40 Emily Polinski
40 Emily Polinski
Height: 5-1
Year: Jr.
Hometown: East Brunswick, N.J.
High School: East Brunswick
Position: GK
Major: International Relations and Community Health
Dream Job: US Supreme Court judge
Activities/Clubs on Campus: Tufts CIVIC, Tisch College of Civic Life
Favorite Place on Campus: Ounjian Field
Favorite Professional Athlete: Derek Jeter
Favorite Pregame Meal: Grilled chicken and vegetables
Pregame Superstition: Dancing in the locker room
Hobbies: Reading, swimming, going to the beach
gp 16
gs 16
min 1092:20
ga 13
gaa 0.83
sv 45
sv % .776

2016 (Sophomore): Appeared as the goalkeeper in all 22 games helping the Jumbos to a 19-3 record, as they won the program's first NESCAC Championship since 2009 and advancing to the NCAA Championship game where they fell to Messiah in penalty strokes...ranks sixth in program history in career wins with 26...ranked No. 2 among all goalkeepers from Division III institutions throughout the nation in goals-against average (0.59) and led the NESCAC Conference in save percentage (.803), shutouts (11) and wins (18)...posted six saves in a 1-0 penalty-stroke setback to Messiah during the NCAA Division III national title game in Geneva, New York, on Nov. 20...tallied six saves in shutout victories at Bowdoin on Oct. 26 and against visiting Hamilton on Oct. 2.

2015 (Freshman): Played in 15 of the Jumbos 17 games during her rookie campaign, including making 12 starts….finished the season with 936:22 minutes in goal, a 1.42 goals against average, a .756 save percentage and three shutouts…made her collegiate debut in a 3-0 win over Connecticut College as she played 35 minutes and made two saves…made her first collegiate start in the Jumbos 5-0 win over Gordon…made six saves in a 6-1 win over Hamilton…tallied five saves in the Jumbos 1-0 win over Amherst…stopped seven in a 2-1 win over Williams…made a career-high and season-high 12 saves in the Jumbos regular-season ending 4-3 loss to Bowdoin….tallied six saves in the 2-0 first round NESCAC Tournament win over Trinity.

Before Tufts: Played field hockey at East Brunswick High School (EBHS)…was a member of the team that was GMC Champions in 2011..was a GMC runner-up in 2012 and 2013…was selected to the All-GMC third team in 2011, the All-GMC second team in 2013 and the All-GMC first team in 2014…was a NJFHCA Group 4 first team selection in 2014…won the Jay Dakkleman Scholar-Athlete award…won the EBHS Senior Scholar-Athlete award…won the 2014-15 EBHS field hockey defensive player of the year…was named to the NJFHCA Academic Squad…was a member of the National Honor Society…was a member of the Spanish Honors Society and the Mu Alpha Theta Honors Society…was selected as the Rutgers Model Congress best delegate in 2013…finished 9th nationally at the “We the People” competition…was a member of the NJ Science league.

Personal: Daughter of Randi and Steve…has one brother, Andrew (18).

Recent Games
Oct 11 Gordon W, 7-0
Oct 14 at Bates L, 1-0
Oct 19 at Wellesley W, 4-0
Oct 21 at Williams W, 2-0
Oct 25 Bowdoin W, 3-0
Oct 28 Bowdoin L, 2-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 16 10
Games started 16 10
Minutes 1092:20 700:00
Goals against 13 7
Goals-against average 0.83 0.70
Saves 45 31
Save pct .776 .816
Wins 10 8
Losses 5 2
Ties 0 0
Shutouts 6 5
Date Opponent Score gs min ga gaa sv sv%
Sep 9 Colby W, 3-0 1 70:00 0 0.00 4 1.000
Sep 12 Babson L, 3-2 1 76:08 3 2.76 5 .625
Sep 16 Connecticut Col. W, 5-0 1 70:00 0 0.00 1 1.000
Sep 17 Trinity (Conn.) W, 3-1 1 70:00 1 1.00 7 .875
Sep 20 at MIT L, 1-0 1 70:00 1 1.00 1 .500
Sep 23 at Mary Washington W, 1-0 1 77:53 0 0.00 4 1.000
Sep 26 at Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 3-1 1 70:00 1 1.00 1 .500
Sep 30 at Amherst W, 2-0 1 70:00 0 0.00 2 1.000
Oct 1 at Hamilton W, 2-1 1 70:00 1 1.00 0 .000
Oct 7 Middlebury L, 3-2 1 70:00 3 3.00 2 .400
Oct 11 Gordon W, 7-0 1 35:00 0 0.00 0 -
Oct 14 at Bates L, 1-0 1 70:00 1 1.00 1 .500
Oct 19 at Wellesley W, 4-0 1 63:19 0 0.00 1 1.000
Oct 21 at Williams W, 2-0 1 70:00 0 0.00 5 1.000
Oct 25 Bowdoin W, 3-0 1 70:00 0 0.00 8 1.000
Oct 28 Bowdoin L, 2-1 1 70:00 2 2.00 3 .600
  gp gs min/g ga/g gaa sv/g sv%
2015-16 15 12 62:25 1.27 1.42 3.93 .756
2016-17 22 21 69:55 .59 0.59 2.41 .803
2017-18 16 16 68:16 .81 0.83 2.81 .776
Total 53 49 67:18 .85 0.88 2.96 .777
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% wins losses ties shutouts
2015-16 15 12 936:22 19 1.42 59 .756 8 5 0 3
2016-17 22 21 1538:13 13 0.59 53 .803 18 2 1 11
2017-18 16 16 1092:20 13 0.83 45 .776 10 5 0 6
Total 53 49 3566:55 45 0.88 157 .777 36 12 1 20
  gp gs min/g ga/g gaa sv/g sv%
Total 16 16 68:16 .81 0.83 2.81 .776
Conference 10 10 70:00 .70 0.70 3.10 .816
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - -
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Home 8 8 66:24 1.13 1.19 3.75 .769
Away 8 8 70:09 .50 0.50 1.88 .789
Neutral - - 0:00 - - - -
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Wins 11 11 66:56 .27 0.29 3.00 .917
Losses 5 5 71:14 2.00 1.97 2.40 .545
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September 8 8 71:45 .75 0.73 3.13 .806
October 8 8 64:47 .88 0.95 2.50 .741
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% wins losses ties shutouts
Total 16 16 1092:20 13 0.83 45 .776 10 5 0 6
Conference 10 10 700:00 7 0.70 31 .816 8 2 0 5
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 531:08 9 1.19 30 .769 5 3 0 3
Away 8 8 561:12 4 0.50 15 .789 5 2 0 3
Neutral - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -
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Wins 11 11 736:12 3 0.29 33 .917 10 0 0 6
Losses 5 5 356:08 10 1.97 12 .545 0 5 0 -
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September 8 8 574:01 6 0.73 25 .806 5 2 0 4
October 8 8 518:19 7 0.95 20 .741 5 3 0 2