FALL 2006 ALL-MET

Boys' Soccer

All-Mets
Back row (left to right): Eric Cava, Broadneck; Mike Napolitano, Mount Hebron; Brendon McCarron, Arundel; Rodney Wallace, Bullis; Jonathan Werth, DeMatha; Mitch Rubin, Thomas Johnson. Front row: Nirav Kadam, Northwest; Kieran Rice, Gonzaga; Levi Houapeu, Watkins Mill; Will Comiskey, Landon; Cooper Tilton, Magruder; Zach Barnett, Mount Hebron; Fro Adu, Georgetown Prep.

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

 

Player of the Year

MF Rodney Wallace | Bullis | Sr.
The repeat All-Met had his best season despite constantly being the target of opposing backs. His crafty footwork, pinpoint passes and ability to create space made him one of the most exciting players in the area. He scored 21 goals and had seven assists in leading Bullis to a share of the Interstate Athletic Conference championship, its second crown in as many years. Will play for Maryland.



Coach of the Year

Mitch Rubin | Thomas Johnson
In his sixth year at Thomas Johnson, Rubin led the Patriots (17-1-1) to a share of the Maryland 4A championship, the program's first title in its 33-year history. The Patriots, known for their superb set pieces, were unbeaten in their final 18 matches. Rubin has a 129-40-16 record in 11 years of coaching.



First Team

MF Eric Cava | Broadneck | Sr.
The two-time NSCAA all-American led the Bruins to their second straight Maryland 4A East Region title with his superb touch and crafty ball skills. He had seven goals and five assists. Will play for Clemson.

F Mike Napolitano | Mount Hebron | Sr.
Napolitano's brilliant footwork made him one of the area's most dangerous strikers. He had 11 assists and scored 25 goals, including the game-winner late in the Maryland 3A championship.

F Brendon McCarron | Arundel | Sr.
The Anne Arundel County player of the year and all-state striker used a powerful and accurate left foot to score 14 goals and total five assists for the county champions.

MF Jonathan Werth | DeMatha | Sr.
Werth, a first-team all-WCAC selection, was most dangerous on restarts. He was the top player on a Stags team that was not beaten in 67 games and won three conference titles during his tenure. He had 21 assists and 10 goals.

F Nirav Kadam | Northwest | Sr.
One of the most feared strikers among a talented pool in Montgomery County, Kadam's sharp ball skills made him a threat anywhere near the goal. The NSCAA all-American had 12 goals. Will play for UNC Greensboro.

MF Kieran Rice | Gonzaga | Sr.
Rice captained the Eagles to their first Washington Catholic Athletic Conference tournament championship since 2002. The WCAC player of the year and NSCAA all-American scored 23 goals and had 9 assists. Will play for James Madison.

F Levi Houapeu | Watkins Mill | Sr.
Houapeu used his blazing speed and hard shot to pace the Wolverines' up-tempo attack. The allstate selection had 18 goals and eight assists.

G Will Comiskey | Landon | Sr.
Comiskey's agility and quickness helped the Bears win a share of the Interstate Athletic Conference championship. Comiskey surrendered only five goals in 19 games and recorded 13 shutouts.

D Cooper Tilton | Magruder | Sr.
Tilton, a gritty defender, was named NSCAA all-American. He helped the Colonels begin the season with 15 straight wins and claim the Montgomery 4A Central Division championship.

D Zach Barnett | Mount Hebron | Sr.
Barnett's technical skill and vision made him the defensive anchor of Mount Hebron's undefeated Maryland 3A championship team. The Howard County player of the year had one goal and 15 assists. Will play for Pennsylvania.

D Fro Adu | Georgetown Prep | Sr.
Adu was a consummate field general in leading the Little Hoyas to a share of the IAC crown. His leadership and talent consistently elevated his teammates' play. Scored six goals. Will play for George Mason.



Second Team
GK Abduhl Hamid, DeMatha, Jr.
D Alex Asare-Wassow, Blair, Sr.
D Chris Casey, Bowie, Sr.
D Jason Kremers, Thomas Johnson, Sr.
MF Mostafa Ebrahimnejad, Hammond, Sr.
MF Kevin Huang, Sidwell Friends, Sr.
MF Jesse Rodriguez, DeMatha, Sr.
MF Mark Wysocki, Westlake, Sr.
F Alex Lee, Magruder, Jr.
F Michael Rose, Severna Park, Jr.
F James Shannon, Tuscarora, Sr.
F Lucas Szabo, Walter Johnson, Jr.



Honorable Mention
Goalkeepers: David Griffi th, Hammond, Sr.; Brian Heffner, Gaithersburg, Jr.; Matt McElroy, Churchill, Sr.; Matt McMinn, Patuxent, Sr.; Sam Permutt, Atholton, Sr.; Will Swaim, Howard, Sr.

Midfielders: Daniel Ankrah, Watkins Mill, Sr.; Johnny Daniels, Georgetown Prep, Sr.; Dave Gross, Arundel, Sr.; Travis Hebron, DeMatha, Sr.; Chris Kaufman, The Heights, Sr.; Collin Leadbeter, Northern, Sr.; Scott Phinith, Magruder, Sr.; Tom St. George, O'Connell, Sr.; Rob Scherer, Thomas Johnson, Sr.; Shadow Sebele, Episcopal, Soph.; Teddy Smith, Centennial, Sr.; Haiig Topjian, Severna Park, Sr.; Pat Young, Sherwood, Sr.; Josh Zipin, Blair, Sr.

Defenders: Andres Chavarria, Watkins Mill, Sr.; Brendon Gregoire, DeMatha, Sr.; Justin Lee, Magruder, Jr.; Joseph Okoniewski, Patuxent, Sr.; Jason Parfi tt, Atholton, Sr.; Michael Ramsey, Walter Johnson, Sr.; Joe Rubel, Gonzaga, Sr.; Adam Silver, Landon, Sr.; David Walker, Bowie, Jr.; Tunji Williams, River Hill, Sr.

Forwards: Yoni Berhanu, Sidwell Friends, Jr.; Sean Bunoski, Severna Park, Jr.; Fernando Duran, DeMatha, Sr.; Tim Kovack, Seneca Valley, Sr.; Prince Lapnet, Carroll, Jr.; Justin Martinelli, Mount Hebron, Sr.; Jake Pace, River Hill, Soph.; Dylan Reddersen, Broadneck, Jr.; Chris Saul, Chesapeake, Jr.; Michael Worden, Blair, Sr.

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