|High School:||Milton High School|
Prior To Columbia: Attacker Emily Velez was an offensive force for the three-time Georgia State Champion Milton High School team. In her senior season alone she produced 40 goals, 26 assists, 24 ground balls and 13 CTO to add to career total of 133 goals, 86 assists, 85 ground balls and 54 CTO. In 2013 she was named was the Nike Elite 120 Showcase MVP and she is a two-time Georgia All-State selection and Under Armour Team selection.
Velez served as a leader on and off the field by as the Class President for all four years. She was was a member of the Spanish Honor Society, Art Honor Society, English Honor Society and the National Honor Society.