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UNH soccer player Josh Bauer, of Bedford, shown in action last season.

Junior Josh Bauer and seniors Antonio Colacci and Jack Doherty of the UNH soccer team have been named to the 2019 Missouri Athletic Club (MAC) Hermann Trophy Award Watch List.

The trophy is awarded annually to the nation’s top male and female college soccer players. UNH tied with Kentucky for the second-most selections on the watch list.

Bauer, of Bedford, was a second team All-American selection last season. He was also the ECAC Defensive Player of the Year and the America East Defensive Player of the Year.

Colacci, of Bradenton, Fla., was a first team All-Northeast Region pick in 2018. He led UNH with five goals and 13 points.

Doherty, of Meriden, earned first team All-Northeast Region. He had three goals and led the team with four assists.

UNH opens Thursday, Aug. 29 when it hosts Boston University at Wildcat Stadium. The ‘Cats went 12-4-2 last season, winning their first-ever AE Tournament title, and qualified for the NCAA Tournament for a second straight year.