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Erin Tinneny

Erin, the daughter of Michael and Tina Tinneny of Collegeville, Pennsylvania is a graduate student at Jefferson University in Philadelphia. She received multiple honors and awards for her performance on the university’s women’s soccer team during 2019. The latest of these was being chosen to play on the prestigious Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team. Players are selected for the team by representatives of the athletic communications offices of 30 academic institutions in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.

This year she led the conference in goals against average (0.66), save percentage (.841, shutouts (7) and wins (12). She had 53 saves in the 2019 season. She conceded a goal in just five of her 17 games the net.  

In addition to being selected for the Academic All-Area Team this year she was named the CACC Goalkeeper of the Year and to the All-CACC First Team. She received the D2CCA All-Region Second Team accolades and was named the CACC Tournament Most Valuable Player.  Her team, the Rams, captured their fourth CACC Championship.

Erin receiving the 2019 CCAC Tournament Most Valuable Player award.

Erin being presented the 2019 Women’s Soccer First Team Award and the 2019 Women’s Soccer Goalkeeper of the Year Award.

Erin is the granddaughter of Terrence and Regina Tinneny of Collegeville, great-granddaughter of John and Helen Tinneny of Philadelphia, great-great-granddaughter of James and Gertrude Tinneny and the great-great-great-granddaughter of Patrick “Yankee Pat” Tinneny of Goladuff, Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland; Greenock, Scotland and Philadelphia and his wife Margaret.

Sources: Jefferson Rams Athletic press releases.

Updated September 13, 2021
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