Emily Wilpers

Junior - Midfielder 5-3

Marietta, Ga.

A consistant player, Wilpers has played herself into a mainstay at the right flank position. She is a valuable member of the Vanderbilt offense with her strong crossing and passing ability. A good one-on-one defender, she also can assist in the defensive end of the field. Look for her to provide steady play at right midfield again this year.

As A Sophomore (2001): Started all 17 games at the right midfield position, one of four players to start every game...Her one goal of the season was the game-winner vs. Alabama, her first career game-winning goal...Sixth on the team with 12 shots

As A Freshman (2000): The team's first option off the bench...First on the team with four assists and seventh with eight points and two goals...Notched two assists in first collegiate game versus Tulane...Assisted on the game-winning goal against Memphis...Saw action in all 21 games, starting five games overall and one SEC match.

High School/Club: Had 14 goals and 11 assists in her senior year, helping her high school win the state championships in 2000...Also won the state title in 1999...Captain of high school's 2000 squad...High school team won the Jekyll Island Tournament...Team's leading scorer in 1999...Named MVP in 1998 and 1999...Named to Marietta Daily Journal's All-County team all four years of play...Played on the 1998 and 2000 Regional Champion team...Club team won the state championships from 1997 to 1999...Played on the ODP Peace Cup team that traveled to Italy to win the Championship...Named to the Region III team in 1998 and 1999...Named Daily Journal's Player of the Year in 2000 and the Atlanta Journal Constitution's All-Star team.

Worth Knowing: Born 10/13/81...Daughter of Rita and Richard Wilpers...Major is Arts & Science...Named to high school's Who's Who...Received Pope High School's J.J. Kane Memorial Scholarship...Involved in national Honor Society and Beta Club...Recipient of academic letter...Met Mia Hamm when she came to speak at Pope High School...Lists "Cool Runnings" as her favorite sports movie.


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