2018 - 2019 RHODE ISLAND
BOYS SOCCER
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
LUIS
BLANCO
FORWARD
TOLMAN HS
PAWTUCKET , RHODE ISLAND
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 5-FOOT-9
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
19
GOALS
9
ASSISTS
“Luis Blanco was the most impactful player in the state this year. He is an incredible talent.”
Don Denham
Head Coach - Head coach of Barrington High

Athletic Excellence


The 5-foot-9, 145-pound senior forward led the Tigers to a 14-0-4 record and the Division I state championship this past season. Blanco recorded 19 goals and nine assists, including a scoring streak of 10 straight games. Also a United Soccer Coaches All-American selection, Blanco was the Rhode Island Soccer Coaches Association State Player of the Year in his only season playing high school soccer, having exclusively played club soccer prior to 2018-19.

Academic Achievement


Blanco has maintained a weighted 3.22 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to play soccer on scholarship at Franklin Pierce University this fall.

Exemplary Character


Blanco has volunteered locally at The Miriam Hospital in Rhode Island, and has donated his time to community beautification projects and as a youth soccer coach.