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Josh Dye

Height

6-2

Weight

170 lbs.

Class

Fr.

Hometown

Albuquerque, N.M.

Previous School

Classic FC

High School

La Cueva HS

REDSHIRT SENIOR (2015): Named a First Team CoSIDA Academic All-American … appeared in all 18 matches and started 17 in the midfield for the Lobos while earning Third Team All-Conference USA honors … played 1,632 minutes, which was third among UNM field players and led the Lobo midfield … played every minute of 15 games this season … named CoSIDA Academic All-District as well as C-USA All-Academic for the second straight year. 

REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2014): Named a Second Team Academic All-American by CoSIDA … also named Conference USA All-Academic and Academic All-District by CoSIDA … appeared in and started 17 games for the Lobos and led all midfielders in minutes with 1,370 … his only assist came on Oniel Fisher’s game-winning goal against Missouri State on Oct. 12 … from his central defensive midfield position he helped the Lobos post eight shutouts and a 0.88 GAA … named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll and earned the C-USA Academic Medal … named to the UNM All-Academic Team and earned a director’s chair for having a GPA better than 4.0.

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE(2013): Emerged as one of the first Lobos off the bench recording a career high twelve appearances… Made first career start in 3-0 victory at #24 Old Dominion (11-2-13)… Saw the field in seven of the Lobos’ nine C-USA matches as well as the C-USA Tournament match vs. Tulsa… Finished second to Notre Dame’s Michael Shipp for the Elite 89 Award, which is the NCAA’s top national academic award.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2012): Made five appearances while logging 135 minutes… Scored first career goal in 11-0 victory over UNLV (10-19-2012)… Also registered the assist on Lawrence Robledo’s goal against the Rebels… Made first career appearance in 2-0 victory over Fairfield (9-21-2012).

FRESHMAN (2011): Redshirt Season

HIGH SCHOOL A four-year starter at Albuquerque’s La Cueva High, where he helped the Bears to a pair of state championships … Named All-State, All-Metro, and Academic All-State.

CLUB/DEVELOPMENTAL Played club ball for Classic FC Gladiators, where he helped his squad to six New Mexico state titles … Gladiators went to the regional finals in 2009 and 2010, winning Far West Regional League (FWRL) championship in 2009 … Gladiators won Disney Showcase championship in 2008 and 2009 .

PERSONAL Dye’s parents are John and Nancy Dye … Born Nov. 16, 1992 … Major is electrical engineering.