Finalists named for USA Soccer Athlete of the Year
US Soccer has named their candidates for this year's USA Soccer Athlete of the Year awards.
Voting for four different categories - Male, Female, Young Male and Young Female - beings today on ussoccer.com and will conclude on December 13.
Fans are urged to visit the site and vote on each of the categories to find the winners of the USA's best soccer players for 2009.
The following are the nominations for each category:
Female Athlete of the Year Shannon Boxx Heather O'Reilly Christie Rampone Hope Solo Abby Wambach
Young Male Athlete of the Year Marlon Duran Luis Gil Jared Jeffrey Brian Perk Tyler Polak
Young Female Athlete of the Year Tobin Heath Christine Nairn Sydney Leroux Kelley O'Hara Katie Schoepfer