Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Duke's Wenger captures Hermann Trophy
by Paul Kennedy, January 9th, 2012 2:04AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  college men

MOST COMMENTED

[AWARDS] Duke's Andrew Wenger, the ACC Defensive Player of the Year in 2009 and 2010, was converted to forward in 2011 and the move paid off in a big way as he led the ACC with 17 goals and 42 points overall and won the 2011 Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Trophy. He is the sixth Blue Devil to win the trophy. winners in history.Duke ties Indiana with the most Hermann Trophy in history.

Duke head coach John Kerr won the award in 1986 while playing for the Blue Devils. Other Duke winners were Joseph Ulrich (1982), Michael Jeffries (1983), Tom Kain (1985) and Ali Curtis (1999). Duke is

"This is an incredible honor for Andrew and for Duke," Kerr said. "He is the epitome of the Duke student-athlete. He arrived at Duke as a midfielder but was needed by the team as a defender.  He played center back his first two seasons and as a junior he transitioned into a striker, leading the team and the ACC in scoring.  Perhaps the most impressive of Andrew's attributes is that he is an outstanding student and was recently named a first team Academic All-American.  Andrew is coachable, leads by example and will do whatever the team needs in order to be successful.  He is a wonderful, caring person and a joy to coach."

For his career, Wenger has started all 63 games, played all but 131 minutes in that span and registered 21 goals and 13 assists for 55 points.

After the 2011 season, he signed with MLS and is expected to be one of the first two players selected in Thursday's MLS SuperDraft. He also has been selected to train with the U.S. under-23 national team as it prepares for Olympic qualifying.



1 comment
  1. Beth Maloney
    commented on: January 9, 2012 at 2:36 p.m.
    It is great to be versatile! and great!!

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent College Soccer Reporter
Monday: BYU makes it three in a row, all shutouts    
No. 8 BYU made it three wins in three games, all by shutouts, as it beat ...
POTW: Diniz, Wyatt takes NSCAA honors    
Stetson senior midfielder Lucas Diniz and DePaul senior forward Elise Wyatt were named the NSCAA College ...
Monday: Morris gets first goal, Cardinal beats Cardinals    
Jordan Morris, who was not called up for the U.S. senior national team or under-23 team ...
Soccer America Men's Top 25    
UCLA and Virginia, last year's Men's College Cup finalists, remained 1-2 in the weekly Soccer America ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25    
Virginia is the new No. 1 in the weekly Soccer America Women's Top 25 rankings. Preseason ...
Women's Week 2: Three things we learned this weekend    
No. 1 Florida State has lost just two games the last two seasons -- both to ...
Men's Week 1: Three things we learned this weekend    
The 2015 men's college season opened this weekend. No. 1 UCLA and No. 2 Virginia both ...
Five collegians headed to Serbia with U.S. U-20s    
U.S. under-20 men's national team head coach Tab Ramos named a 23-man roster for the 2015 ...
Jordan Morris is among a host of college stars    
Yes, MLS has stripped the college ranks of a lot of talent, but that doesn't mean ...
Men: Former national champs meet in Bloomington    
Maryland and Notre Dame, both former national champions, square off Friday on the first day of ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives