STEPHANIE CHENG

St. Stephen's/St. Agnes

Class: Senior

Sport: Lacrosse

Highlights: Led the second-ranked Alexandria school to its fifth straight Independent School League tournament championship, making 30 saves in three games.

Notable: First-year starter on varsity earned all-ISL honors and all-America honors for the 20-2 Saints. She made 162 saves and had a save percentage of 0.68. Also played No. 1 doubles on the school's varsity tennis team last fall.

Personal: Enrolled in Advanced Placement French and biology. Scored 1320 on Scholastic Assessment Test. Member of school's French and Asian Club. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese. Does volunteer work with area organization Food & Friends, which delivers meals to people infected with HIV. Will play lacrosse at University of Pennsylvania where she hopes to study international business.

-- Tara Finnegan

RYAN HALL

Herndon

Class: Senior

Sport: Soccer

Highlights: All-Met senior midfielder had four goals and an assist to help the Hornets win their second straight Virginia AAA Concorde District tournament final. Earned a free kick in Northern Region quarterfinal that led to Ryan Herring's game-winning goal against No. 4 Robinson.

Notable: Had 23 goals and 26 assists in four-year career. Favorite goal was a sudden-death overtime winner against South Lakes in the Northern Region championship during his sophomore year. Joined the Virginia's under-18 Olympic Development team for a two-week tour of Germany last summer as a guest player.

Personal: Has a grade-point average of 3.3. A member of the school's Key Club and DECA Club. Works as a personal soccer trainer for kids during the summer. Chose to attend Syracuse because his extended family lives there and he has "always wanted to go there." Favorite professional soccer player is England's Michael Owen.

-- Will Kuhns