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Clemson Soccer Players Honored by the Atlantic Coast Conference

Clemson Soccer Players Honored by the Atlantic Coast Conference

Nov. 10, 2011

CLEMSON, SC – Clemson men’s soccer player Cody Mizell has been named to the All-ACC Second Team as announced by the league office Thursday afternoon.

Mizell, a goalkeeper, is the first Tiger named to the All-ACC squad since the 2008 season. Joining Mizell are Clemson’s Brynjar Benediktsson and Amadou Dia who were both named to the All-ACC Freshman Team. This is the first time that the Tigers have had two players named to the All-ACC Freshman Team.

Mizell has a 1.28 goals allowed average and has 72 saves this season. He has started 16 matches this season. Benediktsson is the Tigers’ leading scorer with seven goals and five assists for 19 points. Amadou Dia is Clemson’s third leading scorer with four goals and one assist for nine points.

The Tigers are awaiting word of a possible NCAA Tournament bid to be announced Monday afternoon. The Tigers are 8-8-1 this season and finished with a 4-4 mark in ACC play. Clemson has defeated #14 Boston College and #1 Maryland this season.

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