Dillon Powers

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Dillon Powers
Personal information
Full name Dillon Thomas Powers[1]
Date of birth (1991-02-14) 14 February 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Plano, Texas, United States
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Colorado Rapids
Number 8
Youth career
2008–2009 Andromeda SC
2009–2012 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012 Austin Aztex 2 (0)
2013– Colorado Rapids 56 (10)
National team
2009 United States U18 3 (1)
2009–2011 United States U20 15 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 14, 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of March 30, 2013

Dillon Thomas Powers (born 14 February 1991 in Plano, Texas) is an American soccer player who plays as a midfielder for Colorado Rapids in Major League Soccer.

Career[edit]

Early and Collegiate Career[edit]

As a youngster, Powers played for hometown club Andromeda SC and Plano Senior High School. He was named the Gatorade National Boys Soccer Player of the Year in his senior year before going on to play for Notre Dame.[2]

Professional Career[edit]

After college, Powers was drafted eleventh overall in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft by the Colorado Rapids. He became an instant hit with the team and was often shortlisted for the Rookie of the Year award by several pundits.[3] After the conclusion of the Rapids' season, Powers did win the Rookie of the Year award ahead of teammate Deshorn Brown.[4]

Personal[edit]

Dillon is the son of Michael Powers, who played for 15 years in the Major Indoor Soccer League with the Dallas Sidekicks.[5]

Career Statistics[edit]

Club Season League Open Cup North America Playoffs Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
Colorado Rapids 2013 30 5 6 1 0 0 - - - 1 0 0 32 5 6
2014 31 5 9 2 2 1 - - - - - - 33 7 10
Career total 61 10 15 3 2 1 - - - 1 0 0 65 12 16

Stats accurate as of September 14, 2014


International[edit]

Powers represented the US on several occasions at the youth level. He played for the US U18 and was a part of the US U20 team at the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[6]

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