All-Bee girls water polo First Team, Honorable Mention

The Fresno BeeJanuary 24, 2013 

MIRANDA COLEMAN

School: Clovis

Grade: Sophomore

Position: Field

By the numbers: Her 55 goals, 40 assists, 42 steals and 17 ejections drawn helped the Cougars win the TRAC, go 26-5 overall and finish as the section D-I runner-up.

Accomplishments: First-team All-TRAC and All-Valley D-I. Helped Cougars win St. Francis Invitational tournament with three goals in 12-9 win over Leland-San Jose.

KAYLIN DRUM

School: Central

Grade: Senior

Position: Goalkeeper

By the numbers: 6-footer with long wingspan was intimidating figure in cage for the Grizzlies, amassing 229 saves.

Accomplishments: In show of respect by TRAC coaches, voted first-team all-league despite playing on a team that did not elect to play in the section D-I playoffs.

KATELYN FAIRCHILD

School: Clovis North

Grade: Junior

Position: Field

By the numbers: 86 goals, 67 assists, 41 assists and 43 ejections drawn helped team go 23-11, tie for third in TRAC and reach the section D-I semi. Converted 47% of her shots.

Accomplishments: First-team All-Valley D-I and All-TRAC, and all-tournament at 60-plus-team Sierra Shootout in Rocklin.

McKENNA FIFE

School: Clovis West

Grade: Senior

Position: Field

By the numbers: Had 39 goals, 38 assists, 59 steals and drew 10 ejections for section D-I champion and TRAC runner-up Golden Eagles.

Accomplishments: First-team All-Valley D-I, All-TRAC pick had key defensive role in Clovis West's 9-7 win in final over Clovis, which had scored 38 goals in prior two playoff matches.

KAITLIN FLETCHER

School: Clovis East

Grade: Senior

Position: Field

By the numbers: Third-year varsity player had 49 goals, 43 steals, 24 assists and 16 ejections drawn for 14-12 team that placed fifth in TRAC, was seeded 10th in D-I playoffs.

Accomplishments: First-team All-TRAC and honorable mention All-Valley D-I headed to Fresno Pacific.

JENNA VAN FOSSEN

School: Hanford

Grade: Junior

Position: Goalkeeper

By the numbers: 278 saves for the section D-III champion -- including 14 in a 9-8 win over Garces for Hanford's first title -- that went 22-9 overall and placed third in WYL.

Accomplishments: MVP of section D-III tournament after coming up with last of five penalty-shot saves with 9 seconds left in final. Also first-team All-WYL.

DAGMAR GUDMUNDSSON

School: Hanford West

Grade: Sophomore

Position: Field

By the numbers: Had team-leading 78 goals and 100 steals despite missing five games. Also had 33 assists, drew 38 ejections and never lost a sprint.

Accomplishments: Named MVP of section D-II tournament after scoring three goals in 10-5 win over Memorial for school's first title. Shared WYL MVP after leading Hanford to title.

HANNAH HARVEY

School: Clovis

Grade:Senior

Position: Field

By the numbers: Capped three-year career with 55 goals, 63 assists, 62 steals and 64 ejections drawn for TRAC champ and section D-I runner-up.

Accomplishments: First-team All-TRAC and All-Valley D-I after being The Bee's Player of the Year in 2011. Member of D-I championship teams in 2011 and 2010. Signed with UC Davis.

CATIE MAHNKE

School: Clovis

Grade: Senior

Position: Field

By the numbers: Was defensive backbone for TRAC champ and section D-I runner-up, which was aided by Mahnke's 27 goals, 46 assists, 35 steals and 10 ejections drawn.

Accomplishments: Two-time All-Bee pick named first-team All-TRAC and All-Valley D-I. Helped Cougars capture section titles in 2011 and 2010. Signed with Pacific.

MATLYN MORRIS

School: Porterville

Grade: Senior

Position: Field

By the numbers: Repeat All-Bee selection had 93 goals, 38 assists, 56 steals for EYL champion and section D-I quarterfinalist.

Accomplishments: First-team All-EYL after being league MVP previous two seasons. Also Jim Coiner Sportsmanship Award winner in D-I.

FAITH SILVERIA

School: El Diamante

Grade: Senior

Position: Field

By the numbers: Scored 128 goals and drew 88 ejections to power team that went 19-7 overall and reached the section D-I quarterfinals after placing second in WYL.

Accomplishments: WYL MVP and second-team All-Valley D-I pick finished three-year varsity career second in school annals with 300 goals.

SARAH SNYDER

School: Clovis West

Grade: Freshman

Position: Field

By the numbers: School's latest freshman sensation (following Mary Brooks and Tristin Baxter) had 67 goals, 29 assists, 38 steals and 24 ejections drawn for section D-I champion.

Accomplishments: First-team All-Valley D-I after three-goal performance in 9-7 upset of two-time defending champion Clovis in final. Also first-team All-TRAC.

KYLEE WALTERMAN

School: Sanger

Grade: Senior

Position: Field

By the numbers: Her 51 goals, 33 assists and 42 steals helped Apaches go 10-0 to win the CMAC and 25-8 overall while reaching section D-I semifinals.

Accomplishments: Co-MVP of CMAC and first-team All-Valley D-I.


HONORABLE MENTION

Aubrey Bowman, sophomore, Clovis

Maddie Campbell, junior, Memorial

Kaelyn Caretto, senior, Hanford West

Madeline Chavez, senior, Sunnyside

Mary Crocker, senior, Monache

Madison Elick, junior, Tulare

Brie Fleming, senior, Memorial

Courtney Hall, Porterville

Jillian Hatch, freshman, Sanger

Lauren Holden, sophomore, Buchanan

Michelle Reed, senior, Clovis West

Victoria Turner, senior, Buchanan

Hunter Winslow, sophomore, Clovis North

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