|1||GK||08/15/88||6'3"||195 lbs||American||Melbourne, FL||Puerto Rico Islanders|
2013: On March 25, 2013 Cody Laurendi returned to his home state, signing on with the Strikers as the club’s second goalkeeper. The 24 year-old inherited the number 1 shirt for the Strikers.
Laurendi made his Strikers debut in the fourth game of the season on April 27th against rivals Tampa Bay Rowdies at Lockhart. A half-hour into the match Laurendi was injured in a collision with a Rowdies player and had to be substituted. The Strikers announced on May 7th that Laurendi had suffered a lacerated kidney and would be out for the remainder of the 2013 season.
Laurendi recovered from his injury ahead of schedule and was named the backup keeper for the home match against the Rowdies on October 5th. He did not feature in any more games in 2013.
Professional: Laurendi comes to the Strikers following three seasons with NASL side Puerto Rico Islanders. As a backup to Richard Martin, Laurendi made two appearances for the Islanders in 2012, making nine saves and conceding two goals. Laurendi made his professional debut on July 15, 2010, recording a shutout in the 0-0 draw against FC Tampa Bay (now Tampa Bay Rowdies).
College: Played college soccer at South Georgia College. Laurendi was named to the Georgia Junior College All-Tournament Team in his freshman season.
Amateur: Laurendi played amateur soccer for R.R.F.C. Montegnée in the Belgian fourth division while attending the Heidelberg Academic and Soccer Academy (HASA) in Liege.
High School: Laurendi attended Eau Gallie High School in Melbourne, Florida where he lettered as both a soccer player and football kicker. He was named MVP of the Brevard County All-Star game his senior year.