April 9, 2013
Boca Raton, FL - Florida Atlantic University women's soccer player Claire Emslie is representing Scotland, her home country, in the second round of qualifying for the women's European Under-19 Championships.
Emslie, a sophomore forward, helped lead Scotland to two victories in Group 3 matches. She scored a goal in the team's 4-2 win over Ukraine on Friday, April 6. Her goal came in the 36th minute gave Scotland a 2-1 lead.
Then, Scotland defeated Austria 4-0 on Tuesday, April 9 to keep the national team's hopes alive of representing the country in the tournament final round, scheduled in August.
Emslie earned second-team All-Sun Belt Conference honors last fall after leading the team with 10 goals, 62 shots and 36 shots on goal during her freshman season.