OUTLOOK -- Will have a physical presence on the field ... Plays hard and is a consistent performer.
2004 -- Played in six matches for South Carolina at midfield and defender.
PRE-COLLEGE -- Team MVP and captain her senior year at Bishop Kelly; member of Idaho State Champion team in 2001 ... Three-time all-conference selection from her sophomore-senior seasons ... Finished high school career with 28 goals and 16 assists, with eight goals and 11 assists in her senior season ... Lettered four years at Bishop Kelly ... Played for Boise Capitals Club under coach Joe Azevedo; won State Cup 2000-2004.
PERSONAL -- Full name is Catherine Elizabeth Derden ... Majoring in exercise science ... Chose USC over Colgate, Idaho and Gonzaga ... Hobbies include running, snow skiing, shopping and cooking ... Favorite athletes are Michael Jordan and Julie Foudy... Born on May 21, 1986 ... Has two older brothers, Terry and Mike, and one older sister, Madaline ... Parents are Terry L. and Cathy Derden.