High-SchoolPlayer-of-the-Year: Savannah Laursen

Eye on POY: Idaho girls soccer

February, 3, 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. Here are two top candidates who meet the basic award criteria as determined by our ESPNHS team that administers the program’s selection process.

Savannah Laursen
Senior midfielder, Boise (Idaho)

2011 Team record: 15-4-1 (Class 5A)
2011 Team standing: Lost Class 5A state championship game

2011 Goals: 8
2011 Assists: 7
2011 Points per game: 0.75
Career goals: 18
Career assists: 28

Academics: A average
Collegiate destination: Undecided

How she’s played herself into the State POY conversation: Three-time Class 5A First Team All-Southern Idaho Conference selection. 2009 U.S. Soccer Under-15 National Team player pool member.

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