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All-Metro first team for girls soccer

Bridgette Andrzejewski

McDonogh, forward, freshman

Exploded onto scene with 15 goals and eight assists to lead Eagles to IAAM A Conference title game

Dominating presence up front who contributed at least one goal or one assist in 12 of team's 19 games

Had three multi-goal games, including three goals in Eagles' 5-4 win over nationally-ranked Good Counsel

Member of U.S. under-15 national team

Clarissa Kirsch-Downs

Arundel, forward, junior

Developed into one of area's most complete forwards in second varsity season, finishing with 19 goals and 12 assists

Fast with the ball at her feet with an impeccable touch, she was equally effective scoring goals and setting up teammates

Scored at least a goal in 16 of team's 18 games and had at least an assist in the other two

Had game-winning goal in 1-0 win over Class 4A state champion South River in Wildcats' perfect 14-0 regular season

Jennifer Nonn

Catonsville, forward, sophomore

Dynamic playmaker and pure finisher led Comets with 24 goals and six assists

Overcame extra attention from defenses all season to score goals in 13 of team's 16 games

Led Comets in scoring for second straight year, and now has 46 goals and 10 assists in two seasons

Primary reason for Catonsville going 26-6 in past two seasons after 8-7 record in 2010

Mo Ostrowski

Archbishop Spalding, forward, senior

Scored 16 goals and added two assists to lead No. 2 Cavaliers to IAAM A Conference championship

Four-year varsity player and 2011 All-Metro second-team pick scored 13 goals as Cavaliers closed out season with nine straight wins

Finished season with four hat tricks and one two-goal game and recorded at least one goal or one assist in nine games

Still undecided on a college, finished her career fifth on program's all-time scoring list with 37 goals and 12 assists

Sheridan Street

River Hill, forward, junior

2011 All-Metro second team selection had team-high 22 goals and nine assists as offensive catalyst for Class 3A state champion

Constant threat in penalty area with quick feet, a knack for being in right spot and accurate shot that led to six game-winning goals

Scored or assisted in 12 of Hawks' 19 games with five two-goal games and one hat trick

Committed to play at Syracuse, she already has 46 goals and 17 assists in high school career

Katie Arensmeier

River Hill, midfielder, senior

Stepped up offensively with eight goals and 12 assists this season

Brought invaluable leadership as only captain in No. 1 Hawks' 19-0 state championship season

Able to play either side at midfield and did well to set up team's talented forwards, finishing with six game-winning assists

Still undecided on a college, she finished career with 23 goals and 22 assists

Anna Bialczak

McDonogh, midfielder, junior

Three-year starter enjoyed a breakthrough season with nine goals and seven assists

Complete two-way player brought leadership, endless work rate, fast pace with the ball and smart decisions

Had at least one goal or one assist in eight of team's 19 games

Goal in final minute gave Eagles a 5-4 win over nationally-ranked Good Counsel

Morgan Crable

Marriotts Ridge, midfielder, senior

Four-year starter and two-year captain finished career with 15 goals and 12 assists

Brought power, finesse and strong two-way play to middle, with six goals and five assists this season

Scored or assisted in nine of 14 games, with three game-winning goals and two game-winning assists

Named Howard County's Player of the Year, she's set to play at Loyola next year

Abby Noble

Hereford, midfielder, senior

2011 All-Metro second-team selection closes out stellar four-year career with 16 goals, two assists as senior

One of area's most dominant offensive players was tough to knock off the ball, scoring in 10 games for Bulls

Consistently overcame double teams to score 15 or more goals in each of her final three seasons

A two-year team captain, she is set to play at East Carolina next fall

Jordan Pearson

McDonogh, defender, senior

Four-year starter and repeat All-Metro first-team selection as outside back was area's most dominant one-on-one defender

Also effective in getting forward to support offense, contributing six goals and eight assists this season

Captain set ideal example for teammates with consistent play that featured poise, hard work and skilled play

Key contributor to two IAAM A Conference titles and runner-up finish this season set to play at Penn

Abby Smucker

C. Milton Wright, defender, senior

Repeat first-team All-Metro first-team pick and four-year starter led Mustangs to Class 3A state title game

Two-year captain brought competitive nature, leadership and athleticism as Mustangs posted 17 shutouts and allowed just four goals

Was part of four straight UCBAC championship teams and never lost conference game in four years

Second-team All-Metro second-team selection in lacrosse, which she has committed to play at Penn State next year

Marissa Walker

Fallston, defender, senior

After significant graduation hits, captain willingly moved back to sweeper after starting two years at forward

Smooth play, understanding of game and speed helped lead Cougars to 15-3-2 mark, 13 shutouts and trip to Class 2A title game

After sitting out freshman year following two ACL surgeries, she had 16 goals and six assists in career and led team in scoring as junior

Set to play at Salisbury where she was recruited to play forward, but impressive showing in back this season may lead to her playing defense

Cassidy Babin

Archbishop Spalding, goalkeeper, junior

Smart decisions and quick reaction time in goal led to 15-3-3 record and IAAM A Conference crown

Posted 11 shutouts with 97 saves, while allowing just 12 goals in 21 games for a .64 goals against average

Came up big in most important minutes of season with two saves in penalty kick rounds of IAAM A title game against McDonogh

Committed to Massachusetts, two-year starter was second-team All-Metro second-team pick last season

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