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All-Mets All-Mets
Front row (left to right): Ali Krieger (Forest Park), Jen Woodie (Woodbridge), Duncan McNabb (Yorktown), Paula Faherty (Lake Braddock), Armando Romero (Yorktown), Amy Smerdzinski (Chantilly). Second row: Natalie Jacobs (Centreville), Jen Deck (Oakton), Christina Costantino (Lake Braddock), Meghan Hurlbut (McLean), Colin Eames (Jefferson), Liana Wooten (Woodbridge), Anna Pawlow (W.T. Woodson), Maija Garnaas (T.C. Williams), Kimi Argy (Chantilly). Third row: Jeff Carroll (West Springfield), Fernando Ramos (North Stafford), Adam Jelinek (Centreville), Kyle Hansen (Centreville), Kyle Newcomer (Woodbridge), William Phouminh (Lee), Thomas Kelley (Broad Run). Back: Coach Gizmo Cifuentes (Yorktown), Tony Pittman (Osbourn), Michael Yakovac (Lake Braddock), Coach Jim Abt (W.T. Woodson). (Jonathan Newton - The Washington Post)

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

Player of the Year
F Colin Eames
Jefferson | Sr.

Relentless and crafty, Eames is a genuine match-winner. Tallied a goal or assist in 15 of 19 games. Totaled eight goals and 15 assists, leading Jefferson (12-4-3) to school's first No. 1 ranking in any sport. Will play for Air Force.

Coach of the Year
Gizmo Cifuentes

Fifth-year coach transformed multifaceted National District team into legitimate Northern Region power, finding ideal balance between flowing, attractive soccer and game-winning efficiency. Guided 15-3-2 Patriots to second straight district championship and regional semifinals.

First Team
GK Adam Jelinek, Centreville, Sr.: Repeat All-Met. Imposing anchor of Wildcats' late-season surge to first place in the AAA Concorde District had seven shutouts. Will play for Wisconsin.
D Duncan McNabb, Yorktown, Sr.: A tenacious, 80-minute player who tackled hard and ably supported Yorktown's brilliant midfield. Had nine goals, eight assists.
D Kyle Newcomer, Woodbridge, Sr.: The area's dominant sweeper combined strength and savvy to lead Vikings to 10 shutouts and Cardinal District championship. Headed to Old Dominion.
D Michael Yakovac, Lake Braddock, Jr.: Skillful and agile player added a dimension to defense that posted five shutouts. Dangerous and unpredictable with the ball. Had two goals, six assists.
MF Jeff Carroll, West Springfield, Sr.: Repeat All-Met. Changes games with exceptional touch and athleticism. Had nine goals, five assists through regional final win. Signed with St. John's.
MF Kyle Hansen, Centreville, Sr.: An electrifying, versatile presence in midfield. Led Wildcats to top of district, regional quarterfinal with 14 goals, four assists. Will play for George Mason.
MF Tony Pittman, Osbourn, Sr.: Engineer of Eagles' breakthrough season and Cedar Run District title. Tireless creator had 13 goals, 11 assists and scored overtime winner in district final.
MF Armando Romero, Yorktown, Sr.: Repeat All-Met has unique vision and composure. Adroitly directed area's most dynamic team with five goals and 14 assists. Will play for Louisburg College.
F Thomas Kelley, Broad Run, Sr.: A menacing striker with outstanding technique and quick, accurate shot. Scored 26 goals, leading all area Group AAA and AA players. Will attend Virginia.
F William Phouminh, Lee, Jr.: Sturdy and explosive forward led unheralded Lancers to 11-win season with 18 goals and two assists. Scored in 10 of 16 games and twice scored four goals.
F Fernando Ramos, North Stafford, Sr.: Nimble and incisive finisher tallied 22 goals to become Wolverines' all-time leading scorer (43 goals). Led team to 14-4-2 record. Signed with Radford.

