Sun-Times Player of the Year: Kristen Dodson

“I can’t just work for myself, because at the end of the day it’s a team sport,” Waubonsie Valley's Kristen Dodson said. | Jon Cunningham/For Sun-Times Media

Senior forward Kristen Dodson scored 25 goals this season for 23-win Waubonsie Valley.

Kristen Dodson was never going to be just another face in the crowd.

Playing on a high school roster loaded with college recruits, Dodson was the player whose determination and talent set her apart.

She is quiet and unflappable by nature, leading more by example.

“I work for the team and they work for me,” she said.

Chances and opportunities aren’t equally apportioned in soccer. Somebody has to step up and take over.

[Read the full story at High School Cube News]

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