Nicole Newton, a senior midfielder at Episcopal High School (Baton Rouge, La.) and Dan Glascock a senior midfielder at Acalanes High School (Lafayette, Calif.) have been selected as the NSCAA High School Players of the Week.
Newton scored five goals in her first two playoff games, leading her team to consecutive 8-0 victories. The three-time All-State midfielder finished the regular season with 36 goals and 19 assists. Newton committed to Birmingham-Southern College (Birmingham, Ala.) last week.
Glascock capped off an undefeated season with the Acalanes Dons by winning a third consecutive Diablo Foothill Athletic League (DFAL) Championship. The senior midfielder scored a goal and produced four assists in his last three games.
Glascock was also named the DFAL Player of the Year and will begin the sectional round of the playoffs tonight. The Acalanes Dons are ranked as the top seed in the North Coast Section (NFS) Division II region.
Other male finalists included Mason Wilson from St. Thomas High School (Houston, Texas) and Lumi Kaba from Robert E. Lee High School (Tyler, Texas).
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, Feb. 18, followed by the Feb. 20 announcement.