2017 - 2018 MAINE
BOYS SOCCER
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
MICHAEL
TAHIRU
MIDFIELDER
HEBRON ACADEMY
HEBRON, MAINE
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 5-FOOT-8
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
42
GOALS
20
ASSISTS
“Michael Tahiru definitely makes an impact on the game. He’s very creative on offense and he’s willing to backtrack into the midfield too. He’s a dynamic player.”
John Siegenthaler
Head Coach at Millbrook School

Athletic Excellence


The 5-foot-8, 155-pound senior midfielder scored 42 goals and passed for 20 assists this past season, leading the Lumberjacks (15-0-3) to the New England Prep School Athletic Council Class C championship this past season. The New England Soccer Journal Prep School Player of the Year, Tahiru is a two-time NEPSAC All-Star and a veteran of Ghana’s Youth National Team.

Academic Achievement


Tahiru has maintained a 3.40 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to play soccer on scholarship at Lehigh University this fall.

Exemplary Character


A devoted member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Tahiru has served as a Sunday school teacher and has volunteered locally on behalf of youth soccer clinics. “Michael Tahiru definitely makes an impact on the game,” said John Siegenthaler, head coach at Millbrook School. “He’s very creative on offense and he’s willing to backtrack into the midfield too. He’s a dynamic player.”