9  Tripp Harkins
Tripp Harkins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jackson, Miss.

High School:
Saint Joseph Catholic HS

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 150

Position:
Forward/Midfielder

Birthdate:
11/10/1986

Experience:
3L


2008 (Senior)-- Appeared in 17 games during his final season as a Tiger...Finished the year with two goals and one assist...First goal of the season was the game-tying goal in the second half of Memphis' contest against No. 15 SMU...Picked up another goal and an assist in the Tigers' 5-1 rout of Central Arkansas...Was one of six seniors for the Memphis squad in 2008.

2007 (Junior)-- Started all 19 games for the Tigers in his junior campaign ... Scored a goal against Mercer after connecting on a corner kick from teammate Sean Goulding ... Teamed with Jared Britcher on an assist on a goal by Kevin Walsh against IPFW ... Also assisted on the Tigers' only goal against South Carolina in the C-USA tournament ... Collected one goal and two assists on the season.

2006 (Sophomore)-- Recorded his first goal of the season in a 2-1 victory over Belmont on Aug. 27 ... Broke through with three goals and an assist in the Tigers' 6-2 win over UMKC on Sept. 9 ... It was the first three-goal game of his career ... Scored his fifth goal of the season on Sept. 17 at Denver, matching his goal total from 2005 ... Notched an assist on a Kevin Walsh score in the C-USA opener on Sept. 24 at South Carolina ... Scored the game-winning goal against Tulsa on Sept. 30 by heading in a shot past the keeper ... Was knocked unconscious during the play and missed the next game with a broken nose and blown orbital ... Returned to the lineup against Creighton on Oct. 7 ... Recorded an assist on a goal by Robert Sausaman against UAB on Oct. 11 ... Tied for the team lead with two game-winning goals ... Received the annual Tommy Smith Award honoring the person on the soccer team who best exemplifies the character and attitude of former men's soccer player Tommy Smith.

2005 (Freshman)-- Named to the C-USA All-Freshman Team ... Selected to the C-USA All-Tournament Team after scoring two goals in the conference tournament ... Tied with Andy Metcalf for the most game-winners on the team with two ... Fifth on the team in points with 10 ... Fifth on the team in shots with 25 ... Scored the game-winner in his first collegiate game against Centenary on an assist from Adam Montgomery ... Had a three-point game against Alabama A&M, scoring the game-winner from an assist by Andy Metcalf and also collecting an assist ... Helped Memphis gain a 1-0 lead over SMU with an assist to Andy Metcalf that held until the final two minutes of the game ... Scored the first goal against UAB to help the Tigers capture a 2-1 victory in the conference tournament quarterfinal match-up ... Scored the first goal in the semifinals against South Carolina in a 2-1 loss.

Prior to Memphis-- Prepped at St. Joseph Catholic High School in Jackson, Miss. ... Also ran cross-country and participated in swimming and tennis ... A four-year letterwinner in soccer and lettered in cross-country his senior year ... High school team went 18-2 his senior season ... Coached by Dwayne Demmin ... Was an all-state selection in 2003, 2004 and 2005 ... Team won the state championship all four years at St. Joseph's ... Scored 27 goals with 30 assists his senior season, both St. Joseph season records ... Compiled 104 goals and 82 assists in his career ... Played on the Jackson Futbol Club, coached by Eric Johnson, along with Tiger teammate Michael Goodlett ... A consistent member of the Mississippi ODP squad.

Personal-- Full name: Thomas Maloney Harkins III ... Son of Thomas Harkins Jr. and Lyn Harkins ... Born Nov. 10, 1986, in Jackson, Miss.

|------------SHOTS------------| GP-GS G A Pts Sh Shot% SOG SOG% GW PK-ATT 2005 18-16 4 2 10 25 .160 9 .360 2 0-0 2006 17-16 7 3 17 29 .241 15 .517 2 0-0 2007 19-19 1 2 4 20 .050 6 .300 1 0-0 Total 54-51 12 7 31 74 .162 30 .405 5 0-0

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