All-Met All-Mets
Front row: Seth Overbey (McDonough), Katie Zitnay (Atholton), Matt Foley (Madison), Christy Anch (Broad Run), J.J. Hollenbeck (Madison), Karie Morrison (Park View), Matthew Montgomery (Watkins Mill), Meghan Cowen (Spalding). Second row: Kelly Brown (Gar-Field), Adam Heffron (Hammond), Katie LaBelle (O'Connell), Steve Bowen (Northeast), Ashley Blandford (Thomas Stone), Michael Campbell (Handley), Courtney Bures (Stonewall Jackson), Jason Miller (Sherwood), Brooke Hughes (Magruder). Third row: Jess Stewart (Osbourn), Jessie Olownia (Broad Run), Andrew Wells (St. Stephen's/St. Agnes), Matt Lewis (Broadneck), Katie Lemmert (Loudoun Valley), Nate Larkin (Herndon), Jessica Fallica (Thomas Stone). Back row: Coach Linda Curry (Thomas Stone), Danny Consuegra (Damascus), Danielle Devereux (Glenelg), Matt Capece (DeMatha), Coach Keith Howell (Osbourn). Not pictured: Heather Frye (North County). (Jonathan Newton - The Washington Post)

Baseball
Player of the Year
Coach of the Year
First Team
Second Team
Honorable Mention

Player of the Year
J.J. Hollenbeck
Madison, P, Sr.

Right-hander was 8-0 with a 0.89 ERA, leading Warhawks to an undefeated regular season. VMI signee averaged more than 10 strikeouts a game, and allowed just 20 hits and six earned runs in nearly 50 innings.



Coach of the Year
Keith Howell
Osbourn

Directed Eagles to an undefeated regular season. Osbourn claimed Virginia AAA Cedar Run District regular season and tournament titles and set school record with 24 wins, including 10 by one-run margins. Team bounced back from an 8-15 finish in 2001.



First Team
Pitcher
Nate Larkin, Herndon, Sr.
Virginia AAA Concorde District player of the year was 9-1 with two saves, a 1.06 ERA and 99 strikeouts while batting .438. Herndon's career leader in strikeouts, games and innings pitched.

Pitcher
Jason Miller, Sherwood, Sr.
Pitched three no-hitters and a one-hitter and finished with a 4-2 record, 1.11 ERA and 56 strikeouts in 38 innings. Hit .426 with three home runs and six doubles.

Pitcher
Seth Overbey, McDonough, Sr.
Two-time All-Met was 9-0 with 0.64 ERA and 75 strikeouts in 55 innings. Maryland signee also hit .408 with three home runs.

Pitcher
Andrew Wells, St. Stephen's/SA, Sr.
Went 7-2 with two saves and a 0.80 earned run average. Virginia Tech-bound left-hander registered 81 strikeouts in 52 innings and batted .433.

Catcher
Matt Foley, Madison, Jr.
Hit .550 with 29 runs scored and 27 RBI. Owns single-season school record for batting average, hitting .540 as a sophomore. Stole 16 bases and only struck out once.

First Base
Matthew Montgomery, Watkins Mill, Jr.

Hit .481 with six home runs, including two three-run shots in the same game. Compiled a 7-1 record with a 2.04 ERA and pitched a one-hitter.

Second Base
Danny Consuegra, Damascus, Sr.
Hit .484, scored 31 runs and drove in 28 for Maryland 4A state semifinalist. Didn't strike out in the regular season. Jess Stewart, Osbourn, Jr.: Led team with .443 batting average and 12 doubles, including four in one game. Also went 8-0 with three saves and 56 strikeouts.

Shortstop
Jess Stewart, Osbourn, Jr.
Led team with .443 batting average and 12 doubles, including four in one game. Also went 8-0 with three saves and 56 strikeouts.

Outfield
Matt Capece, DeMatha, Sr.
Washington Catholic Athletic Conference player of the year hit .436, scored 32 runs and stole 16 bases. Bucknell signee had 48 assists and 23 putouts at shortstop.

