Men's Soccer
Tim Crone - Men's Soccer - University of Kentucky Athletics 13


  • height 5-7
  • Weight 165
  • class Senior
  • Previous School Bowling Green
  • High school Lakota East
  • 2007 Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week (11/5/07)
  • 2007 NSCAA National Player of the Week (11/5/07)
  • 2007 College Soccer News National Team of the Week (11/5/07)
  • 2008 C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll
  • 2008 CoSIDA Academic All-District
  • 2008 Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week (10/13/08)
  • 2008 Conference USA All-Tournament Team

Crafty forward totaled five goals and two assists in 20 games … Five goals tied Marco dos Santos for second-most on the team … Started five games and played in 20, logging 942 minutes, 11th-most on the club … Fired 18 shots, including nine on goal … Led UK with three game-winning goals … With four game-winning goals in his two-year UK career, Crone is tied for 10th in Kentucky school annals … Notched an assist in UK’s 5-0 win over Detroit … Got first goals of the season in a 4-1 win in hometown Cincinnati, with his goal – the second Kentucky goal of the game – serving as the game-winner … Netted goals in consecutive games at Tulsa and against South Carolina … Had a streak of four consecutive matches with points, totaling goals in each the Tulsa, South Carolina and UCF games and adding the game-winning assist at UAB … Registered starts against Michigan, Alabama A&M, South Carolina, UAB and UCF … In conference play, led UK with seven points (three goals, one assist), with two game winning goals.

Emerged as a goal-scoring weapon after transferring from BGSU … Ranked second on the team with 11 points, totaling five goals and one assist … Played in 15 games with eight starts, totaling 868 minutes … Fired 10 shots on goal and 15 total … Had the game of his career to lead UK to an upset over No. 1 SMU, coming off the bench and needing just 30 seconds to head in a game-tying goal in the second half vs. the Mustangs … Scored the game-winner later in the second half vs. SMU, his first two-goal game … Fired a season-high three shots on goal vs. SMU … Named National Player of the Week after SMU game … Scored first goal of the game in front of over 2,000 fans vs. Louisville, scoring a goal in UK’s next match vs. Cleveland State … Finished with a goal and an assist in UK’s road win at Western Kentucky.

Played at Bowling Green State University.

Four-year letterman for coach Danny Landrum at Lakota East … Transferred to Kentucky from Bowling Green State University, playing two seasons … Led Lakota team to a district runner-up finish as a freshman and the district championship as a sophomore and junior … Played four years for the Cincinnati United Premier club team and coach Jim Adams … Led club team to a state runner-up finish in 2005 and a Disney Showcase runner-up finish in 2005 …Named first-team All-City as a sophomore and third-team All-State as a junior and senior … Named team MVP and offensive team MVP as a senior in 2005 … Became the only soccer player from Lakota East to be named to two All-State teams … Named Academic All-Conference from 2003-05.

Full name is Timothy James Crone … Son of John and Debra Crone … Has one sister Rachel (18) and a brother Dan (22) … Cousins Lindsey and Lauren Cartens played collegiate soccer at Illinois and Western Kentucky, respectively … Born on Jan. 6, 1988 in West Chester, Ohio.

Crone in the Record Books
Game-Winning Goals (career) t10th 4
Game-Winning Goals (season) t6th 3 (2008)

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