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T.J. Casner
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T.J. Casner 864806
Position: Forward
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Irvine, Calif.
Major: Mechanical Engineering

In 2015 (Senior):

  • Named to the NSCAA All-America Third Team
  • A member of the NSCAA All-South Region First Team
  • Named to the All-ACC First Team
  • Ranked 38th in the Postseason National Top 100 according to Top Drawer Soccer
  • Named ACC Offensive Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 14-20
  • Named the Offensive Player of the Year for the team
  • Led the team in goals (10) and points (24)
  • The 10 goals ranked third in the ACC, while the 24 points were fifth in the conference
  • Led the Tigers in game-winning goals with six
  • Ranked fifth in the nation and first in the ACC with the six game-winning goals
  • Tied for fourth on the team with four assists
  • Scored a goal in five straight games from Sept. 15 to Sept. 29, against Furman, Duke, Brown, Wake Forest and Gardner-Webb; four of the five were game winners
  • Netted two goals and one assist for five points in Clemson’s 5-2 win over Elon in the NCAA Second Round on Nov. 22
  • Tallied one goal and two assists for four points in the Tigers’ 4-1 road win at NC State on Oct. 30

In 2014 (Junior):

  • Played in all 22 of Clemson’s matches, starting 15 and playing more than 1,200 minutes. 
  • Scored three goals on the season. 
  • Assisted on six more goals, tied for the team lead. 
  • Scored a total of 12 points, tied for the team lead.
  • A member of the CollegeSportsMadness.com All-ACC Second Team in 2014
  • Named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Midseason Conference Top 20; listed as the No. 18 player in the ACC.
  • A member of the Courtyard Marriott San Diego Central Aztec All-Tournament Team in 2014
  • Earned an ACC Academic Consortium Fellowship in Creativity & Innovation
  • Named to Clemson’s Honor Roll for maintaining at least a 3.0 GPA during the Spring 2015 semester.

In 2013 (Sophomore):

  • Played in 20 matches
  • Scored three goals and two assists for eight points
  • Scored Clemson’s goal in the Tigers’ 1-1 draw with 15th-ranked Wake Forest on October 11
  • Scored the second goal in Clemson’s 3-2 victory over Boston College on October 25
  • In the ACC quarterfinal match, Casner scored the first goal in Clemson’s 2-1 victory over 15th-ranked and fifth seeded North Carolina at Clemson, SC

In 2012 (Freshman):

  • Played in 14 matches and was a starter in two contests
  • Scored one goal on the season
  • Scored the game-winner against USC Upstate in the Tigers' 1-0 win over USC Upstate on August 24, in the season opener

Before Clemson:

  • Attended University High School
  • US Soccer Development Academy, Pateadores in 2009-2012
  • Played for Coaches Thomas Dooley and George Larsen
  • US Soccer Development Academy, LA Galaxy U-15/16 in 2009-10
  • ESPN Top 150 Recruit
  • 2011/2012 US Soccer Development Academy Playoffs Top XI honorable mention
  • Started in 26 of 30 league games
  • Leading scorer (tied) in USSDA SoCal Division with 19 goals in 26 games including four goals in three playoff games
  • USSDC - Top 5 scorer (tied)
  • Top Drawer Soccer, 4 Star Rated Player in 2011 and 2012
  • Scored five goals in 26 games in 2010-11
  • 2011-2012 US Soccer Development Academy Playoffs U-17/18
  • 2010-2011 US Soccer Development Academy Playoffs U-15/16
  • U-14 National Team Pool
  • Trained / competed with English Premier League teams; Blackburn Rovers, Everton FC, Manchester City, Ipswich, and West Ham with LA Galaxy Youth Academy Tour 2010
  • Trained in Brazil with the Clube Atletico Paranaense U16 team in Curitiba, Brazil
  • Won consecutive U.S. National Futsal Championships in 2006-2007 with the San Jose Mexican American Community Services Association (MACSA) U-12 team
  • Born on September 28, 1994
  • Majoring in mechanical engineering
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