hermann trophy

you: christen press

me, an intellectual: christen annemarie press, CP12 and CP23, FIFA World Cup Champion, 3x NWSL Best XI, 2010 Hermann Trophy recipient, Stanford alum, member of the uswnt and crs, captain of the chicago red stars, 2016 Body Issue, LA gal, dog loving, fckboy press, THE TONGUE THING™, stunning gorgeous, green maybe grey eyed, lil tooth, deep and inspirational, t-loving, yoga enthusiast, meditator, blogger, ‘the Flower Girl’, brownsugarnumba9, turbo boost™, curve it like christen, wonky ankles, mama press, dorky press, grandma press, precious cinnamon roll, airplane and hyped goal celebration, thumbs up, *wink, ‘first touch is everything’ all around wonderful person.


Morgan Paige Brian// 24 years old

Individual Awards-

High school:

×Parade National Player of the Year: 2010
×NSCAA Youth Player of the Year: 2010
×NSCAA High School and Youth All-American: 2010
×ESPN Rise All-American: 2010
×Gatorade Georgia State Player of the Year: 2010, 2011


×Soccer America National Freshman of the Year: 2011
×NSCAA All-American First Team: 2011, 2013, 2014
×Soccer America First Team MVP: 2011
×MAC Hermann Trophy Semifinalist: 2011
×NSCAA All-Southeast Region First Team: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
×ACC Freshman of the Year: 2011
×All-ACC First Team: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
×VaSID State Freshman of the Year: 2011
×ACC Tournament MVP: 2012
×Soccer America Second Team MVP: 2012
×TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Season, Second Team: 2012
×VaSID All-Sate First Team: 2012
×MAC Hermann Trophy Winner: 2013, 2014
×Soccer America Player of the Year: 2013
×TopDrawerSoccer.com Player of the Year: 2013
×Honda Award Nominee: 2013, 2014
×Soccer America First Team MVP: 2013, 2014
×TopDrawer Soccer.com Best XI First Team: 2013
×College Soccer Madness All-American First Team: 2013
×VaSID State Player of the Year: 2013, 2014
×All-NCAA Tournament Team: 2013, 2014
×ACC All-Tournament Team: 2013, 2014
×Virginia Nike Soccer Classic All-Tournament Team: 2013
×TopDrawerSoccer.com Preseason Best XI First Team: 2013, 2014
×TopDrawerSoccer.com National Player of the Year: 2014


×U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year Finalist: 2013
×2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship Golden Ball Winner


×2012 CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship
×2012 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup
×2014 CONCACAF Women’s Qualifying


×2015 Algarve Cup
×2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup
×2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying
×2016 SheBelieves Cup


Abby Dahlkemper for the UCLA Bruins, 2011-2014

Abby led UCLA to its first-ever NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship in 2013, and finished her defensive career with five goals and 10 assists, appearing in all of the Bruins’ 93 games (92 starts) since her freshman year. With Abby guarding the back line, UCLA set a school record for least goals against in 2013 and 2014. She made history by becoming UCLA’s first-ever Honda Award winner for soccer, and she was also a finalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy in her junior year (and a semifinalist the following year), becoming the first defender in 10 years to be honored as such.

Abby is a four-time NSCAA All-American, first-team NSCAA All-Pacific Region and All-Pac-12 honoree and was named the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year in 2014.

you: kelley o’hara

me, an intellectual: kelley maureen o’hara, #5 and #19, FIFA World Cup Champion, Olympic Gold Medalist, 2009 Hermann Trophy recipient, Stanford alum, member of the uswnt and Sky Blue FC, co-captain of sbfc, abs showing, frat dad, total dork, Georgia peach, freckled, soft surfer bro, flying squirrel, wormy, daddy Kev, ig story scarer, chocolate milk enthusiast, part time chef, 100 caps squad, ball spin™ throw in, amazing crosses, polo shirt hater, neck snuggles and hugs, AN ACTUAL CHILD IN AN ADULT BODY, lack of personal space, c*anada hater, HOLY arms abs and legs, ‘decent soccer player’, feisty, and an amazing hilarious attractive player who deserves all the love.

