NCAA finalists excelled in the pool and classroom in 2011-12.
Trojans beat Princeton 14-2 to move into a rematch with UCLA in NCAA semifinals
Women of Troy take aim at a 2012 national championship this week in San Diego.
In ninth straight NCAA appearance, Trojans head back to the site of their 2010 title run for this year's postseason action.
Women of Troy open against San Jose State on Friday in Palo Alto.
2012: Kara-Leigh Huse scored nine goals in her senior season... Scored in four different games, with a career-high four-goal game vs. Fresno Pacific on Feb. 17...Named anMPSF All-Academic Scholar-Athlete.
2011: Huse scored six goals as a junior, with goals scored in six different games.
2010: Huse scored 10 goals as a sophomore... Scored in eight different games... Set her career high with a hat trick in USC's season opener vs. Long Beach State... Also scored a goal in USC's NCAA first-round win over Marist... Named MPSF All-Academic Scholar-Athlete.
2009: Huse scored five goals as a true freshman... Scored in five different games, including one in the NCAA first round.
HIGH SCHOOL: Huse was a three-time selection to the Pasadena Star News All-Area Team and was the MVP in 2008 as a senior out of La Salle High... Earned 2007 All-CIF Division IV First Team honors and named to All-CIF DIII Second Team in 2006... Named league MVP in th 2006, 2007 and 2008... Holds CIF record for most goals scored in a career (620), in a season (183 in 2008 and 166 in 2006) and in a game (14)... Played club for Commerce... An honor student.
PERSONAL: Huse is majoring in fine arts and would like to pursue a career in fashion design... Parents are William and Jennie... Mother Jennie player water polo at UC Santa Barbara... Lists watching Commerce teammates Brenda Villa and Patty Cardenas win silver in Beijing as her most thrilling sports moment... Would like to some day visit Mexico, Spain and Paris... Born July 10, 1990.