Player Profiles



Leah                               Emaus
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Leah
Emaus
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Webster, N.Y.
Height: 5-8
Sport: Women's Soccer
Position: D/M

Biography

At West Virginia in 2014
• Academic All-Big 12 Soccer First Team
• Saw time at midfield and defense in 21 matches and started two
• Tallied a career-best 10 points on five goals, also a career high; point total was third highest on team
• With less than one minute remaining in the first half, tallied game winner in WVU’s 2-0 victory against UNCG on Sept. 7
• Netted two goals against La Salle on Sept. 10, a single-game career best
• Put WVU ahead for good with a goal in the 44th minute against TCU in the Big 12 Conference quarterfinal on Nov. 5
 
At West Virginia in 2013
• Academic All-Big 12 Soccer First Team
• Started all 23 matches at outside back
• Helped the defense record 10 shutouts on the season, including four straight in postseason play
• Worked 90-plus minutes in 17 matches
 
At West Virginia in 2012
• Big 12 All-Newcomer Team
• Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
• Started all 20 matches at center back
• Played 1,890 minutes – second most on the team
• Helped defense record eight shutouts on the season
• Scored first career goal in win over High Point on Sept. 16
 
In High School
• Four-year letterwinner at Webster Thomas High
• TopDrawerSoccer.com New York Top 20 recruit
• 2011 first team all-state and New York Player of the Year
• Led team to 2010 section championship and state runner-up finish
• Recorded 26 career goals and 29 career assists in varsity action
• 2011 member of the All-East Regional Team
• Four-time All-Greater Rochester selection
• Played club for Empire United Soccer Academy, two-time state cup champions (2008-09)
• Three-time CASL champions
• ODP state team member from 2008-2011 and ODP Regional Team member from 2008-11
• Traveled to Spain and Russia for international competition (2011-12)
• National Honor Society member and 2011 Principal’s Award recipient
• Academic Excellence and Scholar Athlete honoree
• High Honor Roll and High Honor Roll with Distinction
• Also a state qualifier on the varsity Nordic ski team
 
Personal
• Daughter of Joe and Karen Emaus
• One of four children
• Mother was a downhill skier
• Birthday is July 28
• Majoring in exercise physiology
• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
• Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
• President’s List
• Dean’s List
 
Emaus’ Career Numbers
Year    M         MS       S          G         GWG   A          Pts       C/E
2014    21        2          18        5          1          0          10        0/0
2013    23        23        8          0          0          0          0          0/0
2012    20        20        10        1          0          0          2          1/0
Career 64        45        36        6          1          0          12        1/0
 
Emaus’ Single Game Career Highs
Shots   3 vs. Oklahoma (Big 12 Championship final), 11/9/14
Shots on Goal 2 vs. La Salle, 9/19/14
Goals   2 vs. La Salle, 9/19/14
Assists 0
Points  4 vs. La Salle, 9/19/14

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