2021 - 2022 KENTUCKY
GIRLS SOCCER
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
ELLA
SANCHEZ
FORWARD/MIDFIELDER
BALLARD HS
LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY
JUNIOR
HEIGHT: 5-FOOT-4
PRESS RELEASE

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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
64
GOALS
14
ASSISTS
144
GOALS (CAREER)
60
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“Ella makes exceptional forward and diagonal runs to free up space for herself. She can clean up virtually any ball sent her way with a top-class first touch. I’ve been coaching soccer in Region 7 for about eight years now. They don’t get much better than Ella Sanchez.”
Aaron Bridge
Head Coach - head coach of Eastern High

Athletic Excellence


The 5-foot-4 junior midfielder and forward scored 64 goals and passed for 14 assists this past season, leading the Bruins (14-5) to the 7th Region Tournament semifinals. The Kentucky High School Coaches Association West Player of the Year, Sanchez was a 2021 United Soccer Coaches All-American selection. A two-time First Team All-State honoree, she concluded her junior year with 144 goals and 60 assists in her prep soccer career.

Academic Achievement


Sanchez has maintained a weighted 4.11 GPA in the classroom. She will begin her senior year of high school this fall.

Exemplary Character


Sanchez has volunteered locally as a youth soccer coach.