19 - Emily Palilonis
Emily Palilonis
Birth Date: 01/16/1985
Height: 5-6
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Hightstown, NJ
High School: Peddie School
Position: B

Coach Stuper: "Emily is the calm and collected leader of our team. She has led our defense for the last two seasons and this year will be no exception. Her understanding of the game, awareness, and vision make it difficult for opponents to generate attack down the middle of the field." 2005: Palilonis started all 17 games for the Bulldogs. She scored a goal against Ivy League rival Princeton. The versatile Palilonis even played parts of two games as kicking back. 2004: Palilonis remained a key contributor on Yale's defensive end, as she was one of seven Bulldogs to start at least 16 games. 2003: Palilonis appeared in 13 games, starting 10. High School: At the Peddie School, Palilonis captained the squad as a senior and was named first team all-prep state, All-Mercer County, and to the Central Jersey Coaches' All-Star team. She was invited to the FDIC and B camps in 2003. She was a participant in the Futures Program and was selected to the National Futures Tournament and the Junior Olympics.

 

 

 

Overall

Ivy League

 

GP

GS

G

A

PTS

G

A

PTS

2003

13

10

0

0

0

0

0

0

2004

16

16

0

0

0

0

0

0

2005

17

17

1

0

2

1

0

2

2006

16

16

4

0

8

3

0

6

Career

62

59

5

0

10

4

0

8

Sports Hero: Lance Armstrong
Favorite Field Hockey Moment: Playing in the Olympic stadium in Sydney, Australia
Favorite Quote: "People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built." -- Eleanor Roosevelt
Favorite Book: Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
Favorite Movie: Pulp Fiction
Favorite Song: Rosalita Bruce Springsteen
Why Yale? The great people.
Career Aspiration: Medical Doctor

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