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Sydney

Simmons

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Midfielder
Height: 5'7"
Year: Freshman
City/State: Van Alstyne, Texas
High School: Van Alstyne HS
Experience: High School

Bio

Awards/Honors: 2018 Duke Nike Classic All-Tournament Team.

National Team Experience: Participated in U.S. U-14, U-16 and U-18 National Team training camps.

2018 - Freshman (Stats): Has appeared in all 17 matches this season (13 starts), playing 1,196 minutes and recording five shots … Made her collegiate debut in Duke’s 2-0 victory against No. 23 Ohio State (Aug. 16) to open the season, playing 65 minutes … Played 41 minutes and logged the first shot of her career against Illinois on Aug. 19 … Played in a combined 100 minutes in wins against Marquette (Aug. 30) and Providence (Sept. 2) and was selected to the 2018 Duke Nike Classic All-Tournament Team … Played a career-high 110 minutes in Duke’s 1-1 draw at No. 21 NC State on Sept. 27.

High School: Ranked 68th in the TopDrawerSoccer.com’s Top 150 … Named the 25th-best midfielder in the country … Landed on the Van Alstyne High School Academic Honor Roll all four years … VAHS Student Council Vice President every year of her high school career … Served as the National Honor Society Secretary her senior year … Also starred on the tennis court, playing mixed doubles in 2016 and 2017 and twice qualifying for District and Regional Championships while qualifying for the State Championship in 2016 and earning MVP honors.

Club: Played for Solar Chelsea DA U19G and head coach Adrian Solca … Named one of the top 11 players at the ECNL National Training Camp in 2016 … Selected by Generation Adidas to train in Frankfurt, Germany in 2016 …  Three-time ECNL Conference Champion (2014-15, 2015-16 & 2016-17) … U.S. Youth Soccer playoff qualifier in 2016-17 season … U.S. Youth Soccer National Qualifier twice from 2014-16, finishing third in 2014-15 and fourth in 2015-16 … U.S. Youth Soccer State and Regional Champion in 2013-14, as well as a National Qualifier … Made the top 10 scorers list at regionals and nationals that season.

Personal: Born Sydney Nicole Simmons on Feb. 23, 2000 in Sedalia, Mo. … Daughter of Kent and Kristin Simmons … Has two sisters, Chelseigh (25) and Carleigh (20) … Her sister Carleigh plays soccer at University of Texas at El Paso and is currently a junior. 

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