Clemson’s Hermann Trophy Award Winners


In 1987, Bruce Murray was Clemson’s first Hermann Award Winner. The two-time All-American led Clemson to the National Championship that season. Murray had 20 goals and 11 assists in Clemson’s National Championship season in 1987. He was named the ISAA National Player-of-the-Year and he led the ACC in goals, points and was second in assists in 1987. He had the winning goal in three NCAA Tournament games for the TIgers in 1987 against Evansville, Indiana and Rutgers respectively. He was the first player in Clemson’s 40-40 club (over 40 goals and 40 assists in a career). Murray went on to set a record for most appearances for the United States National Team.

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Wojtek Krakowiak won the 1998 Hermann Award. He was the 1998 consensus National Player-of-the-Year as he was the Soccer America, Soccer TImes and the College Soccer Weekly National Player-of-the-Year. He was also named the 1998 ACC Player-of-the-Year and was named first-team All-ACC. He scored 31 goals and had eight assists in 1998, as he led Clemson to the NCAA quarterfinals for the second year in a row. He led the ACC in goals scoring (31) and points (70). He is third in Clemson history for most goals scored in a single season with 31 in 1998. Krakowiak left school one year early to turn professional. In 1998, he led the ACC in goals (31) and points (70).

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