Bright Dike

Bright Dike
19
Forward
  • Not With Team
  • 6' 1"
  • 210 lbs.
  • 02-02-1987
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Overcame a ruptured Achilles in preseason to make his MLS debut for the Timbers seven months later against Sporting KC on Aug. 17, 2011. He had a standout rookie season with the Timbers in the USSF Division-2 Pro League in 2010, and was one of four players to be announced as the Timbers’ first MLS signings on Oct. 19, 2010.

2013: Traded to Toronto FC, along with Portland’s lowest first-round pick in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft and allocation, on Sept. 9, in exchange for forward Maximiliano Urruti and an international slot through the 2013 season ... Saw his first game action of the season, starting and playing 78 minutes for the Timbers Reserves on Aug. 31 against the Real Salt Lake Reserves ... Missed roughly six months after undergoing successful surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament, medial collateral ligament (MCL) in addition to undergoing a successful lateral meniscectomy on Feb. 11 ... Sustained the injury in a preseason match against Seattle Sounders FC on Feb. 5.

2012: Set a number of MLS career highs, appearing in 12 matches (9 starts), playing 896 minutes and scoring five goals ... Finished the season as the club’s third-leading goal-scorer and tied for third overall in points (10) ... Scored his five goals on the season in a 10-game span ... Earned honorable mention on the MLSsoccer.com Team of the Week four times during the season in Weeks 25, 26, 30 and 33 ... Scored his first MLS game-winning goal Aug. 31 in a 1-0 win over Colorado at JELD-WEN Field ... Tallied game-tying goals in back-to-back home matches Sept. 29 vs. D.C. United and Oct. 27 vs. San Jose - both 1-1 draws ... Made his first MLS start and scored his first goal of the season Aug. 19 in a 3-2 loss at New York ... Finished the regular season having recorded at least one shot on goal in five consecutive matches - one shy of the club’s MLS record ... Was on loan with the L.A. Blues of USL PRO from May 8 to July 10 ... Recorded six goals and two assists in 10 games during his loan stint and was the Blues’ leading scorer on the season ... Selected to the USL PRO Team of the Week in Weeks 6 and 8 ... Tallied in four straight matches June 15-30 ... Named to the USL PRO Team of the Week in Week 11 after scoring game-winning goals in back-to-back games June 15 and June 17 both 1-0 wins over the Dayton Dutch Lions ... At season’s end was selected to the USL PRO All-League Second Team ... Led the Timbers Reserves in scoring with five goals in 373 minutes over five games played (four starts) ... Recorded a hat trick for the Timbers Reserves in a 4-2 win over the Chivas USA Reserves on July 29 at JELD-WEN Field ... Also scored in road wins over Seattle Sounders FC Reserves on April 10 and Vancouver Whitecaps FC Reserves on April 22 ... Additionally, saw time in both of the Timbers’ exhibition matches against Spanish side Valencia CF (May 23) and EPL club Aston Villa FC (July 24).

2011: Made his MLS Timbers debut July 7 in a friendly against Club América exactly five months after undergoing Achilles’ tendon surgery, after rupturing his Achilles tendon in the Timbers first preseason game Feb. 4 ... Scored his first career MLS goal in the 81st minute of a 3-1 loss at Sporting KC Aug. 17 ... Recorded four goals in five MLS Reserve League appearances, ranking second in scoring for the Timbers Reserves ... Helped the Reserve squad to a second-place finish in the MLS Reserve League’s West Division ... Made 11 appearances in MLS action.

2010: In his first professional season, started 18 of his 23 games for the USSF Division-2 Pro League Portland Timbers … Was the Timbers’ second-leading scorer with 10 goals, one assist and 21 points on the season … Ranked tied for fourth among USSF D-2 goal-scoring lead­ers … Recorded two, two-goal performances during the regular season, both against Crystal Palace Baltimore – at home on Aug. 29 and on the road on Sept. 25 … Scored nine goals over the final 12 games of the regular season … Added four goals during the Timbers’ run in the 2010 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, including a hat trick against the Kitsap Pumas in the second round June 22 … Also scored against Seattle Sounders FC in a third-round match at PGE Park on June 30 … Was named the Player of the Round for Round 2 of the U.S. Open Cup … Made his pro debut in 3-0 win over AC St. Louis on April 22 at PGE Park … Scored his first professional goal in an exhibition match against Costa Rica’s Puntarenas FC on May 1 … Finished his rookie season with 15 goals across all competitions … Prior to signing with the Timbers on April 7, was selected with the 12th overall pick in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft by the Columbus Crew.

