Nov. 28, 2012
Chestnut Hill, MA -
Boston College senior Kristen Mewis was named a semifinalist for the 2012 Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Trophy, the most prestigious individual award in intercollegiate soccer. She is one of 15 women across the country to be named to the prominent list of college soccer players.
Mewis has been a preseason Hermann Trophy honoree three straight times. She was named a semifinalist for the first time in her career in 2010.
A native of Hanson, Mass., Mewis was an All-ACC first team selection and was just named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Season - first team. She is the first BC player to earn ACC accolades four straight seasons. Mewis was also a College Sports Madness All-American first team selection.
The Eagles midfielder led the team in scoring (44 points), goals (16) and assists (12) this season. The 16 goals is a career-high, and was the second time a player scored 16 goals in a single season. Her 44 points in a single-season was one point off the program record of 45 points. Mewis became the program's all-time leading scorer early in the season when she notched her first career hat trick vs. Harvard.
In four seasons, Mewis compiled 39 goals, 38 assists for 116 career points. She is the first player in program history to surpass the 100 point plateau.
Boston College is one of five schools from the ACC to be honored with at least one semifinalist. Mewis is one of seven players on the semifinal list.
NCAA Division I coaches who are NSCAA members may vote for their top choices starting today (Wednesday, Nov. 28) to Wednesday, Dec. 5. New this year is a fan voting component, conducted through LockerDome, which allows fans to also contribute to picking this year's MAC Hermann Trophy winners.
The top three vote-getters for each gender will be announced Thursday, Dec. 6. The winner will be announced during the MAC Hermann Trophy banquet in St. Louis on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013.