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Aiyanah Tyler-Cooper
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Aiyanah Tyler-Cooper 3089544
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'8"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Charlottesville, Va.
High School: Albemarle
Club: SOCA
Club Coach: Fran Lavin
Experience: High School

2017 (Freshman)
Played in 21 games with 19 starts… Logged 1,837:59 minutes… Ranked in the SoCon first in save percentage (.848), second in saves (106) and shutouts (eight) and third in goals against average (0.94)… Had a 10-7-3 record on the year… Made collegiate debut against No. 15 Florida State (8/18) and first start at Charlotte (8/21)… Recorded first win against Elon (8/24) with five saves on six shots on goal… Registered first shutout in 1-0 win at High Point (9/4) with five saves… Shut out William and Mary (9/17) on six saves, ETSU (9/29) on three saves, Chattanooga (10/8) on six saves, VMI (10/15) on one save and Mercer (10/20) on six saves… Allowed just one goal in the conference tournament with a .032 goals against average, 0.952 save percentage and 20 saves… Recorded a shut out in quarterfinals against No. 6 seed Chattanooga (10/28) with two saves… Made a season-high 11 saves in the 2-1 double overtime win of the semifinals at No. 2 seed Samford (11/3)… Saved seven shots for a shutout in the 1-0 championship win over No. 4 seed Western Carolina (11/5)… Recorded nine saves against No. 1 seed Duke (11/11).

High School
A four-time letterwinner at Albemarle High School in Charlottesville, Virginia 
... played for head coach Amy Sherrill ... named the 2017 Virginia 5A State Player of the Year ... a first team all-conference, first team all-disctrict and second team all-region honoree ... led AHS to a state championship in 2017 ... helped guide the Patriots to three conference championships, three district titles and a regional runner-up finish in 2016 ... played at the club level for SOCA under head coach Fran Lavin ... club team advanced to the semifinals of the VYSA State Cup in 2016 ... was also a first team all-conference, first team all-district and second team all-region selection for the AHS basketball team ... president of her school's DECA chapter, a class officer and a member of the BETA club and Spanish Honor Society.

Legal guardian is Cynthia Cooper ... has one brother, Kevin Spriggs.

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