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The Times' All-star Girls' Water Polo Team

March 13, 2004

First Team

Jessica Ball Newport Harbor Sr.

An outstanding two-meter guard, she also was dangerous on offense with 53 goals. She will play at Michigan next season.

Monique Blanchard Riverside Poly Sr.

Had team-high and school-record 136 goals this season and 440 in her four-year career. She will compete for UCLA next season.

Carolyn Conway Newport Harbor Sr.

Led the Sailors to the Southern Section Division I title over four-time champion Foothill with five goals in the final. She led the team with 87 goals.

Brittany Fullen Corona del Mar Jr.

Was key to defense with 277 saves and 43 steals. She earned outstanding-goalie honors at Southern California Championships and was impressive in Division II final.

Jillian Kraus Foothill Sr.

A member of the U.S. women's junior national team, she was considered by many to be the best high school player in Southern California. Had 106 goals this season.

Courtney Mathewson Anaheim Canyon Sr.

She finished with school records of 149 goals this season and 452 in her career, which will continue next season at UCLA. The career total is a Southern Section record.

Miranda Nichols Santa Barbara Sr.

A true utility player, she had 83 goals, 83 assists and 99 steals and drew 64 ejections on opponents, who will be happy to see her head to USC.

Coach of the Year: Mark Walsh

Guided Santa Barbara (29-2) to its second consecutive Southern Section Division IV championship and sixth section title.

Second Team

Anne Belden Newport Harbor Jr.

Lauren Burke Los Alamitos Jr.

Linda Calvert Temple City Sr.

Kami Craig Santa Barbara Jr.

Vanessa Lindsey Upland Sr.

Grace Reynolds Foothill So.

Lauren Silver Long Beach Wilson Jr.

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