The following is a synopsis of the 2011 Medomak Valley High School girls varsity soccer squad:

Team: Medomak Valley girls soccer.

Coach/years coached current team: Larry Jensen, first year.

Last year’s record/playoff information: 8-5-1, 10th in Eastern Class B. Did not qualify for the playoffs.

Roster: Seniors Julie Ennamorati (striker), Alanna Vose (striker) and Mallory Conary (defense); juniors Emily Leach (halfback), Amanda Hendrickson-Belloguet (goalie), Elise Wallace (midfield), Heidi Obuchon (midfield), Jessica Prescott (fullback), Desiree Leary (midfield), Desiree Benner (fullback), Maria Ennamorati (halfback), Taylor Simmons (fullback), McKenzie Belcher (midfield) and Danielle Hunt (fullback); sophomores Samantha Griffin (defense), Amanda Young (fullback) and Brooke Benedict (striker); and freshman Jordan Moore (halfback).

Graduation losses: Kasey Benner, Roxanne Jelenfy and Nicole Weaver.

Significant impact players: Vose, Julie Ennamorati, Conary, Maria Ennamorati, Leach and Griffin.

Team strengths: Versatility, solid in the middle of the field.

Team goals: The Panthers hope to improve each time they step on the field, and earn a berth in the Eastern Class B playoffs.

Top league opponents: Leavitt of Turner, Oceanside, Camden Hills, Gardiner, Morse of Bath and Winslow.

Outlook: “I think we’re going to get better every game and that we’re going to have to avoid the injury bug,” said Jensen. “We’re not real deep, so we need to be an ironman-type group. Once the kids start to believe in themselves, that they can do this, we’re going to be real competitive.”

Schedule:

9/2/11 – Medomak Valley at Leavitt – 3:30 p.m.

9/7/11 – Oak Hill at Medomak Valley – 3:30 p.m.

9/9/11 – Oceanside at Medomak Valley – 3:30 p.m.

9/13/11 – Medomak Valley at Camden Hills – 3:30 p.m.

9/17/11 – Lincoln Academy at Medomak Valley – 1 p.m.

9/20/11 – Maine Central Institute at Medomak Valley – 3:30 p.m.

9/24/11 – Medomak Valley at Lincoln Academy – 7 p.m.

9/27/11 – Winslow at Medomak Valley – 3:30 p.m.

9/29/11 – Medomak Valley at Maranacook – 3:30 p.m.

10/4/11 – Medomak Valley at Nokomis – 3:30 p.m.

10/7/11 – Gardiner at Medomak Valley – 3:30 p.m.

10/12/11 – Medomak Valley at Morse- 3:30 p.m.

10/14/11 – Medomak Valley at Mount View- 3:30 p.m.

10/18/11 – Belfast at Medomak Valley- 3:30 p.m.

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