Nicole Barnhart Named to the M.A.C. Hermann Trophy Watch List
Aug. 12, 2004
Stanford, Calif. - Senior goalkeeper Nicole Barnhart (Gilbertsville, Pa./Boyertown) was named to the 2004 Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Trophy Watch List this week. The list, compiled by a committee of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, the official selection body for the MAC's Hermann Trophy, includes 25 candidates for this year's award.Barnhart, who has been among the top collegiate keepers the past-two seasons, enters her final year at Stanford this fall. Barnhart begins her senior campaign as one of the best goalies in school history, ranking No. 1 in career goals-against average with a 0.457 mark in 49 games. She is also ranked fourth in career shutouts (29), fourth in minutes played (4,135) and fifth in saves (131).Barnhart, co-captain of the 2004 Cardinal squad, spent the summer with the U-21 National Team and helped the U.S. to its sixth-straight Nordic Cup title in July.In November, the 15 semifinalists will be announced and three finalists will be selected in December. The winner will be announced on Jan. 8, 2005, at a dinner hosted by the Missouri Athletic Club in St. Louis, Mo.Women's 2004 MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List
Player, Position, Class, School, Hometown
Leisha Alcia, G, Sr.:, Illinois, Mississauga, Ont., Canada
Nicole Barnhart, G, Sr., Stanford, Gilbertsville, Pa.
Lori Chalupny, M, Jr., North Carolina, St. Louis, Mo.
Candace Chapman, D, Sr., Notre Dame, Ajax, Ont., Canada
Keeley Dowling , D, Sr., Tennessee, Carmel, Ind.
Stephanie Freeman, M, Sr., Florida, Clearwater, Fla.
Leah Gallegos, F, Jr., Florida State, Los Angeles, Calif.
Kristin Graczyk, F, Sr., Connecticut, Albuquerque, N.M.
Kelly Hammond, M, Jr., Virginia, Bowie, Md.
Lindsey Huie , M, Jr., Portland, Mission Viejo, Calif.
Natasha Kai, F, Sr., Hawaii, Kahuku, Hawaii
Carli Lloyd, M, Sr., Rutgers, Delran, N.J.
Kelly McDonald, F, Sr., Texas, Littleton, Colo.
Iris Mora, F, Jr., UCLA, Cancun, Mexico
Heather O'Reilly, F, So., North Carolina, East Brunswick, N.J.
Leslie Osborne, M, Sr., Santa Clara, Menomonee Falls, Wis.
Becky Sauerbrunn, D, So., Virginia, St. Louis, Mo.
Christine Sinclair, F, Sr., Portland, Burnaby, B.C., Canada
Julianne Sitch, M, Jr., DePaul, Oswego, Ill.
Caroline Smith, F, Jr., Kansas, Edina, Minn.
Kati Jo Spisak, G, Jr., Texas A&M, Manchester, Mo.
Melissa Tancredi, D, Sr., Notre Dame, Ancaster, Ont., Canada
Lindsay Tarpley, F, Jr., North Carolina, Kalamazoo, Mich.
Tiffany Weimer , F, Jr., Penn State, North Haven, Conn.
Kelly Wilson, F, Jr., Texas, Odessa, Texas