Girls’ soccer

Athletes of the Year

Samantha Mewis

Division 1: Whitman-Hanson, Senior, M/F
Mewis is the Globe's Division 1 Player of the Year for a second consecutive season. The Patriot League MVP scored 30 goals and added eight assists in 2010. The senior finishes with 78 goals and will head west to play soccer at UCLA in the fall.

Kristin Moccia

Division 3: St. Mary's
The sweeper was captain of a St. Mary's team that allowed less than a goal per game (0.9). The Spartans finished 10-7-4 and Moccia was named a Central Catholic League and EMass first-team all-star.

Laura Thurber

Division 2: Belmont
Thurber was named the Middlesex League MVP, EMass Division 2 co-MVP, and earned All-State and All-New England honors. She scored 11 goals and added three assists in helping the Marauders win a Division 2 North title. She is committed to play soccer at Dartmouth next year.

All-Scholastics

Celia Balf

Waring, Junior, M
Now a three-time league MVP and all-scholastic, the center midfielder finished with 18 goals and 19 assists. She captained the Waring School to its second straight IGC title. She also captains her club soccer team (NE Aztecs) and plays basketball and lacrosse.

Rachel Blauner

East Bridgewater
The junior forward and three-time South Shore League all-star terrorized opposing defenses in 2010, finishing with 34 goals and 19 assists. Blauner (68 goals, 31 assists in three seasons) plays on the Region 1 Olympic Development Program team that traveled to Florida and Brazil.

Morgan Branco

Brockton, Junior
A three-year varsity player, Branco led the Big Three in scoring with 27 goals and added 12 assists as a junior captain for the Boxers. The Big Three Player of the Year was named an EMass all-star and was selcted to the All-State team.

Angela Ellison

Peabody
The Northeastern Conference MVP is a four-year varsity starter. A defensive midfielder, Ellison was named to the NEC, EMass, All-State and All-New England teams. She is ranked second in her class with a 3.96 GPA and will play soccer at Quinnipiac University in the fall.

Anne Galvin

Bishop Feehan, Junior
Galvin, a junior forward, had 31 goals and 22 assists in helping lead the Shamrocks to an undefeated conference record and to the Division 1 South championship game. The two-time Eastern Athletic Conference all-star has 54 goals and 43 assists in three seasons.

Melissa Gavin

Duxbury
Gavin was the Patriot League's leading scorer, netting 29 goals and adding 15 assists for the Division 2 South finalist. The All-State and All-American forward is headed to Yale next year, and graduates as a member of the National Honor Society.

Paula Hagopian

Kingswood-Oxford, Junior
The NEPSAC MVP was named to the All-State, All-New England and All-American teams. Hagopian finished the season with 13 goals and 13 assists, giving her 43 goals and 25 assists for her career. She is interested in attending Yale, Villanova, or Holy Cross.

Mikayla Hickey

Central Catholic, Senior
Hickey played forward and defense for the Division 1 State champions. She led the Merrimack Valley Conference in scoring with 12 goals while earning all-MVC honors and being named an EMass all-star. She will play soccer at Seton Hall in the fall.

Reilly Lindsey

Bridgewater-Raynham, Senior, Goalie
Lindsey earned first-team EMass Division 1 honors for the second straight season. She keyed a defense that allowed only 1.20 goals per game, leading to a berth in the Division 1 South tournament. Next fall she'll play at the University of Rhode Island.

Stephanie McCaffrey

BB&N, Senior
The ISL Player of the Year was named All-State and All-New England and was a finalist for the Gatorade Player of the Year Award. McCaffrey amassed and ISL-record 37 goals and added six assists while leading BB&N to an undefeated season and league title.

Shea Newman

Medfield, Freshman
The Tri-Valley League MVP scored 25 goals and tallied 14 assists and helped Medfield win its first Division 2 state championship, all as a freshman. Big games didn't intimidate her, as she scored a goal and had an assist in the state final.

Andrea O'Brien

Concord-Carlisle, Sophomore
A sophomore and two-year varsity starter, O'Brien was the Dual County League's leading scorer, netting 26 goals and dishing out seven assists. The DCL MVP also was selected to the EMass, All-State, and All-New England teams.

Cory Ryan

Norwood, Senior
The two-time Bay State League MVP scored 22 goals and was named a first-team EMass and All-New England all-star. She finishes her high school career with 76 goals and 25 assists. Ryan is committed to the University of Maryland.

