Derek Schrick, a member of of the Rockhurst Hawklets and Sporting KC Juniors, has been named the Missouri Gatorade Player of the Year. This follows his All-American recognition as well as being named the NSCAA Player of the Year for Missouri.
Athletic achievement: Schrick scored 10 goals and passed for 24 assists this past season, leading the Hawklets (22-4-1) to the Class 3, District 13 championship match. An All-American selection by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, he was the Missouri Soccer Coaches Association Class 3 Player of the Year and the Kansas City Star High School Player of the Year. Schrick concluded his prep soccer career with 45 goals and 67 assists.