2011 record: 6-7

Top returning players: Leah Edwards, Sr., (Attack); Stephanie Tittel, Jr., (Attack); Lisette Druyor, So., (Attack); Sara Forcey, So., (Defense); Annie Henderson, So., (Attack)

Key newcomers: Nicole Neidhardt, Jr., (Attack); Chelsea Dawson, Jr., (Defense)

Outlook: Harford Christian has a uniquely small group of girls who are committed to playing hockey this season, which will make playing a challenging schedule more difficult. Coach Lefever is anticipating that this year's returning players will step up to fill the spots left open by last year's six graduating seniors. The team has been practicing with a lot of energy and the coaching staff expects that to carry through the season.

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Harford Tech

Head coach: Amanda Warner (third year)

2011 record: 9-5-1

Top returning players: Lyndsey Endlich, Sr., (Attack); Tyler Bethke, Jr., (Attack); Brittany Mullen-Kapustensky, So., (Defense/Midfield); Brooke Fullem, Sr., (Midfield); Hannah Soellner, Jr., (Defense)

Key newcomers: Gillian Chase, Fr., (Defense); Lexie Endlich, Fr., (Defense); Courtney Poole, Fr., (Midfield)

Outlook: This year we have a young team and it will be a rebuilding year, coach Warner said. The Cobras have leadership on the front line with Endlich and Bethke. Both have speed and stick work and between them, accounted for more than half of all goals scored last season. Defense will be strong this year, anchored by Mullen-Kapustensky and Soellner.

Havre de Grace

Head coach: Chelsea Loveland (first year)

2011 record: 0-12

Top returning players: Colleen McCormick, Jr., (Right wing); Kaitlyn DiGiovanni, Jr., (Right forward); Taylor Clark-Hartman, Jr., (Left forward); Haley Stewart, Jr., (Center midfield); Hannah Lynch, Sr., (Sweeper); Sabrina Thomas, So., (Left fullback); Taylor Smith, So., (Goalie); Allison Deal, Jr., (Left wing, utility)

Key newcomers: Joy Mullins, So., (Goalie, utility); Kateri Peters, So., (Left wing); Leah Duncan, Fr., (Right midfield)

Outlook: The goal this year is just to win one game since it's been many years since the Warriors last won any.

John Carroll

Head coach: Cortney Carnaggio (second year)

2011 record: 5-10

Top returning players: Caroline Haggerty, Sr., (Forward); Allison Kozel, Sr., (Midfield); Lindsay Kraus, Jr., (Forward); Katherine Langrehr, Sr., (Defense); Fiona McGann, Sr., (Forward); MacKenzie Rayburn, Sr., (Forward)