9 Tanner Alderson
9 Tanner Alderson
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Parkville, Mo.
High School: Park Hill South
Position: MF/F
Honors & Awards
  • 2017 United Soccer Coaches All-North Region 3rd Team
  • 2017 All-IIAC
  • IIAC Offensive Player of the Week, 10/8/17
  • IIAC Offensive Player of the Week, 9/17/17
  • IIAC Offensive Player and Male Athlete of the Week, 9/3/17
  • 2-year letterwinner
2017 | sophomore
  • Named to the United Soccer Coaches All-North Region Third Team
  • Earned All-Iowa Conference honors
  • Scored 16 goals with two assists for 34 points
  • Finished second on the team and in the IIAC in both goals and points
  • Led the IIAC with seven game-winning goals
  • Named IIAC Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 8 after scoring three goals in wins over Nebraska Wesleyan, Buena Vista and Concordia-Moorhead
  • Named IIAC Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 17 after scoring four goals in three games, including a hat trick in a  4-1 win over Grinnell
  • Named IIAC Offensive Player and Male Athlete of the Week on Sept. 3 after scoring three goals and one assist in wins over No. 25 Wis.-Whitewater and Illinois Tech
2016 | freshman
  • Scored 10 goals in 20 games played
  • Finished second on the team goals and third in points (20)
  • Connected on three game-winners
  • Scored nine goals in final seven games
High School
  • A 2016 graduate of Park Hill South High School
  • Coached by Joe Toigo
  • Named second team all-conference as a junior
  • Earned Kansas City Star Player of the Week in September 2014
  • Was an all-state performer in the 4x400 relay in track as a junior
  • A two-year letterwinner in soccer and a four-year letterwinner in track
Personal
  • Son of Larry and Monica Alderson
  • Has one brother, Dillon, one step-brother, Craig, and one step-sister, Cheryl
  • Majoring in criminal justice