Devyn Etling


Player profile

  • Year R-Senior
  • Hometown Ashland, Ohio
  • High School Ashland
  • Height 6-0
  • Weight 180
  • Club Crew Academy

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NCAA Career Stats

Career Highlights

  • Became an Ohio State graduate Aug. 8, 2021 with a degree in Sport Industry
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2020, 2021)
  • OCSA Academic All-Ohio (2021)
  • 2019 Wolstein Classic All-Tournament Team (game-winning goal vs. UIC, 9/1/19)
  • Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 17, 2019)
  • Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2018)
  • Ohio State Scholar Athlete (2020, 2021, 2022)
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2022)

2021 (Fall-Redshirt Senior at Ohio State)

  • Scored three times, one a game-winner vs. Penn State (W, 2-1) in 10 games and eights starts
  • Played 650 minutes in a season in which he was missed six early-season games with injury
  • Ten of 20 shots on the year were on net
  • Buckeyes were 3-0 when he scored

2021 (Spring-Redshirt Junior at Ohio State)

  • Scored on a header in the season finale at Penn State in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament
  • Played in seven games, scoring on his only shot of the season

2019 (Redshirt Sophomore at Ohio State)

  • Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (9/17/19)
    • Scored game-tying goal and assisted on Jack Holland’s game winner at No. 25 Bowling Green (2-1) Sept. 13.
  • Scored twice in the second half in 2-0 win at South Florida (Sept. 17)
  • Scored the game-winning goal following a long delay in the second half vs. UIC to lead Buckeyes to 1-0 vs. the Flames (9/1/19)
  • Second on team with 13 points (6 goals, 1 assist)
  • Starts in 16 of 17 games with 90 or more minutes played in two
  • Scored on five six of eight shots on goal … recorded 30 shots on the year, second on the team.

2018 (Redshirt Freshman at Ohio State)

  • Played in 14 matches with 13 starts for 890 minutes with three goals and two points
  • Made collegiate debut, starting in season opener vs. Furman playing in 76 minutes  (Aug. 24)
  • Started vs. Hofstra and played in 37 minutes (Aug. 26)
  • Scored first career goal vs. Penn State (Sept. 16)
  • Had three shots in matches vs. Rutgers (Sept. 30) and Cleveland State (Oct. 5)
  • Scored his third goal of the year vs. No. 8 Michigan State (Oct. 12)

2017 (Freshman at Ohio State)

  • Received a medical redshirt in 2017

Prior to Ohio State

  • A powerful forward, was the 2016 Columbus Crew Academy Player of the Year
  • Rated as the No. 30 overall prospect in 2017 class by College Soccer News
  • Spent time with the U.S. Youth National team
  • Joined Crew Soccer Academy SC during the 2012-2013 season and has been playing in the USSDA for the past five years, tallying more than 40 goals
  • Selected to play in the USSDA Select Game during the winter showcase
  • Also was picked to play in the Generation Adidas Elite Soccer Program where he played against Bayern Munich’s 98/99 Academy


  • Son of William and Diana Etling
  • Father played basketball at Ashland University
  • Has one brother, Tyler
  • Majoring in business
  • Would like to play professionally after graduation
  • Favorite pastimes include Cleveland sports and pick-up basketball games
  • Lists greatest sports thrill as Cleveland Cavaliers winning NBA title after being down 3-1