The Press Player of the Year

Jill DiBlasi

Hammonton, midfielder, Sr.,

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Scored a team-high 10 goals, including four game-winners, to lead the Blue Devils to a Cape-Atlantic League American Conference title. Finished with 25 career goals. Will play for Temple University next fall.


Jordyn Bronsky

Oakcrest, Sr.

Her 18 goals set a school single-season scoring record. Led the Falcons to the South Jersey Group III quarterfinals.

Jessica Garretson

Hammonton, Sr.

Had six goals for a team that averaged 2.5 goals per game.

Madie Gibson

Lower Cape May Regional, So.

Scored 26 goals and has 50 through two seasons. Six of her scores were game-winners.

Shannon Metzler

St. Joseph, Jr.

Scored 32 goals and had multiple goals in nine games. Has 81 career goals through three seasons.

Danielle McCann

Middle Township, Jr.

Scored 30 goals, including six game-winners. Has 77 career goals with a year left to play.

Taylor Tighe

Our Lady of Mercy Academy, Jr.

Scored 21 goals and ran an offense that outscored opponents 86-16.

Jenna Seddon

Absegami, Sr.

Scored 20 goals for the Braves, who won their fourth straight Division I title in the Cape-Atlantic League American Conference. Headed to Rutgers University next fall.


Zoe Conover

Hammonton, Jr.

A sound all-around player. Scored seven goals and had three assists for Hammonton, which reached the South Jersey Group III semifinals.

Christina Dalzell

Holy Spirit, Jr.

Scored 11 goals for the Spartans, who qualified for the South Jersey Non-Public A playoffs.

Jenn Hicks

Middle Township, Sr.

Anchored the midfield and scored 13 goals for the Panthers, who reached the South Jersey Group II quarterfinals.

Gabriella McKeown

Lower Cape May Regional, Jr.

Led the area in scoring with 34 goals, including seven game-winners. She is Lower Cape May’s all-time leading scorer with 63 career goals.

Shannon Nilson

St. Joseph, Jr.

Scored 21 goals as the Wildcats outscored teams 82-39.


Caitlyn Covella

Our Lady of Mercy Academy, Sr.

The heart of a defense that allowed less than one goal per game (.800) and shut out 10 opponents.

Maryann Nowlan

Hammonton, Jr.

Stopper for a defense that allowed just .863 goals per game and won the Cape-Atlantic League American Conference.

Nicki Read

Millville, Sr.

A fullback who also led the Thunderbolts in scoring with seven goals.

Nicole Sangillo

Lower Cape May Regional, Sr.

A physical sweeper who aided Lower’s defense to nine shutouts as the Caper Tigers won the first National Conference Division I title in program history.

Erica Weeks

One of the league’s best defenders. Helped Mainland limit its opponents to 21 goals in 17 games.


Brigette Alessandrini

Hammonton, Sr.

Recorded 10 shutouts, including one in a South Jersey Coaches Tournament game. Allowed 19 goals in 22 games.

Olivia Salvo

Middle Township, Jr.

Posted 10 shutouts and had a 1.1 goals-against average.

Second Team


Sarah Buchanan, Our Lady of Mercy

Abby Carey, Mainland Regional

Laura Nelson, Barnegat

Laina Matus, Egg Harbor Township

Jasmine Miro-Myers, Buena Regional

Tara Pulhaski, Holy Spirit


Emily Daigle, Millville

Lexi DellaPietro, Lacey Township

Danielle Peck, Holy Spirit

Shea Scannell, Mainland Regional

Juliann Brand, Egg Harbor Township


Devon Goetze, Oakcrest

Amber Jenkins, Egg Harbor Township

Rebecca Maguire, Absegami

Dorothy Stump, Middle Township

Kelly Gibison, St. Joseph


Amanda Banner, Cedar Creek

Jovan Childers, Bridgeton

Stephanie Kostka, Barnegat

Lizzy Sulecki, Lower Cape May Regional

Honorable Mention

Absegami — Hayley Grimm

Bridgeton — Symone Sweazie

Buena Regional — Sydney Zorzi, Brianna Harper

Cape May Tech — Jade Miller

Egg Harbor Township — Hannah Richman, Ashley Collins, Courtney Davis

Hammonton — Lauren Berger, McKenzie Chiola, Andrea Olsen

Holy Spirit — Summer Crilley, Logan Kesel

Lower Cape May — Victoria Mann

Mainland Regional — Anna Gordon

Middle Township —Jen McCann, Laura Miller, Abby Stahler

Oakcrest — Alex Imperatore, Jenna Sayers, Rachel Steelman

Ocean City — Karissa Bourbeau, Ashley Edgell

Our Lady of Mercy — Devon Donaghy, Tziarra King, Vashti Williams

St. Joseph — Tykeemah White

Vineland — Abby Dooley, Shelby Money

Wildwood — Jess Freeman

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