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Emily Faught

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Position
5'7''
Height
Freshman
Class
Newtown Square, Pa.
Hometown
Academy of Notre Dame
High School

Faught 2014 Web Feature

At Virginia

2016

  • Appeared in 24 games with 23 starts
  • Had four defensive saves, including making two in the win over Syracuse (Sept. 15)
  • Finished her career with nine defensive saves, tied for sixth most in program history


2015

  • Started every game (21)
  • Logged defensive saves at Princeton (Sept. 6) and at home against NorthCarolina (Oct. 2)


2014

  • Appeared in all but one game with six starts
  • Logged two defensive saves, one against Princeton (Sept. 7) and the other at North Carolina (Oct. 3)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll

2013

  • Appeared in 12 games with two starts
  • Made her collegiate debut on Sept. 15 at Vermont
  • Made her first career start on Sept. 27 at Wake Forest
  • Also started on Oct. 1 against Radford

High School

  • Played field hockey, basketball, lacrosse and was a sprinter at Academy of Notre Dame
  • 2012 Harrow Sports/NFHCA High School All-Pennsylvania Region second team
  • Two-time first team All-Delco (2011-12)
  • Three-time first team All-InterAc (2010-11)
  • Two-time first team All-Main Line (2011-12) and 2010 second team All-Main Line
  • 2011-13 Junior US Women’s Indoor Team Field Hockey


Personal

  • Daughter of Robert and Melissa Faught
  • Grandfather, Robert Faught, was a three-time All-American basketball player at Notre Dame (1940-44), setting the Madison Square Garden scoring record as a sophomore and then going on to play in the NBA for the Cleveland Rebels
  • Her grandfather also played tennis at Notre Dame, going on to be ranked in the top-20 in men’s tennis in the U.S.
  • Her father, Robert Faught, was a nationally-ranked junior tennis player, going on to play on the Junior Davis Cup Team
  • Has an older brother, Connor, and two older sisters, Caroline and Elizabeth
  • Sister, Caroline, played water polo at Michigan (2001-05)
  • Spent the summer of 2015 studying abroad in Spain
  • English major

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