Second Team
GK Bryan Sanford West Springfield Sr.
D Brandon Burton Brooke Point Sr.
D Brian Caldwell W.T. Woodson Sr.
D Abdul Kargbo T.C. Williams Sr.
D Wes Reed Osbourn Park Sr.
MF Asa Frey Oakton Sr.
MF Said Nabih Edison Sr.
MF Chris Naquin Herndon Sr.
MF Coco Vacaflores Yorktown Sr.
F Scott Barnett Robinson Sr.
F Keith Osborne Osbourn Jr.
F Ryan Sells Forest Park Jr.

Honorable Mention
Goalkeepers: Alberto Alvarez, West Potomac, Jr.; Sean Beach, Hylton, Sr.; Chris Hermeling, Chantilly, Sr.; Billy Petersen, McLean, Sr.; Jeremy Porto, Potomac, Sr.; Adam Spinelli, Brooke Point, Sr.; Brennan Wergley, Jefferson, Jr.; Ben Westling, Woodbridge, Sr.
Defenders: Richard Evans, Osbourn, Sr.; Sulaiman Kamara, Gar-Field, Sr.; Steve Marut, Handley, Soph.; Brendan McCommas, Fairfax, Jr.; Steve Orbann, Westfield, Sr.; David Schill, Hylton, Sr.; Zac Shaw, Massaponax, Sr.; Ian Taylor, Jefferson, Soph.; Matt Warncke, Osbourn Park, Sr.; Mike Watson, West Springfield, Sr.; Jacob Weitz, Loudoun Valley, Jr.
Midfielders: Patrick Althoff, Park View, Sr.; Bradley Feige, Falls Church, Sr.; Kevin Gonzalez, Washington-Lee, Jr.; David Guinter, Potomac Falls, Sr.; Billy Harris, Forest Park, Jr.; Sean Hinkle, Chancellor, Jr.; Bo Lawrence, Osbourn Park, Jr.; John Libby, Loudoun County, Sr.; Michael Minai, Fairfax, Soph.; Ben Nason, Colonial Forge, Jr.; Andreas Papageorge, Robinson, Sr.; Nate Potter, Sherando, Sr.; Chris Pruden, Broad Run, Jr.; Greg Roach, Woodbridge, Sr.
Forwards: Kevin Edwards, Stafford, Soph.; Jeff Evans, West Springfield, Sr.; Kevin Gray, Lake Braddock, Sr.; Ben Griffin, George Mason, Sr.; Muner Hassen, T.C. Williams, Jr.; John Jedlinski, Fauquier, Sr.; Esteban Maldonado, Edison, Soph.; Jamie Ritchie, Liberty, Sr.; Pat Scherder, Madison, Sr.; Mike Smith, Potomac Falls, Jr.; Jimmy Stevens, Centreville, Sr.; David Tait, Brentsville, Sr.; Colin Vint, Chantilly, Sr.

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

Player of the Year
F Liana Wooten
Woodbridge | Sr.

The three-time All-Met was the anchor of the Vikings' potent offense. She led the team with 15 goals before she suffered a season-ending knee injury on May 16. Finished career with 99 goals. Will play for Richmond.

Coach of the Year
Jim Abt
W.T. Woodson

In his third season with the Cavaliers, he guided a disciplined and well-organized team to the Virginia AAA Liberty District championship. Won the 2001 state championship. The Cavaliers outscored opponents, 54-7, through this spring's regional quarterfinals.

