Marlee Paton from Loyola and Mary Teeters from Towson also were nominated. Teeters, a Centennial graduate, is one of only two goalies on the list along with Penn State’s Dana Cahill, from Mercy.
Eleven of the players graduated from local high schools, including two former Baltimore Sun Players of the Year – Schwarzmann, from Century, and Vanderbilt’s Ally Carey, from John Carroll. Loyola's Paton is from Australia.
The list includes all three Baltimore area players who were on the gold-medal winning U.S. team at the 2007 Under-19 World Championships – Johnson, a Broadneck graduate; Carey; and Virginia’s Josie Owen, a Severn graduate.
The 12th annual men’s and women’s Tewaaraton awards will be presented on May 31 at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington.
Following is the complete list of women nominees:
Dana Cahill (Mercy), goal, Penn State
Kara Cannizzaro, midfield, North Carolina
Ally Carey (John Carroll), midfield, Vanderbilt
Kitty Cullen (McDonogh), midfield, Florida
Brittany Dashiell (John Carroll), midfield, Florida
Emma Hamm, attack, Duke
Kristin Igoe, midfield, North Carolina
Karri Ellen Johnson (Broadneck), attack, Maryland
Becky Lynch, attack, North Carolina
Alayna Markwordt (Glenelg), attack, Ohio State
Alyssa Murray, attack, Syracuse
Josie Owen (Severn), attack, Virginia
Marlee Paton, midfield, Loyola
Sarah Plumb, midfield, Dartmouth
Iliana Sanza (St. Paul’s), defense, Maryland
Katie Schwarzmann (Century), midfield, Maryland
Shannon Smith, midfield, Northwestern
Jessi Steinberg, attack, Cornell
Maggie Tamasitis, attack, Notre Dame
Mary Teeters (Centennial), goal, Towson
Sophia Thomas (Maryvale), midfield, Georgetown
Taylor Thornton, defense, Northwestern
Michelle Tumolo, attack, Syracuse
Kim Wenger, midfield, Duke
Laura Zimmerman, midfield, North Carolina