Arnold a Finalist for Umbro/Soccer News Net Player of the Year
Dec. 21, 2007
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana women's soccer player Kristin Arnold is one of 21 players that has been named a finalist for the Umbro/Soccer News Net Player of the Year Award. Arnold led the Hoosiers with 10 goals and 24 points in 2007, including the sixth hat trick in school history, against Northwestern on Sept. 28.
Online fan voting will account for 40% of the total toward the award. The remaining 60% of the vote will be cast by the editorial staffs of the six web sites, as well as from sponsor Umbro. Fans can vote for Arnold by clicking here.
The editors of each of the six sites in the Soccer News Net network nominated up to three local players for the award, each of which will be eligible for the Umbro regional player of the year award. The nominations included athletes playing at colleges within each site's coverage area, as well as athletes from the area playing collegiately elsewhere in the country.
Three additional at-large selections rounded out the nominations.
Fans from across the country will be able to vote for the top collegiate player. Voting will begin on Tuesday December 18 and run through Wednesday December 26. Voting will be conducted on Big Apple Soccer (www.bigapplesoccer.com), ChicagoLand Soccer News (www.chicagolandsoccernews.com), LA Soccer News (www.lasoccernews.com), New England Soccer News www.newenglandsoccernews.com), Philly Soccer News (www.phillysoccernews.com) and Dallas Soccer News. (www.dallassoccernews.com)
The nominated athletes are:
ChicagoLand Soccer News.com
Big Apple Soccer.com
Philly Soccer News.com
Jillian Loyden, goalkeeper, Villanova
Kylee Rossi, forward, Tennessee (Pennington, N.J.)
Alyssa Naeher, goalkeeper, Penn State
New England Soccer News
Los Angeles Soccer News
Dallas Soccer News
Check back soon