Cayla Thomas

Plymouth South, Senior
The EMass all-star helped Plymouth South win its first playoff game, as the Panthers reached the Division 1 South semifinals. In the quarterfinals, Thomas scored the winning goal with three seconds left in the first overtime. She also played on the softball team.

Ariana Twomey

Pingree, Senior
The Eastern Independent League MVP scored eight goals and recorded 15 assists from her center-midfielder position. The Pingree captain is a four-time EIL all-star. Twomey has also been an EIL all-star in basketball and lacrosse.

Jessica Wiggins

Acton-Boxborough
Wiggins capped her high school career by going 15-2-3 with 14 shutouts, allowing only five goals all season. In her four years as varsity starter Wiggins was 82-5-4 with a 0.19 goals-against average. She will play for La Salle University in the fall.

coach of the year

Thomas Geysen

Franklin
The 2010 season was the most successful of Geysen's 26-year coaching career. The retired teacher led the Panthers to a 19-3-1 record, a Hockomock League title, and their first Division 1 South crown. He has compiled a career record of 294-148-66.

Michael LaFrancesca

Medfield
The co-Tri-Valley League Coach of the Year, LaFrancesca led Medfield to a 21-1-2 record and its first Division 2 state championship. In six playoff games, the Warriors allowed only a single goal in wins over Hopkinton, Canton, Pembroke, Duxbury, Belmont, and Auburn.

Douglas Michaud

Shawsheen
Under Michaud's guidance, the Rams went 16-2-2 en route to winning Commonwealth Athletic Conference and Mass. Vocational titles. The top seed in the Divison 3 North playoffs was defensive-minded, finishing with 15 shutouts. Michaud is 84-15-9 in five seasons.

All-stars

Atlantic Coast
Falmouth: Jennifer Cardeiro, Tabitha Cardeiro, Sarah Gordon. Marshfield: Jill Clapp, Morgan Cowie-Haskell, Erin Shea, Brooke Sweeney. Nauset: Sara Roderick. Plymouth North: Ashleigh Berg, Rachel Campbell, Jennifer Wilson. Plymouth South: Kayla Earp, Alessandra Kopp, Anastasia Kopp, Cayla Thomas. Sandwich: Liz Manganella, Sharon Pietryka, Paige Wilcox.

Bay State
Braintree: Dee Roberts. Brookline: Mary Elcock. Dedham: Jenna Savi, Sarah Warjas. Framingham: Isabel DeSouza, Alex Doody, Chelsea Martino. Milton: Erin Feeney, Megan Kim. Natick: Katy Biagi, Alli Ferrera, Mai Mitsuyama. Needham: Kathryn Rayner, Danielle Salans, Courtney Steeves, Victoria Tarabelli. Newton North: Emily Brown, Evelyn Hurwitz. Norwood: Cory Ryan. Wellesley: Bianca Calderone. Weymouth: Shannon Conneely, Maddie Manning, Katherine Murphy.

Big Three
Brockton: Julie Bjork, Morgan Branco, Felicia Mulholland, Shannon O'Donnell, Melanie Sheehan, Amy Yang. Durfee: Brittany Correia, Danielle Gauvin, Jessica Medeiros. New Bedford: Braley Friere, Kaitlyn Lima, Alyssa Roach, Jillian Silva-Jones.

Boston City
Boston English: Aida Cornier, Andrea Ochoa, Quiline Semedo. Brighton: Sandra Chicas, Ihor (Rain) Hong, Zainab Hussein. Burke: Melissa Barrows, Kayle Harris, Fanzia Ribeiro. East Boston: Ingrid Martinez, Areli Navarro, Gabriella Rodriguez. Latin Academy: Jillian Eweka, Emily Kilbourn-Shear, Elizabeth Rockett. Madison Park: Leila De Silva, Jeana Rosa, Idneia Semedo. O'Bryant: Katherine Brea, Ajyanna Jones, Stephanie Reyes, Angely Rodriquez. Snowden: Ronasia Perry, Rose Lee St. Fleur. West Roxbury: Tanya Dymski, Katherine Garcia, Vanessa Jordan.

Cape & Islands
Cape Cod Academy: Olivia Mead, Katie Olson, Olivia Rauss. Cape Cod Tech: Amanda Price. Chatham: Theresa Fano, Raffi Lira, Emily Wallace. Nantucket: Alexa Crosby, Sabrina Dawson, Grace MacLellan, Kaitlyn Zieff. Provincetown: Natalie Silva. Sturgis: Liz Lozada.

