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  1998-99 All-Met Volleyball Team

  • Player of the Year
  • Coach of the Year

  • First Team
  • Second Team
  • Honorable Mention



  • 1997-98 All-Met Volleyball Team

    Front row, left to right: Heather Kerley, Elizabeth Seton; Sarah Haynes, Northern.
    Second row: Dana Jones, Chancellor; De'Ara Balenger, Maret; mariel Davenport Pollock, Whitman. Back row: Lisa Chapman, Centennial; Amanda Ayres, Calvert; Elizabeth Davenport Pollock, Whitman.

    Ayres
    Player of the Year
    Amanda Ayres
    Calvert

  • 6-0 senior middle hitter.
  • Led Calvert to first-ever Maryland 3A state championship and 20-0 overall record. In past three seasons, Prince Frederick school has 55-5 record.
  • Southern Maryland Athletic Conference Player of the Year.
  • Committed to University of Maryland.

    Larracuente

    Coach of the Year
    Orlando Larracuente
    Whitman

  • Led Bethesda school to 20-0 record and No. 2 ranking in Washington area.
  • One year after taking over team that finished 8-6 overall, led Whitman to undefeated season and Maryland 4A state championship.


    FIRST TEAM

    De'Ara Balenger Outside Hitter Maret Sr.
    Four-year varsity member, led school in most offensive categories. Averaged 15 kills per match, led Maret to 15-2 record.
    Lisa Chapman Setter Centennial Sr.
    Member of three state championship teams over past four years. Tallied 917 assists as starter past two seasons.
    Elizabeth Davenport Pollock Middle Hitter Whitman Sr.
    Tallied 60 kills in final three matches of season. Averaged five kills, two blocks per game.
    Mariel Davenport Pollock Setter/Hitter Whitman Sr.
    Tallied 17 assists and six blocks in Maryland 4A state title game. Averaged eight assists and two blocks per game.
    Sarah Haynes Middle Hitter Northern Sr.
    Three-year starter led Owings school to two Maryland 3A state championships. Led No. 3 Patriots in kills and blocks.
    Dana Jones Middle Hitter Chancellor Jr.
    Led No. 6 Chancellor to Virginia AAA state semifinals with 390 kills and 129 blocks this season.
    Heather Kerley Setter Elizabeth Seton Sr.
    Repeat All-Met. Tallied roughly 1,800 assists during her career. Member of U.S. National Deaf volleyball team.

    SECOND TEAM

    Outside Hitter Chris Batson Osbourn Park Jr.
    Setter Tera Blevins Northern Jr.
    Setter Lauren Boyd Severna Park Sr.
    Outside Hitter Denise Hartnett McDonough Sr.
    Outside Hitter Julie Mayer Patuxent Sr.
    Outside Hitter Kim Payne Calvert Sr.
    Middle Hitter Robynn Scott-Clayton Sidwell Friends Sr.
    Middle Hitter Katie Synan Chancellor Jr.

    HONORABLE MENTION
    Setter: Heather Capelli, Osbourn Park; Christina Kaltreider, Mount Hebron; Stephanie Kessler, Damascus; Rebecca Owens, Pallotti; Katie Radford, Northern; Linda Stefko, St. Mary's Ryken; Ayesha Wagle, National Cathedral.
    Middle Hitter: Jen McGee, Bowie; Valerie Murphy, Loudoun Valley; Sara Shisler, Patuxent; Brandi Taylor, Westlake; Madia Willis, St. Stephen's/SA.
    Outside Hitter: Erica Eberwein, Woodbridge; Kim Emrich, Centennial; Jessica Guy, St. Mary's Ryken; Melanie Heaps, James Wood; Genevieve Hill, Wilson; Heather Jenkins, Park View; Amanda O'Rourke, Calvert; Erin Sisk, Whitman; Megan Wilson, Osbourn Park.
    Defensive Specialist: April Shields, Calvert; Beth Tommasone, Broad Run.

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