9  Dustin Dawes
Dustin Dawes
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
Battle Ground Academy

Last College:
Louisville

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 165

Position:
MF

Birthdate:
02/12/1988

Experience:
1L

2009: Started all 19 games...led the Herdin goals (7) and points (16)...led Conference-USA in game-winning goals with four...scored a hat-trick in the second game of the seaon against Belmont...scored against then-ranked No. 22 Kentucky to lead MU to a 1-0 double-overtime victory...scored back-to-back game-winners with a goal at FIU to give Marshall a 2-1 win, and then connected on a PK for the Herd's scond goal of the game en route to a 4-1MU win over SMU...All Conference-USA First-Team selection...All Conference USA Tournament Team selection...Conference USA All-Academic Team selection.

2008: Led the Thundering Herd in goals (4) and points (10) in his first season at Marshall..tallied goals against Butler, Bowling Green, and C-USA foes UCF and FIU...played in all 18 matches, and started 16.

Prior to Marshall: One of two players to start in all 18 games for the Cardinals as a freshman...earned a starting position in the backline for the Cardinals...scored the game winning goal agianst Marshall...finished the year with four shots with two on goal...helped the defense to four shutouts on the season...named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll in the spring...played four years for Battle Ground Academy...earned all-state, all-midstate, all-region, and all-county honors his junior and senior seasons...also earned all-county honors his sophomore season...named team captain for his junior and senior seasons...helped lead his team to three regional championships, two state quarterfinal appearances, a state semifinal appearance and a state championship in 2006 ...played club soccer for the Tennessee Futbol Club, helping them to four state championships...participated in ODP for six years, two with the Wisconsin state team and four with the Tennessee state team.

Personal: Born February 12, 1988..Parents are Corky and Tammy Dawes...majoring in business finance...father Corky played football for FSU and UT-Martin and sister Ashley played soccer for University of Tennessee.