2011-12 Winter All-Met

Girls' track & field

Mobolaji Adeokun

DuVal / Sr.

Won the 55 hurdles (8.07) and flat 55 (7.07) at the Md. 4A meet. Ran a PR 44.18 in 300 and long-jumped 18-9.

Udeme Akpaete

Springbrook / Sr.

Montgomery County 500-meter champ finished second at the Md. 4A meet in 1:14.56, fourth fastest in the country.

Sophie Chase

Lake Braddock / Jr.

Northern Region 1,600 champ ran mile at Millrose Games in 4:54.14. Was second in Va. meet in 3,200 (10:29.66).

Kimberley Ficenec

Mountain View / Sr.

Won mile at Virginia Tech in 4:55.68. Took second at Va. AAA meet in the 1,600 (4:59.15), won 1,000 in a meet-record 2:51.46.

Alexis Franklin

Old Mill / Sr.

Won the 55, 300, 500 and 55 hurdles at Arundel County meet. Won Md. 4A titles in the 500 (1:14.46 ) and 300 (39.62).

Nakita Gray

Friendly / Sr.

Cleared an area-best 5-8 in the high jump at Md. 3A West and averaged more than 14 points for Patriots basketball team.

Emma King

Oakdale / Jr.

Set a Md. state record in pole vault, clearing 12-3 at the 2A West meet. Won second state title with a meet record 11-9.5.

Carina Peter

Herndon / Sr.

Set personal bests in the 55 (7.13), 300 (41.10) and long jump (18-9.75); took second in triple jump at Va. AAA meet (39-7.75).

Kiah Seymour

Carroll / Sr.

Placed second in 300 at Va. Tech Invitational in 38.95. Also had personal bests in the 55 hurdles (8.20) and 500 (1:15.85).

Antonella Taylor

Bowie / Jr.

Threw shot put a personal best 46-9 at Montgomery Invite. Had winning tosses of 46-7 at Md. 4A East and 46-3.75 at state meet.

Sarah Jane Underwood

West Potomac / Sr.

Won the 1,000 at the Northern Region championships in 2:53.53 and won Patriot District title (2:53.79).

Omar Wilkins

Coach of the year, Elizabeth Seton

For the first time in his four years guiding the Roadrunners, Wilkins didn’t select team captains. Instead, he let leadership happen organically. Several girls stepped to the fore, creating performance incentives on the track and in the classroom. They also won their third private schools invitational in the past five years.

Player bios by Carl Little - The Washington Post. Photos by Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post.
Published April 5, 2012.