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1996 All-Met Girls Cross-Country Team

Thursday, December 5, 1996

RUNNER OF THE YEAR
Laura Heiner
Centreville
Junior
Two-time All-Met led the Wildcats to their second consecutive Va. AAA title.
Won first Va. AAA championship this season.
Went undefeated after losing first race of the year.
Chalked up wins at Bull Run Invitational, The Festival at Great Meadow, Concorde District and Northern Region championships.

COACH OF THE YEAR
Greg Dunston
Walter Johnson
26 years
Won the 1996 Maryland 3A girls state championship for the first time in 10 years
Won the 3A West Region Championships and the Georgetown Prep Invitational large schools race.

FIRST TEAM
Liz Awtrey
Robinson
Sophomore
First-time All-Met. Won the Georgetown Prep Invitational and the Patriot District Championships. Took second in the Va. AAA State Championships.

Jackie Kerr
Jefferson
Senior
Repeat All-Met. Won the Monroe-Parker Invitational and the Va. Tech Invitational. Third at Va. AAA State Championship meet.

Martha Nelson
Bethesda-CC
Sophomore
First year running cross-country. Won Maryland 2A State Championships with the second-fastest time of the day. Won Montgomery County Championships. Undefeated in county.

Shannon Sarabyn
Centreville
Senior
Repeat All-Met. Key member of Centreville's Va. State Championship team. Second at Georgetown Prep Invitational, third at William & Mary Invitational and fourth at state championships. Will attend University of Miami next year.

Erin Sicher
Good Counsel
Sophomore
First season running cross-country. Won the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference championships, leading her team to its second consecutive title. Third at the Georgetown Prep Invitational and fifth at Fleet Feet Invitational.

Laurel Simcox
Chantilly
Senior
Won Palotti Invitational. Fourth at Fleet Feet and Bull Run Invitationals. Fifth in the Northern Region and sixth at Va. AAA State Championships.

Nicole Snider
Thomas Jefferson
Sophomore
First-time All-Met. Fourth place in the Northern Region and 12thplace at Va. State meet. Fifth place in the Concorde District.

SECOND TEAM
Hannah Benjamin
Damascus
Junior

Emily Enstice
Georgetown Visitation
Sophomore

Mary Hale
Langley
Junior

Katy Orifici
Springbrook
Senior

Kelly Sarabyn
Centreville
Sophomore

Kate Schilling
Good Counsel
Sophomore

Megan Stanley
Robinson
Senior

Sarah Wassner
Watkins Mill
Senior

HONORABLE MENTION
Christina Bauer, West Potomac; Nicole Behrns, Eleanor Roosevelt; Mairin Burke, Madeira; Jennifer Ford, Thomas Johnson; Lucinda Hull, Quince Orchard; Jamie Knapp, Good Counsel; Amy Markus, The Potomac School; Meghan McLaughlin, Marshall; Devon Moore, Brentsville; Jennifer Ng, Arundel; Alissa Parmlee, Walter Johnson; Beth Santilli, River Hill; Emily Weintraub, Field School; Karen Zacharias, Paul VI.

© Copyright 1996 The Washington Post Company


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