[SOCCER AMERICA AWARDS]Akron is the only school with two selections -- Chad Barson and Scott Caldwell -- on the 2012 Soccer America MVPs first team. Connecticut, Creighton, North Carolina and Notre Dame each has one player on the MVPs first and second teams.
Soccer America's MVPs were introduced in 1976 and honor the players who have had the biggest impact on their team's success regardless of position,
MVPs First Team
G Andre Blake (Connecticut), Jr.
D Chad Barson (Akron), Sr.
F Ashton Bennett (Coastal Carolina), Sr.
M Scott Caldwell (Akron), Sr.
D Andrew Farrell (Louisville), Jr.
F Ryan Finley (Notre Dame), Sr.
M Jose Gomez (Creighton), Sr.
M Mikey Lopez (North Carolina), Soph.
F Patrick Mullins (Maryland), Jr.
F Steve Neumann (Georgetown), Jr.
F Eriq Zavaleta (Indiana), Soph.
MVPs Second Team
G Scott Goodwin (North Carolina), Sr.
M Carlos Alvarez (Connecticut), Sr.
M Connor Brandt (San Diego), Soph.
D Joe Franco (Cal State Northridge), Sr.
F Daniel Haber (Cornell), Jr.
M Jack McVey (Fairleigh Dickinson), Sr.
M Dillon Powers (Notre Dame), Sr.
D Andrew Ribeiro (Creighton), Sr.
F Devon Sandoval (New Mexico), Sr.
F Chris Thomas (Elon), Sr.
F Gyasi Zardes (CSU Bakersfield), Jr.
D Walker Zimmerman (Furman), Soph.