Tajon Buchanan

Tajon Buchanan
Tajon Buchanan
Tajon Buchanan
Forward
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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 Jan. 11, 2019

AT A GLANCE:

  • A two-year starter at Syracuse, scoring 12 goals and tallying six assists in 33 total appearances.
  • One of seven players to sign a Generation adidas contract with MLS prior to the SuperDraft.
  • A native of Brampton, Ontario, spending time with the Mississauga Falcons and Real Colorado Academy.
  • 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: Signed a Generation adidas contract prior to the 2019 MLS SuperDraft…Selected by New England as the ninth-overall pick in the first round of the 2019 MLS SuperDraft…A two-year starter at Syracuse University where he scored 12 goals and tallied six assists in 33 appearances.

COLLEGE (SYRACUSE):  An important member of Syracuse University’s attack for two years and 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: Born in the Toronto area and also lived in Colorado…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.


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