2018 - 2019 IOWA
BOYS SOCCER
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
RODERICK
ORELLANA-LEMUS
DEFENDER
LINCOLN HS
DES MOINES, IOWA
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 5-FOOT-10
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
6
GOALS
31
CAREER GOALS
14
CAREER ASSISTS
“Roderick has been a major beast this year. He has solidified Lincoln’s back line into a team that is a major pain to break down. He sees things developing and puts other players in position.”
Derek Lounsberry
Head Coach - Head coach of Des Moines East High

Athletic Excellence


The 5-foot-10, 170-pound senior defender scored six goals and passed for one assist this past season, leading the Railsplitters (13-4) to the Class 3A Substate championship game. A three-time First Team All-Conference selection, Orellana-Lemus was a 2018 Second Team All-State honoree. He concluded his prep soccer career with 31 goals and 14 assists.

Academic Achievement


A member of the Gifted and Talented program at Lincoln High, Orellana-Lemus has maintained a weighted 3.96 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to play soccer on scholarship at the University of Missouri-Kansas City this fall.

Exemplary Character


Orellana-Lemus has volunteered locally as a youth soccer coach.