One of the Bluejays leaders along the backline, Emily started 17 matches last season and played in every contest ... Despite playing in the back four, Roll collected three points on three assists in 2014 ... Two of Roll's assists came in the same game as she set up both of Creighton's goals in the Bluejays' comeback win over Omaha on Sept. 21 ... Roll anchored the Bluejay defense as Creighton held the opposition to one goal or less in 12 matches, including five shutouts.
Roll started every match as a defender for the Bluejays in her freshman campaign ... Emily led Creighton in minutes played with 1,630, leaving the pitch in just two matches ... Roll notched her first point as a Bluejay with an assist in Creighton’s 4-0 win over South Dakota on Sept. 13 ... Her assists helped vault the defender to the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week honor on Sept. 16 ... Her first goal was one to remember as the Gretna native bent in a corner kick to tie the match with Marquette on Sept. 26.
A local product, Roll came to Creighton from Gretna HS ... Roll led the Dragons to the Class B State Title in 2012, leading Gretna to an 18-1 mark ... In her four seasons, Gretna posted a combined record of 66-12 ... Her play garnered Eastern Midlands First Team honors as a freshman, sophomore and junior ... Roll also claimed First Team All-State Selections in 2011 and 2012 as well as the Omaha World-Herald All-Nebraska First Team honor in 2013.
Roll played club soccer for Omaha FC.
The daughter of John and Teresa Roll, Emily was born in Omaha, Neb. ... She has three siblings, John, Joseph and Daniel ... Roll plans to major in medical anthropology.
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