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  Troy Simon

Troy Simon

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Freeman's Village, Antigua

Last College:
Bryant & Stratton

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 200

Position:
M

Birthdate:
07/20/1980

Major:
Interdisciplinary Studies

Has been granted a fifth year of eligibility after playing in just four games last year before suffering a season-ending knee injury... has worked hard to get back on the field... should return to be a key for the Spartans, whether he plays in the back or the center of the midfield... was also slowed early by injury in the 2005 season... has all the tools to be a great player... possesses the ability to push up on the attack and finish... also a standout in the classroom... a member of the Peach Belt Conference Presidential Academic Honor Roll.

2006: Started the first four games of the season before suffering a season-ending knee injury... did not score and took just two shots on the year... the Spartans were 3-0-1 with him on the field.

2005: Helped solidify the midfield with his offensive and defensive prowess... saw action in 13 matches... started 11 times... was injured twice during the season... still managed four points on one goal and two assists... his first USC Upstate came against Clayton State (Nov. 6) to tie the Peach Belt Conference championship match at 1-1... picked up assists in wins over Limestone (Oct. 17) and Francis Marion (Nov. 5).

Bryant & Stratton: A two-year starter for Bryant & Stratton... earned First Team NJCAA All-America honors in 2004... a two-time First Team All-Region selection... was an All-Conference pick in 2004... earned team Most Valuable Player honors in 2004... named the team's Most Valuable Defender in 2003... a First Team All-Tournament selection in 2003.

Club/High School: Played for the Freeman's Village Football Club... named the Most Outstanding Midfielder in 2000.

Major: Interdisciplinary Studies.

Personal: Born on July 20, 1980 in St. John's, Antigua.

Favorites: Movie - Gladiator, Singer - Bob Marley, Quote - "You never fail until you stop trying."

 
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