Abby Allen, Biddeford senior midfield: An outstanding all-around athlete who will play field hockey at Division I Merrimack College, Allen has a natural knack for the goal. She scored 41 times as a sophomore and set up 26 goals. She also had 57 draw controls and 26 ground balls and is a solid defender.

Riley Beem, Windham senior midfield: A first-team SMAA all-star selection as a sophomore, Beem assisted on 20 goals and scored 25 herself to help the Eagles reach the regional final before falling to eventual Class A state champion Falmouth. 

Eva Clement, Falmouth senior midfield: A top-notch Nordic skier with endurance aplenty, Clement is known for a scrappy, get-it-done style of play. Two years ago, she had 22 goals, 14 assists, 28 ground balls and 35 draw controls. She also played in Falmouth’s state title game with a stress fracture. She plans to continue her career at Colby College.

Caroline Cohen, Falmouth senior defense: A formidable presence with speed that makes her an asset in transition, Cohen has the footwork to be able to contain fast attackers. As a sophomore two years ago, she scooped 16 ground balls and caused a flurry of turnovers. She plans to continue her career at Trinity College.

Neely Connor, Kennebunk senior defense: As the team’s best defender, Connor takes on the challenging role of chaser in a zone defense. She has excellent defensive moves and explosive feet along with deft stick skills. As a sophomore, she knocked down 12 passes and grabbed 17 ground balls.

Elsa Dean-Muncie, Greely senior attacker: A lefty who’s comfortable shooting from either side, she led the Rangers with 35 goals as a sophomore and added eight assists. She has a nice blend of power and grace and plans to continue her career at Williams College. Coach Becca Koelker describes her as “the most selfless, humble person you will ever meet.”

Samira Doiron, Portland senior goalie: An honorable mention all-SMAA selection as a sophomore, Doiron couples strong athletic talent with mental tenacity to anticipate shots and make big plays. Coach Beth Broderick said she’s counting on Doiron’s smart play and steady focus to guide Portland’s defensive efforts.

Maggie Holt, North Yarmouth Academy junior attack: A strong, aggressive competitor who even as a freshman displayed leadership skills, Holt led the Panthers with 29 goals and 18 assists. She also intercepted eight passes, scooped 18 ground balls and earned 27 draw controls to help NYA reach the Class C semifinals. 

Katie Keenan, Lake Region junior attack: A left-hander, Keenan earned second team all-Western Maine Conference honors two years ago after leading the Lakers in points with 65. She is an unselfish player who is happier to assist her teammates than score herself. 

Annie Lowenstein, Yarmouth senior attack: A first-team Western Maine Conference all-star as a sophomore, Lowenstein racked up 36 goals and 13 assists to lead the Clippers to the Class B championship game. She blends finesse with aggression, reads defenders well and has an eye for the cage. She plans to continue her career at Bates College.

Riley O’Mara, Cheverus junior midfield: O’Mara was the SMAA’s Rookie of the Year in 2019. Known for her powerful shot, she is the draw specialist for Cheverus and anchors the team’s attack. Her club coach, Lauren Kane, calls O’Mara “one of the most well prepared and physically built players to have played the game in Maine.”

Lily Schwartzman, Kennebunk senior attack: An explosive attacker with an accurate shot, she notched 44 goals and nine assists as a sophomore to go along with 18 ground balls and 25 draw controls. She’s versatile enough to play anywhere on the field and is an important cog in Kennebunk’s transition game. 

Natalie Singer, Marshwood senior defense: As a sophomore, Singer caused 29 turnovers and gathered in 32 ground balls. She has run the defense since she was a freshman, assuming that mantle from her sister, Paige. Coach Bernie Marvin calls her “one of the most complete defensive players I’ve ever had and an excellent leader.”

Izzy White, Thornton Academy senior midfield: An honorable mention all-SMAA selection in 2019, White sees the field well and uses her strong attacking skills to either find shots for herself or create openings for teammates. She notched 28 goals and nine assists as a sophomore. She plans to continue her career at Southern New Hampshire University.

Emma Yale, Windham senior attack: A formidable presence in front of the net, Yale racked up 54 goals as a sophomore to go along with 15 assists as the Eagles earned the second seed in Class A North and advanced to the regional final. She plans to continue her playing career at Tufts.


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