Emily Sonnett

Emily Sonnett
Emily Sonnett
Emily Sonnett
Defender
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Real Name: Emily Sonnett
HT: 5' 7"
Age: 24 (11/25/1993)
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.

2017-18: Playing for Sydney FC in the Australian W-League during the NWSL offseason...Tallied her first W-League goal in Sydney FC's season-opening match.

2017: One of four players to start all 24 matches, playing every minute (2,160) during the regular season...Selected as the club's Defender of the Year....Recorded three goals and one assist...Registered the game-winning assist in the NWSL Championship match on Oct. 14 against the North Carolina Courage...Tallied her second career NWSL playoff goal, starting and playing 90 minutes against Orlando on Oct. 7...Started and played 90 minutes in all 24 regular-season matches...Tallied three goals and one assist...Named to the NWSL Team of the Month for August...Recorded a goal, her third of the season, and the first assist of her NWSL career on Sept. 2 against Washington...Scored her second goal of the season against Chicago on Aug. 12...Tallied her second career goal, her first in the regular season, against Houston on Aug. 5...Named to the NWSL Team of the Month for April.

2016: Selected first overall in the 2016 NWSL College Draft ... Started and played 90 minutes in all of her 15 appearances this season for Portland ... Scored her first professional goal in the semifinal round of the NWSL playoffs against the Western New York Flash ... Became the third rookie in team history to start in a Thorns FC home opener, logging 90 minutes in her NWSL and Thorns FC debut against Orlando on April 17.

International
Has earned 12 caps with the U.S. Women’s National Team.

2016: Selected as an alternate for the 2016 Rio Olympics Has appeared in five games, earning three starts ... Logged 90 minutes in a starting role against England at the SheBelieves Cup. 2015: Earned her first call-up to the U.S. Women’s National Team during the Victory Tour ... Started and played 90 minutes, earning her first cap on Oct. 25 against Brazil ... Appeared in three additional games as a substitute. Youth international: Played with the U23s in 2012, 2013 and 2014, appearing in three games ... Played one match with the U18s in 2011.

College
2015: Named ESPNW National Player of the Year ... A finalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy ... Honda Award nominee ... Earned First-Team All-American, All-Region and All-ACC honors ... Selected as the ACC Defensive Player of the Year ... Started all 21 matches, tallying three goals and one assist. 2014: Helped lead Virginia to the Women’s College Cup Final ... Named Most Outstanding Defensive Player at the Women’s College Cup ... Earned Third-Team All-American honors ... Named First-Team All-Region and All-ACC ... Started all 26 games, registering five goals and three assists. 2013: Earned First-Team All-Region and All-ACC accolades ... Started all 26 games and set a Virignia single-season record with 2,341 minutes played ... Tallied two goals and five assists. 2012: Appeared in all 24 games for the Cavaliers,  making 16 starts ... Earned Third-Team All-Region honors ... Named to the ACC All-Freshman Team. 

 


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