News from RPI Athletics
Dillon Ashong of Pleasant Valley Named All-League in Soccer
TROY, NY (11/12/2019)– The Liberty League has announced its year-end award winners from men’s soccer and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athlete Dillon Ashong of Pleasant Valley and Arlington High School is among those to have earned the honor.
A senior back and forward who was named an Honorable Mention, Ashong has started all 19 games for the Engineers this season, scoring one goal for two points. Averaging 80.9 minutes per match, he nine shots (2 on goal) with one game-winning tally and one penalty kick goal.
The No. 12/15 Engineers are currently 14-2-3 overall and are preparing the host the opening two rounds of the NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Tournament this weekend at East Campus Stadium. RPI opens with Eastern Nazarene on Saturday (1pm).
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