UNC Field Hockey Bio
9 Emily Wold
Wold Wold 831615

Will serve as the team's Undergradaute Assistant Coach for the 2016 season ... 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 ... Also played in the 2015 Pan American Games, where the U.S. took gold ... Recipient of the Leader of Distinction Award, the Richard A. Baddour Carolina Leadership Academy’s highest honor

2015: As a senior, started all 24 games in the midfield ... Team captain ... Tied for second in goals with a career-best 14 and led the team in assists with 11 ... 2015 first-team All-America ... Earned first-team honors three times in her career at UNC and is the sixth player in program history to be so named three or more times ... 2015 ACC Championship MVP  ... All-ACC selection in all four years and is just the 13th player in conference history to be a four-time pick ... Finished her career third on UNC’s all-time assists list ... Named to the All-ACC Academic team and the NFHCA National Academic Squad

2014: As a junior, started all 23 games in the midfield ... Scored two goals and added 10 assists, tied for the team lead ... Earned first-team All-America honors for the second year in a row ... Also All-ACC, All-South Region and All-ACC Academic ... Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad and the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... For the second year in a row, recipient of the Lingo Award as the Players' Player of the Year

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 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: Freshman
Hometown: Freehold, N.J.
High School: Freehold Borough
Major: Communication Studies
UNC North Carolina Field Hockey

NCEMC Touchstone Ad 2016