Before Charleston: Currently plays club soccer for the US Soccer and MLS U17/U18 program, Crew Soccer Academy... selected for market training center by U17 US National team in 2009... captained Westerville South High School for two years and was named All-District two times... was also an all-conference and all-state selection in 2011... honored by ESPN Rise Magazine as an All-Ohio Starting XI member this past season.
Personal: Full name is Ryan C. McLaughlin... the son of Jennifer and Bob McLaughlin... born September 5, 1993... lists his favorite athlete as Tim Howard.
McLaughlin on choosing the College of Charleston: "Charleston has a group of great coaches leading a program that I feel can be as successful as any in the country. Charleston is a great school academically and the city is amazing."
Coach Lundy on McLaughlin: "Ryan is a very talented goalkeeper with a big upside. He has great hands, controls his box well and is very athletic. I think that he will provide competition for our current goalkeepers and is always ready to work to improve himself."