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Duke's Wenger captures Hermann Trophy
by Paul Kennedy, January 9th, 2012 2:04AM
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[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!!

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