6 - Emily Schuckert
Emily Schuckert
Height: 5-3
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Wilmington, Del.
High School: Tower Hill School
Position: F/M

2010 (Freshman): NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree … Received Yale field hockey's Senior Award, awarded by the senior class to a freshman team member who reflects positive contribution to the team's philosophy and whose individual character encourages the future direction and excellence of Yale field hockey ... Appeared in 17 games ... Two goals, one assist.

High School: First team all-state in 2009 … Represented school in Senior All-Star Game … Team captain in 2009 … Honorable mention all-state in 2008 … All-conference in 2008 and 2009 … Second team all-conference in 2007 … Team was state champions 2006-2008 and state runners-up in 2009 … Team was conference champions 2007-2009 … Also played lacrosse, captaining team as a senior … All-American in lacrosse in 2010 … Honorable mention All-American in lacrosse in 2009 … 2010 Delaware Girls’ Lacrosse Player of the Year … First team all-state in lacrosse in 2009 and 2010, second team all-state in 2008 … First team all-conference in lacrosse 2007-2009 … Lacrosse team was state champions and conference champions in 2007 and 2008 … Played with current Yale women’s lacrosse players Mahi and Myra Trivellas … Cum Laude Society … Grade 11 Second Scholar … Spanish Language Award … Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association Senior Scholar-Athlete Award winner.

USA Field Hockey: Futures program for five years … Played in U-19 National Futures Tournament … Played with Strikers Field Hockey Club in National Indoor Tournament … Played with Delaware First State Diamonds Field Hockey Club in National Field Hockey Festival in California.

Notes: Has done more than 60 hours of community service at the Latin Community Center in Wilmington, working with a program for Spanish-speaking senior citizens … Senior ambassador to the Blue-Gold program of Delaware Foundation Reaching Citizens with Disabilities … Referees youth lacrosse in the spring.

Why Yale? “I visited Yale a few times during my junior year and the summer before my senior year, and the one thing I consistently noticed was that everyone I met who attended or worked at Yale absolutely loved it.”