Eli Dent
Eli  Dent


Charleston, S.C.

High School:
Charleston County School of Arts

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 148



  • 2013 C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal
  • 2013 C-USA Academic Honor Roll
  • 2013-14 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2013 (Freshman)
Made 17 appearances, earning three starts...scored six points in his first season as a Gamecock...earned his first start against Presbyterian in the non-conference finale and responded with his first career goal, scoring an unassisted tally in the 3-0 win (Oct. 1)...scored an unassisted game-winner to lift the Gamecocks over No. 25 New Mexico (Oct. 26) in the 92nd minute for a 1-0 upset win to give head coach Mark Berson his 450th win at South Carolina...added a goal to draw South Carolina even at 2-2 at then No. 10 UAB (Nov. 3) in a road match that the Gamecocks eventually won 4-3 after a pair of goals in the 85th minute...put eight of his 15 shots on frame...named to the Conference USA Academic Honor Roll and earned the Commissioner's Medal.

- Plays club soccer for U.S. Development Academy, South Carolina United and coaches Clark Brisson and Rob Strickland (2011-2013)
- Ranked as the No. 4 signee in the South Atlantic Region by TopDrawerSoccer.com; a four-star recruit
- Rated as the No. 67 overall graduate in the 2013 class in the IMG Academy Top 150 Rankings
- Ranked as the No. 16 forward in the 2013 signing class by TopDrawerSoccer.com
- Leading goal scorer (14) and club record in 2012 academy season at the U18 level
- Helped club team qualify for national playoffs, 2010-2012 - Son of Martha and Jeffrey Dent, has a brother, Addison