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#14 Ben Asante
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mampong-Ashanti, Ghana
High School: Kusmasi Academy
Major: Economics
Experience: 2 Letters
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AT DELAWARE
Will once again fight for significant playing time at the midfield position • third-year member of the squad after transfer from the University of Cape Coast • has played in 21 career games at Delaware.

2013 SEASON
Saw action in nine games with two starts as a sophomore • missed the first half of the season due to injury • started in a regular season loss to Drexel and in a win over Howard • tallied 13 shots on the season (season-high four vs. Howard) and scored his first career goal at Hofstra on Nov. 3 • earned team's UD Sportsmanship Award •
part of team that set a school record for wins in a season (14-5-1) and made its second trip to the NCAA Tournament in three years for head coach Ian Hennessy.

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 CAA contests • tallied 11 shots, three on goal • registered a single-game best two shots against four separate opponents • team went 4-11-3 under Hennessy, losing five games by a single goal.

UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST
Played on men's soccer team for two seasons from 2010-12 • school located in Ghana.

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/GS 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

CAREER HIGHS
Points: 2 vs. Hofstra (11/3/13)
Goals: 1 vs. Hofstra (11/3/13)
Shots: 4 vs. Howard (10/23/13)

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