Grand Valley State College’s Tyler Bradfield is a finalist for considered one of school soccer’s most prestigious awards.
The senior linebacker from Rockford is considered one of 12 finalists up for the William V. Campbell Trophy, which is awarded yearly to the participant who excels not solely on the soccer discipline however the classroom, too. Management expertise are also should.
Every finalist will obtain an $18,000 postgraduate scholarship. That scholarship will improve to $25,000 for the winner. This marks the thirty first 12 months that the trophy has been awarded.
Bradfield was named to the American Soccer Coaches Affiliation All State Good Works group earlier this fall. Bradfield, who’s a finance scholar, has a 3.99 grade level common. Bradfield earned First Group Educational All-America honors in 2019 and Second Group accolades in 2018.
A 2019 group captain and the GVSU Ability Defensive Participant of the 12 months, Bradfield was a second group all-conference choice after ending second on the group and eighth within the GLIAC in whole tackles with 81 stops. He had 10 or extra tackles 3 times final 12 months, together with a season-high 14 tackles vs. Ashland.
Bradfield acquired first group all-conference as a sophomore and was named to the 2018 D2 Convention Commissioner’s Second Group All-Tremendous Area 3. He led the Lakers and completed fourth within the GLIAC with 88 tackles whereas guiding the Lakers to the Division II playoffs and a No. 8 last rating. Bradfield has amassed 214 profession tackles, together with 21.5 tackles for loss and 7 sacks.
A member of the GVSU Soccer Management Group, Bradfield is lively off the sphere and was chosen to the 2020 AFCA Good Works Group. For the final 4 years, he has participated in a three-day service journey on the services of Timberwolf Younger Life Camp every spring. A 3-year member of the GVSU Scholar-Athlete Advisory Committee, Bradfield has helped the group increase $10,000 annually for Make-a-Want.
He additionally volunteers at GVUS summer time and winter youth soccer camps, participates in quite a few visits to a faculty for mentally disabled youngsters and has made a number of visits to Allendale Elementary Faculty for morning greetings and studying days.
Right here is the checklist of finalists:
Linebacker Tyler Bradfield, Grand Valley State
Quarterback Sam Ehlinger, College of Texas
Linebacker Jack Gibbens, Abilene Christian
Operating again Ezra Grey, Alabama State
Defensive finish Tyriq Harris, Charlotte
Offensive sort out Drew Himmelman, Illinois State
Offensive lineman Tyler Howerton, Hampden-Sydney (Virginia)
Defensive again Kekaula Kaniho, Boise State
Offensive lineman Brandon Kennedy, Tennessee
Cornerback Cameron Kinley, Navy
Defensive again Elijah Molden, Washington
Quarterback Brady White, Memphis
Right here is the checklist of previous winners:
1990 – Chris Howard (Air Power)
1991 – Brad Culpepper (Florida)
1992 – Jim Hansen (Colorado)
1993 – Thomas Burns (Virginia)
1994 – Rob Zatechka (Nebraska)
1995 – Bobby Hoying (Ohio State)
1996 – Danny Wuerffel (Florida)
1997 – Peyton Manning (Tennessee)
1998 – Matt Stinchcomb (Georgia)
1999 – Chad Pennington (Marshall)
2000 – Kyle Vanden Bosch (Nebraska)
2001 – Joaquin Gonzalez (Miami [FL])
2002 – Brandon Roberts (Washington U. in St. Louis [MO])
2003 – Craig Krenzel (Ohio State)
2004 – Michael Munoz (Tennessee)
2005 – Rudy Niswanger (LSU)
2006 – Brian Leonard (Rutgers)
2007 – Dallas Griffin (Texas)
2008 – Alex Mack (California)
2009 – Tim Tebow (Florida)
2010 – Sam Acho (Texas)
2011 – Andrew Rodriguez (Military West Level)
2012 – Barrett Jones (Alabama)
2013 – John Urschel (Penn State)
2014 – David Helton (Duke)
2015 – Ty Darlington (Oklahoma)
2016 – Zach Terrell (Western Michigan)
2017 – Micah Kiser (Virginia)
2018 – Christian Wilkins (Clemson)
2019 – Justin Herbert (Oregon)