A collection of photos from the lacrosse team's 17-10 loss at Northwestern on March 6, 2013.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2013)
Started all 20 games ... played 1,201 of 1,206 possible minutes ... went 12-8 on the year ... totaled 117 saves (5.85 saves per game), an 11.29 GAA, and a .341 save percentage ... picked up 19 ground balls ... earned ACC Defensive Player of the Week accolades for the week of March 25-31 ... posted 14 saves over two games in the ACC Championship (4/25-26) ... made nine saves including two on free position shots against Virginia (3/30) ... set season high with 11 saves vs. Syracuse (3/27) ... matched a career high with four ground balls at Virginia Tech (3/9) ... made seven saves in season-opening win at Holy Cross (2/16) ... earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
AS A FRESHMAN (2012) Saw action in 15 games, starting 10 ... led the team with 68 saves and a .412 save percentage ... named ACC Defensive Player of the Week for the week of March 27 ... made five saves at Virginia (3/31) ... turned away a career-high 15 shots against UNC (3/24) ... tallied eight saves and one ground ball at Harvard (3/21) ... recorded seven saves and four ground balls in first-career start in win at Connecticut (3/2) ... made collegiate debut at Syracuse (2/21), registering seven saves in 30:30 minutes of play ... earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
BEFORE BC Played three years as a varsity goalkeeper ... captained team as a senior ... helped lead her school to the Maryland State Championship in 2009 and 2011 ... named a two-time First-Team All-Coaches Pick by the Capital Newspaper ... chosen as a two-time Second-Team All-County honoree ... selected for Inside Lacrosse Magazine's 2011 College Rising Freshmen Watchlist ... received the Jean Boyd and Paul Rusko Award for athletic achievement, integrity, and exemplary sportsmanship ... also participated on the field hockey and indoor track teams in high school.
PERSONAL Emily Mata was born on November 28, 1992 ... daughter of Silvester and Leslie Mata ... has one younger sister, Elizabeth ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
CAREER HIGHS Saves: 15, vs. North Carolina (3/24/12) Ground balls: 4, (2x) last at Virginia Tech (3/9/13) Caused turnovers: -