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QUOTING MILLER: “Emily enters her senior season coming off a great junior year both fall and spring. She has improved her game and become a stronger leader. She thrives in any role thrown at her, and we look forward to her experience and leadership contributing to our success.”
CAREER: Has appeared in 50 games to tally 2,262 minutes, one goal, and three assists...Started eight of the last 10 games of 2015, helping to stabilize a back line dealing with injuries to key personnel.
2015: Appeared in all 18 games...Made eighth start of the season against No. 1 Virginia...Assisted game-winning goal against Louisville (Sept. 27)...Played a season-high 100 minutes against Wake Forest (Sept. 24)...Recorded an assist against Akron (Sept. 13)...Tallied an assist against Robert Morris (Aug. 23).
2014: Recorded six starts and played in 15 games as a sophomore defender...Registered first career start vs. Boston College (Sept. 25)…All three of her shots on the season were placed on goal…Played a career-high 90 minutes in five matches and tallied 842 minutes total on the season…Played a role in four shutouts on year…Played 90 minutes in six of last seven matches.
2013: Played in 17 matches and 588 minutes as a freshman...Scored one goal with two points and registered seven shots...Scored her first career goal, a game-winning goal in a 3-0 win over Bucknell (Aug. 30)...Also played a career-high 6 minutes vs. Bucknell.
HIGH SCHOOL: A June 2013 graduate of Loretto Abbey Catholic Secondary School in Toronto, Ontario...Selected to compete for the Under-17 Team Canada squad, coached by Bryan Rosenfeld...Canada played three matches (vs. Korea, vs. host Azerbaijan and vs. Nigeria) at the 2012 Under-17 Women’s World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan and finished 1-1-1 in the event...Played two seasons with her club team, Erin Mills Mighty Eagles, coached by Cyprian McFarlane...Guided the Mighty Eagles to the Under-16 Canadian National Championship in 2011 while scoring 11 goals during the tournament...Her team finished as the runner-up at the 2011 Disney Soccer Showcase...Also led the Eagles to two Ontario Cup Championships (2010 and 2011), two OYSL Playoff titles (2010 and 2011), two OYSL West Division titles (2010 and 2011), the 2010 Ontario Indoor Cup championship and 2010 Ontario Summer Games Gold Medal...Selected to compete as a 14-year-old at the Under-15 Team Canada Camp, coached by David Benning...Led her Under-14 team to the Ontario National championship, coached by Ruben Flores...Scored three goals in the championship game...Named an Ontario Scholar Honor Roll student...Also competed in cross country, ice hockey, volleyball and softball...Earned Italian Heritage Foundation Scholarship.
PERSONAL: Born Emily Katherine Felicia Pietrangelo on August 23, 1995...Daughter of Mario and Theresa Pietrangelo...Father Mario played football at the University of Toronto...Has two brothers Adam and Daniel...Has a dog named Charlie...Hobbies and interests include knitting and baking...Proficient in trampoline and archery...Holds dual citizenship (Canada, Italy)...Interested in kinesiology...Undeclared major and enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences.
Minutes: 100, Wake Forest, 9/24/2015.
Goals: 1, Bucknell, 8/30/13.
Assists: 1, three times- at Louisville, 9/27/2015; at Akron, 9/13/15; Robert Morris, 8/23/15.
Points: 2, Bucknell, 8/30/13.
Shots: 2, two times- Bucknell, 8/30/13; at Robert Morris, 9/4/13; at Boston College, 9/25/14
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