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Fall Sport Senior Spotlight: Emma Nelson

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Fall Sport Senior Highlight: Emma Nelson

#19 Emma Nelson | Midfield | Omaha, Neb.

Cadet Squadron 26 (Barons)

 
In her personal phrases: 

“I spent the summer time conducting a Summer season Analysis Program with soccer co-captain Alex Giggie, reporting on feminine officer variety within the Air Pressure. Alex and I co-authored a 40+ web page report on the analysis and we plan to publish it someday within the winter.” 

“After commencement I hope to fee as a Hospital Administrator (MSC)”

“My experiences by way of Covid-19 reiterated my appreciation of the little issues, particularly time with family and friends in particular person or on FaceTime, as a result of life is healthier surrounded by the folks you’re keen on.”

2020 (Senior): Group co-captain

2019 (Junior): Began all 18 video games, totaling 1,353 minutes…Performed 90+ minutes in three contests…Totaled seven targets and 5 assists for 19 factors…Objectives and factors have been each second-most on the workforce, whereas assists have been tied for many…Additionally notched 46 pictures, together with 19 on web…Transformed on a PK in a 3-2 win over Wyoming…Named Tutorial All-Convention…Additionally named to the AS, Dean’s and Comm’s lists.

 
2018 (Sophomore): Appeared in all however one recreation (16), beginning 12 of them…Totaled 924 minutes, together with a season-high 96 towards UNLV, Sept. 30…Scored two targets, each within the 3-0 win over Creighton, August 24…Totaled 16 pictures, together with seven on body…Named to the Tutorial All-Mountain West Group…Additionally named to the AD and Dean’s lists.

 
2017 (Freshman): Appeared in 19 matches, beginning two…had one help in 1-0 win over McNeese…tried eight pictures, three on purpose…Named to the AD and Comm’s lists.

 
Membership/Excessive College: Lettered 4 years in soccer…All-State Nebraska First-Group, All-Metro First Group, All-Class A First-Group as a senior…led Marian to a few state titles and one runner-up end…Group MVP as a junior…NSCAA Participant of the Week in 2016…highschool coach was Teresa De George…performed membership soccer for Elite Women Academy ’98 Maroon, coached by Marcus Kelcher…Nationwide, English, Mu Alpha Theta, Social Studes, Spanish and Science Honor Society member.

 
PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 26 the place she is the Pressure Safety Officer…Daughter of Marty Nelson (deceased), Tina Nelson Vanderhorst and Chad Vanderhorst…each father and step-father are graduates of service academies…father, Marty, was a 1987 USAFA graduate and was a baseball coach at Air Pressure from 2005-06…has 4 sisters…nickname is Em…majoring in enterprise administration with a minor in Spanish…intends on going into the Medical Service Corps upon commencement…Why I got here to the Academy: “I spent most of my youthful years residing in Colorado Springs. My household sponsored cadets and I used to be in a position to see the athletic aspect as a result of my dad was the army baseball coach. I fell in love with the campus from a younger age. After spending my complete life as an Air Pressure brat, I made a decision that I wished to serve my nation as nicely. It is a dream college as a result of I get to play soccer, obtain an exceptional training, problem myself, and in the long run, be part of one thing larger than myself multi functional.” …hobbies are portray, operating, biking and watching motion pictures…favourite meals is something potato and fruits…favourite class topic is math or sociology…enjoys listening to Rihanna…favourite TV present is Gray’s Anatomy…favourite film is Goodwill Looking…particular person in historical past she’d most like to fulfill is Jesus…one thing not many individuals learn about her is that when she approach youthful, she nearly stop soccer for gymnastics…recommendation to younger folks is to take each alternative as an opportunity to be taught and develop.  Love your mother, giggle at your self and be type to everybody…credit her mother as having the most important affect on her sports activities profession…most notable factor about her hometown is the Faculty World Sequence and the Omaha Zoo, which is ranked second-best within the nation…greatest private second in soccer was successful the highschool state championship three of 4 years and scoring the successful purpose as a junior…enjoys hanging out with family and friends when away from soccer…favourite athlete is Carli Lloyd.

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