KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 1, 2022) – Today, United Soccer Coaches and MaxPreps announced the 6 boys and 8 girls who have been named United Soccer Coaches/MaxPreps High School State Players of the Week for their on-field efforts from May 23-29.

United Soccer Coaches uses results and statistics provided by MaxPreps.com to select one boy and one girl honoree from each participating state competing during the Spring season.

Coaches wanting to nominate their players must submit statistics to MaxPreps.com in order for their athletes to be considered. Winners receive a MaxPreps/United Soccer Coaches recognition on both MaxPreps.com and UnitedSoccerCoaches.org.

Nominations are due every Sunday by 11:59 p.m. ET each week to be considered.

Boys’ Winners for May 23-29

State Player Pos. School (City, State)
Alaska Talon Briggs  Forward Thunder Mountain (Juneau, Alaska)
Iowa Abraham Ruiz  Defender Perry (Perry, Iowa)
Tennessee Donovon Pruitte Forward Madison (Jackson, Tenn.)
Utah Andrew Donnigan  Striker Davis (Kaysville, Utah)
Virginia Anning Smith N/A Meridian (Falls Church, Va.)
Washington Theo Barton  Midfielder University Prep (Seattle, Wash.)

Girls’ Winners for May 23-29

State Player Pos. School (City, State)
Alaska Kyla Bentz Forward Juneau-Douglas (Juneau, Alaska)
Colorado Claire Welch  GK Kent Denver (Englewood, Colo.)
Illinois Olivia Baca  N/A Edwardsville (Edwardsville, Ill.)
Iowa Hanna Schimmer  Forward Lincoln (Council Bluffs, Iowa)
Michigan Veronica King Forward Grosse Ile (Grosse Ile, Mich.)
North Carolina Haven Stanley  N/A Lake Norman Charter (Huntersville, N.C.)
Virginia Sara Kate Wang  Forward Virginia Academy (Ashburn, Va.)
Wisconsin Malory Russ Midfielder Sparta (Sparta, Wis.)