- U.S. National Team: U-17 WNT
- Position: Forward
- Date Of Birth: Feb. 18, 1995
- Height: 5-9
- Hometown: Sandy, Utah
- Club: Utah Avalanche
U.S. National Teams: A member of the U.S. team that won the 2012 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championship in Guatemala and qualified for the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup … Played in four matches at the World Cup qualifying tournament, starting three … Scored twice at qualifying, against T&T and Panama, with one assist … Scored in the USA’s first international match of the year in a 2-0 victory over Germany … Heads into the Women’s World Cup with four career international goals in 13 U-17 caps … Attended the U.S. Soccer U-14 I.D. camp in 2009.
College / High School: Has verbally committed to attend Stanford University in the fall of 2013 … Attends Juan Diego Catholic High School in Draper, Utah … Was the 3A MVP as a junior and sophomore … A First-Team All-State selection all three years of high school so far … Team captain for the Soaring Eagle … Holds record for most career goals at Juan Diego … Scored 26 goals as a freshman, 35 goals during her sophomore season and 26 goals as a junior … Scored 12 goals in five games before leaving for the Women’s World Cup and currently has 99 for her career … Helped Soaring Eagle win Utah state titles as a freshman and sophomore, scoring the winning goal in both championship games.
Club: From U-11s through U-14s she played for the Avalanche, then played a few seasons for the Sparta club before switching back to the Avalanche … At U-8s she played for the Gators … Won regional and state titles with the Avalanche.
Personal: Full name is Emily Louise Bruder … Nicknames are Bruiser or Em … Also plays basketball and runs track at Juan Diego … Ran the 100M and 200M and sometimes the 400M in track … A member of the honor roll … Likes to do plenty of Utah outdoor activities, including running, biking and hiking … Three words that best describe her off the field are “funny, fun-loving and friendly” … Three words that best describe her on the field are “strong, tough and ready” … Toughest thing she’s ever had to do was help a teammate through cancer (she beat it) … Favorite classes are history and English … Favorite food is steak … Favorite snack is PB & J … Favorite players are Abby Wambach and Lionel Messi … Has three dogs – Sadie, Rocky and Bella -- and a bird named Charlie … Loves her mom’s apple pie … Favorite smells are apple pie, cookies, lotion and fresh cut grass.