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.