KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 2, 2021) – Today, United Soccer Coaches and MaxPreps announced the seven boys and 10 girls who have been named United Soccer Coaches/MaxPreps High School State Players of the Week for their on-field efforts from May 24-30.

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 Fall, Winter, and Spring seasons.*

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 branded letterman’s patch and recognition on both MaxPreps.com and UnitedSoccerCoaches.org.

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

*All three seasons are merged together due to COVID-19 season rescheduling.

Boys’ Winners For May 24-30

State Player Pos. School (City, State)
Alaska Logan Miller Forward Thunder Mountain (Juneau, Alaska)
California Riley Blount GK Oakdale (Oakdale, Calif.)
Iowa Mitchell Dickson N/A Waukee (Waukee, Iowa)
Tennessee Samuel Barrionuevo Forward Grace Christian Academy (Franklin, Tenn.)
Utah Riley Liston Forward Skyline (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Virginia Owen Ecklund Striker Appomattox Regional Governor’s Arts & Tech (Petersburg, Va.)
Washington Ali Ahmadzada Striker Foster (Tukwila, Wash.)


Girls’ Winners For May 24-30

State Player Pos. School (City, State)
Alaska Sam Dilly GK Thunder Mountain (Juneau, Alaska)
California Amelie Olivera Forward Woodland (Woodland, Calif.)
Colorado Kate Runyon Forward Jefferson Academy (Broomfield, Colo.)
Illinois Blair Keebler N/A Williamsville (Williamsville, Ill.)
Iowa Meghan White Forward Ankeny Centennial (Ankeny, Iowa)
Kansas Morgan Dunn GK Northwest (Wichita, Kan.)
Michigan Cameron Smith N/A Cass Tech (Detroit, Mich.)
Missouri Mileah Metcalf Forward Webb City (Webb City, Mo.)
Virginia Ella Seymore Midfielder Abingdon (Abingdon, Va.)
Wisconsin Lydia Steinbauer Striker Kewaskum (Kewaskum, Wis.)