Caprice Dydasco

[ kah-prees dy-DAS-kohh ]

#3 - Defender

Height: 5’2”

Hometown: Honolulu, Hawai'i

Country: United States

Date of Birth: August 19, 1993

College: UCLA

Previous Club: Houston Dash (NWSL)

Jersey Number: 3

ACQUIRED: Free Agency, 11/21/23 


HONORS: 2021 NWSL Defender of the Year, 2021 NWSL Best XI. 

2023: Started and played in all 22 regular season matches…Logged 1,933 minutes…Tallied one assist against Kansas City (5/26)…Surpassed 10,000 career NWSL minutes against Thorns FC (5/21)…Played in and started five Challenge Cup matches. 2022: Began the season with NJ/NY Gotham FC, starting and playing in 13 matches during the regular season and six Challenge Cup matches…Was traded to the Houston Dash on Aug. 19…Appeared in five matches (4 starts) with Houston to conclude the regular season…Played 90 minutes in the Dash’s first ever NWSL playoff game against Kansas City (10/16). 2021: Appeared in 24 matches (23 starts) during the regular season…Started in Gotham’s NWSL quarterfinal playoff match against Chicago (11/7), logging 90 minutes…Finished the season with one goal and five assists…Scored first NWSL goal against Orlando (6/20)…Made her 100th NWSL appearance (10/6) against Washington Spirit….Played in five Challenge Cup matches, including a start in the Challenge Cup final against Portland (5/8), logging 82 minutes. 2019: Trade to NJ/NY Gotham FC (then Sky Blue FC) in January…Started and played in 23 regular season matches, logging 2,028 minutes. 2018: Appeared in 24 games…Made 21 starts during the regular season. 2017: Returned to the field for the first time since injury against Thorns FC (6/24)…Played in 16 games, making 11 starts. 2016: Appeared in 12 regular season matches…Registered two assists…Tallied first NWSL assist against Sky Blue FC (7/31)…Played in both playoff matches, helping Washington Spirit to the the 2016 NWSL Championship game…Tore ACL in NWSL Championship game. 2015-16: Went on loan to Australia to play for the Newcastle Jets. 2015: Selected 19th overall by the Washington Spirit…Appeared in six games during her rookie season. 

2014: Starter in all 24 games…Played in 94 career games…Finished career ranked 10th on UCLA’s career list…Ranked third on the team with seven assists and finished her career with 23 assists…Also scored three goals and totaled a career-best 13 points…Helped the Bruins earn a school record-tying 19 shutouts and a team goals against average of 0.245. 2013: Starter in 25 of 26 games…Ranked third on the team with six assists…Helped lead a UCLA defense that ranked first in the nation in goals against average (0.30) and set a school record with 18 shutouts…Scored her first two career goals in NCAA second round game against Kentucky, the first of which was the game-winner. 2012: Honorable mention All-Pac-12 honoree…Started in all 23 games…Tied for second on the team with six assists…Helped lead a UCLA defense that surrendered just 13 goals all season (first in the Pac-12)…Also helped the Bruins rank first in the conference in goals against average (0.55) and shutouts (14). 2011: Member of the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team…Appeared in all 21 matches making 17 starts…Finished the season with four points, all on assists…Tallied an assist in her first collegiate match, helping UCLA to a 2-0 road victory over Cal State Northridge…Other assists came in wins over Oregon State, Colorado and USC. 

Caprice Dydasco

Get to know Caprice

Full Name: Caprice Dydasco

Best Soccer Memory: Winning the 2013 NCAA Tournament with UCLA

Fun fact about you?: I need something sweet after every meal

Accolades: 2021 NWSL Defender of the Year, 2021 NWSL Best XI, 2012 NCAA Champion

National Team: United States U23 (2017-2018)

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