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Emily Heslin
Emily  Heslin

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Woodbury, Minn.

High School:
Hill-Murray HS

Position:
Midfielder


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.

HIGH SCHOOL
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.

PERSONAL
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
Season GP G A PTS SH SOG
2017 19 3 2 8 31 11
2016 23 1 0 2 18 5
2015 22 1 0 2 6 6
Career Totals 64 5 2 12 55 22

MORE HEADLINES

Heslin, Peterson Named 2018 Captains

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

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

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.

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