Outfield
Michael Campbell, Handley, Sr.
South Carolina-bound Campbell hit .445, at one point reaching base in 19 consecutive at-bats. Also went 10-0 as a pitcher, winning a school-record 16 straight decisions over two seasons.

Outfield
Adam Heffron, Hammond, Sr.
Four-year starter hit .451 with 31 runs scored and 31 runs batted in. Towson signee stole 21 bases in 21 attempts and made no errors.

Outfield
Matt Lewis, Broadneck, Sr.
Set single-season school record with .500 batting average. Had three home runs and 10 steals.

Utility
Steve Bowen, Northeast, Sr.
Led Eagles with a .508 batting average and committed just four errors in more than 100 infield chances. Hit three home runs, eight doubles and stole 12 bases.



Second Team
Pitchers
Matt Avery
Landon, Sr.

Pat Brown
Madison, Sr.

Jack Lyons
Maret, Sr.

Donnie Presley
Notre Dame, Jr.

Matt Revelle
Atholton, Sr.

Catcher
Alex Wotring
St. John's, Sr.

Infielders
1B -- Nick Prosise
Gonzaga, Sr.

2B -- Justin Rowe
Gaithersburg, Sr.

3B -- Greg Blake
Damascus, Sr.

SS -- Remington Ross
Wootton, Sr.

Outfielders
Dustin Albert
Bowie, Sr.

Brian Dunleavy
Osbourn, Sr.

Allan Wimmer
Madison, Sr.

Utility
John Zabel
Mount Hebron, Sr.



Honorable Mention
Pitchers
Brad Beck, Wakefield, Jr.
Tom Belyea, Gaithersburg, Sr.
Mike Brain, Gonzaga, Sr.
Brian Chevalier, Herndon, Sr.
Jonathan Chwirut, The Heights, Sr.
Mike Clark, Riverdale Baptist, Jr.
Brent Hitz, Lake Braddock, Sr.
Matt Holley, Howard, Sr.
Brian Kelly, Sidwell Friends, Sr.
Mike King, DeMatha, Sr.
Matt Lawrence, Riverdale Baptist, Sr.
Jason Lively, Arundel, Sr.
Justin Livingston, Calvert, Sr.
Brad Loveless, Centennial, Sr.
Chris Matheson, High Point, Sr.
Jon Pavlis, Old Mill, Sr.
Mike Puckli, Loudoun County, Sr.
Matt Sillers, Pallotti, Sr.
Kyle Skelchock, Watkins Mill, Jr.
Tim St. Clair, Gar-Field, Sr.
John Taylor, St. Albans, Sr.
Joe Vladeck, Wilson, Sr.
Stephen Winslow, Stone Bridge, Sr.

Catchers
Paul Fischer, Yorktown, Sr.
Joel Gonzalez, High Point, Sr.
Robby Jacobsen, Westlake, Sr.
J.T. Osburn, Fauquier, Sr.
Preston Pehrson, Broadneck, Jr.
Adam Redd, Hylton, Sr.
Mike Schmidt, Blake, Sr.
Steven Todd, Loudoun Valley, Sr.
Jim Wienke, Chesapeake, Sr.

Infielders
Danny Anderson, Loudoun County, Sr.
Daryl Diaz, Cardozo, Sr.
Hans Falkenhan, Blake, Sr.
Dan Gulino, Mount Vernon, Jr.
Charlie Hagan, Hylton, Sr.
Paul Kellner, Bowie, Jr.
Jimmy Mathias, Notre Dame, Jr.
Joseph Morgan, Stuart, Sr.
Chris Nann, Damascus, Jr.
Walter Neel, Maret, Sr.
Chris Parker, Oakton, Sr.
Tim Pollock, Severna Park, Sr.
Ryan Reese, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sr.
Vyt Rivers, Atholton, Jr.
Dave Russell, DeMatha, Sr.
Michael Schwimer, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes, Soph.
Ryan Smith, Gar-Field, Sr.
Brandon Snyder, Westfield, Fr.
Rhett Teller, Liberty, Sr.

