UC Davis outperforms San Francisco in nearly every facet of Sunday's match; hard-luck rebound is the difference
Alexis Smith sets new Division I-era program record for the most career shutouts
UC Davis is poised to become one of the Big West’s premier programs after its record-setting year
Ten UC Davis student-athletes make third appearance on Fall Academic All-Conference squads
Zuzu Romano nails the game-winner in the 72nd minute
2015: BIG WEST ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM... Competed in 12 games... Named a starter at UC Riverside (10/11)... Scored the game-winning goal, her first as an Aggie, at UC Irvine (11/1)... Scored on her only shot taken that day... That was her only shot on goal that season.
2014: BIG WEST ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM... Earned a spot in the starting lineup when UC Davis faced Air Force (9/7), Long Beach State (10/19), Hawai'i (10/24) and UC Irvine (11/2)... Took a season-high two shots at Sacramento State (8/22)... Also recorded her shot on goal in that game.
2013: Appeared in five games... Recorded her first collegiate shot vs. Cal (9/8)... Received a medical redshirt.
CARDINAL NEWMAN HS '13: Earned scholar-athlete accolades all four years at Cardinal Newman High School... Received first team all-league recognition as a junior and senior... Named to the Principal's List for three years, and Leadership Council for one... Elected senior class president and traveled to Nicaragua to help build a school for underprivileged children.
PERSONAL: Parents are Ellen and Marc Romano... Has two siblings, Jake and Avery... Jake currently attends Western Washington... Enjoys snowboarding in her free time... Even though her birth name is Audrey, practically everyone calls her by her nickname, Zuzu... Would play basketball if she was not a member of the women's soccer team... Hope Solo is her sports hero... Once went skydiving, her greatest personal accomplishment... She chose to attend UC Davis because, "It's a great school."... Competed for two club teams - Santa Rosa United and Davis Legacy... As a member of the Legacy, she helped the team finish as champions of the 2012 Disney Soccer Showcase... Competed on the Olympic Development Program's State team from 2008-11... Played on the ODP Region IV team from 2010-11... Her favorite facility visited is ESPN's Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Florida... Would love to visit Spain... Her advice to others is simple: "Work hard, play hard."