Tigers' athletics well-represented in the 100th year commencement activities.
Four special honorees also recognized.
Guentner Awarded Tommy Smith Spirit Award
Head Football Coach Justin Fuente to Speak at Men's Soccer Banquet
It's the sixth-straight year the Tigers' C-USA honor roll has increased.
2011 (Senior): Started every game and played 1,621-minutes...Notched three assists on the season...Assisted on Parker Duncan's goal in the opening game against Lipscomb...Picked up an assist on Chandler Gagnon's game-winner against FIU...Set-up Mark Sherrod on the game-winning goal against No. 10 UCF...Earned a spot on the Hotels at Grand Prairie Classic All-Tournament Team following his performance against No. 18 Bradley and Evansville...Named to College Soccer News' list of 25 "Team Linchpins-Indispensable Players."
2010 (Junior): Started every match for Memphis in 2010 at midfield and was second on the team in minutes played with 1,461 ... Took a career-high 21 shots ... Had single-game high three shots on three different occasions (UMKC, SIU-Edwardsville and South Carolina) ... Earned first career point against Tulsa by assisting on Parker Duncan's 70th-minute goal ... Followed that up the next game with his first career goal, which tied the match at 1-1, in the 37th minute against Central Arkansas ... Earned the game-winner against Alabama A&M with his 10th-minute goal ... Was only removed from five matches in 2010.
2009 (Sophomore): Started 15-of-16 games for the Tigers as defensive midfielder ... Was one of six players to appear in all 16 games during the 2009 season, joining seniors Michael Goodlett and Brian Farrell, fellow sophomore Parker Duncan and freshmen Jon Wright and J.J. Greer ... Attempted eight shots, including one shot on goal on the season ... Appeared in a total of 1,350 minutes for the Tigers.
2008 (Freshman): Broke into the starting lineup against Western Illinois with his high-energy play at midfield ... Was named to the all-tournament team at the Smith Barney/Nike Soccer Classic in Burlington, Vt. ... Started 11 games and appeared in 15 ... Missed the Creighton, Central Arkansas and FIU games due to injury ... Appeared in the third-most minutes of any U of M newcomer behind Parker Duncan and Thomas Shannon.
Prior to Memphis: Four-year letterwinner for Coach George Ashe at Knoxville West ... Scored 24 goals and tallied 13 assists as a senior, leading his team to the state semifinals ... All-state selection as a senior ... Named the 2005 Newcomer of the Year ... Selected all-region and all-district in 2006 and 2007 ... Was selected as region MVP in 2008 ... In 2006, named team offensive MVP and Knoxville News-Sentinel Prep Extra second team ... Named all-state, team MVP and first team Knoxville News-Senteinel Prep Extra in 2007 ... 2008 Prep Extra Player of the Year ... Netted 17 goals and 11 assists in 2007 ... Played club soccer for the Knoxville FC Crush Arsenal for his father, Coach Kyle McCoy ... Club team won three state championships ... Six-year starter at attacking midfield for the Tennessee 90 ODP team ... Team was the Region III champions and National ODP semifinalists ... 2007 Adidas ESP camp participant.
Personal: Son of Kyle and Patsy McCoy ... Born May 19 ... Has one younger brother, Jack, and two younger sisters, Keagan and Kiley.