McGlynn, 23, was a fixture for UC Santa Barbara during his four years on campus. The Irish defender had two goals and six assists in 76 career games for the Gauchos. He previously played in the Shelbourne FC academy from 2000-08, helping the club to six league titles and four cup competition victories.
UC SANTA BARBARA
2009: Played in 19 matches and started nine, including the Gauchos' NCAA Tournament matches against San Diego and UCLA...Dished out two assists...Assisted Michael Nonni's game-tying goal in the 47th minute against San Diego State (Sept. 25) and David Walker's strike in the 11th minute of the Gauchos' NCAA Tournament match at UCLA (Nov. 29)...Fired six shots on the season, including a season-high two in the NCAA Second Round game at San Diego (Nov. 22).
2008: Made the most starts out of any freshman with 19 and played in 20 games for the Gauchos...Played 1,444 minutes to rank third in playing time among freshman...Single goal of the season tallied against UC Irvine (Nov. 1) for UCSB's only goal during the conference game.
Played for Shelbourne FC from 2000-2008...Helped Shelbourne to six league titles and four league cup competitions...Named Shelbourne's Player of the Year in 2006 and again in 2007...Shelbourne was a Milk Cup quarterfinalist and runner-up at the Foyle Cup while McGlynn was rostered...Internationally capped...Played for Skerries Town from 1997-2000.
Played right-back for Skerries Community College.
Peter Fergus McGlynn was born May 2, 1989 in Dublin, Ireland...Family resides in the seaside town of Skerries, North Dublin...Majoring in film and media studies...Wants to play professional soccer...Enjoys playing darts...Listens to music and prays before every match...Liverpool FC, along with Steven Gerrard and Fernando Torres, are his favorite sports team and athletes...Lists "The Dark Knight" as his favorite movie and "Family Guy" and "Scrubs" as his top television shows...Liverpool's Anfield is his favorite stadium to play in...Son of Ken and Grace McGlynn...Has a younger sister named Karen.