Allen, Hylton, defense, jr.
Laura Bachmann, Osbourn, midfield, sr.
Megan Behrle, Stonewall, midfield, jr.
Haley Brock, Hylton, goalie, jr.
Allison Coates, Osbourn, attack, jr.
Mackenzie Ebling, Gar-Field, midfield, sr.
Manda Krimmer, Stonewall, attack, soph.
Roxy Marquez, Potomac, midfield, jr.
Adrianna Mendez, Osbourn, defense, sr.
Diane Neilson, Hylton, midfield, sr.
Alexis Riley, Osbourn, midfield, sr.
Kerry Shannon, Osbourn Park, midfield, soph.
of the year
Szakelyhidi Colonial Forge High School
Accomplishments: Owns two district titles in three years
as head coach at Osbourn Park. … Has been on lacrosse staff for four
years and coached youth for two other seasons. … Was a swimmer in
college at SUNY-Cortland. Also coaches swimming and field hockey, and
has coached a variety of other sports including basketball and track
and field. … Her daughter, Shannon Smith, was All-Area for the Yellow
Jackets in 2003 before moving on to Lynchburg College.
Most memorable moment: It had to be the Albemarle
game [a near-upset in the regional semifinals]. I think when we were
ahead at halftime we were just in shock.
Which person influenced you the most in lacrosse?
My AAU swim coach, Art Stockin. He was ahead of his time.
What do you like most about coaching lacrosse? I
like the speed of the game how it has elements from other sports
What area have you improved the most in from last year to
this year? I had to learn the game of the lacrosse. [Assistant
coach] Steph Houck and I have worked well together because she had that
knowledge. The more you see, the more you learn.
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