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Girls lacrosse All-Metro first team

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Emily Cooper

Archbishop Spalding, junior, attacker

*Smart shooter with ability to beat face guards; averaged four goals per game

*Led the Cavaliers with 83 goals; also had 12 assists

*Scored seven goals, including two in overtime in early-season 12-9 win over Bryn Mawr

*Committed to Loyola Maryland

Cece Finney

Roland Park, senior, midfielder

*Dominating player on the draw led the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference finalist Reds with 99 draw controls

*Led her team with 77 goals; had seven assists

*Her draw controls helped her score three quick goals to take a 12-9 lead on McDonogh in the A Conference final before the No. 1 Eagles rallied to win, 16-13

*Under Armour All-American; signed with Florida

Elizabeth Haus

Notre Dame Prep, senior, defender

*Played backer in Blazers backer zone, which helped them to a turnaround season

*Timing and ability to read attacks were key to defending the 8-meter arc

*Averaged about five takeaways; signed with North Carolina

Taylor Hensh

Marriotts Ridge, senior, midfielder

*Spark all over the field for the Class 3A-2A state champs

*Led her team in goals with 87; had 40 assists, 45 draw controls

*Finished her career with 233 goals, 76 assists, 114 draw controls, 53 caused turnovers

*Under Armour All-American; signed with Maryland

Miranda Ibello

Maryvale, junior, midfielder

*Lightning-quick player proved one of the toughest defensive matchups in the IAAM A Conference

*All but impossible to shut down despite face guards; scored as many as seven goals in a game

*Led the Lions with 63 goals, 27 assists; had 71 draw controls

*Committed to Johns Hopkins

Amanda Ignacio

Mount de Sales, senior, attacker

*Despite frequent face guards, averaged nearly seven points per game

*Had 87 goals, 34 assists; contributed to 61 percent of Sailors' goals

*Under Armour All-American; signed with Georgetown

Olivia Jenner

McDonogh, junior, midfielder

*Jump-started the offense for the undefeated IAAM A Conference champions with her ability to win draws

*Had 88 draw controls, 30 goals and 13 assists

*Named the Heather Leigh Albert Award winner as the top schoolgirl player in the US Lacrosse National Tournament on Memorial Day weekend

*Committed to Duke

Maggie Kane

Bryn Mawr, senior, goalie

*The Mawrtians' defensive leader saved 53 percent of the shots she faced, allowing just 8.8 goals per game

*Excellent defender out of the cage; can almost single-handedly break a stall

*Signed with Richmond

Ellie McNulty

Broadneck, senior, midfielder

*Showed her versatility, leading the Bruins in scoring and intercepting at least one pass per game

*Had 66 goals, 24 assists; led team in ground balls

*Scored 15 goals in three games this season vs. state champion Severna Park while being face-guarded; finished her career with 147 goals, 61 assists

*Committed to Princeton

Hayley Norris

Severn, junior, defender

*Quarterback of a unit that allowed just 8.4 goals per game

*Excellent on slides and directing team slides; tough on the ride

*Led Admirals with 19 caused turnovers; committed to High Point

Caroline Steele

Severn, junior, midfielder

*Speedy, versatile player could score in a crowd with rocket shot

*Had 82 goals, 10 assists, 15 caused turnovers, 35 draw controls

*Contributed three goals and two assists in the IAAM A Conference semifinal 13-12 loss to McDonogh

*Committed to Maryland

Tianna Wallpher

Mount Hebron, senior, defender

*Often shut down the opposition's top attacker while leading a unit that allowed just 6.9 goals per game

*Took 15 charges; had 36 caused turnovers, 15 interceptions, 11 blocks

*Set school career record with 48 charges; also had 122 interceptions, 94 caused turnovers, 43 blocked passes, 67 draw controls

*Under Armour All-American; signed with UMBC

Francesca Whitehurst

Roland Park, junior, midfielder

*Multitalented full-field player proved nearly unstoppable going to goal

*Led the Reds with 90 points; had 75 goals, 61 draw controls

*Named a finalist for the Heather Leigh Albert Award at the US Lacrosse National Tournament

*Committed to Georgetown

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