Trojans host No. 4 Stanford and No. 6 Cal this week, with two bouts with the Bruins coming next.
THIS SEASON After being sidelined with a knee injury in her first year at Troy and suffering a second injury last year, Thaddesia Southall enters her second season of action at USC.
2011-12 REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON Southall appeared in USC's first six games, scoring 13 points and grabbing 12 rebounds before suffering a knee injury on Nov. 30 vs. UTSA... First career point came on a free throw at Georgia on Nov. 20... Set a career high with 12 points to go with four rebounds vs. Gardner-Webb.
2010-11 SEASON Southall redshirted her first season at USC to rehab a knee injury sustained in high school
HIGH SCHOOL Southall was ranked as the No. 99 recruit and No. 20 power forward in the nation out of Long Beach Poly... Team won state championship four years in a row... Also won CIF title... A nominee for McDonald's All-America honors... An all-state honoree... Earned all-league honors in 2008... Played club for Cal Sparks.
PERSONAL Thaddesia Jeneé Southall was born March 18, 1992 in Long Beach, Calif.... The daughter of Letitia Williams and Thaddeus Southall... Has one brother, Roschon Prince, and two sisters, Roschondra Prince and Zaquiela Frazier... Lists Kevin Durant as her biggest sports hero... Would like to one day visit Rome and Paris... Hopes to play in the WNBA after graduation... Majoring in kinesiology, hopes to pursue a career as a sports nutritionist.