Women's Soccer
Emilie Rhode - Women's Soccer - University of Kentucky Athletics 10


  • position Forward
  • height 5-8
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Århus, Denmark
  • Major Neuroscience
  • High school Marselisborg Gymnasium

2022 (Sophomore)

  • Played in 17 matches, registering 366 minutes as a key reserve
  • Had two goals off the bench vs. Eastern Michigan, the first UK player to do so since 2007
  • Finished the year with three goals, tied for fourth on the team
  • Had first collegiate assist on Madison Jones’ goal vs. Florida
  • Totaled 12 shots, including five on frame
  • Named to 2022 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll

2021 (Freshman)

  • Saw action in 12 games as a key offensive substitute
  • Recorded two shots at home versus Bellarmine
  • Logged 198 minutes, including a career-high 46 against Bellarmine

Prior to UK

  • Played for AGF in 2020-21, previously playing for Lysend and VSK
  • Has made over 40 appearances in the Gjensidige Kvindeliga, the highest-level women’s league in Denmark, with six National Team showings
  • Named team captain from U10-U18 and was the top scorer in U14, U15, and U16
  • Won the IberCup Florida and Dana Cup
  • Led her team to a runner-up finish at the Dallas International Girls Cup


  • Daughter of Marianne and Jakob Grønnebæk Rhode
  • Mother was a professional handball player on Denmark’s National Team
  • Has two brothers, Frederik and Bertil
  • Younger brother, Bertil, is one of Denmark’s top gymnasts and is part of the Flying Superkids TV show
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