1 Erica Stein
1 Erica Stein
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Oakton, VA
High School: Oakton
Position: GK
Major: Psychology
Parents: Robert & Eileen Stein

Senior (2012):

Stein capped off her Emory career with a strong senior season, recording a 0.51 goals-against average (the 12th-lowest mark in the program's history) and an .850 save percentage (the 15th-best mark in school history).  She finished the year with a 9-1-1 record, with her only loss of the year coming against top-ranked Messiah in the National Championship game, her first setback since November 20th, 2010.  Starting a school-record 24 games during the year and playing the entirety of the first half in all but one, Stein logged 1059 minutes and 29 seconds in goal, converting a career-high 34 saves, while allowing just six goals.  She allowed just one goal and made 13 saves in six NCAA Tournament games, included a career-high six saves in the second round against Centre College.  For her efforts against Centre, she was named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week on November 12th.  She allowed just one goal in seven conference games, leading all UAA keepers with a 0.29 goals-against average and a .857 save percentage in league play.  Stein ended her career ranked fourth in school history with 29 wins, fifth with a 0.51 goals-against average, sixth with 87 saves, and tied for 15th with a .813 save percentage.  She finished with an overall record of 29-3-2, with just one regular season loss over her career.  

Junior (2011):

Stein enjoyed a record-setting campaign in 2011, setting a new program best with a 0.20 goals-against average.  In addition, her 11 wins (11-0-1 overall record in 2011) and .882 save percentage were both the 10th-best single season marks in Emory history.  Stein started and played the first half of all 20 Emory games during the season, allowing just two goals and making 15 saves during her 900 minutes of action.  She combined with Kaele Leonard to help the Eagles rank third among Division III teams with a .242 squad goals-against average and a 0.8 shutout percentage, and fifth with a 0.904 save percentage.  In addition, the Eagles set program records for team shutouts (16) and goals-against average during the year.  Her consecutive 656 minutes and 26 seconds of shutout play in goal, which stretched from September 5th through October 30th, was the third-longest streak in school history, and the longest within a single season by an Emory keeper. She recorded a season-high four saves during her 45 scoreless minutes played against Carnegie Mellon University on November 5th.  Stein was named the UAA Athlete of the Week on October 31st and November 21st.  She ends her junior season ranked fifth in school history with 20 career wins (a 20-2-1 overall record) and a 0.51 goals-against average, and 14th with a .791 save percentage over 48 games (including 45 starts).  Stein was also recognized for her academic achievement, as she was named to the Capital One Academic All-District Team.

Sophomore (2010):

Stein started 19 games and appeared in 20 total during her sophomore campaign with Emory.  Splitting time with teammate Kaele Leonard, she finished the year with a 0.80 goals-against average and a .750 save percentage, while making 27 saves and allowing nine goals in over 1008 minutes played.  Stein finished the year with a 4-1-0 record and one individual shutout, in addition to being a part of eight other team shutouts.  She did not allow a goal in 12 of her 20 games played, and held opponents to one goal or less is all but one game.  Stein's individual shutout came on September 17th against Birmingham-Southern College, helping Emory to a 3-0 victory.  She had a stretch of seven appearances from October 3rd through October 29th where she did not allow a goal.  Stein ends her sophomore campaign ranked eighth in the program's history with a 0.68 career goals-against average.

Freshman (2009):

Stein finished the 2009 season as the Eagles' everyday goalkeeper, making starts in the final five games of the season for Emory.  She played in eight total games for the Eagles, going 5-1-0 with a 0.47 goals against average and three shutouts.  Her only loss during the season came against the then 10th-ranked University of Rochester, a 1-0 overtime defeat.  Stein made 11 saves, while allowing just three goals, in over 580 minutes played.  On September 9th against Agnes Scott College, her first collegiate appearance, she made two saves en route to a 3-0 shutout win.  She also recorded complete-game shutouts in Emory's 1-0 win over Oglethorpe University on November 3rd, and in the team's 5-0 win over Carnegie Mellon University on November 7th.  Stein's 220:28 consecutive-shutout minutes at the beginning of the season is the third-longest streak to start a career in Emory history.

Career Statistics:

  GP GS Goals Allowed GAA Saves W-L-T Sho
2009 8 6 3 0.47 11 5-1-0 3
2010 20 19 9 0.80 27 4-1-0 1
2011 20 20 2 0.20 15 11-0-1 0
2012 24 24 6 0.51 34 9-1-1 0
Totals 72 69  20  0.51 87  29-3-2 4

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Honors:

2011 CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District
Jewish Sports Review All-America Honorable Mention
 
2012 CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District
 

Prior to Emory:

Played on the Oakton High School soccer team for four seasons, one on the junior varsity team and three on the varsity squad... Served as the team's co-captain during her senior year... Helped her team to the state quarterfinals in 2009, marking the team's first qualification for the state tournament... Named the 2009 Girl's Varsity Soccer Varsity Athlete... 2009 Honorable Mention All-District... Coached by Brooke Alexander... Was one of the original members  for the Braddock Road Blue Thunder club team from 1999-2009, where she was coached by Daniel Rondsholt and Ashu Saxena... Was a four-time Virginia state semifinalist... Attended Tracy Ducar's Dynasty Goalkeeping Camp in 2007 and 2008.

Personal:

Born December 23, 1990... Writes for the Emory Wheel.

Quote:

"I chose Emory because of its outstanding academics and strong athletic program.  It is a school where I can be pushed to grow more, both as a student and an athlete."