Congratulations to the three University of Central Florida students who were recently drafted for the ultra-competitive US Cyber Team!

Caitlin Whitehead, Matthew McKeever, and Cameron Whitehead, all members of the UCF Collegiate Cybersecurity Competition Team and members of the Collegiate Cyber Defense Club (, were selected to represent the United States at various global scrimmages and the International Cybersecurity Challenge (ICC) in 2023.

Over 1,200 athletes from across the nation competed in the Season II US Cyber Open CTF Competition, after which a select group of the top 85 athletes were invited to train and compete in the US Cyber Combine Invitational. The US Cyber Combine is an inclusive, virtual camp focused on athlete training, evaluation, observation, and engagement to provide coaches an opportunity to identify high potential athletes for the US Cyber Team. The selection of the Season II, US Cyber Team took place during a Draft Day program where the top 25 cybersecurity athletes were selected to represent the United States.