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29 November 10:21 am

A year after finishing as the runner-up for the MLS MVP award, Dynamo midfielder Brad Davis finished fourth in this year's voting. San Jose Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski won the league's top honor in a landslide, garnering a combined percentage of 259.07% of the votes. That number is out of 300% when you add the percentage of votes that came from the clubs, players and media. Davis finished behind Red Bulls striker Thierry Henry and Sporting KC midfielder Graham Zusi.

PLAYER % Club Votes % Media Votes % Player Votes WEIGHTED TOTAL
1. Chris Wondolowski (SJ) 91.23 96.97 70.83 259.03
2. Thierry Henry (NY) 0 3.03 11.46 14.49
3. Graham Zusi (SKC) 3.51 0 3.13 6.64
4. Brad Davis (HOU) 3.51 0 0 3.51


28 November 11:29 am

He only joined the team in June, but that didn't stop Boniek Garcia from having a huge impact on the Houston Dynamo. Garcia was rewarded for his play Tuesday night, when he was named the 2012 Houston Dynamo Newcomer of the Year as well as the 2012 Houston Dynamo Player's MVP. The Players' MVP award was created this year to honor the Dynamo player who had the biggest impact on his club, as voted on by his teammates.

Although Garcia was not a finalist for any league-wide awards, he is s semifinals for's Latino del Año. Click here to vote for Garcia!

28 November 11:21 am

For the third time in five seasons, Bobby Boswell was voted the Houston Dynamo Defender of the Year but the media. Boswell helped the Dynamo record 12 shutouts while playing in 33 regular season games, a high for Dynamo field players. The veteran center back helped stabilize a backline that saw the transfer of U.S. men's national team center back Geoff Cameron to Stoke City in the summer. Although Boswell has been a rock for Houston all season, he will be most remembered for this play against D.C. United:

28 November 10:48 am

It's been a breakout season for Will Bruin. The second year striker from Indiana University scored 12 goals in the regular season and has added four more in the MLS Cup Playoffs.

Bruin's success continued Tuesday night, when he took home three awards at Dynamo Celebration 2012. Bruin took home the Budweiser Golden Boot after leading the team in goals during the regular season. He won the MLS W.O.R.K.S. Humanitarian of the Year award for his work with the Bald is Beautiful campaign and capped the night with the Houston Dynamo Young Player of the Year award.