27 Sydney Drinkwater
Sydney  Drinkwater

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Merritt Island, Fla.

High School:
Merritt Island

Last College:
University of South Florida

Height:
5-9

Position:
GK

Major:
Exercise Science and Health Promotion


10/17/2016

Soccer's Drinkwater and Powers Sweep FAU Player of the Week Honors

Sydney Drinkwater set a new FAU women's all-time program record for shutouts last week

10/17/2016

Soccer's Drinkwater and Powers Sweep FAU Player of the Week Honors

Sydney Drinkwater set a new FAU women's all-time program record for shutouts last week

10/17/2016

Soccer's Drinkwater and Powers Sweep FAU Player of the Week Honors

Sydney Drinkwater set a new FAU women's all-time program record for shutouts last week

09/19/2016

Hitpass and Drinkwater Named FAU Players of the Week

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08/21/2016

Women's Soccer Falls to No. 7 Florida 3-0

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2015 (Senior):

  • Following an unprecedented three-year run in goal, voted to the NSCAA All-Central Region First Team, as C-USA Goalkeeper of the Year, and to the All-C-USA First Team
  • Posted a program-record-tying 10 shutouts in a year, and in just those three seasons, broke the FAU all-time women's standard with 28 total clean sheets
  • The 10 shutouts led all of C-USA and ranked in the top 20 in the nation (17th as of Dec. 1)
  • Against league opponents in the regular season, was second in GAA (.486), save percentage (.881), and shutouts (six)
  • Earned a spot on the Second Team for the C-USA InTouch Credit Union Women's Soccer All-Academic Team
  • Broke the shutout mark in a 1-0 defeat of then-conference-leading WKU, and afterwards, was selected as C-USA Goalkeeper of the Week
  • Prior to the year, chosen as the lone goalkeeper to the All-C-USA Preseason Team

2015 (Junior):

  • Named Third Team All-C-USA
  • 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
  • Twice named C-USA Keeper of the Week, on Oct. 2 and Oct. 19
  • 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

Personal:

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