5 - Ben Tayi
Ben Tayi
Height: 5-6
Weight: 165
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Abijan, Cote d'Ivoire
High School: Central Gwinnett HS
Position: Defender

2011 (Junior): Started in 12 games for the Saints while appearing in 14 of the team's 17 games...Staple on the defensive side of the pitch anchoring the rightback position.

2010 (Sophomore): Played and started in 16 of the 18 games for the Saints…Logged 1,497 minutes of action…Recorded five shots and tallied 2 assists for two points on the season…Notched an assist in the tying goal to force a double overtime tie against #13 Montevallo on September 18.

2009 (Freshman): Started in 16 games playing 1,277 minutes...scored one goal and had one assist for three points...Had three Shots with two on goal...Named to the Peach Belt All-Tournament Team.

High School: Played under head coach Bryan Allen at Central Gwinnett High School…recorded 13 goals and 11 assists in his senior season… team leading scorer his sophomore and junior years…named to the Gwinnett All-County team his last three seasons…leading scorer in region 8-AAAAA his senior year with 14 goals…recipient of the Character Award and Black Knight Award his senior year.

Personal: Son of Agnes Awiah and Edouard Kouassi Tayi…major is undecided.