5  Chandler Gagnon
Chandler Gagnon

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Evangelical Christian School

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185

Position:
Defender

Birthdate:
03/21/1993

Experience:
2L


10/16/2013

@UMTigerSoccer Comes Back to Defeat UCA 2-1 in Overtime

Mark Sherrod and Fakhry Khulfan score in Wednesday's victory.

09/13/2013

@UMTigerSoccer Plays Bucs to 0-0 Draw

Uzcategui picks up third shutout of season.

09/01/2013

Cal State Northridge Defeats @UMTigerSoccer 4-1

Sherrod, Stone and Keely earn All-Tournament honors.

08/22/2013

No. 14 Tulsa Defeats Men's Soccer 3-1 in Exhibition Finale

Austin Gross scores for the Tigers in the 76th minute.

08/17/2013

No. 15 Saint Louis Defeats Men's Soccer 3-1 in Exhibition Opener

Twenty players saw game action for the Tigers tonight.

01/07/2013

Memphis Men's Soccer: Season Photo Gallery

Memphis Men's Soccer: Season Photo Gallery

C. Gagnon

2013 (Junior):

Named to the preseason All-American Conference Second Team by College Sports Madness ... Played in 17 matches and started 16 at left back for the Tigers ... Played 90 minutes or more in 15 different contests, inclduing a season-high 110 minutes against ETSU of Sept. 13 ... Tied for fifth on the team with one goal ... Scored the Memphis goal against Cal State Northridge on Sept. 1 in Northridge, Calif.

2012 (Sophomore):

Played in 18 matches for the Tigers starting 14 ... Recorded four goals, one assist and nine points ... Netted his first goal of the season against Wisconsin (8/24) in the fifth minute ... Notched an unassisted Golden Goal in 2OT to give Memphis a 2-1 win over Belmont (9/3) ... Booted his third goal of the season in the 53rd minute of Memphis' 2-2 draw (2OT) versus #23 Furman ... For his efforts against Belmont and #23 Furman, Gagnon was named Tennessee Sports Writers Association Men's Soccer Player of the Week ... Against FIU assisted Benjamin Ciosanski's game-winning goal in 2OT to secure a 2-1 for the Tigers ... Netted his fourth goal of the season in a key conference match against UAB (10/31) booting a laser from 35 yards in the 37th minute ... As a defender, provided valuable minutes in all three of the Tigers shutout wins during the 2012 campaign.

2011 (Freshman):

Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team ... Started all 18 games as a defender ... 27th-ranked player on TopDrawerSoccer ... com's mid-season "Top 100 Freshman" list. Scored two goals and recorded one assist ... Helped hold No. 18 Bradley to zero shots on goal ... Notched first career goal, a game-winner, against FIU ... First career assist came on Andreas Guentner's game-winning goal against Nebraska-Omaha ... Instrumental in helping the Tigers secure six shutouts, the most since 2007 ... Significant contributor in Memphis posting a 366:42-minute shutout streak, a stretch that began against Marshall and ended with a penalty-kick goal in the 90th minute at UAB ... Scored game-tying goal in 89th minute against UCF in the C-USA Tournament.

Prior to Memphis:

Starred for nearby Evangelical Christian School ... Two-time Gatorade Tennessee Boys Soccer Player of the Year in 2010 and 2011 ... Ranked the nation's 23rd player in the 2011 class by CollegeSoccerNews.com and 31st by TopDrawerSoccer.com ... ESPN RISE All-America first team ... Commercial Appeal "Best of Preps" Player of the Year in 2010 and 2011 ... Tennessee Sports Writers Assocication (TSWA) and Tennessee High School Coaches All-State first team in 2010 and 2011 ... Participated in both the 2010 and 2011 Discover Europe Tour for the United States and served as team captain during the 2011 tour ... Long-time member of the Tennessee Olympic Development program ... Played on the club level for the Tennessee Rush and Coach Alex Williams ... Also a black belt in Taekwondo and a gold medalist at the AAU Junior Olympics.

Personal:

Native of Memphis ... Son of David and Linda Gagnon ... Came to the U of M to bring a soccer championship to his hometown university.

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