2 Dario Ljubic
2 Dario Ljubic
Height: 5-9
Weight: 160
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Siroki Brijeg, Bosnia and Herzegovina
High School: Illinois Central College / Srednja Strukovna Skola
Previous College: Illinois Central College
Position: F
Major: Business Administration
g 4
a 5
pts 13
gw 1

2017: Played in four matches with three starts against Carson-Newman (Oct. 18), Catawba (Oct. 21) and Wingate (Oct. 28)... Posted a goal and assisted on the other in a 2-2 draw against Carson-Newman... Logged 194 minutes in those four outings including a season-high 75 against Carson-Newman... Also posted 64 minutes of action in TU's 3-1 road win at Catawba.

Illinois Central: Played two seasons at the Peoria, Illinois school... Coached by Ozkan Bakirdan... Played in 33 matches and 32 starts with three goals and nine assists for the Cougars... Led team to NJCAA Region 24 Championship... 2016 All-Conference first team... Dean's List honoree... 2016 Stats: 18 matches, 18 starts, 3 goals, 8 assists, 14 points... Recorded two assists and a goal at St. Ambrose (Sep. 30, 2016)... Team Record: 13-4-1, 7-1 conference... 2015 Stats: 15 matches, 14 starts, one assist... Team Record: 11-5-1, 5-2-1 conference.

High School: Graduated from Srednja Strukovna Skola in Siroki Brijeg, Herzegovina... Played for Siroki Brijeg FC where he was coached by Denis Coric, Dalibor Kozul, Vlado Glavina and Frano Hrkac... Bosnian First U19 League Runner-Up... Bosnian Cup Runner-Up.

Personal: Born Apr. 30, 1996 in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina... Nickname: "Dajo"... Son of Ivan and Spomenka Ljubic... Siblings: Drago, Anton, Hrvoje... Majoring in business administration... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Future plans: Earn degree and return to Europe to play professional soccer... Hobbies: Ping pong, Netflix, coaching... Favorite movie: "The Godfather"; Favorite musical artist: Miroslav Skoro; Favorite song: Putujem Sam by Miroslav Skoro; Favorite sports team: FC Barcelona; Dario can't imagine a week without: Playing soccer; Favorite athlete: Phillip Lahm; Most thrilling moment in sports: Champions League Final; Advice to kids: "Never give up on your dreams. Do the things that make you happy"; Favorite food: Japrak; Favorite sport other than soccer: Tennis; People Dario most admires: His parents; Most famous person Dario has ever met: Slaven Bilic; Toughest opponents Dario has ever played against: Alen Halilovic (UCD Las Palmas), Tin Jedvaj (Bayer Leverkusen); When he was a kid, Dario tried to be like: Lionel Messi while playing soccer on the streets.

Recent Games
Oct 27 at Coker W, 6-0
Oct 30 Wingate W, 3-1
Nov 2 vs. Carson-Newman W, 2-0
Nov 4 vs. Anderson (S.C.) W, 2-1
Nov 9 vs. Queens (N.C.) W, 3-2
Nov 11 at #1 Young Harris L, 2-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 21 10
Games started 21 10
Goals 4 2
Assists 5 2
Points 13 6
Shots 23 13
Shot Pct .174 .154
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 1 1
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 15 at Belmont L, 3-0 - - - - - - - -
Aug 31 Emmanuel (Ga.) W, 1-0 1 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 2 King (Tenn.) W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 5 #5 Young Harris L, 4-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 8 at #10 Lander L, 2-1 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Sep 12 Queens (N.C.) L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 19 at Lees-McRae L, 4-3 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Sep 22 at Wingate L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 29 Catawba W, 4-0 1 0 1 1 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 3 at Carson-Newman W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 6 Newberry W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 10 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 2-1 1 0 1 1 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 13 at Anderson (S.C.) T, 0-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 17 at Lincoln Memorial L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 20 Mars Hill W, 2-0 1 2 0 4 4 .500 0-0 1
Oct 24 at Lee W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 27 at Coker W, 6-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 30 Wingate W, 3-1 1 0 1 1 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 2 vs. Carson-Newman W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Nov 4 vs. Anderson (S.C.) W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 9 vs. Queens (N.C.) W, 3-2 1 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 11 at #1 Young Harris L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2017-18 4 3 .00 .25 .25 .75 .000 .00 .000
2018-19 21 21 .19 .24 .62 1.10 .174 .62 .565
Total 25 24 .16 .24 .56 1.04 .154 .52 .500
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2017-18 4 3 0 1 1 3 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
2018-19 21 21 4 5 13 23 .174 13 .565 2 0 0-0 1
Total 25 24 4 6 14 26 .154 13 .500 2 0 0-0 1
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 21 21 .19 .24 .62 1.10 .174 .62 .565
Conference 10 10 .20 .20 .60 1.30 .154 .70 .538
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 9 .22 .44 .89 .89 .250 .44 .500
Away 9 9 .22 .00 .44 1.11 .200 .67 .600
Neutral 3 3 .00 .33 .33 1.67 .000 1.00 .600
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Wins 13 13 .15 .38 .69 1.08 .143 .62 .571
Losses 7 7 .29 .00 .57 1.00 .286 .43 .429
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August 1 1 .00 1.00 1.00 1.00 .000 1.00 1.000
September 7 7 .29 .14 .71 .71 .400 .29 .400
October 9 9 .22 .22 .67 1.22 .182 .78 .636
November 4 4 .00 .25 .25 1.50 .000 .75 .500
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 21 21 4 5 13 23 .174 13 .565 2 0 0-0 1
Conference 10 10 2 2 6 13 .154 7 .538 2 0 0-0 1
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 9 9 2 4 8 8 .250 4 .500 1 0 0-0 1
Away 9 9 2 0 4 10 .200 6 .600 1 0 0-0 0
Neutral 3 3 0 1 1 5 .000 3 .600 0 0 0-0 0
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Wins 13 13 2 5 9 14 .143 8 .571 0 0 0-0 1
Losses 7 7 2 0 4 7 .286 3 .429 1 0 0-0 0
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August 1 1 0 1 1 1 .000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0 0
September 7 7 2 1 5 5 .400 2 .400 1 0 0-0 0
October 9 9 2 2 6 11 .182 7 .636 1 0 0-0 1
November 4 4 0 1 1 6 .000 3 .500 0 0 0-0 0