facts about raquel “raque” rodríguez cedeño, nicknamed “rocky” by sus gringas: 

  • scored costa rica’s first goal in the wwc 
  • captained penn state to their first ncaa trophy 
  • won the 2015 mac hermann trophy, ncaa scholar player of the year, top drawer soccer player of the year
  • plays the drums (and like, well) 
  • her eyes crinkle up when she smiles and it’s the cutest thing
  • wears the number 11 for club and country 
  • posts ridiculously cute selfies
  • is universally beloved by the frat daddies™ 
  • arguably is the love of my life

TBT: January 9, 2010

KO, Tobin & Cheney at the annual MAC Hermann Trophy banquet, where Kelley beat out the other two for the previous year’s trophy. 

Little-known fact:

Stanford’s Kelley O’Hara & Teresa Noyola are two of only three players in the history of women’s collegiate soccer to unite the Hermann Trophy and the NSCAA Scholar Athlete of the Year awards (2009 & 2011, respectively), joining Portland’s Christine Sinclair in 2005. (Sinc won the Hermann in 2004 too, but wasn’t top #jocknerd that year).

All three of Stanford’s MAC Hermann recipients (O’Hara, Press & Noyola) were Academic All-Americans, the #jocknerd bracket of the All-America selection.

Hope Solo records & awards

as a pro soccer player;

  • five-time Golden Glove winner, including back to back awards 
  • 2 Olympic golds (3 including a retroactive medal as a 2004 alt)
  • 1 World Cup (+ 1 WWC silver medal & 1 WWC bronze medal)
  • 1 Bronze Ball award
  • IFFHS World’s Women Best Goalkeeper 2012/2013/ 2014/2015
  • FIFA FIFPRO World XI 2015/2016
  • 7 Algarve Cup titles
  • 3 Four Nations titles
  • 2 CONCACAF titles
  • US SOCCER Female Athlete Of The Year 2009
  • 2 WWC All-Star Team nods (2011/2015)
  • CONCACAF Women’s GK Of The Year 2015
  • the records for most career wins, gk caps, shutouts, and world cup shutouts, longest undefeated streak, most consecutive minutes played
  • the domestic (US) record for most wins in a season
  • 2009 WPS Goalkeeper Of The Year
  • ‘Do Something’ Award winner athlete category 2012
  • Pheonix Mercury Woman Of Inspiration award 2012
  • Hall Of Fame ‘She’s Got Game’ award 2012
  • Sports Spectacular Female Athlete Of The Year 2013
  • made the 10-person shortlist for FIFA World Player Of The Year 2015
  • was in top5 for shutouts in the 2016 NWSL season despite playing an incomplete season (whilst injured)

as a college player;

  • the top goalkeeper in PAC-10
  • four-time All-PAC-10 selection
  • an NSCAA All American as a sophomore, junior, and senior (also an Honourary Academic All American)
  • PAC-10 player of the year as a sophomore (and the first gk to ever win the award)
  • nominated for the Hermann Trophy as a senior and was the only gk on the list
  • a finalist for the 2001 Missouri Athletic Club Collegiate Soccer Player Of The Year
  • finalist for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer Sports Star Of The Year award
  • Huskies’ rookie of the year ‘99
  • Second-Team All-American and First-Team All-West Region pick
  • uw’s all-time leader in shutouts, saves, and goals against average
  • won the Nordic Cup with the u21 national team
  • recorded a shutout on her first full cap with the uswnt aged 18 years old.

during high school;

  • a two-time Parade High School All American (also an Academic All American)
  • listed among the finest prep players in 1997 and 1998
  • 109 career goals as striker in high school
  • established a new conference single-season record with 38 goals as a senior
  • was the starting gk for the u16 and u18 national teams ‘96-’99.

anonymous asked:

Do you think Christen is underrated?

She was the 4th draft pick…. This isn’t a joke, she was legit the 4th after being the best forward Stanford has ever seen to this day, breaking every record available (she still holds them) for a forward and winning the Hermann trophy..  

