2006 Montgomery All-Gazette Field Hockey

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006

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The 2006 All-Gazette Girls Tennis first team. Front row (left to right): Coach of the Year Jenna Ries, Ashley Stodter, Kristie Blumer, Kaylee Rattie, Rachel Stream, Kelly Callan, Hanh Nguyen; back row: April Cahill, Lucy Hayes, Colleen Childs, Natalie Ellenberger, Player of the Year Emily Ellenberger, Samantha Lonsway and Molly Wannen. Not pictured: Julie Goodwin, Kelsey Flickinger and Shay Smith.

Player of the year

Emily Ellenberger

Quince Orchard, Senior, Forward

Two-time Player of the Year was centerpiece of state championship team. Coach of the Year

Jenna Ries

Quince Orchard, 9th year

Guided Cougars (16-2) to first-ever outright title over South River.

Kristie BlumerMagruder Sr. Midfielder

One of county’s most potent scorers, produced 18 goals and 8 assists.

April CahillB-CC Jr. Midfielder

Adept ball-handler and scorer helped lead Barons to state final.

Kelly Callan Springbrook Sr. Defender

Strong hits helped limit opponents’ chances and kick-start offense.

Colleen ChildsQuince Orchard Sr. Defender

Stingy defender helped Cougars produce 13 shutouts, added 9 assists.

Natalie EllenbergerQuince Orchard Jr. Defender

Did it all for Cougars: defense, ball-handling, scoring and distribution.

Julie GoodwinWhitman Sr. Midfielder

Girded backline for state semifinalists with big hits and contributed 6 goals.

Lucy HayesHolton-Arms Jr. Defender

All-ISL and team MVP pick anchored defense and produced 9 goals.

Kelsey FlickingerQuince Orchard Sr. Goalkeeper

Allowed one goal in five postseason matches, including state-final shutout.

Sam LonswayWootton Sr. Midfielder

One of county’s best passers and ball-handlers, scored 6 goals, 4 assists.

Hanh NguyenSpringbrook Sr. Defender

Ball-hawking sweeper helped Blue Devils to eight shutouts.

Kaylee RattiePoolesville Sr. Midfielder

Totaled 19 points (12 goals, 7 assists) to propel Falcons to state playoffs.

Shay SmithB-CC Sr. Midfielder

Division I prospect paced Barons with 9 goals, 11 assists.

Ashley StodterGood Counsel Sr. Forward

Three-time all-WCAC pick powered offense with 8 goals, 12 assists.

Rachel StreamPoolesville Jr. Forward

Helped Falcons produce average of 4.9 goals per game with 19 herself.

Molly Wannen Blake Sr. Defense

Crafty ball-handler paced defense that guided Bengals to regional final.

Honorable mention

Lisa Catterton (Poolesville, Sr., Forward⁄midfielder)

Julie Grothe (Good Counsel, Soph., Forward)

Liza Kaplan (Wootton, Jr., Forward)

Kaitlin Keena (Stone Ridge, Sr., Defender)

Eileen Keller (Magruder, Sr., Defender)

Lauren Kessler (Springbrook, Sr., Goalkeeper)

Samantha Nelson (Holton-Arms, Sr., Goalkeeper)

Ana Palermo (Walter Johnson, Sr., Forward)

Nikki Schellhardt (Northwest, Jr., Forward)

Courtney Tamm (Churchill, Sr., Defender)