This year in Pac-12 men's soccer

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• STANFORD, the 2015 Pac-12 champion, captured its first NCAA title, defeating Clemson, 4-0. The Cardinal matched the largest margin of victory in the history of the title match in the win. Stanford finished the year at 18-2-3.

• Stanford's Jordan Morris was named Pac-12 Player of the Year, while his teammate Brandon Vincent was tabbed Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year. Freshman of the Year honors went to UCLA's Jose Hernandez, and Cardinal head coach Jeremy Gunn was honored as Pac-12 Coach of the Year. Vincent also earned Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year honors. 

• With Stanford's NCAA title this year, the Pac-12 is 123-96-11 with five national championships and eight second-place finishes.

• Stanford's F Jordan Morris and D Brandon Vincent earned honors as MAC Hermann semifinalists. Morris was named as one of three finalists for the trophy, the highest individual intercollegiate award administered by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), and presented annually at the Missouri Athletic Club in St. Louis. This year's trophy presentation and banquet will take place Friday, Jan. 8 2016. 

• The Conference had three student-athletes earn NSCAA All-America honors. Morris and Vincent were named to the first team, while Washington GK Ryan Herman earned third team accolades.

• UCLA earned a berth to the NCAA Tournament, advancing to the second round of play. The Bruins postseason run came to an end in a 1-0 loss to No. 13-seed Seattle U. UCLA finished the season with a mark of 11-9-1.

• WASHINGTON placed third in the Conference standings, finishing one point behind the Bruins. The Huskies were led by NSCAA All-American Ryan Herman who led the league with 85 saves on the year, helping the team to a record of 8-5-6.

• CALIFORNIA ended the year fourth in league standings (9-6-2, 4-4-2 Pac-12), one point behind the Dawgs. The Golden Bears ranked seventh nationally in assists per game (2.12) with the help of Jose Carrera-Garcia’s 0.59 mark of assists per game.

• OREGON STATE (8-9-1) started the year strong, winning its first five games and earning its highest ranking of No. 8 in the NSCAA poll. Three different Beavers earned weekly Conference honors, the most of any team.

• SAN DIEGO STATE rounded out the league and finished the season with an 8-8-3 record, their best mark since 2011. 

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