The Hermann Trophy is awarded annually by the Missouri Athletic Club to the United States’s top male and female college soccer players. The trophy has been awarded each year since 1967. In 1988, a second Hermann Trophy was inaugurated to recognize the top women’s collegiate player of the year.
Here are a few notable selections for both, Men and Women:
F, Jr., UCLA, Birmingham, Ala.
Started all 22 games for the Bruins…scored 18 goals and credited with four assists for a total of 40 points …his .82 goals per game ranks him seventh in the nation…ranked fourth in the nation in goals (18) and sixth in points (40)…notched five game-winning goals this season…a first-team All-Pac-12 selection.
K, Sr., Creighton, Omaha, Neb.
Leads the nation in both save percentage (.915) and goals against average (.228)…Creighton’s .77 shutout percentage and .22 goals against average both are tops in the country…has 15 shutouts in 22 games, allowing only five goals in that timeframe…Missouri Valley Conference Goalkeeper of the Year.
F, So., Memphis, Knoxville, Tenn.
Started all 18 games for the Tigers…accumulated 42 points on 19 goals and four assists…leads the nation goals per game (1.06) and second in points per game (2.33)…his 19 goals ranks third in the nation…put 38 of his 77 shots on goal (.494)…had seven game-winners…Conference USA Player of the Year.
M, Sr., UCSB, Los Angeles, Calif.
Started 22 of 23 games for the Gauchoes…has 17 goals and 10 assists this season…ranked third in the nation in total points with 44 and fifth in points per game (2.00)…tied for 11th in goals per game (.77)…earned Big West Midfielder of the Year honors.
F, So., Penn State, West Orange, N.J.
Started all 26 games…led the nation with 31 goals and 70 points…second in the nation in goals per game (1.192) and game-winning goals (9)…her 2.69 points per game ranks third in the nation…60 of her 97 shots were on frame (.619), converting 31 into goals (.320)…Big Ten Forward of the Year.
F, Jr., Florida State, Laurel, Md.
Started all 25 games…scored 18 goals and added six assists for 42 points…tied for eighth in the nation in goals scored and tied for 12th for total points…put 49 of her 79 shots on goal, a sparkling .620 accuracy rate…a two-time first-team All-ACC selection…FSU’s all-time goal scorer and scoring leader.
M, Sr., Stanford, Palo Alto, Calif.
Started all 24 games for the Cardinal…led the Pac-12 with 14 assists while adding eight goals, good for 30 points…tied for third in the nation in total assists…tallied four game-winning goals…the Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year for women’s soccer…a three-time All-Pac-12 selection.
F, So., Wake Forest, Melbourne, Fla.
Played in 23 games…scored 19 goals and added eight assists for 46 points…put 52 of her 95 shots on goal (.547)…tied for third in the nation with eight game-winning goals…tied for sixth in the nation in total goals…11th in the nation with .826 goals per game…ACC Offensive Player of the Year, the first Demon Deacon to win the award.
F, Sr., Stanford, Los Altos, Calif.
Started all 24 games…led the team with 20 goals and added six assists for 46 points…tied for fourth in the nation for total goals and seventh for total points…her .833 goals per game is 10th in the nation…16th in the nation with 1.92 points per game.…Pac-12 Player of the Year and a four-time all-conference selection.