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Clemson’s Brynjar Benediktsson is Named All-South by the NSCAA

Clemson’s Brynjar Benediktsson is Named All-South by the NSCAA

Dec. 11, 2011

CLEMSON, SC – Clemson men’s soccer player Brynjar Benediktsson has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-South third team as announced by the organization.

Benediktsson led the Tigers in scoring with seven goals and five assists for 19 points. He is the first freshman to lead the Tigers in scoring since Jimmy Glenn in 1990. Only four other freshmen have led Clemson in scoring in the program’s storied history.

The native of Hafnarfjordur, Iceland was named National Player-of-the-Week as well as ACC Player-of-the-Week in his one goal and one assist performance in Clemson’s victory over number-one ranked Maryland on October 28. He was also named to the All-ACC freshman team.

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