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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


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.