Currently with with New York Power. Check her profile here: Emily Janss' WUSA profile
On Janss: All-America candidate who will start for the fourth consecutive season … will serve as a team tri-captain for the second consecutive season … a talented player who could start on defense or in the midfield … an All-ACC second-team selection in both 1997 and 1998 … one of only five players in school history to earn all-conference honors multiple times … an All-American honorable mention and All-Mid-Atlantic first team selection by Soccer Buzz Magazine in 1997 … freshman All-America third team and freshman All-Mid-Atlantic first team selection by Soccer Buzz in 1996 … enters the 1999 season having started 54 consecutive games dating back to Oct. 25, 1996 and has played in all 73 Terp games during her career … has started a team-leading six NCAA Tournament games … Maryland's leading returner with 73 career games played … is very quick in tight spaces and is a great leader.
As a Junior in 1998: All-Atlantic Coast Conference second-team selection as a defender … started all 23 games at defense and was Maryland's fifth-leading scorer with eight total points … her four goals rates as the second best single-season total of her career behind only her five goals during her freshman season in 1996 … named to national collegiate women's soccer team of the week by Soccer America for her performance in the University of Colorado Tournament … scored two goals in two games as Maryland defeated Colorado and Texas … scored the game-winning goal on a penalty kick as Maryland defeated Texas in the first round of the University of Colorado Tournament on Sept. 25 … added a second penalty kick goal against Colorado on Sept. 27 … her goal against the Buffaloes gave the Terps a 2-0 first-half lead in a 5-0 victory … second career ACC goal came against Wake Forest and forced overtime on Oct. 25 … Janss netted a free kick on an assist from goalkeeper Riki-Ann Serrins to tie the game with the Demon Deacons, 2-2 … a tremendous individual effort to score a goal against Louisiana State in the LSU Invitational on Oct. 30 … received the ball at midfield and dribbled through the entire Tiger defense before drilling a 15-yard shot in the net … Maryland defeated the Tigers, 7-0.
As a Sophomore in 1997: Started every game at midfield as the Terps advanced to the NCAA Tournament and to the championship game of the ACC Tournament … one of only four players to start all 24 games … her penalty kick after overtime against NC State helped send Maryland to the 1997 ACC championship game … scored a career-high five goals and added a career-high five assists for a career-high 15 points during her freshman season, 1996. As a Freshman in 1996: Scored a single-season career-high six goals and added a single-season career-high five assists for a single-season career-high 17 total points … displayed her all-star potential as she amassed 10 points in her first 10 games … best three-game scoring streak came against New Hampshire (Sept. 7), Hartford (Sept. 8) and James Madison (Sept. 13) as she totaled six points (two goals and two assists) … scored the game-winning goal against St. Mary's in her first career game on Aug. 30, 1996 … goal came in the 75th minute in the first round of the University of Hawaii tournament in Honolulu … was the first game-winning goal of her career … had three shots in the championship game of the Hawaii Tournament as the Terps defeated Hawaii, 1-0, on Sept. 1 … a career-high three total points (one goal and one assist) came against New Hampshire in the first round of the Hartford/UMBRO Women's Soccer Cup … first career ACC goal came against Duke on Oct. 25 … her goal tied the game at 1-1 as the Terps and Blue Devils played to a 3-3 tie.
Before Maryland: A 1996 Parade Magazine All-American and captain of the East team in the Puma Cup Tournament … co-captain of her club team which won the Florida State Cup in 1996.
Personal: Born July 1, 1978 … Emily is the daughter of Suzie and Brad Janss … major is kinesiological sciences.
Janss' Career Statistics Year GP GS G A TP GWG 1998 23 23 4 0 8 1 1997 24 24 0 0 0 0 1996 26 25 6 5 17 1 Totals 73 72 10 5 25 2