2007 Field Hockey All-Stars

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NAJAH ALI, Newburyport, Jr., Defender Earns her first Daily News all-star nod after a stellar defensive season ... Cape Ann League all-star ... Was voted the team's Unsung Hero Award at the banquet ... A high honors student ... Coach Lauren Hefferan said that her stick-handling and passing made her a dangerous threat even from defense.

KATHIE ANDRUSIN, North Andover Senior, Midfield The Cape Ann League Player of the Year. All-Scholastic. Made Best 60 game. Three-year starter. Twice an all-league selection. Scored eight goals with 15 assists. Huge tourney performer. Preserved sectional semifinal win with late save. "As good as any player I've coached," said 15th-year Knights coach Dianne Freiermuth. Eagle-Tribune All-Star gymnast. One of region's top pole vaulters with personal best of 9-6.

LYNDSAY BEATON, Pentucket, Sr., Center Midfield Beaton was the best player on this year's best local team. The list of achievements are nearly endless: Boston Herald All-Scholastic, Mass. Best of 60, two-time All-Cape Ann League, and now two-time Daily News All-Star. The standout, play-making, center-midfielder had eight goals and 16 assists | all while leading the Sachems to their best regular season record in school history (12-3-4). The Sachems then defeated Bishop Fenwick 1-0 in overtime at home for only their second tournament victory ever. Although a senior, Beaton's athletic endeavors won't end with the fall season; she captains both the basketball team in the winter and the lacrosse team in the spring. Last year the basketball team made it to the Division 3 state semifinals. Quite well-rounded, Beaton boasts a 3.4 GPA which ranks in the top 15 percent of her class, and she is the school's student council president. Her role model might sound familiar, her brother Tommy, a three-sport Daily News player of the year in the 2004-2005 seasons. The three-year varsity starter hopes to play both field hockey and lacrosse in college.

SIMONE BODMER-TURNER, Manchester Essex Sr.

ANNELIESE BROSCH, Manchester Essex Sr.

AMANDA BUCKLEY, Salem, Sr., Right wing Captain for the Witches this season ... Northeastern Conference All-Star ... Recipient of the Coach's Choice Award for Salem ... Scored one goal and dished out five assists ... Hopes to attend the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. ... Carries a 3.971 grade-point average... Ranked 27th in her senior class ... Says her family is her biggest influence for "always pushing me to give 110 percent of myself" all the time.

KELLY BURKE, Georgetown, Jr., Forward One of the top scorers in the area, tallying 13 goals and eight assists, which earned her first Daily News selection ... Cape Ann League all-star ... Voted team MVP ... An honor roll student each year and a member of the Peer Leaders Club ... Two-time Daily News all-star in lacrosse ... Has tallied more than 150 points in two years of lacrosse.

KATIE CAPONIGRO, Masconomet, Sr., Center midfield Two-time team captain was named Cape Ann League All-Star this fall ... Was a 2005 Salem News all-star ... Received the Senior Leadership Award for Masco... Recipient of Scholar-Athlete Award ... Helped Masco win three times as many games as last season ... Said her best game came in Chieftains' 2-0 tourney win over Brookline ... Hopes to play field hockey in college ... Has a 4.1 GPA ... Ranks in top-20 percent of her senior class.

STEPHANIE CHAISSON, Methuen Senior, Forward Four-year letterman. Quad-captain. Team MVP. Team leader with 16 goals and 8 assists. Led team in scoring as junior. Netted 32 career goals. Played much of the season unknowingly with mononucleosis. "Quality player, quality kid," said coach Karen McLaughlin. National Honor Society treasurer. Ranked in top 15 percent of her class. Would like to play in the NE-10. Captain-elect in softball.

KATHLEEN CHENERY, Pentucket, Sr., Defender The back-bone for the Sachems' defense that allowed only 20 goals all season | less than one goal per game ... Lists breaking the school's record for wins in a season along with winning a tournament game as the personal fall highlight ... Cape Ann League all-star ... A four-year honor roll student ... Credits parents for her development.

**TATUM DYER, Salem Senior, Midfield, First-team All-Class L. Salem's co-MVP. Named to Twin State team. Salem's Fall Scholar-Athlete. Played on both ends on all special teams. "A wicked playmaker," said Salem coach Carol Merchant. Plays year-round. Chalked up six assists., including on game-winner in state title game. Dove for save to preserve playoff shutout with Pinkerton. National Honor Society. Earned scholarship to Division 1 American University.

