Emily  Dowd

20Emily Dowd


Gainesville, Fla.

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Season GP-GS Goals Assists Points Shots Match-Winning Goals
2011 22-22 12 7 31 59 3
2010 19-17 7 1 15 47 1
2009 20-9 2 3 7 36 0
2008 21-6 1 1 3 27 0
Totals 82-54 22 12 56 169 4


Season GP-GS Goals Assists Points Shots Match-Winning Goals
2011 11-11 6 4 16 30 2
2010 11-9 2 1 5 33 1
2009 11-3 0 0 0 22 0
2008 9-3 0 0 0 14 0
Totals 42-26 8 5 21 99 3

AS A SENIOR (2011): Was chosen second team All-SEC...Rated #8 on Top Drawer Soccer's list of its Top 20 SEC Players of 2011...Totaled 59 shots, including 30 on frame, while starting all 22 matches at forward for Tennessee...Registered single-season career highs with 12 goals, seven assists and 31 total points in 2011...Finished tied for the third-most goals and fifth-most points all-time in UT single-season history...On Oct. 9, joined Caroline Brown in becoming the first Lady Vol duo to record double-figure goal totals in the same campaign since 1998 and only the second such scoring duo in UT history...Tied UT's SEC Tournament quarterfinal match against Kentucky (11/2) at 12:09, on the way to a 2-1 victory...Effectively sealed the 2-0 victory at Georgia (10/29) by blasting home her 11th goal of the year at the 63:04 mark following a corner kick...Picked up her seventh assist of the season on Amy Harrison's match-winning score just 2:33 into the 2-0 victory over #22 Auburn (10/23)...Registered 26 of the points she has accrued this season over a 10-match stretch from Sept. 2-Oct. 9 (Middle Tennessee, UNC Greensboro, Charlotte, Coastal Carolina, South Carolina, #6 Florida, LSU, Arkansas, Ole Miss, Mississippi State)...Totaled her 10th goal of the year and, in the process, the 20th of her career at 15:05 of the 2-0 win over Mississippi State (10/9)...Helped UT rally from a three-goal deficit against Ole Miss (10/7) by scoring at 60:24 to cut the gap to a single goal on the way to an eventual 4-3 (OT) victory...Was at her havoc-producing best at Arkansas (10/2), registering her third two-goal match of the season (match-winner was included at 6:44) to go along with an assist as UT routed the Razorbacks, 4-0...Picked up her fourth multi-point effort of the year by blasting home a goal and distributing a helper during the 4-2 victory over #6 Florida (9/25)...Was chosen as the Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week for Sept. 19 after scoring two goals and dishing an assist during UT's 4-0 victory over Coastal Carolina (9/16)...Posted her second four-point effort of the year with a 67th minute goal and two assists during the 5-0 rout of Charlotte (9/9)...With her fancy footwork inside the 18-yard box against UNC Greensboro (9/4), Dowd drew her third penalty kick call over UT's initial six contests as Spartan keeper Kelsey Kearney had little choice but to tackle the 5-6 forward to prevent an almost certain score...Got in the scoring column in a major way by registering the third two-goal match of her career, and second career match-winner, with a pair of scores over a 1:17 span (82nd & 83rd minutes) during the 2-0 triumph over Middle Tennessee (9/2)...Drew penalty kick-worthy fouls inside the 18 during victories at Kansas (8/19) and Oklahoma (8/21) that were converted by Caroline Brown (match-winner at 97:16 in OT) and Kylie Bono (22:25), respectively...Was credited with three shots on goal during the 2-1 (OT) victory at Kansas.

