Thundering Herd Falls to UCF in Season Finale
Men's Soccer to Conclude 2012 Regular Season on Saturday
Six Players Score as Herd Remains Unbeaten
Herd Has 11 Players Earn C-USA Academic Recognition
40 Marshall student-athletes held GPA's of 3.75 or higher
2011 (Redshirt): Dini redshirted during the 2011 season and did not make any appearances... C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll... C-USA Academic Medalist.
2010 (Junior): Games Played/Started: 15/10... Fought back from early season injuries to work his way back into the starting line up... Started seven of eight C-USA matches... Tallied the game-winning assist against FIU.
2009 (Sophomore): Played in 15 matches, starting 14, including all 10 Conference USA games at center back... Recorded his one goal of the season in a win at South Carolina.
2008 (Freshman): Appeared in 14 games as a freshman and started nine of those games... Tallied his first collegiate goal against Liberty... Was named to the Dean's List.
Prior to Marshall: Played four years of varsity soccer at George Rogers Clark High School under coach Greg Dyk... Scored a career best 14 goal during senior year... Named to first team all-state during senior campaign... Three time district team MVP... Honored with first team academic all-state during all four years... Played for Lexington FC Boy's 90 Premier... Participant in Midwest Regional League (3 years).
Personal: Born Aaron Joseph Dini, Dec. 12, 1989... Son of Vince and Mandy Dini... One brother Andrew (15)... Enjoys playing video games and reading Sports Illustrated... Plans to pursue a degree in Business Management.