COLLEGE: Enjoyed a standout career at the University of Notre Dame ... Played in 86 career games for the Fighting Irish ... Led the team and BIG EAST Conference in scoring and in goals, both as a junior and a senior ... Tallied 23 goals and 55 points over his final two seasons on campus ... Was a two-time All-BIG EAST Conference first-team selection ... Entered his collegiate career as one of College Soccer News’ 100 Freshman to Watch in 2005 ... Aided in Notre Dame’s NCAA Tournament run as a sophomore in 2006, appearing in 20 games ... Did not play in 2007 ... As a junior in 2008, scored a career-high 12 goals ... Helped the Fighting Irish to the semifinals of the conference championship tournament ... Earned his first of two All-BIG EAST Championship team nods ... Named the conference’s preseason Offensive Player of the Year entering his senior season in 2009 ... As a senior, led the Irish to the BIG EAST Conference final and the second round of the NCAA tourna­ment ... Received numerous accolades following senior campaign, including BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year, All-Great Lakes Region first-team honors and was chosen to TopDrawerSoccer.com’s national first team ... Following his collegiate career, was invited to the 2010 Major League Soccer Combine.

PERSONAL: Pronounced “DEE-kay” ... Is an avid sports fan ... Favorite sports teams are Arsenal and Barcelona ... Both hip hop and R&B top his list of favorite music genres ... Likes to travel and visit new places ... Has met President Obama ... Loves working with computers, would be in in­formation technology if not for soccer ... Has four siblings, including three sisters and a brother ... Enjoys cooking.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Toronto FC 1 0 0 12 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
2013 Toronto FC 7 5 1 430 0 7 3 10 2 1 0
2013 Portland Timbers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Portland Timbers 12 9 5 896 0 29 12 16 8 0 0
2011 Portland Timbers 11 0 1 164 0 4 3 7 0 2 0
Career Totals 31 14 7 1502 0 40 19 34 10 3 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Toronto FC 1 0 0 12 0 1 1 1 0 0 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Toronto FC 7 5 1 430 0 7 3 10 2 1 0
MLS Regular Season Portland Timbers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Portland Timbers 12 9 5 896 0 29 12 16 8 0 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Portland Timbers 11 0 1 164 0 4 3 7 0 2 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
8/30/2014 NE @ TOR L 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/23/2014 CHI @ TOR T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/16/2014 TOR @ KC L 1-4 Subbed On 12 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
8/9/2014 TOR @ CLB W 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/2/2014 TOR @ MTL W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/30/2014 TOR @ DC L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/26/2014 KC @ TOR L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/19/2014 TOR @ HOU T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2014 VAN @ TOR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/12/2014 HOU @ TOR W 2-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/5/2014 DC @ TOR L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/2/2014 TOR @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/27/2014 TOR @ NY T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/7/2014 SJ @ TOR W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/31/2014 CLB @ TOR W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/23/2014 TOR @ KC T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/17/2014 NY @ TOR W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/3/2014 NE @ TOR L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/19/2014 TOR @ DAL L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/12/2014 COL @ TOR L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 TOR @ CLB W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/29/2014 TOR @ RSL L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/22/2014 DC @ TOR W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/15/2014 TOR @ SEA W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/26/2013 MTL @ TOR W 0-1 Started 84 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
10/19/2013 TOR @ CHI L 0-1 Started 82 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0
10/5/2013 TOR @ PHI L 0-1 Started 63 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0
9/28/2013 DC @ TOR W 1-4 Started 81 1 0 3 1 2 1 1 0
9/21/2013 KC @ TOR L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
9/14/2013 TOR @ NY L 0-2 Subbed On 15 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
9/11/2013 CHI @ TOR T 1-1 Subbed On 15 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
9/7/2013 TOR @ POR W 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/30/2013 POR @ RSL L 2-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/25/2013 POR @ SEA L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/21/2013 RSL @ POR T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/17/2013 DAL @ POR W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/3/2013 VAN @ POR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/27/2013 POR @ SJ L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/20/2013 POR @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/13/2013 LA @ POR W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/7/2013 POR @ CLB L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/23/2013 COL @ POR W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/19/2013 POR @ LA T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/15/2013 DAL @ POR W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/8/2013 POR @ CHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/25/2013 POR @ DC W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/18/2013 