2017 | JUNIOR SEASON
Started in all 19 games for the Golden Gophers as a defensive midfielder • Wore the captain armband for Minnesota as a junior • Scored three goals, and added two assists, both career highs • Has started the last 42 games for Minnesota • Two of her three goals came from free kicks • Scored her first goal of the season against North Dakota State University in the 3-0 win • Was credited with an assist on the game-winning goal against Michigan State, the first of her career • Scored a goal of her own against Michigan State • Was the first assist on a Julianna Gernes goal against Purdue • Scored her second unassisted goal of the season against Illinois off a free kick.
2016 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Received Ironwoman Award • named to the Big Ten All-Tournament Team • scored game-winner in the B1G Tournament championship game over Rutgers • started in each game.
2015 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Played in 22 games her collegiate debut season • notched goal in the victory against Omaha • earned the team's Spark "Super Sub" Award.
Graduate of Hill-Murray High School • three-year letterwinner in soccer • was a member or the Minnesota Thunder Academy from 2011-2015 • was voted Team MVP in 2014 • attended the Nike ECNL National ID Camp in 2013 • was a member of the PDP-Player Development Program in 2013 and 2014 • Metro East All-Conference player in 2012 and 2014 • honorable mention All-Conference player in 2011 • named to the MN All-State team in 2012 and 2014 • named a high school soccer All-American in 2014 • "A" Honor Roll student all four years of high school • was named a Science Student of the Month in 2013.
Born August 14, 1996 • daughter of Kevin and Colleen Powers • has an older brother (Matt) • intends to focus her studies on medicine.
|Emily Heslin's Career Statistics|
Heslin, Peterson Named 2018 Captains
12/8/2017 - W. Soccer
Head Coach Stefanie Golan announced that 2018 seniors Emily Heslin and Emily Peterson will lead the Maroon and Gold.
B1G Recognizes 95 Gophers For Academics
12/6/2017 - W. Soccer
Ninety-five University of Minnesota student-athletes have earned Academic All-Big Ten honors, announced Wednesday by the conference office.
Pair of Gophers Earn Regional Honors
11/29/2017 - W. Soccer
The United Soccer Coaches named a pair of University of Minnesota soccer players to the All-Midwest Region Teams yesterday.