|High School:||Vuosaaren Lukio|
Played and started all 17 games to earn his third letter … Anchored the Spartans’ defense that posted four shutouts on the year … Tallied 11 shots from the backline.
Started all 20 games to earn his second letter … Helped the Spartans posted 10 shutouts on the season and boast a 0.81 goals against average … Posted three shots on the year.
Earned a spot on the South Conference All-Freshman team after playing in and starting all 22 matches … Named SoCon All-Tournament … Helped lead a Spartans defense which pitched seven shutouts, including four in Southern Conference play ... Attempted one shot for the season (vs. Appalachian State, 11/12) but did not score any goals.
Prior to UNCG
Attended Vuosaaren Lukio for three seasons.
Mahdi Abdirashid Ali ... Born June 23, 1990 in Mogadishu, Somalia ... Son of Abdirashid and Amina ... Majoring in International Business.
Shots: 2, at Georgia Southern -- Nov 04, 2012 ; at Furman -- Oct 20, 2012 ; at High Point -- Sep 12, 2012