NSCAA Announces MAC Hermann Trophy Finalists

The three men’s finalists are Wake Forest University senior midfielder Ian Harkes (Fairfax, Va.), Florida Gulf Coast University junior forward Albert Ruiz (Barcelona, Spain) and University of Maryland sophomore forward Gordon Wild (Cologne, Germany). Harkes helped lead the Demon Deacons to the College Cup final, while Ruiz and Wild were the top two goal scorers in NCAA Division I men’s soccer this season. 

The three women’s finalists are University of Southern California senior midfielder Morgan Andrews (Milford, N.H.), West Virginia University senior defender Kadeisha Buchanan (Brampton, Ontario) and Stanford University junior midfielder Andi Sullivan (Lorton, Va.). Andrews, a two-time NSCAA All-American, and Buchanan, a four-time NSCAA All-American, met in the College Cup final. Sullivan was an NSCAA First Team All-American for the second straight year. 

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The Missouri Athletic Club to Present College Soccer’s Top Award – Jan. 8

The Missouri Athletic Club to Present College Soccer’s Top Award – Jan. 8

The finalists for the 2015 men’s MAC Hermann Trophy are Brandon Allen (Georgetown), Fabian Herbers (Creighton) and Jordan Morris (Stanford). The finalists for the women’s award are Kadeisha Buchanan (West Virginia), Raquel Rodriguez (Penn State) and Emily Sonnett (Virginia). A live stream of the press conference announcing the winners will be carried on machermanntrophy.org beginning at 6 p.m. (CST).

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MAC Hermann Trophy Winners in the Pros

MAC Hermann Trophy Winners in the Pros

Currently, 12 MAC Hermann Trophy Winners are playing soccer professionally, all of them in the United States.  There are five playing in Major League Soccer, two playing in the United Soccer League, and five playing the National Women's Soccer League. As we begin the final stretch in the American soccer schedule lets check in on how the MAC Hermann Trophy alumni are doing this season.

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MAC Hermann Trophy Winners and the 1994 U.S. World Cup Team

MAC Hermann Trophy Winners and the 1994 U.S. World Cup Team

These representatives of the MAC Hermann Trophy have had an immeasurable impact on US Soccer and continue that legacy today.  Without their trailblazing, current MAC Hermann Trophy recipients and the USMNT may be facing a much less friendly landscape for soccer in the United States.

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2015 MAC Hermann Trophy Watch Lists

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Aug. 5, 2015) – Thirty men and 28 women from NCAA Division I schools around the country have been marked as potential contenders for the 2015 Missouri Athletic Club’s (MAC) Hermann Trophy. 

The MAC Hermann Trophy is the most prestigious individual award in NCAA soccer presented annually to one male and one female athlete. The winners will be announced Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, at the trophy presentation banquet at the Missouri Athletic Club in St. Louis.

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Darlington Nagbe Named to MLS Team of the Week and Nominated for MLS Goal of the Week

Darlington Nagbe Named to MLS Team of the Week and Nominated for MLS Goal of the Week

2010 MAC Hermann Trophy Winner, Darlington Nagbe (Akron), is having an excellent week. Nagbe's Portland Timbers headed into last weekend's match looking for their first regular season win against the Cascadia rival Seattle Sounders since Oct. 13, 2013. Nagbe was also looking to notch his first goal of the season. 

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MAC Hermann Trophy Winners and the U.S. Women's National Team

MAC Hermann Trophy Winners and the U.S. Women's National Team

Is winning the MAC Hermann trophy an indicator of future greatness in international women’s soccer?

Three former MAC Hermann winners have suited up for the U.S. Women’s National Team during their run to the World Cup Final taking place on Sunday. All three have played valuable minutes for the team including Kelley O’Hara (Stanford ’09), who put the game out of reach on Tuesday evening with a beautiful volley into the back of the net for her first goal with the national team. The other two former winners currently playing with the USWNT have also had an impact. Christen Press (Stanford ’10) has played in four matches and scored the game winner against Australia in group play and midfielder Morgan Brian (Virginia ’13 and ’14), the youngest player on the team, has played in five of the six games including starting the last two. 

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Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy Partners with Amplified Soccer

The Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy announced a partnership today with Amplified Soccer. Amplified Soccer will provide a range of marketing services to grow the brand and its national reach. As part of the partnership, Amplified Soccer has developed and launched a new website for the prestigious award at www.machermanntrophy.org and will be working to broadcast and drive sponsor revenue for the award and banquet.

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