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Updated: January 15, 2013 11:39AM



FIRST TEAM

Paige Aguilera

Boone Grove, Sr., forward

By the numbers: 44 goals, 12 assists

Skinny: Ended her prolific career as the Wolves’ all-time leading scorer.

Allyson
Goodrich

Munster, Jr., forward

By the numbers: 13 goals, 3 assists

Skinny: Dangerous striker produced for the Mustangs despite missing six games with a bruised retina.

Sarah Rivich

Crown Point, Sr.,
midfielder

By the numbers: 15 goals, 9 assists

Skinny: Versatile player saw time everywhere on the field for the Bulldogs, overcoming several injuries in the process.

Cindy McInerney

Griffith, Sr., midfielder

By the numbers: 16 goals, 9 assists

Skinny: The Panthers’ centerpiece played sweeper, forward and midfielder over the last three seasons, shining in all spots.

Kaylee Pullins

Valparaiso, Sr.,
midfielder

By the numbers: 17 goals, 12 assists

Skinny: Expected to play at Butler, excelled for the Vikings despite missing four games with an ankle injury, one of several injuries she dealt with during her standout career.

Andrea Violanti

Valparaiso, Sr.,
midfielder

By the numbers: 12 goals, 11 assists

Skinny: Lifted the Vikings with her creative, energetic play in the midfield.

Lauren Doreski

Lake Central, Sr., midfielder/forward

By the numbers: 15 goals, 5 assists

Skinny: The Indians’ go-to player — everywhere from sweeper to midfielder to forward, leading them to another sectional title — will continue her career at IUPUI.

Bridget Brendza

Chesterton, Jr., midfielder/forward

By the numbers: 23 goals, 3 assists

Skinny: The Trojans’ focal point sparked them to another strong season.

Jenna Arnold

Crown Point, Jr., defender

By the numbers: Part of a defense that had 1.09 GAA, 12 shutouts

Skinny: Shutdown center back has allowed the Bulldogs to play an offensive-minded style — and can contribute to that attack.

Liz Krilich

Andrean, Sr., defender

By the numbers: 2 goals, 7 assists; part of defense that had 7 shutouts

Skinny: Four-year starter was the heart and soul of a much-improved 59ers team.

Meghan Morasan

Crown Point, So., goalkeeper

By the numbers: 1.09 GAA, 12 shutouts

Skinny: Stepped right into the starting role for the Bulldogs as a sophomore, and set the school record for shutouts in a season.

SECOND TEAM

Haleigh Wenglarz

Kankakee Valley, Jr., forward

By the numbers: 10 goals, 4 assists

Skinny: Skillful striker continued to emerge for the Kougars.

Blayr Poston

Hanover Central, Sr., forward

By the numbers: 37 goals, 12 assists

Skinny: Set a Wildcats record for goals in a season, and ended her terrific career with a school-record 91.

Lauren Reineke

Valparaiso, Jr., forward

By the numbers: 13 goals, 6 assists

Skinny: Talented striker continued to develop, building on an especially strong finish to last season, helping the Vikings win another sectional title.

Rachel
Marczewski

Crown Point, Sr., midfielder

By the numbers: 14 goals, 15 assists

Skinny: After a broken leg limited her to seven games last season, returned with a flourish, keying the Bulldogs to DAC, sectional and regional titles, and a place in a semistate final.

Alexa Fratzke

Wheeler, Sr.,
midfielder

By the numbers: 18 goals, 14 assists

Skinny: Was instrumental in the Bearcats winning their first sectional title, as well as winning an NWISC title (their first outright).

Nicki Monahan

Portage, Sr.,
midfielder

By the numbers: 16 goals, 3 assists

Skinny: The Indians’ undisputed leader, including playing a part in 19 of their 26 goals.

Paige Brown

Highland, Jr.,
midfielder

By the numbers: 12 goals, 5 assists

Skinny: Glue for a rebuilding Trojans team — with another season left.

Mackenzie Starcevich

Boone Grove, Sr., midfielder

By the numbers: 35 goals, 16 assists

Skinny: Stalwart for the Wolves in another outstanding season, one that included the inaugural PCC title.

Alison Engle

Munster, Sr., defender

By the numbers: Part of defense that had 0.90 GAA, 11 shutouts

Skinny: Quick, heady back who contributed greatly to the Mustangs winning NCC and sectional titles.

Jen Sobierajski

Kankakee Valley, Sr., defender

By the numbers: Part of a defense that had 1.53 GAA, 4 shutouts

Skinny: The Kougars relied heavily on the lockdown back.

Parin Patel

Munster, Sr.,
goalkeeper

By the numbers: 0.94 GAA, 10.5 shutouts

Skinny: Confident, rangy keeper was another important player in the Mustangs’ success.

Honorable mention

Andrean — Gabby Wojkovich, Taylor Berglund, Rachael Bryan

Bishop Noll — Shelby Garcia, Alejandra Almendarez

Boone Grove — Olivia McCafferty, Rachel Gerhardt, Claudia Cooper

Chesterton — Elizabeth Benson, Angelia Jeka, Nikki Kollar, Alex Bucko

Clark — Miriam Giron, Karina Canelo

Covenant Christian — Katy Long, Sophia Van Keppel, Adrienne Funderburg

Crown Point — Courtney Farrell, Anna Eksten, Taryn Spisak

East Chicago Central — Bianca Navarro

Gavit — Alondra Macias

Griffith — Krystal Mendoza, Yadira Castellanos, Caitlin Brown

Hammond — Elizabeth Navarro, Erica Munoz, Alondra Munoz

Hanover Central — Summer Pattison, B.K. Sakelaris, Kaylin Fanta

Hebron — Rachel Pauer, Sydnee Bartz

Highland — Rachel Gregory, Karly Gragido, Breanna Williams

Hobart — Kelly McGuire, Sydney Hicks

Kankakee Valley — Sophie Hufnagel, Alyssa Cox, Kara Gowens

Kouts — Maranda Birmingham

Lake Central — Lindsay Kusbel, Alisha Donovan, Tarah Hamby

LaPorte — Yojaira Campos, Addie Boardman

Lowell — Breanna Buche, Grisel Gomez, Darby Misner

Marquette — Maggie Mellen, Madeline Wood, Sydney Mussman

Merrillville — Natalia Ooms, Lacey Richards

Michigan City — Rebecca Apple

Morton — Jackie Cervantes

Munster — Jessica Flores, Cayla Bales, Sammi Koufos

Portage — Lauren Zack

Rensselaer — Alexa Clemente, Chelsea Hughes

Valparaiso —Grace Withrow, Kathryn Schoer, Jenelle Klumpe

Washington Township — Erin James, Heather Burton

Westville — Tuzdae Ramer

Wheeler —Shannon Eden, Terra Phillips, Haley Lovison



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