Ryerson Soccer (M) BIO
Andrew Dias
Player Profile:
Andrew Dias 2908851
Position: Defender
Height: 5'9"
Year: 4
Hometown: Toronto, Ont.
High School: Lawrence Park C.I.
Club: TFC Academy
Major: RTA: Sport Media

2018-19: Appeared in 14 games and started 11 for the Rams in his junior year… Recorded two assists against Trent on August 26, 2018… Scored the game-winner in a 3-1 victory against Toronto on September 2, 2018… Finished the season with two goals and two assists… Made three postseason appearances.

Appeared in 13 games, starting 10... Continued to prove versatility all over the pitch, increasing presence as a top OUA scoring threat while maintaining defensive prowess... Scored career high four goals, including game winner at Laurentian Oct. 14... Finished season with four goals, two assists, and five shots... Stared in three OUA playoff games, recording one shot.

2016-17: Turned heads during his first season as a Ram... Only Ryerson player to appear in each of Ryerson’s 16 regular season games, starting 10 of them... Played most of the year as a fullback, but showed off his offensive prowess when given the opportunity to play on the left wing... His speed and determination were a big reason why the Rams surrendered the fewest regular season goals in the OUA (only eight goals against in 16 contests). Netted his first career U Sports tally in a 4-1 victory over Trent on September 28th, 2016... Finished the year with two goals and three assists... Recorded 11 shots, seven of them on target, in the regular season… Started two postseason games and appeared in another... Assisted on Jamie Baker’s game winner in the 112th minute of the Rams’ 1-0 win over the Queen’s Gaels in the OUA quarterfinals on October 30th, 2016; his cross found the head of the veteran striker and sent Ryerson to the OUA Final Four.

Before Ryerson: Seasoned player with experience playing both provincially and nationally... Advanced up the ranks at TFC Academy to earn three appearances for Toronto FC II in the USL during the 2015 season... Named to the Canadian Under-17 national team where he competed for the 2015 CONCACAF U-17 Championship, finishing fifth.

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