40 Emily Polinski
40 Emily Polinski
Height: 5-1
Year: Sr.
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, Hillel
Favorite Place on Campus: Ounjian Field
Favorite Professional Athlete: Derek Jeter
Favorite Pregame Meal: Coffee
Pregame Superstition: Dancing in the locker room
Hobbies: Reading, swimming, going to the beach
gp 9
gs 9
min 607:07
ga 8
gaa 0.92
sv 12
sv % .600

2017 (Junior): She started in goal in all 16 games for the Jumbos as they played to an 11-5 overall record with an 8-2 mark in NESCAC play and were edged by Bowdoin, 2-1, in NESCAC Quarterfinal play...allowed just 13 gaols, which was good for a goals against average of 0.83, which was the best mark in the NESCAC...she made 45 saves which was good for a .776 save percentage, which was the second best mark in the NESCAC...currently third all-time in goals against average at 0.88...third on the programs all-time wins list with 36 and second on the all-time shutouts list with 20...finished the season with six shutouts...she recorded a season high eight saves in the teams 3-0 win over Bowdoin to close out the regular season on Oct 25...she also had seven saves in the teams 3-1 victory over Trinity on Sep 17.

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 (19).

Recent Games
Nov 3 vs. Williams W, 3-0
Nov 4 at Middlebury L, 1-0
Nov 10 vs. Smith W, 3-0
Nov 11 at Salisbury W, 1-0
Nov 17 vs. Johns Hopkins W, 3-1
Nov 18 vs. Middlebury L, 2-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 9 6
Games started 9 6
Minutes 607:07 388:03
Goals against 8 7
Goals-against average 0.92 1.26
Saves 12 8
Save pct .600 .533
Wins 8 5
Losses 1 1
Ties 0 0
Shutouts 3 1
Date Opponent Score gs min ga gaa sv sv%
Sep 8 at Colby W, 2-0 1 70:00 0 0.00 2 1.000
Sep 11 at Babson W, 2-1 1 79:04 1 0.89 1 .500
Sep 15 Bates W, 4-2 1 70:00 2 2.00 2 .500
Sep 19 MIT W, 1-0 1 70:00 0 0.00 1 1.000
Sep 22 at Kean W, 1-0 1 70:00 0 0.00 2 1.000
Sep 25 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 8-0 1 35:00 0 0.00 0 -
Sep 29 Amherst W, 3-2 1 71:51 2 1.95 0 .000
Sep 30 Hamilton W, 2-1 1 70:00 1 1.00 1 .500
Oct 6 at Middlebury L, 2-1 1 71:12 2 1.97 3 .600
Oct 10 Wellesley W, 8-0 - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Connecticut Col. W, 2-0 - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Trinity (Conn.) W, 1-0 - - - - - -
Oct 17 Haverford W, 2-0 - - - - - -
Oct 20 Williams W, 2-0 - - - - - -
Oct 24 at Bowdoin W, 2-1 - - - - - -
Oct 28 Amherst W, 2-0 - - - - - -
Nov 3 vs. Williams W, 3-0 - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Middlebury L, 1-0 - - - - - -
Nov 10 vs. Smith W, 3-0 - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Salisbury W, 1-0 - - - - - -
Nov 17 vs. Johns Hopkins W, 3-1 - - - - - -
Nov 18 vs. Middlebury L, 2-0 - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g ga/g gaa sv/g sv%
2015-16 15 12 62:25 1.27 0.00 3.93 .756
2016-17 22 21 69:55 .59 0.00 2.41 .803
2017-18 16 16 68:16 .81 0.00 2.81 .776
2018-19 9 9 67:27 .89 0.92 1.33 .600
Total 62 58 67:19 .85 0.89 2.73 .761
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% wins losses ties shutouts
2015-16 15 12 936:22 19 0.00 59 .756 8 5 0 3
2016-17 22 21 1538:13 13 0.00 53 .803 18 2 1 11
2017-18 16 16 1092:20 13 0.00 45 .776 10 5 0 6
2018-19 9 9 607:07 8 0.92 12 .600 8 1 0 3
Total 62 58 4174:02 53 0.89 169 .761 44 13 1 23
  gp gs min/g ga/g gaa sv/g sv%
Total 9 9 67:27 .89 0.92 1.33 .600
Conference 6 6 64:40 1.17 1.26 1.33 .533
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - -
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Home 5 5 63:22 1.00 1.10 .80 .444
Away 4 4 72:34 .75 0.72 2.00 .727
Neutral - - 0:00 - - - -
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Wins 8 8 66:59 .75 0.78 1.13 .600
Losses 1 1 71:12 2.00 1.97 3.00 .600
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September 8 8 66:59 .75 0.78 1.13 .600
October 1 1 71:12 2.00 1.97 3.00 .600
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% wins losses ties shutouts
Total 9 9 607:07 8 0.92 12 .600 8 1 0 3
Conference 6 6 388:03 7 1.26 8 .533 5 1 0 1
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -
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Home 5 5 316:51 5 1.10 4 .444 5 0 0 1
Away 4 4 290:16 3 0.72 8 .727 3 1 0 2
Neutral - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -
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Wins 8 8 535:55 6 0.78 9 .600 8 0 0 3
Losses 1 1 71:12 2 1.97 3 .600 0 1 0 -
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September 8 8 535:55 6 0.78 9 .600 8 0 0 3
October 1 1 71:12 2 1.97 3 .600 0 1 0 -