Back to News Vote for Indiana's Own Jacob Risser for the US Youth Soccer Goal of the Year February 16, 2010 02:28 AM US Youth Soccer announces 2009 Goal and Save of the Year top 10 nominees Online voting begins Monday, Feb. 15 for Goal of the Year - VOTE HERE Online voting begins Monday, Feb. 8 for Save of the Year and Monday, Feb. 15 for Goal of the Year Twitter: @USYouthSoccer, live announcement of national winner Feb. 26 FRISCO, Texas (Feb. 1, 2010) - US Youth Soccer today announces the top 10 nominees for the 2009 US Youth Soccer Goal and Save of the Year awards and online voting periods for visitors to USYouthSoccer.org to cast their votes. Winners will be decided through a one-week period of online voting at USYouthSoccer.org. Voting for Save of the Year is Feb. 8-14 and Goal of the Year voting is Feb. 15-21. During each respective week, the USYouthSoccer.org multimedia player will feature a video highlighting the 10 goals and saves nominated for voters to view before voting. Voting is limited by IP address and will not permit unlimited voting. The 2009 US Youth Soccer Goal and Save of the Year award winners will be announced at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala on Friday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m., as part of the US Youth Soccer adidas Workshop in Fort Worth, Texas. Below are the lists of the top 10 nominees: 2009 Save of the Year Nominees Vote Feb. 8-14, 2010 Name Age Club and State Association Hometown Jaron Bradley Under-15 Boys SCSA 93 Gold (NC) Charlotte, N.C. Britt Eckerstrom Under-16 Girls Region I ODP, FC Frederick (MD) Boyds, Md. Adrian Garcia Under-17 Boys CZ Elite (CA-S) LaCanada, Calif. James Gladden Under-18 Boys DSC90 Green (SC) Rock Hill, S.C. Taylor Hafling Under-17 Boys Javanon 92 (KY) Louisville, Ky. Paul Hegedus Under-16 Boys GFA 92 Blue (VA) Ashburn, Va. Margaret Simpkins Under-19 Girls Freestate Shooters (MD) Bowie, Md. Natalie Smith Under-15 Girls CSA Elite (OH-N) Cincinnati, Ohio Abby Smith Under-15 Girls Dallas Texans (N-TX) Dallas, Texas Ari Zargarian Under-15 Girls San Diego Surf (CA-S) San Diego, Calif. 2009 Goal of the Year Nominees Vote Feb. 15-21, 2010 Name Age Club and State Association Hometown Oliver Bihuniak Under-12 Boys KCFC Dragons (KS) Leawood, Kan. Ryan Copley Under-17 Boys Arlington Premier 92 (VA) Woodbridge, Va. Deena Desilva Under-12 Girls MSC Coyotes Green (MD) Gaitersburg, Md. Austin Hanzlik Under-16 Boys GFA 92 Blue (VA) Warrenton, Va. Annalyn Kumar Under-13 Girls Sting (N-TX) Dallas, Texas Elia Louis Under-16 Boys Synergy United (VT) Essex Junction, Vt. Tim Mulgrew Under-16 Boys GFA 92 Blue (VA) Sterling, Va. Brandon Perez Under-16 Boys Dallas Texans 93 Red (N-TX) Dallas, Texas Jon-Paul Perez Under-17 Boys Dallas Texans-Houston (S-TX) Houston, Texas Jacob Risser Under-8 Boys Carmel United (IN) Indianapolis, Ind. For more information about the US Youth Soccer's Goal and Save of the Year awards and the US Youth Soccer adidas Workshop, visit www.USYouthSoccer.org.