@ACCWSoccer: MAC Hermann Trophy Semifinalists Named


ACC leads all leagues with five selections

GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Five Atlantic Coast Conference student-athletes have been named semifinalists for the prestigious MAC Hermann Trophy announced by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Tuesday.

Included on the list of 15 semifinalists for the highest individual award in intercollegiate soccer are Florida State senior defender Kassey Kallman, North Carolina senior midfielder and 2012 MAC Hermann trophy winner Crystal Dunn, Virginia junior midfielder Morgan Brian and sophomore forward Makenzy Doniak, and Virginia Tech senior forward Jazmine Reeves.

All five semifinalists were All-ACC First Team honorees, while Dunn was selected the ACC Offensive Player of the Year and Kallman was named the ACC Defensive Player of the Year.

Fans will once again be able to vote for the award this year, along with NSCAA member coaches. Fans can make their choice by visiting http://machermanntrophy.lockerdome.com starting on Thursday, Dec. 5. The three finalists for the award will be announced on December 12. The winner will be announced at the annual banquet on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at the Missouri Athletic Club in St. Louis. 

Florida State, Virginia and Virginia Tech will all be in action this weekend at the 2013 NCAA Women’s College Cup to be held at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C., Dec. 6-8. Florida State and Virginia Tech will square off in Friday’s first semifinal at 5 p.m., while Virginia will take on UCLA in the second semifinal at 7:30 p.m. The winners will meet in the College Cup final on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. All three matches will be broadcast live on ESPNU and will be available on the WatchESPN App.