POR @ VAN T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/12/2013 CHV @ POR W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/8/2013 POR @ DAL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/2/2013 NE @ POR T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/27/2013 POR @ KC W 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/21/2013 POR @ SJ T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2013 SJ @ POR W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/6/2013 HOU @ POR W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/30/2013 POR @ COL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/16/2013 POR @ SEA T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/9/2013 MTL @ POR L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/3/2013 NY @ POR T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/27/2012 SJ @ POR T 1-1 Started 80 1 0 2 2 2 2 0 0
10/21/2012 POR @ VAN W 1-0 Started 85 0 0 3 2 5 1 0 0
10/7/2012 POR @ SEA L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0
9/29/2012 DC @ POR T 1-1 Started 90 1 0 3 1 2 1 0 0
9/22/2012 POR @ RSL L 1-2 Subbed On 45 1 0 3 2 0 3 0 0
9/19/2012 POR @ SJ T 2-2 Subbed On 72 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0
9/15/2012 SEA @ POR T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 0
9/5/2012 POR @ COL L 0-3 Started 67 0 0 2 0 1 3 0 0
8/31/2012 COL @ POR W 0-1 Started 88 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
8/25/2012 VAN @ POR W 1-2 Started 86 0 0 4 1 2 3 0 0
8/19/2012 POR @ NY L 2-3 Started 74 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
8/15/2012 POR @ TOR T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/5/2012 DAL @ POR T 1-1 Subbed On 29 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
7/28/2012 CHV @ POR L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/21/2012 POR @ DAL L 0-5 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/18/2012 POR @ CHV L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/14/2012 LA @ POR L 5-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/7/2012 POR @ RSL L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/3/2012 SJ @ POR W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/30/2012 POR @ COL L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/24/2012 SEA @ POR W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/17/2012 POR @ LA L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/26/2012 VAN @ POR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/20/2012 CHI @ POR W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/15/2012 POR @ HOU T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2012 CLB @ POR T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/28/2012 POR @ MTL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/21/2012 KC @ POR W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2012 POR @ LA L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/7/2012 CHV @ POR L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/31/2012 RSL @ POR L 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/24/2012 POR @ NE L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/17/2012 POR @ DAL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/12/2012 PHI @ POR W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/22/2011 POR @ RSL T 1-1 Subbed On 24 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
10/19/2011 POR @ DC T 1-1 Subbed On 6 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 0
10/14/2011 HOU @ POR L 2-0 Subbed On 16 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
10/2/2011 POR @ VAN W 1-0 Subbed On 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/24/2011 POR @ NY L 0-2 Subbed On 14 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
9/21/2011 SJ @ POR T 1-1 Subbed On 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/16/2011 NE @ POR W 0-3 Subbed On 10 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
9/10/2011 POR @ PHI T 0-0 Subbed On 29 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
8/24/2011 CHV @ POR W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/20/2011 VAN @ POR W 1-2 Subbed On 21 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
8/17/2011 POR @ KC L 1-3 Subbed On 24 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
8/14/2011 POR @ HOU L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/6/2011 POR @ SJ T 1-1 Subbed On 10 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
8/3/2011 LA @ POR W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/30/2011 TOR @ POR T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/23/2011 POR @ CLB L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2011 POR @ CHI W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/10/2011 SEA @ POR L 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/2/2011 KC @ POR L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/25/2011 POR @ DAL L 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/19/2011 NY @ POR T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/11/2011 COL @ POR L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/4/2011 POR @ CHV L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/29/2011 DC @ POR L 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/21/2011 CLB @ POR W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/14/2011 POR @ SEA T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/6/2011 PHI @ POR W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/30/2011 RSL @ POR W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/23/2011 POR @ LA L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/17/2011 DAL @ POR W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2011 CHI @ POR W 2-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/2/2011 POR @ NE T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/26/2011 POR @ TOR L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/19/2011 POR @ COL L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves