Emily Clark began playing hockey internationally for Canada in 2011 with the national under-18 team. In 2012 and 2013 she helped Canada win gold at the IIHF World Women’s U18 Championship. In her first appearance with the National Women’s Team in 2014, Clark won gold at the Four Nations Cup. She went on to make her world championship debut in 2015, winning the first of her three straight silver medals at the global tournament. At the 2017 Worlds, she scored two goals in five games.
Clark has spent the first three years of her collegiate career at the University of Wisconsin where she has been a huge part of the Badgers’ success. As a freshman in 2014-15, Wisconsin won the WCHA Championship and reached the NCAA Frozen Four. The same results followed the next season. In 2016-17 the Badgers made it all the way to the championship game of the Frozen Four.
A little more about Emily
Getting into the Sport: Started skating at age 3 and playing organized hockey at age 5… All four of her older brothers played hockey… Played with boys until she was 13… Knew from a young age that she wanted to pursue hockey at the highest level… Outside Interests: Has been a volunteer hockey instructor, working with international families new to Canada… Enjoys doing water sports at her cabin… Played lacrosse in high school… Odds and Ends: Favourite female athlete is Caroline Ouellette… Favourite quote: “Work until your dreams become a reality”…
Notable International Results
IIHF World Championships: 2017 – SILVER; 2016 – SILVER; 2015 – SILVER