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T.J. Nelson
T.J. Nelson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Garland, Texas

High School:
Sachse

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 159

Position:
Midfielder

Experience:
3L

Number:
23


02/07/2013

Mustangs Announce Spring Schedule

01/22/2013

Nelson Selected By FC Dallas In MLS Supplemental Draft

12/11/2012

T.J. Nelson Invited To MLS Combine

Nelson is one of 54 college seniors invited

12/10/2012

Three Mustangs Tabbed NSCAA All-Midwest Region

Ibarra, Nelson and Engel earn honors

11/13/2012

Mustangs Host Winthrop In NCAA First Round Thursday At 7 P.M.

Tickets are $2 for fans who donate two canned food items

2012 TEAM CAPTAIN

2012 (Sr.): Played in 19 games, starting 18... Averaged over 88 minutes per game; played 1674 of a possible 1920 minutes on the season.

2011 TEAM CAPTAIN

2011 (Jr.): Started all 21 games for the Mustangs... Averaged over 89 minutes per game; played 1874 minutes on the season... Played the duration of 16 games... Collected an assist on the game-winning goal 11/11 vs. South Carolina in the C-USA semifinals... Earned an assist 10/1 against No. 14 UCF.

2010 (So.): Played in 19 games, starting 18... Saw time at forward, midfield and defense for the Mustangs... Netted the overtime game-winning goal 11/5 vs. FIU... Recorded an assist 9/19 against Bradley... Added a helper 9/4 against Lipscomb... Scored his first career goal, a double-overtime game winner, in the 103rd minute 9/1 vs. Missouri State.

2009 (Fr.): Played in 12 games, starting nine... Earned an assist 10/6 vs. Seattle... Played 90 minutes or more in six games.

Prior to SMU: Played for the U.S. U-17 National Team and plays defender for the Region III ODP... Ranked as the No. 45 recruit on TopDrawerSoccer.com... An All-District honoree... Played club for North Texas Strikers.

Goals:
11/5/2010 at FIU (99')
9/1/2010 vs. Missouri State (103')

Awards:
2012 NSCAA Midwest Region Second Team
2012 Second-Team All-Conference USA
C-USA All-Tournament Team (Nov. 9-11, 2012)
SMU Classic All-Tournament Team (Sept. 14-16, 2012)
Hurricane Classic All-Tournament Team (Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2012)
2011 NSCAA Midwest Region Second Team
2011 Second-Team All-Conference USA
C-USA All-Tournament Team (Nov. 9-13, 2011)

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