Tajon Buchanan

Tajon Buchanan
Tajon Buchanan
Tajon Buchanan
Forward
17
Real Name: Tajon Buchanan
HT: 6' 0" WT: 152
Generation adidas
Age: 21 (02/08/1999)
Birthplace: Brampton, Ontario
Hometown: Brampton, Ontario

Updated July 31, 2020

AT A GLANCE:

  • Made 12 MLS appearances with two assists in rookie season after being selected ninth-overall in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft.
  • One of seven players to sign a Generation adidas contract prior to the 2019 MLS 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: Totaled 15 career appearances, starting five games and recording a pair of assists in 504 minutes of action…Selected ninth overall by New England in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft after a standout career at Syracuse University.

2020: Has appeared in every match across all competitions this season, including two starts and four substitute appearances…Started and played 67 minutes in the MLS is Back Tournament Round of 16 on July 25 vs. Philadelphia…(2/29) at MTL: Registered first appearance of the season as a substitute and recorded one shot in eight minutes of action…(7/21) vs. TOR: Made his first start of the season and played a full 90 minutes in the 0-0 draw.

2019:  Made 10 appearances, with four starts, and recorded two assists across 391 minutes played in rookie season…Spent 12 additional games on the bench as an unused substitute…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 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 goal…(5/25) vs. DC: Started and played 58 minutes in 1-1 home draw with D.C. United.

COLLEGE (SYRACUSE):  An integral piece in 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…Earned All-ACC First Team and All-ECAC honors after leading the team with 20 points…Ranked fourth in ACC with 1.33 points per game, and fifth with 0.53 goals per game…Recorded three multi-goal games…As a freshman, made the All-ACC Third Team and ACC All-Freshman Team after starting 18 games…Tied for third on the team in scoring with 10 points, finishing with four goals and two assists…Member of the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the spring semester…Named to Central New York Classic All-Tournament Team.

PERSONAL: Canadian citizen, born in the Toronto area…Moved to Colorado to pursue soccer career, attending Legacy High School…Named Colorado State Player of the Year…Also spent time with the Mississauga Falcons and Real Colorado Academy...Studied Physical Education at Syracuse University…Formerly a competitive basketball player, supports the NBA’s Toronto Raptors.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2020New England Revolution5101130404100
2019New England Revolution104039121125000
Career Totals-155050421529100
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