2010 All-Long Island field hockey
Meet Newsday's 2010 All-Long Island field hockey team. Compiled by Stephen Haynes.
LI Player of the Year
Beltrani led Ward Melville to a fourth straight Long Island Class A championship. Her 34 points were second most and the Duke-bound senior was named an All-American for the second time.
Nassau Player of the Year
Despite battling back and ankle injuries, she led Nassau with 34 points and all of Long Island with 19 assists. She scored two goals in the state Class B semifinal, includng the winner. Bruno was named All-State and a Regional All-American.
The first-team All-American led the Wildcats to a fourth straight county title and scored a Long Island-high 42 points.
A premier passer and shooter, Cabral earned all-state honors after leading Sayville to a 16-1 mark and scoring 30 points (16 assists).
The freshman, whose skill and maturity belie her age, led a senior-laden team with 23 points and got the Flaming Arrows to the Suffolk final.
Garden City’s unquestioned leader, Rix scored eight of her 17 points in the playoffs during the team’s run to the state final and was named all-state.
O’Brien helped propel Massapequa to a second consecutive county crown. Her 17 goals topped Nassau and set the Chiefs' single-season record.
Her 25 points and stellar defense led the Panthers to a division title and the county semifinals.The two-time all-state selection will play for Central Michigan.
She scored 15 goals and was third in Long Island with 14 assists in leading the Marauders to the Suffolk quarterfinals.
From lockdown defense to clutch scoring, the all-state selection consistently flashed her versatility in leading the Whalers to the state Class C final.
The two-time All-County selection led Suffolk with 18 assists, and her 30 points were the fourth-most.
She had a .901-save percentage and 12 shutouts. Tarantino received the Nancy Cole Award and was named all-state.
Coach of the Year
The 2010 All-Long Island field hockey team, as selected by Newsday.