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What Does It Take to Be an All-Met?
The Washington Post's scholastic sports staff asked, and All-Mets answered:
Amanda Crider and Faith Adams

Player of the Year / Coach of the Year

PLAYER OF THE YEAR
D Hope Battista
South River » Sr.
A four-year starter on varsity, the repeat All-Met had seven goals and six assists, though her most important contributions came as a defensive stopper for the two-time state champion Seahawks, who went 14-0 in the regular season. Will play at Georgetown.

COACH OF THE YEAR
Marsha Way
St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes
In her 29th season, Way guided the Saints to their third Virginia Independent Schools Division I state title in nine years, a 23-0-1 finish and a No. 1 ranking in The Post.


First Team

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G Amanda Crider D Lyndsey Butler M Allison Behringer M April Cahill
Marshall » Jr. W.T. Woodson » Sr Severna Park » Sr Bethesda-CC » Sr.
The all-Northern Region player and unanimous all-Liberty District selection recorded seven shutouts. All-Northern Region selection led a Cavaliers defense that allowed 0.75 goals per game and recorded 12 shutouts on its way to Northern Region title. Will play for VCU. A consistent presence in the midfield, Behringer had eight goals for the Falcons, who won their third straight state title. Will play field hockey and lacrosse for Princeton. Ball distribution from the center made Cahill the catalyst for the Barons’ attack, which she led with 13 goals and seven assists as B-CC advanced to the Maryland 3A title game.


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M Lila Samperton M Chelsy Coil M Rachel Stream F Faith Adams
St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes » Sr. Foxcroft » Sr. Poolesville » Sr. Langley » Sr.
Samperton earned all-ISL and VIS all-state honors while leading the Saints to the state championship. Will play for Georgetown. The three-time all-ISL selection and 2006 second-team All-Met earned all-state honors this season. Coil had eight goals and six assists. Will play for Michigan State. With her athleticism, stick skills and nonstop effort, Stream had 26 goals for the Falcons, who went 13-2 as Maryland’s 1A runner-up. Will play for Old Dominion. The two-time Northern Region player of the year led the Saxons to an undefeated regular season, scoring 13 goals and adding 15 assists. Will play for Wake Forest.


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F Monica Baick F Megan Oliver F Brigitte Strother
Quince Orchard » Sr. Stafford » Sr. Broadneck » Sr.
After helping the Cougars win a state title last season, Baick had 12 goals and eight assists this year as Quince Orchard was the Maryland 4A runner-up. Will play for Drexel. The Northwest Region player of the year led the Indians to a surprise second-place finish in the state tournament. She scored 13 goals and had seven assists. A four-year starter for the Bruins, Strother scored 20 goals and added five assists this season as Broadneck won its first Anne Arundel County title. Will play for Maryland.


Second Team

G Virginia Jorden South River, Sr.
D Amanda Lowery Stafford, Sr.
M Ashley Kimener Oakton, Sr.
M Katie Klatt Lake Braddock, Jr.
M Bridget McNamara National Cathedral, Sr.
M Brittany Miner Mountain View, Sr.
M Cassie Pyle St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes, Sr.
M Mary Swarthout Good Counsel, Sr.
F Abby Lynch Spalding, Sr.
F Sarah Parks Centennial, Sr.
F Meg Thaxton W.T. Woodson, Sr.
F Amy Thompson Glenelg, Sr.

Honorable Mention

Goalies: Vivian Butali, National Cathedral, Jr.; Jess Calio, Georgetown Visitation, Sr.; Megan Foy, Poolesville, Jr.; Kelsey Mason, Lake Braddock, Sr.; Paula Trahos, St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes, Jr.; Meghan Smith, Mountain View, Jr.
Defense: Lindsey Cooper, Courtland, Sr.; Jessica Crane, Chesapeake, Sr.; Julie Gardner, Severna Park, Sr.; Shannon Hanratty, Broadneck, Sr.; Rebecca Hertz, Wootton, Sr.; Shannon Kellogg, Mountain View, Jr.; Sammi McNulty, Stafford, Sr.; Kristina Morris, Mountain View, Sr.; Samantha Meyers, River Hill, Sr.; Jordan Sizemore, Patuxent, Sr.; Andrea Stackpole, Culpeper, Sr.; Alicia Vincenty, Quince Orchard, Sr.; Tara White, Edison, Sr.
Midfield: Jessica Barlag, Southern, Sr.; Reagan Beasley, Great Mills, Jr.; Nikki Bowen, Calvert, Sr.; Avery Burns, Severn, So.; Niamh Connelly, Chancellor, Sr.; Kim Goh, Stone Ridge, Jr.; Brooke Griffin, South River, So.; Lucy Hayes, Holton-Arms, Sr.; Maggie John, James Monroe, Sr.; Denise Lenihan, Robinson, Sr.; Meagan McFadden, Notre Dame, Sr.; Katelyn Nolan, Patuxent, Jr.; Kaylee Pohlmeyer, Severna Park, Sr.; Megan Rea, South County, Sr.
Forwards: Amanda Babineau, Mountain View, Sr.; Annie Cohen, Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Jr.; Claire D’Agostino, Forest Park, Sr.; Deanna Dydynski, Mount Hebron, Sr.; Lauren Gottleib, Chesapeake, Sr.; Kate Heineman, Centennial, Jr.; Maya Herm, Whitman, Jr.; Sally Klose, St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes, Sr.; Katie Knapp, Langley, Sr.; Laura Kronenberg, Woodbridge, Sr.; Shannon Lechner, Good Counsel, So.; Lauriann Parker, Glenelg, Jr.; Alissa Peterson, Quince Orchard, Jr.; Hayley Rausch, Severna Park, Sr.; Melissa Register, Culpeper, Sr.; Lainey Rosson, Severn, Sr.; Annie Taylor, St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes, Sr.; Lisa Charney, Fairfax, Jr.

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