Hometown: Kingston, Jamaica
Previous Club: Greenville Triumph SC
College: Florida International University
Andrew Booth enters his second season with the Black and Yellow after an impactful first season in the Lowcountry in 2022.
The 26-year-old midfielder developed into a crucial piece in the Battery’s attack, co-leading the team in chances created (32) across 24 appearances. Andrew tallied four goals and three assists, including a brace against the Tampa Bay Rowdies on Sept. 10, where he scored both the equalizer and match-winner.
Booth’s first goal came against Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC on June 11 and he was subsequently named to the league’s Team of the Week for his impressive showing throughout the match.
Andrew arrived in Charleston following a successful two-year stint with Greenville Triumph SC, where he was a USL League One champion in 2020 and helped lead the squad to the 2021 League One Final.
2021 was a breakout season for the Jamaican American as he notched numerous personal career highs. Booth made 29 appearances across all competitions last season, second-most on the team, for a total of 2,019 minutes played. He led the Triumph in tackles won with 40 and co-led in assists with three. Booth additionally tallied two goals, 24 chances created, 15 interceptions and 115 duels won.
Booth’s exceptional performances in Week 4 and Week 22 earned him League One Team of the Week honors.
Booth was selected 96th overall in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft by Minnesota United FC prior to signing with Greenville.
Before turning pro, Booth played collegiately at Florida International University where he appeared in 53 matches across four seasons with the Panthers, accumulating seven goals and nine assists. Booth was named Conference USA Midfielder of the Year following his senior year and earned all-conference honors after his junior and senior campaigns.
Internationally, Booth was called up to the Jamaica U-20 national team training camp in February 2016, but did not feature for the side in a game.