5 - Ben Tayi
Ben Tayi
Height: 5-6
Weight: 165
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lawrenceville, Ga.
High School: Central Gwinnett
Position: Defender
g 1
a 0
sh % .143
gw 0

2012: Did not see any action due to a redshirt.

2011: 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: 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: 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 Edouard Tayi and Agnes Awiah.

Hobbies: Watching television, playing sports, spending time with friends.

Favorite Professional Athlete: Zinedine Zidane.  

Favorite Professional Team: Chelsea FC 

Something You Do Not Know About Me: I have 8 brothers and sisters.  

Biggest Sports: World Cup.

Favorite Food: Chicken Alfredo.

Favorite Quote: Success isn’t a destination; it’s a journey.Find your passion and follow your heart. - Zig Ziglar.

Favorite TV Show: Fresh Prince of Bel Air.

Why I Chose UNG: Because I loved the campus and the brotherhood within the team. 

Recent Games
Oct 16 at Clayton State University L, 2-1
Oct 19 Univ. of North Carolina at Pembroke T, 1-1
Oct 26 Flagler College T, 1-1
Oct 30 Lander University L, 3-1
Nov 2 at Univ. of South Carolina Aiken L, 3-1
Nov 5 at Young Harris College L, 4-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 17 7
Games started 16 7
Goals 1 1
Assists 0 0
Points 2 2
Shots 7 3
Shot Pct .143 .333
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score g a pts sh pct pk gw
Sep 6 at Barry University W, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 8 at Nova Southeastern University L, 4-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 11 Lincoln Memorial University L, 4-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 13 vs. Erskine College L, 3-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 14 vs. Pfeiffer University L, 2-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 18 at Lenoir-Rhyne University L, 2-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 21 at Young Harris College L, 2-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 25 Lees-McRae College L, 3-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 2 Anderson University L, 4-3 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 5 at Francis Marion University L, 2-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 9 at University of Montevallo L, 3-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 12 Georgia Southwestern State University W, 2-1 - - - - - - -
Oct 14 King University W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 16 at Clayton State University L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 19 Univ. of North Carolina at Pembroke T, 1-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 26 Flagler College T, 1-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 30 Lander University L, 3-1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Nov 2 at Univ. of South Carolina Aiken L, 3-1 - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Young Harris College L, 4-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 17 16 1 0 2 7 .143 2 .286 5 1 0-0 0
Conference 7 7 1 0 2 3 .333 2 .667 2 1 0-0 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -

Home 7 7 1 0 2 1 1.000 1 1.000 2 0 0-0 0
Away 8 8 0 0 0 4 .000 1 .250 3 1 0-0 0
Neutral 2 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0

Wins 2 2 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 1 0 0-0 0
Losses 13 12 1 0 2 6 .167 2 .333 4 1 0-0 0

September 8 7 0 0 0 5 .000 1 .200 2 0 0-0 0
October 8 8 1 0 2 2 .500 1 .500 3 1 0-0 0
November 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
December - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -