Trojan freshman is striking it big at the 2014 CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championships.
Women of Troy will tangle with the rival No. 2 Bruins at 5 p.m. on Thursday at Drake Stadium.
Trojans tally their first OT win of the year with a 2-1 victory over Oregon.
USC snaps a scoreless skid with a sharp equalizer from Alex Quincey.
USC scores four goals again to beat Cal State Northridge 4-1 in Trojans' home opener.
NATIONAL TEAMS: Samarzich is a member of the Mexican Under-20 National Team and has also been a member of the Mexican Under-17 Team... Competed at the 2012 FIFA Under-20 World Cup and 2010 FIFA Under-17 World Cup for Mexico.
HIGH SCHOOL: Samarzich was an all-league first team selection all four years at Upland High... Named 2013 Inland Valley Player of the Year... Played in 72 games in her high school career, scoring 91 goals with 52 assists... Played club for Legends FC.
PERSONAL: Samarzich has not decided on a major... Parents are Ivan and Coco... Has four siblings, Ivan, Alex, Nadia and Erika... Has always wanted to go skydiving... Would like to continue playing soccer after graduation... Born Dec. 29, 1994.