KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Aug. 25, 2023) – United Soccer Coaches announced the 37 NCAA Men’s Division I college soccer players named to the 2023 Hermann Trophy Watch List on Thursday.

A total of eight of the players on the list earned previous All-America recognition from United Soccer Coaches including: University of Kentucky sophomore goalkeeper Casper Mols, University of Pennsylvania junior defender Leo Burney, University of New Hampshire senior midfielder Yannick Bright, University of Akron junior midfielder Dyson Clapier, Hofstra University junior midfielder Eliot Goldthorp, Ohio State University senior midfielder Laurence Wootton, University of Pennsylvania junior forward Stas Korzeniowski, and Lipscomb University senior forward Tyrese Spicer.

The Hermann Trophy is presented annually by the Missouri Athletic Club and is the nation’s highest individual honor recognizing the National Player of the Year as determined by the voting of Division I coaches who are members of United Soccer Coaches.

The 2023 Women’s Hermann Trophy Watch List was announced on Thursday, Aug. 17th.

Fifteen men’s players and 15 women’s players will become Hermann Trophy semifinalists following completion of Division I All-America voting at the end of the fall season. On December 6th, the three women’s finalists will be announced and on December 13th, the men’s three finalists will be released.

The 2023 winner is revealed on Jan. 5th, 2024, at a ceremony at the historic Missouri Athletic Club in St. Louis, Mo.

United Soccer Coaches 2023 Men’s Hermann Trophy Watch List

Pos Name Class School Hometown
K Sam Fowler GR5 University of Washington Issaquah, Wash.
K Casper Mols So. University of Kentucky Aabenraa, Denmark
K Isaac Nehme So. University of Denver Colorado Springs, Colo.
D Hugo Bacharach Sr. Indiana University Benicassim, Spain
D Leo Burney Jr. University of Pennsylvania Seattle, Wash.
D Case Cox Sr. Belmont University Louisville, Ky.
D Franc Gamiz Quer GR5 Elon University Sabadell, Spain
D Garrisson Tubbs Sr. Wake Forest University Brunswick, Ga.
D Vemund Hole Vik GR5 University of North Carolina Aalesund, Norway
D Trevor Wright Jr. University of Denver Castle Rock, Colo.
D Ronan Wynne Sr. University of Denver Auckland, New Zealand
M Jesus Barea Sr. Missouri State University Cadiz, Spain
M Yannick Bright Sr. University of New Hampshire Milan, Italy
M Dyson Clapier Jr. University of Akron Layton, Utah
M Eliot Goldthorp Jr. Hofstra University Leeds, United Kingdom
M Filip Mirkovic Sr. University of Pittsburgh Manhattan, N.Y.
M Lineker Rodrigues dos Santos Jr. University of Memphis Rio de Janiero, Brazil
M Christian Soto GR5 University of Washington Des Moines, Wash.
M Mason Tunbridge GR5 University of San Diego London, England
M Scott Vatne Jr. Elon University Klepp, Norway
M Laurence Wootton Sr. Ohio State University Stoke-on-Trent, England
M Kian Yari GR5 Missouri State University Manchester, England
F Palmer Ault So. Butler University Noblesville, Ind.
F Matthew Bell So. Marshall University Kingston, Jamaica
F Ryan Carmichael Sr. Hofstra University Armagh, Northern Ireland
F Jelldrik Dalmann GR5 Southern Methodist University Kuhstedt, Germany
F Thad Dewing Sr. United States Air Force Academy Colorado Springs, Colo.
F Ignacio Diaz So. University of Evansville Almeria, Spain
F Gage Guerra Jr. University of Louisville Houston, Texas
F Emil Jaaskelainen Sr. Long Island University Bolton, England
F Bojan Kolevski Sr. Cleveland State University Skopje, North Macedonia
F Stas Korzeniowski Jr. University of Pennsylvania Stillman, N.J.
F Finn Ballard McBride Sr. University of Kentucky Sydney, Australia
F Alex Meinhard Sr. Clemson University Tartu, Estonia
F Brandon Morales GR5 University of North Carolina Charlotte Pharr, Texas
F Charlie Sharp GR5 Western Michigan University Brighton, Mich.
F Tyrese Spicer Sr.  Lipscomb University Trincity, Trinidad & Tobago

*GR5 Indicates student-athletes exercising their extra year of eligibility due to COVID-19

About the Missouri Athletic Club

Located in St. Louis, Mo., the Missouri Athletic Club has been presenting college soccer’s player of the year awards since 1986. The MAC was established in 1903 as an athletic, dining and social club. It has a “Platinum Club of America” status, which is awarded to the top private clubs in the country. To learn more about the Missouri Athletic Club, go to mac-stl.org.