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Caprice Dydasco

Teams: Washington Spirit
Position: Defense
Hometown: Honolulu, HI
Age: 24 (08/19/1993)
Height: 5'3''
College: UCLA

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The Spirit selected Caprice Dydasco with the 19th overall pick in the 2015 NWSL College Draft. She played in six matches for the Spirit in 2015. In 2016, Dydasco started in 12 regular season and both post season matches for the Spirit. In 2017, she appeared in 16 games, totaling 1,118 minutes.

Caprice was a four-year starter as a defender for the UCLA Bruins from 2011- 2014. She appeared in 94 games and scored five goals and had 23 assists. She was a member of UCLA’s national championship team in 2013. Dydasco played for the semi-professional Pali Blues in 2013 and 2014. In March 2014, playing in the midfield for the United States women’s national under-23 soccer team, she assisted on the game-winning goal to win the Six Nations Tournament in Spain. In March 2015, Dydasco started all three of the matches of the United States under-23 team at a tournament in La Manga, Spain. Dydasco was again called in to the United States U23 camp in January 2016 and played in the match against Ireland. She spent the 2015-2016 off season playing for Newcastle Jets in the Westfield W-League in Australia.

United States National Team: Began her involvement with the U.S. National Team Program at the U-14 level and played with the U.S. U-23s as recently as 2016… Started all three matched of U-23 tournament in La Manga, Spain in 2015…Played in U-23 match against Ireland in January 2016…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 U-17 Women’s World Cup … Unable to compete in U-17 World Cup Qualifying due to injury … Traveled with the U-17s to Argentina in 2009.

Professional: 2017: Played in 16 games, totaling 1,118 during her third NWSL season. 2016: Started in 12 regular season and both post season matches for the Spirit…recorded two assists, both to forward Cheyna Williams…tore ACL during the NWSL Championship match 2015: Selected by the Spirit 19th overall in the 2015 NWSL College Draft…Played six matches for the Spirit…Played the 2015-16 Westfield W-League season for Newcastle Jets…Named Player of the Match for the Nov 22 2015 match against Adelaide United

College: Attended UCLA… Played in 94 career games, ranking 10th on UCLA’s career list … finished her career with 23 assists, eighth-best in UCLA history … 2014: 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 …2013: 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 …2012: 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). 2011: 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

High School/Youth: 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.

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