High-SchoolPlayer-of-the-Year: Luis Rendon

Return of the POY: Virginia's Luis Rendon

May, 2, 2012
The Gatorade State Boys Soccer Players of the Year spring selection process is in full swing, and what better way to kick off coverage than with profiles of returning underclassmen winners? Repeating is no guarantee, but here's a snapshot of what this year’s challengers can shoot for.

Luis Rendon, Cosby, Virginia, Return of the POY, Gatorade
Susan Goldman/APLuis Rendon (left) receives his 2010-11 Gatorade National Boys Soccer Player of the Year award from Alecko Eskandarian.
Name: Luis Rendon
School: Cosby (Midlothian, Va.)

Grade: Senior
Position: Forward

2011 Goals: 18
2011 Assists: 16
2009-11 Total goals: 40
2009-11 Total assists: 40

Notes: 2010-11 Gatorade National Boys Soccer Player of the Year. 2010-11 Gatorade Virginia Boys Soccer Player of the Year. No. 4 ranked recruit in Class of 2012 as ranked by ESPNHS. Has played just one game in the 2012 spring season due to injuries. U.S. Soccer Under-18 Men's National Team camp invitee. Led the Titans to the 2011 Central Region semifinals. 2011 Group AAA First Team All-State selection. 2010 Group AAA Second Team All-State selection.

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