6 - Emily Rutland
Emily Rutland
Height: 5-7
Year: So.
Hometown: Madison, N.J.
High School: Madison
Position: M
Major: Undeclared
Previous Team: STEPS Elite
Residential College: Berkeley

2013 (Sophomore): Appeared in 12 games, starting two ... First career point came on assist in 16-8 win at Lehigh Mar. 31.

2012 (Freshman): Appeared in five games, starting one.

High school: Played four years of lacrosse, captaining team as a senior … Academic All-American in 2010 and 2011 … Team MVP as a senior … Led team in assists as a junior and as a senior … Second-team All-Morris County as a senior … All-conference … First team All-Daily Record … Earned Coach’s Award in 2010 and 2011 … Earned Morris County Scholar-Athlete award … Team was NJAC runners-up, semifinalists at county tournament and sectional finalists at state Group 1 Tournament in 2010 … Team was Northern Hills Conference Champions in 2008 and 2009… Also played four years of tennis, captaining team as a senior and as a junior … Was on swimming team as a senior.

Club teams: Played with STEPS Elite with Yale teammate Christina Doherty.

Notes: Volunteer for the SCEEP program tutoring children from Newark … Volunteer at the Madison Public Library … Went on service trip with church to Appalachia in 2010 to help build houses for low income families … Volunteer tutor for the National Honor Society … Volunteers with the Madison Youth Recreational lacrosse program … Is a tennis instructor.

Why Yale? “I chose Yale because it offers a great combination of academics and athletics, and I was drawn to both the coaches and lacrosse team at Yale.”