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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 lone freshman in 2013 to compete in all 24 matches for the Huskers while also making four starts. Miramontez was named to the 2013 All-Big Ten Freshman Team after a stellar debut season.

Miramontez earned her first-career goal as a Husker after settling a cross from Hannah Dittmar to give NU its first lead of the match with 62:28 on the clock. Sydney totalled three shot attempts in the 4-1 victory over Cincinnati on Aug. 25

On Sept. 2 at Utah State, Miramontez broke the 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 the 1-0 lead at the 35:28 mark en route to Miramontez having three shots on net.


Miramontez made her first-career start on Sept. 29 on the road at Illinois. In the contest, Sydney recorded her first three-point performance with a goal and an assist. She posted an unassisted goal in the 15th minute to open the scoring from 20 yards out, upper-right 90 before helping out on Mayme Conroy's fourth goal of the year with a right sided cross that Conroy flicked in for the 2-0 lead which the Huskers ultimately pulled out by a 3-2 margin.

Miramontez notched her first-career assist which set up the game-winner for Jordan Jackson in the 2-1 road win in Chicago at Northwestern. 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 and two on target.

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 Sue 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 honors 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 has 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 the 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 on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll.

Miramontez on Nebraska
"I immediately fell in love with the atmosphere and campus. The student-athlete life was exactly what I was looking for, and I couldn't image being anywhere else."

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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