18 Emily Wadell
18 Emily Wadell
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.-1L
Hometown: Yucaipa, Calif.
High School: Yucaipa
Position: D
Major: Exercise Science

Academic Notes: Plans major in exercise science...3.80 high school GPA, ranked 74th out of 659 students in her class...Member of her high school Interact and Gate clubs...Golden Eagle Scholar Athlete Award recipient in 2013.

2013 (Sophomore): Played in all 19 games with 16 starts… Scored one goal and earned one assist for a total of three points… Scored her only goal of the season at home against Weber State… Assist came against Eastern Washington off of Jordan Stenger’s goal… Played a career-high 110 minutes against UC-Riverside…Played 70 or more minutes in 13 games…Played 103 minutes against Colorado State…Played every minute in two games…Attempted a career-high four shots against Weber State. 

2012 (Freshman): Played in four games with one start...Earned first career start against Montana...Saw action against Arizona State, Arizona, Sacramento State and Montana...Attempted one shot, placing it on goal against Arizona...Played a career-high 29 minutes against Arizona State...Averaged 15 minutes per game.

High School: Four-year letter winner and starter, one-year team captain in soccer at Yucaipa HS...Team was CBL Champions in 2009 and 2011 and CIF Div. 2 semifinalists in 2009...Helped team compile 77-16-9 record throughout her career through mid-January...Named First Team All-League as a junior in 2011, Second Team All-League as a sophomore in 2010...Named team's Most Inspirational Player in 2011 and Most Valuable Defensive Player in 2010...Four-time Athletic Scholar recipient...Also played for So Cal Blues club soccer team...Club team was 2009 Coast Soccer league Premier Champions and Region IV Champions in 2009 and 2011...Participated in USYSA National Championships in 2009 and 2011 and USYSA National League in 2009 and 2010.

Personal: Emily Marie Wadell was born June 4, 1994 in Torrance, Calif....Daughter of Roger Wadell and Carla Swaim...One younger sister, Erica, and one younger brother, Daniel...Father, Roger, played soccer at Cal State Fullerton...Mother, Carla, ran cross country at El Camino JC...Hobbies include shopping, watching football and baseball and hanging out at the beach...Overcame a torn ACL in 2008...Admires her parents for "always supporting me in everything I've done"...Also considered UC Riverside, UC Davis, UC Irvine, Boise State and UC San Diego during the recruiting process.