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Emily Fox
Women's National Team

Emily Fox

Defender Caps/Goals - 2/0
  • Date of Birth

  • Height

    5-5

  • Hometown

    Ashburn, Va.

  • Club

    UNC

  • Emily Ann Fox, Nicknames are Foxy, Fox, or Em.
  • Two words that best describe her off the field are “easy-going and creative”
  • Two words that best describe her on the field are “crafty and smart”
  • Craziest ambition is to try to be an actress or surfer.
  • Favorite foods are salad, chicken noodle soup, sushi and thin-crust pizza.
  • Favorite snacks include fruit, guacamole with chips and smoothies.
  • Enjoys traveling, going to the beach, swimming and movies.
  • Favorite women’s soccer player is Tobin Heath and favorite men’s player is Neymar.
  • Says the best thing about being a soccer player is meeting a ton of great people and forming strong relationships with them.

First cap: Nov. 8, 2018 vs. Portugal. First goal: None.

A dynamic one-on-one player, made her U.S. WNT debut late in 2018, starting the senior team's final two games of the year vs. Portugal and Scotland.

At the U-20 level, her 32 caps heading into the 2018 U-20 WWC were second-most on the team and she provided a veteran presence on the back line. Appeared in 10 matches for the U-20s in 2017 to kick off the new cycle before an ACL injury at North Carolina in October kept her away from the team for nearly a year. Made her first U-20 appearance since July 2017 against Brazil in Portland, Ore. at the USA’s final World Cup prep match. In May of 2018, she returned to U-20 camp for the first time since her 2017. A stalwart for the USA in the last U-20 cycle from 2015-16, she is one of three players on the 2018 U-20 Women’s World Cup roster to represent the USA at the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Papua New Guinea. Played in all six of the team’s 2016 U-20 WWC matches, logging 413 minutes. Member of the U.S. team that won the 2015 Concacaf Women’s U-20 Championship in Honduras. Started all five games at the tournament, playing 385 of 450 minutes while scoring one goal against Mexico in the USA’s opening game. Named to the tournament Best XI as an outside defender. Played with the U.S. U-15 Girls’ National Team in 2013, the U.S. U-18 WNT in 2015 and then moved up to the U.S. U-20 WNT. Earned her first Youth National Team call-up in February of 2013 with the U-15 GNT.



2017: Named to the ACC All-Freshman team as she played a key role for North Carolina’s ACC championship squad before her injury in October. Also earned All-ACC Third-Team honors. Started all 13 games in which she played for the Tar Heels. Added three assists during her first season in Chapel Hill. Graduated early from high school to enroll a semester early at UNC in spring 2017. Attended Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn, Va.. As a freshman in 2014, she was First-Team All-Conference, First-Team All-5A Region and First-Team All-State as well as Team MVP and leading scorer. Did not play high school soccer after her freshman year.

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