Emily Valeo


Norristown, Pa.

High School:
Gwynedd Mercy Academy



Emily  Valeo


Four Honored at PARDees

Johnson, DiCroce, Fink and Valeo garner honors at senior student-athlete awards presentation


Nominees Announced for Major Awards at 2013 PARDees

Winners of Department of Athletics four major awards to be announced at May 23 ceremony


LVAIAW Honors Three Leopards at Annual Banquet

Purdy, Valeo and White earns outstanding athlete awards


Field Hockey Earns National Academic Team Honors

Leopards place five on National Academic Squad


Field Hockey Lands 11 on Academic Honor Roll

Trout leads team with 3.93 GPA


Lafayette vs. Princeton

Photos by Rick Smith


Lafayette vs. American

Photos by Rick Smith


No. 1 Lafayette vs. No. 4 Colgate

Patriot League Semifinals, Photos by Rick Smith


Lafayette vs. Georgetown

Photos by Rick Smith


Lafayette vs. Colgate

Photos by Rick Smith

2012: Named the Maroon Club Scholar-Athlete of the Year...Selected to the NFHCA All-Mideast Region team and All-Patriot League First Team...Earned a place on the Academic All-Patriot League team...Chosen for the Patriot League Tournament All-Tournament team...Led the Patriot League in assists with 17 and added eight goals for 33 points on the year...Earned Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week honors twice (8/27, 9/24)...Notched a goal and two assists in the season-opening win over Ball State (8/26)...Added one assist at Temple (9/9) and two helpers against Drexel (9/14)...Netted a score in the 4-2 win at Quinnipiac (9/16)...Tallied an assist and the game-winning goal at Albany (9/22)...Nabbed two assists against Rider (9/25) and one helper at American (9/29)...Scored a goal and notched an assist in the 5-2 victory over Penn (10/3)...Garnered two assists and a goal against Colgate (10/6)...Recorded a tally in the 2-0 defeat of Bucknell (10/13)...Added an assist at Holy Cross (10/20) and a goal at Lehigh (10/27)...Put in her highest point perofrmance of the season with three assists and a goal versus Georgetown (10/28)...Marked an assist against Colgate in the Patriot League Semifinal 4-3 win...Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

First-Team All-Patriot League Selection...named to the Patriot League All-Academic Team...one of four Lafayette players on the Patriot League All-Tournament Team...one of four team captains...third on the team with 18 points and second on the team with 8 assists...tied for the League lead with 7 assists in the regular season... Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week for Sept. 26 - Oct. 2...scored five goals and started all 20 games...contributed a goal and an assist in a 4-2 win vs. Temple (9/9)...scored the game-winner and picked up an assist in a 5-0 shutout of Colgate (10/1)...scored on a penalty stroke and added an assist in the win over Quinnipiac (10/2)...had two helpers in the 5-0 victory vs. Holy Cross (10/15)...scored a goal and had one assist against Lehigh in the Patriot League Semifinals (11/4)...Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selection...named to the Gladiator SGI/NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad...member of USA Field Hockey's Women's Senior National Indoor Team.

2010: All-Patriot League Second Team selection...played and started in all 19 contests...second on the team with 16 assists...had a season-high four assists in a win over Holy Cross (10/16)...tallied a pair of assists four different times; Colgate (10/2), Lehigh (10/23), Georgetown (10/24) and Bucknell (11/5)...selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2009: Started all 20 games as a freshman...was a key defender for the Leopards in their eight shutout wins...finished the season with four points...had assists against Quinnipiac (9/20), at Monmouth (9/26), Holy Cross (10/8) and Bucknell (11/6)...named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

At Gwynedd Mercy Academy:Silver medalist as a member of the National Women's Indoor Field Hockey team for 2008 Pan-Am Games...four-year starter in field hockey and lacrosse...named to Catholic Academy League All Star team twice and member of All-State Team her junior season...named MVP, captain and was selected to the Philadelphia Inquirer's All-Southeastern Pennsylvania team her senior season...four-year member of the honor roll and two-year member of National Honor society...served as student council president as a freshman and a class representative the following two years...president of her school's television program for three years.