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.

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:

Male Athlete of the Year
Michael Bradley
Clint Dempsey
Landon Donovan
Tim Howard
Oguchi Onyewu

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

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