Shannon Dickerson begins her first season at USC as the tallest member of the team, with an opportunity to contribute on defense or in the midfield.
Dickerson was selected to Student Sports' Top 100 Class of 2005 Girls Soccer Players after her senior season at ThunderRidge High in Highlands Ranch, Colo... An All-Continental League midfielder in 2003... Was an All-Diablo Foothill Athletic League first team selection as a freshman at Acalanes High in Lafayette, Calif... Honor student all three years at ThunderRidge... Played three years for Dublin (Calif.) High Energy club team and three for Colorado Rush... Won five straight club State Cup championships... Member of ODP regional team in 2001 and 2002 and national pool in 2001.
Dickerson is interested in pursuing a biology major at USC... Parents are Mark and Cynthia, both USC graduates... Has one sister, Meredith... Lists Lance Armstrong as her biggest sports hero... Favorite movie is `Garden State' and favorite TV show is `Laguna Beach'... Birthdate is April 21, 1987.