17 - Sydney Vermillion
Sydney Vermillion
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: La Crescenta, Calif.
High School: Crescenta Valley HS
Position: Defender
EXP: 3V

2009

Vermillion played in all 20 matches in 2009, making 11 starts ... set new school record by making her 75th career appearance in Big West Playoff game vs. UC Santa Barbara on Nov. 5 ... had two assists on the season ... picked up first helper against Oregon State on Aug. 30 ... added second helper at UC Riverside on Oct. 16 ... finished season with 11 shots, putting three on-goal ... had season-high two shots on three different occasions.

2008

Vermillion appeared in all 19 matches for Northridge in 2008, making 17 starts ... picked up an assist in CSUN's season finale against Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 2 ... had 13 shots on the year, four of which were on goal.

2007

One of eight Matadors to appear in all 18 matches during sophomore season, starting 16 matches, including the final 13 matches of the season ... finished with two assists on the season ... tallied a helper against Pepperdine on Sept. 30 ... recorded assist in Big West Conference opener against UC Davis on Oct. 5 ... finished season with four shots, with one coming on goal ... fired a season-high two shots against UC Irvine on Oct. 28 ... lone shot on goal came against UC Davis.

2006:

Vermillion played in all 19 matches in her freshman campaign, making 13 starts on the back line, including the last 12 of the season ... started her first match against Northern Colorado on Sept. 3 ... tallied her first point on an assist of the game-winning goal against Utah State on Sept. 10 ... also had an assist in a victory over UC Irvine on Sept. 29 ... posted 10 shots with four on goal.

CRESCENTA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL:

Vermillion prepped at Crescenta Valley High School ... played both soccer and softball for four years ... named Pacific League MVP following her senior season after leading the Falcons with 17 goals and nine assists ... earned All-CIF and Defensive Player of the Year honors as a junior, the year that CVHS won a league title ... graduated in 2006 with a 3.67 GPA.

PERSONAL:

Born on March 7, 1988 in Arcadia, Calif. ... parents are Alice and Dale ... has one younger brother, Shane ... favorites include soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo, the TV show "Family Guy" and In-N-Out Burger ... lists greatest moment as beating rival Arcadia High School after a seven-year losing streak ... says best thing about being an athlete is getting to compete against the top athletes and winning ... majoring in biology.

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