5 - Emma Whitfield
Emma Whitfield
Height: 5-4
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bow, WA
High School: Burlington-Edison
Position: F

Notes: Eighth all-time at Yale with 14 assists. 2008: Team captain... Tied for sixth in the Ivy League in goals with sixth and tied for eighth in points with 17... Scored two goals, including the game-winner, in victory over Cornell. 2007: Tied for third on the team in goals and tied for fourth in points despite being limited to only 10 games because of injury... Scored the game-winning goal in Yale's victory over Princeton in the season finale... Scored and added an assist against Cornell. 2006: NSCAA All-Northeast Region Second Team selection... SoccerBuzz Second Team All-Northeast Region... First team All-Ivy... Selected team most valuable player... Led Yale in goals (5), assists (5) and points (15)... Five assists tied her for fourth in Ivy League... Eighth in league in points and tied for eighth in goals... Two of her goals were game-winners, against Montana and Fairfield... Had season-high three points in win over Fairfield. 2005: Earned second team All-Ivy honors... Named to the SoccerBuzz Northeast Region All Freshman first team... Eight goals tied her for the team lead and were tied for third in the Ivy League... Third on team in points (18)... Had a pair of two-goal games, against Quinnipiac and Cornell... Performance against Quinnipiac helped her earn Ivy League Rookie of the Week honors... Named Yale's offensive MVP at the Nike Carolina Classic. Before Yale: Led Burlington-Edison High School in goals in each of her four seasons... Shares the school record in career scoring... A two-time team captain... The North West League most valuable player... Four-time first team all-league selection... Twice named the Skagit Valley Herald Player of the Year... Club team, North West Nationals Volante, won the state championship in 2004... Ran track at Burlington-Edison and holds the school record in the 400-meter run... Sister Claire played soccer at Gonzaga and sister Jacqueline ran cross country at Seattle Pacific.