Hempstead, N.Y. - Hofstra seniors Salma Tarik (Bellmore, N.Y./Rosamond) and Tiffany Yovino (Holtsville, N.Y./Sachem East) were among the 38 players nominated for the Soccer News Net Women's Soccer Player of the Year.

Fan voting accounts for 40 percent of the award. You can vote for the Player of the Year honor through Dec. 15 by going to the following link:


Capsules of the 38 finalists can be viewed at the following link:

http://www.bigapplesoccer.com/college/college2.php?article_id=26001

The 38 finalists were chosen by the six sites in the Soccer News Net network, with Tarik and Yovino both earning nominations from Big Apple Soccer. Tarik was nominated for the second year in a row after scoring 10 goals as a junior and 12 as a senior this fall, finishing third on the Pride's career list with 28 despite only playing three seasons. Yovino earned her first nomination after scoring 12 goals as well this fall, and earning the CAA Player of the Year honor.

The voting closes on Dec. 15, with the national and regional winners announced in January.