Team Wasserman has added another addition to their client lineup: Emily Fox. Fox was selected in the first round of the National Women’s Soccer League Draft by Racing Louisville FC. The 22-year-old, 5’5, senior defender out of the University of North Carolina is from Ashburn, Virginia.
Fox played one year of varsity soccer at Stone Bridge High School before concentrating on her youth national team duties. She was named second-team All-Met as well as first-team All-State, All-Region, and All-District. She was also named varsity team offensive MVP and the team’s leading scorer that year with 16 goals and six assists. Fox enrolled at the University of North Carolina in January 2017 after graduating from high school a semester early. She played on the U.S. U20 National Team at the 2016 FIFA World Cup in Papua, New Guinea, and was again named to that team for the U20 World Cup in France in August 2018. She was named third-team All-ACC as well her freshman season.
During Fox’s sophomore season she was named to the U.S. roster for U20 World Cup which was held in August 2018 in France before training with the full U.S. National Team later in 2019. She returned to UNC for the third round of the NCAA Tournament after training with U.S. full national team in Europe. She was awarded a 2018 first-team All-ACC selection, All-Tournament selection at NCAA College Cup, All-ACC Academic Women’s Soccer Team, #98-ranked player in Top Drawer Soccer’s postseason Top-100 list. In her junior season she went on to become a Hermann Trophy semifinalist, first-team All-ACC selection, as well as All-Tournament Team at the ACC Tournament. She is the only current collegiate player to have earned caps with the U.S. Women’s National Team. Fox was awarded a preseason All-ACC selection, as well as Top Drawer Soccer Bext XI honoree. She played with the U.S. U23 National Team at Nordic Cup in England from August 28th – September 2nd.
Within the last few days, Team Wasserman has added some big talent to their client roster, with James Harden and now first-round draft pick Emily Fox is joining the team. The National Women’s Soccer League season will be opening with the Challenge Cup in mid-April followed by the start of the 24-game regular season in mid-May.