NYRB II Defender Sean McSherry Announces Retirement


HARRISON, N.J. (December 2, 2019) – New York Red Bulls II defender Sean McSherry announced his retirement following his first season with the club.

“I will be forever grateful for the opportunity to play at the next level, and I will cherish the memories and friendships that I have made along the way,” McSherry said. “Thank you to the coaches, the staff, and most importantly the players, who made my experience amazing.”

McSherry, a two-time All-Ivy League selection, was a four-year letterman at Princeton. The Freehold, New Jersey, native tallied seven goals and nine assists in 47 matches played for the Tigers.

Following his collegiate career, McSherry was selected No. 78 overall by the New York Red Bulls in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft. He made his professional debut on April 13 coming on in the 74th minute of a 2-1 victory over Charlotte Independence.

The defender would make eight appearances during the season. He would record a brace against Sporting Kansas City II on August 24.

“From a player to now a fan, I will always support this club,” McSherry said.