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24 Rob Emery
Rob  Emery

San Francisco, Calif.

High School:
St. Ignatius

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210



Five Cavaliers Named to the All-ACC Academic Team

Emery and Van Arsdale lead honorees with third career nods


McWilliams Headlines UVa's Six USILA All-America Honorees

Cockerton, Emery, LaPierre, Pannell, Scales also honored


Emery Named a Finalist for the Senior CLASS Award

UVa midfielder is one of 10 finalists for the prestigious award


Emery Named as a Candidate for the Senior CLASS Award

UVa midfielder is one of 20 candidates for the prestigious award


Pannell's Overtime Goal Lifts No. 7 UVa Over No. 12 Loyola, 14-13

Cavaliers squandered an eight-goal lead before winning in overtime


Men's Lacrosse vs. Duke (by Matt Riley)

Men's Lacrosse vs. Duke (by Matt Riley)


Men's Lacrosse vs. Rutgers (by Matt Riley)

Men's Lacrosse vs. Rutgers (by Matt Riley)


Men's Lacrosse vs. Bellarmine (by Matt Riley)

Men's Lacrosse vs. Bellarmine (by Matt Riley)


Men's Lacrosse vs. UNC (by Matt Riley)

Men's Lacrosse vs. UNC (by Matt Riley)


Men's Lacrosse vs. Maryland (by Matt Riley)

Men's Lacrosse vs. Maryland (by Matt Riley)

• Finished career No. 9 all-time at UVa among midfielders with 73 career goals
Finished career No. 11 all-time at UVa among midfielders with 96 career points

• USILA All-America honorable mention
• USILA Scholar All-American
• Senior CLASS Award finalist
• Senior CLASS Award second-team All-American
• All-ACC Academic Team
• One of UVa's three captains
• Started 15 of UVa's 16 games
• Scored points in 13 of UVa's 16 games
• Scored two goals and picked up one ground ball against No. 12 Loyola
• Scored one goal and dished an assist at Richmond
• Scored once at Drexel
• Had one goal and one assist against Syracuse
• Scored twice at No. 15 Cornell

• USILA third-team All-American
• All-ACC Academic Team
• Started all 15 of UVa's games at the midfield position and 36 in a row at the first midfield position
• Scored 22 goals and reached the 20-goal plateau for the second season in a row
• Tallied seven multi-goal games during the season
• Scored Virginia's first goal of the season on the team's first shot against Drexel (Feb. 16)
• Tied a career high with four goals against Vermont (March 5)
• Registered a hat trick against Bellarmine (April 20) with three goals
• Scored two goals against VMI (Feb. 19), at Syracuse (March 1), against Cornell (March 9), at Duke (April 12) and against Maryland (April 26) in the ACC Tournament
• Dished out a career-high three assists gainst Vermont (March 5)
• Became a force on the ground by picking up 38 ground balls
• Registered season-highs in ground balls with five against Vermont (March 5) and against Ohio State (March 16)

• USILA All-American honorable mention
• Started all 16 games on the first midfield
• Named ACC Offensive Player of the Week for his two goal performance at No. 20 Drexel
• First goal against the Dragons tied the game, 4-4, in the third quarter - later he scored the game-winning score with under five minutes to play
• Scored two goals and notched a career-high two assists at Mount St. Mary's
• Scored a career-high four goals against Vermont
• Was named game MVP of the Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic with a two goal showing against No. 3 Cornell
• Stroked two goals at No. 9 Maryland
• Tallied two goals at No. 9 UNC
• Scored twice against No. 9 UNC in the ACC Tournament
• Notched two goals against Notre Dame in the NCAA Quarterfinal round


• Appeared in all 18 games, starting five games
• Started season on the second midfield and later moved to the first midfield
• No. 7 on the team with 13 goals
• Had a season-high two goals three times (Cornell, John Hopkins, Penn)
• Tallied points in 11 of his 18 games
• Tallied six points (3 g, 3 a) in the NCAA Tournament
• Scored his first collegiate goal against Drexel in the season opener, serving as UVa's first scored goal of the season

High School
• Listed as the No. 9 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Rated the No. 3 incoming midfielder in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• A 2010 Under Armour All-American
• Compiled 53 goals, 16 assists, and 73 groundballs for Coach Chris Packard in 2010
• Named a 2009 and 2010 HS All-American
• Listed as the nation's No. 7 rising senior by Inside Lacrosse
• West Side Lacrosse recognizes Emery as the top-rated senior in the West
• Played quarterback for St. Ignatius and was a 2009 Lacrosse Under Armour All-Star

• Son of Dana and Bob Emery
• Has two younger brothers, Matt and Will
• Brother Matt is a freshman midfielder for the Cavaliers
• Mother Dana was a swimmer at Stanford from 1979-82
• Father Bob played football, basketball, lacrosse and track at Amherst College from 1979-83
• Has volunteered for the Koret Family Center (UCSF) and the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Francisco
• Served as a coach for All West Lacrosse camps/clinics for youth lacrosse players
• Served as a coach for former UVa All-American and 2003 Tewaaraton Trophy winner Chris Rotelli's youth camps for Golden State Academy
• Graduated from St. Ignatius with honors

Emery's Career Statistics



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