Biography:

Routhier_Emily_2In 2014 Emily Routhier was part of the Canadian team that finished third in the North American Zone of the IHF Trophy. She was also the second leading scorer for her fifth place Sherbrooke club in the Circuit Quebecois D1 last season with 67 goals in 13 games.

Personal

Family: Parents Marc Routhier and Josée Lessard… Younger brothers Samuel and Zachary… Getting into the Sport: Started playing handball at age 8 or 9… Was drawn to the complexity of the sport… Outside Interests: Enjoys watching TV, running and doing other sports… Completed first year of Bachelor degree in psychology at Université Laval… Odds and Ends: Nickname: Emil… Inspired by 2010 Olympic bronze medallist figure skater Joannie Rochette for her perseverance… Collects keychains from her international travels… Favourite quote: Nothing great ever came that easy!