Tyrel Lacey

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Tyrel Lacey
Personal information
Full name Tyrel Lacey
Date of birth (1986-02-08) 8 February 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Jenks, Oklahoma, United States
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1998–2004 Tulsa Nationals '86
2004–2008 Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007 Colorado Rapids U23's 6 (0)
2009–2010 Lyn 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 April 2010.

Tyrel Lacey (born 8 February 1986 in Jenks, Oklahoma) is an American soccer goalkeeper who is currently a free agent. He has since Co-Founded Mainspring Wealth Advisors, a Financial Planning and Wealth Management Firm in Bellevue, WA.

Personal[edit]

Lacey grew up in Jenks, Oklahoma. He played for youth club Tulsa Nationals '86 and also attended Jenks High School.[1]

Club career[edit]

College[edit]

Lacey went on to play college soccer at the University of Tulsa for Tulsa Golden Hurricane from 2004-2008. Making 40 starts from 2005-2008 Lacey registered a record low 0.99 goals-against average for his career at the University of Tulsa. While also receiving All-Conference USA First Team honors. He was also awarded numerous individual honors, as well as Top Drawer Soccer All-American Team, NSCAA/Adidas NCAA All-Midwest Region Second Team honors, as well as Defensive Player of the Year.[2] During University Lacey also played with Colorado Rapids U23's in the USL Premier Development League.

Professional[edit]

Upon graduating in 2009, Lacey was drafted by the New England Revolution in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft but opted to finish school and pursue playing overseas.[3]

Lacey first spent time training with Coventry City but is unable to play in England before acquiring a Visa in 2012. After being on trial in Norwegian Premier League club Lyn in July 2009, he signed for the club. On 5 August 2009, he made his debut in a friendly match against Liverpool, putting up an impressive performance in his professional debut.[4] Lacey became Lyn's starting goalkeeper immediately, but missed the end of the season due to an injury. In 2010, Lacey and the rest of Lyn's squad were released when the club went bankrupt and was folded.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Player Bio: Tyrel Lacey TulsaHurricane.com
  2. ^ Player Bio: Tyrel Lacey TulsaHurricane.com
  3. ^ Player Bio: Tyrel Lacey TulsaHurricane.com
  4. ^ (Norwegian) Keeperdebutant fra start Lyn.no

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