KELSEY FOURNIER, Amesbury, Sr., Forward/Midfield Earns her first Daily News selection as the team's leading scorer ... Cape Ann League all-star ... Recipient of the Coach's Award ... A National Honors Society, Spanish Honor Society, Tri-M Music Honor Society, and Quill & Scroll Honor Society member ... A 4.4 GPA honor roll student who ranks 14th in her class ... Lists beating Amesbury as a fall highlight.

MOLLY FOYE, Manchester Essex Sr.

LAUREN GAFFNY, North Andover Senior, Forward Repeat Eagle-Tribune All-Star. One of the most prolific scorers in area history. The North Andover all-time leader with 70 goals and 28 assists. Three-year starter. Led region with 31 goals this year. Added 13 assists. "I haven't coached anyone who could score like her," said 15th-year coach Dianne Freiermuth. Tri-captain. Ranked 28th in a class of 355. Class vice-president. Has sights set on prestigious Johns Hopkins.

NICOLE GAGNON, Andover, Senior, Defense All-Scholastic. Two-time all-conference choice. Best 60 game selection. Tri-captain. Team MVP. Perfect 4 for 4 on penalty strokes. Finished with five goals and five assists. Team defensive MVP as junior. Made tremendous improvement since playing JV as a sophomore. Polished player. "The leader of our defense," said coach Maureen Noone. Spent two years in Futures program. Interested in Division 2 power UMass Lowell.

SARAH GALLIGAN, Pentucket, Sr., Forward/Midfield First Daily News all-star selection in field hockey ... Co-Daily News player of the year in lacrosse last spring ... Along with Beaton, only other Sachem on the Cape Ann League all-league team ... Scored seven goals and had eight assists ... Secretary of the senior class ... A lacrosse captain for the Sachems, she hopes to continue playing that sport in college.

HANNAH GREENOUGH, Ipswich, Sr., Left wing Two-time Cape Ann League All-Star ... Was chosen as The Salem News' Player of the Year in 2005 ... Had a huge year offensively with 18 goals and 20 assists ... Set Ipswich High record for most goals in a career ... Had two goals and an assist in Tigers' first round tournament victory over Wayland ... Might continue playing field hockey in college ... Has a 4.13 GPA ... Ranked eighth in her senior class.

CATHERINE GROSS, Andover, Junior, Midfield All-MVC. League all-star as a sophomore. Three-year starter. Plays speed game. Dangerous in the transition. Scored 10 goals. The defensive flyer on penalty corners. Twice marked boys with favorable results. "Unbelievably quick," said coach Maureen Noone. Scored 32 goals with 16 assists in lacrosse last spring. Scored 18 times as a freshman. Her older sister Briana was a field hockey and lacrosse captain at Andover.

ANNIE HANSBURY, Timberlane Senior, Midfield Four-year starter. Owls' co-MVP. Repeats on All-Class L first team. Powerful hitter. Went 5 for 5 on penalty strokes for the 15-1-1 Class L runners-up. "She's an exceptional one-on-one player," said coach Mim Ryan. Finished with eight goals and three assists. Was immense in regular-season tie with Salem, the only blemish on the Blue Devils' season. Will play at NCAA Division 2 runner-up UMass Lowell. Two-year softball starter.

KATIE HATHAWAY, Amesbury, Sr., Center Midfield A four-year starter on varsity, earns her first nod on the Daily News team ... A Daily News basketball and softball selection last year ... Cape Ann League all-star ... A 3.86 GPA honor roll student ... Voted team MVP ... Says Lance Armstrong is her role model because he never gives up ... Hopes to attend the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

OLIVIA KING, Brooks Sophomore, Midfield On course to earn 12 varsity letters. Futures program competitor. Co-captain elect for 2008. Dominated matches with Milton, St. George and Middlesex. Stymied Governor's Academy in New England Prep semis. "Unrelenting on the defensive end," said coach Casey Hagerman Bobo. Assisted on lone goal in playoff quarterfinal win. Starter in hockey and lacrosse. Sings in Brooks Chapel Choir. Georgetown resident.

