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Koray Yesilli
Koray Yesilli

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Berlin, Germany

High School:
Goethe

Last College:
Berlin Institute of Technology

Weight:
168

Position:
Defender

10/31/2014

Six Seniors Savor a Remarkable Soccer Journey

Douglas, Garza, Hunter, Michallik, Weir, Yesilli to be honored Saturday on Senior Day before Creighton game

10/29/2014

Harvey's Goal Not Enough in 2-1 Loss at No. 11/8 Providence

Blue Demons return home for Senior Day Saturday against No. 10/6 Creighton at Wish Field

10/10/2014

Blue Demons Face Huge Challenge in No. 5/7 Georgetown

DePaul hoping to pull off BIG EAST Conference upset of perennial national power on Saturday

09/17/2014

Harvey's Hat Trick Ignites 3-2 Comeback Win Over Drake

Blue Demon junior scores three times in the final 18 minutes on Wednesday

09/16/2014

DePaul Strong Up the Middle with Megally, Rodriguez, Beyers

Sophomore trio of midfielders looking to connect against Drake on Wednesday

Career
BIG EAST All-Academic Team

2014 (Senior): Played in seven matches with six starts before sustaining a season-ending injury... top Blue Demon defender who anchored the back line until the injury... took two shots against Green Bay and one shot against Drake.

2013 (Junior):
Made an immediate impact in his first season after a stellar club soccer career in Germany... started all 17 games and headed up the DePaul defense as a center back... scored his first collegiate goal against St. John's and tallied the game-winning goal on a header in a 2-1 upset of No. 10 Marquette... recorded his first collegiate assist against Wisconsin... took nine shots on the season with three on goal... tied for second on the team in goals and tied for third in points.

High School/College: A top-of-the-line prospect to strengthen the backline, Yesilli excelled at the Altludersdorf soccer club which was among the top three programs in Brandenburg, Germany and fourth-best in a division that included teams from Brandenburg, Berlin and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern... earned a tryout for the U-19 Turkish National Team, but could not attend because of an injury... competed on a regional team with players from Turkey, France, Ghana, Egypt, Serbia and the USA... academically, he ranked among the top 10 students in his school and won an award as the top physics student... granted two years of eligibility by the NCAA.

Personal: Son of Hayrettin andGulay Yesilli... has two brothers, Timucin and Onur... Master's Degree in Finance.

Career Statistics

Seasons MP-MS Goals Assists Points Shots
2013 17-17 2 1 5 9
2014 7-6 0 0 0 3
Totals 24-23 2 1 5 12