Tyler Zon

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Goalkeeper

Pronunciation: ZHAHN
Position: Goalkeeper
Jersey Number: 1
Height: 6-2
Weight: 168 lbs.
Date of Birth: December 14, 1993
Place of Birth: Boston, Mass.
Hometown: Wellesley, Mass.
High School: Noble and Greenough School
Youth Club Team: Northeast United FC
Status: Under-18 roster
Email: tylerzon@yahoo.com

MLS RESERVE DIVISION: Called up for Oct. 16 match against the Columbus Crew, but did not see any action.

2010-11: Made nine appearances, including seven starts, with the Under-16 team. Posted a 1.91 goals against average. Traveled to Phoenix, Ariz., with the team and started two games in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Winter Showcase (Dec. 3-6). Traveled to Frisco, Texas, for the Development Academy Spring Showcase (June 24-27), starting one game.

2009-10: Made 12 appearances, including 11 starts, with the Under-16 team. Posted two shutouts and earned a 1.43 goals against average. Traveled to Phoenix, Ariz., with the team and started one game – a shutout against St. Louis Scott Gallagher Metro (Dec. 7) – during the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Winter Showcase (Dec. 5-8). Helped the team post a shutout against Oakwood SC (March 14) after entering the game as a substitute. Earned a shutout against Match Fit Chelsea (March 21). Travelled to Sarasota, Fla., for the Spring Showcase (May 28-31), starting two games. Traveled to Greensboro, N.C., for the Development Academy Playoffs (June 25-28), but did not make any appearances.

HIGH SCHOOL: Is a senior at Noble and Greenough School (Dedham, Mass.) … has played four seasons, serving as captain in 2011 … helped Nobles win the 2010 Independent School League championship … selected to the 2010 All-ISL second team … allowed the league’s lowest goals against total and posted the ISL’s lowest goals against average in 2010.

BEFORE REVS: Spent two seasons with Inter SC (2008-09), serving as captain during the second season … played with the Mass. ODP team from 2007-09, advancing to the Region I finals in 2008 and 2009 … played with FC United in 2008 as a U14 … won the Mass. State Cup championship and reached the finals and semifinals during his three years (2005-07) with FC Greater Boston.

PERSONAL: Tyler William Zon … is the son of Leonard Zon and Lynda Schneider … has one sister, Becky (20) … lists Edwin van der Sar, Peter Schmeichel, Dani Alves, Xavi and Gareth Bale among his favorite soccer players … supports Arsenal, FC Barcelona, Inter Milan and the New England Revolution … also follows the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, Boston Celtics and Boston Bruins … enjoys playing guitar, baseball and basketball … also plays guitar in his school’s jazz band.