High-SchoolPlayer-of-the-Year: Lydia Simmons

Eye on POY: New Hampshire girls soccer

February, 6, 2012
The fall soccer season may have concluded, but the search for Gatorade State Girls Soccer Players of the Year 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. These athletes made a case in their respective conferences, but did they do enough on and off the field this past season to capture the prestigious statewide honor?

Morgan Andrews
Junior forward, Milford (N.H.)

2011 Team record: 11-6-1 (Division II)
2011 Team standing: Lost Division II state quarterfinals

2011 Goals: 31
2011 Assists: 6
2011 Points per game: 3.36

Collegiate destination: Boston College

How she’s played herself into the State POY conversation: Has totaled 83 career goals and 35 career assists. 2010-11 Gatorade New Hampshire Girls Soccer Player of the Year. 2011 U.S. Soccer Under-17 Women’s National Team captain. 2011 U.S. Soccer Under-23 Women’s National Team member. 2011 NSCAA National Youth Player of the Year. Two-time NSCAA All-American. No. 1 ranked recruit in Class of 2013 as rated by ESPNHS.

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