Souza's Hat Trick Notches School Record For Goals, Rebels Set Season Win Mark
2013: Served as a tri-captain along with Mandy McCalla and Samantha Sanders ... Drew the start in all 24 matches at midfield ... Tied for third on the team with six assists on the year ... Delivered the game-winning assist at No. 20 Georgia (10/20), at No. 25 LSU (10/18) and Alabama (10/27) ... Connected with a season-high two assists against Mississippi State (10/31) ... Scored her only goal of the season against Jackson State (11/15) in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament ... Played 2,007 minutes on the season, including a season-long 110 minutes in a double-overtime draw against No. 13 Southern California (9/6) at the Minnesota Gold Classic ... Played 90 minutes or more in 14 matches ...
2012: Saw action in all 22 games, drawing the start in 21 of them ... Played 1,774 minutes on the year, including a full game on nine occasions ... Tallied seven points on the year with five assists and a goal ... Scored her only goal of the season in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament against No. 11 Florida ... Tallied a single assist on five separate occasions, including the assist on a game-winning shot against Saint Louis (8/17), Arkansas (9/14) and at Vanderbilt (10/12) ... Took 23 shots on the year, five of them on goal ...
2011: Started all 19 games ... Finished the season fifth on the team in points with eight ... Scored two goals on the season, both in a win over Jackson State ... Recoded four assists during the year ... Took 30 shots during the season with 13 on goal.
2010: Started all 20 games during her first year with Ole Miss ... Recorded nine points during the season on three goals and three assists ... Scored two goals in Ole Miss' 4-4 double overtime tie with Arkansas ... Tied with Dylan Jordan and Mandy McCalla for the team lead in shots with 53 ... Led the team in shots on goal with 31 ... Recorded one game-winning goal on the year against Southern Miss ... Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll and to the Chancellor's Honor Roll in both the Fall and the Spring.
HIGH SCHOOL: Led Whitewater High School to a state title in 2007, a runner-up finish in 2010 (to Mandy McCalla's team) and semifinal appearances two more times ... Named a 2009 High School All-America honorable mention by ESPN RISE after scoring 48 goals for Whitewater as a junior ... Also named the 2009 City and Region Player of the Year ... Rated the No. 15 prospect in the South Atlantic Region by Top Drawer Soccer ... Four-time All-Region selection ... Participated in the 2010 Georgia All-Star game ... A NSCAA/adidas High School Scholar All-American ... Member of National Honor Society, Beta Club and other academic and service organizations.
ODP: A Region III pool player in 2009 and 2010 and a member of Georgia's ODP team since 2003.
CLUB TEAM: Helped the AFC Lightning to a state championship and the club's first Southeastern Region championship and U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships appearance in 2010 ... Region finals appearance in 2009 ... Region semifinal berths in 2006 and 2008 and a quarterfinal appearance in 2007.
PERSONAL: Born June 22, 1992 ... Full name is Erin Marisa Emerson ... Daughter of David and Tina Emerson ... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts ... Two older sisters played soccer at Georgia College & State University.
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