Tajon Buchanan

Tajon Buchanan
Tajon Buchanan
Tajon Buchanan
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Real Name: Tajon Buchanan
HT: 6' 0" WT: 152
Generation adidas
Age: 20 (02/08/1999)
Birthplace: Brampton, Ontario
Hometown: Brampton, Ontario

Updated September 4, 2019

AT A GLANCE:

  • Has made 10 MLS appearances with two assists as a rookie after being selected ninth-overall in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft.
  • One of seven players to sign a Generation adidas contract with MLS prior to the SuperDraft.
  • A two-year starter at Syracuse recorded 12 goals and tallied six assists in 33 appearances.
  • Named to First Team All-Atlantic Coast Conference after scoring eight goals in 15 appearances during his sophomore season with the Orange.
  • Earned Atlantic Coast Conference All-Freshman Team honors after scoring four goals and recording two assists in 2017.

MLS CAREER (2019): Dynamic attacking player with 10 appearances, four starts, and two assists across 391 minutes played in rookie season…Selected ninth-overall by New England in the first round of the 2019 MLS SuperDraft… Signed a Generation adidas contract prior to the 2019 MLS SuperDraft… Also played 37 minutes as a substitute in U.S. Open Cup Fourth Round win on June 11…Available on the bench for Round of 16 match at Orlando City SC…(3/9) vs. CLB: Made professional debut after coming off of the bench for 10 minutes in a 2-0 home loss…(4/27) at SKC: Earned first MLS start, playing 79 minutes and recording his first career assist on Juan Fernando Caicedo’s second goal in a 4-4 road draw with Sporting Kansas City…(5/4) at PHI: Registered first 90-minute outing...(5/11) vs. SJ: Came off bench for 24 minutes, notching his second career assist on Carles Gil’s 68th-minute Carles Gil…(5/25) vs. DC: Started and played 58 minutes in 1-1 home draw with D.C. United.

COLLEGE (SYRACUSE):  An important member of Syracuse University’s attack for two years…Signed a Generation adidas contract after his sophomore season…Appeared in 33 total matches for the Orange, starting each, and tallied 12 goals with six assists… started 15 matches and recorded a career-high eight goals as a sophomore during the 2018 season.

SOPHOMORE (2018): All-South Region Second Team honoree…Earned All-ACC First Team and All-ECAC honors...Posted career highs in points (20), goals (8) and assists (4)...Led the Orange in points and goals...Became the first Syracuse player to record 20 points in a season since 2015...Ranked fourth in the ACC in points per game (1.33), fifth in goals per game (0.53) and tied for seventh in goals...Recorded multiple goals three times...Had an assist on Syracuse's first goal of the season at Oregon State...Scored his first goal of the year at Portland...Had five points (2g, 1a) against Hofstra...Posted a career-high two assists at Akron...Scored two goals at Louisville...Posted career highs in points (6) and goals (3) against St. Bonaventure...Became the 34th player in school history to record a hat trick in the win over the Bonnies.

FRESHMAN (2017): All-ACC Third Team and ACC All-Freshman Team selection...Started all 18 matches...Tied for third on the team in scoring with 10 points…Finished the season with four goals and two assists…Scored the go-ahead goal in the season opener at Saint Louis…Recorded a goal and an assist against Northwestern…Member of the Central New York Classic All-Tournament Team…Scored a goal at Ohio State…Had an assist against Clemson during the regular season and an assist against the Tigers in the ACC Tournament...Member of the Athletic Director's Honor Roll during the spring semester.

PERSONAL: Canadian citizen, born in the Toronto area… Attended Legacy High School in Colorado where he was the Colorado State Player of the Year…Studied Physical Education at Syracuse University…Also spent time with the Mississauga Falcons and Real Colorado Academy...Formerly a competitive basketball player, support the NBA’s Toronto Raptors.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2019New England Revolution104039121125000
Career Totals-104039121125000
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