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10 Connor Brandt
Connor  Brandt


Temecula, CA

High School:
Great Oak HS

Last College:
Cal State Dominguez Hills

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 155



Michael Turner Leads Toreros On and Off-Field

After playing alongside two WCC players of the year, Turner has embraced new leadership role in 2016


Connor Brandt's Journey to the MLS

The reigning WCC Player of the Year will play for New York City FC next season


Connor Brandt taken 23rd overall in MLS SuperDraft

Brandt was taken by New York City FC with the second pick in the second round


Brandt and Ringhof Named to All-Region Team

Brandt earned first team honors, Ringhof tabbed second-teamer


Connor Brandt Invited to MLS Combine

Brandt was one of 55 college seniors invited


USD vs Buffalo

USD defeats Buffalo 4-1 in 2014 season opener


Men's Soccer vs. Pacific

Men's Soccer win 2-1 against Pacific at Torero Stadium.


USD Men's Soccer vs Pacific

USD Men's Soccer vs Pacific (10-19-14)


Men's Soccer vs. #1UCLA

Upset against #1UCLA


USD Men's Soccer vs. Saint Mary's | 10/20/13

USD Men's Soccer vs. Saint Mary's | 10/20/13 | Photos courtesy of Brock Scott,

• WCC Player of the Year (2014)
• NSCAA Far West All-Region First Team (2014)
• 1st Team All-WCC (2013 & 2014)
• WCC Player of the Week - Oct. 28, 2013, Oct. 20, 2014, & Nov. 10, 2014
• San Diego Hall of Champions Star of the Month (November 2014)
• WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll (2014)
• Top Drawer Soccer College Player of the Week - Nov. 19, 2012
• College Soccer News National Team of the Week - Nov. 27, 2012
• Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week - Nov. 19 & Nov. 27, 2012; Oct. 29, 2013

• 4th - career game-winning goals (9)
• T-5th - single season game-winning goals - 4 (2014)

Senior (2014): Named WCC Player of the Year and to the All-WCC First Team... Selected to the NSCAA Far West All-Region First Team... Led the WCC with 20 points and was second in goals (seven) and assists (six)... Had four game-winning goals, which ties him for fifth most in USD history for a single season... Finished his career with nine career game-winning goals, good for fourth all-time... Was named WCC Player of the Week twice (Oct. 20 & Nov. 10)... Named San Diego Hall of Champions Star of the Month for November... Led the team with 50 shots and 29 shots on goal... Had three points (one goal & one assist) in USD's season-opening 4-1 win over Buffalo... Scored two goals at Sacramento State (Sept. 5)... Recorded two assists against Pacific (Oct. 19)... Tallied five points (two goals and one assist) against Santa Clara (Nov.7)... One of three Toreros to start all 21 matches... After the season was invited to the MLS SuperDraft Combine.

Junior (2013): Named 1st-Team All-WCC... Earned WCC Player of the Week honors (Oct. 28)... Named to the Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week (Oct. 29)... Led the team with 5 goals, 6 assists, and 16 points... Among WCC leaders in a variety of categories: assists (T-2nd), goals (T-5th), points (T-5th), shots (T-4th)... Named San Diego Hall of Champions Star of the Month for October... Scored the game-winner in USD's 1-0 victory over No. 1 Cal on Oct. 25... Had his first career multi-goal game with two goals at Gonzaga (Oct. 13)... Started all 20 of the team's games on the year.

Sophomore (2012): Named Top Drawer Soccer College Player of the Week on Nov. 19... Named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week on Nov. 27 and the Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week on Nov. 19 and Nov. 27... Came up big in the postseason for the Toreros by scoring three of his four goals on the year in the NCAA Tournament... Scored the game-winner in the Sweet 16 at Tulsa on Nov. 25... Also dished out two assists in USD's four NCAA Tournament games... Overall on the year, made 23 appearances with three starts... Scored four goals with three assists overall... Registered 29 shots with 15 shots on goal.

Previous College: Played one year at Cal State Dominguez Hills... Scored four goals, three of them game winners, while also tallying two assists... Earned CCAA Player of the Week honors for the week of 9/26/11-10/3/11.

High School: Attended Great Oak High School where he lettered in soccer twice... Scored a total of 20 goals with 10 assists in his two varsity seasons... Was varsity team captain as a senior... His team won the 2009 Southwestern League championship and was CIF champions... Played with the United Futbol Club... Won the League Cup with his club team in 2008 and 2009 and the Surf Cup in 2009 and 2011.

Personal: Born September 15, 1992 in San Diego, Calif.... Son of Deron and Julie Brandt... Chose USD for its outstanding academics, soccer program and location... Was also recruited by Sonoma State, Cal State Fullerton and the Air Force Academy... Enjoys bodyboarding and is a big fan of Arsenal Football Club in England.

