Field Hockey

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Emma Voelker

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Timonium, Md.

High School:
Maryvale Prep School

Position:
Goalkeeper

Major:
Early Childhood Education

Emma Voelker

Ohio State Career Honors: 2012 Academic All-Big Ten selection ... two-time OSU Scholar-Athlete (2011 and 2012).

2012 (Junior Season): First season as Buckeye starter at goalkeeper, starting all 19 games in 2012 ... notched a 1.63 goals-against average with a .696 save percentage ... boasted 71 saves overall ... made six saves in first career start vs. Massachusetts (Aug. 25) ... collected first career victory in 1-0 shutout at New Hampshire (Aug. 26) ... collected three shutouts ... played all 100 minutes in 1-0 shutout win at Ohio (Sept. 12) ... notched a season-best eight saves vs. Louisville (Oct. 22).

2011 (Sophomore Season): Played in two games for the Buckeyes, including the entire second half of the game vs. No. 2 Old Dominion Sept. 11 ... made first post season appearance in first round of NCAA Tournament at No. 2 Old Dominion (Nov. 12), facing a career-high 11 shots ... back-up to senior captain Ally Tunitis.

Maryvale Prep:
Standout goalkeeper at Maryvale Preparatory School ... four-letterwinner in both field hockey and softball for the Lions ... as a senior captain, made 80 saves in 18 games and was named to the All-Star Team ... posted 115 saves in 18 games as a junior ... member of the 2008 U.S. Junior Olympic Team which placed fourth ... also has national playing experience leading her squad to a silver medal at the 2008 Under-16 National Tournament and a fourth-place finish at the U-19 level in 2009 ... member of three conference champion teams, including one field hockey title and two in softball

Personal: Daughter of Robert and Shelia Voelker ... has an older sister, Samantha, who plays lacrosse at Virginia Tech ... started playing field hockey at age 11 ... greatest accomplishment was being selected to Junior Olympics ... most admires her sister ... enjoys coaching younger athletes.

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