HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on February 16, 2017.
Stertzer was a consistent contributor in his two seasons with RSL, moving from two appearances in his rookie year in 2013 to 19 regular season appearances in 2015 and 2016. He’ll likely continue in a bench role with NYC in 2017, looking to compete with several other NYC midfielders for spot starts.
COLLEGE: Stertzer spent four years at the University of Maryland, finishing his Terps career with 25 goals and 13 assists in 79 appearances. A third-team All-American in 2012 and a first-team All-ACC selection in 2011 and 2012, Stertzer helped Maryland to the College Cup semifinals in 2012.