20  Justin Dyer
Justin Dyer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Germantown, Tennessee

High School:
Christian Brothers

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170

Position:
Defender/Midfielder

Experience:
4 L


2004: A 2004 C-USA All-Conference First Team and C-USA All-Tournament Team selection ... Played an instrumental defensive role in the Tigers run to their first-ever conference regular season title and C-USA Championship ... His stellar defense helped hold opponents to several conference leading lows including 15 goals allowed, a .70 goals against average, 46 points allowed and 2.19 points allowed per game ... Leadership helped Memphis earn nine shutouts, first in the conference ... Assisted on the game-winner with a throw-in on a double-overtime 3-2 victory over Eastern Illinois ... Earned his second assist on a pass for the insurance goal in a 2-0 shutout of #17 UAB ... Credited with two assists against East Carolina, including the game-winner ... Five assists are a career high ... Honored with the 2004 Tommy Smith Award given annually to the Tiger who most exemplifies high academic standards, dedication, love of the game and sportsmanship.

2003: The Tigers most durable player, Dyer was sidelined for two games for the first time in his collegiate career after suffering a knee injury midway through the season ... versatile player who returned to the defender position after seeing most of his action as a midfielder in 2002 ... started in 15 matches last season ... has drawn the starting nod in 49 contests over his three years at Memphis ... recorded one point on an assist in the Tigers' 2-1 win over Alabama A&M (10/25) ... made a pair of team saves in a 2-1 overtime loss at Saint Louis (10/29).

2002: One of a pair of 2002 players to have started in all 18 games in 2001 ... played defender and midfielder ... reeled off 20 shots on the year ... scored three goals and added a pair of assists for eight points ... all three goals came against league opponents ... was named to the Memphis-Diadora All-Tournament squad ... knocked home the game-winning goal to give Memphis a 2-1 win over Charlotte in the season finale.

2001: As a true freshman, one of only two players to appear in every single match, also posted 16 starts ... key element of Tiger defense and often guarded oppositions' top performers ... finished season with two points off one goal ... fired three shots from outside defender position ... collected first career strike versus Belmont ... season-high two shots versus Drake at Creighton Diadora Challenge ... 2001-02 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

PREP: Played at local power Christian Brothers H.S. under head coach and former Tiger Didier Aur ... during his senior season, helped lead his CBHS squad to a runner-up finish at Tennessee state tournament ... has been a member of the Tennessee Olympic Development Program team since 1996 ... led his Tennessee ODP squad to a Region III camp championship in the summer of 1999.

Year	GP	GS	Sh	G	A	PTS	GW
2001	17	16	3	1	0	2	0
2002	18	18	20	3	2	8	1
2003	17	15	5	0	1	1	0
2004	21	20	16	0	5	5	0
TOT	73	69	44	4	8	16	1	
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