Signing Day 2015

ORLANDO – February 4, 2015 – Orlando City Youth Soccer (OCYS) recognized 32 of its student-athletes today, as each player officially announced their university of choice for the 2015 fall season during National Signing Day.

OCYS' annual Signing Day marked the second consecutive year in which over 30 Orlando City male and female youth players have committed to various colleges across the United States.

Additionally, several more players are expected to commit to universities in the coming months - displaying the Club's continued emphasis on player development and college placement.

"We're very proud of all of our players who are a part of National Signing Day," said Orlando City SC Founder and President Phil Rawlins. "College placement has always been a key area of focus for our youth organization, and today's announcement fully showcases that effort."

"Today was a very special day for everyone involved at Orlando City," said OCYS Executive Director Stephen Rammel. "To have over 30 players commit to universities for the second consecutive year is a true testament to all of the hard work put in by each player, their families and members of our coaching staff on a daily basis."

Below is each player and their commitments:    

Dennis Zapata
Florida Gulf Coast University
Chandler Maynes
University of South Florida
Gorka Aperribay
University of Central Florida
Nicholas O'Callaghan
Elon University
Jake Stone
University of South Florida
Aiden Wixted
North Carolina State University
Jaiden Fortune
Elon University
Brandon Scherr
Wingate University
Charles Lynch
Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
Daniel O'Brien
Stetson University
Jessica Andrade
Villanova University
Christen Barney
Jacksonville University
Ryenne Dietrick
Johns Hopkins University
Lynsey Kelly
Troy University
Leah Krinker
Pace University
Hannah Menard
Vanderbilt University
Evelyn Neidert
Towson University
Brianna Palmer
Winthrop University
Kasey Rakauskas
Florida Southern University
Amanda Raleigh
University of South Carolina Upstate
Riley Sanders
Campbell University
Emily Sterns
Nova Southeastern University
Regan Kowalski
Lyon College
Erica Belforti
UNC- Asheville
Lindsey Pinder
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Rebecca Brown
University of West Georgia
Jensen Meaux
Brenau University
Kerry Skinner
University of West Georgia
Sarah Combs
Lynn University