Men's Soccer


AS A SOPHOMORE: Gives the Irish depth in the backfield ? did not see action in his rookie season, but is looking for increased playing time this season ? has a strong left foot ? very versatile player with excellent passing skills ? crosses the ball extremely well.

AS A FRESHMAN: Did not see action during the 2002 season.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Three-year starter on St. Ignatius squad that ranked among top 20 high school teams during past scholastic soccer season ? led team to three straight conference championships and back-to-back national rankings his junior and senior seasons ? an all-conference and all-city selection ? helped St. Ignatius to regional title during his junior year ? also advanced to state semifinals that same year ? missed most of his senior season with an injury, but managed two goals and four assists ? finished his career with 12 goals and 25 assists ? served as team captain his senior season ? starter on Ohio North State Olympic Developmental Team ? played in several European competitions in Italy, France, Spain, Austria and Sweden ? starting midfielder and part of only North American team to win the Gothia Cup (Under-16 Showcase) in Sweden ? the largest youth soccer tournament in the world ? nine-year veteran of club soccer ? played for the Internationals SC Club team and was a member of that team for five years ? led Internationals to 2000 Snickers state crown and to second-placed finish at regional championship ? named to all-star team at Notre Dame Elite Soccer Camp in summer of 2001 ? born February 25, 1984 ? son of Dennis and Ibi Tarnay ? enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

Nick Tarnay
Nick  Tarnay


Fairview Park, OH

High School:
St. Ignatius

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 160



Event Calendar


March 25
12:20 PM
Michigan State
Pontiac, Mich. (Ultimate Soccer Arenas)
March 25
1:55 PM
Pontiac, Mich. (Ultimate Soccer Arenas)
April 1
2:30 PM
Notre Dame, Ind. (Old Alumni Field)
April 1
4:15 PM
Western Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Old Alumni Field)
April 8
7:00 PM
Fort Wayne, Ind. (D'Arcy Stadium)
April 22
10:00 AM
Bethel Ind.
South Bend, Ind.
April 22
7:00 PM
Indianapolis, Ind. (Grand Park)
April 28
7:30 PM
Mexico U-20 National Team
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
April 29
2:30 PM
Alumni Game
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)

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