Back row (left to right): Missy Woodie, Chancellor; Amanda Himmelheber, Severna Park; Hope Battista, South River; Shayna Stearns, Severna Park; Lauren Byrne, Marshall; Nikki McElwee, Broadneck; Terri Towle, Westfield.
Front row: Danielle Girard, Westfield; Emily Ellenberger, Quince Orchard; Micaela O'Toole, St. Stephen's/ St. Agnes; Louise Gericke, W.T. Woodson; Katelyn Randes, Arundel; Kimmy Sullivan, Stafford.
Player of the Year
Coach of the Year
| Player of the Year |
F Emily Ellenberger | Quince Orchard | Sr.
The repeat All-Met saved
her best for when it mattered
most. She scored
three goals in the Maryland
4A West Region final,
scored the winner in overtime
of the state semifinal
and shuffled between offense
and defense in the No.
2 Cougars' state final victory
over South River. She
finished the season with
a team-high 17 goals and
set a school career scoring
record with 61 goals. Will
play for Maryland.
| Coach of the Year |
Terri Towle | Westfield
Towle started the field hockey program in 2000 and guided the
Bulldogs to their first state playoffs this season, finishing 17-6.
Westfield upset 2005 state semifinalist Marshall to clinch a
spot in the playoffs and then upset W.T. Woodson - which had
won three of the last four region titles - to win the Northern
| First Team |
D Missy Woodie | Chancellor | Sr.
The Region I player of the
year scored 16 goals and
dished out 30 assists
for the AA/A Virginia
champions. Will play for
M Amanda Himmelheber | Severna Park | Sr.
The binding force behind
The Post's top-ranked
team, her field sense
helped the Falcons to their
second straight Maryland
3A title. She finished with
nine goals and five assists.
Will play for Maryland.
D Hope Battista | South River | Jr.
The speedy three-year
starter led the team with
five defensive saves. She
played a major role in
South River not allowing
a postseason goal until
the second overtime of
the state final.
D Shayna Stearns | Severna Park | Sr.
The aggressive left-side
the offense and anchored
a unit that allowed five
goals all season. Severna
Park goalies touched the
ball just 62 times in 18
M Lauren Byrne | Marshall | Sr.
The all-Northern Region
pick scored eight goals,
had 14 assists and was
the critical playmaker for
Marshall this season. Will
play for Columbia.
M Nikki McElwee | Broadneck | Sr.
An integral player on every
part of the field, she
finished with three goals
and eight assists, and
buoyed a defense that
yielded just four goals.
F Danielle Girard | Westfield | Sr.
F Danielle Girard | Westfield | Sr.
The feisty Concorde
District player of the
year and all-Northern
Region pick scored seven
goals and had 20 assists
for the Bulldogs, leading
them to their first state
F Micaela O'Toole | St. Stephen's/ St. Agnes | Sr.
Scored 13 goals and
had 10 assists for the
six-time defending Independent
and five-time defending
ISL tournament champs.
G Louise Gericke | W.T. Woodson | Sr.
Considered by some
the best player to come
out of Northern Virginia
in the last 10 years,
Gericke recorded 12
shutouts in 22 games.
Will play for Central
F Katelyn Randes | Arundel | Sr.
Always a threat to score
near the post, she led
Anne Arundel in scoring
with a school-record 27
goals. The three-year
starter also dished out
F Kimmy Sullivan | Stafford | Sr.
player of the year scored
22 goals and had 19
assists for the Virginia
powerhouse, which advanced
to the state AAA
| Second Team |
F Faith Adams, Langley, Jr. |
F Melissa Bierley, South River, Sr.
F Kristen Girouard, Oakton, Sr.
F Amanda Lowery, Stafford, Jr.
F Rachel Stream, Poolesville, Jr.
M Katherine Denkler, St. Stephen's/SA, Sr.
M Kellie Dress, South River, Sr.
M Shay Smith, Bethesda-CC, Sr.
D Chelsy Coil, Foxcroft, Jr.
D Natalie Ellenberger, Quince Orchard, Jr.
G Corinne Manuel, Severna Park, Sr.
| Honorable Mention |
Goalies: Laura Block, Foxcroft, Sr.; Alyssa Cranska, Broadneck,
Sr.; Kelsey Flickinger, Quince Orchard, Sr.; Lauren
Kessler, Springbrook, Sr.; Regan Stark, Osbourn Park,
Sr.; Jennifer Wisniewski, Westfield, Sr.; Stephanie Wisniewski,
Westfield, Sr.; Kara Zimmerman, Arundel, Sr. |
Forwards: Jenna Cinalli, Chancellor, Sr.; Mia Hurrin, St.
Stephen's/St. Agnes, Sr.; Monica Jenkins, Culpeper,
Sr.; Abby Lynch, Spalding, Jr.; Abigail McNair, South
River, Sr.; Ashby Nickerson, Forest Park, Sr.; Sarah
Parks, Centennial, Jr.; Alissa Peterson, Quince Orchard,
Soph.; Mikala Savaides, Lake Braddock, Sr.;
Ashley Stodter, Good Counsel, Sr.; Brigitte Strother,
Broadneck, Jr.; Amy Thompson, Glenelg, Jr.
Defense: Lyndsey Butler, W.T. Woodson, Jr.; Annie Culvahouse,
St. Stephen's/St. Agnes, Sr.; Shannon
Hanratty, Broadneck, Jr.; Allie Heon, Westfi eld, Sr.;
Sarah Masek, Severn, Sr.; Kristina Morris, Mountain
View, Jr.; Lauren Roper, Osbourn Park, Sr.; Tara
White, Edison, Jr.; Brittany Zorn, Severna Park, Sr.
Midfielders: Kristy Blumer, Magruder, Sr.; April Cahill, Bethesda-
CC, Jr.; Lara Cariker, Chancellor, Sr.; Julie Gardner,
Severna Park, Jr.; Katie Germain, Chantilly, Sr.; Julie
Goodwin, Whitman, Sr.; Ashley Kimener, Oakton,
Jr.; Megan McFadden, Notre Dame, Jr.; Kaylee Pohlmeyer,
Severna Park, Jr.; Kaylee Rattie, Poolesville,
Sr.; Krista Silano, Annandale, Sr.