Outfielders
Adam Calderone, West Springfield, Sr.
Russell Durfee, Springbrook, Sr.
Devan Ewell, Osbourn, Sr.
Will Fassett, Blair, Sr.
Adam Hanselman, Thomas Johnson, Sr.
Nick Hoffner, Mount Hebron, Sr.
Vince Norris, Carroll, Sr.
Andy Puglisi, O'Connell, Sr.
Andrew Shreeve, Yorktown, Sr.
Reuben Smith, Patuxent, Sr.
Tyler Young, Old Mill, Jr.

Softball
Player of the Year
Coach of the Year
First Team
Second Team
Honorable Mention

Player of the Year
Christy Anch
Broad Run, P, Sr.

Repeat Player of the Year. Three-time All-Met went 21-1 and did not allow an earned run in 153 innings through district tournament. Struck out 320, held opponents to an .083 batting average. Four perfect games. Batted .463 with 4 home runs, 31 RBI. Signed with Tennessee.



Coach of the Year
Linda Curry
Thomas Stone

Guided Thomas Stone to a 19-4 record and its second Maryland 3A championship in the past three years. Has compiled an 89-18 record the past five seasons in the ultra-competitive Southern Maryland Athletic Conference, including a perfect 22-0 finish in 2000.



First Team
Pitcher
Jessica Fallica, Thomas Stone, Sr.
Led Cougars to their second Maryland 3A title in three years with a 0.22 ERA. Struck out 122 and walked 14 in 135 innings. Tossed nine shutouts and three no-hitters.

Pitcher
Brooke Hughes, Magruder, Sr.
Led Colonels to the Maryland 4A semifinal with a 19-1 record, which included one perfect game, two no-hitters and 12 shutouts. She had 183 strikeouts and a 0.56 ERA.

Pitcher
Karie Morrison, Park View, Jr.
Repeat All-Met tossed 12 shutouts, three no-hitters and a perfect game. Broke her own school record with 226 strikeouts. Hit .426 with two triples and 19 RBI.

Pitcher
Katie Zitnay, Atholton, Sr.
Two-time All-Met was 19-2 with a 0.50 ERA for Maryland 2A West Region semifinalist. Batted .455 with 28 RBI and 24 runs scored.

Catcher
Jessie Olownia, Broad Run, Sr.
Batted .451 with 26 runs scored and 26 stolen bases. Committed one error this season, and threw out nine of 10 would-be base-stealers in four-year career. Signed with Villanova.

First Base
Katie Lemmert, Loudoun Valley, Sr.
Led Vikings with .463 batting average, 19 runs, 14 extra-base hits, 2 home runs and 20 RBI. All-Dulles District and all-Region II selection.

Second Base
Ashley Blandford
Thomas Stone, Jr.

Three-time All-Met hit a career-high .532 with 23 RBI. Posted 42-game consecutive hit streak across three seasons. Signed with West Virginia Weslyan.

Shortstop
Meghan Cowen, Spalding, Sr.
Helped Cavaliers capture their 13th IAAM title in 14 seasons, hitting .410 with 4 doubles, 2 triples, 12 RBI and 15 runs scored. Will play at Pennsylvania.

Outfield
Courtney Bures, Stonewall Jackson, Soph.
Hit .450 with four home runs and a .500 on-base percentage. Had a 1.000 fielding percentage for Virginia AAA Cedar Run District runners-up.

Outfield
Kelly Brown, Gar-Field, Sr.
Hit .559 with nine doubles, three triples and one home run and only two strikeouts. Had 33 assists, 10 putouts and two errors.

Outfield
Danielle Devereux, Glenelg, Jr.
Defensive speed led to 36 putouts with four assists and one error. Hit .508 with 36 stolen bases and 24 runs scored.

Outfield
Heather Frye, North County, Sr.
Struck out only three times this season, hitting .440 with 4 doubles, 2 triples, 12 runs scored and 14 RBI for Maryland 4A East Region champion.

Utility
Katie LaBelle, O'Connell, Sr.
Batted .442 with seven doubles, one triple and one home run. Scored 25 runs and drove in 23. Had 159 putouts and eight assists.



