Men's Lacrosse

Tyler Melnyk
23
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Calgary, Alberta

High School:
Central Memorial

Last College:
Presbyterian

Weight:
195

Position:
A

Graduated:
2014

Tyler Melnyk

09/22/2014

Former Golden Eagles Melnyk, Smistad Selected In NLL Draft

Calgary natives become first Marquette University players taken in pro draft

05/22/2014

Tyler Melnyk Named USILA All-American

Melnyk is the first All-American in Marquette lacrosse history

04/24/2014

Men's Lacrosse Travels to No. 3/3 Denver Saturday

MU can earn share of BIG EAST regular season title

04/21/2014

Byrnes Named BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week

Tyler Melnyk earns spot on BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll

04/19/2014

Marquette Defeats Georgetown 11-10 in Overtime

Furious 8-1 second-half rally sends Golden Eagles to BIG EAST tournament

04/20/2013

MU rides big second half to first home win

Marquette got four goals from Tyler Melnyk and three from Kyle Whitlow to win 14-9 over Detroit in the program's first-ever home game.

03/31/2012

Includes introduction of 'Helmet Cam'

2014 Season:Selected 19th overall by the Edmonton Rush in the NLL Draft, becoming the first MU player ever selected in a professional draft ... Was the first MU player to be named a USILA All-American, receiving an Honorable Mention ... Earned Marquette's first ever BIG EAST weekly honor roll mention following a 11-9 win over Hofstra, where he notched a hat trick (Feb. 15) ... Notched a hat trick at Marist (March 1) ... Had his third hat trick of the year at Jacksonville (March 8) on only six shots ... Tallied a hat trick vs. Duke (March 11) ... Tied a career high with five goals and six points in a win at Detroit (March 15) ... Led MU with four points vs. Villanova (March 22) ... Set a MU program record by tallying eight points, including five goals in MU's first BIG EAST win in program history (March 29) ... Followed that up by notching his tenth career hat trick vs. Bellarmine (April 1) ... Followed that up by notching his tenth career hat trick vs. Bellarmine (April 1) ... Tallied three points to help MU defeat St. John's 11-10 (2OT) and had the game-winning helper (April 6) ... Returned from injury vs. Georgetown and tallied a fourth-quarter hat trick as part of an 8-1 second half run to defeat the Hoyas and clinch a berth in the BIG EAST tournament ... Melnyk had four goals on the day (April 19) ... Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for his performance and ranked fifth in the nation in goals per game (3.00) as of April 21 ... Named to First Team All-BIG EAST (April 29) ... Finished 2014 with team-highs in goals (36) and assists (15), both are MU program records ... Scored 59 goals and tallied 30 assists in his MU career.

2013 Season: Started all 13 games at attack ... Team leader in goals scored (23), including four in a win at Mercer and four against Georgetown, also recorded a hat trick in a win vs. High Point ... Scored a goal in five consecutive games ... 48 of his 67 shots were shots on goal, which led the team at .716 ... Team leader in points (38), recording six in a win vs. Detroit and five in a win at Mercer ... Tallied at least one point in 12 of 13 games ... Second on the team in assists (15).

Prior to Marquette: Attended Presbyterian College along with his brother Matthew before Transferring to Marquette ... Started all 10 games for the Blue Hose ... Scored a team-high 28 points while scoring a goal in each contest as a sophomore ... Lettered in lacrosse and hockey at Central Memorial High School.

Personal: Born on June 8, 1991 ... Son of Kevin and Lisa ... Brother, Matthew, also a member of Marquette lacrosse team ... Majoring in Business.

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