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#33 Emily Szelest
Position: Goalkeeper
Year: Senior
City/State: Delmar, N.Y.
High School: Bethlehem Central

2009 NCAA statistical leader - goals-against average

2010: Started all 19 games in goal for the Quakers ... Finished with a 14-4 record ... Fourth in the NCAA in goals-against average (7.54) ... Tied for fourth on the team with 20 ground balls ... Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week (3/15) ... Allowed zero goals in 30 minutes of action at Temple (3/3) ... Made 11 saves at North Carolina (3/6) ... Played 43:30 without allowing a goal, combining on Penn's first shutout since 1981 when Penn defeated Swarthmore, 15-0 ... Came up with 11 saves in a win over Johns Hopkins (3/24) ... Made career-high 18 saves in win over Boston University (5/15) in NCAA first round ... Her 18 saves were the seventh-most by a goalie in the first round or quarterfinal round of an NCAA Championship game and just the seventh time in any NCAA Championship game a goalie made 18 or more saves and won the game.

2009: Started all 18 games ... Led nation in goals-against average (6.11) ... Save percentage (.477) was in nation's top 25 ... ... Undefeated through 13 contests ... Made a career-high 12 saves vs. Stanford (5/2) ... Held opponents to less than 10 goals in all but two contests ... Shut out Cornell (3/21) in her 30 minutes of cage time ... Allowed one goal to Yale (3/14) in 30 minutes ... Gave Cal (2/27) and North Carolina (3/6) just two goals each ... Named Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week (4/27) after holding Northwestern to its lowest output of the season.

2008: Played in three games ... Had three saves in 15 minutes against Penn State (3/19) ... Saved two shots while only allowing two goals in one half against Columbia (3/29) ... Notched a save against Temple (5/3).

2007: Appeared in five games, playing 84:27 in goal ... Had a 7.82 GAA and .500 save percentage ... Saw first collegiate action at Temple, making two saves (2/28) ... Played in the second half at Columbia, making a save (3/31) ... Made four saves and allowed one goal in 16:25 at Harvard (4/7) ... Made three saves and allowed one goal in 9:30 of play at Brown (4/21) ... Played 21:02 in the NCAA semifinal against Northwestern, making a save and allowing two goals (5/25).

High School: Lettered four years in lacrosse ... Team won the Section II Championship in 2003,2004,2005, and 2006 ... Named 2005 and 2006 USA Lacrosse Academic All-American ... 2006 All-American ... NYS Section II First Team All-Star in 2004,2005, and 2006 ... National Honor Society member.

Personal: Daughter of Margo and David Szelest ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences, as a history major.

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