First Team
GK Jen Deck, Oakton, Jr.: First-year starter recorded four shutouts for the Virginia AAA Concorde District runner-up. Named all-district and all-Northern Region.
D Christina Costantino, Lake Braddock, Jr.: All-Patriot District selection solidified the Bruins defense with her composure and tackling before suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in May.
D Meghan Hurlbut, McLean, Jr.: Repeat All-Met was an offensive catalyst in the back for the Highlanders. Finished with four goals and seven assists.
D Natalie Jacobs, Centreville, Sr.: Two-time All-Met hounded opposing forwards with her speed and strength. All-district and all-region selection will play for Penn State.
D Jen Woodie, Woodbridge, Sr.: Central marking back was a calming influence for a Viking defense that allowed only seven goals. Will play for Virginia Commonwealth.
MF Paula Faherty, Lake Braddock, Sr.: Defensive midfielder has a tireless work rate. Finished with three goals and eight assists. Also an All-Met in field hockey; will play soccer for Illinois.
MF Ali Krieger, Forest Park, Jr.: Creative offensive midfielder who punishes defenses with speed and skill. Helped lead second-year school to 10-win season. Finished with 10 goals and 11 assists.
MF Anna Pawlow, W.T. Woodson, Sr.: Repeat All-Met and two-year captain orchestrated the W.T. Woodson offense. Liberty District player of the year will play for William and Mary.
MF Amy Smerdzinski, Chantilly, Fr.: Strong tackler and savvy dribbler had 13 goals and 12 assists for the Chargers, who went 13-4 after struggling last season.
F Kimi Argy, Chantilly, Sr.: Speedy, accurate shooter was named Virginia AAA Northern Region player of the year and finished with 22 goals and six assists. Will play for James Madison.
F Maija Garnaas, T.C. Williams, Sr.: Creative and speedy forward served as the primary offensive threat for the Titans. AAA Patriot District player of the year will play for Princeton.

Second Team
GK Danielle Fortney Stone Bridge Soph.
D Lauren Eaton Hylton Jr.
D Erica Lee Oakton Jr.
D Kristin Portell Woodbridge Sr.
D Shaina Ross Robinson Sr.
MF Lauren Manns Potomac Falls Sr.
MF Lindsey Pendergraph Woodbridge Jr.
MF Kerry Robinson Robinson Sr.
MF L.J. Williams Lake Braddock Jr.
F Ashley Banks W.T. Woodson Soph.
F Kim Bonilla Forest Park Soph.
F Jonita Hooker Hylton Sr.

Honorable Mention
Goalkeepers: Sarah Guagliardo, Lake Braddock, Sr.; Katie Kerr, Woodbridge, Sr.; Loretta McNamee, Robinson, Soph.; Anna Rosen, Yorktown, Sr.
Defenders: Jenn Bartucca, West Springfield, Sr.; Emily Churchill, Robinson, Sr.; Erin Cozza, Gar-Field, Sr.; Lisa Henderson, Washington-Lee, Jr.; Amanda Huffman, Wakefield School, Sr.; Katie Keener, McLean, Sr.; Lauren Kontos, Forest Park, Jr.; Kat Libby, Langley, Soph.; Jessie Paris, Centreville, Soph.; Erin Rowley, Loudoun County, Sr.; Nicole Smith, Hayfield, Jr.; Crystal Thune, W.T. Woodson, Soph.
Midfielders: Leigh Anthony, W.T. Woodson, Jr.; Emily Baskin, West Springfield, Sr.; Heather Bourne, Robinson, Sr.; Melissa Cary, Brentsville, Sr.; Tiffany Chudoba, Centreville, Jr.; Ashley Duffy, Broad Run, Sr.; Amanda Guckian, Brooke Point, Sr.; Nicole Megaloudis, Potomac Falls, Jr.; Kjersti Trout, Colonial Forge, Sr.; Katie Somadelis, Oakton, Fr.; Rachel Thompson, W.T. Woodson, Jr.
Forwards: Bridget Cooley, Seton (Va.), Soph.; Brittany Croce, North Stafford, Fr.; Stephanie Dansereau, Langley, Fr.; Lisa DuCote, Massaponax, Soph.; Liz Edrington, Fauquier, Sr.; Tracy Fitzgerald, Lake Braddock, Sr.; Kara Frederick, Woodbridge, Sr.; Sara Gulley, Robinson, Fr.; Mandee Judd, Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy, Jr.; Jenna Martin, Potomac Falls, Soph.; Jill Maslyn, Hayfield, Soph.; Lindsay O'Bannon, Fauquier, Jr.; Lindsey Palmiero, Yorktown, Sr.; Chrissy Papageorge, Jefferson, Soph.

Note: Virginia public schools play soccer during the spring. Maryland, D.C. and private schools play soccer during the fall.

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