SPRING 2005 ALL-MET
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Soccer
All-Mets
Front row (left to right): Neil Barlow, Langley; Amy Smerdzinski, Chantilly; Emily Jukich, Centreville; Samantha Drees, Hayfield; Kristin Bowers, Lake Braddock; Mary Jo Loos, Stone Bridge; Lauren Malan, Potomac Falls; Ernesto Marquez, Woodbridge. Second row: Jessie Davis, W.T. Woodson; Brian Pate, Massaponax; Michael Lahoud, W.T. Woodson; Phil Kowalick, Potomac Falls; Phil Purdy, Osbourn Park; Donny Dila, Hayfield; Teri Maykoski, Robinson; Jackie Cozza, Gar-Field; Stephanie Danserau, Langley. Back row: Coach Joe Soos, Lake Braddock; Bobby Foglesong, Stafford; Matt Weiler, Lake Braddock; Dan Williams, Lake Braddock; Michael Brooks Jr., Chancellor; Jen Om, Jefferson; Tim Pittman, Osbourn; Coach Sean Burke, W.T. Woodson. Not pictured: Brittany Croce, North Stafford. (John McDonnell - The Washington Post)

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

Player of the Year
F MICHAEL LAHOUD
W.T. Woodson, Sr.

The Virginia AAA Northern Region's most dangerous striker led the Liberty District regular season champion Cavaliers in scoring for the second consecutive season with 23 goals and 12 assists. His speed and ball skills make him a quintessential scoring threat. Was named district player of the year. Will play for Wake Forest.



Coach of the Year
JOE SOOS
Lake Braddock

Led the Bruins to a 6-0 record in the Virginia AAA Patriot District, the toughest district in the Northern Region. In Soos's ninth season at Lake Braddock, the Bruins finished the regular season 10-0-2 and are eyeing their second regional title in three years.



First Team
GK DAN WILLIAMS | Lake Braddock, Sr.
The first-team all-Patriot District keeper posted seven shutouts and yielded only five goals. His size and athletic ability allow him to win most balls in the air.
D DONNY DILA | Hayfield, Sr.
The team captain has the speed and technique to lock down just about any opposing forward. Also scored three goals. Will play for Catholic.
D PHIL PURDY | Osbourn Park, Sr.
Led the Yellow Jackets to a 15-0-1 regular season mark. Scored 10 goals and had three assists in Osbourn Park's first 13 games. Will play for American.
D MATT WEILER | Lake Braddock, Jr.
Repeat All-Met anchored a defense that gave up only five goals. The AAA Northern Region's best defender also is a superb ball distributor.
MF BOBBY FOGLESONG | Stafford, Sr.
A second-team all-state selection as a junior, Foglesong is a gritty player adept at controlling the midfield. Has seven goals and 17 assists in his career. Will play for Old Dominion.
MF PHIL KOWALICK | Potomac Falls, Sr.
Repeat Virginia AA Dulles District player of the year had nine goals and 15 assists for the Panthers, who won the district regular season championship.
MF TIM PITTMAN | Osbourn, Sr.
The team captain is an aggressive player with excellent vision and awareness. He scored 14 goals. Will play for Coastal Carolina.
F NEIL BARLOW | Langley, Jr.
The all-Liberty District selection is the key to the Saxons' offense. He scored eight goals and had six assists as Langley played one of the region's toughest schedules.
F MICHAEL BROOKS JR. | Chancellor, Sr.
Brooks is a powerful striker who attacks the opposing defenses with both ball skills and speed. He scored 23 goals and had 14 assists.
F ERNESTO MARQUEZ | Woodbridge, Sr.
Marquez is a diminutive forward who used his quickness and ball skills to score 11 goals and register six assists.
F BRIAN PATE | Massaponax, Sr.
Massaponax's first All-Met in boys' soccer possesses a powerful leg that helped him score 12 goals and notch 12 assists. Will kick for William & Mary's football team.



