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#3 | CAPRICE DYDASCO


Position: Defender

Date of Birth:  August 19, 1993

Height: 5’4”

Hometown: Honolulu, HI

Country: USA

College: UCLA

Acquired: Trade with Washington Spirit (1/10/19)

Pronouns: she/her/hers

#3 Caprice Dydasco Defender Gotham FC

BIOGRAPHY

PROFESSIONAL

2021: NWSL Defender of the Year… Named to NWSL Best XI… Appeared in every regular season and postseason match, playing over 2,000 minutes … Tied for third in league in assists (five)... Scored first career goal in 1-1 draw at Orlando… Three key passes, nine clearances, one block, seven interceptions in five appearances for 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup. 2020: Missed season due to injury. 2019: Traded to Sky Blue FC... 14 key passes, 42 clearances, 10 blocks, 38 interceptions in 23 appearances. 2018 (Washington Spirit): 26 key passes, 65 clearances, seven blocks, 60 interceptions in 24 appearances. 2017: 31 clearances, two blocks, 23 interceptions in 16 appearances. 2016: Two assists, 14 key passes... 49 clearances, 10 blocks, 37 interceptions in 14 appearances... 2016 NWSL Championship Runner-Up. 2015-2016: Signed by Washington Spirit in NWSL… Loaned to Australia’s Newcastle Jets of W-League… One goal in 12 appearances. 2013-2014: Played semi-professionally for Pali Blues of the USL W-League… 17 appearances… 2013 W-League Champion.

 

COLLEGE

Played for UCLA from 2011-2014… Ended Bruins career with 94 appearances (10th UCLA history)... 23 assists (eighth UCLA history)... 2013 NCAA Champion. 
 

INTERNATIONAL

Represented the United States U-23, U-20, U-19, U-17 Women’s National Teams... 2015 Six Nations Tournament Champion 24.

Related News

NJ/NY Gotham FC of the National Women’s Soccer League announced today that defender Caprice Dydasco has signed a two-year deal that will keep her with the club through the 2023 season. She was originally acquired by Gotham FC in a trade with the Washington Spirit in 2019.

Caprice Dydasco Voted 2021 NWSL Defender of the Year

By Gotham FC 11/15/2021, 3:45pm EST

NJ/NY Gotham FC’s Caprice Dydasco was voted the 2021 National Women’s Soccer League Defender of the Year. She joins the elite company of four-time Defender of the Year Becky Sauerbrunn (2013-2015, 2019), Lauren “Lu” Barnes (2016), Abby Dahlkemper (2017), and Abby Erceg (2018) as recipients of the award.

 

The National Women’s Soccer League announced today the eleven players named to the Team of the Month for the month of May by the NWSL Media Association.