Here is a season recap of former Wake Forest soccer players in the MLS
Tracy won the MAC Hermann Trophy in 2008
Deacon midfielder is one of 34 players named to the preseason watch list
In 2008: Won the 2008 M.A.C. Hermann Trophy, becoming the first Wake Forest player to win the prestigious award ... Finished the season with 13 goals and 10 assists, one of just two players to finish the year with double-digit totals in goals and assists ... Earned All-ACC First Team honors and was also named a first team All-American by Top Drawer Soccer, the NSCAA, College Soccer News and Soccer America ... Opened the season strong, scoring one goal in the first six games of the year ... Named Co-ACC Player of the Week and College Soccer News National Player of the Week after performance at the Carolina Nike Classic ... Had a goal and an assist in victory at No. 2 Maryland (9/26) ... Scored two goals in win at NC State (10/11) ... Assisted on Cody Arnoux's game-winning goal against William & Mary in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... Scored a goal in final career home game against USF (12/6) ... Signed contract with Aalborg of Danish League.
In 2007: All-ACC Second Team ... College Cup Most Outstanding Offensive Player ... NCAA College Cup All-Tournament Team ... One of seven Demon Deacons to play in all 26 games during the 2007 season ... Landed the game-winning goal over Louisville in the 78th minute on 9/15 ... Scored back-to-back goals against Coastal Carolina Oct. 23 in addition to assisting Lyle Adams in the game-winner ... Posted four goals through three consecutive games (UNC Greensboro, Duke, Coastal Carolina) ... Netted a goal in the opening round of the ACC Tournament (vs. Clemson, Nov. 14) ... Had the golden goal in the last minute of over time in the ACC Tournament semifinals against North Carolina (Nov. 16) ... Assisted in Austin da Luz's game-winning overtime goal over Notre Dame in the fourth round of the NCAA Tournament (Dec. 8) ... Scored both goals in opening College Cup game vs. Virginia Tech on Dec. 14 ... Posted tying goal in the NCAA Championship Final vs. Ohio State (Dec. 16) ... Finished season with 11 goals and nine assists.
In 2006: Played in 22 games with 15 starts ... Tied Schilawski with six goals and four assists (16 points), the most for any returning 2007 WFU player ... Earned first career start vs. Penn State (Sept. 1) ... Registered first goal of 2006 in ACC opener vs. Duke (Sept. 8) ... Scored game-winning goal vs. Davidson (Sept. 20) ... Named to ESPN The Magazine's Academic All-District III team ... Notched two goals and two assists in NCAA tournament opener vs. Hofstra (Nov. 15) ... Tied WFU NCAA tourney single game assist record at 2 vs. Hofstra (Nov. 15) ... Went from playing in just five matches to starting in 15 contests despite battling injury throughout the season.
In 2005: Saw limited game time due to injury ... Played in just five games ... Recorded four shots.
Prep: Named a NSCAA/adidas All-American in 2004 and named a first team All-American by StudentSportsSoccer.com ... Earned four letters at Newtown HS for head coach Brian Neumeyer ... Named the 2004 Connecticut Player of the Year ... Served as team captain in 2003 and 2004 ... Finished as the school's all-time leading goal scorer with 100 career tallies ... Helped Newtown HS to the Connecticut High School State Championship ... Ranked as high as 12th nationally by the NSCAA ... Led all of Connecticut in goals in 2003 and 2004 ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Played club soccer for Beachside of Connecticut ... Captured the 2003 and 2004 Open Cup State Championship ... Brother, Ryan, played soccer at Pennsylvania.
Personal: An economics major ... Chose Wake Forest over Duke, Maryland, UConn and Notre Dame ... Born Oct. 2, 1986 in Chestnut Hill, Pa. ... The son of Donald & Marguerite Tracy.