Coker College’s Recinos Earns All-American Status

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Coker College men's soccer player Carlos Recinos was named to the 2012 NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division II Men's All-America third team as a midfielder.

Recinos, a senior from Houston, Texas, wrapped up an impressive career at Coker in 2012. He tallied four goals and seven assists on the season. In addition to his All-American status, Recinos is a back-to-back NSCAA All-Southeast Region first-team selection. He made this year's team as a midfielder after being named as a forward in 2011. Recinos was a Conference Carolinas all-conference selection as well, cracking the first team for the second-straight year. He was the conference player of the year in 2011.

Recinos is a physical education and sport studies major with a concentration in sport management at Coker. He is the son of Carlos and Yolanda Recinos.

Recinos is the second player from Coker to be named to the NSCAA/Continental Tire All-America team. Fernando Bedoya made the third team in 2011.

For the complete list of the 2012 NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division II Men's All-America teams, click here.

For more information, contact Chris Dougherty, manager of athletics media relations, at 843-383-8018 or cdougherty@coker.edu.

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Coker College readies undergraduates for personal and professional success through a distinctive four-year program that emphasizes a practical application of the liberal arts as well as hands-on and discussion-based learning within and beyond the classroom. Coker is ranked among the "Best Colleges" in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review. Located in Hartsville, S.C., Coker is within two hours of the cultural, financial and recreational resources of Charlotte, Columbia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach.

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