SUNNIE KING, Beverly, Sr., Sweep Northeastern Conference All-Star ... Received the Panthers team award for Best Defensive Player ... Plans to study physical therapy in college ... Holds an impressive 3.43 grade-point average ... Ranked 97th in a deep and talented senior class at Beverly High ... Lists her coaches as her biggest influence athletically, "who are always pushing me to do my best."

ALI KIPPEN, Gloucester Sr.

LAUREN KOLODZIEJ, Peabody, Sr., Midfield Team captain was named a Greater Boston League all-star ... Named team MVP for the Tanners ... Handed out five assists this past season ... Is applying to UNH, Salve Regina and Salem State ... Has a 3.61 GPA ... Ranked 30th in her senior class ... Lists her head coach, Lorraine Benoit, as her biggest influence and "such a huge part of Peabody High athletics."


OLIVIA LANDERGAN, Marblehead, Sr., Goalie Magicians' team MVP this season ... Team captain ... Northeastern Conference All-Star in each of the past two seasons ... Recorded an 88 save percentage this past season ... Stopped 18 shots against Saugus in her best individual performance ... Plans to attend either Fairfield University, Catholic University or Loyola of Maryland ... Has a 3.3 GPA.

KRISTA LANDRY, Triton, Sr., Midfielder A first-time selection, she provided consistent support to the front line and had superior conditioning, according to coach Donna Andersen ... Voted Unsung Hero Award by her teammates ... Cape Ann all-star selection ... Participates in softball, Leaders Club and Community Service Club ... Said beating Amesbury was the season highlight.

CATHERINE LAW, Danvers, Sr., Right midfield A two-time Northeastern Conference all-star ... Team captain hopes to play field hockey in college ... Is looking at both Wheaton College and Tufts ... Has a class average of 97 out of 100 ... Ranked in the top-10 percent of her senior class ... Says her father is her biggest influence for having taught her many sports from a young age.

JILL LUKEGORD, Gloucester Sr.

CAROLYN MALLOY, Salem Senior, Forward Carolyn Malloy can show off plenty of sparkling individual numbers in summing up her Salem High field hockey career. Why not just focus on the team instead? All our field hockey MVP knows is winning, to the tune of a 61-5-2 record in four years as a Blue Devils starter. "She's started in four straight state title games, winning (the last) three," said Salem coach Carol Merchant. A three-time first-team All-Class L selection, Malloy earns her second trip to The Eagle-Tribune's All-Star team. Clearly, the Windham resident went out with a bang, showing off her talents to all three area opponents in the tourney run. Malloy opened with a hat-trick against Londonderry in the quarters, added a goal and an assist in the semifinals with Pinkerton, then finished the job with two goals in the finals with previously unbeaten Timberlane. "She was a game-changer, a great athlete with a natural gift," said Merchant. "She knows where the goal is." Malloy finished the year with 30 goals and 10 assists. She ends her storied career with 80 total goals. She will head to Northeastern to play on a field hockey scholarship in the fall. "We've had a great run with her, and it's time for her to move on," said Merchant. "She absolutely belongs at Northeastern."

ALISON McCARTHY, North Andover Senior, Goalie All-leaguer. Best 60 Game selection. Played every minute in all 23 games for the 22-1 sectional finalists. Allowed only three regular-season goals. Finished with 17 shutouts. Excellent on the angles. Dominates in traffic. "Has a coach's instinct in her," said coach Dianne Freiermuth. "She has the perfect goalie's mentality." Fleet center fielder for softball state finalists. Will play field hockey in college. UMass Lowell leads her short list.

LAUREN McCARTHY, Ipswich, Sr., Center back Team captain ... Named team MVP this season ... A two-time Cape Ann League All-Star ... A two-time Salem News all-star ... Scored four goals and recorded six assists this past season ... Had a goal and played her best all around game vs. Wayland in the first round of the Division 2 state tournament ... Hopes to play lacrosse and/or field hockey in college ... Has a 3.8 GPA.

SARAH MERULLO, Manchester Essex Sr.

ANDREA MEYERS, Masconomet, Sr., Center defense Was named Chieftains' team MVP ... Team captain ... Two-time Cape Ann League All-Star (2005-06) ... Said her best game came against North Andover in the first round of the Division 1 North state tournament ... Wants to play field hockey in college, but she's not sure where yet ... Has a 3.2 GPA ... Said Masco head coach Becky Iseman is her biggest influence.

