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#14 Ben Asante
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'9"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Mampong-Ashanti, Ghana
High School: Kusmasi Academy
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At Delaware: Will fight for significant playing time at the midfield position this season • second-year member of the squad after transfer from the University of Cape Coast.

2013 Season: Saw action in nine games with two starts • Missed the first half of the season due to injury • Tallied 13 shots on the season while scoring one goal • Scored in the last game of the regular season at Hofstra on Nov. 3 • Helped the team record a Delaware best 14-5-1 record.

2012 Season: Played in 12 games while receiving the starting nod on nine occasions • came on near mid-season and saw action in nine of Delaware’s 10 Colonial Athletic Association contests • tallied 11 shots, three on goal • registered a single-game best two shots against four separate opponents • team went 4-11-3 under head coach Ian Hennessy, losing five games by a single goal.

University of Cape Coast: Played on men's soccer team for two seasons from 2010-12.

High School/Club: Four-year member of the men's soccer team at the Kumasi Academy from 2006-09.

Personal: Benjamin Asante • son of Desmond Asante • born Mar. 3, 1992 • economics major at Delaware • selected Delaware because of its academic and athletic excellence • began playing soccer at age five • considers father and high school coach, Henry Osei, as his biggest influences • has an older sister, Faustina, and younger brother, Daniel • enjoys reading scripture and listening to gospel music in addition to watching soccer on television.

Career Statistics at Delaware

Year GP/S Goals Assists Points Shots
2013 9/2 1 0 2 13
2012 12/9 0 0 0 11
Totals 21/11 1 0 2 24
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