CONWAY, SC Coastal Carolina University senior forward Mario Benjamin and junior defender Tyler Hughes have been selected by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America to the NCAA All-South Division I Team.
Benjamin (Atlanta, Georgia) was named Second Team All-South Division I after a senior season that saw the forward post 10 goals and five assists for 25 points. The 1999 Big South Conference Player of the Year was also selected to his second straight Big South All-Conference First Team.
Hughes (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada) was named Third Team All-South Division I after leading the Chanticleers defense for the third consecutive season. He is a three-time Big South All-Conference First Team selection and was named to the 2000 Big South All-Academic Team.