Men's Soccer
Tim Muessig - Men's Soccer - University of Kentucky Athletics 14


  • height 6-2
  • Weight 185
  • class Senior
  • Previous School Western Kentucky
  • High school Paul Dunbar
  • 2008 C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll

After transferring to hometown Kentucky after Western Kentucky disbanded its program, Muessig became a force on the backline for UK, logging a team-high 1997 minutes while starting all 21 games … Fired two shots on the year, with one on target … Went the distance in 19 of 21 games, going to the bench in only two games – the opener against Central Arkansas and in a 4-2 win over Marshall in the Conference USA Tournament, when Muessig had to depart for two minutes with blood on his jersey, returning to wear No. 6.

Played at Western Kentucky University for coach David Holmes … In 2007, as a sophomore, started all 18 games … Fired 10 shots – four on goal in 2007 … As a freshman, played and started 15 matches, firing six shots, including a shot on goal … Transferred to Kentucky after WKU disbanded its men’s soccer program.

Four-year starter at Paul Dunbar for coach Todd Bretz … As the senior captain of the 2005 Bulldog club, PLD claimed the state championship … Earned MVP honors as a senior … 2005 squad set the PLD record for wins in a season (24) … Earned All-City honors three years, All-State accolades twice, as well as All-Midwest Region IV in 2005 … Totaled 26 career goals and 12 assists, including 14 goals (six game winners) and six assists during the state championship run … Played club soccer for the Lexington FC and coach John O’Hara from 1997-2007, earning KYSA State Championships in 2004-05 … In 2004, Dunbar earned a No. 2 national ranking among high schools and in 2005, PLD was No. 13 in the nation … Dunbar claimed district championships from 2002-04, regional championships in 2002, 05 and Hoosier Cup Championships from 2003-05 … Played basketball freshman year … While obtaining a weighted 4.0 GPA, was a member of the National Honor Society.

Full name is Timothy Scott Muessig … Son of Scott and Cindy Muessig … Has two sisters Lindsay (26) and Jessi (24) … Cousins David and Chris George played football for the University of Dayton and the University of Cincinnati, respectively … Uncle Mark Szabad played football for the Clemson University … Born on Sept. 15, 1987 in Grand Rapids, Mich.

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