Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#22 Emily Lai
Position: Forward/Defense
Height: 5'6"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.
High School: Catalina Foothills HS
Experience: High School

2012: Competed in 14 games as a sophomore earning two starts... Registered 10 shots, three on goal and recorded two assists... Sat out the remaining four games of the season due to a foot injury.

2011: Played in 15 games registering five starts... Logged a total of 832 minutes... Took a total of four shots in the season.

Prep: A phenomenal athlete that can play attacking roles and defending roles ... A three-year letterwinner for coach Charlie Kendrick at Catalina Foothills High School ... Team captain senior year ... Leading goal-scorer as a junior on 2010 4A Division I state championship team ... Named to the 2008 All-Southern Arizona team after leading school in goals as a freshman ... 2009 ESPN Rise All-Arizona Top Player ... Honored in 2010 by the Arizona Republic as a "High Achiever" ... Named MVP of the 2009 Brandon bean Tournament ... Plays club soccer with the Arizona Rush 93 coached by Dalton Kaufman ... Member of Arizona ODP State team from 2004-2009 ... Represented Arizona at 92 Regional Camp for three years ... Selected to play with the Arizona Rush of the Women's Professional Soccer League in 2010.

Personal:Born Emily Marie Lai in October 1992 in Tucson, Ariz. ... Daughter of Kristi and John Lai ... Has one brother, Matt, and two sisters, Olivia and Sophie.