Panthers Kickoff Regular Season Friday
Miller Announces Veteran Duo of Leaders for 2016 Campaign
Conference Record 4,367 Student-Athletes Recognized
The Panthers will field a young but experienced squad this season.
Taylor Francis, Siobhan McDonough and Emma Pozzulo will serve as team captains
QUOTING MILLER: “Out for much of the spring with injury, Emma took the time and really blossomed into a stronger leader. We are elated she is back in full health and is again on of our captains. We will rely on her on and off the field to bring this team along.”
CAREER: Has appeared in 25 total contests after sitting part of 2015 with injury.
2015: Played her first and only game at home against No.1 Virginia (Oct. 31)...Returned to action at Florida State (Oct. 3) after missing seven games to injury...Named as one of three team captains for the year.
2014: Played in all 18 games with 12 starts during her freshman season…Recorded five total shots on the season…Registered a season-high two shots against Robert Morris (Aug. 27) and at Boston College (Sept. 25)…Took one shot in the season opener against Akron ( Aug. 22)…Played a season-high 81 minutes at Boston College (Sept. 25).
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2014 graduate of Loretto Abbey Secondary School in Toronto, Ontario...Member of the Ontario National squad and competed at the Canada National Team Training Centre (NTCO) from 2012-13...Team won the Bronze Medal at the 2013 Canada Games...Three-time Provincial Team captain in (2010-13)...In 2012, was a member of the Provincial Team tour of Spain and National All-Star Silver Medalist...In 2011, member of the Provincial Team tour of Spain and National All-Stars...In 2010, competed in a tour to the San Diego, California and guided team to National All-Star Championship Gold Medal...Five-time member Regional Development Team (2008-13)...Ten-time Glen Shields Club team captain (2004-14) for coaches David Benning and Mark Goldasic...Guided club team to 2010 OYSL league title and Ontario Cup semifinalist finish; the 2011 OYSL league title and Quebec-Ontario Cup championship and 2012 OYSL league title, Quebec-Ontario Cup finals and Ontario Cup finalist finish...In 2013, guided club team to the Ontario Cup semifinals...Four-time honor roll student...Earned the 11th grade History Award and 10th grade Religion and Math awards...Nominated by school for a national scholarship.
PERSONAL: Born Emma Pozzulo on February 20, 1996...Daughter of Michael and Clare Pozzulo...Has an older sister Jessica...Role model is her parents...Enjoys cooking and baking in her spare time...Has plans to become a lawyer...Intends to major in business.
Minutes: 81, at Boston College, 9/25/14.
Shots: 2, two times - Robert Morris, 8/27/14; at Boston College, 9/25/14.
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