2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll
A two-year letterwinner who made 16 career appearances in her two seasons with the Tigers in 2014 and 2015 … Played both as a forward and defender in her career in Baton Rouge … Appeared five times in her debut season in 2014 and 11 times in her senior season in 2015 … Member of LSU’s fifth team to earn an at-large berth into the NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Tournament in 2015.
SENIOR SEASON (2015)
Played mostly as a forward in her final season with the Tigers in 2015 … Made 11 reserve appearances while helping the Tigers return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2011 and fifth time in program history … Earned three appearances in SEC play during the 2015 season in wins against Georgia, Mississippi State and Kentucky … Also helped the Tigers advance to the SEC Tournament semifinals while seeing the field in a pair of 2-1 victories over No. 10 seed Kentucky in the first round and No. 2 seed Missouri in the quarterfinal round … Rewarded for her efforts in the classroom with a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll following the season ... Earned her second varsity letter.
JUNIOR SEASON (2014)
Featured in five matches as a reserve defender during her first season with the program in 2014 … Debuted for the Tigers in the team’s 2-0 season-opening victory over Troy on Aug. 22 … Also featured in two other home victories during the non-conference season in a 6-2 win over Northwestern State on Aug. 29 and a 3-0 shutout of Nicholls on Sept. 2 … Saw action in LSU’s non-conference finale at Marquette on Sept. 21 … Also made one appearance in SEC play against No. 6-ranked Texas A&M in LSU’s conference home opener on Sept. 26 … Earned her first varsity letter with the Tigers.
PRIOR TO LSU
Transferred to LSU after a two-year stint at the City College of San Francisco where she was a standout defender with the Rams … Helped CCSF post a 17-2-2 mark while earning second-team all-conference honors during her freshman season in 2012 … Assisted two goals from her defender position as a rookie in 2012 … Recorded her first career assist in a 1-1 draw at Foothill College on Oct. 12 and her second in a 10-0 blanking of Canada College on Oct. 26 during the 2012 season … Member of the CCSF squad that advanced to the third round of the California Community Colleges Commission on Athletics Women’s North Regional Playoffs in 2012 … Served as the CCSF team captain during her sophomore season in 2013 … Only played in five matches during the 2013 season after suffering a season-ending knee injury early in the campaign … CCSF advanced all the way to the COA Women’s State Semifinals in the postseason to cap an outstanding 19-3-2 campaign in 2013 … Recorded one assist during the 2013 season … Ended her two-year career at the City College of San Francisco with three assists and three points … Coached at CCSF by Gabriel Saucedo … Attended UC-Davis before her time at City College of San Francisco … A standout performer during her four-year prep career at Sir Francis Drake High School in San Anselmo, California … Earned a pair of Second-Team All-Marin County Athletic League selections as a junior in 2010 and as a senior in 2011 … Served as a team captain during both her junior and senior seasons at Sir Francis Drake High School … Played summer soccer with North Bay Wave FC of the Women’s Premier Soccer League for three years in high school and while at City College of San Francisco from 2011-13.
Full name is Emma Christy Meckfessel … Born on Feb. 1, 1993 … Parents are Thomas Meckfessel and Elizabeth Galbreath … Has a younger sister, Isabelle (Izzy) … Grandfather played rugby at the University of California-Berkley … Was an honor student during her prep career at Sir Francis Drake High School while maintaining a 3.8 cumulative grade-point average … California Scholarship Federation honoree … Was also an AP Scholar and member of the Drake Honor Crew … Named to the dean’s list during her time at City College of San Francisco … Majoring in kinesiology with a concentration in sports studies.