Rio Rapids SC Marcus Garcia NM Gatorade Player of the Year 2020

Rio Rapids Soccer Club is thrilled to announce that Marcus Garcia of the Rio Rapids 03 ECNL  team has been selected as the Gatorade New Mexico Boy’s Soccer Player of the Year for the 2020-21 season.

Marcus Garcia of St. Pius X High School as its 2020-21 Gatorade New Mexico Boys Soccer Player of the Year. Garcia is the fifth Gatorade New Mexico Boys Soccer Player of the Year to be chosen from St. Pius X High School. The 6-foot-1, 175-pound senior forward scored 14 goals and passed for four assists this past season, leading the Sartans to a 3-5 record in a pandemic-shortened campaign. A 2021 First Team All-State selection, Garcia was named to the Best XI squad at last month’s High School All-American Game. He concluded his prep soccer career with 52 goals and 33 assists.

Garcia joins recent Rio Gatorade New Mexico Boys Soccer Players of the Year Charles Touche (2016-17, Albuquerque Academy). 

Marcus was coached by Rio coaches: Chris Hurst, Sibby Browne and Cole Borgeson.

Please join us in congratulating Marcus on this incredible honor! We feel tremendous #RioPride