Brunswick, Ga. – Several College of Coastal Georgia men's tennis players were honored by the Southern States Athletic Conference on Thursday prior to the start of the conference tournament in Mobile.

Three Coastal Georgia players were named to the all-conference team which was voted on the league coaches. Those players were Rhan Burton, Josh Banks and Kenta Naka.

Also for the Mariners, Bautista Chiaradia and Adrian Farina were named to the All-Freshman team.

Coastal Georgia's Ben Dolan and Burton were also recognized as members of the SSAC All-Academic Team while Nathan Kimmel was honored as the team's Champions of Character Award recipient.

The third-seeded Mariners opened play in the league tournament with a 5-2 win over sixth-seeded Martin Methodist. The Mariners move into the Friday semifinals to face Mobile.