Second Team
Pitchers
Lindsey Ettinger
Chesapeake, Jr.

Kristin Gormus
Howard, Sr.

Cory Karcesky
Northern, Sr.

Cara L'Etoile
O'Connell, Jr.

Catcher
Melissa Tewey
Northeast, Sr.

Emily Nolan
Robinson, Soph.

Infielders
1B -- Megan Smith
Park View, Sr.

2B -- Natalie Maranski
O'Connell, Sr.

3B -- Cat Ebert
Magruder, Sr.

SS -- Michelle Burroughs
Parkdale, Sr.


Outfielders
Aubrey Barrett
Atholton, Sr.

Gaby Reckendorf
Watkins Mill, Jr.

Rocky Wiggenton
Fairfax, Sr.


Utility
Amy Welch
Pallotti, Sr.



Honorable Mention
Pitchers
Angel Carrasquillo, Maret, Jr.; Tae Courtney, Gwynn Park, Jr.; Lauren Duda, Lake Braddock, Jr.
Kristin Duvall, Northeast, Sr.
Michelle Hardisty, High Point, Sr.
Tiffany Horrigan, Holy Cross, Sr.
Amy Huling, Holton-Arms, Sr.
Jess Luckett, Bishop Ireton, Jr.
Sarah Meyer, Madison, Soph.
Jessie Morris, Richard Montgomery, Soph.
Beth Mullins, North County, Fr.
Mandi Phillips, Parkdale, Soph.
Jessica Saunders, Spalding, Sr.; Morgan Simpson, Potomac School, Fr.
Kelly Smith, River Hill, Sr.
Lacey Trossbach, Great Mills, Jr.
Michelle Wanzer, Sherwood, Soph.
Candy Warden, Frederick, Sr.
Abbey Welch, McDonough, Jr.
Whitney Wides, Damascus, Jr.; Tina Willis, Glen Burnie, Sr.

Catchers
Andi Alexander, O'Connell, Sr.
Kathleen Ager, Good Counsel, Soph.
Ashley Barber, Richard Montomgery, Sr.
Patti Burke, Liberty, Soph.; Jess Griffith, Glen Burnie, Sr.
Katie Grim, Paul VI Catholic, Sr.
Mary Ann Kearney, Madison, Jr.
Amber Kirk, Loudoun County, Fr.
Christina Smith, Pallotti, Soph.
Erin Ruest, McDonough, Sr.
Taylor Schetzel, Centreville, Sr.

Infielders
Jamie Baden, St. Mary's Ryken, Jr.
Sarah Cullison, Glenelg, Jr.
Tracey Dahlen, Chesapeake, Soph.
Kristin Coad, Coolidge, Sr.
Cassidy Doane, West Springfield, Sr.
Jessica Everhart, Loudoun Valley, Fr.
Lauren Frankiewicz, Madison, Fr.
Nichole Fuqua, Richard Montgomery, Jr.
Jamie Gilbertson, Fauquier, Sr.
Heather Hall, Northern, Sr.
Karen Kester, Laurel, Sr.
Karen Lee, Atholton, Sr.
Keri Lounge, Spalding, Sr.
Caitlin Miller, Springbrook, Jr.
Kristen Miller, Park View, Jr.
Caitlyn Murphy, Madison, Sr.
Casey Self, West Potomac, Jr.
April Yakupkovic, Pallotti, Sr.
Kristin Segona, Damascus, Soph.
Nicole Simmons, O'Connell, Sr.; Veronica Skinner, Park View, Jr.
Jessi Smith, Hayfield, Soph.
Charli Wacker, Broad Run, Soph.
Jamie Zanelotti, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sr.

Outfielders
Jenny Clohan, Broad Run, Fr.
Mel Hose, Broad Run, Jr.
Ciera Jones, Madison, Fr.
Sierra Mitchell, Calvert, Jr.
Jen Tack, Robinson, Sr.; Janine Panzera, Magruder, Sr.
Rebekah Solomon, Springbrook, Sr.


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