Tough-minded defender who will add depth to the back line ... expected to challenge for playing time.
Four-year starter at Pope High School under head coach Rich Groenevela ... was voted as the team's top defensive player following his sophomore and junior seasons ... was tabbed the team's most valuable player as a senior ... selected to the Marion County All-County Second Team in 2005 and 2007.
Other Soccer Info
Played for the nationally-ranked NASA `08 Elite under head coach Todd Cospert ... led team to No. 5 national ranking in 2007.
Full name is Tyler Antonio Barcelli ... born Nov. 6, 1989 in Cincinnati, Ohio ... parents are Uno and Pennie ... intended major is biology ... has three sisters (Maya, Nadia and Nina).