Field hockey: All-Metro First Team

Brooke Adler

Garrison Forest, forward, junior

•Lives and breathes hockey; team's leader in assists (11), second-leading scorer (14)

•Incredible stick skills and dodging ability

•Carries a 4.0 GPA and is a two-time All-Metro first-team selection

•Has committed orally to Maryland

Danielle Grassi

McDonogh, forward, senior

•A three-time IAAM All-Star and two-time team MVP

•Led Eagles to IAAM runner-up finish with nine goals and five assists

•A Future Elite player, has beautiful stickwork and finesse

•Has 4.0 GPA; committed to play at Drexel

Meghan Macera

Westminster, forward, senior

•Scored winning goals in Class 3A state semifinal and title games

•Had 16 goals, 13 assists for season

•Repeat All-Metro first team; two-time Player of the Year in Carroll County

•Committed to Virginia Tech for lacrosse

Marissa Balleza

Severna Park, midfielder, junior

•With 14 goals and 10assists, led team scoring for second straight year

•Repeats as All-Metro first-team selection

•Her field vision, stickwork and speed set her apart

•Scored winning goal in Class 4A state championship game to help the Falcons win their 20th state title for retiring coach Lil Shelton

Jocelyn Faro

Broadneck, midfielder, senior

•Great at transitioning ball from defense to offense

Effortless dodging ability that helped push her team's offense forward

•Contributed two goals, five assists

•National Honor Society member, in process of choosing from among three Division III schools for field hockey

Stacey Mackintosh

South River, midfielder, senior

•Key to Seahawks' 16-2 season with 11 goals, 12assists and four defensive saves

•Superb ball-handling skills, great dodges and excellent drives. Had winning goal in team's victory over No. 1 Glenelg

Repeats as All-Metro first-team player; two-time All-Anne Arundel County first-team pick

•Hopes to continue field hockey career at Radford or Catholic

Jenna Mosketti

Fallston, midfielder, senior

•Controlled the midfield, retrieving and distributing the ball for the Class 1A state champions

•Was all over the field, playing as the flier on defensive corners and the mainstay on offensive corners

•Had five goals, two assists, coming up big in the postseason with a goal in four of five playoff games

•An all-around athlete, she has committed to Penn State for lacrosse

Mary Kate Olson

Glenelg, midfielder, senior

•Changed her game for the team's good, concentrating on defense

•Dominated the midfield for area's No. 1 team

•Team co-captain, played on offensive and defensive corners and seven-a-side

•Committed to Franklin & Marshall

Kelsey Bonner

Archbishop Spalding, defender, senior

•Strong defender who contributes offensively as striker on corners

•Had 11 goals, 10assists

•Two-way player controlled the midfield

•National Honor Society member, committed to Vermont

Claire Forbes

Garrison Forest, defender, junior

•Credited with being the key to the Grizzlies' giving up only eight goals in 21 games

•Team leader and a guiding influence on field

•Strong stick skills, solid hitter, terrific dodger, plays both ends

•Club player, looking at Ivy League schools

Shannon Flanagan

South River, goalie, senior

•Allowed just 12 goals in 18 games and posted 10shutouts

•Extremely quick and strong with good transition from ground to feet

A vocal leader, plays angles with confidence

•Planning to play at St. Mary's

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