DeLeo, Rottinghaus named NFHCA October Scholastic Players of the Month
GENEVA, N.Y. — Darian DeLeo, a senior forward from Clearview High School in New Jersey, and Georgia Rottinghaus, a sophomore midfielder from Pine-Richland High School in Pennsylvania, have earned the distinction of October’s NFHCA Scholastic Players of the Month.
Georgia Rottinghaus is a solid two-way player who helped lead Pine-Richland to the District Championship. Rottinghaus scored five goals in eight games, including one goal in the WPIAL championship game to secure the win. Rottinghaus also recorded three assists and two game winning goals during the month. Rottinghaus and Pine-Richalnd did not conceded a single goal on defensive corners during the month.
Darian DeLeo scored 30 goals during the month, which counts for half of her team’s total goals scored in October. DeLeo sits at 99 career goals and is only four goals away from breaking the overall career goal record at Clearview. DeLeo also recorded two defensive saves.
Kerin Birch, a junior midfielder from Walpole High School in Massachusetts, led her team to 17 wins in 18 games throughout the month to be named League MVP and League All Star. During the month, Birch assisted on 17 goals and buried 11 goals. Walpole currently ranks No. 1 in Massachusetts.