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Dillon Ashong of Pleasant Valley Helping RPI Soccer to Record-Setting Season and NCAA Sweet 16

TROY, NY (11/19/2019)– The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men’s soccer team has set numerous program records, including wins in a season, on its way to advancing to the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 for the first time in school history, thanks to contributions from Dillon Ashong of Pleasant Valley  and Arlington High School.

To find Dillon’s online bio, which includes his statistics for this season, visit the team’s roster page at https://rpiathletics.com/sports/mens-soccer/roster. From there, click on his photo to learn more.

For the Engineers’ schedule & results, which includes a school record 15-game unbeaten streak and 10-game winning streak, visit https://rpiathletics.com/sports/mens-soccer/schedule.

And to request interviews and/or photographs, head shots or action pics of Dillon, please contact Kevin Beattie at beattk@rpi.edu or 518-276-2187.

The Engineers, who are 15-3-3, face Messiah College on Saturday afternoon at 1:30pm with the chance to advance to Sunday’s Elite 8. Amherst College is hosting the weekend action.

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