5 - Emilie Soares
|Hometown:||Santa Clara, Calif.|
Just the Facts
Full name: Emilie Ann Soares
Born: July 3, 1992
Birthplace: Santa Clara, Calif.
Parents: Jim and Kelly Soares
Siblings: Sean (24), Amie (22), Korie (19), James (16)
High school coach: Justina Williams, Melissa Kelly
While with VCU
- Played and started in all but one of 20 games her freshman season.
- Had six goals and two assists in 2010-11.
- Finished the season with shot percentage of .273.
- Scored a game winning goal her first season with the Rams.
Prior to VCU
- Four-year field hockey standout at Archbishop Mitty High School in Santa Clara, Calif.
- Tabbed Junior of the Year for the Blossom Valley Athletic League in 2008.
- First Team All-Central Coast Section and First Team All-League in 2009.
- Four year Futures participant in Northern California at elite site 11A.
- National Futures Championship selection in 2008, alternate in 2009.
Getting to know Emilie Soares
- Also played two years of soccer and one year of badminton in high school.
- A member of San Jose Fly Hockey Club, participated in the National Festival.
- Her sister Korie is a sophomore midfielder on the UC-Monterey Bay soccer squad.
- Her mother, Kelly, played softball at UC-Berkeley.