Men's Soccer

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Johnny Dreshaj
Johnny Dreshaj

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Clinton Township, Mich.

High School:
Chippewa Valley

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 175

Position:
Midfield/Forward

Major:
Pre-Business Administration



11/01/2013

OAKLAND'S TINNION NAMED TO TO ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT TEAM

The junior forward leads the team in points and holds a 3.66 GPA

04/18/2013

Oakland Hosts Graduates and Champions Banquet

Alanna Gerber and Johnny Dreshaj collect top senior award.

01/25/2013

Oakland Places 73 on Summit League Academic Honor Roll

The Golden Grizzlies had 36 student-athletes named as Distinguished Scholars

11/29/2012

Johnny Dreshaj Named to Academic All-America Third Team

Dreshaj is the third Oakland player in the history of OU soccer to earn Academic All-America honors.

11/14/2012

Oakland Leads Summit in Academic All-League Selections

Five Golden Grizzlies were recognized with a place on the Academic All-League Team

04/19/2013

Student and Spirit Honors

April 18, 2013 marked the annual Graduates and Champions banquet at the O'rena. Neal Ruhl interviews some of the honorees and coaches.

11/03/2012

Oakland vs. Eastern Illinois

The Oakland men's soccer took on Eastern Illinois on Senior Night at the OU Soccer Field.

10/09/2012

Oakland at Michigan - October 9, 2012

Oakland battled Michigan in a 1-0 loss at the U-M Soccer Stadium.

09/29/2012

Oakland men's soccer vs. Western Illinois

Oakland defeats Western Illinois 5-1.

09/26/2012

Oakland vs Duquesne - Sept. 26, 2012

Matt Dudley scored the golden-goal in double-OT as Oakland beat Dusquesne 2-1 at the OU Soccer Field on Sept. 26, 2012

09/02/2012

Oakland vs. Vermont

The Oakland men's soccer earned a 1-0 victory over Vermont Sunday afternoon at the OU Soccer Field

Game-by-Game Stats | Career Stats

2012:
▪ Played in 15 games, starting in 14
▪ Named Capital One Academic All-America Third Team and Academic All-District 5 team
▪ Earned All-Summit League first team and Academic All-Summit League honors
▪ Scored four goals during the season
▪ Had game-winning goal against Cleveland State (Aug. 31)
▪ Scored the game winner at Oral Roberts (Sept. 22)
▪ Summit League Academic Honor Roll selection and distinguished scholar

2011:
▪ Played in 18 matches including 11 starts for the Golden Grizzlies
▪ Finished the season with five points from two goals and an assist
▪ Tied for third on the team in goals scored and was tied for fifth in total points
Netted goals against Oral Roberts (9/23) and Eastern Illinois (10/29)
▪ He tied for fifth in The Summit League with two goals scored in league play
▪ Picked up an assist on Oakland's goal against Detroit (10/19)
▪ Earned a spot on The Summit League All-Academic Team as a distinguished scholar
▪ Earned a spot on the Commissioner's List of Excellence

2010:
▪ Earned a spot on The Summit League All-Tournament Team
▪ Leading goal scorer for Oakland with four goals during the season
▪ Scored the match-winning goal for OU in The Summit League Championship match against Oral Roberts (11/18)
▪ Netted twice during The Summit League Tournament (once in each game)
▪ Finished the year with four goals and two assists for a team-best 10 points
▪ First goal of the season was an overtime match-winner against No. 14 Drake (9/5)
▪ Three of his four goals were match-winning goals, the second highest total in The Summit League
▪ Scored the match-winning goal in the win over Dayton (9/29)
▪ Finished eighth in The Summit League in goals and was tied for seventh in points
▪ Named to the Summit League All-Academic Team as a Distinguished Scholar
▪ Earned a spot on the Commissioner's List of Excellence

2009:

▪ Played and started in 16 games
▪ Named to the All-Summit League first team and the All-Newcomer team
▪ Scored three goals, which tied for third most on the team
▪ Scored three game-winning goals, against UAB (9/1), Oral Roberts (9/25) and Centenary (10/3)
▪ Earned Summit League Athlete of the Week honors for his performance against Oral Roberts
▪ Tied for third on the team with eight points, after finishing the year three goals and two assists
▪ Named to the Summit League All-Academic Team as a Distinguished Scholar

High School
▪ Three-year letterwinner under head coach Gerry Haggorty
▪ Led his team to the conference championship in 2007 and 2008
▪ Earned all-district, all-county and all-conference honors as a junior and senior, as well as all-state and conference MVP honors as a senior
▪ Also earned a letter in football as a kicker and punter

Club
▪ Played for the Vardar Academy

Personal
Full Name: John Dreshaj
Birthdate: October 21, 1991
Parents: Alex and Gjina Dreshaj
> Father played soccer for the Detroit Express.
Siblings: Nick Dreshaj
> Nick plays soccer for the University of Detroit-Mercy.

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