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Braeden Troyer
Braeden  Troyer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbia, S.C.

High School:
Hammond School

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 168

Position:
D

Experience:
3L

04/27/2016

Asa Kryst Signs Deal with USL's Charlotte Independence

Now 62 Gamecocks have moved to pro ranks in Mark Berson's tenure

07/09/2015

Braeden Troyer Named Conference USA Men's Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Troyer among the 17 honored by the league and the only affiliate member student to gain honor

03/30/2015

Gamecock Men's Soccer Celebrates 2014 Season at Year-End Banquet

03/24/2015

Braeden Troyer Signs with USL's Richmond Kickers

First-team Capital One Academic All-American the 58th Gamecock to play professionally

12/17/2014

Troyer and Torda Named to NSCAA Scholar All-South Region Second Team

11/17/2014

2014 C-USA Tournament Championship vs. ODU

Pictures from the 2014 Conference USA Tournament Championship match between SC and Old Dominion on Nov. 16, 2014

11/14/2014

C-USA Tournament vs. No. 21 UAB

Pictures from the Gamecocks' 1-0 semifinal win over UAB in the 2014 Conference USA Men's Soccer Tournament.

11/12/2014

C-USA Tournament vs. No. 18 Kentucky

Shots from the Gamecocks' 2-1 win vs. No. 18 Kentucky in the opening match of the '14 Conference USA Men's Soccer Tourney

10/25/2014

Men's Soccer vs. No. 19/22 Kentucky

Shots from Senior Night against No. 19/22 Kentucky, as the Gamecocks forced OT after being down a man and three goals.

10/14/2014

Men's Soccer vs. Charlotte Oct. 4, 2014

Shots taken by Juan Blas during the Gamecocks' Oct. 4, 2014 encounter against nationally-ranked Charlotte

2012-13 Gamecock Spotlight Video

  • 2012, 2013 All-Conference USA Second Team
  • 2011 All-Conference USA Third Team
  • 2011 Conference USA All-Freshman Team
  • 2012, 2013 Conference USA All-Academic Team
  • 2012, 2013 CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District 4 Team
  • 2013 NSCAA Scholar All-South Region Second Team
  • 2011, 2012, 2013 C-USA Academic Honor Roll
  • 2011, 2012, 2013 C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal
  • 2012, 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2012 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
  • 2011 CollegeSoccerNews.com All-Freshman Third Team
  • 2013 Preseason All-Conference USA

2013 (Junior)
Made the switch from midfielder to center back due to team needs, helping the Gamecocks to six shutouts, including three in conference play...earned his third-straight Conference-USA recognition, garnering Second Team honors...also made the Conference USA All-Academic Team for the second straight season...captured his second straight CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District 4 nod...made his first goal of the season count, netting an 81st minute game-winner on the road at Charlotte in the Gamecocks' C-USA opener...housed a penalty kick in a 2-1 win over FAU (Oct. 16)...Conference USA and SEC Academic Honor Roll...earned his third Conference USA Commissioner's Medal

2012 (Sophomore)
Started all 18 contests, posting three goals, which ranked second on the team, and one assist for seven points on the year ... Named to the All-Conference USA Second Team and the C-USA All-Academic Team ... Earned a spot on the CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District 4 Team ... Tallied 15 shots, including six on goal ... Posted a season high three shots twice, vs. No. 15 St. John's (Aug. 31) and at Marshall (Oct. 13) ... Collected first points of the season with an assist at No. 5 Charlotte (Sept. 12) ... Scored a goal in back-to-back games, vs. UAB (Oct. 10) and at Marshall (Oct. 13) ... Connected on final goal of the season vs. Memphis (Oct. 20) ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll ... Also received the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal, which is awarded to student-athletes with a cumulative GPA of 3.75 and above ... Member of the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2011 (Freshman)
Had an impressive freshman campaign ... Started all 19 contests in the central midfield ... Scored five goals, which ranked second on the team, while posting two game-winning goals, which tied for the team lead ... Posted 24 shots, including eight on goal ... Named to the All-Conference USA Third Team and the All-Freshman Team and garnered CollegeSoccerNews.com Third Team All-Freshman honors ... Posted the first goal of his career in 3-2 loss at College of Charleston (Aug. 28) ... Attempted a season-high four shots at Clemson (Sept. 2) ... Posted goals in consecutive game midway through the season, scoring in a 2-1 win vs. High Point (Sept. 18) and soon following in a 3-2 comeback win at Memphis (Sept. 24) in league action ... Earned the game winner in Carolina's 3-1 victory vs. Marshall (Oct. 15) and posted his second game winner of the season just two games later in a thrilling 4-3 win at FIU (Oct. 22) ... Posted one shot in NCAA Tournament game vs. Wake Forest (Nov. 17) ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll ... Also received the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal, which is awarded to student-athletes with a cumulative GPA of 3.75 and above ... Member of the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

Pre-College
2011 ESPN Rise Second-Team Spring All-American ... SCISA Player of the Year (2011), (The State Newspaper) ... SCISA Region I Player of the Year ... SCISA All-State (2009, 2010, 2011) ... Six-year letterwinner at Hammond School for coach Adrian Pinasco ... Team captain (2009, 2010, 2011) ... All-Area (2010, 2011) ... Named one of CollegeSoccerNews.com's Top 150 College Recruits for 2011 ... Played club soccer in U.S. Soccer Academy for South Carolina United FC and coach Rob Strickland and Clark Brisson.

Personal
Son of Mary and Dr. Devin Troyer ... A mathematics major ... Has two brothers, Wes and Jordan and one sister, Mya ... Member of the Honors College.

Braeden Troyer
 

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