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#9 Sydney Miramontez
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'7"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Lenexa, Kan.
High School: Shawnee Mission West
Club: KCFC & Sporting Blue Valley
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Awards & Honors

  • All-Big Ten Freshman Team (2013)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013; Spring 2014)

2013 (Freshman)
Sydney 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 which 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, assists in a season (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. Sydney has not declared a major at Nebraska, but she is a two-time selection to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll.

Miramontez's Career Statistics 

Year

GP-GS

Shots

SOG

Goals

Assists

Points

2013 24-4 35 14 3 2 8

Totals

24-4

35

14

3

2

8

Miramontez's Career Highs
Points - 3 at Illinois (9/29/13)

Goals - 1, (3x) last at Illinois (9/29/13)
Assists - 1, (2x) last at Illinois (9/29/13)

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