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UNC Field Hockey Bio
9 Emily Wold
Wold Wold 831615

Majoring in communcation studies ... A member of the U.S. National Team ... Represented the U.S. in the 2014 World Cup and was the only collegiate player on the team ... Took the spring 2013 semester away from UNC to train with the U.S. team in Pennsylvania ... Named to the 2014 Preseason All-ACC team

2013: As a sophomore, played in all 24 games and started 22 ... Named first-team All-America, All-ACC, All-South Region, All-ACC Tournament and All-NCAA Tournament ... Selected as South Region Player of the Year ... Led the nation in assists with 23, a total that ranks seventh on UNC's single-season assists list ... Also had six goals and ranked second on the team in points with 25 ... Recipient of the team's Anderson Mark of Excellence Most Valuable Player Award as well as the Lingo Award as the Players' Player ... Also won the Keller Award for Open Play Assists

2012: As a freshman, started all 20 games in which she appeared and was named ACC Freshman of the Year ... Named third-team All-America ... Also earned All-ACC, All-ACC Tournament, All-NCAA Tournament and All-South Region honors ...Scored three goals and added eigh assists ... Named ACC Player of the Week on Oct. 23 after scoring the gamewinner in an overtime victory at Maryland ... Missed five games in September while competing as part of the U.S. Junior National Team at the Junior Pan American Games, where the U.S. won bronze

Before UNC: At Freehold Boro High School, two-time All-America and all-region selection ... 2009-11 All-Shore first team ... 2011 Asbury Park Press Player of the Year ... 2012 New Jersey Transcript Female Athlete of the Year ... Helped her team to two state titles ... Holds school records career goals, career assists and most goals in a season ... Also lettered in basketball and track 

National International: Member of the 2014-15 U.S. Women's National team ... Also played for the Under-21 National Team ... In the summer of 2013, played with the National Team at the World League Semi-Finals in London and the U-21 team at the Junior World Cup in Germany ... 2011 U19 US National team ... 2010 U17 US National team ... 2009-2011 Futures Elite ... 2009-2012 Junior National Camp Selection ... 2008-2010 Junior Olympics ... 2007-2010 National Futures Championships ... Has traveled on U.S. tours to Uruguay (U-17, Youth Pan Am Games), Ireland and Germany (U-21), Chile (U-19) and England (U-21)

More on Wold: Born in Englewood, N.J. ... Daughter of Kathleen and Mark Wold ... Favorite pastimes are going to the beach, hanging out with friends, playing sports, going to different countries, and dancing ... Started wearing jersey No. 9 in honor of Tar Heel alum Mia Hamm, and kept it in honor of another Tar Heel, Rachel Dawson, when she switched from soccer to field hockey ... Favorite sport besides field hockey is gymnastics ... Fun fact is she can carve things into an apple with her teeth ... Athlete she most admires is Mia Hamm ... Dream job is to be a famous singer

Position: Midfielder/Back
Height: 5'7"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Freehold, N.J.
High School: Freehold Borough
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