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Tyrel Lacey
0   Tyrel Lacey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jenks, Okla.

High School:
Jenks

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 197

Position:
Goalkeeper

Experience:
4L


TULSA - Was a four-year letterwinner . . . played 3,620 minutes in goal . . . posted 159 career saves for a 0.99 goals-against average . . . was drafted by the New England Revolution in the MLS SuperDraft.

SENIOR (2008) - Started in all 22 games played . . . logged nearly 2,000 minutes in goal . . . had 77 saves for a .846 saves percentage . . . allowed just 14 goals for a .63 goals-against average . . . finished the season ranked first in the league in GAA, second in shutouts and saves percentage, and third in saves, as well as 17th nationally for his GAA and 19th for his saves percentage . . . recorded eight shutouts, including wins over Georgia Southern, Hofstra, Marshall, UCF, Florida International, Missouri State and UMKC, and a tie with South Carolina . . . named TU's "Man of the Match" against Connecticut, Hofstra, Oral Roberts, Florida International and South Carolina . . . selected as the Level 3 & Radisson Hotel Hurricane Classic Most Valuable Player . . . named as the Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 3 . . . received All-C-USA first team honors . . . selected to the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week on Oct. 13 and Nov. 17 . . . was named to the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Season third team . . . selected to the NSCAA/adidas NCAA All-Midwest Region second team . . . named TU's Defensive Player of the Year.

JUNIOR (2007) - Played in only two games . . . earned playing time against Centenary, helping TU post a shutout . . . started and played a full 90 minutes against UAB in the C-USA Championship quarterfinals, posting a shutout . . . named TU's "Man of the Match" against UAB in the C-USA quarterfinals.

SOPHOMORE (2006) - Started eight of nine games played . . . registered 796 minutes in goal . . . allowed only 11 goals for a 1.24 goals-against average . . . notched 41 saves on the season . . . posted three shutouts - Florida International, Marshall and South Carolina . . . selected as TU's "Man of the Match" against the Gamecocks . . . named Conference USA Player of the Week on Oct. 30th . . . ranked third among the league's goalkeepers in saves percentage (.788), fourth in saves per game (4.55) and shutouts (3), and sixth in goals-against average (1.24).

RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN (2005) - Started all eight games he played and accounted for 695 minutes in goal . . . recorded a shutout against UCF . . . collected 38 saves and allowed just 15 goals for a 1.94 GAA . . . recorded a career-high nine saves against No. 11 SMU . . . earned his first collegiate start against Kentucky.

FRESHMAN (2004) - Received a red-shirt season.

PRIOR TO TULSA - Was a four-year letterwinner and starter at Jenks High School . . . completed his prep career as a four-time all-conference performer and was a three-time selection to the all-district team . . . received honorable mention all-district merits as a freshman . . . was named to the all-state team as a senior . . . posted 31 career shutouts . . . as a senior, allowed just two goals, notched nine shutouts in 11 games and registered a 0.36 goals-against average . . . did not surrender a goal during district play . . . led the Trojans to a conference and district title during his final season . . . in 2003, he led JHS to a 12-2 overall mark and to the state semifinals . . . played in every game and registered nine shutouts and a 0.80 goals-against average . . . spent five years as a member of the Oklahoma ODP state team, and played on the same club team, the Tulsa Nationals '86, as former teammate Todd Goddard . . . helped his club team win four state championships (1999, 2001, 2003, 2004) and to a 2004 Region III Premier League North Central title.

PERSONAL - Majoring in finance . . . born February 8, 1986 . . . one of three children of Bob and Cheryl Lacey.