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Emma Koivisto


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* CoSIDA Academic All-District 4 First Team (2017)
* United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-South Region Third Team (2017)
* All-ACC Third Team (2015, 2016)
* CoSIDA Academic All-American Third Team (2015)
* CoSIDA Academic All-District IV First Team (2015)
* Soccer America All-Freshman Second Team (2014)
* All ACC Academic Team (2014, 2015, 2016)
* Freshman Best XI First Team (2014)
* ACC All-Freshman Team (2014)
* ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17)


* Finished her Seminole career by playing and starting in 17 games as a senior in 2017. Played in every minute of 15 of those games.
* Missed four matches due to international appearances for the Finland senior women’s national team.
* Recorded just one assist on the season, helping Megan Connolly score the game-winner against South Alabama on August 20.
* Moved from outside back to centerback in 2017, and helped the Seminole defense record eight shutouts, including a 5-0 win over Ole Miss and a 2-0 victory against Arizona in the NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship.
* Added to her academic accolades by being named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 4 First Team and the United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-South Region Third Team.


* Started in all 19 matches played for the Seminoles as a junior in 2016.
* Recorded two assists as a right back on the defensive back line.
* Found Deyna Castellanos in the second minute of the season opener, helping give FSU a 1-0 win on the road at No. 8 Texas A&M.
* Also assisted on a Castellanos goal at Middle Tennessee on August 28.
* Helped the Seminoles post 15 shutouts, and limited opponents to a 0.39 goals against average on the season.
* Did not allow a goal in the final 278:45 of the ACC Tournament, covering three different matches, as Florida State earned its fourth conference championship in a row.


* Played in 20 games, with 19 starts, during her sophomore season as the Seminoles earned their third ACC Championship in a row and the fourth title in school history.
* Missed five matches due to international call-ups to the Finland National Team.
* Tallied two assists on the season from the right back position on the defensive back line.
* Aided on Berglind Thorvaldsdottir’s game-winner on September 4 against No. 3 Texas A&M in the 75th minute as the Noles defeated the Aggies, 3-1.
* Her second assist also came against the Aggies, however this time was on November 27 in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Tournament. She found Michaela Hahn in the 35th as her strike gave the Noles a 2-0 lead on their way to a 5-0 victory and an appearance in the College Cup for the fifth straight season.
* Solid outside defender that helped FSU set NCAA Tournament records with 10 consecutive shutouts and a consecutive scoreless streak of 931:47 during postseason play.
* Helped the FSU defense allow only 15 goals on the season, finishing No. 10 in the NCAA in shutout percentage (0.60) and No. 12 in goals against average (0.58).
* The Seminoles recorded 15 shutouts on the season – tied for the most in the ACC – with six in ACC play, including No. 22 Duke, No. 16 Notre Dame, No. 1 North Carolina and No. 7 Virginia Tech.
* Played every minute of 16 games, including 110-minute overtime matches against Boston College and No. 1 Virginia.


* Appeared in 23 games as a freshman, making 23 starts on the backline, as the Seminoles earned their first NCAA National Championship in program history.
* Aided an FSU defense that led the ACC and finished second in the NCAA with a 0.34 goals-against average.
* Florida State surrendered only nine goals on the season, setting a program record.
* The Seminoles did not allow a goal in all six games of the 2014 NCAA Tournament, becoming just the second team to win a national championship (2003 North Carolina) by posting six shutouts in the NCAA postseason.
* The Noles recorded a program-record 19 shutouts on the season, including the final seven games of the season.
* Helped Florida State to a 9-0-1 record in conference play, its first undefeated conference season in program history, as the Noles allowed just two goals in ten conference games – a 2-1 victory over No. 9 Virginia Tech and a 1-1 tie at No. 5 North Carolina.
* Tallied 10 points on the season – two goals and six assists – in her first year of collegiate soccer.
* Scored her first career goal on a golden goal in the 106th minute at Oklahoma State on August 29. She one-timed a shot off a long throw from Megan Campbell to give the Noles a 2-1 victory over the Cowgirls.
* Registered the first assist of her career against Louisville on September 25, sending in a corner kick to Campbell who put it away to give the Noles a 1-0 lead in the 17th minute. FSU went on to defeat the Cardinals, 6-0.
* Posted her second goal of the season at NC State on October 26, scoring the second goal of the game off a long throw and pass from Campbell and Kristin Grubka.
* Set a career high and tied an FSU record with three assists in a game against South Alabama on November 14. She aided in the first three goals of the second half – one each by Cheyna Williams, Carson Pickett and Berglind Thorvaldsdottir – becoming the sixth person to record three assists in a game in FSU history.
* Assisted on Williams’ second-half goal in FSU’s 5-0 victory over No. 18 South Carolina on November 28.
* Helped give FSU an early 1-0 lead in the College Cup semifinal against No. 3 Stanford, assisting on a goal by Williams in the 16th minute.


* Earned 25 caps as a member of the Full National Team including six caps during the qualifying stages for the 2015 Women’s World Cup and six caps during the qualifying stages for the 2013 and 2017 UEFA European Championship.
* Played all 90 minutes during these qualifying matches against France (2), Spain, Estonia, Austria, Kazakstan, Ukraine, Ireland and Montenegro.
* Named to Finland`s roster for the 2014 FIFA WU20 World Cup in Canada and played in all three matches 90 minutes against North Korea, Canada and Ghana.
* Member of the Finnish WU16, WU17, WU19 and WU20 teams.
* 38 caps in Youth National Teams.
* Participated on the UEFA WU19 European Championship team that finished third in 2013. Played full minutes in all four matches against Sweden, Norway, Germany and England.
* Named to “All Stars” in final tournament for UEFA WU19 European Championship.


* Played for SAPA/boys (2000-06), HJK (2006-12) and FC Honka (2012-2014 and summers of 2015-16).
* Claimed Women’s Finnish Cup with HJK in 2010 & FC Honka in 2014 and 2015.
* Named to “All Stars” in the biggest youth Region`s Tournament (Piirijoukkue Cup) in Finland 2008 and 2009.
* Named by Finnish Soccer Association (Suomen Palloliitto) “Most promising young female player” in 2011.
* MVP in the Sport High School Tournament in 2012.


* Daughter of Jukka Koivisto and Marja Soini
* Majoring in business.