Women's Soccer
Sydney Neira - Women's Soccer - University of Kentucky Athletics 19


  • position Defender
  • height 5-8
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown DeLand, Fla.
  • High school DeLand HS
  • Major Journalism

2023 (Freshman):

  • Appeared in seven matches off the bench
  • Made collegiate debut on Aug. 27 vs. Valparaiso
  • Totaled 72 minutes of action on the season
  • Played a season-high 21 minutes vs. UT Martin
  • SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll

Prior to UK: 

  • Selected to Florida ODP National Training Camp in 2019
  • Named to South Regional Team for 2022-23 ODP
  • Three-year captain for track and cross-country team
  • Mother, Nicole, played collegiate soccer at both UMass and the University of North Carolina before playing professionally for the Raleigh Wings
  • Father, Juan, graduated from the University of Havana in Cuba where he played baseball
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