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

2012: Played and started all 21 games this season … recorded a team-leading 13 goals … ranked first on the team with 27 points … netted the only two MIT goals against Clark (9/22) … scored the game-winning goal against WPI (9/29) … scored the lone MIT goal against Wheaton (11/03) at the NEWMAC semifinals … scored the only goal of the game against The College of New Jersey (11/11) to advance to the third round of the NCAA tournament … currently fourth in career goals (42), sixth in career assists (20), fourth in career points (104) and tied for seventh for goals per season (13) … tied for first in the NEWMAC for most goals this season, third for points and second for shots … voted NEWMAC Athlete of the Year (11/06) … first team NEWMAC All-Conference … NEWISA Senior Bowl selection.

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 the 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.