High-SchoolPlayer-of-the-Year: Cole Seiler

Eye on POY: South Carolina boys soccer

May, 9, 2012
The window on the Gatorade State Boys Soccer Player of the Year race is closing, and the search for elite student-athletes is in full swing. The award recognizes not only athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field. Here are two top candidates who meet the basic award criteria as determined by our ESPNHS team that administers the program’s selection process.

Koty Millard
Junior midfielder, Cardinal Newman (Columbia, S.C.)

2012 Team record: 17-4
2012 Team standing: South Carolina Independent School Association Class 3A state semifinals on Wednesday

2012 Goals: 10
2012 Assists: 15
Career goals: 31
Career assists: 50

Academics: A average
Collegiate destination: University of South Carolina (verbal)

How he’s played himself into the State POY conversation: Averaging 1.67 points per game this season. U.S. Soccer Under-18 Men’s National Team member. 2011 SCISA Class 3A Player of the Year. No. 23 ranked recruit in Class of 2013 as rated by ESPNHS.

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