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5. U.S. SOCCER: Athlete of the Year Candidates
December 19th, 2006 2:11AM



Voting closes Wednesday for the U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year Awards. The U.S. Soccer Male and Female Athletes of the Year Awards date back to 1984 for the men and 1985 for the women, while the Young Male and Young Female awards were added in 1998.

  • U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year Awards
  • Best of U.S. Soccer Awards (sponsored by Soccer America)

  • Online votes for the annual award will be tallied and equivalent to 50 percent of the total votes. The other 50 percent will be represented by 100 votes compiled from members of the national media and U.S. Soccer representatives (from national team coaches to the National Board of Directors).

    U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year Candidates
    Abby Wambach, Forward
    Kristine Lilly, Forward
    Cat Whitehill, Defender
    Hope Solo, Goalkeeper
    Leslie Osborne, Midfielder

    U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year Candidates
    Clint Dempsey, Midfielder
    Bobby Convey, Midfielder
    Brian McBride, Forward
    Kasey Keller, Goalkeeper
    Oguchi Onyewu, Defender

    U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year Candidates
    Danesha Adams, Forward
    Val Henderson, Goalkeeper
    Stephanie Lopez, Defender
    Amanda Poach, Midfielder
    Amy Rodriguez, Forward

    U.S. Soccer Young Male Athlete of the Year Candidates
    Josmer Altidore, Forward
    Quavas Kirk, Midfielder
    Johann Smith, Forward
    Nathan Sturgis, Defender
    Preston Zimmerman, Forward

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