COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Texas A&M soccer freshman Kelley Monogue is a finalist for the Soccer News Net College Boot Award, the publication announced today.
Monogue (McKinney, Texas) is one of 32 women's college players to be selected. The finalists are from six regions and can also be eligible for the regional player of the year award. Monogue is joined by three other finalists in the area represented by Dallas Soccer News, including fellow Big 12 representatives Adrianna Franch (Oklahoma State) and Courtney Seelhorst (Baylor).
The Aggie forward is the team's leading scorer, netting 19 goals for A&M this season. Monogue currently ranks fifth nationally in total points (47) and total goals and is 11th in goals per game (0.826) and 12th in points per game (2.04).
No stranger to big accolades, Monogue is the 2011 Big 12 Rookie of the Year and and Offensive Player of the Year, and was named the Big 12 Tournament Offensive Most Outstanding Player. Monogue was also selected to the All-Big 12 First Team and the Big 12 All-Newcomer Team. The forward was also named the top freshman in the country by TopDrawerSoccer.com and has received numerous weekly awards, both nationally and on the conference level.
Voting for the award ends Dec. 15. Fans can cast their votes online at DallasSoccerNews.com, with online votes counting for 40 percent of the final tally. Voters can cast multiple ballots.
The No. 3 seed Aggies take on Virginia Tech tomorrow at 3 p.m. CST in Charlottesville, Va. in the NCAA Second Round. The game will be broadcast on AggieAthletics.com and 95.1-3 The Zone HD. The winner of the match will play the victor of the game between Washington State and host school Virginia on Sunday at noon CST. To learn more about Texas A&M soccer, log on to AggieAthletics.com.