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#1 Emily Dorst
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Menlo Park, Calif.
High School: Menlo-Atherton
Major: Science, Technology & Society


USA Water Polo 

  • Trained with the national team at the USA Water Polo training facility in Los Alamitos in 2008 and 2010, and at the Olympic Club in 2010

As a junior in 2014

  • Appeared in 13 games, making 37 saves with a goals-against average of 6.04
  • Made seven saves over wins against UC Davis and Hawai'i on first day of the Stanford Invitational (2/1)
  • Stopped a pair of shots in win at Santa Clara (2/12)
  • Started and made eight saves with just two goals conceded in win at Pacific (2/15)
  • Again beat Pacific, allowing just three goals in Cardinal win (2/22)
  • Made five saves in second half of MPSF win at San Jose State (3/1)
  • Made two saves in first half of win at Fresno Pacific (3/8)
  • Stopped three shots in a half of action at Cal State Bakersfield (4/12)
  • Made four saves in second half against Indiana (5/9)

As a sophomore in 2013

  • Saw action over 18 quarters
  • Made 22 saves with a goals-against average of 4.75
  • Started and made two saves with just one goal allowed against Cal Baptist (1/26)
  • Came on in relief and made three saves in win over Loyola Marymount (1/27)
  • Started against UC Davis, making two saves over a half of action (2/9)
  • Made three saves over action against CSU Bakersfield and Hawai'i at UCI Invitational (2/23)
  • Stopped three shots against CSU Bakersfield (3/2)
  • Started consecutive games, making three saves against Colorado State (3/24) and five against Hartwick (3/25)

As a freshman in 2012

  • Named to ACWPC All-Academic List
  • Saw action in seven games, making 7.71 saves per game and allowing just 4.77 goals per game
  • Made four saves in relief against UC Davis (1/28)
  • Made first collegiate start in 13-4 win at Santa Clara, stopping six shots (2/18)
  • Started the UCI Invitational opener against UC San Diego, turning away six shots (2/25)
  • Stopped eight shots in win over Long Beach State (3/3)
  • Made six saves against Brown (3/26)
  • Stopped three shots against Pomona-Pitzer in the National Collegiate Championship first round (5/11)

High School/Club

  • A 2011 graduate of Menlo-Atherton High School
  • Earned four letters in both water polo and swimming
  • Captained each team for a season
  • Helped lead M-A to CIF Central Coast Section Division I titles in 2007 and 2010
  • Team captured four straight Peninsula Athletic League titles
  • Also captured NorCal title in 2009
  • Three-time All-PAL first-team selection (2008-10), and named second-team All-PAL as a freshman in 2007
  • Named first-team All-American and CCS Most Valuable Goalie as a senior
  • Earned fourth-team All-America status as a junior in 2009
  • Earned second-team All-PAL in swimming as a sophomore
  • Played club for Stanford Water Polo Club and for NorCal Water Polo Club
  • Helped team to fourth-place finish at 2010 Junior Olympics
  • Captured Hawaiian Invitational title four times (2006-08, 2010), being named MVP of the tournament in 2010
  • Born in Stanford, Calif.
  • Parents are Chris and Marybeth Dorst
  • Both parents graduated from and were student-athletes at Stanford
  • Father Chris was a two-time All-American as a goalie for the men's water polo team, as well as being a two-time Olympian for the U.S. (1980, '84), winning silver with the U.S. team at the 1984 Los Angeles Games
  • Mother Marybeth (Linzmeier) was an eight-time NCAA champion swimmer for the Cardinal and earned a spot on the 1980 U.S. Olympic Team
  • Has two older sisters, Lindsay and Rebecca, who play water polo for California and UCLA, respectively
  • An aunt, Jane Clark, also graduated from Stanford and was a Stanford Dolly
  • Hobbies include painting nails, knitting and crafts