Emily Fox (soccer)

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Emily Fox
Personal information
Full nameEmily Ann Fox
Date of birth (1998-07-05) July 5, 1998 (age 20)
Place of birth Ashburn, Virginia, US
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
North Carolina Tar Heels
Youth career
Team
Loudoun Soccer
Ashburn Crush
Ashburn/Herndon Freedom
F.C. Virginia
2014 Stone Bridge Bulldogs
College career
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2017– North Carolina Tar Heels 35 (0)
National team
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2015–2018 United States U20 33 (3)
2018– United States 3 (0)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of January 19, 2019

Emily Ann Fox (born July 5, 1998) is an American soccer player who plays as a defender for the North Carolina Tar Heels. [1]

Association football Team field sport

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In the sport of association football, a defender is an outfield player whose primary role is to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals.

North Carolina Tar Heels womens soccer

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College career

University of North Carolina

In 2017, Fox started the first thirteen games of her freshman season with the Tar Heels before suffering a torn ACL and missed the remainder of the season. She was named to the third team All-ACC and the All-Freshman Team in 2017. [2]

In 2018, Fox returned to the starting lineup, and at one point started eighteen straight games. Due to her call-up to the USWNT in November 2018, Fox missed the ACC Tournament Semi-Finals and Final as well as the first round of the NCAA Tournament. North Carolina made it all the way to the Final of the 2018 College Cup, where they lost 1-0 to Florida State. [3] Fox was named to the 2018 first-team All-ACC. [2]

The 2018 NCAA Division I Women's Soccer Tournament will be the 37th annual single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of NCAA Division I women's collegiate soccer. The semifinals and championship game will be played at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina from November 30 – December 2, 2018 while the preceding rounds will be played at various sites across the country during November 2018.

International career

Youth National Team

In 2015, Fox was named to the roster for the 2015 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship. [4] She scored a goal in the opening game of the tournament, a 2-2 draw vs Mexico. [5] Fox appeared in every game of the tournament, as the U.S captured their fifth CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship. [6] Fox was named to the squad for the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, she appeared in all six games for the U.S as they finished fourth in the tournament. [7]

The 2015 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship was the 8th edition of the CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship, the biennial international youth football championship organised by CONCACAF for the women's under-20 national teams of the North, Central American and Caribbean region. The tournament was hosted by Honduras and took place between 3–13 December 2015, as announced by CONCACAF on 7 May 2015. A total of eight teams played in the tournament.

The Mexico U-20 women's national football team is a youth football team operated under the auspices of Federación Mexicana de Fútbol.

2016 FIFA U-20 Womens World Cup

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Fox didn't participate in the 2018 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship as she was still recovering from her ACL injury. She recovered in time to be named to roster for 2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, she was one of three players to return for a second U-20 World Cup. [7] Fox appeared in one game at the 2018 U-20 World Cup, as the U.S failed to advance to the knockout stage. [8]

2018 CONCACAF Womens U-20 Championship

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2018 FIFA U-20 Womens World Cup 2018 edition of the FIFA U-20 Womens World Cup

The 2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup was the ninth edition of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, the biennial international women's youth football championship contested by the under-20 national teams of the member associations of FIFA, since its inception in 2002 as the FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship.

Senior National Team

Fox received her first call-up to the senior national team in November 2018 for a set of friendlies in Europe. [9] She earned her first cap on November 8, 2018 when she got the start at right back against Portugal. [10] Fox was also in the starting lineup five days later against Scotland.

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The Scotland women's national football team represents Scotland in international women's football competitions. Since 1998, the team has been governed by the Scottish Football Association (SFA). Scotland qualified in the FIFA Women's World Cup for the first time in 2019, and qualified for their first UEFA Women's Euro in 2017. As of December 2018, the team was 20th in the FIFA Women's World Rankings.

Fox was originally only named as a practice player for the USWNT training cap ahead of the 2019 SheBelieves Cup, but after Danielle Colaprico had to withdraw from the squad due to injury, Fox was added to the roster. [11]

Career statistics

International

As of January 19, 2019
United States
YearAppsGoals
201830
Total30

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