Faces of the Game

Player of the Month — Emily From Waterford, Conn.

Emily is also active in her school as a mentor in the Wingman program.

Emily is an active soccer player with Southeast Soccer Club and the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program in Connecticut. She volunteers with Connecticut Special Olympics, fostering the love of soccer with this group of individuals and helping foster interest in soccer with the local Special Olympics chapter. Emily is also active in her school as a mentor in the Wingman program, which helps prevent bullying and encourages students to get along with those around them. In the summer, Emily volunteers for six weeks in local elementary classrooms with special needs children and is an excellent peer role model. In addition, Emily is an active club lacrosse player, enjoys volleyball and stays active in her church.