ALLI O'BRIEN, Newburyport, Sr., Center Midfield Her first Daily News selection ... Voted team MVP ... A 3.9 GPA honor roll student, ranks 29th in her class ... Received the academic achievement award ... Listed the 0-0 tie against Amesbury in the last game as a fall highlight ... Cape Ann League all-star .. Cited by coach Lauren Hefferan for her ability to intercept opponent's passes.

ABBY PARE, Amesbury, Sr., Midfield Another talented midfielder from the Indian squad, tallied two goals and 12 assists to earn her first selection on the Daily News all-star team ... A 2008 EuroTour invite ... Earned a United States Hockey Association Thanksgiving Tournament invite ... Fall thrill was scoring two goals against Ipswich ... Plans on attending The University of Southern Maine in Portland next fall.

SARAH PETERSON, Triton, Sr., Defender A co-captain and the most-improved player on the Vikings this season ... Earns her first Daily News field hockey selection ... Earned Daily News all-star lacrosse selection last spring ... Plays basketball and participates in Community Service Club ... Top 10 percent of senior class ... National Honors Society member ... A CAL all-star selection.

DEVAN SHEA, Pinkerton Junior, Midfield First-team All-Class L. Three-year starter. Captain-elect. The shooter on offensive corners. Flyer on defensive corners. Finished with three goals and six assists. "She was the quarterback of the team," said coach Denise Rioux. Has already been contacted by Division 1 schools like UMass and Princeton. Scored 13 goals for lacrosse team last spring and ran on third-place 4x400 relay team last winter at Class L meet.

CHELSEA SICKEL, Timberlane Senior, Midfield Proudly carries on family tradition. Repeat Eagle-Tribune All-Star. Four-year starter. First-team All-Class L. Owls' co-MVP. Quad-captain. Selected to All-Northeast team. Scored four goals with nine assists. "One of the better players I've had," said Mim Ryan, who has been in coaching for 27 years. Ranked in top 10 of her class. She and her twin sister signed with Division 1 Kent State. Their older sisters starred at Iowa and Providence.

CARLY SILVERMAN, Ipswich, Sr., Goalie The 17-year-old Silverman had a senior season she'll never forget. Among her many highlights were leading the Tigers to an unbeaten regular season (14-0-5), capturing the Cape Ann League Small championship, earning the No. 3 seed in the Division 2 North state tournament, and helping her team reach the playoff semifinals before falling. Along the way, Silverman set an Ipswich record with 11 shutouts this past season, including a 2-0 decision over Wakefield in the Division 2 North quarterfinals. The team captain and Cape Ann League all-star, who is also a standout in the classroom (ranked 21st in her senior class and holding a 4.0 grade point average), is applying to Emerson College, Boston University and Drexel. She plans to major in film production. Silverman said her biggest influence is her sister, Jillian. "She broke so many (Ipswich High) records in track and field, and always inspires me to try my hardest."

TORI SNOW, Marblehead, Jr., Inner Forward Voted a team captain for the Magicians next season ... Named Marblehead's Best Offensive Player ... Chosen as a Northeastern Conference all-star ... Scored five goals and handed out nine assists this past season ... Had her "most aggressive game" in Magicians' first round playoff game vs. Triton ... Hopes to attend a Division 3 college and play field hockey ... Has a 3.4 GPA.

EMILY TRAICOFF, Beverly, Sr., Right wing Team captain ... a Northeastern Conference All-Star ... Received Team MVP ... Scored 12 goals this past season ... Had two goals in Beverly's 5-0 win over Saugus Hopes to play field hockey in college ... Plans to major in nursing ... Carries a solid 3.76 GPA ... Ranked 38th in her senior class ... Parents have been her biggest influence.

LINDSEY WEINER, Phillips Senior, Midfield Big-game player. Twice named to All-Class A Prep Tourney team. Scored four goals this fall. Scored goal in 1-0 quarterfinals win over Deerfield. Last year twice in one week had the game winner against rival Exeter. Led Big Blue in assists last two years. Three-year letterman. "Her field vision is unmatched," said coach Kate Dolan. Captain-elect in lacrosse. Four-year varsity hockey player. Andover resident.

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0         wheels1390

Ya, at least the allstars from Masconomet are last years allstars, way to completely blow it, whoever wrote this is a complete moron.

Report! #1 12/31/2007 05:39 PM