Reuther and Almquist named NSCAA High School Players of the Week
Senior Morgan Reuther from Bishop O’Connell (Arlington, Va.) and senior Brad Almquist from Madeira High School (Madeiria, Ohio) named NSCAA High School Players of the Week.
Morgan has had a great season with 29 goals and 12 assists on the year, after adding three goals and two assists last week. Morgan and the Bishop O'Connell varsity girls are coached by Alberto Starace.
Almquist, a starting center back, has led a defense that has only given up eight goals all season, while scoring 13 goals in 19 games.
Last week, he scored the first goal of the district semifinal win to lead his team to a 4-1 victory. Almquist is in his final season under head coach Ole Jacobsen.
Other girls' finalists included Andrea Reuther of Monroe Woodbury (Central Valley, N.Y.), Krisitie Klein of Cazenovia High School (Cazenovia, N.Y.), Valerie Enge of Marian High School (Framingham, Mass.), and Mackenzie Brunke of Olentangy Orange High School (Lewis Center, Ohio).
Other boys' finalists included Jeff Tyron of Montville High School (Oakdale, Conn.).
The NSCAA High School Player of the Week program is designed to highlight the future stars of the game. Anyone can nominate a player, however only players whose coach is a current NSCAA member are eligible for selection. Honorees will be announced on Wednesdays.
The next submission deadline is Monday, Nov.5 , followed by the Nov. 7 announcement.