KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 10, 2021) – Today, United Soccer Coaches and MaxPreps announced the three boys and seven girls who have been named United Soccer Coaches/MaxPreps High School State Players of the Week for their on-field efforts from May 31-June 6.

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 31-June 6

State Player Pos. School (City, State)
California Kanishk Kapoor N/A Mission San Jose (Fremont, Calif.)
Virginia Alex Berry Midfielder Maury (Norfolk, Va.)
Washington Emmanuel Mbula Striker Foster (Tukwila, Wash.)

Girls’ Winners For May 31-June 6

State Player Pos. School (City, State)
California Genavieve Fontes N/A Hilmar (Hilmar, Calif.)
Colorado Adjrieanne (AJ) Loera Midfielder The Academy (Westminster, Colo.)
Illinois Gema Garibay Midfielder De La Salle (Chicago, Ill.)
Iowa Macy Epp Midfielder Ankeny Centennial HS (Ankeny, Iowa) 
Michigan Parker Cheney N/A Woodhaven (Brownstown, Mich.)
Virginia Hannah England Forward Virginia Academy (Ashburn, Va.)
Wisconsin Nicole Butz GK Kewaskum (Kewaskum, Wis.)