27 Daniel Benton

SJSU: In his first season at San Jose State.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Daniel Benton played two seasons at the College of Marin in Kentfield, Calif. He was the team’s “Most Valuable Player" both years.

HIGH SCHOOL: Benton was a four-year letterwinner in soccer at El Cerrito (Calif.) High School. He was named the “Most Valuable Player” his senior season and was a first-team all-league pick. He also lettered two years in baseball.

PERSONAL: Daniel Mark Benton was born on Dec. 29, 1980, in Oakland, Calif. His parents are Pete and Joan Benton. He has a brother, Matt (24). He has not declared a major. His favorite activities include baseball, snowboarding, surfing and drawing.