Stanford's Warshaw Named Senior CLASS Award Nominee

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - STANFORD's Bobby Warshaw has been named a candidate for the Men's Soccer Lowe's Senior CLASS Award, it was announced Wednesday. The Cardinal defender, a 2009 NSCAA All-American, was named to the MAC Hermann Trophy watch list earlier this week.

Warshaw was honored in 2009 with his second first-team Pac-10 All-Academic selection and was also named a second-team CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American. He maintains a 3.57 GPA in political science. The Cardinal's team captain, Warshaw led the team in goals for the third straight season while helping Stanford reach the round of 16 in the 2009 NCAA Tournament. Off the field, he volunteers at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital in Palo Alto. He also helped found "Kostyville," the student superfan group named after Stanford men's volleyball coach John Kosty.

The Lowe's Senior CLASS Award is given to student-athletes who excel both on and off the field. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence - community, classroom, character and competition. The 30 candidate class for men's soccer will be narrowed down to 10 finalists midway through the regular season, and those names will be placed on the official ballot. Ballots will be distributed through a nationwide voting system to media, coaches and fans, who will select one candidate who best exemplifies excellence in the four Cs of community, classroom, character and competition. The winner will be announced by Lowe's at the 2010 NCAA Men's College Cup in early December.

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