First Team

Player

Team

Year

Highlights

Mariko Esannason

Woodbridge

Sr.

Helped the Vikings advance to the Virginia AAA quarterfinals with a 13-4 overall record and a 10-2 mark in the Cardinal District.

Emily Heberer

Woodbridge

Sr.

Finished the season 16-1 overall, 12-0 in the Cardinal District playing No. 2 singles. Teamed with Esannason in doubles and went 14-3 overall and won the district.

Kendra James

Gar-Field

Sr.

Cardinal District singles champion finished the regular season 12-0 and advanced to Northwestern Region semifinals.

Kathryn Sandkuhler

North Stafford

Jr.

Finished the season 6-2 in Commonwealth District at No. 2 singles and undefeated at No. 2 doubles to help North Stafford to a runner-up finish in the district.

Stephanie Weller

Hylton

Soph.

Went 8-4 in her second season as the Bulldogs' No. 1 singles player, finishing third in the Cardinal District.

Coach Of the Year

Lewis Forrest

Woodbridge

* The longtime Vikings coach led Woodbridge to a 16-1 record and its second consecutive Cardinal District team title.

* Woodbridge advanced to the state tournament for the first time in his career.

* Forrest has tallied a 38-7 record since returning as the girls coach in 1997 after a three-year break.

Honorable Mention

Jennifer Bowen, Osbourn; Pamela Cassell, North Stafford; Nicole Dukes, Woodbridge; Rachel Heberer, Woodbridge; Liz Hemmer, Osbourn; Laura Johnson, Stafford; Meredith Milligan, Osbourn.

Player Of the Year

Krista Eck

Stafford, Jr.

* Went 18-2 to help Indians win Commonwealth District team title.

* Northwestern Region finalist in singles and doubles and Virginia AAA quarterfinalist in singles and doubles.

* Commonwealth singles and doubles champion.