UND Roster

2007-08 Men's Soccer Roster

#3 Andrew Benton


Height 6'1''
Weight 180 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Marietta, GA
High School Kell

A solid contributor to the backline • acandidate to start as a central defender •had a good 2007 spring season • a toughplayer • possesses good feet and is verygood in the air • has appeared in 11 careergames, making two starts • a two-timemonogram winner and BIG EAST AcademicAll-Star.

AS A JUNIOR: Played in four contests •missed the first five contests due to aninjury • logged 42 minutes on the field •made season debut by coming off the benchin a 3-0 win against DePaul on Sept. 10 •also played in wins over Marquette (4-0),Georgetown (4-1) and Michigan State (3-0) •named to the 2006-07 BIG EAST AcademicAll-Star Team • earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in sevengames, starting two • helped the FightingIrish post shutouts against Saint Louis (1-0),Syracuse (1-0) and Seton Hall (4-0) • firstcareer start came against Cincinnati • alsomade a start in the regular season tiltagainst St. John[apos]s • saw time in NotreDame[apos]s 1-0 loss to Clemson in the thirdround of the NCAA Tournament •attempted one shot • named to the 2005-06BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team • won amonogram.

AS A FRESHMAN: Did not see gameaction during the 2004 season.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONALDATA: Missed final prep campaign due toinjury, but was nominated for that year[apos]shigh school all-star game • all-state, all-cityand all-conference honoree as a junior • atwo-time team captain, also earned teamMVP honors as a junior • holds schoolrecord for goals in a season and goals in agame with 30 and five, respectively • sixyearmember of the United Quest Red 84club team, which he led to state titles in2000 and [apos]03 • also guided United Quest toregion Premier League titles in [apos]00 and [apos]03 •ranks as the club[apos]s all-time leader in assists• six-year captain of the Georgia stateOlympic Developmental Program (ODP)team, and a five-year member of the RegionIII ODP squad • toured France and Spainwith the Region III ODP team, and led theclub in scoring with eight goals in the trip[apos]sfour games • two-year letterman inbasketball • garnered all-state, all-city, allconferenceand team MVP selections as asophomore • participated in Fellowship ofChristian Athletes and National ChristianHonor Society in high school • youngest ofthree children • born October 23, 1985 •son of John and Diane Benton • enrolled inthe College of Arts and Letters as aneconomics and computer applicationsmajor with a 3.041 cumulative GPA.

Benton[apos]s Career Statistics

Year GP-GS Sh G A Pts GW
2004 DNP
2005 7-2 1 0 0 0 0
2006 4-0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 11-2 1 0 0 0 0