KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Dec. 7, 2022) – United Soccer Coaches and the Missouri Athletic Club (MAC) have announced the 15 men’s semifinalists for the 2022 MAC Hermann Trophy, based on voting by NCAA Division I men’s soccer coaches.
The MAC Hermann Trophy is the most coveted individual honor in NCAA Division I soccer and has been awarded annually since 1967. Most recently, Jaelin Howell (Florida State) and Dante Polvara (Georgetown) received the award for outstanding intercollegiate performances last year.
This year’s list includes five semifinalists who graced the watch list back in August: University of Kentucky senior defender Luis Grassow; Lipscomb GR-5 defender Noah Gulden; University of Vermont GR-5 midfielder Alex Nagy; Duke junior midfielder Peter Stroud and Florida International junior forward Stephen Afrifa.
The 2022 MAC Hermann Trophy banquet will be held at the historic Missouri Athletic Club in St. Louis on Jan. 6, 2023 to formally announce this year’s winners.
Voting for the 2022 men’s finalists (3) is now open online. Voting continues through Dec. 13. The men’s finalists will be released on for Dec. 15 and the women’s finalists will be released tomorrow, Dec. 8. For more information about the history of the MAC Hermann Trophy, visit MACHermannTrophy.org.
2022 Men’s MAC Hermann Trophy Semifinalists
|Stephen Afrifa||Florida International University||Sr.||F||Toronto, Ont.|
|Knut Ahlander||Southern Methodist University||GR-5||M||Notteroy, Norway|
|Eythor Bjorgolfsson||University of Kentucky||Sr.||F||Jessheinm, Norway|
|Moise Bombito||University of New Hampshire||Jr.||D||Montreal, Que.|
|Luis Grassow||University of Kentucky||Sr.||D||Munich, Germany|
|Noah Gulden||Lipscomb University||GR-5||D||Drammen, Norway|
|Keegan Hughes||Stanford University||Sr.||D||Heath, Ohio|
|Levonte Johnson||Syracuse University||Sr.||F||Brampton, Ont.|
|Duncan McGuire||Creighton University||Jr.||F||Omaha, Neb.|
|Shakur Mohammed||Duke University||So.||F||Kumasi, Ghana|
|Alex Nagy||University of Vermont||GR-5||M||Bow, N.H.|
|JC Ngando||University of North Carolina-Greensboro||So.||M||Paris, France|
|Ilijah Paul||University of Washington||So.||F||Gilbert, Ariz.|
|Peter Stroud||Duke University||Jr.||M||Chester, N.J.|
|Milo Yosef||Marshall University||Sr.||M||Aachen, Germany|