USC Women's Soccer Welcomes Two Transfers to Troy|
June 19, 2015
LOS ANGELES - USC women's soccer welcomes the addition of two new players to the Trojan roster. Santa Clara transfer Sydney Myers and North Carolina transfer Amanda Rooney will join Troy in the fall.
"We are excited to add such great young women, gifted students, and talented soccer players to our program," said second year head coach Keidane McAlpine. "As we strive to build on the foundation of last season, we expect these women to impact our future in a significant way."
In her collegiate debut in 2014, Myers, a midfielder, saw action in eight games for the Broncos. She attempted five shots and two on goal.
Myers was a member of the 2011 U-17 National Team camp.
She played club for Black Diamond SC of Park City, Utah where she helped lead her team to win the Utah State Cup in 2010 and 2013. Her 2013 team also competed in the finals of the Far West Regionals.
The 5-foot-10 Myers prepped at Brighton High School in Park City, Utah where her team won the 5A state championship in 2013 and 2010. As captain of her team in 2013, she was also selected to the All-State team. In 2010, Myers was named the Rookie of the Year.
Amanda Rooney, a midfielder, enters Troy after playing two seasons with the Tar Heels.
After seeing no action in the 2013 season, she played in six games in 2014. Rooney recorded one assist and attempted one shot and one on goal for the season.
Rooney was a member of the Albertson Elite Fury of Long Island, N.Y. for eight years where she was a team captain. In addition, she played for the ENY ODP State Team for six years. Rooney competed for the Region 1 ODP team for five years and was selected to play internationally with Region 1 in Brazil in 2011.
Rooney was also a Long Island Fury Team member where she helped lead them to a national championship in 2009.
The 5-foot-4 Rooney prepped at Hicksville High School where she played for four years.