|Jones Earns All-State Honors|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Tuesday, 03 December 2013 08:31|
Lenoir-Rhyne University's Ben Jones has been named to the 2013 NCCSIA College Division All-State Men's Soccer First Team. NCCSIA is the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association.
Jones, a junior midfielder from Dagenham, England, led the Bears in goals scored (10) and total points (21) this season as Lenoir-Rhyne finished with a 9-8-1 record.
Jones was also named to the 2013 All-South Atlantic Conference Men's Soccer Second Team and was first on the team in total shots (97) and shots on goal (48) this fall. Jones tallied two match-winning goals as well on the season.
Founded in 2002, The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) is comprised of sports information professionals from NCAA Division I, II, III, NAIA and independent institutions from the state of North Carolina.
The purpose of the organization is to promote collegiate athletics at all schools. Membership is open to anyone affiliated with a college, university or conference located in North Carolina, and whose area of responsibility lies within sports information.
NCCSSIA selects all-state teams in the University (Division I) and College (Division II, III, NAIA) divisions for men's and women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, volleyball, softball and baseball.
North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association
2013 College Division All-State Men's Soccer Teams
GK - Montrell Morgan, Jr., Queens, Charlotte, N.C.
D - Jonathan Onyeaka#$, Fr., Queens, Solihull, England
D - Gui Andrade#$, Sr., Wingate, Sao Paulo, Brazil
D - Victor Tozelli#, Sr., Wingate, Sao Paulo, Brazil
MF - Erik Pajunk, Sr., Barton, Rio de Janerio, Brazil
MF - Thiago Andrade, Sr., Queens, Salvador, Brazil
MF - Ben Jones, Jr., Lenoir-Rhyne, Dagenham, England
MF - Shaun Gadsby, So., Wingate, Newcastle, England
F - Dante De Luca#, Jr., Barton, Rio de Janiero, Brazil
F - Ertick Suarez, So., Queens, Mexico City, Mexico
F - Jordan Wright, Fr., Lees-McRae, West Lothian, Scotland
GK - Ryan Hanson#, Sr., UNC Pembroke, Cary, N.C.
D - Payne Clark, Sr., UNC Pembroke, Apex, N.C.
D - James Casserly#, So., UNC Pembroke, Galway, Ireland
D - Marvyn Rieger, Fr., Lees-McRae, Frankfurt, Germany
MF - Rico Laitinen, So., UNC Pembroke, Lahti, Finland
MF - Yannick Fischbach, Sr., Queens, Dusseldorf, Germany
MF - Felipe Ferraro#, Sr., Mars Hill, Sao Paulo, Brazil
MF - Kenny Bonilla, So., Catawba, Salisbury, N.C.
F - Declan Stimson, Fr., Catawba, Adalaide, Australia
F - Sam Miles#%, Jr., UNC Pembroke, Christchurch, New Zealand
F - Peron Da Silva, Jr., Wingate, Sao Paulo, Brazil
& - Named to 2012 All-State Team
% - Named to the 2011 All-State Team
$ - Named to the 2010 All-State Team
Photo Courtesy: Ben Jones, L-R Athletics
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