Women of Troy return to McAlister Field for last two home games of the season; Senior Day on Sunday.
THIS SEASON USC's No. 4 all-time assists leader and No. 10 in career points, Ashli Sandoval enters her final season at USC as a mainstay in the Trojan midfield, wielding a powerful foot for set plays as well as a deft ability to feed into and finish USC's attack.
2010 Sandoval led the team in scoring with six goals, including three game-winners... Coming off injury, appeared in 18 games and started 12... Also had two assists to finish with a team-high 14 points in the season... Scored game-winners at TCU, in overtime vs. Cal, and in the NCAA First Round win over Illinois... Earned All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention... Improved overall marks to 51 career points (No. 10 all-time), 14 career coals (t-No. 10), 23 career assists (No. 4) and five career game-winning goals (No. 8).
2009 Sandoval started and played in five games before suffering a season-ending knee injury... Had an assist in USC's third game, a win over Cal State Fullerton, to improve her career totals to 21 assists and 37 career points. 2008 Sandoval started and played in all 23 games for USC as a sophomore... Again led the team in assists with nine to now rank No. 5 all-time at USC with 20 career assists... Provided a team-high 21 points by also scoring six goals for the Trojans... Set a career mark with two goals and two assists in a win over Cal State Bakersfield... Named to the NSCAA and Soccer Buzz All-West Region Third Teams... Also named to All-Pac-10 Second Team. 2007 Sandoval was USC's assists leader as a freshman, serving up 11 for the third-best single-season total in USC history and No. 2 mark in the Pac-10... Played in all 25 games and started 23... Scored two goals along with her 11 assists for 15 points on the year... First career goal came as the game-winner against Oakland... Also had the game-winner against Washington... Assisted on both USC goals in NCAA Semifinal win over UCLA... Earned national honors as Soccer America Second Team All-Freshman and SoccerBuzz Second Team Freshman All-America... Regional awards came as NSCAA/adidas Third Team All-West Region and SoccerBuzz West Region All-Freshman... Named to Pac-10 All-Freshman Team. HIGH SCHOOL Was the 2005 CIF Division Player of the Year and an four-time all-CIF first team selection at Granite Hills High... Also named conference MVP as a senior... Granite Hills team was a CIF finalist all four years and won the 2005 CIF title... Named league Player of the Year in 2005, 2006 and 2007 and a four-time first team all-leaguer... Also ran track and cross country, finishing eighth in the 2004 CIF cross country race... A 2004 CIF and all-league first team pick... Played club soccer for San Diego Surf and Hotspurs... U-15 team won 2005 Surf Cup title... A U.S. under-17 national team pool player... Played four years with Cal South `89 ODP, winning 2006 Regionals and 2006 national co-championship. PERSONAL Sandoval is majoring in public policy and development... Parents are Jose and Trudy... Has three siblings, Josh Sandoval, Christy Donston and Steven Donston... Lists Lionel Messi as her biggest sports hero... Favorite movie is `Pirates of the Caribbean'... Enjoys watching old game shows and would like to one day visit Australia and Europe... Born Sept. 2, 1989.