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Emily Ball
Emily Ball

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Freedom

Height:
5-9

Position:
Goalkeeper

Experience:
SQ


2013: Did not play ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2012: Did not play.

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PRE-COLLEGE: ESPN Rise Class of 2012 Top 25 Goalkeepers To Watch list ... TopDrawerSoccer Florida Region Top 15 Recruit ... A four-star recruit by TopDrawerSoccer ... Region III ODP pool (2008-11) ... ODP Interregional National Development Camp (2010) in Coral Springs, Fla. ... Region III ODP Thanksgiving Interregional (2010-11) ... Four-year member of Florida ODP State team (2008-11) ... Florida State ODP Developmental Camp (2007) ... US Soccer U14 National ID camp (2008) in Pomona, Calif. ... Region III ODP International Spain Trip (2011) ... Two-time Region III ODP Championship finalist (2009-10) ... Two-time All-State selection (2010, 2012) ... Three-time Tampa Tribune and St. Petersburg Times All-County selection (2010-12) ... Three-time All-Western Conference (2010-12) ... All-Bay Area (2011) ... Participated in Florida Athletic Coaches Association All-Star Classic (2012) ... Team captain and MVP (2011-12) ... Defensive MVP (2010) ... Career 0.56 goals against average with 261 saves and 36 shutouts in 51 games ... ESPN Rise Class of 2012 Top 25 Goalkeepers to Watch ... FHSAA 5A District Champions (2010-11) ... Played for Tampa Bay Hellenic WPSL (2011-12), Tampa Bay United (2011-12), Hillsborough County United (2009-11), Blackwatch Soccer Club (2007-09), New Tampa Comets (2003-06) and Medina Mystics (2001-02) club teams ... FYSA Florida State Cup Champion (2012) ... WPSL semi-finalist (2011) ... Atlanta Final Four Showcase Championship (2012) ... National Premier League Florida Champion (2012) ... Disney Showcase Qualifier Championship (2011) ... Disney Showcase finalist (2012).

PERSONAL: Full name is Emily Louise Ball ... Majoring in biomedical engineering ... Chose USC over Florida, Florida State, Auburn, Louisville and Miami ... Born April 20, 1994 ... Has two siblings ... Father, Chris, played baseball at Bellarmine University ... Parents are Chris and Michelle Ball.