2013 U-20 Canadian Women’s National Team
2013 TopDrawerSoccer.com Freshman Best XI First Team
2013 Second-Team All-SEC
2013 SEC All-Freshman Team
2013 NSCAA Third-Team All-South Region
2013 SEC Freshman of the Week (Sept. 30, Oct. 7)
2013 TopDrawerSoccer.com Women’s College Team of the Week (Oct. 8)
2013 TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 100 Freshmen (8)
2013 Minnesota Gold Classic All-Tournament Team
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
Lived up to her billing as one of the top recruits to join the collegiate ranks for the 2013 season … Honored as a Second-Team All-SEC selection and member of the SEC All-Freshman Team in a vote of the league’s head coaches … Named a Third-Team All-South Region performer by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America following the season … Honored as the SEC Freshman of the Week in back-to-back weeks on Sept. 30 and Oct. 7 during the conference season … The No. 8-ranked freshman in the NCAA on the TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 100 Freshmen list released after the season … Also honored by TopDrawerSoccer.com as a first-team selection to its “Freshman Best XI” team for 2013 … Started all 20 matches as an attacking midfielder during her freshman season with the Tigers in 2013 … Set an LSU freshman record with 12 assists on the year, breaking the team’s previous rookie mark of eight assists set by Addie Eggleston in 2010 … Also tied for the No. 2 spot on LSU’s single-season list for assists … Was the SEC’s leading assist maker as her 12 assists in all games and eight assists in league play topped the SEC scoring charts for 2013 … Assisted four game-winning goals on the year against Louisiana Tech (1-0), Mississippi State (3-2), Arkansas (5-3) and Alabama (2-1) … Tied LSU’s single-game record with three assists in LSU’s 5-3 victory at Arkansas … Honored as the SEC Freshman of the Week and a member of the TopDrawerSoccer.com Women’s College Team of the Week with her performance in leading the Tigers to a rare SEC road sweep at Arkansas and Alabama … Scored her first career goal on a 25-yard free kick in the 31st minute in a 1-1 home draw with Tennessee … Finished the season as the team’s second-leading scorer with one goal and 12 assists for 14 points on the season … Wrapped up the season with 58 shots with 16 shots on goal on the year … Set season highs with nine shots against Tennessee and four shots on goal at Vanderbilt … Named to the Minnesota Golf Classic All-Tournament Team for her performance in midfield in LSU’s 1-0 blanking of the 13th-ranked USC Trojans on Sept. 8 … Followed the collegiate season with an invitational to train with the Under-20 Canadian Women’s National Team as part of its national EXCELeration camp in Burnaby, British Columbia, from Dec. 11-21 … Earned her first varsity letter.
PRIOR TO LSU
One of the premier attacking midfielders in North America to join the NCAA Division I ranks for the Class of 2013 … Competed at the highest levels of youth soccer worldwide as part of the Women’s National Team systems in both Canada and New Zealand … Invited to train with the best Under-20 players in Canada as part of the country’s three national EXCELeration camps held in Portland, Ore., Morgantown, W. Va., and Vancouver, British Columbia in the spring of 2013 … A veteran of the 2012 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup in Azerbaijan as a member of New Zealand’s U-17 Women’s National Team under the direction of head coach Paul Temple … Saw action in all but five minutes of group play at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in matches against Brazil, Japan and Mexico … Earned eight caps as a member of the U-17 New Zealand Women’s National Team … Earned international experience in 2010 as a member of the U-15 Canadian Women’s National Team … Received an invitation to join head coach Dave Benning and the U-15 Canadian Women’s National Team in Florida for a two-week training camp in August 2010, where she was first identified by the LSU coaching staff … Attended the National Training Center in Vancouver at the U-14, U-15 and U-16 divisions while training with national coaches during her developmental years … Earned the title of “Player of Distinction” in the U-16 division while training at the National Training Center … A four-year member of the British Columbia Provincial Team from U-13 through its completion at the U-16 level from 2008-11 … Led British Columbia’s U-16 Provincial Team to a third-place finish at the 2011 Canadian National Championships held in Hamilton, Ontario, while assisting four goals during the tournament … Guided her U-15 Provincial Team to tournament titles at the Nike Friendship Cup in Portland, Ore., and the Western Canadian Prairie Invitational in Winnipeg, Manitoba, during the spring and summer of 2010 … Selected to the 2010 Prairie Invitational All-Star Team for her performance … A member of the U-14 British Columbia Provincial Team that won a silver medal at the 2009 BMO Canadian All-Star National Championships … Honored as the 2013 British Columbia Provincial Youth Player of the Year for her performance during the 2012-13 season … Coached at the provincial level by Marcus Reinkens and Ken Garroway … A standout performer with the Vancouver Whitecaps club program during her brilliant youth career … Moved to Vancouver in 2011 to join the Elite Girls residency program with the Vancouver Whitecaps under the direction of coaches Hubert Busby and Jesse Symons … Competed in two Final Four events as a member of the Whitecaps … Coached by her father, Stefan Fletcher, at the club and metro levels as a member of the Victoria Capitals … Captained the Victoria Capitals to back-to-back third-place finishes in the U-16 Vancouver Metro League during the 2010 and 2011 seasons … Totaled 14 goals and 14 assists in 2010 and 10 goals and 15 assists in 2011 while leading the Victoria Capitals in scoring … Traveled to such countries as Argentina, Azerbaijan, England, Germany, New Zealand, Switzerland and the United States while serving at the club, provincial and national levels … Also proved herself as a standout on the basketball court during her prep career at Semiahmoo High School in White Rock, British Columbia … Received a $1,000 scholarship as an Amazing Kid award winner by a local TV station in Vancouver for her many accomplishments.
Full name is Emma Shane Fletcher … Nickname is “Fletch” … Born on Feb. 4, 1995 … Parents are Stefan and Peggy Fletcher … Has two brothers, Harrison and Sam … Has maintained an impressive 3.8 cumulative grade-point average during her prep career at Semiahmoo High School … Is a passionate supporter of Liverpool Football Club … Also enjoys listening to music and reading in her spare time … Currently undecided on a major.