Second Team
GK Josh Nesbit; Loudoun Valley, Sr.
D Robby Rogers; Robinson, Sr.
D Ryan Rudzinski; Langley, Jr.
D Jon Smithgall; Lake Braddock, Jr.
MF Tommy Dinuzzo; Osbourn Park, Sr.
MF Cory Fick; Hayfield, Jr.
MF Jimmy Hash; Forest Park, Sr.
MF Steve Rupp; Chancellor, Sr.
F Jose Colchao; Lake Braddock, Soph.
F Cherno Diallo; Mount Vernon, Jr.
F Uche Onyeador; Potomac Falls, Fr.
F Jason Sprecher; Fauquier, Sr.



Honorable Mention
GOALKEEPERS
Matt Barba, McLean, Sr.; Jean Claude Mutombo, Robinson, Jr.; Austin Shangraw, Potomac Falls, Soph.; Jason Stanislawski, Courtland, Sr.; Matt Tengs, West Springfield, Sr.; Christian Vargas, Falls Church, Sr.; James Walker, Lee, Sr.
DEFENDERS
Tyler Arnold, Colonial Forge, Sr.; Sean McCarthy, W.T. Woodson, Sr.; Leo Maddonni, Edison, Sr.; Chris Porter, West Potomac, Jr.; Ian Reese, Robinson, Sr.; Hussein Shaban, Stone Bridge, Jr.; Jay Triplett, Broad Run, Sr.; Jorge Valenzuela, Washington-Lee, Jr.; Freddie Ventura, Osbourn, Sr.; Eric Zeuhsow, Broad Run, Soph.
MIDFIELDERS
Jai An, Annandale, Soph.; Steven Brewer, Robinson, Sr.; Jon Chapman, Woodbridge, Jr.; Santigie Kamara, T.C. Williams, Sr.; John Keiran, West Springfield, Sr.; Andrew McDaniel, Broad Run, Jr.; Nick Rhodes, Westfield, Sr.; Kenan Samman, Marshall, Sr.; Alex Silver, Forest Park, Jr.; Jimmy Simpson, Fauquier, Soph.; Miq Umar, Chantilly, Sr.; Chris Werner, Madison, Sr.; Jack Wolfe, W.T. Woodson, Sr.
FORWARDS
Joe Barnd, W.T. Woodson, Soph.; Guil Costa, Lake Braddock, Jr.; Dan Lozano, Yorktown, Sr.; Joey Lyonnais, Massaponax, Sr.; Mark Higdon, Fairfax, Jr.; Nebiyu Mekuria, Mount Vernon, Sr.; John Painter, Gar-Field, Jr.; Giovanni Peralta, Lee, Jr.; Walter Rivera, Stuart, Jr.; Zhen Wang, Falls Church, Soph.

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

Player of the Year
MF AMY SMERDZINSKI
Chantilly, Sr.

Smerdzinski finishes her high school career as a four-time All-Met and a two-time Player of the Year. Despite constantly drawing multiple defenders, she was able to lead the Chargers with 22 goals and 10 assists and is Chantilly's all-time leader in career goals with more than 70. Will play for Wake Forest.



Coach of the Year
SEAN BURKE
W.T. Woodson

In his two seasons at the Fairfax school, Burke has led the Cavaliers to a 31-1-3 record. This season, the defending AAA state champions won the Virginia AAA Liberty District regular season title, outscoring opponents 36-9. Led the team to a No. 5 ranking in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll.



