WSOC: Former Syracuse midfielder Mottershead signs with Germany’s SC Sand

Josh Hyber, Sports Writer

Former Syracuse midfielder Alyscha Mottershead has signed a contract with SC Sand of the 2nd Bundesliga in Germany, she announced on Twitter Wednesday morning.

In three years with the Orange, from 2010 to 2012, Mottershead registered seven goals and four assists. After transferring from Iowa her sophomore year, the Brampton, Ont., native played a major role in turning around the SU program.

In her first season at Syracuse, the team went from 5-11-3 to 6-9-5.

In her senior season, Mottershead scored the game-winning goal in overtime of Syracuse’s season opener against Colgate and capped the year off with a goal on senior day against St. John’s. She also scored game-winning goals against Seton Hall and Rutgers.

“I don’t think I’d be where I am today if it wasn’t for the program I had at Syracuse,” Mottershead said. “It was a pleasure playing there and it’s exciting to be able to…

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