All-Metro girls lacrosse first and second teams

FIRST TEAM

Andie Aldave

McDonogh, senior, midfielder

•Three-time first-team selection and overall leader of the No. 1 Eagles excelled all over the field as they won their ninth straight IAAM A Conference championship

•Often contributed clutch goals; third on the team in scoring with 58 points; team-high 27 assists; third in caused turnovers with 22

•Won 39 draw controls, second on the team, and boxed out to help teammates win other draws

•Veteran of the U.S. Under-19 national team and Under Armour All-American; signed with Notre Dame

Nicole Alecce

McDonogh, senior, defender

•Vocal leader of a defense that allowed just 5.2 goals per game against one of the toughest schedules in the country; gave up double-digit goals once; held 16 of 22 opponents to six or fewer goals

•Stellar one-on-one defender in perhaps McDonogh's fastest defense ever; marked every opponent's top attacker

•Critical to both wins over No. 3 Notre Dame Prep with a face guard that held high-scoring Hannah Mardiney to one goal and two assists

•Signed with James Madison

Keegan Barger

Notre Dame Prep, senior, midfielder

•Workhorse from one end of the field to the other for the No. 3 Blazers, the No. 3 team in USA Today's Super 25 national rankings

•Had 13 goals, 10 assists, 41 draw controls as an unselfish attacker; a key to winning draws on the circle and as the critical central cog in a 19-3 season

•Also a key on defense as the central player at the top of a stingy backer zone; so crucial to the defense that she almost never came out of the game

•Under Armour All-American, signed to play at Johns Hopkins

Amber Bustard

Roland Park, sophomore, goalie

•Exceptionally quick keeper with stellar reflexes; able to stop a shot then save the shot off the rebound coming from the opposite direction

•Faced 23 shots per game, often making double-digit saves, including two 18-save performances; had a .510 save percentage

•Played every minute; gave the No. 15 Reds (10-7) a chance to win almost every game, including five one-goal setbacks

•Playing in the Under Armour Underclass tournament; committed to Loyola Maryland

Anna Callahan

Glenelg, junior, midfielder

•Consistent scoring force for the No. 2 Gladiators (20-0), who won their second straight Class 3A-2A state championship and finished with the No. 2 ranking in USA Today's Super 25

•Scored 56 goals with 14 assists; had three goals in the 12-3 state final win over C. Milton Wright

•Three goals, two assists drove a signature 9-7 midseason win over No. 3 Notre Dame Prep

•Playing in the Under Armour Underclass tournament; committed to Duke

Shay Clevenger

Marriotts Ridge, junior, defender

•Anchored a defense that allowed 7.4 goals per game and held seven opponents to five goals or fewer as the No. 4 Mustangs (13-4) lost only to teams ranked above them

•Relentless one-on-one defender; excelled at crease defense with ability to pressure behind the goal while containing her mark

•Had at least seven caused turnovers; strong component in the clear with her speed

•Playing in the Under Armour Underclass tournament; committed to Louisville

Margaret Donovan

McDonogh, senior, defender

•Latecomer to lacrosse as an eighth grader turned into a game-changing defender and leader for the No. 1 team in the country

•Nearly impossible to get by on one-on-one; held Notre Dame Prep playmaker Caitlynn Mossman without a point in the regular-season win

•Took several charges and was quick to deflect passes in leading the Eagles with 28 caused turnovers; go-to player on clears with her speed; scored two goals

•Under Armour All-American; will play for Princeton

Charlotte Haggerty

John Carroll, senior, midfielder

•One of the area's fastest, most versatile players excelled as the Patriots' top attacker and top defender

•Face-guarded in most games; still managed 51 goals

•Also a playmaker, contributing 14 assists; had 41 draw controls, 24 caused turnovers; defensively often marked the opposition's best player

•Second-team All-Metro pick last season; scored more than 100 career goals; headed to James Madison

Shelby Harrison

St. Mary's, senior, midfielder

•Repeat first-team All-Metro selection had another stellar season as a standout two-way player who also dominated the draw

•Led the Saints in goals for the second straight year with 45; shot 50 percent despite drawing many face guards; scored seven goals in a win over Mount de Sales

•Also led her team in draw controls with 61; caused 15 turnovers

•Under Armour All-American; headed to Johns Hopkins

Julia Hoffman

McDonogh, junior, attacker

•Enjoyed a breakout season as a key component in a balanced offense; nearly unstoppable one-two punch with teammate Catie May

•Despite face-guards and other defensive strategies to try to stop her, led the No. 1 Eagles with 76 points and 55 goals

• Had eight goals and two assists in three playoff games, including a goal and two assists in the critical early second-half run in the 12-7 semifinal win over No. 5 Glenelg Country

•Playing in the Under Armour Underclass tournament; committed to national champion Maryland

Catie May

McDonogh, senior, attacker

•Quarterback of an offense that averaged 16.4 goals per game in finishing undefeated for the eighth straight year

•Second on the team with 62 points — third in goals with 40 and second in assists

•shifty attacker from down low is adept at dissecting defenses to create openings for herself and her teammates; is calming influence on offense

•A second-team All-Metro pick last season, Under Armour All-American, signed with Maryland

Caitlynn Mossman

Notre Dame Prep, junior, attacker

•The top offensive threat for the No. 3 Blazers improved her output fivefold over last season

•Equally effective as a finisher or key feeder from behind with 46 goals and 46 assists; had four goals in the season-opening win against nationally-ranked Bishop Ireton

•Led all scorers in the IAAM A Conference final loss to No. 1 McDonogh, 13-9, with four goals and one assist after being shut down by the Eagles during the regular season

•Committed to national finalist Boston College

Courtney Renehan

Glenelg, senior, midfielder

•Second-team All-Metro selection last year, the speedy midfielder contributed a little bit of everything to the No. 2 Gladiators' second straight Class 3A-2A state championship

•Consistent attacking threat with quick feet and a blistering dodge; scored 39 goals with 17 assists; won critical draws on the circle

•Scored the game-winner in the 8-6 sectional final win over No. 4 Marriotts Ridge

•Under Armour All-American; signed with Maryland

 

SECOND TEAM

Shay Ahearn, Glenelg Country, sophomore, midfielder

Sarah Cooper, Notre Dame Prep, senior, defender

Samantha Fiedler, Garrison Forest, senior, midfielder

Sydney Frank, C. Milton Wright, junior, defender

Grace Griffin, Liberty, senior, midfielder

Elizabeth Hillman, Bel Air, junior, midfielder

Caroline Kwon, Glenelg, senior, defender

Marina Lazarides, Garrison Forest, senior, midfielder

Molly Loughlin, Bel Air, senior, goalie

Hannah Mardiney, Notre Dame Prep, junior, attacker

Ashlyn McGovern, St. Paul's, senior, midfielder

Olivia Rubin, Bryn Mawr, junior, midfielder

Lilly Stump, Archbishop Spalding, senior, attacker

Tayler Warehime, Manchester Valley, junior, midfielder

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