The junior was one of four Big 12 student-athletes selected to the MAC Hermann Watch List in August.
Franch played in 20 of the Cowgirls' 26 matches, posting a 16-2-2 record. The Salina, Kan.-native helped Oklahoma State to a Big 12 regular season championship, an NCAA Elite Eight appearance and a school-record 22-2-2 overall mark.
She ranked second in the nation in goals-against average, allowing only seven for a .35 average per contest. She tallied a .920 save percentage; good for second in the nation en route to being named an All-Big 12 performer for the third time in her career.
Head coaches of NCAA Division I programs with current membership in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) will vote to determine the 2011 MAC Hermann Trophy recipient.
Three finalists for the award will be announced on Friday, Dec. 9. They will be invited to the Missouri Athletic Club in St. Louis for a news conference on Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, where the winner will be announced. A dinner and formal presentation of the award will follow the news conference that evening.