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Mario Vila Boa
Mario Vila Boa
Men's Soccer - Sun, Nov. 8, 2009
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BATESVILLE, Ark. -- TranSouth Conference regular-season champion and defending NAIA National Champion Bethel University took home two of the three major awards in the postseason conference honors that were announced on Saturday, Nov. 7.

Bethel's Mario Vila Boa was named TranSouth Conference Player of the Year and Wildcats' Head Coach Melvin Belong was named TranSouth Coach of the Year. Mid-Continent's freshman goalkeeper Alexis Mina and Cumberland University freshman midfielder/defender Brad Williams were named the TranSouth Co-Freshmen of the Year.

Bethel placed nine players on the all-conference team, including six first-team selections.

Player of the Year: Mario Vila Boa, Bethel University
Co-Freshmen of the Year: Brad Williams, Cumberland & Alexis Mina, Mid-Continent
Coach of the Year: Melvin Belong, Bethel University

FIRST TEAM ALL-CONFERENCE

Forwards
Mario Vila Boa, Bethel University
Tiago Reichart, Martin Methodist
Dawyne Smith, Bethel University
Ryan Engineer, Freed-Hardeman
 
Midfielders
Fernando Andrade, Martin Methodist
Wayne McCarron, Mid-Continent
Armando Orozco, Bethel University
Felix Obilo, Bethel University
 
Defenders
Russell Williams, Lyon College
Joseph Beecroft, Martin Methodist
Yue Wang, Cumberland University
Joseph Omondi, Bethel University
 
Goalkeeper
Massimo Collu-Marchese, Bethel University
Alexis Mina, Mid-Continent
 
SECOND TEAM ALL-CONFERENCE
Forwards
Andrew Gordon, Martin Methodist
Samsideen Singhateh, Bethel University
Stephen Dallas, Lyon College
Marcio Das Neves, Mid-Continent
 
Midfielders
Brad Williams, Cumberland University
Benji Bussell, Trevecca Nazarene
Erick Rosas, Bethel University
Paul Turner, Union University

 
Defenders
Adam Owczarzak, Cumberland University
Shayne Rollins, Martin Methodist
Keane Bennett, Mid-Continent University
Daniel Green, Bethel University
 
Goalkeeper
Matt Callaway, Lyon College
Hayden Coffman, Trevecca Nazarene