Signing Day 2015

Over 30 Orlando City Youth Soccer Players Commit to Universities on National Signing Day

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:    

Player University
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

 

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