Three male and three female NCAA Division I athletes have been selected as finalists for the Missouri Athletic Club’s (MAC) Hermann Trophy.
The men’s finalists are Georgetown senior forward Brandon Allen (Old Bridge, N.J.), Creighton junior forward Fabian Herbers (Ahaus, Germany) and Stanford senior forward Jordan Morris (Mercer Island, Wash.).
The women’s finalists are West Virginia junior defender Kadeisha Buchanan (Brampton, Ontario), Penn State senior midfielder Raquel Rodriguez (San Jose, Costa Rica), and Virginia senior defenderEmily Sonnet (Marietta, Ga.).
The MAC Hermann Trophy is the highest individual intercollegiate award administered by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, and presented annually at the Missouri Athletic Club in St. Louis. This year’s trophy presentation and banquet will take place Friday, Jan. 8, 2016.
NCAA Division I coaches that are NSCAA College Services members voted for their top choices from the list of 15 men and 15 women named semifinalists in early December. Soccer fans were also encouraged to vote for their favorite player on the MAC’s website hosted by LockerDome. The six semifinalists were the top vote-getters from the combined NSCAA coaches and weighted fan votes.
For more information about the history of the MAC Hermann Trophy and a list of past winners, visit the MAC Hermann Trophy page at NSCAA.com. For news and highlight reels from previous MAC Hermann presentations, visit www.machermanntrophy.org.