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#20 Emily Cancienne
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'5"
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: Baton Rouge Magnet HS
Major: Sport Administration
Born: 03/24/1992
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Emily Cancienne Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 11/08/2013

2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2011 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

CAREER CAPSULE
A four-year letterwinner with the Tigers from 2010-13 … Made 57 appearances with 23 starts during her four-year collegiate career in Baton Rouge … Started all 21 matches of her freshman season in 2010 … Played as both a defensive midfielder and central defender with the Tigers … Finished her career with 22 shots and seven shots on goal in four seasons … A standout in the classroom who earned a pair of selections to the SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2011 and 2012 … Also named to the SEC Freshman academic honor roll following the spring semester in 2011.

SENIOR SEASON (2013)
Made six appearances off the bench as a defensive midfielder during her senior season in 2013 … Saw her first action on the season in a 6-0 shutout of Louisiana-Monroe at home on Aug. 27 … Attempted two shots with one shot on goal against Louisiana-Monroe … Also came off the bench in matches against No. 6-ranked BYU at home and Minnesota and Stephen F. Austin on the road during the non-conference season … Also saw action in SEC games at No. 8-ranked Florida on Oct. 20 and No. 23-ranked Kentucky on Oct. 27 late in the season … Earned her fourth varsity letter.

JUNIOR SEASON (2012)
A reserve defensive midfielder who saw action in 13 matches during her junior season … Earned two starts during the non-conference season in a 2-1 win over Stephen F. Austin and 1-1 draw with Rice … Cracked the playing rotation in five matches during SEC play, including home fixtures against Auburn and Arkansas and road matches at Missouri, Ole Miss and South Carolina … Also saw action in LSU’s first-round match against Ole Miss at the SEC Tournament … Attempted four shots with one shot on goal on the campaign … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second-straight season … Earned her third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011)
Made 17 appearances in 22 matches for the Tigers as a sophomore in 2011 … Saw action as a defensive midfielder after playing as both a defensive midfielder and center back during her true freshman season in 2010 … Helped the Tigers claim their fourth SEC Western Division championship and NCAA Tournament berth in five seasons … Also helped the Tigers earn a runner-up finish in the final SEC standings for the third time in four seasons with their 13-8-1 overall record and 8-3 mark for 24 points in league play … Contributed to a defensive unit that finished the season with a 1.24 goals against average while allowing 28 goals to opponents during the 2011 season … Also helped the Tigers pitch eight shutouts on the season …Attempted four shots with two shots on goal on the offensive end … Honored for her outstanding performance in the classroom with her first career selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Earned her second varsity letter with the Tigers.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2010)
A defensive standout who started all 21 games for the Tigers as a true freshman in 2010 … Opened the season as LSU’s starting center back … Moved up into the defensive midfield for the first time against 10th-ranked BYU … Helped the Tigers battle the Cougars to a 0-0 draw in a match played in Provo, Utah … Established herself as one of the SEC’s premier defensive midfielders with her effort as a freshman … Demonstrated a tremendous ability to win balls in the air on punts and goal kicks by opposing goalkeepers … Helped the Tigers’ finish the season with one of the premier defensive units in the SEC … A leader of LSU’s defensive unit that finished the season with a 0.72 goals against average while tying the school’s single-season record by allowing just 16 goals in 21 matches … LSU finished the 2010 season ranked No. 1 in goals allowed and No. 3 in goals against average in the SEC … Attempted a total of 12 shots with three shots on goal on the campaign … Selected to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll during the spring of 2011 … Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
The top recruit in the state of Louisiana for the Class of 2010 … Earned experience as a member of the Region III Olympic Development Program Team player pool in 2007 and 2009 … Also a member of the Louisiana State ODP Team under head coach Bruce Deaton … Came to LSU following a brilliant club career with the Baton Rouge Soccer Club under the direction of head coaches Bo Cassidy and Marvin Smith … Served as team captain of her club team for four seasons … Led her club team to five Louisiana State Cup titles in her age group … Also guided the Baton Rouge Soccer Club to the Region III Players League championship in 2008 … Earned experience in many of the nation’s premier club tournaments, including the Capital Area Soccer League Showcase, John Talley Classic, Las Vegas Showcase, Texas Cup, Texas Shootout, Tiger College Showcase, Vulcan Cup and WAGS Tournament … Helped guide the Baton Rouge Soccer Club to the finals of the Vulcan Cup in 2006 and 2007, the Texas Cup in 2007 and 2008 and the Tiger College Showcase in 2008 … A standout on the pitch at Baton Rouge Magnet High School under head coach Shelia Achee … Served as team captain in each of her last two seasons … Is the all-time school record holder for goals scored in a career with 128 goals over her last four seasons … She is also the school-record holder for goals scored in a single season with 45 goals during her senior season … A two-time recipient of the BRMHS Golden Boot Award presented annually to the team’s top goal scorer … Elected her team’s offensive and overall Most Valuable Player following her junior season … Enjoyed an outstanding junior season in which she was named a first-team all-state selection … Received first-team all-metro and all-district honors as a sophomore … Named the all-district offensive MVP in each of her last two seasons … Named the all-metro co-offensive MVP as a sophomore and the all-metro co-overall MVP as a junior.

PERSONAL
Full name is Emily Rosa Cancienne … Born on March 24, 1992 … Daughter of Joe and Cathy Cancienne … Has an older sister, Sarah, who graduated from LSU and is a masters of architecture student at the University of Virginia … Has an older brother, Joseph, who is an English major at LSU … Father played basketball at Nicholls State during his freshman season … Both parents are graduates of LSU … Majoring in sport administration with a concentration in sport leadership.

 

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