Penn State meets New Mexico for second time in program history with a spot in the Elite Eight on the line
Connor Maloney's second-half goal puts Penn State in the Sweet 16
Penn State meets UC Santa Barbara for first time in program history with a spot in the Sweet 16 on the line
Penn State meets St. Francis Brooklyn for first time in program history with second-round date at UC Santa Barbara on the line
Penn State returns to NCAA Tournament for first time since 2010
Men's Soccer Captures the Big Ten Title against Northwestern 10/27/13
2013 (Redshirt-Junior): Tallied game-winning goal in program's first win over West Virginia since 1990 ... Goal was his first points since 2011 after ACL surgery in 2012 ... Forced own goal by Wisconsin in team's Big Ten opener victory ... Netted a goal in 2-0 win over Indiana. Connected on cross from Mike Robinson for game-winning goal in double overtime against Michigan State. Scored game-tying and game-winning goals in 2-1 double overtime win over Northwestern to clinch Big Ten regular season title. Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week after performance against Northwestern.
2012 (Junior): Redshirt season.
2010 (Freshman): TopDrawerSoccer.com honorable mention All-Rookie Team ... Appeared in 22 games, starting 11 ... Tied for second on the team in goals (5) and third in points (13) ... Named to Penn State Classic All-Tournament Team after totaling three goals, including his first collegiate score versus Bucknell (9/10) and his first career multi-goal game versus Binghamton (9/12) ... Scored the game-winning goal and added an assist in 3-1 victory over Northwestern in the Big Ten Tournament (11/11) ... Netted fifth goal of the year in 4-1 rout of Old Dominion in second round NCAA Championship contest (11/21) ... Tied for third on the team in shots (42) and shots on goal (19).
High School/Club/ODP: Ranked as the No. 7 collegiate prospect in the Great Lakes region and 49th nationally, according to TopDrawerSoccer.com...Four-year varsity starter and senior team captain at Stoney Creek H.S. in Rochester Hills, Mich...Versatile and dynamic, played defender, midfielder and forward for the Cougars...Either led or finished second on the team in scoring throughout high school career...Named All-Oakland Athletics Association and all-district all four years, including as a freshman, becoming the first player in Michigan to receive that recognition...As a senior, selected by the Michigan High School Soccer Association to the state Dream Team and to the All-State first team and was also a Gatorade Player of the Year candidate...Played club soccer with the Michigan Wolves for the past four years...Helped it win a national championship in 2007, scoring a goal in the title game...Captured an academy national championship in 2009, tallying a goal and an assist in the playoffs.
Background: Jordan C. Tyler was born on August 19, 1992...Son of Mark and Renee Tyler...Has an older brother, Julian...Plans to major in Sports Management.