Men's Soccer
Dylan Asher - Men's Soccer - University of Kentucky Athletics 2


  • height 5-10
  • Weight 165
  • class Senior
  • High school Richardson, LV Berkner

* NCAA’s Top freshmen listing
* 2010 Freshman All-America (third-team)
* 2010 NSCAA All-Midwest Region (third-team)
* 2010 All-Conference USA (second-team)
* 2010 Freshman All-Conference USA
* 2011 All-Conference USA (second-team)

Standout defender earned second-team All-Conference USA honors for the second consecutive year … Started 11 games and played in 13, while battling injuries in the middle of the season … Totaled the first three assists of his career, including a two-assist game in UK’s win over No. 9 Michigan … Notched an assist in UK’s 2-2 season-ending tie at No. 25 South Carolina … A defender by nature, injuries pushed him into the midfield at times, showing attacking instincts and tremendous in-game instincts … Suffered an injury in the win over Wright State, forcing him out of action until playing limited minutes at No. 3 Creighton and vs. Evansville … After returning from injury, started the final eight games of the year … Went the distance in games against Dayton, Michigan, FIU, Marshall, UAB, Tulsa, Memphis, SMU and South Carolina … Fired a season-high two shots in the game at South Carolina, logging 110 minutes.

Started all 19 games of the season, helping anchor the defensive backline … Became the second player in program history to earn freshman all-America accolades, joining UK teammate Matt Lodge (2009) … Also earned second-team All-Conference USA and Freshman All-Conference USA accolades … Played a team-leading 1767 minutes out of the 1813 total minutes for UK in 2011 … Also saw some time in the midfield with UK battling injuries … Fired 14 total shots, including five on target … In a shift to the midfield for a game vs. Memphis, fired a career-high and team-leading four shots, including one on target.

Lettered for four years at Lloyd V. Berkner and coach Juan Beracochea … Totaled 37 career goals and 16 career assists … Was named captain and team MVP as a senior … Named offensive MPV from 2008-10 … Earned all-district honors for three final high school seasons … As a freshman, was named newcomer of the year … Also played for Solar Soccer Club and coach Kevin Smith, the same club team as UK sophomore defender Ryan Costen … Led club team to the state cup championship in 2007 and 2008 … Played football as a freshman in high school.

Full name is Dylan James Asher … Son of Tonie Asher … Born Oct. 21, 1991 in Carrollton, Texas … Has four sisters, Angela (36), Melissa (33), Joyce (31) and Lindsey (26).

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