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1998 All-Met Girls Tennis Team

Thursday, June 4, 1998; Page J09

  • Player of the Year
  • First Team
  • Honorable Mention
  • Selection Process


  • PLAYER OF THE YEAR
    Kate Burson
    Potomac School Senior
    — After transferring from a school in Nashville prior to the school year, finished 10-0 in Independent School League.
    — Ranked No. 26 nationally among players 18-and-under.
    — Will play for Vanderbilt next year.

    FIRST TEAM
    Player School Class Record

    Katie Blaszak Flint Hill Fr. 10-0
    Highlights: ISL A champion. Ranked No. 37 nationally among nation's players 16-and-under.

    Elizabeth Boothby Episcopal Sr. 19-1
    Highlights: Repeat All-Met. Won Independent School League AA spring champion. Career 47-5.

    Jennifer Garvey Quince Orchard Sr. 10-1
    Highlights: Montgomery County and Maryland district champion. Career 40-7 in high school.

    Samantha Gingold National Cathedral Jr. 8-2
    Highlights: Three-time All-Met. Won ISL AA fall championship. Ranked No. 1 regionally for players 18-and-under.

    Laura James Centreville Soph. 29-1
    Highlights: Virginia AAA Northern Region champion was second in state tournament. Two-year record of 58-2.

    Elizabeth Oosterhuis Potomac School Sr. 10-0
    Highlights: Did not lose a game in ISL competition. Will play for Yale next season.

    Katie Ruckert Robinson Fr. 24-2
    Highlights: Virgina AAA Patriot District singles and doubles champion. Northern Region singles runner-up.

    Coach Bob Naworal, Severna Park
    Highlights: His Falcons won Anne Arundel County and Maryland district titles for second straight season.Severna Park finished 13-0, extending its two-year record to 27-0.

    HONORABLE MENTION
    Christina Copty, Sandy Spring; Lily Fardshisheh, Holton-Arms; Trina Glidden, Great Mills; Anna Goldstein, Wootton; Jennifer Hellier, Broadneck; Amy Hemler, McDonough; Sandra Lancaster, La Plata; Jamie Larson, Osbourn; Katie Long, Mount Hebron; Lori Mahoney, Stone Ridge; Anouck McCall, Yorktown; Cassie Peters, Georgetown Visitation; Kristen Roth, Sherwood; Steffany Slaughter, Handley; Kim Strickland, Elizabeth Seton; Lauryn Taubman, Wilde Lake; Nancy Turnblacer, Severna Park; Ashleigh Woods, Bullis.

    HOW THE TEAMS WERE SELECTED
    Coaches in the various sports at more than 240 high schools in the Washington metropolitan area were invited to submit All-Met nominations. Selections were made by Washington Post scholastic staff members Josh Barr (boys and girls tennis) and Matt Weeks (boys and girls rowing).Photographs by The Post's Gerald Martineau. The rowing teams were photographed at the amphitheater on the grounds of Fairfax City Hall. The tennis teams were photographed at Vaquero, a 17-foot tall work by Luis Jimenez. It has been outside the National Museum of American Art since 1990.

    © Copyright 1998 The Washington Post Company




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