Maddie Landers '23, an impact player on the Pingree School girls varsity soccer team, has been named a United Soccer Coaches All-American and invited to participate in the High School All-American Game. Landers, who hails from North Andover, Massachusetts, is committed to play Division I soccer next year at Boston College.
Doc Simpson, the head coach of the Pingree School girls soccer team, said he is thrilled for Landers and her accomplishments. "Maddie is an exceptional player and a leader on and off the field," Simpson said. "She has worked hard to earn this recognition and we are all very proud of her."
Landers, who also plays for New England Futbol Club Girls Academy, said she is honored to be named a United Soccer Coaches All-American and to be selected to participate in the All-American Game. "I'm grateful to have the opportunity to play soccer at such a high level and to be surrounded by other talented players," Landers said. "I'm looking forward to representing Pingree and my community at the All-American Game."
Further accolades for the soccer star include NEPSAC Class B Player of the Year, EIL Player of the Year, Salem News Player of the Year, Boston Globe All-Scholastic, All-NEPSAC, All-State, All-EIL, and Salem News All-Star.
The High School All-American Game will be held on December 10 in Panama City, FL. Landers will be formally recognized at the January United Soccer Coaches All-America ceremony.