8 - Emily Kuo
Emily Kuo
Height: 5-4
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Univ. of Chicago Laboratory
Position: F
Major: Computer Science and Engineering
Team: Hyde Park Soccer Club Storm

2011: Played in 18 games, started 17...posted six goals and six assists for 12 points...four game-winning goals...converted MIT's only penalty kick attempt of the season...led the team in goals, assists, and points...tied for second in the NEWMAC in game-winning goals and assists, tied for fifth in goals, and ranked sixth in points...set up one goal and then scored on a penalty kick in a 2-1 win over Worcester State (9/6)...posted MIT's only goal in a 1-0 win over Salem State (9/10)...tallied two goals, including the game-winner, and one assist against Husson (10/25)...notched one goal and one assist in a 2-1 win over Babson (10/29)...scored the game-winner against Wellesley in the quarterfinals of the NEWMAC tournament (11/1)...earned the assist for MIT's game-winning goal in overtime against Wheaton in the semifinals of the NEWMAC tournament (11/5)...NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week (10/31)...first team NEWMAC all-conference...fourth team NSCAA all-New England...currently ranks sixth in career goals (29) and career assists (19) and is tied for sixth in career points (77) in the MIT record book.

2010: Played in 19 games, started 19 ...tallied 11 goals and seven assists for 29 points...tied for second on the team in goals and assists and was second in points...had game-winning goals against WPI (10/5) and Coast Guard (10/23)...registered a season-high six points against Lesley (9/21) on two goals and two assists...had two-goal games against Southern Maine (9/11), Bridgewater State (9/30), and Wheaton (10/9)...tied for second in the NEWMAC in assists and assists per game...ranked third in the NEWMAC in points and points per game...tied for third in the NEWMAC in goals and goals per game...NEWMAC first team all-conference...NEWISA first team all-New England.

2009: Played in 20 games, started six...led the team in every offensive category and set an MIT rookie scoring record with 12 goals and six assists for 30 points...12 goals is the eighth best in a single season in MIT history...had three game-winning goals...ranked third in the conference in overall points, third in goals, fourth in assists...recorded first collegiate hat trick against Coast Guard (10/13)...NEWMAC first team all-conference...NEWMAC Player of the Week...MIT Team Rookie of the Year.

Off the Field at MIT: Majoring in computer science and electrical engineering with a concentration in Japanese...held a software development internship with Travelport in Chicago...working on peer-to-peer video using network coding in Network Coding and Reliable Communications Lab in Research Laboratory of Electronics...contributed to the Sandscape project for the Tangible Media Group in the Media Lab...recipient of Society of Women Engineers Admiral Grace Murray Hopper Scholarship...member of track and field team.

High School: A 2009 graduate of the University of Chicago Laboratory High School...four-year varsity starter and co-captain senior season...three-time all-state...all-sectional...three-time conference Player of the Year...four-time all-conference...Chicago Red Stars all-academic team...Chicago Tribune Scholar-Athlete...also participated in cross country (four years), basketball (two years), and track and field (two years)... all-conference in cross country, basketball and track and field...state qualifier for cross country and track and field...Monilaw Medal Award...Coach's Award for soccer and cross country...National Center for Women and Information Technology Award for Aspirations and Computing...Illinois Student Assistance Commission State Scholar...Citizenship Award...first place WYSE State Engineering Graphics...North Suburban Math League all-conference...AIME qualifier.

Club/ODP: Hyde Park Soccer Club Storm.

Personal: Daughter of Wen-Liang Kuo and Pei-Chien Line.