Zach Dobey
Zach  Dobey


Lombard, Ill.

High School:
Timothy Christian

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180


Sockers FC


Ohio State Hosts Bowling Green Wednesday Night

Buckeyes prepare for second of four matches vs. in-state opponents


Buckeyes Score Late, But Fall 2-1 to Michigan State

Ohio State returns to action Wednesday vs. in-state foe Bowling Green


Michigan Clips Ohio State in 2OT, 3-2

Buckeyes return to action next Sunday vs. Michigan State in JOMS


Buckeyes Take Over Big Ten Lead With Win at Wisconsin, 2-0

Ohio State will play for regular-season title next weekend at Indiana


MSOC at Northwestern

Northwestern 1, Ohio State 0


MSOC at Louisville

Men's soccer at Louisville (9/18/12)


MSOC vs DePaul

Men's soccer vs DePaul - 9/14/12



Men's soccer vs. UIC: Aug. 26, 2012


MSOC Duquesne Exhibition

Ohio State 2, Duquesne 1

At a glance: Has strengthened the Buckeye backfield each of the last four years ... has been a strong leader for Ohio State off the bench in 2014 ... very reliable and very tough to play against ... goes quite about his work ethic and handles his business very professionally ... 62 career games played with 39 career starts.

As a senior (2014): Played in 11 games throughout the regular season during his last year as a Buckeye ... attempted two shots during 300 total minutes of play.

As a junior (2013): Played in 13 games, while starting in 11 in his third season for the Buckeyes ... played a season high of 110 minutes in two of Ohio State's double overtime season draws against Louisville (Oct. 2) and Northwestern (Oct. 20) ... notched an assist in 1-0 victory over Cleveland State (Oct. 27) ... posted four shots with two of those on goal ... collected a total of 1036 minutes during the season.

As a sophomore (2012): Played in all 19 games, starting 17 ... Played over 100 minutes on three separate occasions ... An accurate shooter, he recorded a shot on goal percentage of .714, putting five of his seven shots on goal ... A staple of the Buckeye defense which recorded two shutouts in the final six matches of the season.

As a freshman (2011): One of two freshmen to see playing time in all 19 games, starting in 11 ... Helped staple a Buckeye defense shut out four opponents in its final eight matchups ... Also part of a backfield that held opponents to 20 goals in 18 regular-season matches, including just seven in the team's six Big Ten contests.

Prior to Ohio State: Played three years with the Sockers FC Academy team, helping lead them to the 2010 Academy Playoffs in Greensboro, N.C., in 2010 ... Named among the Men's Metro Soccer League "Top Talent" in three of his last four seasons.

Personal: Son of Vanessa and Steven Dobey ... Plans to graduate with a degree in environmental science ... Would like to one day become a catalyst in discovering new technologies involving natural resources ... Enjoys playing futsal, cycling and fitness training in his spare time ... Also plays drums and the guitar ... Lists playing in the Dallas Cup final in Pizza Hut Park Stadium as his greatest sports thrill as the game lasted 120 minutes and his team won in penalties.