Major: Sociology

Career Stats:

Video Thumbnail Building a Home in Mexico
One day, seven student-athletes, impact for a lifetime
Video Thumbnail Baseball: Final Series
Toreros end their season against No. 2 Oregon State
Video Thumbnail Celebration of Excellence Recap
Toreros dress to impress for the end of year banquet
Video Thumbnail It's Tricky
San Diego Athletics' staff makes home made version of Run DMC's hit song
Video Thumbnail USD Athletes Lip Sync
12 sports teams show off some skills in a new genre
Video Thumbnail USD Athletics Blooper Reel
What it sometimes takes to get that perfect shot
Video Thumbnail All Sport Highlights 2017-18
17 sports - infinite highlights
Video Thumbnail Baseball: Day in the Life with Jay Schuyler
The real-life baseball experience
Video Thumbnail Golf: WCC's
Inside look at WCC competition
Video Thumbnail Men's Tennis: Sweep
San Diego defeat Pepperdine 4-0
Video Thumbnail Softball: The Win
Toreros defeat Saint Mary's in weekend series
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Tuber
Coach Scholl introduces "Tuber" - the on campus Torero Uber
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Barista Scholl
Coach Scholl gets students ready for class by helping out at Aromas Cafe
Video Thumbnail Football: Pro Day
Toreros submit their resumes to the NFL scouts
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Portland State Win
Toreros move on to next round in CIT
Video Thumbnail Football 2018: Spring Game
Toreros play spring football game for family and friends
Video Thumbnail Baseball: Toreros vs. Aztecs
USD take on cross-town rival SDSU
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Post Season Run
USD vs. Hartford highlights
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Championship Game
Toreros end the 2018 season against Gonzaga in the WCC finals.
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Semifinals
Women's win send them to the championship game
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: WCC Quarterfinals
Toreros close out 2018 season against BYU
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: "Off Day"
Toreros prepare for the WCC quarterfinals against BYU
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Quarterfinal Highlights
USD defeats BYU in quarterfinal of WCC Tournament
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: Day in the Life with Myah Pace
Freshman guard knows how to prep for a win
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: Vegas Bound
Toreros travel to Vegas for the WCC Tournament
Video Thumbnail Baseball: Defeating No. 4 Arkansas
Toreros edge out top five team
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Rock the House
Toreros played No. 6 Gonzaga in a fight to the last minute
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Day in the Life
Guard Olin Carter III knows the games starts long before tip-off
Video Thumbnail Winter Saturday
Rowing, tennis, basketball and baseball, a winning day in the books
Video Thumbnail Baseball: For the Love of the Game
Baseball celebrates 60 years
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: Women in Sports Day
Julie Foudy spoke to student-athletes and guests for National Women in Sports Day
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: At LMU
Men's basketball on the road
Video Thumbnail Women's Rowing: Day in the Life
Senior Lizzie Bader shows how three-a-day practices are done
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Youth Basketball Clinic
Toreros lead clinic in local community
Video Thumbnail Men's Rowing: Winter Camp 2018
There are plenty perks to being the early bird
Video Thumbnail 60 Years of USD Baseball
Milestones on the road to Omaha
Video Thumbnail USD Honors Local Military Members
Toreros showed their support and hosted local military members at the men's basketball game
Video Thumbnail USD Athletes Sing "Santa's Coming to Town"
Toreros show their talent out of uniform
Video Thumbnail Basketball: City Championship
Toreros play SDSU Thursday night at 8
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Fourteen
Football preps for second round of playoffs at NDSU
Video Thumbnail Football: NAU From the Sidelines
Toreros win in first round of playoffs at NAU
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Thirteen
Football travels to NAU for the first round of the FCS Playoffs
Video Thumbnail Torero Tuesday
A day to give to Torero Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Twelve
Toreros gear up for last game of conference play
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Eleven
Toreros prep for game day
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Summer Mason
USD junior women's soccer player takes a timeout during a study break
Video Thumbnail On Saturday We Dominate
Big wins for both USD Football and USD Volleyball Saturday afternoon
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Henry Lander
Men's soccer sophomore Henry Lander takes a Timeout between classes
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Ten
Toreros gear up for home game against Drake
Video Thumbnail Halloween Hoopla
Men's and women's basketball teamed up to host a Halloween event
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Nine
Big day in the weight room for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Seamus McFadden's Legacy
39 years in review by former players and coaches
Video Thumbnail Seamus Night
Alumni, staff and the San Diego community gathered to celebrate Men's Soccer Head Coach Seamus McFadden
Video Thumbnail Sixth Man Night: The Event
Recap video of the October 12 fundraiser event
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Hoops Tip-Off
Coach Fisher and Maya Hood attend media day in Las Vegas
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: New Heights
Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Video Thumbnail Homecoming
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
USD Football's Petersen strolls through Belmont Park during his bye week
Video Thumbnail USD Basketball: Practice No. 1
Check out what practice looks like for the Torero ballers
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
Video Thumbnail Football: FaceTime with Lion's Jamal Agnew
USD Head Coach Dale Lindsey congratulates Torero alum Agnew on his first NFL touchdown
Video Thumbnail Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Four
Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
Video Thumbnail Cross Country: USD Invite
Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Three
Sights and sounds of USD Football at work
Video Thumbnail USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Two
Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
Video Thumbnail Three Games - One Day
Ole Weekend was one to remember for USD Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week One
Toreros preps for their home opener against Western New Mexico
Video Thumbnail 2017 Football Season Preview
Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
Video Thumbnail USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
Don't miss the best highlights from this past year in USD Athletics


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