AS A JUNIOR (2010): Finished the campaign second on the Lady Vol squad with seven goals (a career single-season high) and 15 total points on 47 shots, 18 shots on frame...Tallied her first career "golden goal" at 104:33 from about six yards out in the middle of the pitch to down Alabama (10/24), 1-0 (2OT)...Hit the left upright with a shot from 14 yards out on the right wing during the 40th minute of the eventual overtime triumph at Auburn (10/21)...Picked up her first assist of the 2010 campaign by delivering the pass to Chelsea Hatcher that led to Tennessee's initial goal at #13/12 Florida (10/15)...Sealed the Lady Vols' 3-1 win at Ole Miss (10/10) by scoring from a sharp angle near the left end line at 87:51...Scored twice over a 3:51 stretch during the 8-0 rout of Chattanooga (9/19), missing a hat trick late only because her 87th minute shot rolled about a foot wide left of the post...Was tabbed to the Sun Devil Desert Classic All-Tournament Team...Posted the initial two-goal match of her career and the first for Tennessee since Mick Imgram during the 2009 campaign during UT's 4-2 loss at #24 Arizona State (9/10)...Started at forward and played 73 minutes at #1 North Carolina (9/4), drawing the foul inside the 18 that led to Emily Shore's second-half penalty kick to get UT on the scoreboard at 61:03 versus the Tar Heels...Drew the start up top against #12 Maryland (8/27) and made her 83 minutes of action count by scoring an unassisted goal (her first of 2010) at 23:56 to cut UT's deficit against the Terrapins to 2-1.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009): Tied for third on the Lady Vol squad in points with seven on two goals and three assists...Played in all 20 matches in 2009 while drawing nine starting nods...Tallied a pair of shots in 69 minutes as a sub at forward during a 1-0 (2OT) loss to #10 Florida (11/4) at the SEC Tournament...Posted a pair of shots on goal in 53 minutes of playing time at Alabama (10/25) and one shot as a sub in 42 minutes at Georgia (10/30)...In 54 minutes in relief against Auburn (10/22), Dowd fired five total shots, two on goal...Battled to draw the crucial penalty inside the box during the 82nd minute against Ole Miss (10/11), allowing Mick Imgram the chance to tally the match-tying penalty kick in the 1-1 (2OT) tie...Posted one of UT's five total shots on goal at LSU (9/27)...Drew a red card against an Arkansas player by getting fouled from behind on a breakaway at 65:05, forcing the Razorbacks to play the last 25 minutes of its 1-0 defeat (9/25) a woman down...Picked up her second goal of the campaign at 39:58 to grant UT a 1-0 lead over Memphis (9/11) and delivered her third helper of the year on Imgram's match-winning score to down Western Carolina (9/13)...Assisted on Jayden Barrett's game-winning tally just 2:47 into the Wisconsin match, granting Dowd a career-high four points (one goal, two helpers) through her first five matches as a sophomore...Scored her initial goal of the season and just the second of her brief career in the 3-2 (2OT) defeat to Arizona State (8/28), granting UT a quick 1-0 advantage...Starting at forward against ETSU (8/22), Dowd recorded her second career assist on a perfect cross to Imgram who scored at 15:13.

AS A FRESHMAN (2008): Made 21 appearances, including six starts during her rookie campaign...Had an immediate impact, scoring her first career goal in the opener against Chattanooga...Dished out her first career assist in the 3-0 win over Western Carolina to cap non-conference play...Saw action in nine conference matches, starting three...Registered 14 shots during league play...Saw time in each of the Lady Vols' three SEC Tournament matches

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Three-time Golden Boot Award winner at Gainesville High School...All-time scoring leader in Alachua County with 163 goals during her four-year high school career...Helped the Lady `Canes to two District 4-5A championships while earning two Most Valuable Player awards and one Florida Sports Writers Association All-State Team selection in 2004-05...Played club soccer for the Gainesville Hotshots...Helped lead the Hotshots to three straight Florida State Cup Final Fours from 2003-05...Played one season with the Countryside Lightning in 2007...Moved on to IMG Soccer Academy team which is currently ranked as the No. 1 club team in the country... Part of the IMG teams that won both the Region III Premier League and the prestigious Disney Showcase Championship...Has accumulated over 300 goals during club competition since 1999...A member of both the Florida State ODP squad and the ODP Region III team...Traveled to ODP National Championships in 2007...Was tabbed as one of The Gainesville Sun's "Players of the Decade."

PERSONAL: Majoring in sociology and criminal justice...Chose Tennessee over the University of Florida, Florida State and Santa Clara...Played with fellow seniors Emily Shore and Chelsea Hatcher on the IMG Academy team...Will face off against former teammates Lindsay Williams (Florida), Lindsay Thompson (Florida) and Kayla Grimsley (South Carolina) during conference play...Enjoys hanging out with friends and going to the beach in her spare time...Has two brothers, Kevin, 23, and Sean, 19...Emily Alyssa Dowd was born on Jan. 17, 1990, in Gainesville, Fla....Her parents are Don and Lisa Dowd.



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