Height: 5’ 9'
Weight: 160 lbs.
Born: February 11, 1992
Hometown: Zionsville, IN
Citizenship: United States
Last Club: Indiana University (NCAA)
The latest former Indiana University Hoosier to join Indy Eleven, Dylan Mares will step on the field with long-time teammate A.J. Corrado this season. After spending his first three collegiate seasons at the University of Louisville, Mares transferred back to his home state to join the Hoosiers for the 2013 season.
Mares appeared in all 22 games for Indiana University this past season and helped the Cream n’ Crimson to the B1G Tournament title and a NCAA Tournament berth. His other collegiate standout season came during his freshman year at Louisville when he was named the BIG EAST Rookie of the Year in 2010. Mares appeared in all 22 games, while starting 17 and helping the Cardinals to the NCAA Tournament Championship game against Akron.
A well-known youth player in Indianapolis, Mares was a member of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy from 2008-2010. He played alongside Corrado at Zionsville High School and led the Eagles to a state championship in 2009.
2013 : Made his first career start for Indiana University vs. SMU, tallying one shot in a 2-1 win... recorded his first goal as a Hoosier off a free kick in a 2-1 win over Brown … had the game-winning goal in a 3-0 win at Northwestern on Nov. 8 ... had his second goal and his second game-winning goal in as many matches in the Hoosiers' 2-1 OT win over Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals ... appeared in all 22 matches with 15 starts.
2012: Started 18 of 19 matches played for the Cardinals ... led the team in goals scored (seven) and total points (20) ... second on the team with six assists ... two of his seven goals were game winners as Louisville finished the year 14-6-1 and advanced to the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Tournament.
2011 : Redshirted at Louisville.
2010: Played in 22 games for the Cardinals, starting in 17 ... named BIG EAST Rookie of the Year ... earned second team All-BIG EAST honor while also being named to the BIG EAST All-Rookie Team ... named a second team selection to Top Drawer Soccer's All-Rookie team ... named a second team NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region selection ... named to the Soccer America All-Freshman team ... also named to the Top Drawer Soccer All-Rookie second team ... dished out his first career assist against N.C. State ... scored his first collegiate goal against Fordham ... ranked second on the team in points with eight goals and four assists for 20 points ... scored three game-winning goals against Providence, Kentucky and Notre Dame.
|2014 Season Statistics|
|0||Second yellow cards|
|16||Substitution on bench|