27 Sydney Drinkwater
Sydney  Drinkwater

RS Senior

Merritt Island, Fla.

High School:
Merritt Island

Last College:
University of South Florida



Exercise Science and Health Promotion


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December Newsletter


FAU’s Student Athletes Post the Program’s Highest G.P.A.

Every women’s team (11) averaged a 3.0 G.P.A. or higher


2015 Women's Soccer: A Season in Review

Owls tally 12 wins, five All-Conference Awards

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2015 (Senior Preseason):

  • Chosen as the lone goalkeeper to the All-Conference USA preseason team

2015 (Junior):

  • Named Third Team All-Conference USA
  • Named C-USA Keeper of the Week twice, on Oct. 2 and Oct. 19
  • Tied FAU record with 10 shutouts in a season
  • Had a goals-against average of just 0.79
  • Boasted a .867 save percentage
  • Played all 1,838 minutes in goal for FAU
  • Made 11 saves at FIU on Oct. 25
  • Dealt six consecutive shutouts to end regular season

2014 (Sophomore): 

  • Played an impressive 1,938 minutes in goal in her first season at FAU, making 89 saves
  • Recorded eight shutouts, the second-most in a season in program history
  • Her .808 save percentage and 0.88 goals against average each rank in the FAU record books for a single season
  • Recorded an assist against Rice on Oct. 19

Prior to FAU:

  • Came to FAU as a transfer from USF
  • Played in two matches for the Bulls as a freshman, totaling 85 minutes without allowing a goal
  • Earned her first career victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Aug. 23 with 55 minutes of shutout play

High School:

  • Attended Merritt Island High School under head coach Scott Carswell, and posted a career goal percentage of 0.44
  • Led her team to the 2010 State Championship and was named MVP
  • Recorded 10 shutouts in 2010, making 110 saves on the season
  • Her junior year, earned 16 shutouts, followed by 17 shutouts and 125 saves in her senior campaign


  • Daughter of Paul and Valerie Drinkwater
  • Born and raised in Merritt Island
  • Majoring in exercise science and health promotion
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