Earns accolade after his goal and assist lead DePaul to 2-1 upset of No. 10/19 Marquette
Midfielder scores game's first goal and assists on Yesilli's game-winner at Wish Field
Penalty kick goal not enough to keep up with Bluejays in 5-1 setback
Blue Demons extend their undefeated streak to five games at Loyola Soccer Park
DePaul assistant coach faces Loyola assistant coach and older brother for first time ever
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... intended major Finance.