Price becomes an investor in Liam's surf company and later on, she and Liam hook up and she tells him that she's married, as well as being Campbell Price's stepmother.Liam tells her that he doesn't care about her being married. However, Liam soon finds out that she's using him to get her step-son's money.
She later comes to see Liam and tells him that she's leaving her husband, she didn't take his money and doesn't care about it anymore. She's looking for a fresh start in Australia, but wants a second chance with him. After finding out that Liam had lied to Annie about getting old Salty's signature, Sydney figures out that Liam is still in love with Annie. She tells him to read the end of Annie's book and give it another try. Sydney leaves Beverly Hills, California and moves to Australia to start over with her life.
- Melissa Ordway was also in Melrose Place (2009), the fifth series of the Beverly Hills, 90210 continuity, but portrayed a different character, Morgan McKellan.
- Allgedly, some fans consider her just a copy of Ivy, since she is another blonde haired surfer who has a crush on Liam. However unlike Ivy, Sydney and Liam do date.