The Dark Clouds hosted their 14th Annual End of the Year Awards and Charity Auction Tuesday October 24th at Lake Monster Brewing, as they have done in previous years they handed awards to MNUFC players and Dark Clouds fans in a fun and unique atmosphere while hosting a charity auction of donated items to benefit our partners, The Sanneh Foundation. 

This years awards were bestowed upon:

  • MNUFC Player of the Year: Bobby Shuttleworth
  • MNUFC Newcomer of the Year: Jerome Thiesson
  • Jackass of the Year: Jim Oliver
  • Tom Donovan Award (Traveler of the Year): Andrew Lovgren
  • Buzz Lagos Lifetime Achievement Award: Brian Quarstad
  • Iron Skillet Award: Ben Krouse-Gagne and Phil Cross

As a result of the charity auction component of the evening, Dark Clouds and fellow Minnesota soccer supporters raised a total of $2,845 for the Sanneh Foundation.

The Dark Clouds plan to partner again with the Sanneh Foundation on a trip to Haiti this winter. If you are interested in joining, donating or otherwise participating, please email

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