Did I answer your question or do I need to say more?


A very nervous baby Press receives her Hermann Trophy w/ a cameo from Alex Morgan and Melissa Henderson

Introducing Janine Beckie (7/7)

Kick off is less than two hours away. Let’s meet our last rookie to celebrate

Introducing Texas Tech legend, Janine Beckie

Janine Beckie is the future of Canada’s attack, there’s no denying it. This is a special player. Janine Beckie is the type of player that makes you want to pick up your cleats again after watching her. She already has 3 goals in 9 matches for the CanWNT senior squad. The striker is just beginning her journey with the national team but has the potential to be up there with some of the greatest Canadian forwards of all time. 

Janine was originally born in Saskatchewan on August 20, 1994 but grew up in Colorado and has dual citizenship. She initially was a member of the U18 US national team in 2011-2012 and participated in U20 US camps in 2013. However, she decided to pledge allegiance to Canada and joined the U20 program in 2014. Her brother Drew also played for the U23 Canadian Mens team and currently plays for Ottawa Fury FC.

Janine first donned a Canada jersey during the 2014 U20 Women’s World Cup. She played in all 4 games and scored 2 goals including the game winner against North Korea that sent Canada into the quarter-finals.  A standout in the tournament, the newbie wowed fans and critics alike. The FIFA Technical Study Group pointed her out in the tournament and said this about her: “versatile player, fast and mobile, good dribbling ability, excellent off-the-ball movement”

Janine is a team player, 100%. She proved this during the 2015 Pan Games. During the opening match against Ecuador, in the 86th minute, Canadian GK Steph Labbe was shown a red card. Canada had already used up all three subs and therefore could not let backup GK Kailen Sheridan into the match. Janine Beckie, a forward might I remind you, who had already scored two goals that match, volunteered to go into net in replace of Labbe. Donning some gloves and a pinnie, she bravely walked into that net and cemented a place in fans heart’s forever. 

Beckie has also had an outstanding collegiate career. Having just finished up her senior year at Texas Tech, she’s leaving the school as the all-time leading goal scorer with 57 goals. In her final season with the Red Raiders, she led the Big 12 in shots (114), points (33) and goals (14), was named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year and was named a semi-finalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy. Additionally she was named the 2015 Big 12 Championship Offensive Most Outstanding Player en route to Texas Tech’s first ever Big 12 Championship.  

Most recently, Janine made waves as the lone Canadian player drafted in the 2016 NWSL Draft. She was drafted in the first round, 8th overall, by the Houston Dash. 

Like, she’s kind of a big deal.

I hope I have convinced you that Janine Beckie is an impact player. If you’ve never seen her in action, I am so excited for you and I urge you to tune in to Canada’s game this tournament and hopefully see this girl get some goals. 

Earliest you can see this superstar in the making is tonight when Canada takes on Guyana on cbc.ca


Frisco, TX, February 13, 2016 etc…

Las Tri 0-1 USWNT

—Lindsey Horan as holding MF did the holding part great.
—So *OVER* Hinkle.

Pictured for Las Tri: Teresa Noyola (MEX 8),  Janelly Farias (MEX 3), Ariana Romero (MEX 2), Monica Ocampo (MEX 11) and Alina Garciamendez (MEX 4/Stanford 4)

—And Las Tri VS USWNT woulda been more interesting if KO subbed instead of Hinkle. KO would’ve given Monica a run for her mo-nay

Also if Jill did right by KO, four Stanny Trees would have been on the pitch today (KO, Press, Noyola and Garciamendez), as well as all three Stanford MAC Hermann recipients (KO, Press, and Noyola). 

Little-known fact:

KO & Noyola are two of only three players in the history of women’s collegiate soccer to unite the Hermann Trophy and the NSCAA Scholar Athlete of the Year awards (2009 & 2011, respectively), joining Portland’s Christine Sinclair in 2004 & 2005.

—Ecstatic Ali Riley is always a bonus.