Girls soccer All-Metro first-team

December 13, 2013|By Glenn Graham, The Baltimore Sun

The first team

Bridgette Andrzejewski

McDonogh, forward, sophomore

* Repeat All-Metro first-team selection led No. 1 Eagles in scoring (29 goals and 10 assists) for second straight season

* Fierce competitor with exceptional skills and shot is focal point of offense and helps help free up teammates

* Earned All-American, All-South region and All-State honors this season

* Member of the Under-17 National Team has 44 goals and 18 assists in first two high school seasons

Kacie Longo

South River, forward, senior

* Four-year starter and last season's All-Metro Player of the Year capped her career with a 17-goal, seven-assist senior year

* Played through the playoffs with a torn ligament in her ankle, scored important goal in the Seahawks' win over Broadneck for the Class 4A East region

* Clutch performer with team-first approach, finished career with 66 goals and 25 assists

* Also an All-Metro midfielder in lacrosse, has committed to play that sport at Maryland

Ellie McNulty

Broadneck, forward, senior

* Captain and three-year varsity player scored 14 goals and 11 assists to lead the Bruins to the Anne Arundel regular season crown

* Exceptional placement on free kicks, including two clutch second-half goals against South River to tie the Class 4A East region title game

* Despite missing her sophomore year to injury, finished career with 29 goals and 19 assists

* Made a commitment to play lacrosse at Princeton

Jennifer Nonn

Catonsville, forward, junior

* Three-year starter and repeat All-Metro first-team pick led Comets to first-ever state final appearance

* Finished with 21 goals and 10 assists to lead the team in scoring for a third straight season

* Scored or assisted in 16 of 19 games and enjoyed six multi-goal games this season

* Will take 67 goals and 20 assists into her senior season

Sheridan Street

River Hill, forward, senior

* Repeat All-Metro first-team selection closed out four-year career with 15 goals, seven assists and a second-straight Class 3A state crown

* Dominated the playoffs, scoring seven times including a memorable final goal in the Hawks' 1-0 win over Huntingtown in the title game

* Persistent, fast and skilled, always found herself in the right spot to finish her career with 61 goals to go with 24 assists

* Set to graduate this month and will be headed to Syracuse early on a soccer scholarship

Eliza Harris

Friends, midfielder, senior

* Led Friends to the IAAM B Conference championship this season, finishing with 24 goals and 15 assists

* Four-year starter and three-year captain finished career with 70 goals and 44 assists

* Enjoyed three-goal games in wins against Bryn Mawr and Maryvale

* Hard worker at both ends of the field, committed to play at Navy

Alyssa Malanik

Century, midfielder, senior

* Captain in third year on varsity, led the Class 2A state champion Knights in scoring with a Carroll County-best 10 goals and 10 assists

* Recorded three assists in the Knights' 3-0 win over Loch Raven in the state championship game

* A speedy and skilled outside midfielder, handled all free kicks and created scoring opportunities with pinpoint crosses and a heavy shot

* Set to play at Frostburg, she finished her career with 14 goals and 16 assists, including two goals and four assists in this season's playoffs

Sarah Martin

Archbishop Spalding, midfielder, senior

* Three-year varsity player became team leader and focal point in the middle to lead the Cavaliers to IAAM A Conference title game

* Gifted ball skills and accurate free kicks led to 12-goal, 7-assist season

* Equally effective scoring and distributing, finished her three years on varsity with 20 goals and 16 assists

* Will take her well-rounded game to Vermont on scholarship

Casey Martinez

McDonogh, midfielder, senior

* Four-year starter and captain closed out career with 49 goals, 44 assists and three IAAM A Conference titles

* Scored winning goal in her freshman and senior seasons in the championship games

* Played in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-American Game in Cary, N.C.

* Technically strong on the ball with exceptional vision, set to play at Duke on scholarship

Callie Allen

River Hill, defender/midfielder, senior

* Captain and four-year varsity starter was the Class 3A state champ Hawks' steadying influence with versatile and consistent play

* Great game sense, strong in the air and a fine tackler, was responsible for marking the opponent's top scoring threat

* Also a threat on offense, finished career with eight goals and seven assists and scored game-winner in 2012 state title game

* Headed to Elon on a soccer scholarship

Anna Higdon

Catonsville, defender, senior

* Four-year starter at left back and captain was instrumental in the Comets winning the Baltimore County title and advancing to the Class 4A state title game

* Timely runs and pinpoint free kicks played big in Comets' attack as she finished with three goals and 11 assists this season

* Smart positioning and tight marking regularly shut down opponents on her side of the field

* Committed to Stetson on a soccer scholarship

Jenna Surdick

Arundel, defender, junior

* Three-year starter at sweeper anchored defense for Anne Arundel County champion Wildcats

* Speed, instincts and strong play in the air helped limit opponents to six goals in 14-2-1 season

* Quick to the ball and helped the Wildcats build their attack from the back

* Scored one goal this season and now has two in her career

Cassidy Babin

Archbishop Spalding, goalkeeper, senior

* Three year starter, four-year varsity player and repeat All-Metro first team selection helped Cavaliers go 13-3-1 and advance to IAAM A Conference title game

* Smart positioning, quick reaction time and controlling the penalty area led to 10 shutouts this season

* Finished career with a 37-11-5 mark and 27 shutouts

* Won one IAAM A Conference title and started in two others, set to play at Massachusetts Amherst on scholarship

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