NSCAA announces All-America teams Friday.
Senior goalkeeper recognized for exceptional academic and athletic achievement.
The Huskies conclude season 19-3-1 after suffering 4-1 loss to the Tigers
Huskies head Gainseville, Fla. for the NCAA Second Round.
Huskies will make 31st NCAA appearance Saturday at home.
UConn vs SMU (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs CCSU (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs BU (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Sienna NCAA 1st Round (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Cincinnati (photo by Stephen Slade)
2015: American Athletic Conference Goalkeeper of the Year… Started in 22 of 23 matches for a total of 1923:18 minutes…finished the season with an 18-4 record, a 0.94 goals against average and a .794 save percentage…helped the team go undefeated 10-0 at home…only allowed two goals at Morrone Stadium all season…recorded shutouts in the NCAA first and second rounds, 5-0, against Siena (Nov. 15) and, 2-0, against Notre Dame (Nov. 20)…posted eight shutouts and assisted on two more…did not allow a goal in four straight matches from Oct. 2 to Oct. 15, earning three of the four shutouts and assisting on the other… earned American Athletic Conference Goalkeeper of the Week honors for the week of Oct. 12…recorded a career-high eight saves against Syracuse (Sept. 3).
2014: Preseason American Athletic Conference Goalkeeper of the Year...Most Outstanding Defensive Player at The American Championship...All-Tournament Team at the Championship...was part of a half-by-half goalie rotation, playing in 23 games with three starts...finished the year with a 6-2-3 record, a 0.79 GAA and an .820 save percentage...recorded one shutout and was part of 10 others...had a season-high seven saves in a season-opening shutout vs. Hofstra (Aug. 22)...named American Athletic Conference Goalkeeper of the week on Aug. 25...did not allow a goal over her final 10 appearances, a span of 500 minutes...in three games at The American Championship, played 155 scoreless minutes with six saves...recorded four saves at USF (Nov. 9) in the title game, adding a clinching save in penalty kicks...played 90 scoreless minutes with three saves in NCAA Tournament games vs. UNH (Nov. 15) and at Penn State (Nov. 21).
2013: Started all 20 games in goal for the Huskies...Finished with an 11-9 record and a 1.49 goals against average... Logged 68 saves and six shutouts on the season... Posted a career-high seven saves against Louisville (Oct. 20) ... Selected to the American Athletic Conference All-Rookie squad... Honored as NEWISA First Team All-New England choice...named to the 2013-14 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.
Before UConn: A 5-9 goalkeeper from Collegeville, Pa.... Enters 2013 as a redshirt freshman after transferring from Boston College...Ranked as the #3 goalkeeper in the ESPNHS 150 class of 2012... Named the Perkiomen Valley School Team Girls Soccer Team MVP for the 2009 and 2011 seasons... Served as a Team Captain during the 2011 campaign... Member of the NSCAA High School All-Region II Team in 2011.
Personal: Emily Joan is the daughter of Scott and Laurie Armstrong ... Has two brothers, Scott and Tom, and one sister, Katie ... an elementary education major.