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FGCU alumna Tabby Tindell on trial with NWSL side Orlando Pride

FGCU alumna Tabby Tindell on trial with NWSL side Orlando Pride
(EN Photo / Brad Young)

Kicking off the 2017 National Women’s Soccer League season with its preseason camp, the Orlando Pride welcomed 29 players to the club’s camp, including FGCU alumna Tabby Tindell as a trailist.

“We’re very happy with the roster we’ve built during our first full offseason players,” Orlando Pride head coach Tom Sermanni said to orlandocitysc.com. “I’m excited to get to work and see how this group performs in the coming year.”

As a three-time ASUN Player of the Year, Tindell has the ASUN record for career goals with 66 and points with 162.

Spending all four seasons of her collegiate career at FGCU, Tindell has the individual career program record for every offensive category.

In her final season at FGCU, Tindell scored 14 goals and tallied eight assists leading the Eagles to an undefeated record in conference play, their seventh-consecutive ASUN regular-season title and their fifth NCAA tournament appearance in six seasons.

Earning an abundance of awards during her career as an Eagle, Tindell was named a Top 10 Forward by TopDrawerSoccer.com, a Top 30 overall player in the country by TopDrawerSoccer and TopDrawerSoccer Third Team Best XI member all in her senior season.

Tindell also earned a spot on the 2016 ASUN All-Conference First Team member, 2016 ASUN All-Tournament team member, NSCAA All-South Region First Team member, NSCAA Third Team All-American and First Team Senior CLASS All-American.

Now with the hopes of turning her successful collegiate career into a successful professional career, Tindell will look to impress in the Pride’s five preseason matchups.

The Pride will kick off its preseason schedule on Saturday, March 18 with a game against Stetson before taking on USF, UF, FSU and the U.S. U23 Women’s national team.

About The Author

Miguel Rodriguez

Miguel Rodriguez is a sophomore communications major at FGCU. Miguel is from Lyndhurst, New Jersey, and has lived in the Cape for seven years. Rodriguez would one day like to be an anchor for Sportscenter on ESPN. Miguel supports Real Madrid, Arsenal, the Lakers, the Yankees, the Jets, and Orlando City Soccer Club. When not watching his favorite teams in action or covering sporting events, Miguel likes to play FIFA and spend time with friends, and family.

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