Eli Dent
Eli Dent


Charleston, S.C.

High School:
Charleston County School of Arts

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 148




Six Gamecocks Earn C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal

Medal winners part of group of 24 to make Academic Honor Roll.


C-USA Announces Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll

Twenty-four Gamecock men's soccer student-athletes garner academic honors from conference.


Men's Soccer Celebrates 2013 Season at Awards Banquet


Men's Soccer Hosts ODU in Regular Season Finale on Saturday

Senior night ceremonies begin just prior to 7 p.m. kickoff.


Gamecocks Upset No. 10 UAB in Comeback Thriller

South Carolina earns come-from-behind victory on a pair of 85th minute goals.

  • 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