Tigers now 0-2-1 in conference play
Tigers recognized for GPA of 3.0 or higher during 2013-14 season.
MLS veteran elevated after serving as assistant coach in 2013.
Mark Sherrod now ranks third in career points and goals scored at Memphis.
Scarlet Knights score game-winner in second half.
Memphis Men's Soccer vs SIUE on September 3, 2014, at Mike Rose Soccer Complex. Photos by Joe Murphy
Played in 16 games and made 11 starts ... Took five shots, including two on goal ... Started the season's first seven games at forward ... Played a season-high 79 minutes against Connecticut Oct. 12.
Played in 18 matches and made 14 starts ... Scored two points on one goal and attempted 14 shots from his midfield position ... Netted the game-winning goal in the 5-0 win over Drake ... Set season highs for shots (3) and shots-on-goal (2) vs. the Bulldogs ... Played a season-high 106 minutes in the 2-1 double-overtime win over Belmont.
Earned Conference USA All-Freshman Team honors ... Saw action in all 18 games, playing 684 minutes ... Scored 10 points on three goals and four assists ... Tallied first career assist on Mark Sherrod's "shoeless" goal against No. 18 Bradley ... Assisted on Mark Sherrod's 26th-minute goal against Evansville ... Named to Hotels at Grand Prairie Classic All-Tournament Team after performances against No. 18 Bradley and Evansville ... Netted first career goal and recorded first multiple-goal game with his two-goal performance against FIU ... Headed in the game-winning goal against Kentucky, clinching a C-USA Tournament berth.
Prior to Memphis:
Four-year letterman at Ravenwood High School ... Earned all-state and district MVP honors as a junior ... Named to the NSCAA All-Region III South Team ... Played at the club level for Brentwood Premier for head coach Ken Heckman ... Named Brentwood Soccer Club's "Star of Tomorrow" in 2010 ... Scholastically, was school's Student Athlete of Merit from 2007-10.
Son of Fred and Marla Linder ... Has one brother, Sam ... Besides soccer, enjoys working out and playing the guitar ... Following his collegiate career, plans to become a physician's assistant ... Majoring in marketing management.