THIS SEASON: Danielle Kim enters her first season at USC.
HIGH SCHOOL: Kim reached the CIF quarterfinals as a junior and senior at Palos Verdes High... Earned 2008 all-league honors... team won league titles in 2007 and 2008... Had a broken shoulder for most of her junior season... Played club for Los Angeles WPC and Palos Verdes WPC... An honor student.
PERSONAL: Kim is majoring in economics and hopes to have a career in the financial industry... Parents are Al Kim and Barbara Bethke... Has one sister, Natalie, who played water polo at Princeton... Her father also attended USC... Enjoys sailing, going to the beach and scuba diving in her spare time... Lists watching Michael Phelps win eight gold medals as the most thrilling sports moment... Hopes to travel to Europe after graduation and then pursue a master's degree... ... Birthdate is Dec. 27, 1989.