5 Emilie Soares
5 - Emilie Soares
Height: 5-5
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Santa Clara, Calif.
Position: M/F

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)
Major: undeclared
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.