CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Recent Washington College graduate Dimitri Kaliakin, who started for the men's soccer team for four years, will be back on the sidelines this coming fall as an assistant coach for the team.
Kaliakin capped off an impressive collegiate career as a senior by earned All-Centennial Conference and All-Mid-Atlantic Region first team honors. He led the Centennial Conference with 12 assists as a senior, also scoring one goal, and became the team's all-time lead in career assists with 32. He also served as a captain of a team that turned in the program's best record in 16 years, qualified for the Centennial Conference Tournament for the first time, and won a Centennial Conference Tournament game for the first time.
Kaliakin, who scored three career goals for a total of 38 total points, was a two-time Team MVP and a four-time Shoreman of the Week. He was also named to the All-Centennial Conference second team as a sophomore and earned 2016 Delmarva Cup All-Tournament Team honors. He was the male winner of the College's Eldridge Eliason Award as a senior.
Last month, Kaliakin earned a degree in Math from the College.
The Shoremen will open their 2017 season Friday, September 1st, with a 4:30 p.m. game at Stevenson.