Blazer student-athletes recognized for having 3.0 GPA or better
UAB and East Carolina kickoff at 10 a.m. CT
UAB and No. 8 Memphis kickoff at 7 p.m.
UAB returns to pitch Sunday at Southern Miss
UAB will take on No. 20 UCF Friday, Southern Miss Sunday
JUNIOR SEASON (2011)
Appeared in 19 matches, starting in 17 ... recorded career highs in several categories including goals (3), assists (1), points (7) and shots (21) ... notched her first career multi-goal game, including her first ever game-winning goal, against Ole Miss (9/17) ... earned her first-ever assist in the 1-0 victory against UTEP (10/16) ... fired a season-high 21 shots, 13 on frame ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2010)
Appeared in 16 matches while earning the start against Vanderbilt and Mississippi State ... had four shots on the season ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2009)
Played in 18 matches with two starts ... tallied first collegiate goal against Hawaii ... made first collegiate start at Rice ... also started against East Carolina ... had six shots on the season.
A four-year starter for head coach Matt Tracy at The Bolles School ... helped the Bulldogs to a Class 3A state championship as a junior ... earned a spot on the Class 3A All-State team as a junior as well ... a key part of her team making a return appearance in the Class 3A state championship game during her senior campaign ... also lettered in track & field and golf for the Bulldogs ... played club soccer for Marc Osterberger and the Jacksonville Fury ... prior to joining the Fury, she helped the Clay County United to a 2007 club state championship ... was a member of the 2007 Florida ODP team, the 2008 North Texas ODP state team and the Region 3 ODP team from 2007-08 ... invited to play with the 92 Region 3 ODP team in Brazil in 2009.
Full name is Emma Jane Smith ... born on March 31, 1991 in Jacksonville, Fla. ... daughter of Karl and Elizabeth Smith ... has one older brother, Dillon ... majoring in psychology.