Athletes Of The Week

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

October 18, 2006

BOYS

Angel Draganov

Dulaney, soccer

The junior striker scored three game-winning goals in as many days to secure victories over Loch Raven, Owings Mills and Loyola, two of which were in overtime. Draganov raised his season totals to 10 goals and one assist as the Lions improved to 7-4-1.

Draganov scored the second goal in last Wednesday's 2-1 overtime win over then-No. 14 Loch Raven. A day later, Draganov scored the only goal in a 1-0 victory over Owings Mills.

Then, on Friday, Draganov converted the only goal in an overtime win against then-No. 9 Loyola, defending co-champion of the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference.

Others considered / / Eric Anderson, Archbishop Curley, cross country; Zach Brown, Wilde Lake, football; Chris Hunt, Severna Park, football.

GIRLS

Annesia Faulkner

St. Vincent Pallotti, soccer

The prolific senior striker scored her 100th career goal last week while leading the No. 3 Panthers to two victories as they improved to 12-1 overall and remained unbeaten (8-0) in the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference. Faulkner, who has orally committed to Maryland, scored two goals and had an assist last week in a 4-0 win over St. Mary's. She also had two goals in a 4-0 win over Mount de Sales. In 13 games this season, she has 16 goals and eight assists. She has scored two or more goals in a game five times this season. In addition to her 100 career goals, Faulkner had 43 career assists by week's end. A second-team All Metro pick last season, Faulkner plays for the Bethesda Extreme club. This summer, she was one of three high school players selected to the Washington Freedom's Under-20 developmental team. Faulkner, who has a 3.7 grade point average, also plays point guard for the school's basketball team and helped the Panthers win the IAAM B Conference title last season.

Others considered / / Allie Emala, Bryn Mawr, field hockey; Poppy Hall, Garrison Forest, field hockey; Liz Jung, Maryvale, volleyball.

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