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Issa

Rayyan

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#17

Midfielder
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 150
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Grand Blanc, Mich.
High School: YSC Academy

Bio

 Career Statistics 2018

Career: Played one season before pursuing his professional options … ACC Rookie of the Year … Started 19 of his 20 games … Scored six goals and provided three assists for 15 points.

2018: Started 19 of 20 games as an attacking midfielder … ACC Rookie of the Year … Ranked second on the team with 15 points from six goals and three assists … Most points by a Duke freshman since Brody Huitema had 16 in 2013 … All-ACC second team … All-South Region second team … Voted team’s Rookie of the Year … Tallied all six of his goals in the final 10 games of the year … Registered his first collegiate point with an assist in win at University of San Diego (8/31) … Netted his first collegiate goal in a 2-0 win over Campbell (10/9) … Scored both goals in Duke’s 2-0 victory at Virginia Tech (10/26) … Named to the College Soccer News Team of the Week after scoring the lone goal in a 1-0 win over Pacific (11/18) in the NCAA Tournament second round … All-ACC Academic Team … ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Before Duke: A member of the Philadelphia Union Academy for the past three years … Called up to a U17 U.S. National Team Camp … Started nine of 14 games played this past fall and registered five goals … In 2016-17  he started 16 of 20 games played and notched four goals as the Union took third in the Atlantic Division and clinched a playoff spot … In his first season with the program he started 17 of 20 contests and netted a career-best 10 goals … Played for Vardar Academy during his U14 season before enrolling in YSC Academy and joining the Philadelphia Union.

Personal: Son of Majed and Lames Rayyan ... Has three sisters ... Born August 24, 2000. 

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