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Andrew Tarbell
Player Profile:
Andrew Tarbell 864804
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 194
Year: Junior
Hometown: Mandeville, La.
Major: Civil Engineering

In 2015 (Junior):

  • Named to the NSCAA All-America Second Team
  • A member of the NSCAA All-South Region First Team
  • Selected to the College Cup All-Tournament Team
  • Named to the All-ACC First Team
  • Named to the Top Drawer Soccer Postseason Best XI Second Team
  • Awarded Best Moment of the Year at the CLEMMYs with his performance against Syracuse to send Clemson to the National Championship
  • Named the Dalton Family MVP
  • Ranked 13th in the Postseason National Top 100 according to Top Drawer Soccer
  • Started all 24 games in goal for the Tigers, playing 2,244:22 minutes, most on the team
  • The 2,244:22 minutes rank first in the ACC and second in the nation among minutes played by goalkeepers
  • The 24 starts put him in a tie for third place in Clemson history in terms of games started in a single season, while the 2,244 minutes are second in school history
  • Posted a 17-3-4 record in goal; the 17 wins put him in a tie for fourth in school history in terms of wins by a keeper in a single season
  • Recorded 84 saves on the season for a .792 save percentage
  • The 84 saves ranked first in the ACC and 18th in the nation, while his .792 save percentage and his 3.50 saves per game average were both third in the conference
  • The 84 saves are the 16th-most saves in a single season in school history
  • Allowed just 22 goals for a 0.88 goals against average, which ranks 16th in program history for a single season
  • Posted nine solo shutouts, including six in a stretch of nine games from Sept. 29 to Nov. 8
  • The nine solo shutouts rank fifth in Clemson history in terms of single-season shutouts
  • Allowed one or fewer goals in 19 of Clemson’s 24 contests on the season
  • Recorded a season-high eight saves, which also tied his career high, in Clemson’s 0-0 double overtime draw against Syracuse in the College Cup Semifinal on Dec. 11
  • Posted one save in the penalty kick round to help the Tigers advance over the Orange, 4-1, and reach the College Cup Championship match for the first time since 1987
  • Tallied two saves in the penalty kick round, and six in 110 minutes of play, against Maryland in the NCAA Elite Eight on Dec. 4 to help Clemson advance over Maryland and reach the College Cup for the first time since 2005
  • Recorded an assist in the Tigers’ first game of the season, against ETSU on Aug. 28
  • A member of the CoSIDA Academic All-District 4 Team
  • Served as one of the team’s three captains
  • Named the ACC Scholar Athlete of the Year
  • Recipient of the team GPA Award for the senior class
  • Graduated from Clemson in December 2015 with a degree in Civil Engineering

In 2014 (Sophomore):

  • Started 16 of the 17 matches he played in this season and logged nearly 1,600 minutes.
  • Allowed only 15 goals, or .85 goals per game. 
  • Made 43 total saves en route to nine wins and five shutouts.
  • Made a career high eight saves against North Carolina on Oct. 3.
  • Named to ACC All-Tournament Team. 
  • Named to All-ACC Third Team.
  • Named to Clemson’s Dean’s List for maintaining at least a 3.5 GPA during the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 semesters.

In 2013 (Freshman):

  • Started 15 matches for the Tigers in goal as a freshman
  • Was a starter in the last seven matches of the season
  • Allowed only 16 goals
  • Finished the year with a 1.01 goals allowed average
  • Had 36 saves during the 2013 season
  • Finished the season with a 6-6-3 record
  • Had four solo shutouts during the 2013 season
  • Had an assist from his goalkeeper position on the winning goal in overtime vs. North Carolina on October 8, 2013
  • Shut out Mercer, Gardner-Webb, UNC Greensboro, and Virginia Tech
  • Had six saves at Wake Forest on October 11, 2013
  • Also had six saves against Charlotte on October 22, 2013
  • Had six saves vs. Maryland in the ACC Tournament semifinals on November 15, 2013
  • Started Clemson’s NCAA Tournament match with Elon on November 21, 2013
  • Named the team’s Newcomer-of-the-Year at the annual awards banquet
  • Finished fifth in the ACC for best goals against average (1.01)

In 2012:

  • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • Red-shirted the 2012 season

Before Clemson:

  • Enrolled at Clemson in January, 2012
  • Played at Fontainebleau HS
  • Member of the '93 Region III ODP Team
  • Played in the Disney Showcase - Winter Inter-regional All-Stars
  • 2010 Rio de Janeiro International Tour
  • '92 Region III ODP Team
  • 2010 London International Tour
  • '92 & '93 Louisiana State ODP Team
  • Played for the PDL - New Orleans Jesters in 2010 & 2011
  • Mandeville Soccer Club Premier Player of the Year in '09 & '10
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