CHARLOTTESVILLE – Virginia senior midfielder Sinead Farrelly (Havertown, Pa.) was one of 15 players named semifinalists for the 2010 Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy. The award, annually given to the top collegiate soccer player in the country, will be awarded on January 7.
Farrelly is a semifinalist for the second consecutive season, one of just two players on this year’s list to be a repeat selection. This season she started all 22 games for the Cavaliers and led the team in scoring with 12 goals and seven assists for 31 points. The 2010 ACC offensive player of the Year, Farrelly became the 10th player in conference history to be a four-time first-team All-ACC selection.
The three finalists for the award will be announced on Friday, Dec. 10. They will be invited to the Missouri Athletic Club in St. Louis for a news conference on Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, where the winner will be announced. A dinner and formal presentation of the award will follow the news conference that evening.