Emily van Buitenen
University of Connecticut - Lacrosse
#12 Emily Van Buitenen
Darien, Conn./Sacred Heart
Cersosimo on Van Buitenen: A hardworking defender … Has aggressive style of play
As a Junior (2007): Saw action in six games as a reserve ... Played in the first five games of the season before being hampered by a foot injury and being sidelined until the final contest vs. Quinnipiac (4/24).
As a Sophomore (2006): Came off the bench in four contests, tallying one ground ball vs. Quinnipiac (3/18) and two caused turnovers, one each vs. the Bobcats and Boston College (4/5).
As a Freshman (2005): Played in one game, taking the field against national champion Northwestern (4/3) … Did not have any stats.
High School: A three-year letterwinner in lacrosse ... competed in the US Lacrosse National Tournament ... Twice named all-league and team MVP ... Captained the squad as a senior ... Also earned five letters in soccer and three in swimming ... Named all-league two times in soccer and, in the pool, was a part of two school record-setting relay teams.
Personal: Emily Clare Van Buitenen … Majoring in history … Born on April 8, 1985.