WINTER 2008 ALL-MET

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Girls' Swimming

First Team | Second Team | Top Relay Teams | Honorable Mention

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What Does It Take to Be an All-Met?
The Washington Post's scholastic sports staff asked, and All-Mets answered:
Elena Spak and Anais Menguy

Swimmer of the Year / Coach of the Year

SWIMMER OF THE YEAR
Ashley Danner | Lake Braddock » Sr.
Four-time All-Met smashed two Virginia AAA records in the 200 IM (2:01.19) and 100 breaststroke (1:00.96). Will swim for George Mason.
» Favorite Pre-Meet Song: “ ’Till I Collapse” by Eminem and Nate Dogg
“It makes me want to do my best and want to go fast in races.”

COACH OF THE YEAR
Matt Salerno | Fairfax
Salerno led the Rebels to their first Virginia AAA championship -- the school’s first state title in any sport.


First Team

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Emily Ferguson Meredith Cavalier Molly Emery Cara Chuang
Fairfax » Sr. Brooke Point » Jr. Lake Braddock » Sr. Poolesville » So.
Led the Rebels with an automatic all-American time in the 50 freestyle (23.85) and anchored the 200 medley relay. Will swim for Va. Tech. Had automatic all-American times in 50 free (23.88) and 100 back (57.54) to finish third and second at the Virginia AAA championships. Finished second in 500 free (4:54.99) and third in 200 free (1:51.03) at Virginia AAA championships. Will swim for William & Mary. Two-time All-Met captured two titles at Metros, winning 200 IM in 2:06.19 and taking the 100 back in 56.13.


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Anais Menguy Amanda Kendall Caitlin Perks
Richard Montgomery » Jr. Robinson » Jr. Fauquier » Sr.
Won two Metros titles by swimming automatic all-American times in the 200 freestyle (1:50.74) and 100 butterfly (56.12). The three-time All-Met won Virginia AAA titles in the 50 (23.68) and 100 (50.76) freestyle, setting a state record in the 100. Finished second in the 200 free (1:49.99) and 100 free (50.95) at the Virginia AAA championships. Will swim for Tennessee.


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Elena Spak Maren Taylor Suzanne Schwee
Walter Johnson » Sr. Yorktown » Jr. Stone Bridge » Sr.
Swam an automatic all-American time of 51.56 to capture the 100 freestyle at Metros; finished second in the 50 free. Will swim for Pitt. Captured second straight Virginia AAA diving title and third consecutive Northern Region title with all-American consideration score of 455.23. The three-time All-Met won the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke at the Virginia AAA championships. Will swim for Alabama.


Second Team

Ellyn Baumgardner Fairfax Jr.
Rachel Burnett Annandale Jr.
Heather Denman Sherwood Sr.
Callie Fosburgh Wilson Fr.
Elizabeth Hall Chantilly Jr.
Theresa Harvey Fairfax Jr.
Hailey Hewitt Robinson Sr.
Kaitlin Pawlowicz Heritage Fr.
Katie Rogers Holy Cross Fr.
Meg Thompson Westfield Sr.

Top Relay Teams

200 Medley: Fairfax, 1:46.27 (Laura Benevento, Ellyn Baumgardner, Kristina Massie, Emily Ferguson)
200 Freestyle: Fairfax, 1:36.20 (Ellyn Baumgardner, Frances Dowd, Jean DeOrnellas, Theresa Harvey)
400 Freestyle: Lake Braddock, 3:29.40 (Sarah Lynch, Carly Ogren, Molly Emery, Ashley Danner)

Honorable Mention

Hannah Betman, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jr.; Brittany Culpepper, Leonardtown, Jr.; Laura Dillon, South Lakes, Sr.; Frances Dowd, Fairfax, Jr.; Hilary Fritz, O’Connell, Sr.; Eva Greene, McLean, Fr.; Temara Jordan, Fairmont Heights, Sr.; Jennifer Kotonias, Holy Cross, Jr.; Shannon Landers, Stone Bridge, Sr.; Natalie Leake, Centreville, So.; Sarah Lynch, Lake Braddock, Jr.; Emily Lloyd, Severna Park, So.; Maggie Macedonia, O’Connell, Sr.; Caitlin Marsilii, O’Connell, Sr.; Kaitlin Mills, Good Counsel, So.; Gabrielle Mizerak, Osbourn Park, Jr.; Abigail Ortmayer, Yorktown, So.; Elizabeth Pepper, Poolesville, Fr.; Brittany Powell, Magruder, Jr.; Danielle Schulkin, Whitman, So.; Cassie Self, Marshall, Sr.; Caroline Simmons, Colonial Forge, Jr.; Madeline Stiles, Oakton, Sr.; Carly Tanner, Osbourn Park, Jr.; Sarah Van Doren, Damascus, Jr.; Mandy Vincent, Gar-Field, So.; Mina Vucic, Walter Johnson, Jr.; Maria Watkins, Churchill, So.; Blair Webb, Good Counsel, Jr.; Emily Winland, Stone Bridge, Sr.

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