As a Sophomore in 2012: Played in eight games in 2012, helping the ACC champion Terps tally four shutouts...provided Maryland added depth in the backline in 2012.
As a Freshman in 2011: Solid defender that saw spotty action in the back line during his rookie campaign...earned starts at center back when Alex Lee was injured against Radford (9/4) and at Clemson (10/28)...played in seven games.
Before Maryland: No. 34-ranked recruit in the nation by College Soccer News ...listed as No. 63 on TopDrawerSoccer.com's list...member of the New York Red Bull Academy along with classmates Keith Cardona and Dan Metzger...an Academic All-American for Chad Bridges and Maryland alum Ed Gauss at The Pennington School...graduated with a 3.75 GPA...also volunteered for the Special Olympics... U.S. Soccer Development Academy U-16 East Conference Starting XI for 2009-10 season.
Personal: Full name is Kyle Charles Roach ... son of William and Winona Roach ... born on March 8, 1993 in Raleigh, N.C.... has three brothers, Alger, William, Jr., and Tony ... enrolled a semester early at Maryland...lists his sports hero as Zidane...his craziest ambition is to sky dive...career plans include civil engineering...major is undecided.
Roach's Career Statistics