27 Hillary Schwarzbach
27 Hillary Schwarzbach
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santa Cruz, Calif.
High School: San Lorenzo Valley
Previous College: USC
Position: Defender
College: 1V

AS A SENIOR IN 2006: Transfer from USC saw action at outside back in all 21 matches, starting 20 ... part of defensive effort which shutout 11 opponents so far ... scored second game-winner of the year in 6-0 win over San Jose State on Oct. 4 ... assisted on first goal of the match in 3-0 win over UCLA on Sept. 22 ... put two shots on goal and earned assist on game-winner in 1-0 overtime win over Tennessee on Sept. 17 ... hit the post with a header against Texas A&M on Sept. 10 ... scored her first collegiate goal on Aug. 27 against Utah, one-timing a corner kick in for the game-winner in 1-0 victory.  

AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR AT USC IN 2005: Started 20 of the 21 matches in which she played ... recorded three assists on the season ... took three shots ... assisted on USC's first goal in 6-0 win Aug. 28 over Indiana ... earned second assist on Sept. 18 against Oakland ... assisted on the Women of Troy's second goal in 3-2 overtime loss to UCLA on Oct. 7.  

AS A JUNIOR AT USC IN 2004: Schwarzbach never missed a game until 2004, when she started and played 45 minutes in the opener against Rhode Island on Aug. 27 before tearing her ACL and missing the duration of the season ... redshirted the season.

AS A SOPHOMORE AT USC IN 2003: Schwarzbach started in all 21 matches ... Registered two shots on the season (Aug. 29 at Florida State and Oct. 24 vs. Arizona).

AS A FRESHMAN AT USC IN 2002: Schwarzbach showed versatility in her 2002 freshman season, playing at both the forward and defender position and starting every match ... Notched her lone assist on Oct. 13 in a 2-0 win against California ... Registered a season-high three shots in the season opener on Aug. 30 vs. Wisconsin.

CLUB TEAM: Played for the Pleasanton Rage club soccer team that won the 2002 U-17 U.S. Youth Soccer national championships ... Played on the 2000 ODP Cal-North state soccer team ... was a member of the Pleasanton Rage club soccer team that won the 2004 U-19 U.S. Youth Soccer national championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Schwarzbach earned All-Santa Cruz Athletic League honors as a senior at San Lorenzo Valley High in Felton, Calif ... Was named 2002 San Lorenzo Valley High Athlete of the Year ... Named to the San Jose Mercury News first team as a senior ... Also ran on the cross country and track teams ... Cross county team won the 1999 and 2000 Division III state championships ... Holds the school record for the 400 meters and competed on the school record-setting 4 x 100 meter relay ... Member of the California Scholastic Federation.

PERSONAL: Schwarzbach is majoring in Spanish as well as health promotion and disease prevention ... Parents are Matthew and Carole Schwarzbach ... Has two brothers, Zach and Matt, and one sister, Lila ... Lists Joe Montana as her biggest sports hero.

Schwarzbach's Career Statistics


Year M-S Goals Assists Points Shots GW Goals
2002 (USC) 22-22 0 1 1 7 0
2003 (USC) 21-21 0 0 0 2 0
2004 (USC) 1-1 0 0 0 0 0
2005 (USC) 21-20 0 3 3 3 0
2006 21-20 2 2 6 11 2
Career 86-84 2 6 10 23 2