USI Women’s Soccer adds transfer midfielder Grafton for 2024


EVANSVILLE, Ind. – University of Southern Indiana Women’s Soccer announced the addition of sophomore midfielder Emerson Grafton to the roster for the 2024 season.

Grafton, sister of USI defender Charli Grafton (Sunriver, Oregon), is a transfer who spent her first two collegiate seasons at Idaho State University. The Camas, Washington native is the 11th signing for the Screaming Eagles and Head Coach Eric Schoenstein ahead of the 2024 campaign.
“We are excited to welcome Emerson to the USI Soccer family,” Schoenstein said. “Emerson is a crafty midfielder, who brings a great deal of toughness and Division I experience.”
From 2022 to 2023, Grafton totaled 24 starts in 35 appearances and over 2,000 minutes played. The 5’6″ attacker scored two goals with 25 shots and 14 shots on target.
Before Idaho State, Grafton was a four-time all-state selection in high school. Plus, she was all-state in cross country and a state champion in track and field.