Bucknell Men's Soccer BIO
3 Tyler Peterson
Career Statistics (Entering 2017-18): 32 games played, 29 games started, 0 goals, 1 assist, 1 point.
2017: Team co-captain ... Third Team All-Patriot League pick ... named Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week on 8/28 after spearheading a strong opening-weekend defensive effort ... the Bison allowed only one goal (none in regulation) in a 1-0 OT loss to St. Bonaventure and a 1-0 win over Saint Francis (Pa.).
2016: Appeared in 20 games, including 18 starts ... finished third on the team in minutes (1,740) ... named to Peter Baldwin Memorial Classic All-Tournament Team ... handed out an assist in a contest against American ... converted a penalty kick in the team's win at Boston University in the PL Tournament quarterfinals.
2015: Enjoyed a successful rookie season, playing in 12 games with 11 starts at fullback ... missed six games in October with an injury ... made first career start against No. 15 Syracuse and helped hold the Orange scoreless into overtime ... team conceded multiple goals in only two of his 11 starts ... recorded an assist in a win over Seton Hall ... named the Garth Stam Defensive Most Valuable Player of the Mayor's Cup ... played all 215 minutes at center back and helped Bucknell claim the team title.
Personal/H.S.: Born Oct. 9, 1996 in Hartford, Conn … parents are Lisa and Carl Peterson … has an older brother Colby and younger sister Sarah … two-year captain at Glastonbury High School … as a junior earned all-state honors and was named Defender of the Year by the Hartford Courant … earned all-conference and all-area honors as a sophomore and junior … was on the Preseason All-America watch list entering his senior year, but suffered an ankle injury in preseason that required surgery … was cleared to play in the state quarterfinals, then scored the opening goal in a 3-0 win in the semifinals and played the whole game in the final while helping the team to the championship … team also shared the state title in 2013 … high school team was 57-14-11 in his four years … won four Connecticut State Cup championships with CFC Azul … club team was an NPL national semifinalist in 2013 ... major is biology ... member of 2015 and 2016 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
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