2011 All-Connecticut field hockey team
The MSG Varsity Connecticut staff selected the top players, coaches and teams from the 2011 season across the entire region.
Below are the award winners, as well as the first-team and second-team all-stars.
Player of the Year
Greenwich Academy, Jr., Forward
Schulman notched 25 goals and 13 assists, and was named to the All-New England and All-FAA teams.
Darien, Sr., Forward
Cassidy came on strong down the stretch for the Blue Wave, who went unbeaten during the regular season and reached the FCIAC and Class M semifinals. She was named All-FCIAC East.
McMahon, Sr., Goaltender
In 16 regular season games, the senior All-State and first-team All-FCIAC goalie posted six shutouts, allowed just 17 goals and recorded 108 saves. The Senators made the state tournament for the first time in five years.
Wilton, Sr., Forward/Midfielder
The first-team All-State selection racked up 14 goals this season, none bigger than the game-winner in the Warriors’ 2-1 victory over Branford in the CIAC Class M finals.
Greenwich, Sr., Forward
A star lacrosse player who has signed with Winthrop, the All-State selection had eight goals and five assists from her center midfielder position. Feeney has two overtime goals, and two more game-winning goals in the Class L tournament in leading the Cardinals to the semifinals.
Darien, Jr., Midfielder
A first-team All-State and All-FCIAC choice, the junior midfielder used her speed and athleticism to spark the Blue Wave.
Staples, Sr., Goaltender
The MVP of the FCIAC championship, the senior stopped two breakaways in the Warriors quarterfinal round win over Stamford and made 15 saves against Darien in the semis.
A four-year starter, the first-team all-league and All-State selection had a team-high 12 goals in leading the Falcons to a 15-4-2 record and the SWC and Class M semifinals. Will play at Ursinus College.
Norwalk, Sr., Forward
A first-team All-State and All-FCIAC selection, the senior forward had 10 goals and 17 assists on the season.
Greenwich Academy, Jr., Forward
The junior forward totaled 16 goals and five assists, and was selected to the All-New England and All-FAA squads.
Norwalk, Sr., Midfielder
A three-sport standout and four-year starter for the Class L runner-up Bears, Schmidt was named first-team All-FCIAC and second-team All-State after a 14-goal, six-assist season.
The senior standout and All-State selection shined when the spotlight was on, scoring the only goal in the Werckers’ 1-0 FCIAC semifinal win that ended Darien’s win streak at 83 games. Strage followed that up by drilling the game-winner in the FIAC finals against Wilton, giving Staples its first league title in 17 years.
Greenwich Academy, Jr., Midfielder
A center midfielder who played a starring role in the Gators’ title run, Tapsall had seven goals and 24 assists en route to All-FAA and All-New England honors.
Maggie Annecchino, Sr., Convent of the Sacred Heart
Caroline Antonacci, Sr., Convent of the Sacred Heart
Emily Ashken, Sr., Staples
Caitlin Bennett, Jr., Lauralton Hall
Maddy Burns, Sr., Stamford
Julia Cobb, Sr., Darien
Kelsey Cognetta, Sr., Stamford
Mary Deliberti, Jr., Ludlowe
Anne Dolan, Sr., Barlow
Bridget Falcone, Jr., New Canaan
Madison Hendry, So., Wilton
Callie Hiner, Sr., Staples
Brittany Lofgren, Sr., Barlow
Parker Procida, Sr., Greenwich Academy
Marissa Noto, Sr., Greenwich Academy
Rose Rather, Sr., King
Galen Rohn, Sr., Darien
Alli Sciarretta, Sr., Convent of the Sacred Heart
Cambron Sharnsky, Sr., Westhill
Liv Tapsall, Sr., Greenwich Academy