Ngwenya, a junior from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, who was also named Big South Player of the Year, currently leads the nation in goals scored with 27 and in points with 63. This season, Ngwenya broke the CCU school single season records for goals scored and points. Ngwenya is the second player from Coastal to be named All-American, Guy Norcott, was named to the third team in 1992.
The NSCAA/Adidas All-America teams are determined through voting by NSCAA member coaches from across the nation. The teams will be honored at the NSCAA/Adidas All-America Luncheon, to be held Saturday, Jan. 18, as part of the 2003 NSCAA Convention in Kansas City, Mo.
2002 NSCAA/Adidas Mens NCAA Division I All-America Team
Position, Name, Year, School, Hometown
G, Doug Warren, Sr., Clemson, Hoffman Estates, Ill.
D, Todd Dunivant, Sr., Stanford, Wheat Ridge, Colo.
D, John Swann, Sr., Indiana, Brownsburg, Ind.
D, Chris Wingert, So., St. John's, Babylon, N.Y.
M, Ricardo Clark, So., Furman, Jonesboro, Ga.
M, Sumed Ibrahim, Jr., Maryland, Prospect, Ky.
M, Andres Murriagui, Sr., Loyola-Marymount, Laguna Hills, Calif.
M, Diego Walsh*, Sr., SMU, Miami, Fla.
F, Alecko Eskandarian*, Jr., Virginia, Montvale, N.J.
F, Pat Noonan**, Sr., Indiana, Ballwin, Mo.
F, Tim Pierce, Sr., UCLA, Dana Point, Calif.
F, Mike Tranchilla, Sr., Creighton, Barnhart, Mo.
G, William Hesmer, Jr., Wake Forest, Wilson, N.C.
D, Chad Dombrowski, Sr., Wisc.-Milwaukee, Halas Corners, Wis.
D, Kevin Friedland, Sr., SMU, Irvine, Calif.
D, Tim Regan, Sr., Bradley, Orland Hills, Ill.
D, Shavar Thomas, So., Connecticut, Tolland, Conn.
M, Clint Dempsey, So., Furman, Nacogdoches, Texas
M, Chris Goos, Sr., UNC-Greensboro, Houston, Texas
M, Ned Grabavoy, So., Indiana, New Lenox, Ill.
F, Ryan Coiner, Sr., San Diego, Aliso Viejo, Calif.
F, Joseph Ngwenya, Jr., Coastal Carolina, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
F, Damani Ralph, Sr., Connecticut, Tolland, Conn.
F, Dimelon Westfield, Sr., Clemson, Clemson, S.C.
G, Matt Haefner, Jr., Pennsylvania, Amherst, N.Y.
D, Guy Abrahamson, Sr., Rutgers, Essex Falls, N.J.
D, Brent Jacquette, Sr., Penn State, Wallingford, Pa.
D, Guy Melamed, So., Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Mass.
M, Kevin Ara, Jr., Harvard, Upland, Calif.
M, Brian Carroll, Jr., Wake Forest, Springfield, Va.
M, Scott Buete, Jr., Maryland, Bowie, Md.
F, Rob Friend, Sr., UC-Santa Barbara, Kelowna, British Columbia
F, Antou Jallow, So., Wisc.-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wis.
F, Nate Jaqua*, Jr., Portland, Eugene, Ore.
F, Roger Levesque*, Sr., Stanford, Portland, Maine
F, Arturo Torres, Sr., Loyola-Marymount, Wilmington, Calif.
* Indicates previous selection