As a Sophomore (2013)
Played in 17 matches with seven starts in his first season of collegiate soccer ... spent his first two years at Duquesne as a member of the basketball team ... finished second on the team with nine points, including a team-high four goals ... three of his scores were game-winners ... his first two career goals - in back-to-back games at Saint Joseph's and vs. St. Bonaventure - were game-winners ... scored DU's lone goal in a 1-1 tie with George Mason ... added this third game-winner in a 3-0 victory over VCU ... his 24 shot attempts were second-most on the team ... his 11 shots on goal tied for team high ... tied for fourth in the Atlantic 10 (with six others) with three game-winning goals.
Duquesne Basketball (two seasons 2011-12 & 2012-13)
Played for head coach Ron Everhart as a freshman and Jim Ferry as a junior ... played in 60 games with 24 starts ... saw action in 30 of 31 games as a true freshman and played in all 30 games with 22 starts as a sophomore ... finished his career with a streak of 52 consecutive games played ... averaged 4.2 ppg. and 3.0 rpg. for his career ... had 51 career 3-pointers (51-137, .372) ... scored in double digits eight times (six as a sophomore) with a career high of 14 (at Valparaiso as a freshman and vs. Maine as a sophomore) ... tied his career high with four 3-pointers (4-of-6) in scoring 13 points against Youngstown State as a sophomore ... was 4-of-4 from the arc in the freshman Valpo game ... scored all of his 14 points in 11 second-half minutes in the win over Maine ... set a new career high with eight boards - including five in the first 4:27 - at Louisiana ... averaged 4.2 rebounds per game as a sophomore after averaging 1.8 rpg. as a freshman ... his career rebound high entering his junior season was six ... tied or eclipsed that total 11 times as a sophomore ... was second on the team with 92 defensive rebounds in 2012-13 ... scored 13 points and added a career high-tying three assists in a career high 36 minutes at Fordham .... added 11 more (3-of-4 from 3-point) at St. Bonaventure and 12 vs. Charlotte (3-of-5 from 3-point) ... went 30-of-82 (.366) from the 3-point arc as a sophomore, including .378 from 3-point (17-of-45) in conference play.
Prepped at the Canarias Basketball Academy in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain ... averaged in the 20-25
point, nine rebound range for a Canarias team that did not keep official stats ... played soccer for seven years prior to picking up basketball in 2007 ... played basketball for a number of Dutch national teams, including the 2010 U20 National Champions.
Was born in Utrecht, Netherlands ... considers Tiel his hometown ... Corporate communication major.