|Tulsa, Oklahoma – Tulsa Roughnecks FC has signed 29-year-old defender Cyprian Hedrick pending league and federation approval, as the club continues to build its squad for the 2019 USL Championship season.
“It’s a blessing and I’m grateful for this opportunity to represent this club and city,” said Hedrick, “I look forward to being a part of the change Coach Nsein and the organization are looking to bring to Tulsa soccer. I’m very excited about playing at ONEOK field in front of the Roustabouts and the rest of the fans”
Hedrick, a native of Cameroon, was selected with the 30th overall pick in the second round of the 2012 MLS SuperDraft by Sporting Kansas City. He has previously played for Phoenix FC, OKC Energy FC, and San Antonio FC, and has made 138 appearances and logged more than 11,000 minutes of action in the USL Championship over the course of his career.
“We are excited to add a player with such great USL Championship experience to the team,” said Michael Nsien, Tulsa Roughneck’s Head Coach, “Cyprian will be a key player, a leader and someone we have high expectations for. He is a strong defender, who organizes well and is also very calm in and out of possession. He will bring a high level of professionalism to the club and his experience will be valuable for the team and the coaching staff.”