Men's Soccer

Joey Tinnion
Joey Tinnion


Macomb, Mich.

High School:
Utica Eisenhower High School

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 165



Education and Business

Career Game-by-Game | Career Stats

▪ Played in all 17 matches, making 13 starts
▪ Selected to Capital One Academic All-District 5 Team
▪ Named to College Soccer News and Top Drawer Soccer National Teams of the Week on Oct. 14
▪ Named Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 7
▪ Led team with 18 points and seven goals
▪ Scored both goals in 2-1 win against Detroit (10/5)
▪ Earned goal in season-opening draw at Pittsburgh (8/30)
▪ Netted lone goal in 1-1 draw versus Denver
▪ Scored game-winning goal in come-from-behind win at Wright State (10/12)
▪ Earned three points with goal and assist against IUPUI (9/18) and at Green Bay (11/2)
▪ Finished season with three game-winning goals

▪ Played in 14 matches, making two starts
▪ Named to All-Summit League second team
▪ Earned spot on Summit League Academic All-League team ▪ Finished third on the team with 15 points
▪ Scored two goals, including game winner, against IUPUI (Oct. 6)
▪ Netted two goals versus Western Illinois (Sept. 29)
▪ Summit League Academic Honor Roll selection and distinguished scholar

▪ Saw action in 13 matches as a true freshman, including three starts
▪ Made his collegiate debut against Northern Illinois (9/2)
▪ His first collegiate start came against Tulsa (9/11)
▪ Picked up his first collegiate point with an assist against Tulsa (9/11)
▪ Earned a place on The Summit League All-Academic Team

High School:
▪ Earned three varsity letters in soccer at Utica Eisenhower High School, serving one season as team captain
▪ Was named first team all-state as a senior after achieving second team all state honors in 2009
▪ He was named the Macomb Athletic Conference (MAC) Red MVP from 2009-10
▪ Earned all-district and all-region honors from 2009-10
▪ Helped UEHS win the MAC Red and district championship in 2009 and 2010
▪ Utica Eisenhower were regional finalists in both 2009 and 2010 with Tinnion as a key player on the squad
▪ He was named the Macomb Athletic Conference Red MVP from 2009-10
▪ He scored 29 goals and had 10 assists for 68 points as a senior, after setting a pace of 21 goals and 10 assists as a junior
▪ Also earned three varsity letters on the UEHS golf team
▪ He played his club soccer for Vardar Academy

Top Athletic Performance:
▪ Beating the defending state champions, Brother Rice, 2-1 to advance to the regional semifinals

Academics and Extracurriculars:
▪ Served as Presidente of the Spanish Club

Reasons for Choosing OU:
1. The chance to play varsity soccer
2. The opportunity to get a great education
3. The chance to stay close enough to home

Full Name:
Joseph Eric Tinnion
Birthdate: August 11, 1993
Parents: Mary and Brian Tinnion
> His father played professional soccer in England for Workingham, Wrexham and Chelsea, before coming to play in the NAPSL for the New York Cosmos, Team Hawaii, the Colorado Caribous and Detroit Express. He was also the head men's soccer coach at Eastern Michigan and a former Oakland assistant coach
Siblings: Kyle, Paul, Stephanie, Lisa and Claire
> His brother Paul was the former head women's soccer coach at Eastern Michigan and now serves as director of coaching for the Novi Jaguars
> His mother, Mary, and sister, Stephanie, both attend Oakland University

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