Athletes Of The Week

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

April 25, 2007

Boys

Travis Reed

Boys' Latin, lacrosse The senior attackman scored seven goals and assisted on four others to lead the top-ranked Lakers in victories at then-No. 2 McDonogh and at then-No. 1 St. Paul's on April 17 and Saturday, respectively. With the wins, the defending champions took over sole possession of first place in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference with a league record of 6-0 and an overall mark of 12-1. Reed scored three goals and had two assists in an 8-6 win over McDonogh, a team Reed helped Boys' Latin defeat in last year's title game. In the 15-8 rout at St. Paul's, Reed scored four times and had two assists as the Lakers won their fourth consecutive game. This season, he has 39 goals and 22 assists, raising his career totals to 223 goals and 97 assists. A returning All-Metro selection, Reed is bound for the University of Maryland.

Other considered -- Jesse Kendall, Howard, lacrosse.

Girls

Jenny Steadman

Century, lacrosse The senior midfielder became the fifth player in Carroll County to surpass 200 goals for a career, scoring 17 goals in three wins last week to rank fourth on the all-time list with 205 goals. Century graduate Kelly Kasper is the county's leader with 233 goals. Steadman, the county's Player of the Year and a first-team All-Metro selection last spring, scored eight goals and added four assists in a win over Francis Scott Key, scored four goals in a win over Linganore to reach 200, and then had a five-goal, five-assist performance against South Carroll as the No. 6 Knights improved to 7-2. She went into the week with 40 goals, and her 19 assists gives her 111 for her career. A team captain, Steadman has played a major role in helping the Knights capture two Class 2A-1A state titles in the past three years. Steadman played four years of soccer and three seasons of basketball. With a weighted 3.9 grade point average, Steadman is set to play lacrosse at Penn State next year.

Others considered -- Grace Gavin, St. Paul's, lacrosse; Lauren Gibson, Chesapeake-AA, softball; Carly Martin, Seton Keough, softball.

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