Lacrosse Bio

Emilie Vanneste
Emilie VannesteSenior ('17)
St. Petersburg, Florida
Saint Petersburg
Major: Biology
Minors: Mathematics and Military Sciences

As a junior (2016): Started in 15 games of the season... third on the team in total goals (30) and points (37)... tied for third in assists (7)... collected 37 ground balls, 11 draw controls, and 21 caused turnovers... became the first player in program history to surpass 100 career points... matched single-game career high with five goals against Olivet... tallied at least one goal in 13 games played... had two assists and two goals - including the overtime game-winner - at Benedictine... picked up a single-game high seven ground balls against Trine... caused four turnovers in a win over Elmhurst... Team Captain

As a sophomore (2015): Started in each of the team's 17 games of the year... posted five goals on four different occasions... scored the game-winner against Trine... had eight games with at least three goals during the season... registered two assists in three different contests... tallied a single-game high six ground balls against Hope... had four caused turnovers in two separate games... posted four draw controls three times... finished the year by leading the team in goals (46) and points (55)... shared team-high honors in assists (nine)... second in draw controls (35)... Saint Mary's Athlete of the Week... Second Team All-MIAA... Team Offensive MVP

As a freshman (2014): Started and played in four games before suffering a season-ending injury... scored four goals against both Illinois Tech and Olivet... registered the game-winning goal in the program's first-ever win - a 16-4 victory over Illinois Tech... had season-highs of six points and three ground balls at Olivet... caused three turnovers against Illinois Tech... Coaches' Award recipient

Other Saint Mary's Activities: Student-Athlete Advisory Committee team representative... two-year Student Government Association Athletic Chair... cadet CSM of the Fightin' Irish Battalion of Army ROTC... Biology Club

Academic High School Honors: National Honor Society

Athletic High School Honors: Captain of Lacrosse and Soccer-Junior and Senior years, League All-Star in Lacross-Junior and Senior years, District All-Star in Soccer-Freshman through Senior years, Senior All-Star in Soccer, Coach's MVP Award in Soccer Senior year