#9 | Striker | Cal Baptist University
#25 | Striker | University of Mobile
Binaghi trialed with the club’s USL League One team in the 2022 preseason, making an appearance in the team’s 1-0 victory against Atlanta United 2.
#11 | Left Winger | University of Charleston
After a breakout season in 2021, fan-favorite Ledoux will play a crucial role in Tormenta FC 2’s aspiring title run under TFC 2 Head Coach Tom Morris. The young talent broke through in 2021 with Tormenta FC 2, scoring five goals and recording two assists in 13 matches played. Ledoux played a crucial part in TFC 2’s 10-3-1 winning season, helping the team to its third USL League Two Playoffs run. Ledoux’s impressive performances earned him a spot on the 2021 USL League Two Southern Conference Team of the Year.
#4 | Center Midfielder | Tulsa University
Sach comes off a title-winning season at Tulsa University where he scored a penalty to help his squad clinch the All-American Conference championship. In 2021, Sach was named the American Athletic Midfielder of the Year, as well as two-time AAC Defensive Player of the Week. In 18 starts for the Golden Hurricanes last season, the midfielder scored 2 goals and assisted three times. Prior to Tulsa, the Spaniard started in 39 games for Richland Community College and led the team to back-to-back national championships in 2018 and 2019 with a 35-2-1 overall record. Sach tallied five goals and 10 assists for RCC, earning an NJCAA All American title and two appearances on the All-Conference First Team.
#8 | Center Midfielder / Central Attacking Midfielder | California Baptist University
Gonzalez brings experience and leadership to Tormenta FC 2 as a staple of the California Baptist University Men’s Soccer program and community. In 2021, Gonzalez wrote his name in the CBU record books by becoming the eighth player in program history to record three assists in one single match. With five goals in 18 games, Gonzalez was CBU’s 3rd highest goal-scorer and and also ranked third in assists.
#7 | Left Wing / Right Back | Campbell University
A 2021 USL League Two Top Prospect, James joins the squad under Head Coach Tom Morris as he aspires for a fourth USL League Two title run. James plays collegiately for Campbell University and is coming off an award-winning season where he earned spots on the All-Big South Conference First Team and the All-South Region Second Team. In 2021, the midfielder started in eight games and scored four goals, helping the Fighting Camels reach the first round of the NCAA Tournament against No. 27 Virginia Tech. The midfielder also brings USL League Two experience with him to Statesboro after competing with the Mississippi Brilla in 2021, playing 13 games and scoring six goals.
#10 | Central Attacking Midfielder / Winger | Pacific University
#13 | Center Midfielder | Furman University
#15 | Central Defensive Midfielder | Campbell University
#N/A | Right Wing | Lindsey Wilson College
#18 | Central Defensive Midfielder | Mercer University
Hampton competes for Mercer University after attending Islands High School. He was a member of Tormenta FC Academy for over ten years. Hampton made four appearances for Tormenta FC 2 in 2019, eight appearances for the USL League Two side in 2021 and played minutes in a preseason friendly against 2018 Major League Soccer champion Atlanta United FC on March 13 for the USL League One team.
#19 | Center Midfielder / Center Attacking Midfielder | Clemson University
In 2019, midfielder Tristan DeLoach became the first Academy player to sign with the club’s USL League One team and has made four regular-season appearances since. He holds the club record for the youngest player to make a League One appearance at 16 years, 11 months and 23 days. He also appeared in one game for the club’s USL League Two team in 2021.
#24 | Center Attacking Midfielder | UNC Greensboro
#16 | Center Midfielder / Central Defensive Midfielder | Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
#23 | Right Back | Keiser University
A 2021 NAIA National Champion, Akoto joins the squad under Head Coach Tom Morris as he aspires for a fourth USL League Two title run. Akoto is part of the Keiser University men’s soccer team where he played 1092 minutes and tallied five assists in 2021 to help the program win its first NAIA National Championship. The English midfielder transferred to Keiser from Tennessee Wesleyan University where he spent two seasons, scoring five goals and eight assists. Akoto also brings USL League Two experience from the Ocean City Nor’easters, Akoto now joins Tormenta FC 2 for his next step into the realms of professional soccer.
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#5 | Center Back | Marshall University
#21 | Center Back / Right Back | Xavier University
#20 | Center Back | Wingate University
#3 | Center Back / Left Back | University of South Florida
#2 | Left Back / Right Back | University of Michigan
#12 | Center Back | University of Stanford
#N/A | Right Back / Center Back | Tormenta FC Academy
In the 2021 season, Brittain Gottlieb appeared in five USL League One games, playing 32 total minutes. Gottlieb contributed to the team’s defense by winning 4-out-of-4 aerial duels and recording one block. Gottlieb also played six games for Tormenta FC’s League Two team during the 2021 season. He appeared in one USL League Two Playoffs game, recording one assist. Prior to his professional soccer career, Gottlieb graduated from Islands High School in Savannah, Georgia.
#1 | Goalkeeper | High Point University
A starter for High Point University the past two seasons, Trent hopes to transition his good form to Tormenta FC 2 this summer under Head Coach Tom Morris who aspires for a fourth USL League Two title run. The 6-foot-2 goalkeeper spent the 2021 USL League Two season with the Des Moines Menace, who were crowned league champions after defeating North Carolina Fusion FC U23 in the final. Trent also played an important role in helping the Panthers win its first Big South Championship in 2020, advancing to the first round of the NCAA Tournament where they faced 2019 NCAA Men’s Soccer Champions Georgetown University.
#0 | Goalkeeper | Pacific University
A safe and secure goalkeeper, Cotton comes to the club after an impressive season starting in net for the University of the Pacific. Cotton attends the University of the Pacific where he has cemented himself as the starting goalkeeper for two seasons and is looking for an NCAA tournament run with the Pacific Tigers in 2022. Cotton brings previous USL League Two experience from Oakland County FC in 2021 where he played in seven games and registered 20 saves in 450 minutes. Starting in 2015, the keeper also competed in three seasons for the Portland Timbers’ U.S. Soccer Development Academy team.
#30 | Goalkeeper | Georgia State University
O’Hearn is a 19-year-old goalkeeper, who competes for Georgia State University and formerly attended Savannah Arts Academy. The goalkeeper was with Tormenta FC Academy for over ten years and has exceptional technical ability. O’Hearn’s footwork and confidence on the ball gives his teammates the ability to use him as an option during the flow of the game.