Men’s Soccer Adds Elkahloun and Dao to Roster

Men’s Soccer Adds Elkahloun and Dao to Roster

2018 Roster

Baltimore, Md.—UMBC men's soccer head coach Pete Caringi Jr. announced the addition of transfer Ben Dao (Frederick, Md./Tuscarora/James Madison) and freshman Yassine Elkahloun (North Potomac, Md./Quince Orchard) for the 2018 season.

 

Ben Dao

5-11 Midfielder
Frederick, Md./Tuscarora/James Madison

-Was a Third Team All-CAA selection last year, transferring in from James Madison University… Also earned Scholar Athlete Award in 2016 and Esmark All-American in 2015… Named Tuscarora Player of the Year his senior year of high school… Best performance came in a 2-0 win against America East foe Binghamton, where he scored both goals… Helped the Dukes win the CAA title during his time in Harrisonburg.

 

Yassine Elkahloun

6-0 Midfielder
North Potomac, Md./Quince Orchard

-Played club soccer for Baltimore Armour Academy, helping his team to a pair of consecutive playoff appearances… Was a part of the 2016 USYSA National Champions, scoring the game-winning goal in the semifinals.

 

UMBC opens the 2018 campaign against Temple at Retriever Soccer Park on Friday, Aug. 24. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.