O'Hara Nominated for Honda Soccer Award

Dec. 14, 2009

STANFORD, Calif. - In the wake of her record-breaking season, Stanford star Kelley O'Hara is up for another prestigious honor -- the Honda Sports Award for Soccer.

O'Hara is one of four finalists, alongside UCLA senior forward Lauren Cheney, and North Carolina seniors Whitney Engen, a central defender, and Tobin Heath, a midfielder.

The winner will be decided by nationwide voting and become a nominee for The Honda-Broderick Cup, awarded annually to the nation's outstanding collegiate woman athlete of the year.

Voting, which began Monday, lasts only through Thursday at noon PT.

To vote for O'Hara, click here.

O'Hara, a senior, is this year's Pac-10 Player of the Year, a first-team All-American, first-team Academic All-American, and was selected to the NCAA College Cup All-Tournament team. O'Hara led the nation in goals (26) and points (65), shattering Stanford season records in the process. 

O'Hara, a captain who carries a cumulative GPA of 3.41, led Stanford to its best-ever season (25-1) and its first berth in an NCAA final.



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