Megan Borman recaps USC's final few days in paradise...
Allie Harrison checks in from Honolulu, where USC is ready to face the Rainbow Wahine!
Mia Bruno recaps our day of soccer, surf, sun, whales and ice cream!
Alex Quincey and the Women of Troy check in from Spring Break in paradise!
Jordan Marada represents the women and James Clark represents the men's side.
Jordan Marada enters her first season at USC as a junior transfer.
AT SMC:Marada was a two-time All-WCC First Team honoree at Saint Mary's College in Moraga, Calif... Was the first SMC freshman since 1992 to be named to the first team... Set a school record with 12 assists as a sophomore... Scored 16 goals and had 17 assists, with five total game-winning goals in her two seasons... Led team with 30 points in sophomore season and with 19 points as a freshman... Registered two two-goal games... Twice named WCC Player of the Week... Started 37 games with 38 appearances... Also named to the 2010 WCC All-Freshman Team.
HIGH SCHOOL:Marada was a four-time all-league honoree out of Capistrano Valley High... Also earned first-team all-county and all-CIF as a senior... A three-time all-league first-teamer, led league in scoring as a senior... As a junior, again led league in assists with 15 and was third in goals with 11... Named to the Orange Country Register Player to Watch list in 2009 and 2010... Also earned ESPN Rise Top Player and All-American State honors in 2010... Played club for Laguna Hills Eclipse and SoCal Blues, winning two league championships and 2010 USYSA national title... An honor student.
PERSONAL:Marada is majoring in human performance... Parents are John and Julie... Has one brother, Jake... Grandfather Orin Hertzmann also attended USC... Enjoys photography, baking and going to the beach in her free time... Lists Lionel Messi and Julie Foudy as her biggest sports heroes... Has always wanted to learn to play the guitar... Hopes to travel to Germany and Manchester, England... Would like to work for the Lakers and continue to play soccer after graduation...Born Feb. 25, 1992.