#27  -  Bennett Atherton Yort
Points: 1 Cautions: 1
  Sat, 1/16/10   Concorde Fire U-15/16 Yellow Card - Unsporting Behavior

Nationality: United States
Address: 14220 Plantation Park Blvd #1327
Charlotte, NC 28277
  Citizenship Information
Country of Citizenship:USA
  Academic Information
High School:South Mecklenburg High School          Grad. Year:  2012
College Commitment:Furman University
GPA: 4.79/4.0          SAT/ACT:  2130

National Team/Region Team

U15 Boys National Pool, 2008-2009

  • Chicago camp, July 2008

U15 Region III Team, 2009

  • Invited to Guadalajara, Mexico trip, March, 2009 - could not attend because of injury

U14 Boys National Team, 2007-2008

  • Pool camp, August 2007
  • Orlando camp, Thanksgiving, 2007
  • Guadalajara, Mexico camp, January 2008
  • Home Depot Center camp, May 2008

U14 Region III Team, 2008

  • Costa Rica trip, March 2008

Super Y

Super Y National Camp, February 2009

  • Invited to camp, February, 2009 could not attend because of injury

International Experience

Borussia Moenchengladbach

  • Invited to train at their facility in Moenchengladbach, Germany, June 2008
  • Invited to train again, June 2009


  • U14BNT
  • U15BNT
  • U14 Region III team
  • U15 Region III team
  • Academy Select Team member, Phoenix Showcase, December 2009
  • Trained at Borussia Moenchengladbach, June 2008 and June 2009

Club Soccer

  • 2009-2011 - Full-time Player, Charlotte Soccer Academy, U16 USSF Developmental Academy
  • 2008-2009 - Concorde Fire Elite U15; Developmental Player, Concorde Fire U16 USSF Academy
  • Topdrawersoccer.com Players to Watch List - 2012 South Atlantic Rank: 12; 2012 Top 100 Rank: 94
  • College Soccer News 2012 Rank:  134

School Sports

  • Senior 2011 - Varsity soccer, captain, starter, co-MVP, Golden Boot award, Scholar-Athlete award,  NCHSAA 4A All-Conference, All-Region, All-State, Charlotte Observer All-Observer first team
  • Junior 2010-2011 - Varsity soccer, starter, NCHSAA 4A quarterfinalist, SW 4A All-Conference Team
  • Sophomore 2009-2010 - Varsity soccer, starter, GISA final four 2009, Augusta Chronicle All-Area Second Team; Varsity swim team, GISA state champion 2010, All-State honors, GISA state record holder-200yd medley relay; Varsity golf team
  • Freshman 2008-2009 - Varsity swim team, GISA state champion 2009


South Mecklenburg High School

  • Class Rank 14/498
  • AP Scholar
  • Junior Marshal
  • Beta Club
  • National Honor Society
  • National Math Honor Society
  • National Science Honor Society
  • Key Club
  • AP Spanish V Award
  • South Mecklenburg High School Outstanding Senior

Augusta Preparatory Day School

  • National Honor Society
  • General Excellence Award for highest GPA in sophomore class
  • General Excellence Award for highest GPA in freshman class
  • Special Honors in Spanish, Math, History, English and Spanish
  • FLAIR foreign language honor society inductee for Spanish; 3rd year medal recipient
  • Excellence recognition on National Spanish Composition Contest, Level IV
  • Premier Gold Distinction on National Spanish Exam, Level II
  • Summa Cum Laude Recognition on National Latin Exam, Level I
  • Math team


  • Volunteer coach, Charlotte Soccer Academy U10 Academy
  • Volunteer for South Meck at Charlotte Panthers
  • Mentor, Augusta Prep, 2009-10 school year – mentor a lower school student during study hall one day per week
  • Augusta Arsenal Soccer Club mini-camp volunteer coach
  • Augusta Soup Kitchen volunteer
  • Golden Harvest Food Bank volunteer
  • Completed Confirmation at Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church


  • Sachin Patel, Augusta Arsenal Soccer Club, sachin@parigan.com,  (706) 231-9882
  • Jim Lynch, South Mecklenburg High School soccer coach, james.lynch@cms.k12.nc.us, (704) 519-7991
U.S. Soccer Development Academy 2008-2009 U-15/16 U-15/16
U.S. Soccer Development Academy 2010-2011 U-15/16 U-15/16
U.S. Soccer Development Academy 2010-2011 U-17/18 U-17/18
U.S. Soccer Development Academy 2011-2012 U-17/18 U-17/18
DOB 09/08/1994
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 175 lbs