|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 caused turnovers, adding to a career total of 133 goals, 86 assists, 85 ground balls, and 54 caused turnovers. In 2013, she was named the Nike Elite 120 Showcase MVP and is a two-time Georgia All-State selection and Under Armour Team member. Velez served as a leader on and off the field, being Class President all four years. She was a member of the Spanish Honor Society, Art Honor Society, English Honor Society, and the National Honor Society.