FALL ALL-MET 2017
The following student-athletes have been selected to The Washington Post’s 2017 All-Met team for boys’ soccer:
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Justin Gielen, F, Sr., DeMatha
The Maryland commit was DeMatha’s only returning starter this fall and scored 23 goals in 20 games to lead the Stags back to the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference final. Gielen, who is a guard on the basketball court for the Stags in the winter, is a complete forward with the speed to run by defenders in the open field and the size to win headers in the box. Gielen was a consistent finisher during his four years in Hyattsville, scoring 52 goals and dishing out 22 assists.
Silas Baker, F, Jr., Meade
Clutch goal scorer produced 11 goals and 12 assists this season to bring his three-year totals up to 26 goals and 31 assists.
Drew Belloff, MF, Sr. Severna Park
Scored 21 goals in 20 games as the Falcons outscored their opponents 60-10.
Sam Farrell, GK, Sr. Severna Park
Shot-stopper allowed more than one goal once in 20 games with a 0.5 goals against average. Will play for Washington & Lee.
Nico Kenary, D, Sr., Landon
Three-year starter anchored a defense that posted 13 shutouts in 19 games and won the IAC title. Will play for Amherst.
Anderson Mejia-Marroquin, F, Sr., Hammond
Howard County’s most dangerous attacking force put up 22 goals and 17 assists this fall.
Isaiah Price, F, Sr., Bowie
The top playmaker in Prince George’s County scored 20 goals as the Bulldogs reached the state semifinals.
Primo Josep Fogam, MF, Sr., Bell
The District’s most skillful winger scored 17 times and dished out 11 assists.
Dylan Reid, D, Sr., Whitman
Rangy defender patrolled a back line that allowed seven goals in 15 games with 10 shutouts. Will play for Bowdoin.
Darius Siahpoosh, MF, Sr., Churchill
Creative dribbler and finisher produced 22 goals and 11 assists in 13 games with four hat tricks.
Eli Sturm, MF, Sr., Bethesda-Chevy Chase
Tireless defensive midfielder missed only a handful of minutes all season and scored the winning goal in the state semifinals to drive the Barons to the Md. 4A state title.
Ryan Teuschl, D, Sr., Gonzaga
Shutdown center back scored eight goals and captained the Eagles to the WCAC and DCSAA titles.
COACH OF THE YEAR
Guillermo Melendez, Bethesda-Chevy Chase
In his eighth season with the Barons, Melendez organized a defense that did not allow a goal in 480 minutes of playoff soccer. With six straight shutouts, Bethesda-Chevy Chase (14-3-3) won the Maryland 4A state title to finish on top of The Post’s rankings this fall.
Alexander Abril, D, Sr., O’Connell
Keaton Bathras, MF, Sr., Severna Park
Theo Biddle, D, Sr., Wilson
Cameron Coates, D, Sr., River Hill
Paul Egan, MF, Sr., The Heights
Lucas Kokolios, MR, Sr., Leonardown
Yann Kouemi, F, Sr., Watkins Mill
Ronald Little, F, Sr., Sherwood
Garrett Lyons, MF, Sr., Georgetown Prep
Jack Rosener, MF, Jr., Potomac School
Bennett Schwartz, GK, Jr., Bethesda-Chevy Chase
Zach Wittlinger, F, Sr., Grace Christian Academy
Shane Angel, GK, Sr., Chopticon
Lekan Anifowose, MF, Sr. McKinley Tech
Edgar Ayala, D, Sr., Bell
Toby Baldwin, GK, Sr., Oakland Mills
Vincent Broccolino, MF, Jr., Mount Hebron
Liam Brocker, MF, Sr., Bethesda-Chevy Chase
Andrew Colebrook, D, Sr., Chesapeake
Carlos Contreras, MF, Sr., Magruder
Seth Depriest-Kessler, MF, Sr. La Plata
Keelan Fedison, MF, Sr., Meade
Caleb Fernandez, MF, Sr., Damascus
Alex Freed, GK, Sr., Landon
William Garner, MF, Sr., McNamara
Nick Gerlach, GK, Sr., Gonzaga
Zach Hosseinian, MF, Sr., Paul VI
Justin John-Longbah, F, Sr., Bowie
Alex Keppler, F, Sr., Centennial
Giacomo Mecagni, D, Sr., St. Albans
Jake Miklovic, D, Sr., Bishop Ireton
Hector Moreno, MF, So., Paul Public Charter
Rodrigo Moreno, MF, Sr., Bladensburg
Bryce Orsini, F, Sr. Rockville
Stephen Orsini, D, Sr., Rockville
Antonio Paz Cruz, GK, Jr., International at Langley Park
Jasper Pearson, D, Sr., Washington International
Tucker Protzman, D, Jr., Great Mills
Noah Raphael, F, Sr., Calvert
John Reed, MF, Sr., Good Counsel
Ismar Reyes, MF, Sr., Capital City Public Charter
Natan Rosen, F, Jr., Whitman
Alex Shahmirzadi, MF, Sr., Flint Hill
Patrick Sherlock, GK, Jr., River Hill
Christopher Simpson, D, Sr. North Point
Emmett Stern, D, Sr., Sidwell Friends
Alden Sullivan, MF, Sr., South River
Alexander Thompson, GK, Sr., Georgetown Day
Trevor VanVeldhuisen, MF, Jr., Washington Christian
Ben Wetcheme F, Sr., Crossland
Evan Young, F, Jr., Lackey
Text by Dillon Mullan