Wondolowski also won the Golden Boot award as the league's top goal scorer, his second such award in the past three years. His 27 goals on the 2012 season tied a single-season record and helped propel the Earthquakes to their second Supporter's Shield title in club history. The 29-year-old forward is a finalist for the league's most valuable player award, which will be announced on Thursday.
Bernardez, a defender from Honduras, is joined on the Best XI defense by Sporting Kansas City's Matt Besler and Aurelien Collin, as well as Sporting goaltender Jimmy Nielsen. The 30-year-old Bernardez is also a finalist for newcomer of the year, which is scheduled to be announced on Wednesday.
Earthquakes coach Frank Yallop is a finalist for coach of the year honors and striker Alan Gordon is a candidate for comeback player of the year.