2017 MLS Awards Ballot - GENERIC

Award season is fast approaching in MLS.


Players, technical staffers (technical directors, GMs and coaches) and a select group of national and regional media will begin voting for each of the awards on Tuesday, October 17.


Each voting group, representing one-third of the total vote, will have until Monday, October 23 at 5 pm ET to submit their votes.


Below is the list of 33 players named to the ballot for the 2017 Defender of the Year award. All players on the Defender of the Year ballot are nominated by their respective club, with a maximum of two nominations permitted per team.


Complete ballots for the other awards will be released over the coming days. Finalists (three per award) will be announced on Tuesday, October 31.



2017 Defender of the Year Award Ballot

Club
Player
Pos
ATL
GONZALEZ PIREZ, Leandro
D
ATL
PARKHURST, Michael
D
CHI
KAPPELHOF, Johan
D
COL
FORD, Kortne
D
COL
MILLER, Eric
D
CLB
MENSAH, Jonathan
D
CLB
WILLIAMS, Josh
D
DC
DELEON, Nick
D
DC
OPARE, Kofi
D
DAL
FIGUEROA, Maynor
D
HOU
LEONARDO
D
HOU
MACHADO, Adolfo
D
MIN
CALVO, Francisco
D
MIN
KALLMAN, Brent
D
NE
DELAMEA, Antonio
D
NYC
CALLENS, Alexander
D
NYC
CHANOT, Maxime
D
NY
LAWRENCE, Kemar
D
NY
LONG, Aaron
D
ORL
SPECTOR, Jonathan
D
ORL
SUTTER, Scott
D
PHI
ELLIOTT, Jack
D
RSL
GLAD, Justen
D
SJ
JUNGWIRTH, Florian
D
SJ
LIMA, Nick
D
SEA
JONES, Joevin
D
SEA
MARSHALL, Chad
D
SKC
BESLER, Matt
D
SKC
OPARA, Ike
D
TOR
MAVINGA, Chris
D
TOR
MORROW, Justin
D
VAN
PARKER, Tim
D
VAN
WASTON, Kendall
D