Emily Menges

Emily Menges
Emily Menges
Emily Menges
Real Name: Emily Menges
HT: 5' 7"
Pronunciation: men-guess
Age: 27 (07/28/1992)
Hometown: Garden City, N.Y.

2019: Appeared in 19 games, making 19 starts...Played 1,665 minutes without committing a foul during the regular season...Started her 15th consecutive match on Oct. 12 against Washington...Surpassed 10,000 career minutes on Sept. 11 against the North Carolina Courage...Started her ninth match of the season, playing all 90 minutes against Houston on Aug. 3...Started her fifth game of the season, logging 45 minutes against Houston on June 29...Played in her 100th career game for Portland on May 18 at Washington...Made her season debut, starting and playing all 90 minutes on May 11 against Orlando.

2018: Named to the NWSL Second XI...Named Co-Defender of the Year and Community MVP...Appeared in 15 matches (all starts)...Started and played in both NWSL playoff matches...Started nine consecutive matches to conclude the regular season (July 6-Sept. 7)...Made her 95th career start, second most in club history, against Sky Blue FC on Aug. 22...Started and played 90 minutes in five consecutive matches (May 19-June 22)...Made her first appearance of the season, starting and playing 45 minutes against Orlando on May 12.

2017: Named to the NWSL Second XI...Started and played all 180 minutes in both of Portland's NWSL playoff matches, including a shutout victory in the NWSL Championship match against the North Carolina Courage on Oct. 14...Appeared in 23 matches (all starts), logging 2,063 minutes...Started 41 consecutive regular-season matches, snapping that streak on Sept. 10 against Boston...Logged 3,683 consecutive minutes, spanning from April 17, 2016-Sept. 2, 2017, before subbing out in the 83rd minute against Washington...Made her 80th career appearance on the road against Seattle on Aug. 26...Surpassed 6,000 career minutes played on the road against Sky Blue FC on June 3. 

2016: Named to the NWSL Best XI...Selected as the Supporters’ Player of the Year and Team MVP...The only player to start all 20 games this season and play every minute of every match...Reached 4,000 career minutes played in Portland’s win against the Spirit on May 21 becoming the third Thorns FC player in club history to reach this mark...Earned her 40th career start for Thorns FC, playing 90 minutes in a 2-1 win against Orlando on April 17. 

2015: Started and played in 17 of Portland’s 20 matches ...Made 25 consecutive starts spanning from July 13, 2014-Aug. 12, 2015... Surpassed 3,000 career minutes played for Portland against Seattle on July 22...Played in her 40th game for Thorns FC on the road against FC Kansas City on Aug. 12...Had a stretch of 1,223 consecutive minutes without committing a foul, dating back to July 20, 2014 through the second half of Portland’s match against Houston on June 6, 2015.

2014: The team’s third-round pick (No. 25 overall) in the 2014 NWSL College Draft...Appeared in 23 regular-season matches during her rookie campaign (22 starts)...Made her Thorns FC and professional debut April 12, helping the team record a shutout in a 1-0 road win at Houston.

Earned her first invitation to camp with the U.S. Women's National Team in November 2016...Called into camp with the U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team from Dec. 14-21, 2013.

College (Georgetown University)
Concluded her career at Georgetown University as one of the most decorated players in program history earning NSCAA First Team All-American honors as a senior in 2013. The Garden City, N.Y., native was a three-time All-BIG EAST selection and helped captain the Hoyas’ defense to 23 shutouts over her final two seasons, including a school-record 13 clean sheets as a junior in 2012. Over the course of her four-year career, Menges appeared in 84 games (83 starts), scored two goals and helped the Georgetown defense post 40 shutouts. A MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist in 2012 and 2013.

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