The previous time was in 2007 when they went on to win the NCAA title.

It was the highest seeding the program had ever seen.

The freshman USC record is nine goals, set by Amy Rodriguez in 2005.

De Melo tallied three assists in USC's 4-0 victory over Oregon State, tying USC's single-game mark for assists by one player in a match.

Against his previous team, Mc Alpine is now 3-0, including two 1-0 wins in 20. was named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week after tallying three assists in two victories vs.

The Trojans are 3-5-1 all-time against the Cougars in Pullman. the Oregon schools, including assisting on both of the Trojan goals in the last four minutes of play in a comeback 2-1 victory over Oregon.

1 Stanford) 3-1 in the final, with an early goal by The Trojans' 19 wins in 2016 (19-4-2) season were the second-most in program history, with the most coming during the 2007 national championship season when they went 20-3-2.

That year the Trojans also finished second in the Pac-12 and were a two seed in the NCAA Tournament.

In goal, Ella Dederick has played in all 14 games for the Cougars and has allowed 12 goals.

The Trojans are 12-7-3 all-time against the Cougars.

Her three assist game is also tops in the conference this year.

, a lockdown defender on last season's team that boasted the lowest goals against average in the conference, and tallied new program highs in total shutouts (12) and shutouts in a row (7), was named to the watch list for the prestigious MAC Hermann Trophy Award.

2016 was just the second time the Trojans advanced to the NCAA Women's College Cup, with the previous time coming in 2007. 30 the Trojans defeated crosstown rival UCLA 2-1 in the semifinals and Florida State 2-0 in the finals in College Station, Texas to win the program and the Pac-12 their first NCAA women's soccer title.