First Team
GK MARY JO LOOS | Stone Bridge. Jr.
In her first season in goal, Loos has seven shutouts and a 0.30 goals-against average, often making spectacular diving saves. Her play has been a primary reason for the Bulldogs' rise in the AA Dulles District.
D JACKIE COZZA | Gar-Field, Jr.
A physical player, Cozza toughened the Indians' defense and helped Gar-Field to 11 shutouts during the regular season. She added three assists.
D JESSIE DAVIS | W.T. Woodson, Sr.
Davis is the leader of a Cavaliers defense that allowed less than a goal per game and posted six consecutive shutouts at one point this season. Davis also added a goal and four assists. Will play for Penn State.
D SAMANTHA DREES | Hayfield, Jr.
A three-time All-Met, the speedy Drees made a seamless transition from forward to defender this season to bolster Hayfield's backline.
D LAUREN MALAN | Potomac Falls, Sr.
The two-time All-Met shut down opposing attackers for a Panthers defense that has allowed only 11 goals. She also has added three goals and five assists. Will play for Virginia Commonwealth.
MF KRISTIN BOWERS | Lake Braddock, Jr.
A standout on a team full of Division I-caliber players, Bowers's stellar two-way play helped the Bruins to the AAA Patriot District regular season title.
MF STEPHANIE DANSERAU | Langley, Sr.
After missing the 2004 season because of injury, Danserau rebounded to lead a potent Saxons offense. She tallied four goals and nine assists. Will play for Purdue.
MF TERI MAYKOSKI | Robinson, Sr.
The AAA Patriot District player of the year took her game to a new level this season, forcing a constant rotation of opponents' best defenders to mark her. Will play for James Madison.
MF JEN OM | Jefferson, Sr.
Om has been the centerpiece for the resurgent Colonials, directing play on both the offensive and defensive ends. Has six goals and three assists. Will play for Princeton.
F BRITTANY CROCE | North Stafford, Sr.
One of the area's best set-up players, Croce notched 12 goals and 13 assists as the Wolverines completed the program's first undefeated regular season. Will play for UNC Wilmington.
F EMILY JUKICH | Centreville, Jr.
Jukich has been the Wildcats' leading scorer in each of her three seasons, posting 14 goals and nine assists this spring and leading Centreville to the AAA Concorde District regular season title.



Second Team
D Sara Gulley; Robinson, Sr.
D Stephanie Hylton; Lake Braddock, Soph.
D Caitlin O'Connor; Chantilly, Soph.
D Caitlin Walko; Langley, Sr.
MF Liz Frank; Broad Run, Sr.
MF Kimmy Germain; Langley, Sr.
MF Jessica Hart; Hayfield, Sr.
GK Eliza Hattan; Robinson, Jr.
MF Blaine Hitt; Yorktown, Jr.
F Jessie Deegan; Westfield, Sr.
F Tiffany Gaskins; Woodbridge, Sr.
F Janna Pearson; Stonewall Jackson, Sr.



Honorable Mention
GOALKEEPERS
Brianna Arthurs, Yorktown, Jr.; Jen Ewan, Madison, Sr.; Rachel Hardison, Loudoun Valley, Sr.; Maria Mohammed, North Stafford, Sr.; Erin Wotjkun, W.T. Woodson, Sr.
DEFENDERS
Ashleigh Blumer, Forest Park, Sr.; Jessie Cole, Woodbridge, Sr.; Morgan Davison, Yorktown, Sr.; Devin Dowell, Madison, Soph.; Diedre Garrahan, Jefferson, Sr.; Michelle Noblin, Courtland, Sr.; Courtney Portell, Forest Park, Sr.; Kristi Sieber, Loudoun County, Jr.; Samara Stephen-Dowd, Oakton, Sr.
MIDFIELDERS
Amy Ballew, West Springfield, Sr.; Stephanie Balzano, Battlefield, Jr.; Patti Benner, Centreville, Jr.; Lindsay Bowers, Lake Braddock, Sr.; Sarah Cabrisses, Stone Bridge, Soph.; Caly Cassady; Brentsville, Jr.; Claire Grubbs, Potomac Falls, Sr.; Kendall Irby, Gar-Field, Jr.; Mary Carter Jacocks, Lake Braddock, Soph.; Marissa Mohammed, North Stafford, Sr.
FORWARDS
Marika Gray, Hayfield, Soph.; Heather Haupt, West Springfield, Sr.; Taylor Johnson, Dominion, Soph.; Abby Lauer, Jefferson, Sr.; Lauren McCoy, Courtland, Fr.; Kelly Mitchell, Hayfield, Jr.; Eboni Nichols, Hylton, Sr.; Meghan Lenczyk, Langley, Soph.; Jasmine Riley, Wakefield, Sr.; Sarah Senty, Washington-Lee, Sr.; Katharine Shrum, Stuart, Jr.; Brianna Smith, Broad Run, Soph.; Ashleigh Snook, Potomac Falls, Sr.; Anna Tupy, Edison, Soph.; Amy Wilcox, Yorktown, Sr.; Claire Zimmeck, W.T. Woodson, Sr.


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