Cape Ann
Amesbury: Megan Cullen, Whitney Whitlow. Georgetown: Kelly Chickering, Nicoline Holland. Hamilton-Wenham: Caroline Savasta, Alana Vecchiarello. Ipswich: Hannah Weagle. Lynnfield: Lauren McCarthy. Masconomet: Gabby Russo, Kaitlin Sampson, Kerry White. Newburyport: Eleni Kacher, Hannah Martin. North Andover: Rachel Burns. North Reading: Jessica Valente. Pentucket: Haley DesRosiers.

Catholic Central
Archbishop Williams: Kelsey McCarthy, Kristen Spain. Arlington Catholic: Katie D'Entremont, Erin Nee. Austin Prep: Jacqui Maher, Jackie Shaw. Bishop Fenwick: Keri Acheson, Maura Doyle, Becca Graves, Sara Previte, Kristin Verrette. Cardinal Spellman: Nicole Donovan, Hannah Lipinski, Alley Madden, Katie O'Connell, Sam Zina. Cristo Rey: Jenna Marcucci. Lowell Catholic: Courtney Lanier, Ashley Lynch, Katie Silva, Emily True. Marian: Marissa Alberghinni, Valerie Enge, Victoria Hesse, Ani Ruggie. Matignon: Sarah Gauthier, Maretta Guiendon, Arianna Moran, Taylor O'Byrne, Meghan Olsen. Pope John: Maggie McCormack, Shannon Sholds, Kim Tran. St. Clement: Rachel Amaral, Elva Martinez. St. Mary's: Maggie Carey, Kirsten Ferrari, Kristin Moccia. Trinity Catholic: Nicole Civitarese, Melissa Johnson.

Commonwealth
Chelsea: Zuleima Castillo, Elsa Nunez, Loren Ramos, Gabby Salazar. Greater Lowell: Rachel Garabedian, Adriana Panagiotopoulos, Amanda Pang, Amanda Picanso. Lynn Tech: Ariana Robert, Arithina Robert. Minuteman: Catherine Lynch, Lindsey McBride, Morgan White, Li Wigreen. Mystic Valley: Corine Kelly, Jackie Lane, Stephanie Lin, Joanna McPherson, Ariana Mirzakashani. North Shore: Kathryn Brebner, Amber Ventrillo, Jessica Ventrillo. Northeast: Barbara Valliere, Sasha Valliere. Presentation of Mary: Brooke Huberdeau, Ashlen Rooney. Shawsheen: Kim Barriss, Kristen Carroll, Jen Curtis, Marissa Irwin, Ariana Medeiros.

Dual County
Acton-Boxborough: Danielle Cremmen, Kristen Gargiulo, Marie Margolius, Danielle Scheuer, Jessica Wiggins. Arlington: Rebecca Robinson. Bedford: Kristen Baratta, Marina Boebel, Taylor DeLaPena, Stephanie Parham. Boston Latin: Keturah Gordon. Concord-Carlisle: Halle Burns, Lucy Fell, Posie Holmes, Andrea O'Brien, Jamie Potter. Lincoln-Sudbury: Madison Acton, Cassie Bursma, Eliza Sefton, Rachel Sexton. Newton South: Emma Friedman, Celia Kaufer, Hannah Nussbaum, Tori Swartz. Tyngsborough: Lauren Mason. Waltham: Arianna DeJulio, Leanne Whittemore. Wayland: McKenzie Jones, Maeve Moynihan, Claire Nishioka, Julia Shively. Westford: Jackie Gallagher, Hayley Katkowski, Jennifer Larrick, Caitlyn Paltsios, Caitlin Sheridan. Weston: Emma Dagres, Maddie Linde, Sarah Peters.

Eastern Athletic
Bishop Feehan: Anne Galvin, Delaney Lancor, Taylor Levy, Jordan Logue. Bishop Stang: Elizabeth Calnan, Grace Carroll, Elizabeth Lane. Coyle & Cassidy: Delaney Adams, Kelsey Dermody. Somerset: Lauren Frank, Cassandra Prario.

EIL
Bancroft: Emma Fortier, Jenny Wallace. Beaver Country Day: Carly Furr. Concord Academy: Sarah Bennett. Dana Hall: Dakota Donovan, Lindsay Mullaney, Katie Zack. Lexington Christian: Brittany Hagopian, Marley Vazquez. Newton Country Day: Elizabeth Greene, Hillary Howe, Hannah Nolan. Pingree: Grace Grinnell, Alex Karamitsios, Meaghan Souza, Ariana Twomey. Portsmouth Abbey: Jasmine Amaral, Brigid Behan, Katie Sgarro. Winsor: Daryn Howland, Delancy King, Lydia Mitchell, Emily Morton.

