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Emily Cleaveland

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
The Woodlands, Texas

High School:
The Woodlands HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
Forward

Experience:
3L

Emily Cleaveland

2008: Earned Academic All-WAC honors...Played in 17 games, started 10...Earned her first point of the season, an assist, at Texas Woman's University (8/31)...Scored her first goal of the year and received an assist in a 7-0 win at Southern University (9/23)...Recorded a season-high five shots with two on goal at Houston Baptist (10/5)...Finished the season with two goals, three assists and seven points...Ends her time at Tech holding career records for most goals (16), assists (9) and points (41) in Tech history...Holds the record for most goals (9) and most points (23) in a season...Tied the record for most assists (5) in a season...Currently tied for most goals (3) and points (7) in a game, tied for second in most assists in a game (2) and finished fourth in most games played (55), games started (46) and most minutes (3,904).

2007: Missed all but four games due to an injury...Earned starts against Northwestern State (9/5) and Utah State (11/3)...Is Tech's leading all-time scorer with 14 goals...Also leads the Lady Techster record books with 34 points...Ranks third in career starts with 36 and fifth in games played with 38...Registered three shots on the season with one on goal against Hawai'i...played 214 minutes.

2006: Earned Academic All-WAC honors for the second straight season...Led the team in goals and points with five and 11, respectively...Set a school record for shots (13) and shots on goal (7) against Prairie View A&M, scoring two goals in the Lady Techsters' 4-1 win...Started all 17 matches for Lady Techsters... Had the game-winning goal in three of Tech's four wins...Finished tied for eighth in the WAC in goals.

2005: Named the Freshman of the Year in the state of Louisiana by the Louisiana Sportswriters Association ... Earned first team all-state honors by the LSWA ... Two-time Western Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 5, Oct. 3) ... Named Academic All-WAC ... Started all 17 games for Louisiana Tech ... Totaled 1,062 minutes of playing time ... Led the team with nine goals, five assists and 23 points, all Louisiana Tech single-season records ... Recorded 30 shots for a .300 shot percentage ... Her seven points and three goals scored vs. Nicholls State on Oct. 2 was an individual season high in the WAC ... Her first collegiate goal and points came in a win over Mississippi Valley State on Aug. 28 ... Scored goals in six games and recorded points in seven games ... Ranked No. 2 in WAC in scoring (1.35), goals per game (0.53), goals (9), assists per game (0.29) and assists (5).

High School: Lettered three years for coach Dina Graves at The Woodlands High School in Texas ... Helped lead the Highlanders to three consecutive District 15-5A titles from 2003-05 ... Led The Woodlands to an undefeated regular season in 2003 and the state regional quarterfinals ... Named first team all-region as a junior and senior ... Earned first team all-district as a sophomore, junior and senior, along with the district offensive MVP award her senior season ... Named team offensive MVP as a junior and senior ... Named the tournament MVP at The Woodlands High School Lady Highlander Invitational in 2003 and 2004....Selected to participate in the Texas Olympic Development Program in 2002 and 2004.

Club: Played club soccer for Challenge four years ... Helped lead Challenge to the 2003 Snickers State Cup Championship, the 2003 Capital Area Soccer League Championship and the 2002 South Texas Youth Soccer Association Championship.

Personal: Daughter of Derryl and Amy Cleaveland ... Has one brother, Eric ... Full name is Emily Elizabeth Cleaveland ... Born Jan. 26, 1987, in Houston, Texas.