United Soccer League franchise Real Monarchs SLC announced on Tuesday the signing of University of Louisville junior midfielder Andrew Brody for the 2016 season.
A native of Orlando, Fla., Brody played three seasons with the Cardinals scoring nine goals and adding 15 assists in 61 matches. As a freshman, Brody was a Second Team All-Conference selection after tallying three goals and eight assists in 20 matches. He followed that with three goals and four assists in 22 matches as a sophomore and three goals and three assists as a junior.
Prior to his three years in Louisville, Brody was a standout with the Real Salt Lake-Arizona Academy. The second-year Monarchs are affiliated with Real Salt Lake, which is entering its 12th season in Major League Soccer in 2016.
Along with Brody, the second-year Monarchs also announced the signing of former Louisville standout Colin Rolfe. A first round pick in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft by the Houston Dynamo, Rolfe has played the last two seasons for the Rochester Rhinos in the USL. Last season, he scored six goals and added one assist in 25 matches, including 13 starts for the Rhinos.
Brody and Rolfe join Louisville soccer alumni Ricardo Velazco on the Monarchs roster giving the club a trio of former Cardinals for 2016.