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Field hockey: First team

Hannah BallezaSeverna Park, forward, senior

•Had 19 goals and 15 assists to lead the Falcons in scoring

•Used her knowledge of the game to lead her team to a 16-2 record and a 19th state championship

•Team captain's speed enabled her to beat defenders and get into the circle to create scoring opportunities

•Will play at Cornell

Liza BlueGarrison Forest, defender, senior

•Missed five games (concussion) but still led team in scoring from defender position

•Produced 14 goals and 11 assists

•Second-year captain is on-field leader for both offense and defense

•Will attend Virginia to play field hockey and lacrosse

Emily CainGarrison Forest, goalkeeper, senior

•Made 55 saves, allowed 16 goals, recorded eight shutouts and finished with .750 save percentage

•Team leader was instrumental in Grizzlies winning four regular-season titles during her career

•Will play for Yale next year

Emily ColliflowerWestminster, goalkeeper, junior

•Had a .912 percent save percentage and 13 shutouts in an 18-1 season

•Allowed just five goals in the regular season and two in the postseason (in a 2-1 loss in the Class 4A state final)

•Helped navigate the Owls' strong defense

Caitlin DempseyFallston, forward, senior

•One of the fastest players on the team; brought a lot of energy to the field

•Three-year varsity starter created scoring opportunities for herself and teammates

•Co-captain produced 17 goals and nine assists while leading the Cougars' run to Class 2A state championship

•Hopes to play next year at Bloomsburg or West Chester

Meghan EshlemanBroadneck, midfielder, senior

•Is a repeat All-Metro selection

•Was named the team's Most Valuable Player

•Scored six goals and added 13 assists

Courtney Haldeman Hereford, midfielder, senior

•Is a two-time All-Metro player

•Was the Bulls' on-field leader, anchoring run to the 3A state championship

•Had three defensive saves, a game-winning goal and seven assists

•Committed to Stanford for field hockey

Paige HansonBryn Mawr, forward, senior

•Captained IAAM A Conference championship team

•Two-time All-Metro pick is known for outstanding stick work and keen eye for the goal

•Scored 16 goals with seven assists

•Member of National Festival under-19 Pool N champions

Michelle HodiakWestminster, defender, senior

•Versatile player scored four goals and anchored defense that allowed seven goals

•Ability to dribble, dip and drive enabled her to advance the ball halfway down field before passing off to the attack

•Plans to study marine biology; is looking for school that will have her major and, she hopes, a field hockey program

Alyssa ParkerGlenelg, forward, sophomore

•Team captain led Gladiators to 2A state semifinals

•Totaled 26 goals and 24 assists

•Is a member of the AAU Junior Olympic team and National Futures Elite team

Jill RemenappCentury, midfielder, junior

•A three-year varsity starter

•Scored 14 goals and had 20 assists to lead Carroll County in scoring

•Vision allowed her to move the ball at will to create scoring opportunities

•A field general, she called the plays

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