Bulletin Staff Report

††† Howard Payne Yellow Jacket soccer players Dennis Benitez and Jaime Benitez were named to the 2009 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)†Menís NCAA Division III All-West Region team earlier this week.

††† The Benitez brothers, from Carrollton,†are the first Howard Payne soccer players to be named to an all-region team in the programís four-year history.

††† Jaime Benitez, a sophomore, was named to the second team after recording nine goals, which was fourth best in the American Southwest Conference. He also finished in the top four in most offensive categories in the conference.

††† Dennis Benitez, a senior,

logged the most minutes of any Yellow Jacket this season. His leadership also helped HPU achieve its first winning season and postseason appearance in the history of the program.