One of four seniors on squad of 28 players ... tremendous asset on team ... does everything right off the field which translates to performance on the field ... works extremely hard in practice ... coachable player who focuses on task at hand ... proved pleasant surprise last year making impact during impressive junior campaign ... physical player who continues to improve on field duties along with earning confidence of coaching staff with solid showing ... outlet player for the Black Knights who will look to connect in team buildup and attack... continues to improve on crosses along with finishing opportunities ... expected to have an exciting senior year ... letterwinner.
2009: Ranks among Army's top returning scorers posting five points (2 goals and an assist) in busy junior year ...appeared in 16 of 19 games with starts in eight, including the final two ... first collegiate goal in 3-0 blanking of NJIT provided Black Knights an insurance tally ... helped send the senior class out on a winning note tallying the opening goal then assisting on the winning tally (for first career helper) in 2-1 victory over Holy Cross in the season finale ... posted a team-high three points in the Senior Night decision ... seven of 12 shots taken during the season were on goal ... drew first collegiate start in season debut against Maryland ... earned starting nod against Florida Gulf Coast at the Embassy Suites Kick-Off Classic Labor Day weekend followed by Iona, Fairfield, Penn and Manhattan, along with Patriot League rivals Colgate and Holy Cross.
2008: Reserve player who drew time in games versus New Jersey Institute of Technology in the season opener and against Saint Louis at Army's BAE Systems Classic.
2007: Appeared in 10 matches in backup role ... one of three freshmen to make collegiate debut in season opener versus Marist ... competed the next two weekends at the Duquesne Tournament in Pittsburgh and the Toys for Tots Classic in St. Louis ... five of the matches were on the homefront ... drew time in Patriot League games versus Bucknell, American and Lehigh.
High School: Earned pair of letters as starter in soccer at Harnett Central ... led team to NCYSA state title in 2005 ... played five years of club ball, competing last four for CASL ...led team to State Cup finals in 2006 ... also competed for Fayetteville Force ... three-sport athlete who earned four letters in basketball along with a pair in cross country ... led basketball team to conference championship senior year ... all-conference and academic all-state pick along with earning pair of conference honorable mention honors in basketball.
Personal: Given name is Candice Nicole Bryan ... parents' names are Bill and Wendy Bryan ... third member of family to attend West Point behind brothers Patrick and Christopher ... Patrick is a 2009 May graduate and Christopher received his diploma this past May ... majoring in Engineer Psychology.