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Emily

Jensen

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#15

Defender
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Nelson, New Zealand
High School: Santa Clara
Major: Communication Studies

Bio

2018 (Senior)
Named to the All-SoCon First Team and All-Tournament Team… Started in all 21 games… Played a team-high 1,857 minutes… Tied for third on the team in goals (five) and points (11)… Head in the game-winning goal at Mercer (Sept. 30)… Converted a penalty kick against UNCW (Aug. 26)… Scored in wins over Wofford (Oct. 7), No. 10 seed VMI (Oct. 27) in the quarterfinals of the SoCon Tournament and No. 5 Furman (Nov. 4) in the championship game… Placed 12 of 18 shots on goal.

2017 (Junior)
Named to the All-SoCon First Team and All-Tournament Team... Started in all 22 games and played in 1,932 minutes in her first season at UNCG... Ranked on the team tied for first in game-winning goals (three), second in points (12) and goals (five), tied for second in assists (two), third in shots on goal (10) and fourth in shots (22)… Tied for fourth in the conference for game-winning goals... Helped the Spartans record nine shutouts as a team, including six in league action... Scored the lone goal in the 1-0 win against No. 4 seed Western Carolina (11/5) in the SoCon Tournament Championship game... Scored on her first career shot in the 2-1 win against Elon (8/27)... Dished out an assist in the 1-1 draw at Appalachian State (9/1)... Headed home the game-winner in the 1-0 victory at High Point (9/4)... Registered her second assist of the season at William & Mary (9/17), setting up the game-winner... Notched her first collegiate golden goal in double overtime in a 4-3 win at Wofford (9/22)… Scored on one of two shots on goal versus The Citadel (10/22).

2016 (Sophomore/Santa Clara)
Did not appear in any games.

2015 (Freshman/Santa Clara)
Appeared in three games ... made collegiate debut at Arizona.

National
Member of the U-20 New Zealand Women's National Team ... at the 2014 U-20 FIFA Women's World Cup, Jensen helped propel her squad to an appearance in the quarterfinals ... experience with the U-20 team ... also developed her game while competing with the U-17 squad ... named Nelson Sportswomen of the Year ...

High School
Sportswomen of the Year in 2013, Greatest Achievement in Sport in 2012 and 2013, and back-to-back swimming championships in 2012 and 2013.

Personal
Majoring in Communication Studies.

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