Lauren Benner, Phoenixville
Junior forward was one of the top strikers in the area on the way to 20 goals and two assists, the highest scoring total for a Phoenixville player since 2005 with current assistant Ashley Habbel. A PAC-10 coaches first team selection, Benner brought her best in the District 1-AA semifinals, scoring a hat trick in a 3-2 win over Gwynedd Mercy, leading the Phantoms (11-8-1) to their first district final.
Maria Garofolo, Boyertown
Sophomore central defensive midfielder used her skill and size to provide cover for the Bears defense to great effect. A threat on set pieces with her heading ability, Garofolo helped Boyertown reach the District 1-AAA semifinals and qualify for the PIAA Championships for the first time in program history. She was selected to the PAC-10 coaches first team.
Megan Giannopoulos, Spring-Ford
Senior winger was one of the area's most dynamic attacking players, scoring 21 goals and six assists in the greatest season in Spring-Ford girls soccer history. Giannopoulos and the Rams won their first PAC-10 championship, qualified for the PIAA Championships for the first time and advanced all the way to the state final. She scored a goal in the PAC-10 final, both goals in the Rams' pivotal PIAA first round win over No.1-ranked Cumberland Valley and the overtime game-winner in the PIAA semifinals against Seneca Valley. A PAC-10 coaches first team choice, the University of Pittsburgh recruit was chosen to the Southeastern Pa. Coaches Association team.
Cecelia Knaub, Phoenixville
Junior midfielder was the Phantoms' primary playmaker, scoring 12 goals and nine assists. A member of the under-18 U.S. women's team, Knaub helped Phoenixville (11-8-1) qualify for the PAC-10 playoffs and reach the District 1-AA final for the first time in school history.
Emilie Kupsov. Owen J. Roberts
Sophomore midfielder became a focal point for the Wildcats in her second season and responded with 14 goals and nine assists. A PAC-10 coaches first team selection, Kupsov helped OJR (9-8-1) reach the second round of the District 1-AAA playoffs.
Gabby McKee, Owen J. Roberts
Senior defender was a fixture on the Wildcats' back line for four years, capping her standout career with nine goals and four assists as a senior, consistently putting up numbers well ahead of other defenders largely thanks to her ability on free kicks. ... A three-time All-Area first team selection and PAC-10 coaches first team selection,, McKee helped OJR (9-8-1) reach the second round of the District 1-AAA playoffs.
Aley-Kate McKinley, Spring-Ford
Senior forward led the line for the Rams by scoring 16 goals and 12 assists, leading the team to its finest season in program history that included a PAC-10 championship, berth in the PIAA playoffs and trip to the PIAA championship game. McKinley was named to the PAC-10 coaches first team and the Southeastern Pa. Coaches Association and All-State teams.
Kayla Smith, Upper Perkiomen
Senior midfielder had soaring success in her final season by scoring 28 goals and 11 assists, the top statistical season for a PAC-10 player since 2005. Her quickness, ability to carry the ball and create carried Upper Perk to unprecedented success for a Frontier Division team (10-3 league record) in the regular season and led the team to its first berth in the District 1-AA semifinals. An Indiana University-Bloomington recruit, Smith was named to the PAC-10 coaches first team and the Southeastern Pa. Coaches Association and All-State teams and is The Mercury All-Area Girls Soccer Player of the Year.
Sammy Stipa, Spring-Ford
Senior midfielder embodied the high pressure, quick passing playing style of the Rams in its historic season that featured a PAC-10 championship and trip to the PIAA title game. An outstanding all-around athlete who led Spring-Ford to the girls basketball championship a year ago, Stipa had a knack for the big moment when she scored a goal to force overtime in the state final loss to Neshaminy. She was named to the PAC-10 coaches first team.
Laura Suero, Spring-Ford
Sophomore left back with an endless motor was the top defender for Spring-Ford in its historic season that included a PAC-10 championship and trip to the PIAA final. A fierce header of the ball, Suero scored four goals including two in the Rams' District 1-AAA second round win over C.B. West. She was named to the PAC-10 coaches first team.
Marie Valenti, Boyertown
Senior right back brought poise and leadership to the Bears' back line, helping the team reach the District 1-AAA semifinals and the PIAA Championships for the first time in school history. A player capable to contribute offensively as well, Valenti helped Boyertown record 12 shutouts and was named to the PAC-10 coaches first team.
Sarafina Valenti, Boyertown
Sophomore goalkeeper followed up her impressive freshman campaign with another high quality season, recording 12 shutouts and allowing only 15 goals in 24 games (.625 goals against average). She helped Boyertown (19-3-2) earn third place in the District 1-AAA playoffs and a berth in the PIAA tournament for the first time in school history, ultimately losing in the quarterfinals.
Ashley Becker, Boyertown, senior
Bri Cirino, Spring-Ford, sophomore
Emily Diehl, Boyertown, senior
Emily Leight, Upper Perkiomen, senior
Jaid Mark, Pottsgrove, senior
Taylor Newhart, Spring-Ford, sophomore
Julia Primavera, Methacton, senior
Gia Tedesco, Phoenixville, senior
Gabrielle Vagnozzi, Spring-Ford, sophomore
Hannah Walsh, Methacton, junior
Lahela Worley, Phoenixville, junior
Rachel Yenney, Perkiomen Valley, senior
Boyertown: Olivia Frazier, Courtney Goddard
Daniel Boone: Brittany Carroll, Hailey Donahue
Hill School: Julia Hernan, Courtney Logar, Elizabeth Sitko
Methacton: Kelly Glatthorn Jenny Martin
Owen J. Roberts: Maddy Cantello, Katie Dempsey
Perkiomen Valley: Hannah Thomas, Hayley Jampo
Phoenixville: Kaitlyn Casiano, Bri Cooley, Sophia Kopko, Sarah Weston
Pope John Paul II: Lauren Dao, Lilia Walls
Pottstown: Alaina James
Spring-Ford: Sarah Hancock
Upper Perkiomen: Shae Duka, Mackenzie Gebhardt, Maggie Ortlip
COACH OF THE YEAR
Sheldon Chamberlain, Spring-Ford
In just his third season in charge at Spring-Ford, the 73-year-old pillar of coaching guided the Rams on an unprecedented run saw the Rams reach the PIAA Class AAA championship game and go 24-3-1 on the year. The year of firsts under the former Villanova women's head coach included the first Pioneer Athletic Conference championship in program history, the first berth in the PIAA playoffs and first wins at the state level.