Boston College women's soccer star Kristen Mewis was named to the 2012 MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List today, as announced by the Missouri Athletic Club and the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. The MAC Hermann Trophy is the highest individual award in college soccer, presented annually in January during a banquet at the Missouri Athletic Club in St. Louis.
Basically, it's the soccer
Heisman Hobey Baker.
Mewis led last year's squad with six goals and eight assists for 22 points. She was named to the Hermann Trophy Watch List in both 2010 and 2011, named a semifinalist in both those years. In addition to being named last year's Offensive MVP, Mewis racked up NSCAA Division 1 All-America third team, NSCAA Southeast Regional first team, All-ACC first team and Soccer America MVP second team honors.
The BC senior is one of 10 players from the ACC on the Hermann Trophy watch list. Out of 38. The ACC is stacked.
The preseason watch list will be narrowed down by NSCAA members from Division I programs to 15 semifinalists by November 29. Member coaches and fans will then vote for their top three choices and the finalists will be announced December 6. The winners will be announced at the awards' banquet at the Missouri Athletic Club on Friday, Jan. 11.
The full watch lists follow the jump.
2012 NSCAA Women's MAC Hermann Award Watch List
|Caitlin Alves||Sr.||M||Hartford||Ludlow, Mass.|
|Natasha Anasi*||Jr.||D||Duke||Arlington, Texas|
|Audrey Bledsoe||Jr.||GK||Wake Forest||Cincinnati|
|Morgan Brian*||So.||M||Virginia||St. Simon's Island, Ga.|
|Chelsea Buckland||Sr.||F||Oregon State||Vancouver, British Columbia|
|Zakiya Bywaters||Sr.||M||UCLA||Las Vegas|
|Abigail Dahlkemper||So.||D||UCLA||Menlo Park, Calif.|
|Vanessa DiBernardo||Jr.||M||Illinois||Naperville, Ill.|
|Crystal Dunn||Jr.||M||North Carolina||Rockville Center, N.Y.|
|Christine Exeter||Jr.||F||Louisville||Pickering, Ontario|
|Adrianna Franch*||Sr.||GK||Oklahoma State||Salina, Kan.|
|Kelsey Haycook||So.||F||LaSalle||Point Pleasant, N.J.|
|Maya Hayes#||Jr.||F||Penn State||West Orange, N.J.|
|Ines Jaurena*||Sr.||D||Florida State||Charenton-le-Pont, France|
|Tishia Jewell||Sr.||F||Central Florida||Satellite Beach, Fla.|
|Julie Johnston*||Jr.||M||Santa Clara||Mesa, Ariz.|
|Maegan Kelly||Jr.||M/F||Marquette||Kansas City, Mo.|
|Kaitlyn Kerr||Jr.||M||Duke||Bensalem, Pa.|
|Nadia Link||Sr.||F||Long Beach State||Walnut, Calif.|
|Lindsi Lisonbee||Sr.||D||Brigham Young||Park City, Utah|
|Bry McCarthy||Sr.||D||West Virginia||Ajax, Ontario|
|Tiffany McCarty*||Sr.||F||Florida State||Laurel, Md.|
|Kristen Mewis||Sr.||M||Boston College||Hanson, Mass.|
|Caroline Miller||Sr.||F||Virginia||Rockville, Md.|
|Kelley Monogue||So.||F||Texas A&M||McKinney, Texas|
|Christine Nairn||Sr.||M||Penn State||Arnold, Md.|
|Christabel Oduro||Jr.||F||Memphis||Brampton, Ontario|
|Emily Oliver||Jr.||GK||Stanford||Flossmoor, Ill.|
|Michelle Pao||Jr.||D||Pepperdine||Cupertino, Calif.|
|Erin Quinlan||Jr.||GK||Hartford||Saugus, Mass.|
|Katie Stengel*||Jr.||F||Wake Forest||Melbourne, Fla.|
|Mallory Schaffer*||Sr.||M||William & Mary||Allison Park, Pa.|
|Erika Tymrak||Sr.||M||Florida||Lakewood Ranch, Fla.|
|Becca Wann||Jr.||F||Richmond||Chesterfield, Va.|
|Renee Washington||Jr.||M||LaSalle||Ewing, N.J.|
|Colleen Williams||Sr.||F||Dayton||Titusville, N.J.|
|Kathryn Williamson||Sr.||D||Florida||McKinney, Texas|
* 2011 Hermann Award Semifinalist
# 2011 Hermann Award Finalist