Name: Emily Sonnett
Position: Defender
Sport: Soccer
Height: 5-7
DOB: 11/25/1993
Birthplace: Marietta, Ga.
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
High School: Fellowship Christian School (Roswell, Ga.) ‘12
College: University of Virginia ‘16, Sociology
Team/Club: Washington Spirit
Coach(es): Richie Burke
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020), one-time Olympic medalist (bronze)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, bronze
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – gold
  • Years of participation: 2019
  • Medals: 1 (1 gold)
  • Gold – 2019
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup
  • 2016,2018,2020,2021 SheBelieves Cup
Personal: Daughter of Jane and Bill Sonnett...Has a twin sister, Emma, who played soccer for the University of Georgia...Known as a jokester, has legendary photoshopping skills and constantly has her eye out for a good joke or something gif-able… NWSL Best XI Selection in 2018…Led Portland Thorns to the 2017 NWSL Championship.