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Our MIAA girls' hockey All-State Team

4/3/2013

FIRST LINE

All-StateF - Alison Butler, Sr., St. Mary's

This year's ESPN Boston Miss Hockey award winner, Butler captained the Spartans to their fourth Division 1 state title, scoring the game-winning goal against Arlington Catholic at the Garden. The St. Anselm's commit was third in Division 1 in scoring with 37-25-62 totals. It is her second ESPN Boston All-State nomination.

All-StateF - Hannah Murphy, Sr., Duxbury

The fulcrum to Duxbury''s run of three straight Division 2 state championships. Murphy, a three-sport athlete, finished fifth among all Division 2 scorers, putting up 29-24-53 totals. Murphy will play lacrosse at UMass-Amherst.

All-StateF - Kayla Smith, Sr., Woburn

One of the most talented pure scorers in the state, Smith finished second in Division 1 across the state in scoring with 34 goals and 24 assists for 63 points. The three-time ESPN Boston All-Stater will continue her hockey career at Salve Regina.

All-StateD - Cassandra Connolly, Sr., Woburn

The repeat ESPN Boston All-Stater finished fourth on the Tanners in points (2-15-17) while helping goaltender Courtney Davis notch seven shutouts on the season. Connolly will continue her playing career at the University of New England next year.

All-StateD - Hannah Wright, Sr., Arlington

A shut-down, physical blue-liner, Wright also finished tied for fourth on the Spy Ponders with 17 points (3 goals, 14 assists). She will attend Castleton State College next year where she will play hockey.

All-StateG - Shannon O'Neil, Sr., Austin Prep

Pitched a remarkable 10 shutouts on the season, along with a dazzling 96.8 save percentage. O'Neil, a Franklin Pierce commit, was also among the statewide leaders in goals against average with a 1.08 marka.

SECOND LINE

All-StateF - Kaleigh Finigan, Sr., St. Mary's

Despite missing time with an injury, Finigan still managed to finish second on the Spartans in scoring - following Alison Butler— with 17-28-45 totals. The Medford resident is also a standout on St. Mary's softball team.

All-StateF - Jane Freda, Sr., Hingham

A two-time ESPN Boston All-State selection, the Harborwomen captain finished among the Top 10 scorers in the state, tallying 31 goals to go along with 16 assists.

All-StateF - Ashley Moran, Jr., Woburn

The rangy winger made great strides this season, finishing among the Top 10 scorers in the state, posting 25 goals and 31 assists.

All-StateD - Brooke Matherson, Jr., Walpole

The blue-liner led the Rebels in scoring this year with 33 points points and her 24 goals were also a team-best. Matherson is also a standout player on Walpole's field hockey team.

All-StateD - Annie Messuri, Jr., Acton-Boxborough

Messuri was named the DCL/MVC Large division Most Valuable Player this year after posting 13-17-30 totals.

All-StateG - Courtney Davis, Jr., Woburn

Led the Tanners to an undefeated regular season while registering seven shutouts. The three-year starter registered a 92.1 save percentage while posting a 1.35 goals against average.

BEST OF THE REST - HONORABLE MENTION

Forwards

Carolyn Avery, Sr., Lexington

Megan Barrett, Frosh., Acton-Boxborough

Christie Caliendo, Sr., Billerica

Leah Cardarelli, Soph., Acton-Boxborough

Molly Connolly, Sr., Wellesley

Amanda Conway, Soph., Tewksbury/Methuen

Gabby Crugnale, Sr., St. Mary's

Jackie Denning, Sr., Lexington

Cecily Docktor, Soph., Wellesley

Kara Donati, Sr., Winthrop/Lynn

Erin Dwyer, Sr., Archbishop Williams

Marissa Fichter, Soph., Duxbury

Ela Hazar, Jr., Westwood

Shannon Hickey, Sr., Arlington

Emily Kelly, Jr., Norwood

Olivia Konaxis, Sr., Beverly/Danvers

Brittani Lanzilli, Jr., Medford

Maggie Layo, Jr., Sandwich

Sara Lehman, Sr., Lexington

Emily Lissner, Jr., Woburn

Kim Lizotte, Sr., Westford Academy

Emily Loprete, Soph., Watertown/Melrose

Meaghan McKenna, Sr., Canton

Rachel Moore, Soph., Falmouth

Ali O'Leary, Frosh., Reading

Adrieana Rossini, Soph., Arlington Catholic

Nicole Woods, Jr., Beverly/Danvers

Defense

Allison Cunningham, Soph., Arlington Catholic

Tatiana Doucette, Jr., St. Mary's

Erin Ferrara, Sr., Fontbonne Academy

Hannah Ghelfi, Soph., Falmouth

Alexandria Gong, Sr., Hingham

Ally Hammel, Jr., Duxbury

Melissa Richard, Sr., Arlington Catholic

Caroline Seibold, Frosh., Reading

Goalies

Megan Messuri, Jr., Arlington Catholic

Rachel Myette, Jr., Duxbury

Madison Scavotto, So., Falmouth

Lauren Skinnion, Jr., St. Mary's

Coach of the Year

Frank Pagliuca, St. Mary's (Lynn)

While piloting to the Spartans to four Division 1 state championships, perhaps Pagliuca's finest job behind the bench came this year, as St. Mary's knocked off Catholic Central rival Arlington Catholic in a rematch of the 2012 title game.

Finalists:

Todd Fletcher, Westford Academy

Michael Golden, Reading

Friend Weiler, Duxbury