#10 Dillon Powers
Two-time team MVP … captained the Fighting Irish during his junior and senior seasons … played in 78 career games, including 64 starts, in the central midfield … 42 points on 10 goals and 22 assists … earned National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-America First Team accolades as a senior … three-time all-BIG EAST honoree … two-time all-region … four monograms … NSCAA Scholar All-American … a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … concluded his career by playing in 73 straight games, including 60 consecutive starts … the only five matches he missed during his career occurred his freshman season when he was competing with the United States Under-20 National Team at the U-20 World Cup in Egypt … selected by the Colorado Rapids in the first round (11th overall pick) of the 2013 MLS SuperDraft.
AS A SENIOR (2012): Selected as the Notre Dame Monogram Club Team MVP for the second straight season … served as a team captain for the second consecutive year … started all 22 matches in the central midfield and posted career-high totals in goals (5), assists (9) and points (19) … tied for 20th nationally in assists … the nine assists were a team-high total, while the point tally ranked second on the Irish squad … three game-winning goals … NSCAA All-America First Team … All-BIG EAST First Team … All-Great Lakes Region First Team … Senior CLASS Award finalist … a semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy … played 2,011 of a possible 2,044 minutes on the field … assisted on the game winner in a 1-0 season-opening victory over Duke … tallied the game winner in the 43rd minute of a 2-1 victory over Clemson that clinched the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic title for the Irish … named to the IU Classic All-Tournament Team … put Notre Dame up 2-1 in the 64th minute of a 3-1 besting of #4 Akron that sealed the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament title for the Fighting Irish … selected to the Berticelli All-Tournament Team … assisted on the golden goal in a 1-0 double-overtime victory at Michigan that upped Notre Dame[apos]s season-opening win streak to seven games … had the assist on the game winner in the 1-0 victory at #10 Indiana … put the Irish on the board in the 49th minute of a 2-1 setback at #8 Connecticut … assisted on the team[apos]s fourth goal and scored the sixth goal in a 7-1 win over Pittsburgh … the three points against the Panthers matched a career-high total … assisted on the final tally in a 6-1 victory at Seton Hall … had the assist on the second Fighting Irish goal in a 3-0 besting of Providence … scored the game[apos]s lone goal in the 11th minute of a 1-0 triumph of #8 Connecticut in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship … had an assist on the golden goal in the 3-2 double-overtime victory over #6 Georgetown in the final of the BIG EAST Championship … selected to the BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament Team … assisted on Notre Dame[apos]s first two scores in a 3-0 win over Michigan State in the second round of the NCAA Championship … named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week and the TopDrawerSoccer.com National Team of the Week for his performance against the Spartans … earned his fourth monogram with the Irish.
AS A JUNIOR (2011): Started all 18 matches and notched six points on one goal and four assists … served as a team captain … Notre Dame Monogram Club Team MVP … All-BIG EAST Second Team and All-Great Lakes Region Second Team … named to the NSCAA Scholar All-America second team … BIG EAST Academic All-Star … scored Notre Dame[apos]s third goal (64[apos]) in a 4-1 win over Dayton at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic … selected to the all-tournament teams for the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic and the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament … assisted on Notre Dame[apos]s second goal in a 2-1 win over Bucknell in the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament … collected an assist in the lone tally in a 1-0 victory at Michigan State … assisted on the first goal in a 3-0 win at Georgetown … had an assist on third Irish goal in 3-1 win at Pittsburgh … earned his third monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010): Started all 20 matches … his four goals ranked second among all Irish players, while he ranked in a tie for second on the team with 12 points … his four assists were tied for third on the team … selected to the all-BIG EAST second team … assisted on Notre Dame[apos]s first goal in a 2-0 win over Drake in the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament … tallied a career-high three points on one goal and one assist in a 5-1 win over Cal Poly that clinched the Berticelli Tournament title for the Irish … netted Notre Dame[apos]s second goal (57[apos]) and assisted on the final Irish tally against the Mustangs … named to the Berticelli all-tournament team … assisted on Notre Dame[apos]s first goal in a 2-1 triumph of Providence … collected an assist in a 2-1 setback at West Virginia … put the Irish on the board in the third minute in a 4-1 besting of Marquette … deposited Notre Dame[apos]s third goal (76[apos]) in a 3-0 win over Georgetown … named to the BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament Team … netted the equalizer in the 74th minute against Dartmouth in the second round of the NCAA Championship, yet the Irish fell in overtime, 2-1 … a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … collected his second monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009): A valuable contributor to the squad during his rookie campaign … named to the BIG EAST All-Rookie Team … played in 18 games, including four starts … registered five points on five assists … assisted on Notre Dame[apos]s final goal in a 5-0 triumph of Michigan in the season opener … missed five games during the early portion of the season as he was competing with the United States Under-20 National Team at the U-20 World Cup in Egypt … played in two of the three U.S. matches at the World Cup … started the opening game, a 3-0 loss to Germany, and played the entire first half … in a 4-1 win over Cameroon, he entered the match in the 73rd minute and played the remainder of the contest … returned to the Fighting Irish in the 2-0 win at Marquette … assisted on Bright Dike[apos]s golden goal in a 1-0 overtime victory at Providence … also assisted on Dike[apos]s golden goal in a 2-1 overtime besting of Connecticut … collected an assist on the equalizer in the 83rd minute in a 2-2 tie with USF during the BIG EAST Championship quarterfinals (ND advanced in penalty kicks) … assisted on the game[apos]s first goal in the 2-1 win over Green Bay in the first round of the NCAA Championship … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a monogram.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Named the 2008-09 Gatorade National Boys Soccer Player of the Year … named the 2008-09 U.S. Soccer Development Academy Co-Player of the Year … member of the U.S. U-18 national team … 2010 Milk Cup Champion with U.S. Under-20 squad … named Milk Cup MVP as he helped U.S. to perfect 3-0 record … member of the United States U-20 National Team that played at the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Egypt … a 2008 NSCAA All-American … an adidas ESP attendant … ranked as the No. 7 prospect on TopDrawerSoccer.com[apos]s 2009 Top 100 Men[apos]s recruits … U-17 national champion with Andromeda SC … played with the U.S. Youth Soccer ODP All-Star 91s at the 2007 Disney Showcase … ODP state team (Region III) since 2003 … ODP regional team (Region III) since 2004 … 2007 sophomore of the year in District 9-5A … 2008 9-5A all-district first team … played with Notre Dame teammate Grant Van De Casteele on Andromeda FC … son of Michael and Paula Powers … a member of Notre Dame[apos]s Rosenthal Leadership Academy … graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in political science and peace studies … finished with a 3.426 cumulative GPA.
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