2021 - 2022 NEW JERSEY
GIRLS SOCCER
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
MELINA
REBIMBAS
MIDFIELDER/FORWARD
RUTGERS PREPARATORY SCHOOL
SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY
JUNIOR
HEIGHT: 5-FOOT-7
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
40
GOALS
31
ASSISTS
74
GOALS (CAREER)
42
ASSISTS (CAREER)
“I have coached high school soccer for a long, long time and I have seen some really great players—Melina is as special and talented as any of them. She has the ability to singularly take over the match. That is not an easy task in the game of soccer.”
Jeremy Beardsley
Head Coach - head coach of Immaculata High

Athletic Excellence


The 5-foot-7 junior midfielder and forward scored 40 goals and passed for 31 assists this past season, leading the Argonauts (21-2) to the Non-Public B Division state championship game. Rebimbas recorded eight hat tricks, including a four-goal game. Ranked as the nation’s No. 6 recruit in the Class of 2023 by TopDrawerSoccer.com, she has attended multiple training camps with the U.S. Soccer Under-17 Women’s National Team. She concluded her junior year with 74 goals and 42 assists in her prep soccer career.

Academic Achievement


Rebimbas has maintained a weighted 4.19 GPA in the classroom. She has made a verbal commitment to play soccer on scholarship at the University of North Carolina beginning in the fall of 2023.

Exemplary Character


The secretary of the Rutgers Prep School Council, Rebimbas has volunteered locally with the Tend to a Friend Club, which matches older students with special-needs children. She has also donated her time as part of a toy drive for the Ronald McDonald House and as a youth soccer coach.