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Union Senior Named Men’s Soccer All-American, All-Region

JACKSON, Tenn. - 11/28/2007 - Union University‘s Benny Crozier has been named an NAIA honorable mentioned All-American. This is the third time in his Union career that he as received NAIA All-American honors.

In addition, Crozier, was recently named a member of the first team All-Region team from NAIA Region XI.

Crozier, 5-foot-10 senior from Glasgow, Scotland started 14 of 18 team matches for the Bulldogs this season as mid-fielder. Crozier led the bulldogs with 8 goals, 3 assists, and 19 points.

During his Union career, Crozier helped lead Union to three NAIA Region XI Tournaments, including a runner-up finish in 2005. He has been named All-American three times, All-Region three times, and All-Conference four times.

In a very tight TranSouth Conference race, Union finished tied for third in the regular season, but was in tie for first with one game left to play.


NAIA Men's Soccer All-Americans
NAIA Men's Soccer All-Region XI Team
Region XI
Name, School

Ryan Stewart, Lindsey Wilson
Tiyselani Shipalane, Lindsey Wilson
Nate Jafta, Lindsey Wilson
Gino Ray, Cumberlands
Boni Misiko, Lindsey Wilson
Anders Sullisalo, Mid-Continent
Alan O Connor, Martin Methodist
Benny Crozier, Union
Marcio Neves, Mid-Continent
Glen Fox, Lindsey Wilson
Joe Townsend, Cumberlands
Brenton Saylor, Lambuth
Luis Souza, Cumberlands
Wade Wadsworth, Lambuth
Region Player of the Year: Ryan Stewart - Lindsey Wilson
Region Coach of the Year: Joe Zakowicz - Mid-Continent

Steven Aldridge
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