Hite Goal and Stanch Defense Propel No. 23 Trojans to 1-0 Win Over No. 15 Texas Tech in Season Opener
Goalkeeper Sammy Jo Prudhomme collects fiirst shutout as a Trojan.
Mills has previously been a part of the U-17 and U-20 national teams.
Soccer athletes coach skills clinic for 125 South LA kids.
Sophomore defender Kayla Mills represented the Trojans on the NSCAA All-Pacific Region First Team.
Sophomore Moriah Earley led the way as a second team selection.
2013: Mills appeared in all 20 games, starting 19 of them as a true freshman in 2013...She earned a selection on the Pac-12 All-Freshman squad...Collected 16 total points on four goals and eight assists to lead the team...Her eight assists were also a team high, while her four goals were good for third-best...Scored goals in wins vs. San Diego State, Cal State Northridge and Oregon and another in a tie vs. Minnesota...Trojans were 3-0-1 when Mills found the back of the net...Trojans were 5-2-0 when she got on the board with an assist...Had a season and career-high two assists vs. Loyola Marymount.
NATIONAL TEAMS: Mills is a member of the U.S. Under-20 National Team... Has also competed with the U.S. Under-17 Team
HIGH SCHOOL: Mills competed in soccer and track at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy... A two-time All-American... Named 2013 league MVP and to All-CIF Southern Section First Team... Helped team win 2012 CIF Division I championship... Played club for Slammers FC and Barcelona FC... Won regional and national championships in ODP... An honor student.
PERSONAL: Mills is majoring in human biology... Parents are Karen and Kevin... Has three siblings, Korinne, Kiara and Keyon... Korinne played soccer at Carnegie Mellon... Enjoys reading, watching TV, eating and spending time with friends in her free time... Has always wanted to go on a cruise... Hopes to travel to Greece... Would like to travel and continue to play soccer after graduation... Born Nov. 8, 1995.