All-anne Arundel County

Boys Lacrosse

June 07, 2006

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Mike Gvozden

Severna Park

Gvozden, who is headed to Johns Hopkins, capped a marvelous four-year career with 17 saves in the Falcons' 7-4 victory over Dulaney in the Class 4A-3A final. Severna Park won four county and regional titles and made it to the state final four straight years with Gvozden in the cage. This year's state title was the Falcons' second in three years.

Stopping 70 percent of the shots he faced and recording 170 saves, Gvozden is the first county player to start in four consecutive county and state championship games and the first goalie to do so in state tournament play. Anne Arundel's first four-time All-County goalie, he finished with a county-record 751 saves.

COACH OF THE YEAR

Jim Beardmore

Severna Park

The fiery, third-year coach led the Falcons to their second Class 4A-3A state title in three years and an undefeated record in county play en route to their fifth straight county crown. This year's state crown was extra sweet because it came by 7-4 over bitter rival Dulaney.

Beardmore, a former All-American goalie at Maryland, is perfect in county and regional title games in his three seasons and is 50-8 overall.

First team

Name School Class Pos.

Eric Boyle Annapolis Senior Attack

Eric Lusby Severna Park Junior Attack

Logan Rausse Broadneck Senior Attack

Dan Burns Severna Park Senior Midfield

Nick Elsmo Severn Junior Midfield

Chris Hunt Severna Park Junior Midfield

Scott LaRue South River Junior Midfield

Kevin Etter Severn Senior Defense

Shane Lowman Severna Park Senior Defense

Brian White St. Mary's Senior Defense

Mike Gvozden Severna Park Senior Goal

Brian Phipps Severn Senior Goal

Second team

Name School Class Pos.

Josh Beck Southern Junior Attack

Rhett DePol St. Mary's Junior Attack

Joe Maxwell Old Mill Junior Attack

Rich May Spalding Soph. Attack

Frank Taglienti Severna Park Senior Attack

Courtland Fudge Severna Park Senior Midfield

Mike Poerstel Annapolis Senior Midfield

Brandon Rowe Broadneck Senior Midfield

Shane Hall South River Junior Defense

Steve Sauser Northeast Junior Defense

Colin Tokosh Broadneck Junior Defense

Pat Simpson Broadneck Junior Goal

Note -- Teams selected by Pat O'Malley after consultation with The Sun staff and area coaches.

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