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Whitecaps Add Sean Melvin to WFC2 Roster

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The Vancouver Whitecaps have added a BC Native to the WFC2 lineup

The Vancouver Whitecaps have signed Goalkeeper and Victoria native Sean Melvin, and added him to the WFC 2 roster. The 21 year old spent the last three years with the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, and is the first ever Vancouver Island native to join the 'Caps USL affiliate.

Some quick stats courtesy the official media release:

WFC2 goalkeeper Sean Melvin

  • First-ever Vancouver Island native to be signed to Whitecaps FC 2
  • Played three years for UNC-Wilmington, making 43 starts and finishing with a 24W-14L-5D record and 11 clean sheets
  • Earned his second invitation to the 'Caps first team training camp this preseason, after also participating in 2012
  • Earned his first call-up to the Canadian senior men's national team camp in Orlando, Florida in January 2015

Melvin compiled a 25-14-5 record while in University, including 11 clean sheets. He was with the Whitecaps in their Tucson, Arizona camp, and is a product of the Whitecaps residency program.