reservoir, Soph.; Sarah Grady, Mount Hebron, Sr.; Nina Firmani, South River, Sr.; Stephani Jones, Calvert, Sr.; Katharine Laco, Whitman, Jr; Courtney Lemmon, Good Counsel, Sr.; Melissa Louriero, Severna Park, Sr.; Hannah Madej, Watkins Mill, Sr.; Amanda Meehan, Tuscarora, Jr.; Jamie Mize, Stone Ridge, Sr.; Erin Myers, Walter Johnson, Sr.; Kerry Philbin, O'Connell, Sr.; Whitney Rhodes, River Hill, Sr.; Meagan Scheffler, Middletown, Jr.; Jessie Wolfe, Damascus, Sr.

Forwards: Liz Carroll, O'Connell, Soph.; Heather Cooke, Leonardtown, Jr.; Jada Daniel, Riverdale Baptist, Jr.; Lia Erculiani, South River, Sr.; Ali Flury, Broadneck, Jr.; Kiley Gilbert, Bullis, Sr.; Rosie Goldberg, Centennial, Sr.; Shavon Knight, Thomas Stone, Sr.; Caitlin Lee, Urbana, Sr.; Kira Mehlert, Stone Ridge, Sr.; Tiffany McCarthy, St. John's, Fr.; Ashley Myrick, Wilde Lake, Sr.; Amanda Paizs, Centennial, Sr.; Jen Ruhe, Urbana, Jr.; Kate Schaeffler, Spalding, Sr; Rachel Sushner, Churchill, Sr.; Andrea Toro, Holy Child, Jr.; Molly Wier, Holy Cross, Sr.; Stephanie Yesnik, National Cathedral, Sr.

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