PHILADELPHIA--Voting ends today for the Soccer News Net Player of the Year award. Senior goalkeeper Drew Healy was among 30of the nation’s top men’s college soccer players to benamed finalists for thehonor. Fans can vote for Healy by clicking here.
Players were nominated from the six Soccer News Net outlets: Philly, Big Apple, New England, LA, Chicagoland and Dallas. Voting will be open until Dec. 15 with fan votes accounting for 40 percent of the final decision.
Following in the tradition of superior goalkeeping at Penn, Healy has made a name for himself in the Red and Blue. With 11 shutouts this season, he set a new standard at Penn and currently there are only six other goalkeepers in the country with more clean sheets this season. He has also clocked the most minutes of any keeper in a single season at Penn. He started his senior campaign with a perfect 684 minutes and 12 seconds which ranks 17th in NCAA Division I history.
Healy finished the season with a 0.63 goals-against average in 18 games and was named second-team All-Ivy. Only one other Ivy player--Harvard's Andre Akpan--was nominated for the award. Healystonewalled the prolific scorer in the final game of the regular season to secure his 11th shutout and a share of the Ivy League title.