Greater Boston
Cambridge: Kayla Blackborow, Brenna Hilferty. Everett: Zoullkha Madhour, Juliana Martins, Kayla Rmgdahl. Malden: Jess Cotto, Jess Lopez. Medford: Kristina Bove, Katie O'Brien, Jackie Pellechia, Katherine Timmins. Somerville: Marrara Goncalves, Natalie Henrique, Cassie Marsden.

Hockomock
Attleboro: Margo Clifford. Canton: Lauren Berman, Brianna Duserick, Kensey Waterman. Foxborough: Eva Mazzoni, Gianna Roma. Franklin: Jen Coppola, Ellie Getchell, Heather Grove, Kristi Kirsne. King Philip: Jen Turner. Mansfield: Erin Bruno, Kelly English, Jen Esposito. North Attleborough: Ashleigh Chretien. Oliver Ames: Kendall Andrew, Mallory Fisher, Emily Grotz, Kristina Simonson. Sharon: Megan James. Stoughton: Mikayla Williams.

IGC
Brimmer & May: Sarah Calmas, Heather Gates. Cambridge Weston: Zoey Perse. Chapel Hill: Kimberly Mulvehill. Gann Academy: Micaela Aaronson, Dena Ofengeim. Landmark: Bryanna Angus, Rachel Smith. Montrose: Olivia Aha, Catherine Casey, Jamie Hartwell, Alice Pottackal. Waring: Celia Balf, Allie Hinrichs, Adrienne Ogle. Woodward: Kristen Bimmler.

ISL
Brooks: Emilie Klein, Carter Makin. BB&N: Melissa Alvarez, Hallie Heislein, Stephanie McCaffrey, Jess Tollman. Governor's Academy: Ashley Blanks. Groton: Adrianna Pulford. Lawrence Academy: Anna Demasi. Middlesex: Elizabeth Turpin. Milton Academy: Catherine Hartigan. Nobles: Alex Johnson, Kate Makaroff, Phoebe Tateronis, Coco Woeltz. Rivers: Nicole Johnson, Brooke Stoller. St. George's: Anna Carr. St. Paul's: Christine Ferguson. Thayer: Jess Clinton, Danny Sears.

Mayflower
Avon: Carl;y Anderson. Blue Hills: Michaela Adams, Meg Delaporta, Jessica Viera. Bristol-Plymouth: Deanna Duncan, Jess Morais. Diman: Kayla Borges, Abbigail Cabral, Fleicia Medeiros. Holbrook: Krysta Sansone. Norfolk Aggie: Elizabeth Martin, Stefany McCarthy, Shannon McDonald, Christina Noe, Stephany Villanueva. Old Colony: Meghan Cassidy, Carly Ciccatelli, Amanda Frey, Madison Lopes. Sacred Heart: Emily Bracken, Melissa Chighisola, Erin O'Donnell, Tracy Stanton. Southeastern: Layla Monteiro. Tri-County: Danielle Higgins. Upper Cape: Alyssa Mello. West Bridgewater: Katie Harris, Nicole Jorritsma, Krista Ledin, Colleen Liston, Brooke Wojciechowski.

Merrimack Valley
Andover: MacKenzie Koravos, Anna Vecchi. Central Catholic: Danielle Goglia, Mikayla Hickey, Lanie Jowett, Jillian Lane, Alexa Poulin. Chelmsford: Brianna Raymond. Dracut: Bryana Goodine. Haverhill: Molly Fitzgerald. Lowell: Maggie Crowe, Trisha Luis. Methuen: Alex Levesque, Karen Lima. Tewksbury: Heather Carroll, Nicole Chaet.

Middlesex
Belmont: Jeanna DiSalvio, Katie O'Brien, Marissa Russo, Laura Thurber. Burlington: Kierstin Merlino, Megan Packard. Lexington: Cat Costello, Emily Foley. Melrose: Hayley Cavalear. Reading: Meg Kelly. Stoneham: Betsy Albiani, Alison Brennan, Taylor Havican, Clare Mansfield, Susan O'Loughlin. Wakefield: Kate Nixon. Winchester: Emily Aliberti, Megan Hennessey, Shannon Quinn. Woburn: Katy Knight, Colleen O'Melia.

NEPSAC
Kingswood-Oxford: Paula Hagopian.

