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1998 All-Met Volleyball Team

Thursday, April 2, 1998

  • Player of the Year
  • Coach of the Year

  • First Team
  • Second Team
  • Honorable Mention

  • 1997-98 All-Met Volleyball Team

    The All-Met Volleyball team roamed the Washington area and terrorized opponents. In front of a cast of a Tyrannosaurus rex at the Discovery Channel Store: Destination, D.C., are in front, left to right: Beth Radford, Heather Kerley and Briana Zolak.
    Middle: Candace McNamee, Tricia Wilson and Nashunda Harper.
    Back: Erin Fowler and Cheryl Weaver.
    Missing from photo: Coach of the Year Michael Bossom.

    Player of the Year
    Cheryl Weaver
    Sidwell Friends

  • Senior. Three-time All-Met.
  • Member of U.S. junior national team.
  • Led Northwest Washington private school to fourth straight Independent School League championship and 27-1 overall record.
  • Most valuable player in D.C. All-Star Classic. Committed to Long Beach State.

    Mike Bossom Coach of the Year
    Michael Bossom

  • Led Ellicott City school to No. 1 ranking in the Washington Post.
  • Team won Maryland 2A championship, the school's third title in past four years.


    Erin Fowler Middle Hitter Calvert Sr.
    Repeat All-Met. Two-time Southern Maryland Athletic Conference selection. Led Prince Frederick school to 20-1 record and SMAC regular season championship.
    Nashunda Harper Outside Hitter Woodbridge Sr.
    Virginia AAA Northwestern Region selection had 336 kills, 29 aces and 508 digs for Virginia AAA quarterfinalist.
    Heather Kerley Setter Elizabeth Seton Jr.
    Member of U.S. National Deaf volleyball team. Had 375 assists to lead 20-6 Bladensburg school to second-place in Washington Catholic Athletic Conference tournament.
    Candace McNamee Setter/Hitter Sidwell Friends Sr.
    Repeat All-Met. Two-time member of U.S. junior national team. Had 417 kills and 208 blocks. Committed to California-Berkeley.
    Beth Radford Outside Hitter Northern Sr.
    Led Owings school to Maryland 3A championship after Patriots won two straight 4A titles. Two-time all-SMAC selection.
    Tricia Wilson Outside Hitter Osbourn Park Sr.
    Repeat All-Met. Averaged 10 kills a game to help Manassas school finish second in Virginia AAA Cardinal District. First-team all-Cardinal and all-Northwestern Region.
    Briana Zolak Outside Hitter Centennial Sr.
    Set Maryland state tournament single-game record with 13 kills as 20-0 Eagles won Class 2A title. Committed to Towson University.


    Hitter Laura Anderson Watkins Mill Sr.
    Hitter/Setter Clarissa Crowell McDonough Sr.
    Hitter Kristen Fields Pallotti Sr.
    Hitter Julie Gosewisch Severna Park Sr.
    Hitter/Setter Candace Greene Holton-Arms Sr.
    Middle Blocker Jennifer Lyles Bowie Sr.
    Hitter Erin McMahon Calvert Sr.
    Hitter Dawn Taylor Thomas Stone Sr.

    Kammi Cottrell, Annapolis, Jewel Clark, Thomas Stone; Kerri Culbert, Loudoun Valley; Dana Cookson, Quince Orchard; Jillian Donnelly, Model; Jenni Ferris, Annapolis; Travelle Franklin-Ford, Holy Cross; Jessica Guy, St. Mary's Ryken; Jen Graeff, Maret; Lindsay Hayes, Broad Run. Michelle Heaps, James Wood; Ricki Hess, Watkins Mill; Genevieve Hill, Wilson; Opal Jones, Surrattsville; Brandy Kuykendall, James Wood; Wendy Legge, Sherando; Koleka Masimini, Wilson; Jenny Miller, Fauquier; Rebecca Owens, Pallotti; Joemil Parra, Richard Montgomery; Jill Pearson, Loudoun County; Jen Peel, Calvert. Amber Rieg, River Hill; Kristen Schaible, James Wood; Shannon Segres, Gar-Field; Linda Stefko, St. Mary's Ryken; Danesha Taylor, Thomas Stone; Emily Ware, Osbourn; Rebecca Waters, Park View; Karima Wesselhoft, Hylton.

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