The Warrior•Sports May 20, 2010
Sherwood’s Most Accomplished Athletes
Top Row (left to right): Brad Bolen, Dainis Berzins, Ariel Nicholas, Erin McCarty, Courtney Knight, Robbin Lee, Sumner Wubbenhorst, Eric Conrad Second Row: Cara Wagner, Kat Correa, Cali Siravo, Sami Smith, Katelyn Sweeney, Rachel Lewis, Azeezat Olatunde, Elizabeth Bofill Bottom Row: Mike Anderson, Tomi Adewole, Greg Grant, Randy Ribeiro, Philip Durity, Josh Lowy, Oliver Pettenati Not Pictured: Kevin Laskin
BOYS (Boys’ Soccer) Two-time 1st Team All-State and 1st Team AllMet soccer player led Sherwood soccer to a 12-4 record and a regional final birth in 2009. He will take his game to Villanova University. (Swimming) A big part of the dominant boys’ swim and dive team. Was honorable mention All-Met after winning division titles in the 200 and 500 freestyle. Won county titles in 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay. Finished second at County Championships in 200 free and 500 free. Also finished second in medley relay at Metro Championships and second in the 500 freestyle. Will be swimming at UNC-Wilmington. (Boys’ Volleyball) The fouryear boys’ volleyball player was selected to the USA U-18 High Performance team, ranked 21st in the nation in under-17 age group as a junior, and earned All-Gazette honors as a part of 2009’s squad. Will play at Loyola University of Chicago. (Basketball) The 1st Team All-Sentinel performer was top 10 in the county in scoring average with 19.4 points per game, and anchored a high octane Warrior backcourt. Named team MVP for the 2010 season. Will play at Messiah College in Pennsylvania.
(Swimming) The future Ohio State swimmer won county titles in the 200 medley relay, 100 fly and back, and 400 freestyle on the way to earning All-American honors in the 100 fly and back. Was 1st Team All-Met and State as well. (Football) Led the team in tackles two years straight, racking up 115 his senior season. He is an All-Gazette 1st teamer, and earned All-Met honors as a junior. Will play at Shepherd. (Football) The three-year varsity player was selected to the All-County team two years in a row, earning 1st team honors his senior year. Also earned 2nd Team All-Met and 1st Team Big School All-State honors his senior year on his way to being selected to the Maryland Crab Bowl. (Lacrosse) Warrior attacker earned All-Gazette honors as a junior, and through 10 games, he has led his team in scoring with 18 goals.
a part of arguably the best line in the county his senior year, and was an All-County and State selection his junior year. He was also selected to The Maryland Crab Bowl. (Track & Field) Owns Sherwood records in the boys’ triple jump and boys’ 110 hurdles. Was a big part of Sherwood’s undefeated division championship team. (Track & Field) This blazing fast senior is the anchor to almost every race. Boasts a 23.9 in the 200, and an 11.5 in the 100. Also started at outside linebacker this past fall for the Warrior football team. Will be playing football at Temple University.
(Gymnastics) Senior captain and top point scorer for the team. Won the all-around competition in every dual meet this season. Was named an All-American for her performance during the 2009 season.
(Wrestling) Dominant wrestler who has the most wins in school history. Earned All-Gazette and All-Met honors as a junior. Signed to wrestle at the University of Chicago.
(Softball) A four-year starter at second base, her fielding percentage has been at or around 1.000 all four years. This year’s captain owns a solid .500 on-base percentage.
(Football) Three-year varsity starter earned All-State and 1st Team All-Gazette Honors as
(Girls’ Basketball) Four-year starter and key contributor for the girls’ basketball team. She had a
solid senior season leading the team in both points and rebounds per game. Will play at Chowan University in North Carolina. (Girls’ and Coed Volleyball) A four-year player for girls’ volleyball and a member of the 2006 state championship team. Named team MVP the past two years and was named an All-County Honorable Mention. Led the team in many statistical categories, including kills and passing percentage. Will play at UMBC.
Starting forward for soccer and sprinter for track. She anchored her relay to a third place finish in her heat at the prestigious 2010 Penn Relays. She also ran a solid 13.43 in the 100 meter dash to win that event at the County B Championship in 2010. (Girls’ Lacrosse) Scored 22 goals in five games during the 2009 season before being sidelined due to a car accident. She remains a prolific scorer this year, despite working her way back from injury.
(Girls’ Soccer) A three-year starter at goalie and two-year captain, she suffered injuries along the way but bounced back strong each time. Won the most dedicated award in her junior year. Will play at East Tennessee State University.
(Girls’ Lacrosse) Accumulated 24 goals and 11 assists in 2009 despite primarily being a defender. This year, she was named a team captain. Will play lacrosse at York College of Pennsylvania next year.
(Girls’ Soccer) A three-year starter for varsity, she is best known for her on-ball defending as a sweeper. She won the most dedicated award in her junior year and was a two-year captain.
(Girls’ Lacrosse and Field Hockey) Two-year starter for both field hockey and lacrosse. She tallied numerous goals in her junior campaigns, especially in lacrosse, filling the void left by some injured teammates.
(Girls’ Lacrosse and Soccer) Led girls’ lacrosse in goals in 2009. Named to girls’ lacrosse All-County second team. A threeyear member of the varsity soccer team, led the girls’ team in goals and assists in 2010. Will play lacrosse at the University of Vermont.
(Swimming) Finished in eighth place at the D.C. Metro Championships in the 100 meter breast stroke, and girls’ team captain this year. She will swim at Salisbury University.
compiled by Greg Grant, Danny Golden and (Track and Girls’ Soccer) Kimberly Wan