Fall 2008 All-Met

Girls' Soccer

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Player of the Year
MF Remi Gibba
St. John's » Sr.
The Purdue-bound Gibba led the Cadets to the WCAC regular season title and was named the league's player of the year. Her confident, aggressive style of play became her trademark as she led the Cadets with 12 goals and six assists. Comfortable anywhere on the field, she also sparkled as an outside back for her club team, the McLean Freedom.
» When did you know you were good at your sport?
"I actually was always the scrawniest one. I spent a year with my trainer and I just 'soccered' out, man, and it was around U-13, U-14 where I started getting a little bit more confidence. And it was around U-15 where I got muscles. And all of a sudden, I was like, I'm not too bad."

Coach of the Year

Dean Sheridan
Glenelg
Led the Gladiators (10-7-1) to their third consecutive state title and their fourth trip to the state championship game in the past six years. In his 10th year at the school, Sheridan has been on the sideline for six state titles.

First Team

D Bailey Bodell/b> MF Kayla Clarke F Hannah Cooper D Kirsten Frank
St. John's » Sr. Quince Orchard » Jr. Bethesda-Chevy Chase » Sr. Spalding » Jr.
A four-year starter, Bodell regularly marked the top scoring threat. A repeat All-Met, she will play for Maryland. Clarke was a force at getting opponents off the ball and creating opportunities for the 14-3 Cougars. Set a school single-season record for goals (26) and led the Barons (17-0) to the Maryland 3A title. Will play at Amherst. Frank has anchored a defense that has posted 46 shutouts since her freshman season, including 14 in 2008.


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MF Emily Gehrig D Hope LaHayne F Caroline Miller GK Dana O'Neill
Leonardtown » Sr. Glenelg » Sr. Walter Johnson » Sr. Leonardtown » Sr.
An all-state selection, Gehrig led the Maryland 4A champion Raiders with 10 goals and 11 assists. Will play at Towson. Moved to the back line for the Gladiators' final eight games and allowed just one goal en route to the Maryland 1A title. A two-time NSCAA all-American and repeat All-Met, she tallied 29 goals and nine assists. Will play at Virginia. Posted 15 shutouts during the Raiders' 17-0-1 run to the Maryland 4A title. Will play at Slippery Rock.


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F Erica Page D Amy Song MF Allison Stone
Spalding » Sr. River Hill » Sr. Georgetown Visitation » Sr.
Spalding's all-time assist leader and No. 2 career scorer ended the season with 16 goals and 17 assists. Will play at Maryland. An all-state defender, Song also has one of the most powerful throw-ins in the area, giving her a role in nearly 60 percent of River Hill's goals. Will play at Mount St. Mary's. Accustomed to playing striker and racking up goals, Stone moved to the midfield to provide leadership to a young team. It paid off with an ISL title. Will play at Lafayette College.


Second Team

Position Name School Year
F Annie Case Maret Sr.
MF Danielle Corey O'Connell Sr.
MF Alex Doll Bethesda-Chevy Chase So.
D Taelar Errington Leonardtown Jr.
F Franciska Okoko Arundel Jr.
D Megan McTavish Good Counsel Sr.
D Dana Palmiotto St. John's Sr.
F Johanna Rambo Leonardtown Jr.
MF Krissia Vasquez St. John's Sr.
GK Amanda Whitney Quince Orchard Sr.
MF Annie Worden Blair Sr.
MF Allison Yeager Wootton Jr.

Honorable Mention

Forwards:
F Kelcie Davis, Calverton School, Sr.; Rebecca Hemby, Thomas Johnson, Jr.; Briana Hovington, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jr.; Sara Kneeland, St. John's, Sr.; Ele Margelos, Quince Orchard, Jr.; Chloe McKenzie, Elizabeth Seton, Jr.; Alex Owens, Georgetown Day, Sr.; Kelsey Reiff, Reservoir, Jr.; Fany Ruano, High Point, Sr.; Jenny Thornton, Severna Park, Sr.; Faryn Watts, Wilde Lake, Sr.
Midfielders:
Lissie Arndt, National Cathedral, Sr.; Ellie Axenfeld, Glenelg, Jr.; Jackie Blake-Hedges, St. Mary's-Ryken, Sr.; Cheyenne Braga, Good Counsel, Sr.; Colleen Dinn, Holy Cross, Jr.; Nadine Foty, Wilson, Sr.; Kristina Jackson, Wilde Lake, Sr.; Anna Kim, River Hill, Jr.; Crystal Koczot, Good Counsel, Jr.; Retha Koefoed, Whitman, Jr.; Yvonne Latour, Quince Orchard, Jr.; Amie Ruhe, Urbana, Jr.; Kristen Schmidbauer, Glenelg, Jr.
Defenders:
Samantha Adams, Southern, Sr.; Jazzmine Chandler, Pallotti, Sr.; Emily D'Italia, Quince Orchard, Jr.; Brittney Harris, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sr.; Jackie Moriarty, O'Connell, Jr.; Kim Tilton, Flint Hill, Jr.
Goalkeepers:
Mary Theresa Callahan, Bowie, Sr.; Lyndse Hokanson, South River, Jr.; Churchill O'Connell, Potomac School, Jr.; Melissa Orgéra, Broadneck, Sr.; Sarah Thompson, Thomas Johnson, Sr.
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