Posted On December 7, 2014 by PUSC
Cal Bears men’s soccer senior and Placer United Alumni Connor Hallisey has been named a semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Award Trophy, the Missouri Athletic Club and the National Coaches Soccer Association of America (NSCAA) announced Tuesday.
The MAC Hermann Trophy is the highest individual intercollegiate award administered by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, and presented annually at the Missouri Athletic Club in St. Louis, Mo. This year’s trophy presentation and banquet will take place on Friday, January 9, 2015.
Division I head soccer coaches will next hold a vote based on the 16 semifinalists and the top three vote-getters will be deemed the finalists for the MAC Hermann Trophy.
There will also be a fan vote, with the top vote-getter receiving one additional vote for the MAC Hermann Award Trophy.
Hallisey was named to the All-Pac-12 First Team after a standout season that saw him lead the Golden Bears with nine goals and 12 assists for 30 points. The Granite Bay, California, native closed out the season ranked second in the country in total assists, third in assists per game (.63) and tied for ninth in total points. Hallisey also finished regular-season action tied for second in the Pac-12 in points (27), tied for fifth in total goals (8) and led the league in assists per game (.61).
Hallisey added to his accolades this year for his success off of the field. The senior, who boasts a 3.33 grade point average, earned a spot on the Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team and was named to the 2014 Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-District Eight Team.
Voting ends Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. PT.