UCLA Women's Soccer BIO
Caprice Dydasco
Player Profile:
Caprice Dydasco 1267012
Position: Defender
Height: 5'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii
High School: Kamehameha
U.S. National Team
Began her involvement with the U.S. National Team Program at the U-14 level and is currently with the U-23s … Assisted on the game-winner against Norway as the U-23s clinched the Six Nations Tournament in March 2014 … Has played with the Under-18 U.S. National Team … Starter on the U-17 team prior to qualifying for the Women’s World Cup … Unable to compete in World Cup Qualifying due to injury … Traveled with the U-17s to Argentina in 2009.

Starter in all 24 games … Played in 94 career games, ranking 10th on UCLA’s career list … Ranked third on the team with seven assists and finished her career with 23 assists, eighth-best in UCLA history ... Also scored three goals and totaled a career-best 13 points … Helped the Bruins earn a school record-tying 19 shutouts and a team goals against average of 0.245 … Part of defensive unit that had a six-game shutout streak to start the season and a 10-game shutout streak at the end of the season … Named to Top Drawer Soccer’s Team of the Week Nov. 4.

Starter in 25 of 26 games … Ranked third on the team with six assists ... Helped lead a UCLA defense that ranked first in the nation in goals against average (0.30) and set a school record with 18 shutouts … Scored her first two career goals in NCAA second round game against Kentucky, the first of which was the game-winner … Selected to Top Drawer Soccer’s Team of the Week Nov. 26 after her two-goal performance against Kentucky and Dec. 3 after a strong defensive showing at North Carolina in the NCAA quarterfinals.

Honorable mention All-Pac-12 honoree … Started in all 23 games … Tied for second on the team with six assists … Helped lead a UCLA defense that surrendered just 13 goals all season (first in the Pac-12) … Also helped the Bruins rank first in the conference in goals against average (0.55) and shutouts (14).

Member of the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team … Appeared in all 21 matches making 17 starts … Finished the season with four points, all on assists … Tallied an assist in her first collegiate match, helping UCLA to a 2-0 road victory over Cal State Northridge … Other assists came in wins over Oregon State, Colorado and USC.

High School/Club
Two-time NSCAA Youth-All-American (2009 & 2010) … Rated as the No. 40 recruit in the country (No. 1 in Hawai’i) according to Top Drawer Soccer … ODP Region-IV Team member from 2007-2010 … Adidas ESP Camp participant in 2009 … Played club soccer for the Honolulu Bulls Soccer Club … Two-time winner of her club’s HSC Player of the Year Award … Played high school soccer at Kamehameha High School ... Won W-League title with Pali Blues in 2013 and again in 2014 with the LA Blues.

Full name is Caprice Ka’anohikula Dydasco … Born Aug. 19, 1993 in Honolulu … Parents are Jose and Misty … Brother, Zane, played soccer at the United States Air Force Academy … Has a younger sister named True … Admires Argentine soccer player Lionel Messi … Enjoys shopping, hanging out with family and friends, and going to the beach … Lists representing the United Stats on the national team as her biggest athletic thrill.

Career Statistics:

Year GP-GS Shots Goals Assists Points
2011 21-17 7 0 4 4
2012 23-23 20 0 6 6
2013 26-25 24 2 6 10
2014 24-24 19 3 7 13
Totals 94-89 70 5 23 33
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