Men's Soccer

13  Tim Crone
Tim Crone


Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Lakota East

Last College:
Bowling Green

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 165



UK Soccer's Justin Laird Named National Player of the Week

Senior Striker earns second honor of week after two goals last week

  • 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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