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  1999 All-Met Gymnastics Team

  • Player of the Year
  • Coach of the Year
  • First Team
  • Honorable Mention

  • Player of the Year
  • Coach of the Year
  • First Team
  • Honorable Mention

  • 1999 All-Met Gymnastics Team

    Back row, from left to right: Allison Shonerd, Lee; Jay Kim, Lake Braddock; Matt Maring, Jefferson; Erick Sisulak, Old Mill; Sean Doolan, Fairfax; Dan Gill, Robinson Front row: Carissa Rubini, Springbrook; Sarah Brown, Stafford; Ray Hacker, Fairfax; Justin Spring, Lake Braddock; Michelle Pearson, Edison; Nicole Bascope, Lake Braddock. (Not pictured: Sarah Spring, Lake Braddock).

    Boys Gymnast of the Year
    Dan Gill
    Three-time All-Met, repeat Gymnast of the Year.
    Repeat Virginia AAA Northern Region all-around champion.
    All-around champion at South Lakes Invitational.

    Boys Coach of the Year
    Steven Schroeder
    Led Madison to Liberty District championship and third-place finish in Northern Region.
    Led Madison to second-place finish at South Lakes Invitational.

    Boys First Team
    Sean Doolan | Fairfax
    Freshman was fifth all-around at Virginia AAA Northern Region meet and sixth all-around at South Lakes Invitational.

    Ray Hacker | Fairfax
    Sixth all-around at Virginia AAA Northern Region and fourth all-around at South Lakes. Freshman placed second in high bar at Northern Region. Finished second in rings and third in pommel horse at South Lakes.

    Jay Kim | Lake Braddock
    Northern Region champion in vault. Senior placed second all-around at Northern Region and South Lakes.

    Matt Maring | Jefferson
    Junior is two-time All-Met. Repeat Virginia AAA Concorde District champion. Northern Region champion in rings and floor, third in all-around.

    Erich Sisulak | Old Mill
    Junior is Anne Arundel/Maryland state champion in all-around, floor, vault and high bar.

    Justin Spring | Lake Braddock
    Freshman placed second at Northern Region in vault, high bar and parallel bars. Fourth all-around at Northern Region and third all-around at South Lakes.

    Boys Honorable Mention
    Andrew Centafonte, Langley; Adam Courtney, Robinson; David Fualk, Chantilly; Scott Finn, Madison; John Lena, Herndon; Nick Mongillo, Madison; Matt Ng, Madison

    Girls Gymnast of the Year
    Michelle Pearson
    Won Virginia AAA all-around championship with new state record of 39.1.
    Set or tied state records to win uneven bars (9.9), floor (9.8) and beam (9.8) in state.
    Won Northern Region all-around title.

    Girls Coach of the Year
    Wendy Payne
    Led Stafford to Commonwealth District and Northwestern Region championships. Team finished second at Virginia AAA state meet.
    Indians were undefeated during regular season.

    Girls First Team
    Nicole Bascope | Lake Braddock
    Two-time All-Met. Junior won Virginia AAA Northern Region floor championship and Patriot District floor exercise championship. Placed fourth all-around at state meet and fourth in floor.

    Sarah Brown | Stafford
    Won Virginia Northwestern Region and Commonwealth District all-around championships. Freshman helped Stafford achieve second-place finish in state meet.

    Carissa Rubini | Springbrook
    Repeat All-Met. Senior won Maryland regional meet, setting Montgomery County record of 9.775 on balance beam. Won Montgomery County all-around championship.

    Allison Shonerd | Lee
    Repeat All-Met. Junior won Virginia AAA Liberty District all-around title. First in uneven bars in Northern Region. Third in uneven bars at state.

    Sarah Spring | Lake Braddock
    Two-time All-Met. Second all-around in state and in Northern Region. Senior scored a 10 on vault in a Patriot District meet in mid-January &3150; the only perfect score this year in Washington area. Senior won third-straight state titles in vault.

    Girls Honorable Mention
    Stephanie Clark, Robinson; Joy Clemens, Gar-Field; Tish Decoud, Woodbridge; Angel Dodson, Stafford; Jordan Jeffries, Lake Braddock; Michelle Kepick, Lake Braddock; Charlene Kordon, Broad Run; Allison Legler, Walter Johnson; Jordan Levy, Whitman; Colleen Mentzer, Loudoun Valley; Peggy Smith, Chantilly; Shandiz Youssefi, Chantilly.

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