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Eli Dent

  • position Forward
  • height 5-9
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Charleston, S.C.
  • High school Charleston County School of Arts
  • position Forward
  • height 5-9
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Charleston, S.C.
  • High school Charleston County School of Arts

Eli Dent Bio


2013 C-USA Commissioner[apos]s Academic Medal
2013 C-USA Academic Honor Roll
2013-14 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2013 (Freshman)
Made 17 appearances, earning three starts…scored six points in his first season as a Gamecock…earned his first start against Presbyterian in the non-conference finale and responded with his first career goal, scoring an unassisted tally in the 3-0 win (Oct. 1)…scored an unassisted game-winner to lift the Gamecocks over No. 25 New Mexico (Oct. 26) in the 92nd minute for a 1-0 upset win to give head coach Mark Berson his 450th win at South Carolina…added a goal to draw South Carolina even at 2-2 at then No. 10 UAB (Nov. 3) in a road match that the Gamecocks eventually won 4-3 after a pair of goals in the 85th minute…put eight of his 15 shots on frame…named to the Conference USA Academic Honor Roll and earned the Commissioner[apos]s Medal.


– Plays club soccer for U.S. Development Academy, South Carolina United and coaches Clark Brisson and Rob Strickland (2011-2013)
– Ranked as the No. 4 signee in the South Atlantic Region by TopDrawerSoccer.com; a four-star recruit
– Rated as the No. 67 overall graduate in the 2013 class in the IMG Academy Top 150 Rankings
(TopDrawerSoccer.com)
– Ranked as the No. 16 forward in the 2013 signing class by TopDrawerSoccer.com
– Leading goal scorer (14) and club record in 2012 academy season at the U18 level
– Helped club team qualify for national playoffs, 2010-2012
– Son of Martha and Jeffrey Dent, has a brother, Addison

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