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Amadou Dia
Player Profile:
Amadou Dia 824222
Position: Midfield/Forward
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 146
Year: Senior
Hometown: Highlands Ranch, Colo.
Major: Sociology

In 2014 (Senior):

  • Played in 18 matches, starting 16 of them and playing more than 1,500 total minutes along the back line. 
  • Tallied one assist on the season and took seven total shots.
  • Selected with the 20th overall pick in the Major League Soccer SuperDraft by Sporting KC in January. 

In 2013 (Junior):

  • Started all 21 matches for the Tigers as a defender
  • Had one assist during the season
  • Assisted on the game-winning goal in the South Carolina match on September 2 as Moreno scored at the 101:36 mark in the second overtime period.
  • Has played in 52 career matches and has been a starter in 48 of those contests

In 2012 (Sophomore):

  • Played in 16 matches which included 15 starts during his sophomore season
  • Had three assists on the season
  • Recorded one assist on October 2 against UNC-Greensboro
  • Also had one assist in the Gardner-Webb match and against #1 Maryland in the Tigers' 2-2 draw with the Terrapins

In 2011 (Freshman):

  • Finished the season tied for third on the squad in scoring with nine points
  • Third on the team for most goals with four
  • Tied for the team lead for most winning goals with two
  • Played in 15 matches during his freshman season
  • Started 12 matches, tied for the second most as a freshman on the 2011 team
  • Scored the second goal in Clemson's 2-0 win over South Carolina on September 2
  • Scored the Tigers' goal in the 2-1 loss to Wake Forest on September 9 in Winston-Salem, NC
  • Scored on a header just 24 seconds into the Wake Forest match, this was the quickest goal scored to start a match in the history of Clemson men's soccer
  • Had the winning goal in the Tigers' 2-0 upset victory over 14th-ranked Boston College at Clemson on October 14
  • Scored the winning goal in the Tigers 1-0 win over Wofford in Spartanburg, SC on October 31
  • Had an assist in the Furman match on October 18, against the 23rd-ranked Paladins

Before Clemson:

  • Named the Colorado HS Player-of-the-Year
  • Named a HS All-American by the National Soccer Coaches of America
  • Member of the U-18 US Men's National Team pool and was invited to training camp in Carson, CA
  • Traveled with the U-18 National Team to the 16th Annual U-18 Lisbon Tournament in Lisbon, Portugal in May of 2010
  • Played for Real Colorado in the USSDA Academy League and was named Academy Player-of-the-Week for the week for April 19th, 2010
  • Born on June 8, 1993
  • Majoring in sociology


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