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All-Met All-Mets
Front row, left to right: Mary Yarrison (Lee), Coach Matt Gibert (Langley), Nicole Somers (Langley). Back: Laura Ullrich (Westfield), Chrissy Anderson (Good Counsel), Rachael Burke (Good Counsel), Lindsey Ertter (Langley), Jessie Brosch (Stone Ridge), Marshi Smith (W.T. Woodson). Not pictured: Leeann Chang (Whitman), Meghan Thiel (Yorktown). (Jonathan Newton - The Washington Post)

First Team |  Swimmer of the Year |  Coach of the Year
Second Team | Honorable Mention

Swimmer of the Year
Lindsey Ertter, Langley, Sr.
Repeat All-Met Swimmer of the Year went undefeated in individual events the past three years. Won the 200 IM and 100 breast at Virginia AAA Championships, her fifth and sixth individual state titles. Signed with Georgia.

Coach of the Year
Matt Gibert, Langley
First-year coach directed Saxons to their fourth straight Virginia AAA, Northern Region and Liberty District titles. Arlington native teaches biology and chemistry at the McLean school and coaches year-round for York Swim Club.

First Team
Chrissy Anderson, Good Counsel, Sr.
Team captain placed first in 500 freestyle and 100 freestyle at Metros in leading Falcons to fifth straight title. Anchored champion 200 freestyle and 400 freestyle relay teams at Metros.

Jessie Brosch, Stone Ridge, Sr.
Went undefeated for third consecutive season, including victories in the 200 freestyle and the 100 butterfly at Metros. Earned MVP of National Catholic championships after placing ninth at Olympic trials in 200 butterfly.

Rachael Burke, Good Counsel, Jr
All-American captured Metros title in 500 freestyle and took second in 200 freestyle. Won 200 individual medley at Prep School championships. U.S. junior team captain took sixth place in 400-meter freestyle at the World Cup last year.

Leeann Chang, Whitman, Soph.
Went undefeated in individual events this season. Captured Metros titles in 200 individual medley and 100 breaststroke, breaking an 11-year-old record in the latter event.

Marshi Smith, W.T. Woodson, Jr.
Placed first in 100-yard freestyle and 100 back at the Virginia AAA championships, setting state meet record (51.96) in 100 freestyle. Owns six individual state titles.

Nicole Somers, Langley, Sr.
Team captain placed first at Virginia AAA finals in 200 free and second in 500 free. Went undefeated in relays the past four years. Committed to Princeton.

Meghan Thiel, Yorktown, Soph.
Captured titles in the 500 freestyle at the Virginia AAA, Northern Region and Liberty District championships, setting records at all three levels. Placed third in the 200 freestyle at state finals.

Laura Ullrich, Westfield, Jr.
An All-Met at Centreville last year, captained first-year program, winning the 100 butterfly. Took second in the 200 free at Virginia AAA championships.

Mary Yarrison, Lee, Soph.
Repeat All-Met diver won her second consecutive Virginia AAA title with a state meet record of 454.20 points. Undefeated in her career and owns two district and two regional titles.

Second Team
Amanda Blong, Sidwell Friends, Jr.; Amanda Burke, Good Counsel, Soph.; Katie Doggett, Jefferson, Jr.; Julia Howard, Langley, Jr.; Whitney Johnsen, Robinson, Sr.; Jennifer Lichtblau, South Lakes, Sr.; Marissa Martin, Churchill, Soph.; Kristin Pawlawski, Madeira, Sr.; Lindsay Rogers, Stone Ridge, Fr.; Emily Verdin, Jefferson, Fr.

Honorable Mention
Devin Carey, Stone Ridge, Soph.; Christy Cousins, Woodbridge, Jr.; Michelle DeMond, Churchill, Soph.; Kathryn Gold, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jr.; Diana Henderson, Yorktown, Sr.; Kate Homan, Holy, Cross, Jr.; Megan Hurd, Westfield, Jr.; Kim Magnanelli, Damascus, Sr.; Xenavee Pangelinan, Colonial Forge, Sr.; Akemi Parker, Colonial Forge, Sr.; Holly Phelps, Magruder, Sr.; Alexia Pool, Watkins Mill, Soph.; Ashley Razo, Stonewall Jackson, Jr.; Roxanne Richardson, Good Counsel, Fr.; Rachel Shipp, Langley, Sr.; Erin Tarpey, Robinson, Soph.; Kelly Urso, Stonewall Jackson, Jr.; Jill Vukmanic, Sherwood, Sr.; Diana Winings, South Lakes, Jr.; Lindsey Zhao, Whitman, Soph.

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