Central Florida got a goal from Omar Vallejo in the 40th minute and a clean sheet from Sebastian Evers to post a 1-0 win over Kentucky men's soccer, on a cold and rainy Wednesday night at the UK Soccer Complex.
* TopDrawerSoccer.com NCAA's Top freshmen listing * 2010 CollegeSoccerNews.com 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)
2011 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.
2010 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.
Pre-College 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.
Personal 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).