McLean Youth Soccer congratulates Maddie Kulik, member of the U18 Girls Fury team, on being selected as the 2013-14 Gatorade District of Columbia Girls Soccer Player of the Year. The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field. The midfielder scored 22 goals and passed for six assists this past season for Georgetown Visitation. Kulik has maintained a 3.67 GPA in the classroom. She has volunteered locally with Georgetown Visitation’s Key Club as well as the Think Pink organization and has donated her time to a homeless shelter and food bank. Her Coach, Brent Leiba, shares his excitement: "I am very proud of Maddie and would like to congratulate her on being selected. She has worked very hard and is well deserving of the award!"