Sydnie Van Curen - 2013
SOPHOMORE (2012) - Played in 21 games on the year and earned one start on the forward line…Converted on the championship-winning penalty kick against Furman in the SoCon Tournament Final…Tied for the team lead with five goals…Scored two game-winning goals this year against North Florida (8/31) and Western Carolina (9/30)…Unleashed 20 shots of which 11 were on target…Named to the Academic All-SoCon team.
FRESHMAN (2011) - Played 17 matches as a freshman, all off the bench...Took 12 total shots on the year with a pair of shots in three separate games with four shots on goal.
HIGH SCHOOL - Four year letterwinner at Effingham County High School for Head Coach Natalie Pippin...Four-time offensive player of the year and leading scorer on the team...Selected to all-region team in all four seasons and reached the state playoffs as a junior and a senior...Scored nine goals in one match and posted 53 career goals.
PERSONAL - Born Sydnie Kay Van Curen in Wheeling, W.Va. on March 29, 1993...Daughter of Rebecca Rush and Wayne Van Curen... Has two siblings, Korie Van Curen and Haylie Rush...Hobbies include going to the beach and giving swim lessons...Favorite athletes include Abby Wambach, Sergio Ramos and Roddy White...Has not declared a major.