M. SOCCER

M. Soccer: Tyler Blackwood

Tyler Blackwood

#17
Position: For.
Ht.: 6-2
Wt.: 155
Hometown: London, England
Previous School: Highlands School
Eligibility: Jr.
Major: English


As a Junior: First-team all-Sunshine State Conference...SSC Player of the Year...SSC Offensive Player of the Year...NSCAA second-team all-South Region...Daktronics first-team all-South Region...Daktronics honorable mention All-American...SSC Offensive Player of the Week (9/9).

As a Sophomore: First-team all-Sunshine State Conference…SSC Player of the Year…SSC Offensive Player of the Year…NSCAA first-team all-South Region…Daktronics first-team all-South Region…Daktronics honorable mention All-American…SSC Offensive Player of Week (9/10, 10/22)…Began all 17 games totaling 1,408 minutes of game action…Registered team-high 57 shots and 33 shots on goal…Recorded six shots on goal in two matches at Florida Tech (9/12) and Florida Southern (10/20)…Logged one assist each against Barry (10/03) and Nova Southeastern (10/17)…Captured 11 goals throughout the season…Notched hat-trick games versus Clayton State (9/8) and Florida Southern (10/20)…Registered two goals in addition to two shots on goal at Barry (10/3)…Recorded one goal each against Tech (9/12), Eckerd (9/15), and Nova Southeastern (10/17) to total the season at 11 goals…Notched two shots on goal in SSC tournament versus Rollins (11/2)…Logged one shot on goal against Lynn in NCAA tournament (11/10).

As a Freshman: Did not see any playing time in first collegiate season.

High School: Attended Highlands School in the UK…Made 20 appearances and scored 11 goals for Northampton Town U-16…Scored seven goals in seven games for Northampton Town U-17…Combined 40 goals in 61 appearances for the Barnett Football Club U-18 and U-19 clubs…Holds record for top goal scorer at high school…Named captain of high school.

Personal: Spent summer of 2013 with Orlando City PDL, where he was first-team all-conference and second in nation in scoring with 15 goals in 14 games...Volunteered with Easter Seals Charity and Camp Challenge in Orlando...Son of David Blackwood and Samantha Barrett…Has three siblings, Kyle, Paige and Brodie...English major…Birthdate: 7/24/91.

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