Northeastern
Beverly: Monica Cassola, Sky Cowans, Caitlin Hardy. Danvers: Becky Landers, Kellie MacDonald, Corey Persson, Brittany Russo, Gabby Vega. Gloucester: Katie Ciaramitaro, Kali Cook, Bianca Giacalone, Stephanie Kelly, Clare Pleuler, Nicole Repucci. Lynn Classical: Brianna Capone, Christine Francois, Franki Galeazzi, Gabriella Galeazzi. Lynn English: Mackenzie Clark, Shawna Henry, Shannon Kidney, Lindsay Roy. Marblehead: Hayley Braun, Cassie Rodgers, Emmy York. Peabody: Cayla Bucci, Kara Digiacomo, Victoria Digiacomo, Hayley Dowd, Angela Ellison, Emily Manoogian. Revere: Melissa Adreani, Venus Hamza, Marisa Parent. Salem: Jasmine Bryant, Desiree Deleon, Jackie Rochville. Saugus: Ashley Aldred, Gabby Cogliano, C.C. Devine, Kaleigh Evans, Emily Quinlan, Melissa Toomey. Swampscott: Taylor Eaton, Lisa Gambale, Rikki Lansan. Winthrop: Haley Benson, Liana Ferullo, Andrea Martucci, Alyssa Moore.

Old Colony
Barnstable: Kaitlyn Delaney, Danielle Devine. Bridgewater-Raynham: Krissy Cicalis, Katerina Lampros, Melissa Laubi, Reilly Lindsey. Dartmouth: Arlegiga Coult, Alexis Eusebio, Maura Gonsalves, Ashley Harwood, Ally Pontes. Taunton: Jacqueline Hebert.

Patriot
Duxbury: Devan Bahr, Emily Brook, Emily Gallagher, Melissa Gavin, Megan Woomer. Hanover: Deanna McMahon, Lindsey Miller, Jen Toohey. Hingham: Abbie Barrett, Jane Freda, Julie Leahy, Katie Walsh. Middleborough: Lauren Simao. North Quincy: Jill Carchedi, Shannon Coleman. Pembroke: Jenna Bostwick, Michelle Coate, Sarah James, Amanda Pugliese, Renee Trudeau. Quincy: Amanda Hyslip. Randolph: Hayley Levesque. Scituate: Katelyn Fougere, Michaela Murray, Molly Peters, Alanna Woodford. Silver Lake: Ashley Bartlett, Olivia Carlson, Paige Radomski, Haley Stack. Whitman-Hanson: Alyssa Eaton, MaryRose Griffin, Mackenzie Hatfield, Samantha Mewis, Devon Morse, Kelsey Murray, Leah Pappalardo.

South Coast
Apponequet: Katie Bealka. Bourne: Molly Cahill, Katelyn Hourihan. Case: Ara Tower. Dighton-Rehoboth: Alyssa DaSilva, Lindsay Doane, Danielle Flores, Suzie Newman. Fairhaven: Kayli Berche. Greater New Bedford: Kayla Sylvia. Old Rochester: Molly Beaulieu, Therese Morss. Seekonk: Ashley Goyette. Wareham: Tara DiGiantomaso, Taylor Nelson.

South Shore
Abington: Alicia Reid. Carver: Alex Rozen, Jenna Szostak. Cohasset: Micheala Brophy, Anna Seraikis. East Bridgewater: Rachel Blauner, Rachel Fasanello, Katie Lynch, Hailey McKean, Kelsey Purcell. Harwich: Jen Gonsalves, Liz Thompson. Hull: Rebecca Garber, Stephanie Striglio. Mashpee: Kelsey Duarte. Norwell: Samantha Casey, Allie Debenedictus, Molly Lodigiani, Krista Prouty. Rockland: Emily Crawford, Melissa Daigle, Katelyn Krish.

Tri-Valley
Ashland: Kelly Grover, Carry Muscaro, Jenny Zehner. Bellingham: Maddie Brosler, Erin Huntley, Taylor Wilson. Dover-Sherborn: Alyssa D'Arcy, Maddie Dunn, Jessica Goudrault, Victoria Ortega. Holliston: MaryAlice McKenna, Michelle Schefter. Hopkinton: Marissa Peoples. Medfield: Ally Gold, Issabelle Hackett, Shea Newman, Kate Piersak, Kate Wasley. Medway: Sarah Coakley. Norton: Page Almeida, Meagan Elliott, Kim Schubert, Jillian Wry. Westwood: Liz Brown, Marina Burke, Ella Hazar.