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    Sydney Johnson
    Sydney  Johnson

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Alta Loma, Calif.

    High School:
    Los Osos HS

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    Forward/Midfielder

    Experience:
    2V

    Major:
    Undecided

    12/10/2016

    Molen Leads 11 Trojans Earning Pac-12 All-Academic Honors

    Junior midfielder Nicole Molen was named to the Pac-12 All-Academic First Team.

    09/23/2016

    No. 10 USC Sets Program Shutout Record; Defeats Arizona 4-0 in Pac-12 Opener

    The Trojans have tallied seven-straight shutouts to date.

    08/21/2016

    Trojans Defeat Beijing Normal in Exhibition Play Sunday

    Olga Langenskiöld led the way with two goals on the day.

    08/14/2016

    Trojans Defeat Air Force in 4-0 Exhibition Tune-Up

    Goals from Katie Johnson, Sydney Johnson, Ashleigh Plumptre and Nicole Molen in the match.

    11/17/2015

    Molen Headlines 11 Trojans Earning Pac-12 All-Academic Honors

    Sophomore Nicole Molen was named First Team Pac-12 All-Academic honors.

    2015 – Finished second on the team with five goals and added two assists for a total of 12 points on the year…Those 12 points were good for second on the team as well…Appeared in 21 of the team’s 23 contests…Scored her first goal of the year on Aug. 28 at UC Riverside (2-0 victory)…Also tallied goals against USD (Sept. 11), at Pacific (Sept. 18), Oregon State (Sept. 26) and scored the game-winning goal in a 3-1 victory over Arizona on Oct. 11…Scored those five goals on just 16 shots, nine coming on frame….Added assists against UC Riverside (Aug. 28), at UCLA (Nov. 6)…Also an outstanding student, earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention honors.

    2014: As a true freshman, Johnson played in 13 games...First career assist came vs. UC Riverside (Sept. 4)...First career goal came vs. California (Oct. 10)...Played 224 total minutes.

    HIGH SCHOOL:
    Four-year letterwinner at Los Osos HS for head coach Diego Back...Led team to CIF Division II title...Was Varsity soccer MVP and team captain...Also a four-year letterwinner in track and field as a hurdler...Four-year scholar athlete in both soccer and track.

    CLUB: Two-time national champion and three-time regional champion for Platinum FC...three-time Surf Cup champion.

    PERSONAL: Parents are Stephen and Paula Johnson...Father Stephen played baseball at Oregon...Has two brothers, Stephen and Shane...Aunt Ingrid Hadley attended USC...Career goals include being a family doctor or pediatrician...Lists biggest sports hero as Tim Tebow...Chose USC because "I have loved the school since I was a child and was drawn to It because of the tight-knit family feel with unique traditions"...Favorite foods include shrimp, brownies, enchiladas and carne asada street tacos...Favorite movie is Divergent...Favorite TV shows are Bones and Criminal Minds...Would like to travel to Australia and Hawaii...Favorite musicians are Green Day, Florida Georgia Line and Beyonce...Birthdate is September 24, 1996.