Hawaii Girls Soccer POY: Kristen Hori

Hawaii Girls Soccer POY: Kristen Hori

Gatorade State Player of the Year

Hawaii Girls Soccer POY: Kristen Hori

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The Gatorade State Girls Soccer Players of the Year were selected based on athletic production and impact in the 2014-15 season. Each winner also demonstrated high academic achievement and exemplary personal character, including volunteerism, sportsmanship and community leadership.

For a list of the other Gatorade State girls Soccer Players of the Year winners, click here.

THE WINNER: Kristen Hori

THE BASICS

School: ’Iolani School (Honolulu, Hawaii)
Grade: Senior
Position: Forward
Height: 5-foot-3

Athletic achievement: She scored 14 goals and passed for 21 assists this past season, leading the Raiders (12-1-3) to the Division I state championship game. Hori was the 2015 Interscholastic League of Honolulu Offensive Player of the Year and a First Team All-State honoree by the Honolulu Advertiser. She concluded her prep soccer career with 24 goals and 25 assists.

Academic excellence: Hori has maintained a weighted 4.33 GPA and represents one of the state’s top academic candidates in meeting the Gatorade award’s broad criteria.

Exemplary character: A National Merit Commended Scholar, she has volunteered locally with ’Iolani’s Self Defense Club and as a youth soccer coach.

THE PRAISE

“Kristen had a fantastic senior season and was a threat all year long,” said Missy Moore, head coach of Kamehameha School. “She was very consistent in every game she played.”

THE FUTURE: Hori will play for Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

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