Fairfield Men's Lacrosse BIO
Tyler Behring
Player Profile:
Tyler Behring 1796045
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Little Silver, N.J.
High School: Berkshire School
Major: Information Systems

Career: Finished the 2016 season as the Stags’ all-time leader in goals-against average (8.25) while also ranking third in save percentage (.585), sixth all-time in total saves (290)

2016: First Team All-CAA…USILA Defensive Player of the Week and Inside Lacrosse Player of the Week (April 20)…CAA All-Championship Team…Started all 17 games in goal, totaling 973 minutes of work…Save percentage of .572 and 11.71 saves per game both led the CAA…Ranked sixth in the nation in save percentage and eighth in saves per game…9.19 goals-against average, which slotted third in the CAA and 20th in the nation, ranked seventh in program history…His 199 total saves ranked seventh in program history and are the most by a Fairfield goalkeeper since 2001…Recorded 37 ground balls and six caused turnovers…Made 10 or more saves in 12 games and had more saves than goals allowed in 12 contests…Made a career-high 23 saves – the highest single-game total in Division I this season – against Bucknell on Feb. 20…Earned two national weekly honors after turning away 19 shots with just six goals allowed in a CAA win over Massachusetts…Made 25 saves with 10 goals allowed in two CAA Championship outings to earn All-Championship honors…Matched his career best (for a complete game) with four goals allowed against Towson in the CAA Championship Game.

2015: Second Team All-CAA…NCAA.com Division I Defensive Player of the Week (March 25)…Inside Lacrosse Player of the Week (March 24)…CAA Player of the Week (March 23)…Made nine appearances in goal, starting the last eight games of the spring…Registered a 6.32 goals-against average in 503:22 between the posts…Posted a 6-2 record as a starter…Made 88 saves with a .624 save percentage…Had 10 or more saves in five outings…Stopped a career-high 16 shots while allowing just four goals in both ends of back-to-back wins over Villanova and Drexel.

2014: Appeared in four games during rookie campaign … Logged 20:43 minutes of action … Made two saves in 4:30 at Air Force … Played a season-high 11:36 against Manhattan, making one save … Made collegiate debut against Delaware, playing three minutes.
High School: Earned four varsity letters at the Berkshire School, helping the squad to 43 wins  ... Made 562 saves with a save percentage of .620 and earned team MVP honors in each of his last three seasons ... Made 166 saves as a senior, with a GAA of 6.00, and earned third consecutive Western New England Prep School Division I West First Team All-League honor ... Also named to the New England Prep West All-Star Team.
Personal: Son of Geralyn and Richard Behring and has an older sister Lauren...His aunt, Deirdre Whorton, is a Fairfield University graduate.

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