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2018 All-Metro girls cross country Coach of the Year: Steve Weber, Mount de Sales

2018 All-Metro girls cross country Coach of the Year: Steve Weber, Mount de Sales
Steve Weber led Mount de Sales to Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference regular-season and championship meet titles. (HANDOUT)

This was Weber’s 10th season guiding the Sailors, and everything came up big for them this fall.

Mount de Sales truly functioned as a team and easily won the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference regular-season title (6-0) and crushed the field with a record-setting 29 points when it won the championship meet. Freshman Juliette Whittaker came on late to win that race, beating out senior Samantha Facius.

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Weber loved how the team, which has won a pair of B Conference titles in the past, worked so hard together to win the A Conference championship. Later, the Sailors easily won the state’s private school championship meet.

“I had a sense that we could be a really strong team, and the girls did, too,” Weber said. “I wanted them very much to embrace that from the start. It’s grand to have everybody come together.”

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