Bridgeport’s Tyler Norman inks with Findlay University Men’s Soccer
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – Tyler Norman of Bridgeport High School has signed on to continue his soccer career with the University of Findlay’s men’s soccer program.
Norman moved around the field a bit but played mostly in the right outside midfielder for the Indians but said Findlay’s training was different from what he was used to so he will play where the Oilers have. need him.
Findlay has traditionally been a powerhouse of the Great Mid Atlantic Conference where in the past they’ve won conference championships and even competed in the NCAA National Tournament.
Norman suffered a serious injury in the middle of his senior soccer season and is grateful for the opportunity to play college soccer for the Oilers.
“I went up for a head and landed on my shoulder and broke my collarbone in half. And right there, I mean, it all started to go through my head. I was terrified to see if I could play my senior year and know that I had the ability to go before my injury to go to college and let them see what I had and then they would give me a lucky knowing my injury was there, it’s just amazing that i can pursue my dream, ”said Norman.
Norman also said Findlay was one of the first schools to open identification camps for players.
So once he got into the program, it was an offer he couldn’t pass up.