The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced 16 boys and 28 girls as 2016 NSCAA Winter-Spring High School All-America selections.
Of the 28 girls, four players are repeat selections: senior forward Kelly Maday (New Trier HS, Ill.), junior forward Emily Madril (Navarre HS, Fla.), junior forward Mackenzie Manuel (Mandeville HS, La.), and senior forward Dani Rhodes (Waukesha West HS, Wisc.).
These All-Americans, along with the 2016 fall high school award recipients, will be recognized at the NSCAA All-America Luncheon on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 in Los Angeles. The luncheon is held in conjunction with the 2017 NSCAA Convention; registration details to be released in the fall.Anna Lawler – The 5-foot-8 sophomore midfielder led the Falcons to a 22-1-1 record and a berth in the Class 3, District 9 tournament semifinals against Pacific High, scheduled for May 16. At the time of her selection, Lawler had scored six goals and passed for 12 assists from her defensive central midfield position. A 2015 Class 3 First Team All-State selection, she is rated as the No. 45 recruit in the nation for the Class of 2018 by TopDrawerSoccer.com.
Lawler has made a verbal commitment to play soccer on an athletic scholarship at Oklahoma State University beginning in the fall of 2018.Kirsten Davis – I began tracking Kirsten as a freshman when she returned to the St Louis area with her family following several years in Australia. She has participated in four Camps with the US Girls National team programs while earning All-State recognition all three seasons. Her full bio can be found at Represent/Kirsten Davis
She has verbally committed to the Texas Tech Red Raiders, (D1 Big XII) where she’ll join Carly Wickenheiser, St.Joe Angels/Lou Fusz Becher 96-97 (U18 Champions), in Lubbock in the Fall of 2017.