Women's Soccer

3  Emily Layton
Emily Layton


Colorado Springs, Colo.

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2008: In her career at UW, Layton has started in every game since her freshman year. In 2008, she was second in nearly every offensive category. She tallied six goals, four assists, and took 60 shots. Her goal against Utah Valley proved to be the game winner. Layton also had a successful year in the classroom earning MWC Academic All-Conference for the third season in a row, and awarded the MWC Scholar Athlete Award as well.

2007: Layton started all 19 games for the second straight year and scored one goal and added four assists. She took 19 shots and was an intrical part of the Cowgirls offense as a captain earning her second letter award. She was named to the Academic All-MWC Team for the second straight year.

2006: Layton had an outstanding freshman season in which she started all 19 games and led the Cowgirls in every offensive category. She scored three goals and added three assists to give her nine points on the season. Two of her three goals were game winners including the biggest goal of her career when she scored the lone goal against UNLV to give the Cowgirls a berth into the 2006 MWC Championships. She added two assists to help defeat Air Force and scored the game winner against Nevada in overtime. She was named Second Team All-MWC by the league's coaches. Layton was named to the MWC Academic All-Conference Team and earned her first letter award.

High School: Layton was the 5A Metro Player of the Year, a First Team All-State selection, a First Team Metro League Coaches selection, a Colorado Springs Gazette All-Area First team selection and a Rocky Mountain News All-Colorado Honorable Mention selection following her senior year. She was also a team captain and was voted her teams most inspirational and most valuable player after scoring 14 goals and dishing out seven assists. Following her junior year, Layton was named the Colorado Springs Player of the Year. She was also named First Team All-State, First Team All-Area and was selected as her team's MVP. Following her sophomore year, she was a First Team All-Area selection and an Honorable Mention All-State selection. As a freshman, she was a Second Team All-League selection and ranked fourth in the state of Colorado Class 5A in assists. She is a two-time team captain and a four year varsity starter and letterwinner. In her four year career at Palmer, she helped lead the Terrors to a record of 50-11-8 and a league record of 21-1-4. She played club soccer for the Colorado Soccer Academy, which won the 2006 state championship in the under 18 year old division. She was also a great student and was a four year member of the Palmer High School Honor Roll, a two-time National Honor Society member, a First Team Academic All-State selection twice and graduated with numerous honors.

Personal: She was born on Nov. 12, 1987 in Colorado Springs, Colo. She is the daughter of Sally and Bill Layton and has an older sister, Elise. She is majoring in civil engineering.

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