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Sydney Miramontez
Player Profile:
Sydney Miramontez 1091937
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'7"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Lenexa, Kan.
High School: Shawnee Mission West
Club: KCFC & Sporting Blue Valley
Major: Advertising & Public Relations

Awards & Honors

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2014, 2015)
  • All-Big Ten Freshman Team (2013)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013, 2014, 2015; Spring 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015, 2016)

2015 (Junior)
Sydney Miramontez led the team in assists (five) and scored once during the 2015 campaign. Miramontez, who started all 17 games, recorded 12 shots (four on goal). On Oct. 23 at Iowa, she scored in the 44th minute off a corner kick in a game the Huskers won 5-3. She added two assists during the game. Miramontez also registered two assists at DePaul and added one against Central Michigan.

2014 (Sophomore)
Miramontez made 12 appearances and started five games for the Huskers in 2014. She scored NU's final goal in the season opener against SMU on Aug. 22 off an assist from Courtney Claassen in the 75th minute. Miramontez took two shots on goal in the game to help the Huskers to a 4-0 victory.

Miramontez took 14 shots for the season, five of which were on goal. She averaged 51 minutes per contest as a midfielder.

2013 (Freshman)
Miramontez was the only Husker freshman to compete in all 24 matches in 2013, including four starts. Miramontez was named to the 2013 Big Ten All-Freshman Team after a stellar debut season.

Miramontez earned her first career goal after settling a cross from Hannah Dittmar to give NU its first lead with 62:28 on the clock against Cincinnati on Aug. 25. Miramontez totaled three shots in the 4-1 victory over the Bearcats.

On Sept. 2 at Utah State, Miramontez broke a stalemate when she sent the ball into the upper-left corner of the net from 15 yards out for her second goal of the year. The goal gave NU a 1-0 lead at the 35:28 mark. Miramontez finished with three shots on net.

Miramontez made her first career start at Illinois on Sept. 29. She recorded her first three-point performance with a goal and an assist against the Illini. Miramontez posted an unassisted goal from 20 yards out and assisted on Mayme Conroy's fourth goal of the year to give the Huskers a 2-0 lead. Nebraska ultimately pulled out a 3-2 win.

Miramontez notched her first career assist to set up the game-winner for Jordan Jackson in the 2-1 road win at Northwestern on Sept. 27.

In the NCAA Tournament first-round victory over Southeastern Louisiana, Miramontez came off the bench to play 50 minutes and record a season-high six shots, including two on goal.

High School
Miramontez joined the Huskers from Shawnee Mission West High School. The native of Lenexa, Kan., was one of the Vikings' top offensive threats for Coach Sarah Gonzalez. In Miramontez's four prep seasons, she totaled 52 goals and 52 assists.

A runner-up for the Kansas Gatorade Player-of-the-Year award, Miramontez was a four-time first-team All-Sunflower League pick and was honored on the NSCAA All-Region team in 2011 and 2012.

She was also named the All-Sunflower League Offensive Player of the Year in 2011.

Miramontez earned NSCAA honorable-mention All-America accolades in 2011 and was ranked as a four-star recruit by TopDrawerSoccer.com. She helped the Vikings finish runner-up at the 2011 Kansas 6A state tournament. The team finished the season with an 18-1-1 record and was ranked 24th in the country by the NSCAA.

Miramontez left Shawnee Mission West with multiple school records, including career goals, career assists, season assists (25) and points in a season (59).

Other Information
During the club season, Miramontez played for the KCFC Heat under Gareth Pritchard and Sporting Blue Valley under Vlatko Andonovski. She won three Kansas State Cup titles with the Heat.

Personal Information
Sydney is the daughter of Patrick and Jane Miramontez. She was born on Oct. 11, 1994. She has two sisters, Sierra and Sinclaire. Sinclaire will be a freshman on the Nebraska soccer team in 2016. Sydney is majoring in advertising and public relations, and is a six-time selection to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. In addition, she is a two-time member of the Academic All-Big Ten Team.

Miramontez's Career Statistics 

Year

GP-GS

Shots

SOG

Goals

Assists

Points

2013 24-4 35 14 3 2 8
2014 12-5 14 5 1 0 2

2015

17-17

12

4

1

5

12

Totals

53-26

61

23

5

7

22

Miramontez's Career Highs
Points - 4 at Iowa (10/23/15)

Goals - 1 (5 times) last at Iowa (10/23/15)
Assists - 2 (3 times) last at Iowa (10/23/15)

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