The number of players on the Dayton Dynamo FC roster grew to 10 with the announcement of four signings last week. Defender Austin Kinley, midfielder Joel Twinem, and forwards Matt Kinkopf and Tristan Lyle have signed on for the 2017 NPSL season. With a trio of attacking players in the mix, Dynamo supporters finally have some idea who will score the goals this spring.
Joel Twinem | Midfielder | Cedarville University
Joel Twinem scored 17 goals and added 7 assists in a four year college career at Cedarville University, where he played with Dynamo FC goalkeeper Paulo Pinto. Twinem racked up the accolades after his senior season He was named to the 2016 All-Ohio NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer Team and the 2016 G-MAC Men’s Soccer First Team. This was in addition to be being honored as a 2016 NCCAA All-American.
Matt Kinkopf | Forward | Ohio Northern University
Matt Kinkopf made the most of his four years at Ohio Northern University. He compiled 57 goals and 33 assists for the Polar Bears, putting him at the top of their all-time goal scoring list and second on the lists for assists and points in a career. He was included in the 2016 NSCAA First Team All-America honorees. Kinkopf is also a four-time All-Ohio Athletic Conference and two-time All-Great Lakes Region award winner.
Austin Kinley | Defender | Wright State University
Austin Kinley just completed his redshirt freshman season at Wright State University. He appeared in 19 matches for the Raiders and was named to the All-Horizon League Freshman Team. The Xenia, OH native spent his youth playing for the Crew Academy.
Tristan Lyle | Forward | Wright State University
Tristan Lyle returns to the Dynamo after making 6 appearances for them in 2016, scoring a goal. The 2014 NSCAA High School All-American from Beavercreek High School as appeared in 33 matches over two seasons for the Wright State Raiders.
Current Dayton Dynamo FC Roster
- Paulo Pinto, GK, Cedarville University
- Michael Deyhle, D, University of Dayton
- Eric Hutton, D, Wright State University
- Christian Johnson, D, Northern Kentucky University
- Austin Kinley, D, Wright State University
- Peyton Mowery, D/M, University of Cincinnati
- Tate Robertson, M, Bowling Green State University
- Joel Twinem, M, Cedarville University
- Matt Kinkopf, F, Ohio Northern University
- Tristan Lyle, F, Wright State University